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

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Origin and Meaning of Dewit

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Alt. Meaning

D is for dream, your beacon ahead.

E is for enjoy, your life can be fun!

W is for wonder, the child in us all.

I is for ideas, that you bring to life.

T is for treasure, that of your friendship.

Notable Persons With the Last Name Dewit

Jeff DeWit is a Treasurer of Arizona and State Treasurer of Arizona.


Mark was born on November 3rd, 1986 in Calgary.


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Popularity of Dewit as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Dewit U.S.
  White 91.95% 64.26%
  African American 0.98% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 1.96% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.54% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.63% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.94% 16.26%

Of Last Name Dewit

People with the last name Dewit are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Dewit

  • How Popular is the name Dewit? Dewit is the 84,516th most popular name of all time. As a last name Dewit was the 26,534th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Dewit have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 5 babies born with the first name Dewit in the United States.
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Dewit? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1915 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Dewit first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Dewit is Saturday, April 25th, 1885.
  • What year had the most people named Dewit born? The highest recorded use of the first name Dewit was in 1915 with a total of 5 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Dewit: Your name in reverse order is Tiwed. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Wtdei. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Dewit? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 919 people with the last name Dewit.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Dewit? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Dewit as their last name since less than 1 person in 323k 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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