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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Childers

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  1. A surname​.
  2. a town in Queensland, Australia.

Notable Persons With the Last Name Childers

Ambyr Childers is an actor and actress. Ambyr was given the name Ambyr C. Childers on July 18th, 1988 in Murrieta, California, USA.


Sam was born in 1963 in Grand Forks, North Dakota.


Heather Star Childers is an anchor/correspondent. She was most prominent from 1992 to 1992. Heather was born on January 7th, 1969 in Charlotte, North Carolina.


Robert Erskine Childers was a soldier, journalist, politician, and novelist. Robert was born on June 25th, 1870 in Mayfair, London, England, UK. He breathed his last breath on November 24th, 1922.


Erskine H. Childers was a President of Ireland and Tánaiste. Erskine was born on December 11th, 1905 in London, England. He died on November 17th, 1974.


Hugh Childers was an office holder. Hugh was born on June 25th, 1827 in London. He breathed his last breath on January 29th, 1896.


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Popularity of Childers as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Childers U.S.
  White 90.25% 64.26%
  African American 4.01% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.51% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.98% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.86% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.39% 16.26%

Of Last Name Childers

People with the last name Childers are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Childers

  • How Popular is the name Childers? As a last name Childers was the 1,150th most popular name in 2010.
  • When was the first name Childers first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Childers is Sunday, March 5th, 1893.
  • How unique is the name Childers? From 1880 to 2017 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Childers. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Childers: Your name in reverse order is Sredlihc. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Diesclrh. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Childers? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 30,570 people with the last name Childers.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Childers? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 10 of them will have Childers as their last name.

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