First Name
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 Beckham

User Submitted Meanings

  • According to a user from Trinidad and Tobago, the name Beckham is of English origin and means "The love of my life".
Other origins: African

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International Interest
  1. A surname​.

Notable Persons With the Last Name Beckham

David Beckham is a businessman, model, spokesperson, association football, footballer, and (retired). David was given the name David Robert Joseph Beckham on May 2nd, 1975 in Leytonstone, London, England.


Victoria Beckham is a singer, fashion designer, model, businessperson, and businesswoman. She was most prominent from 1994 to present. Victoria was given the name Victoria Caroline Adams on April 17th, 1974 in Harlow, Essex, England. Victoria is also known as Posh Spice.


Odell Beckham Jr. is a football player for the New York Giants. Odell was born on November 5th, 1992 in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.


Gordon Beckham is a baseball player for the Atlanta Braves. Gordon was born on September 16th, 1986 in Atlanta.


Brice Beckham is an actor, producer, director, writer, and united states. His most notable accomplishments were from 1984 to 1993. Brice was given the name James Brice Beckham on February 11th, 1976 in Long Beach, California, U.S.


Tim Beckham is a baseball player for the Tampa Bay Rays. Tim was born on January 27th, 1990 in Griffin, Georgia.


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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1902 6 0 6
1903 10 0 10
1904 5 0 5
1905 5 0 5
1921 5 0 5
1924 5 0 5
1925 6 0 6
1927 6 0 6
1928 5 0 5
2000 5 0 5
2001 5 0 5
2002 13 0 13
2003 35 0 35
2004 65 0 65
2005 93 0 93
2006 130 0 130
2007 172 0 172
2008 231 0 231
2009 253 0 253
2010 303 0 303
2011 365 5 360
2012 491 0 491
2013 510 6 504
2014 586 11 575
2015 938 16 922
2016 1,128 11 1,117
2017 1,280 17 1,263
* Years where the name was given to 5 or fewer babies will show zero to respect privacy.

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International Interest for Beckham

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Popularity in the US

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Popularity of Beckham as a first name

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Popularity of Beckham as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Beckham U.S.
  White 76.02% 64.26%
  African American 18.78% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.38% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.47% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.80% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.55% 16.26%

Of Last Name Beckham

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

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Fun Facts about the name Beckham

  • What name lists does Beckham rank for?
  • How Popular is the name Beckham? Beckham is the 3,176th most popular name of all time. As a last name Beckham was the 3,575th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Beckham have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 6,656 babies born with the first name Beckham in the United States. That's more than enough people named Beckham to occupy the territory of Saint Pierre and Miquelon (France) with an estimated population of 6,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Beckham? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1902 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Beckham first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Beckham is Sunday, June 15th, 1884.
  • What year had the most people named Beckham born? The highest recorded use of the first name Beckham was in 2017 with a total of 1,263 babies. That's a lot of babies named Beckham!
  • Random Beckham Factoid: According to the 2012 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Beckham ranks 96th in popularity as a baby boy's name in Utah. Imagine that, 57 babies in Utah have the same name as you in 2012.
  • Weird things about the name Beckham: Your name in reverse order is Mahkceb. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Hbcmaek. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Beckham? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 9,960 people with the last name Beckham.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Beckham? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 3 of them will have Beckham as their last name.

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
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