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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Dieter

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Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
noun Di"et*er
One who diets; one who prescribes, or who partakes of, food, according to hygienic rules.
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  1. A person who diets
Wiktionary

Old High German thiot "people" + heri "army". Today also used as a diminutive of Dietrich.

  1. A male given name.

Notable Persons Named Dieter

Dieter Rams is an industrial design and industrial designer. Dieter was born on May 20th, 1932 in Wiesbaden, Hessen, Germany.

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Dieter Bohlen is a pop music, eurodance, europop, and euro disco musician. He was most prominent from 1978 to 2012. Dieter was born Dieter Bohlen on February 7th, 1954. Dieter is also known as Countdown G.T.O, Harvey Howard, Steve Benson, and Ryan Simmons.

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Dieter Dengler is a military person. His military service ended in 1968.

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Dieter Zetsche is a chairman of daimler ag, engineer, businessperson, chairman, businessman, and chairmanofdaimler ag(2006-). Dieter was born on May 5th, 1953 in Istanbul.

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Dieter Laser is an actor. Dieter was born on February 17th, 1942 in Kiel.

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Dieter Meier is an electronic music musician, conceptual artist, and conceptual art. Dieter was born on March 4th, 1945 in Zürich.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Dieter

Walter Dieter was a Chief of the National Indian Brotherhood and Chief of theNational Indian Brotherhood. Walter was born on May 31st, 1916 in Peepeekisis, Saskatchewan. He died on September 7th, 1988.

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He was most active from 2005 to 2009. Robert was born in 1946.

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Mecke was born on March 8th, 1933 in Heidelberg. He died on May 28th, 2013.

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Rudi Dieter is a sports team member for the Tampereen Pallo-Veikot.

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How popular is the baby name Dieter in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1953 11 0 11
1954 6 0 6
1955 10 0 10
1956 14 0 14
1957 18 0 18
1958 16 0 16
1959 12 0 12
1960 19 0 19
1961 22 0 22
1962 33 0 33
1963 23 0 23
1964 26 0 26
1965 27 0 27
1966 34 0 34
1967 36 0 36
1968 25 0 25
1969 30 0 30
1970 25 0 25
1971 13 0 13
1972 8 0 8
1973 16 0 16
1974 15 0 15
1975 20 0 20
1976 9 0 9
1977 14 0 14
1978 6 0 6
1979 12 0 12
1980 13 0 13
1981 7 0 7
1982 8 0 8
1983 7 0 7
1984 7 0 7
1985 8 0 8
1986 19 0 19
1987 15 0 15
1988 6 0 6
1989 13 0 13
1990 15 0 15
1991 13 0 13
1992 17 0 17
1993 7 0 7
1994 12 0 12
1995 9 0 9
1996 12 0 12
1997 8 0 8
1998 7 0 7
1999 6 0 6
2000 12 0 12
2001 6 0 6
2002 12 0 12
2003 12 0 12
2004 11 0 11
2005 13 0 13
2006 13 0 13
2007 9 0 9
2008 7 0 7
2009 6 0 6
2010 16 0 16
2011 12 0 12
2012 9 0 9
2013 5 0 5
2014 11 0 11
2015 9 0 9
2016 8 0 8
2017 6 0 6

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Popularity of Dieter as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Dieter U.S.
  White 95.48% 64.26%
  African American 0.24% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.73% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.18% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.46% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 1.91% 16.26%

Of Last Name Dieter

People with the last name Dieter are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Dieter

  • How Popular is the name Dieter? Dieter is the 11,397th most popular name of all time. As a last name Dieter was the 9,818th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Dieter have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 886 babies born with the first name Dieter in the United States. That's more than enough people named Dieter to occupy the country of Vatican City with an estimated population of 800 (as of March 1, 2011).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Dieter? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1953 when it was given as a first name to 11 new born babies.
  • When was Dieter first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Dieter is Thursday, August 10th, 1893.
  • What year had the most people named Dieter born? The highest recorded use of the first name Dieter was in 1967 with a total of 36 babies.
  • Random Dieter Factoid: According to the 1968 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Dieter is not a popular baby boy's name in New York. Imagine that, only 5 babies in New York have the same name as you in 1968.
  • Weird things about the name Dieter: Your name in reverse order is Reteid. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Ridete. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Dieter? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 3,298 people with the last name Dieter.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Dieter? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 1 of them will have Dieter 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).
  • 1913 Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary via the Collaborative International Dictionary of English (License)
  • Other Dictionary Sources: WordNet 3.1 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University (License).
  • Wiktionary: Titles and License.
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