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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 Bagby

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Alt. Meaning

B is for buoy, you encourage those you see.

A is for accepting, your forgiving nature.

G is for gracious, it shows everyday.

B is for buddy, everyone is your pal.

Y is for young, the years never show!

Notable Persons With the Last Name Bagby

Larry Bagby is a film, television actor, singer/songwriter, television, singer-songwriter, and televisionactor. Larry was given the name Lawrence Bagby III on March 7th, 1974 in Marysville, California, U.S.


Benjamin Bagby is a musical artist.


Arthur Pendleton Bagby is a Governor of Alabama. He was most prominent from 1837 to 1841. Arthur was born in Louisa County, Virginia.


Jim Bagby was a baseball player. Jim was born on October 5th, 1889. They breathed their last breath on July 28th, 1954.


George was born in 1906 in New York City. George is also known as Stein, Aaron Marc (birth name); Stone, and Hampton (pseudonym). He left this life on August 29th, 1985.


His military service ended in 1852. Jr. was born on May 17th, 1833 in Monroe County, Alabama. He left this life on February 21st, 1921.


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Popularity of Bagby as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Bagby U.S.
  White 68.64% 64.26%
  African American 24.99% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.29% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.74% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 2.76% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.58% 16.26%

Of Last Name Bagby

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

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Fun Facts about the name Bagby

  • How Popular is the name Bagby? As a last name Bagby was the 6,174th most popular name in 2010.
  • When was the first name Bagby first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Bagby is Tuesday, May 21st, 1907.
  • How unique is the name Bagby? From 1880 to 2017 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Bagby. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Bagby: Your name in reverse order is Ybgab. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Gbbay. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Bagby? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 5,542 people with the last name Bagby.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Bagby? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 2 of them will have Bagby as their last name.

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