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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 Books

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  1. plural of book
  2. (plural only, accounting) Accounting records.

Notable Persons With the Last Name Books

Bob Books was a football player. Bob was born on March 1st, 1903. He died on April 4th, 1958.


John was born on June 21st, 1941 in Sydney.


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Popularity of Books as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Books U.S.
  White 92.60% 64.26%
  African American 3.78% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.42% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.50% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.35% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 1.35% 16.26%

Of Last Name Books

People with the last name Books are most frequently White

Entire United States

Fun Facts about the name Books

  • How Popular is the name Books? As a last name Books was the 21,862nd most popular name in 2010.
  • When was the first name Books first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Books is Saturday, August 19th, 1905.
  • How unique is the name Books? From 1880 to 2016 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Books. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Books: Your name in reverse order is Skoob. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Bokos. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Books? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 1,189 people with the last name Books.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Books? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Books as their last name since less than 1 person in 250k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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