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Dewitt

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1880 30 0 30
1881 24 0 24
1882 17 0 17
1883 21 0 21
1884 20 0 20
1885 19 0 19
1886 35 0 35
1887 31 0 31
1888 32 0 32
1889 34 0 34
1890 30 0 30
1891 31 0 31
1892 42 0 42
1893 46 0 46
1894 34 0 34
1895 40 0 40
1896 31 0 31
1897 30 0 30
1898 44 0 44
1899 23 0 23
1900 37 0 37
1901 27 0 27
1902 33 0 33
1903 27 0 27
1904 31 0 31
1905 38 0 38
1906 33 0 33
1907 21 0 21
1908 25 0 25
1909 37 0 37
1910 44 0 44
1911 37 0 37
1912 77 0 77
1913 80 0 80
1914 93 0 93
1915 122 0 122
1916 140 0 140
1917 133 0 133
1918 159 0 159
1919 150 0 150
1920 152 0 152
1921 161 0 161
1922 159 0 159
1923 160 0 160
1924 151 0 151
1925 144 0 144
1926 121 0 121
1927 136 0 136
1928 107 0 107
1929 111 0 111
1930 127 0 127
1931 98 0 98
1932 120 0 120
1933 81 0 81
1934 81 0 81
1935 77 0 77
1936 97 0 97
1937 100 0 100
1938 76 0 76
1939 84 0 84
1940 78 0 78
1941 80 0 80
1942 86 0 86
1943 93 0 93
1944 87 0 87
1945 70 0 70
1946 87 0 87
1947 83 0 83
1948 83 0 83
1949 94 0 94
1950 78 0 78
1951 81 0 81
1952 77 0 77
1953 77 0 77
1954 70 0 70
1955 70 0 70
1956 77 0 77
1957 69 0 69
1958 66 0 66
1959 55 0 55
1960 58 0 58
1961 52 0 52
1962 62 0 62
1963 54 0 54
1964 66 0 66
1965 37 0 37
1966 37 0 37
1967 36 0 36
1968 43 0 43
1969 29 0 29
1970 31 0 31
1971 33 0 33
1972 38 0 38
1973 31 0 31
1974 24 0 24
1975 28 0 28
1976 19 0 19
1977 24 0 24
1978 25 0 25
1979 32 0 32
1980 31 0 31
1981 18 0 18
1982 21 0 21
1983 24 0 24
1984 24 0 24
1985 23 0 23
1986 17 0 17
1987 29 0 29
1988 20 0 20
1989 28 0 28
1990 19 0 19
1991 20 0 20
1992 25 0 25
1993 22 0 22
1995 16 0 16
1996 12 0 12
1997 14 0 14
1998 11 0 11
1999 11 0 11
2000 7 0 7
2001 15 0 15
2002 13 0 13
2003 9 0 9
2004 11 0 11
2005 9 0 9
2006 6 0 6
2007 12 0 12
2008 12 0 12
2009 8 0 8
2010 12 0 12
2011 8 0 8
2012 5 0 5
2013 7 0 7
2014 10 0 10
2015 9 0 9

Fun Facts about the name Dewitt

  • How many people with the first name Dewitt have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 7,159 babies born with the first name Dewitt in the United States. That's more than enough people named Dewitt to occupy the territory of Saint Pierre and Miquelon (France) with an estimated population of 6,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Dewitt? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given as a first name to 30 new born babies.
  • When was Dewitt first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Dewitt is Thursday, May 5th, 1864.
  • What year had the most people named Dewitt born? The highest recorded use of the first name Dewitt was in 1921 with a total of 161 babies.
  • Random Dewitt Factoid: According to the 1946 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Dewitt is not a popular baby boy's name in Illinois. Imagine that, only 6 babies in Illinois have the same name as you in 1946.
  • Weird things about the name Dewitt: Your name in reverse order is Ttiwed. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Twedti. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Dewitt? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 26,348 people with the last name Dewitt.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Dewitt? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 9 of them will have Dewitt as their last name.
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Popularity of Dewitt as a first name

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Popularity of Dewitt as a last name

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Common last names for Dewitt

  • Smith
  • Williams
  • Johnson
  • Brown
  • Davis
  • Thompson
  • White
  • Miller
  • Bailey
  • Roberts
  • Robinson
  • Thomas

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Dewitt U.S.
  White 87.58% 64.26%
  African American 6.84% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.56% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.60% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.92% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.49% 16.26%

Of Last Name Dewitt

People with the last name Dewitt are most frequently White

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

Have you been wondering what does the name "Dewitt" mean? The list below shows the origins of Dewitt as well as things modernly associated with the name Dewitt such as celebrities named Dewitt.

