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since 1880
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Deckard

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Alt. Meaning

D is for desire, your thoughts do aspire.

E is for endear, all those you touch.

C is for compassion, your finest side.

K is for knowledge, an avid learner

A is for angelic, a truly pure heart

R is for reassuring, eliminating doubts!

D is for dignity, no one disputes this trait!

Notable Persons With the Last Name Deckard

Rick Deckard is a police officer / bounty hunter, police officer, and bounty hunter.


Jake was born on December 30th, 1972 in New York City. Jake is also known as Zorax and Jake.



He was most active from 1979 to 1983. His military service ended in 1982. H. was born on March 7th, 1942 in Vandalia, Illinois.



Danielle Deckard is an indie pop musician. She was most prominent from 2008 to present. Danielle was given the name Danielle Renée Deckard on September 21st, 1989 in Vineland, New Jersey.


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Popularity of Deckard as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Deckard U.S.
  White 83.46% 64.26%
  African American 10.58% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.61% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 1.20% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 2.09% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.06% 16.26%

Of Last Name Deckard

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

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Fun Facts about the name Deckard

  • How Popular is the name Deckard? Deckard is the 36,948th most popular name of all time. As a last name Deckard was the 5,752nd most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Deckard have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 98 babies born with the first name Deckard in the United States. That's more than enough people named Deckard 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 Deckard? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 2008 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Deckard first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Deckard is Sunday, August 5th, 1894.
  • What year had the most people named Deckard born? The highest recorded use of the first name Deckard was in 2017 with a total of 30 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Deckard: Your name in reverse order is Drakced. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Kedcrad. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Deckard? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 6,022 people with the last name Deckard.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Deckard? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 2 of them will have Deckard as their last name.

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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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