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since 1880
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Coit

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Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
noun Coit
A quoit.

Etymology: See Quoit

verb Coit
To throw, as a stone. (Obs) See Quoit.

Notable Persons Named Coit

Coit Albertson was an actor. He was most prominent from 1918 to 1936. Coit was given the name Edward Coit Albertson on October 14th, 1880 in Reading, Pennsylvania, U.S. Coit is also known as C. Albertson. He left this life on December 13th, 1953.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Coit


Margaret was born on May 30th, 1919. She breathed her last breath on March 15th, 2003.


Stanton was born on August 11th, 1857 in Columbus, Ohio. He died on February 15th, 1944.


Stephen was born on April 18th, 1948.


Joshua Coit was a lawyer and politician. Joshua was born on October 7th, 1758 in New London, Connecticut. He passed away on September 5th, 1798.


Judson was born in 1849. He breathed his last breath in 1921.


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Popularity of Coit as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Coit U.S.
  White 63.85% 64.26%
  African American 28.06% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 1.15% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.62% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 3.02% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 3.29% 16.26%

Of Last Name Coit

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

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Fun Facts about the name Coit

  • How Popular is the name Coit? Coit is the 51,857th most popular name of all time. As a last name Coit was the 22,749th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Coit have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 37 babies born with the first name Coit in the United States.
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Coit? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1918 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Coit first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Coit is Wednesday, October 4th, 1876.
  • What year had the most people named Coit born? The highest recorded use of the first name Coit was in 1950 with a total of 7 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Coit: Your name in reverse order is Tioc. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Itoc. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Coit? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 1,126 people with the last name Coit.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Coit? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Coit as their last name since less than 1 person in 263k 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).
  • 1913 Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary via the Collaborative International Dictionary of English (License)
  • Notable persons via Wikipedia: Titles and License. Click each image for the attribution information.