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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Arther

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Alt. Meaning

A is for approachable, constantly meeting new people

R is for relax, you know how!

T is for traditional, somewhat old fashioned.

H is for honest, something you hold dear.

E is for extra, those little things you do!

R is for romantic, hopelessly so

Notable Persons Named Arther

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Arther Love is a football player. Arther was born on September 18th, 1977 in Soperton, Georgia.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Arther

His military service ended in 1863. Matthew was born in 1835 in Scotland. He died in 1890.

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How popular is the baby name Arther in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1880 17 0 17
1881 18 0 18
1882 16 0 16
1883 17 0 17
1884 22 0 22
1885 22 0 22
1886 16 0 16
1887 9 0 9
1888 9 0 9
1889 8 0 8
1890 16 0 16
1891 17 0 17
1892 20 0 20
1893 12 0 12
1894 24 0 24
1895 24 0 24
1896 19 0 19
1897 17 0 17
1898 18 0 18
1899 16 0 16
1900 30 0 30
1901 17 0 17
1902 26 0 26
1903 11 0 11
1904 24 0 24
1905 25 0 25
1906 18 0 18
1907 20 0 20
1908 28 0 28
1909 35 0 35
1910 35 0 35
1911 35 0 35
1912 52 0 52
1913 53 0 53
1914 76 0 76
1915 86 0 86
1916 89 0 89
1917 122 0 122
1918 94 0 94
1919 120 0 120
1920 113 0 113
1921 110 0 110
1922 132 0 132
1923 127 5 122
1924 109 5 104
1925 119 0 119
1926 117 6 111
1927 119 0 119
1928 119 7 112
1929 128 0 128
1930 116 0 116
1931 128 0 128
1932 117 0 117
1933 99 0 99
1934 97 0 97
1935 114 0 114
1936 72 0 72
1937 90 5 85
1938 106 6 100
1939 95 0 95
1940 103 7 96
1941 73 0 73
1942 81 0 81
1943 72 0 72
1944 74 0 74
1945 62 0 62
1946 56 6 50
1947 63 0 63
1948 56 0 56
1949 45 0 45
1950 40 0 40
1951 54 0 54
1952 42 0 42
1953 39 0 39
1954 49 0 49
1955 41 0 41
1956 27 0 27
1957 32 0 32
1958 31 0 31
1959 39 0 39
1960 22 0 22
1961 25 0 25
1962 14 0 14
1963 15 0 15
1964 23 0 23
1965 19 0 19
1966 15 0 15
1967 12 0 12
1968 19 0 19
1969 8 0 8
1970 17 0 17
1971 11 0 11
1972 13 0 13
1973 13 0 13
1974 8 0 8
1975 8 0 8
1976 9 0 9
1977 13 0 13
1978 5 0 5
1979 16 0 16
1980 9 0 9
1981 10 0 10
1982 8 0 8
1983 11 0 11
1984 5 0 5
1986 8 0 8
1987 7 0 7
1988 8 0 8
1989 9 0 9
1992 5 0 5
1994 7 0 7
1997 6 0 6
2002 5 0 5

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Popularity of Arther as a first name

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Popularity of Arther as a last name

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Common last names for Arther

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Arther U.S.
  White 66.67% 64.26%
  African American 14.89% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 9.22% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 2.13% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 4.73% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.36% 16.26%

Of Last Name Arther

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

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Fun Facts about the name Arther

  • How Popular is the name Arther? Arther is the 3,723rd most popular name of all time. As a last name Arther was the 49,636th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Arther have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2016, the Social Security Administration has recorded 5,022 babies born with the first name Arther in the United States. That's more than enough people named Arther to occupy the territory of Montserrat (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 4,922 (as of May 12, 2011).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Arther? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given as a first name to 17 new born babies.
  • When was Arther first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Arther is Monday, March 9th, 1874.
  • What year had the most people named Arther born? The highest recorded use of the first name Arther was in 1922 with a total of 132 babies.
  • Random Arther Factoid: According to the 1916 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Arther is not a popular baby boy's name in Arkansas. Imagine that, only 9 babies in Arkansas have the same name as you in 1916.
  • Weird things about the name Arther: Your name in reverse order is Rehtra. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Htrera. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Arther? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 423 people with the last name Arther.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Arther? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Arther as their last name since less than 1 person in 714k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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