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in the U.S.
since 1880
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in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Adelson

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International Interest
  1. A surname​.

Notable Persons With the Last Name Adelson

Sheldon Adelson is a founder, chairman, ceo of las vegas sands, las vegas sands, and ceo oflas vegas sands. Sheldon was given the name Sheldon Gary Adelson on August 4th, 1933 in Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.


Jay Adelson is an internet entrepreneur and entrepreneurship. Jay was born on September 7th, 1970 in Detroit.


Tom Adelson is an Oklahoma Secretary of Health. Tom was born in 1965 in Tulsa, Oklahoma.


Jake Adelson is a soccer player for the Blacktown City FC, Everton F.C. Reserves, Academy, Western Sydney Wanderers FC Youth, and Australia national under-20 soccer team. Jake was born on January 11th, 1996.


Warren was born in 1942 in Brookline, Massachusetts.


Steven A. Adelson is a film director and television director. He was most prominent from 1992 to present.


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International Interest for Adelson

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Popularity in the US

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Popularity of Adelson as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Adelson U.S.
  White 80.31% 64.26%
  African American 16.97% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.81% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 1.62% 16.26%

Of Last Name Adelson

People with the last name Adelson are most frequently White or African American

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Fun Facts about the name Adelson

  • How Popular is the name Adelson? As a last name Adelson was the 19,774th most popular name in 2010.
  • When was the first name Adelson first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Adelson is Wednesday, August 21st, 1878.
  • How unique is the name Adelson? From 1880 to 2017 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Adelson. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Adelson: Your name in reverse order is Nosleda. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Nadsole. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Adelson? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 1,361 people with the last name Adelson.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Adelson? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Adelson as their last name since less than 1 person in 217k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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