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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Buckley

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  1. A surname​.

Notable Persons Named Buckley

Buckley Harold Belanger is an MLA for Athabasca. Buckley was born on March 21st, 1960 in Île-à-la-Crosse.

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Buckley was born on January 17th, 1862 in Llanelli. He breathed his last breath on February 1st, 1908.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Buckley

Jeff Buckley was an alternative rock, folk rock, soul music, and blues singer-songwriter and guitarist. He plays Guitar, Keyboard instrument, Pump organ, Appalachian dulcimer, Percussion instrument, Bass guitar, Harmonica, Dobro, Mandolin, and Vocals. He holds the title Grace, Hallelujah, and So Real. He was most prominent from 1991 to 1997. Jeff was given the name Jeffrey Scott Buckley on November 17th, 1966 in United States. Jeff is also known as Scott "Scottie" Moorhead. He passed away on May 29th, 1997.

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Maika Monroe is an actress, kiteboarder, and kitesurfing. Maika was given the name Dillon Monroe Buckley on May 29th, 1993 in Santa Barbara, California, U.S.

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Betty Buckley is an actress and singer. She has had major accomplishments since 1969. Betty was given the name Betty Lynn Buckley on July 3rd, 1947 in Big Spring, Texas, U.S.

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Jessie Buckley is an actress and singer. She was most active from 2008 to present. Jessie was born Jessie Buckley on December 28th, 1989 in Killarney. Jessie is also known as Noelle.

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Tim Buckley was a folk rock, psychedelic folk, experimental rock, jazz fusion, blue-eyed soul, and funk musician. He plays Vocals, guitar, Mbira, Vibraphone, Guild Guitar Company, Twelve-string guitar, and Fender Electric XII. He holds the title I Never Asked to Be Your Mountain" and Pleasant Street". He was most prominent from 1966 to 1975. Tim was given the name Timothy Charles Buckley III on February 14th, 1947 in Washington, D.C., U.S. He passed away on June 29th, 1975.

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Robert Buckley is an actor and model. His ongoing career started in 2006. Robert was given the name Robert Earl Buckley on May 2nd, 1981 in West Covina, California, U.S.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1916 5 0 5
1917 5 0 5
1918 5 0 5
1921 5 0 5
1923 9 0 9
1924 7 0 7
1926 5 0 5
1927 8 0 8
1928 6 0 6
1929 12 0 12
1930 11 0 11
1931 6 0 6
1932 5 0 5
1933 7 0 7
1934 6 0 6
1936 10 0 10
1937 8 0 8
1938 7 0 7
1939 5 0 5
1940 7 0 7
1942 6 0 6
1944 8 0 8
1946 12 0 12
1948 10 0 10
1949 6 0 6
1950 8 0 8
1951 10 0 10
1952 6 0 6
1953 8 0 8
1955 11 0 11
1957 5 0 5
1958 10 0 10
1959 9 0 9
1962 18 0 18
1963 7 0 7
1964 14 0 14
1965 9 0 9
1966 6 0 6
1967 14 0 14
1968 12 0 12
1969 13 0 13
1970 13 0 13
1971 12 0 12
1972 8 0 8
1973 12 0 12
1974 9 0 9
1975 7 0 7
1976 8 0 8
1977 14 0 14
1978 11 0 11
1979 12 0 12
1980 7 0 7
1981 14 0 14
1982 11 0 11
1983 6 0 6
1984 7 0 7
1985 8 0 8
1987 7 0 7
1990 8 0 8
1993 5 0 5
1994 7 0 7
2000 6 0 6
2001 5 0 5
2002 5 0 5
2004 6 0 6
2005 6 0 6
2006 5 0 5
2008 7 0 7
2009 8 0 8
2010 7 0 7
2011 7 0 7
2012 10 0 10
2013 9 0 9
2014 13 0 13
2015 12 0 12
2016 18 0 18
2017 24 0 24

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Popularity of Buckley as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Buckley U.S.
  White 83.18% 64.26%
  African American 11.48% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.57% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.73% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.69% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.37% 16.26%

Of Last Name Buckley

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

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Fun Facts about the name Buckley

  • How Popular is the name Buckley? Buckley is the 13,517th most popular name of all time. As a last name Buckley was the 834th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Buckley have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 675 babies born with the first name Buckley in the United States. That's more than enough people named Buckley to occupy the territory of Cocos (Keeling) Islands (Australia) with an estimated population of 605 (as of June 30, 2010).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Buckley? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1916 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Buckley first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Buckley is Thursday, June 27th, 1878.
  • What year had the most people named Buckley born? The highest recorded use of the first name Buckley was in 2017 with a total of 24 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Buckley: Your name in reverse order is Yelkcub. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Ucbkely. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Buckley? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 41,348 people with the last name Buckley.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Buckley? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 14 of them will have Buckley as their last name.

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