Blakely

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8k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
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in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Blakely

"Blakely" is a name of English origin, and it means "From the dark meadow". It's a name commonly given to both boys and girls.

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  1. A female given name

Notable Persons Named Blakely

Blake Judd is a black metal, psychedelic rock, and experimental rock musician. He plays Guitar, Bass guitar, and Vocals. He was most prominent from 1995 to 1995. Blake was given the name Blakely Judd on November 13th, 1982.

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Blakely Mattern is a soccer player for the Carolina Elite Cobras, J. L. Mann High School, South Carolina Gamecocks women's soccer, Atlanta Beat (WPS), Charlotte Lady Eagles, FC Twente (women), and Mallbackens IF. Blakely was born on September 17th, 1988 in Simpsonville, South Carolina, U.S.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Blakely

Sara Blakely is a businessperson. Sara was born on February 27th, 1971 in Clearwater, Florida, United States.

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Susan Blakely is an actress. Her ongoing career started in 1972. Susan was born on September 7th, 1948 in Frankfurt.

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He was most active from 1960 to 1987. Colin was given the name Colin George Blakely on September 23rd, 1930 in Bangor, County Down. He left this life on May 7th, 1987.

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Rachel Blakely is a model and actress. She was most active from 1991 to present. Rachel was given the name Rachel Leigh Blakely on July 28th, 1968 in Borneo.

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Marqus Blakely is a basketball player for the Busan KT Sonicboom, Bakersfield Jam, B-Meg Llamados, Neckar Riesen Ludwigsburg, San Mig Coffee Mixers / San Mig Super Coffee Mixers / Star Hotshots, Iowa Energy, and Sioux Falls Skyforce in the Korean Basketball League. He was most active from 2010 to present. Marqus was born on October 22nd, 1988 in Metuchen, New Jersey.

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Ed was born in 1937.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1920 6 0 6
1921 5 0 5
1922 6 0 6
1923 6 0 6
1939 5 0 5
1949 6 0 6
1955 6 0 6
1957 7 0 7
1959 5 0 5
1960 9 0 9
1961 7 0 7
1962 8 0 8
1963 7 0 7
1964 7 0 7
1965 5 0 5
1966 8 0 8
1968 5 0 5
1969 15 5 10
1970 7 0 7
1971 6 0 6
1972 9 0 9
1973 13 5 8
1974 10 0 10
1975 20 10 10
1976 17 10 7
1977 22 7 15
1978 27 16 11
1979 23 12 11
1980 35 17 18
1981 39 13 26
1982 49 16 33
1983 39 12 27
1984 39 16 23
1985 43 19 24
1986 33 16 17
1987 52 21 31
1988 58 36 22
1989 61 40 21
1990 74 22 52
1991 50 29 21
1992 65 36 29
1993 69 43 26
1994 57 36 21
1995 60 34 26
1996 63 39 24
1997 70 42 28
1998 54 32 22
1999 71 38 33
2000 83 57 26
2001 85 57 28
2002 67 49 18
2003 73 53 20
2004 72 56 16
2005 74 60 14
2006 83 66 17
2007 97 72 25
2008 117 97 20
2009 190 176 14
2010 252 231 21
2011 308 278 30
2012 574 544 30
2013 707 682 25
2014 800 776 24
2015 939 918 21
2016 1,195 1,175 20
2017 1,244 1,226 18

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Popularity of Blakely as a first name

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Popularity of Blakely as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Blakely U.S.
  White 62.80% 64.26%
  African American 30.64% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.46% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.52% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 2.75% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.83% 16.26%

Of Last Name Blakely

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

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Fun Facts about the name Blakely

  • What name lists does Blakely rank for?
  • How Popular is the name Blakely? Blakely is the 2,803rd most popular name of all time. As a last name Blakely was the 3,077th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Blakely have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 8,318 babies born with the first name Blakely in the United States. That's more than enough people named Blakely 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 Blakely? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1920 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Blakely first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Blakely is Friday, April 22nd, 1887.
  • What year had the most people named Blakely born? The highest recorded use of the first name Blakely was in 2017 with a total of 1,226 babies. That's a lot of babies named Blakely!
  • Random Blakely Factoid: According to the 2017 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Blakely ranks 51st in popularity as a baby girl's name in Oklahoma. Imagine that, 55 babies in Oklahoma have the same name as you in 2017.
  • Weird things about the name Blakely: Your name in reverse order is Ylekalb. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Elalybk. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Blakely? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 11,669 people with the last name Blakely.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Blakely? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 4 of them will have Blakely 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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