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Meaning and Origin

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  1. United States labor organizer who ran for President as a socialist (1855-1926)
  1. plural of deb

Notable Persons Named Debs

Debs Garms was a baseball player. Debs was born on June 26th, 1907 in Bangs, Texas. He left this life on December 16th, 1984.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Debs

Eugene V. Debs was an office holder. Eugene was born on November 5th, 1855 in Terre Haute, Indiana, U.S. He breathed his last breath on October 20th, 1926.


Bandali was born on July 18th, 1953.


Barbara Knowles Debs is a President of Manhattanville College, President of the New-York Historical Society, and President of theNew-York Historical Society. Barbara was born in 1931.


He holds the title Grandmaster(2010) and Grandmaster (chess). Felipe was given the name Felipe de Cresce El Debs on January 29th, 1985 in São Carlos.


Joseph was born on February 1st, 1941.


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Popularity of Debs as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Debs U.S.
  White 83.64% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 2.08% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 13.25% 16.26%

Of Last Name Debs

People with the last name Debs are most frequently White or Hispanic or Latino

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Fun Facts about the name Debs

  • How Popular is the name Debs? Debs is the 66,766th most popular name of all time. As a last name Debs was the 53,667th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Debs have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 15 babies born with the first name Debs in the United States.
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Debs? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1912 when it was given as a first name to 9 new born babies.
  • When was Debs first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Debs is Friday, May 19th, 1893.
  • What year had the most people named Debs born? The highest recorded use of the first name Debs was in 1912 with a total of 9 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Debs: Your name in reverse order is Sbed. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Sebd. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Debs? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 385 people with the last name Debs.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Debs? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Debs as their last name since less than 1 person in 769k 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).
  • Other Dictionary Sources: WordNet 3.1 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University (License).
  • Wiktionary: Titles and License.
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