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in the U.S.
since 1880
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in the U.S.
in 2010


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Fun Facts about the name Dubois

  • How many people with the first name Dubois have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 29 babies born with the first name Dubois in the United States.
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Dubois? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1919 when it was given as a first name to 7 new born babies.
  • When was Dubois first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Dubois is Monday, November 18th, 1878.
  • What year had the most people named Dubois born? The highest recorded use of the first name Dubois was in 1919 with a total of 7 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Dubois: Your name in reverse order is Siobud. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Sboudi. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Dubois? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 23,366 people with the last name Dubois.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Dubois? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 8 of them will have Dubois as their last name.
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Popularity of Dubois as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Dubois U.S.
  White 86.22% 64.26%
  African American 6.30% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.68% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 1.51% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.98% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 3.30% 16.26%

Of Last Name Dubois

People with the last name Dubois are most frequently White

Entire United States

Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

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


Origin and Meaning of Dubois

The name "Dubois" is of French origin, and it means "Woodcutter". It's a name commonly given to boys.

  1. A city and county seat in Idaho.
  2. A town in Wyoming.

Dubois was also found in the following language(s): French

Other Inspirations for the Name Dubois

Dubois Chemicals
Dubois Courier Express
Dubois Idaho
Dubois Regional Airport
Dubois Tree Service
Dubois Pa
Dubois Wy
Dubois Pa Weather

Notable Persons With the Last Name Dubois

W.E.B. DuBois

W.E.B. DuBois is a scientist. W.E.B. was born in 1868 as William Edward Burghardt Du Bois in Great Barrington, Massachusetts, United States.


Allison DuBois

Allison DuBois is a writer and medium. Allison was born in 1972 in Phoenix, Arizona.


What does the name Dubois mean?

Dis for dependable, on you I can rely.

Uis for uncanny, the way you know what to do.

Bis for bouquet, the flowers around you.

Ois for optimistic, look at the bright side!

Iis for incorruptible, always standing up for what is right

Sis for sensational, you know how to make a splash!

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