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

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Origin and Meaning of Aplin

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Alt. Meaning

A is for athleticism, embrace the competitor within

P is for perfection, it's what you seek.

L is for listen, one of your best traits.

I is for infinite, are your possibilities

N is for nifty, how neat!

Notable Persons With the Last Name Aplin

Gabrielle Aplin is a folk music, indie folk, and indie rock musician. Her ongoing career started in 2008. Gabrielle was given the name Gabrielle Ann Aplin on October 10th, 1992 in Sutton Benger, Wiltshire, England, United Kingdom.


Andrew Aplin is a baseball player for the Houston Astros. Andrew was born on April 27th, 1993 in Elk Grove, California.


Greg Aplin is a politician. He was most prominent from 2003 to present. His military service ended in 1977. Greg was born on October 9th, 1952 in Northern Rhodesia.


Oliver Vernon Aplin was an ornithology and ornithologist. Oliver was born in 1858. He passed away in 1940.


Nick was born on March 7th, 1952.


William Aplin was a board of directors. William was born William Aplin on April 27th, 1840 in Combe St Nicholas. He died on February 18th, 1901.


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Popularity of Aplin as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Aplin U.S.
  White 92.21% 64.26%
  African American 1.69% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.66% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 1.31% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.50% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.63% 16.26%

Of Last Name Aplin

People with the last name Aplin are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Aplin

  • How Popular is the name Aplin? As a last name Aplin was the 23,737th most popular name in 2010.
  • When was the first name Aplin first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Aplin is Thursday, February 27th, 1873.
  • How unique is the name Aplin? From 1880 to 2017 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Aplin. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Aplin: Your name in reverse order is Nilpa. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Niapl. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Aplin? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 1,066 people with the last name Aplin.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Aplin? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Aplin as their last name since less than 1 person in 278k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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