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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Chalmers

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  • A user from Georgia, United States says the name Chalmers means "Son of the Lord".
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  1. A surname​.

Notable Persons Named Chalmers

Chalmers Johnson was a political science president, japan policy research institute, university of san francisco; professor emeritus of the university of california, san diego, university of san francisco, and emeritus. Chalmers was born on August 6th, 1931 in Phoenix, Arizona. He passed away on November 20th, 2010.

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Chalmers Hubert Goodlin was a military person. His military service ended in 1943. Chalmers was born on January 2nd, 1923. Chalmers is also known as Slick Goodlin. He breathed his last breath on October 20th, 2005.

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Chalmers "Spanky" Alford was a jazz, blues, neo soul, and gospel music musician. He plays Guitar. He was most prominent from 1960 to 2008. Chalmers was given the name Chalmers Edward Alford on May 22nd, 1955 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. Chalmers is also known as Spanky. He breathed his last breath on March 24th, 2008.

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Chalmers was born on July 10th, 1888 in St. Stephen, New Brunswick. He breathed his last breath on February 26th, 1984.

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Chalmers P. Wylie was a Columbus City Attorney and Assistant Attorney General of Ohio. His career lasted from 1967 to 1993. Chalmers was born on November 23rd, 1920 in Norwich, Ohio. He left this life on August 14th, 1998.

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Chalmers was born in 1645. He passed away in 1703.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Chalmers

Mario Chalmers is a basketball player for the Memphis Grizzlies and Miami Heat in the National Basketball Association. He has been prominent since 2008. Mario was born on May 19th, 1986 in Anchorage, Alaska.

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David Chalmers is a philosopher. David was born on April 20th, 1966 in Sydney, Australia.

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Kyle was born on June 25th, 1998 in Port Lincoln.

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Judith Chalmers is a television presenter. Judith was given the name Judith Rosemary Locke Chalmers on October 10th, 1935 in Stockport.

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Lionel Chalmers is a basketball player for the Los Angeles Clippers, AEK B.C., Saski Baskonia, Dinamo Basket Sassari, Basket Zaragoza 2002, Pallacanestro Treviso, Universitet Yugra Surgut, BC Yenisey Krasnoyarsk, PBC Lokomotiv-Kuban, and Aliağa Petkim. His ongoing career started in 2004. Lionel was born on November 10th, 1980 in Albany, New York.

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Stevie Chalmers is a soccer player for the Kirkintilloch Rob Roy F.C., Newmarket Town F.C., Ashfield F.C., Dumbarton F.C., Celtic F.C., Greenock Morton F.C., Partick Thistle F.C., and Scotland national football team. Stevie was born on December 26th, 1935 in Glasgow, Scotland.

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1880 5 0 5
1883 5 0 5
1884 5 0 5
1891 6 0 6
1894 5 0 5
1895 7 0 7
1901 5 0 5
1904 8 0 8
1905 5 0 5
1908 5 0 5
1911 7 0 7
1912 20 0 20
1913 18 0 18
1914 26 0 26
1915 23 0 23
1916 22 0 22
1917 31 0 31
1918 31 0 31
1919 38 0 38
1920 30 0 30
1921 30 0 30
1922 36 0 36
1923 33 0 33
1924 27 0 27
1925 28 0 28
1926 25 0 25
1927 25 0 25
1928 17 0 17
1929 24 0 24
1930 19 0 19
1931 20 0 20
1932 12 0 12
1933 13 0 13
1934 20 0 20
1935 12 0 12
1936 7 0 7
1937 20 0 20
1938 18 0 18
1939 8 0 8
1940 13 0 13
1941 15 0 15
1942 16 0 16
1943 18 0 18
1944 17 0 17
1945 12 0 12
1946 16 0 16
1947 16 0 16
1948 13 0 13
1949 14 0 14
1950 11 0 11
1951 13 0 13
1952 8 0 8
1953 8 0 8
1954 8 0 8
1955 12 0 12
1956 17 0 17
1957 9 0 9
1958 9 0 9
1960 11 0 11
1961 6 0 6
1962 6 0 6
1963 7 0 7
1964 11 0 11
1965 7 0 7
1968 6 0 6
1971 10 0 10
1972 7 0 7
1978 7 0 7
1979 5 0 5
1980 5 0 5
1982 5 0 5
1984 5 0 5
1985 5 0 5
1987 6 0 6
1988 6 0 6
1990 7 0 7
2000 6 0 6
2005 6 0 6
2006 6 0 6
* Years where the name was given to 5 or fewer babies will show zero to respect privacy.

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International Interest for Chalmers

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Popularity of Chalmers as a last name

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Common last names for Chalmers

  • Smith
  • Brown
  • Williams
  • Young
  • Davis
  • Thompson
  • Roberts

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Chalmers U.S.
  White 68.46% 64.26%
  African American 25.36% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.58% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.66% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 2.14% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.79% 16.26%

Of Last Name Chalmers

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

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Fun Facts about the name Chalmers

  • How Popular is the name Chalmers? Chalmers is the 10,056th most popular name of all time. As a last name Chalmers was the 5,637th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Chalmers have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 1,081 babies born with the first name Chalmers in the United States. That's more than enough people named Chalmers to occupy the territory of Niue (New Zealand) with an estimated population of 1,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Chalmers? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Chalmers first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Chalmers is Saturday, August 30th, 1873.
  • What year had the most people named Chalmers born? The highest recorded use of the first name Chalmers was in 1919 with a total of 38 babies.
  • Random Chalmers Factoid: According to the 1917 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Chalmers is not a popular baby boy's name in South Carolina. Imagine that, only 5 babies in South Carolina have the same name as you in 1917.
  • Weird things about the name Chalmers: Your name in reverse order is Sremlahc. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Acemrlhs. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Chalmers? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 6,166 people with the last name Chalmers.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Chalmers? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 2 of them will have Chalmers as their last name.

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