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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Buckingham

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  1. A town in Buckinghamshire, England
  2. A dukedom in the English peerage
  3. An English habitational surname derived from the place name

Notable Persons With the Last Name Buckingham

Lindsey Buckingham is a rock music, pop music, and new wave music musician. He plays Guitar, Rick Turner (luthier), Gibson Guitar Corporation, Fender Stratocaster, Fender Telecaster, Gibson Les Paul, Dobro, Ovation Guitar Company, Fairlight CMI, and Vocals. He was most prominent from 1968 to present. Lindsey was given the name Lindsey Adams Buckingham on October 3rd, 1949 in Palo Alto, California, U.S.


The Duke of Buckingham was an office holder. The was born on September 10th, 1823. He died on March 26th, 1889.


Rose was given the name Rosalie Amelia Buckingham on July 5th, 1860 in Chicago. She breathed her last breath on May 12th, 1918.


Marcus Buckingham is an author and motivational speaker. Marcus was born on January 11th, 1966 in Radlett.


The Marquess of Buckingham is an office holder.


Celeste Buckingham is a pop, rock, soul, hip hop, dance, electronic, hip hop music, and electronic music musician, singer, songwriter, author, entertainer, and lead vocalist. Her ongoing career started in 2007. Celeste was given the name Celeste Rizvana Buckingham on May 3rd, 1995 in Zurich, Switzerland. Celeste is also known as Buckingham and Celeste Rizvana.


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Popularity of Buckingham as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Buckingham U.S.
  White 85.82% 64.26%
  African American 9.01% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.67% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.57% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.87% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.08% 16.26%

Of Last Name Buckingham

People with the last name Buckingham are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Buckingham

  • How Popular is the name Buckingham? As a last name Buckingham was the 4,394th most popular name in 2010.
  • When was the first name Buckingham first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Buckingham is Monday, March 22nd, 1909.
  • How unique is the name Buckingham? From 1880 to 2017 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Buckingham. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Buckingham: Your name in reverse order is Mahgnikcub. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Hibgunamck. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Buckingham? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 8,094 people with the last name Buckingham.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Buckingham? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 3 of them will have Buckingham as their last name.

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