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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Debe

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  • According to a user from Pennsylvania, United States, the name Debe is of Unknown origin and means "Worker bee.".
Other origins: Indian (Sanskrit)

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Popularity of Debe as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Debe U.S.
  White 34.25% 64.26%
  African American 50.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 5.48% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 6.85% 16.26%

Of Last Name Debe

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

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Fun Facts about the name Debe

  • How Popular is the name Debe? Debe is the 33,726th most popular name of all time. As a last name Debe was the 118,853rd most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Debe have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 122 babies born with the first name Debe in the United States. That's more than enough people named Debe 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 Debe? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1950 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Debe first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Debe is Friday, October 8th, 1886.
  • What year had the most people named Debe born? The highest recorded use of the first name Debe was in 1957 with a total of 16 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Debe: Your name in reverse order is Ebed. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Bdee. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Debe? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 146 people with the last name Debe.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Debe? Debe is one of the most unique last names recorded.

What Debes Have Visited This Page?

Past life for Debe born Dec 17, 1938

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Western Africa approximately on 1050. Your profession was medicine man, surgeon, and herbalist.

As a ruthless character, you carefully weighed your decisions in critical situations, with excellent self-control and strong will. Generally liked, but not always loved. Your lesson - to combat violence and disharmony in our world, to understand its roots and origins. All global problems have similar origins.

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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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