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in the U.S.
since 1880
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in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Chisum

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Alt. Meaning

C is for compassion, your finest side.

H is for hero, as you appear to many.

I is for innovator, always improving

S is for sincere, a model of truth.

U is for useful, always to others.

M is for mystery, the part of you that cannot be explained.

Notable Persons With the Last Name Chisum


Warren Darrel Chisum is an oil, natural gas, and ranch. Warren was born on July 4th, 1938 in Pampa, Gray County, Texas.


Gloria was born in 1930.


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Popularity of Chisum as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Chisum U.S.
  White 82.43% 64.26%
  African American 10.25% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.69% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 1.77% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.89% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.98% 16.26%

Of Last Name Chisum

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

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Fun Facts about the name Chisum

  • How Popular is the name Chisum? Chisum is the 39,956th most popular name of all time. As a last name Chisum was the 16,457th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Chisum have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 80 babies born with the first name Chisum in the United States. That's more than enough people named Chisum to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Chisum? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1977 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Chisum first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Chisum is Sunday, December 5th, 1976.
  • What year had the most people named Chisum born? The highest recorded use of the first name Chisum was in 2013 with a total of 12 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Chisum: Your name in reverse order is Musihc. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Hmucis. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Chisum? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 1,747 people with the last name Chisum.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Chisum? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Chisum as their last name since less than 1 person in 169k 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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