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in the U.S.
since 1880
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Cahill

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  • According to a user from Malaysia, the name Cahill is of Zimbabwe origin and means "The one and only mine".
  • A submission from Georgia, United States says the name Cahill means "Warrior" and is of Irish origin.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Cahill

Tim Cahill is a soccer player for the Hangzhou Greentown F.C., Sydney Olympic FC, Sydney United 58 FC, Millwall F.C., Everton F.C., New York Red Bulls, Shanghai Greenland Shenhua F.C., Samoa national football team, Australia national under-23 soccer team, and Australia national soccer team. Tim was born on December 6th, 1979 in Sydney.


Gary Cahill is a soccer player for the Chelsea F.C., Aston Villa Under-21s, Academy, Aston Villa F.C., Burnley F.C., Sheffield United F.C., Bolton Wanderers F.C., England national under-20 football team, England national under-21 football team, and England national football team. Gary was born on December 19th, 1985 in Dronfield, England.


Eddie Cahill is an actor. His most notable accomplishments were from 1999 to present. Eddie was given the name Edmund Patrick Cahill on January 15th, 1978 in New York City, New York, U.S.


Mike Cahill is a film director and screenwriter. Mike was born on July 5th, 1979 in New Haven, Connecticut.


Erin Cahill is an actress. She has been prominent since 2000. Erin was given the name Erin Jessica Cahill on January 4th, 1980 in Stafford, Virginia, U.S.


Darren Cahill is a tennis player. Darren was born on October 2nd, 1965 in Adelaide, Australia.


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Popularity of Cahill as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Cahill U.S.
  White 94.54% 64.26%
  African American 1.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.64% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.33% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.33% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.15% 16.26%

Of Last Name Cahill

People with the last name Cahill are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Cahill

  • How Popular is the name Cahill? Cahill is the 65,669th most popular name of all time. As a last name Cahill was the 1,737th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Cahill have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 16 babies born with the first name Cahill in the United States.
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Cahill? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1997 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Cahill first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Cahill is Saturday, August 13th, 1892.
  • What year had the most people named Cahill born? The highest recorded use of the first name Cahill was in 2001 with a total of 6 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Cahill: Your name in reverse order is Llihac. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Clahli. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Cahill? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 20,623 people with the last name Cahill.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Cahill? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 7 of them will have Cahill 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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