Channing

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10k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
494
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Channing

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  1. A surname​.
  2. A male given name transferred from the surname.
  3. A female given name
  4. A city and county seat in Texas.

Notable Persons Named Channing

Channing Tatum is an actor, film producer, dancer, and model. He was most active from 2000 to present. Channing was given the name Channing Matthew Tatum on April 26th, 1980 in Cullman, Alabama, U.S.

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Channing Frye is a basketball player for the Cleveland Cavaliers, New York Knicks, Portland Trail Blazers, Phoenix Suns, and Orlando Magic in the National Basketball Association. He has had major accomplishments since 2005. Channing was born on May 17th, 1983 in White Plains, New York.

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Channing Dungey is a television executive and producer. Her ongoing career started in 1991. Channing was born in 1969 in Sacramento, California, U.S.

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Channing Pollock was a magician, actor, and magic (illusion). Channing was born Channing Pollock on August 16th, 1926 in Sacramento, California. He left this life on March 18th, 2006.

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Channing Crowder is an american football player. Channing was born on December 2nd, 1983 in State College, Pennsylvania.

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Channing was born on November 8th, 1940.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Channing

Carol Channing is a stand-up comedienne, actress, singer, dancer, and comedienne. She has been prominent since 1941. Carol was given the name Carol Elaine Channing on January 31st, 1921 in Seattle, Washington, U.S.

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Stockard Channing is an actress. Her career lasted from 1969 to 1969. Stockard was given the name Susan Antonia Williams Stockard on February 13th, 1944 in New York City, New York, U.S.

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Chad Channing is a hard rock, grunge, indie rock, alternative rock, punk rock, and hardcore punk musician. He has been prominent since 1985. Chad was born Chad Channing on January 31st, 1967.

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William Ellery Channing was a unitarian preacher, unitarianism, and unitarianpreacher. William was born on April 7th, 1780 in Newport, Rhode Island. He breathed his last breath on October 2nd, 1842.

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Walter Channing is a businessperson.

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William Henry Channing was a writer. William was born on May 25th, 1810. He breathed his last breath on December 23rd, 1884.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1912 5 0 5
1915 12 0 12
1916 6 0 6
1917 7 0 7
1918 10 0 10
1919 11 0 11
1920 15 0 15
1921 15 0 15
1922 7 0 7
1923 13 0 13
1924 14 0 14
1925 14 0 14
1926 14 0 14
1927 13 0 13
1928 13 0 13
1929 9 0 9
1930 12 0 12
1931 13 0 13
1932 14 0 14
1933 12 0 12
1934 5 0 5
1935 10 0 10
1936 6 0 6
1938 7 0 7
1940 5 0 5
1941 8 0 8
1942 8 0 8
1943 13 0 13
1945 8 0 8
1946 14 0 14
1947 11 0 11
1948 9 0 9
1950 9 0 9
1951 7 0 7
1952 13 0 13
1953 14 0 14
1954 9 0 9
1955 8 0 8
1956 14 0 14
1957 8 0 8
1958 11 0 11
1959 11 0 11
1960 9 0 9
1961 17 0 17
1962 16 0 16
1963 16 0 16
1964 30 0 30
1965 12 0 12
1966 26 0 26
1967 29 0 29
1968 33 0 33
1969 56 10 46
1970 46 0 46
1971 60 6 54
1972 59 11 48
1973 46 8 38
1974 53 7 46
1975 52 13 39
1976 49 13 36
1977 47 15 32
1978 57 21 36
1979 58 18 40
1980 61 23 38
1981 38 15 23
1982 48 12 36
1983 49 20 29
1984 81 16 65
1985 160 36 124
1986 182 72 110
1987 443 330 113
1988 228 124 104
1989 192 81 111
1990 184 65 119
1991 194 75 119
1992 234 92 142
1993 158 72 86
1994 176 92 84
1995 119 71 48
1996 112 57 55
1997 112 59 53
1998 117 57 60
1999 111 64 47
2000 114 65 49
2001 122 58 64
2002 105 56 49
2003 97 51 46
2004 92 52 40
2005 133 76 57
2006 132 75 57
2007 186 77 109
2008 203 74 129
2009 265 100 165
2010 577 204 373
2011 501 149 352
2012 682 171 511
2013 604 134 470
2014 484 124 360
2015 417 119 298
2016 369 97 272
2017 315 84 231

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Popularity of Channing as a first name

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Popularity of Channing as a last name

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Common last names for Channing

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Common first names for Channing

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Channing U.S.
  White 89.27% 64.26%
  African American 2.43% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 2.63% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 3.24% 16.26%

Of Last Name Channing

People with the last name Channing are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Channing

  • How Popular is the name Channing? Channing is the 2,564th most popular name of all time. As a last name Channing was the 43,651st most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Channing have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 9,605 babies born with the first name Channing in the United States. That's more than enough people named Channing to occupy the country of Saint Barth with an estimated population of 8,902 (as of January 1, 2009).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Channing? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1912 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Channing first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Channing is Thursday, July 18th, 1872.
  • What year had the most people named Channing born? The highest recorded use of the first name Channing was in 2012 with a total of 511 babies.
  • Random Channing Factoid: According to the 1987 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Channing is not a popular baby boy's name in Ohio. Imagine that, only 5 babies in Ohio have the same name as you in 1987.
  • Weird things about the name Channing: Your name in reverse order is Gninnahc. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Gnnhicna. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Channing? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 494 people with the last name Channing.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Channing? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Channing as their last name since less than 1 person in 588k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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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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