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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Applewhite

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  1. A surname​.

Notable Persons With the Last Name Applewhite

Marshall was given the name Marshall Herff Applewhite, Jr. on May 17th, 1931 in Spur, Texas. Marshall is also known as Do, Bo, Tiddly, Nincom, and Guinea. He breathed his last breath on March 26th, 1997.


Major Applewhite is a college coach. Major was born on July 26th, 1978 in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.


Betty Applewhite is a soap character.


Ashton was born on June 27th, 1952.


Antwan Applewhite is a football player. Antwan was born on December 31st, 1985.


James was born in 1935.


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Popularity of Applewhite as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Applewhite U.S.
  White 33.96% 64.26%
  African American 59.89% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.33% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.22% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 2.79% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.82% 16.26%

Of Last Name Applewhite

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

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Fun Facts about the name Applewhite

  • How Popular is the name Applewhite? As a last name Applewhite was the 8,882nd most popular name in 2010.
  • When was the first name Applewhite first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Applewhite is Saturday, July 4th, 1903.
  • How unique is the name Applewhite? From 1880 to 2017 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Applewhite. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Applewhite: Your name in reverse order is Etihwelppa. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Eeapwlthip. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Applewhite? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 3,687 people with the last name Applewhite.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Applewhite? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 1 of them will have Applewhite as their last name.

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