German

Origin and Meaning of Dewitt

The name "Dewitt" is of German origin, and it means "Blond". It's a name commonly given to boys.

Notable Persons With the Name Dewitt

DeWitt Clinton

DeWitt Clinton was a Governor of New York, from New York, United States Senator, 47th , 49th , 51st Mayor of New York City, and United States Senate. His career lasted from 1817 to 1822. DeWitt was born on March 2nd, 1769 in Little Britain, New York. He breathed his last breath on February 11th, 1828.

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Dewitt Lowrey

Dewitt Lowrey is a noteworthy human. His military service ended in 1945.

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DeWitt Jennings

DeWitt Jennings was an actor. His career lasted from 1906 to 1937. DeWitt was born on July 21st, 1871 in Cameron, Missouri, USA. He died on March 1st, 1937.

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Snuffy Jenkins

Snuffy Jenkins was a bluegrass music and old-time music musician. He plays Fiddle, Banjo, and Guitar. He holds the title Snuffy Jenkins, "Cumberland Gap" from American Banjo Three-Finger, and Scruggs Style. His career lasted from 1927 to 1989. Snuffy was given the name DeWitt Jenkins on October 27th, 1908 in Harris, North Carolina, US. Snuffy is also known as Snuffy" Jenkins. He left this life on April 29th, 1990.

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DeWitt Clinton Ramsey

DeWitt Clinton Ramsey is a military person. His military service ended in 1949.

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Dewitt Clinton Senter

Dewitt Clinton Senter was a Governor of Tennessee, Member of the Tennessee House of Representatives, Member of the Tennessee Senate, Speaker of the Tennessee Senate, Member of theTennessee House of Representatives, Member of theTennessee Senate, and List of lieutenant governors of T. Dewitt was born on March 26th, 1830 in McMinn County, Tennessee. He breathed his last breath on June 14th, 1898.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Dewitt

Rosemarie DeWitt

Rosemarie DeWitt is an actress. She has been prominent since 2001. Rosemarie was given the name Rosemarie Braddock DeWitt on October 26th, 1971 in Flushing, Queens, New York, United States.

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Joyce DeWitt

Joyce DeWitt is an actress. She was most active from 1972 to present. Joyce was given the name Joyce Anne DeWitt on April 23rd, 1949 in Wheeling, West Virginia. Joyce is also known as Joycey.

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John Lesesne DeWitt

John Lesesne DeWitt is a military person. His military service ended in 1947.

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Lew DeWitt

Lew DeWitt was a country music musician and songwriter. He plays Guitar and Vocals. His career lasted from 1954 to 1982. Lew was given the name Lewis Calvin DeWitt on March 12th, 1938 in Roanoke, Virginia, United States. He breathed his last breath on August 15th, 1990.

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Jr. Bill DeWitt

Jr. Bill DeWitt is a famed human. He holds the title Managing partner, chairman, List of St. Louis Cardinals owners, and executives. Jr. was born as the child of Bill DeWitt on August 31st, 1941.

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Bryce Seligman DeWitt

Bryce Seligman DeWitt was a scientist in the field of theoretical physics. Bryce was born on January 8th, 1923 in Dinuba, California. He breathed his last breath on September 23rd, 2004.

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  • Green Dewitt
    (famed human)
  • David J. DeWitt
    (noteworthy person)
  • Blake Dewitt
    (baseball player)
  • Keegan DeWitt
    (composer)
  • John DeWitt
    (notable somebody)
  • Charles B. DeWitt
    (management consulting)
  • Dale DeWitt
    (ranch)
  • Charles DeWitt
    (miller)
  • Nellie Jane DeWitt
    (noteworthy human)
  • Richard W. DeWitt
    (notable human)

What does the name Dewitt mean?

Dis for decisive, especially when it counts

Eis for enjoy, your life can be fun!

Wis for warm hearted, it's you!

Iis for inspire, others seek your guidance.

Tis for treasure, of your friendship.

Tis for time, you give to friends.

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