First Name
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010

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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

"Dubois" is a name 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

Notable Persons With the Last Name Dubois

Blanche DuBois is a fictional character.


Ja'net Dubois is an actress, singer, actor, and singing. She was most prominent from 1966 to present. Ja'net was given the name Jeannette Dubois on August 5th, 1945 in Brooklyn, New York City, New York, U.S.


Pierre-Luc Dubois is a hockey player for the Cape Breton Screaming Eagles in the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League. Pierre-Luc was born on June 24th, 1998 in Sainte-Agathe-des-Monts.


Allison DuBois is a writer and mediumship. She has had major accomplishments since 2005. Allison was born on January 24th, 1972 in Phoenix, Arizona.


Pye Dubois is a hard rock and progressive rock lyricist. His ongoing career started in 1976.


Marie Dubois was an actress. Marie was given the name Claudine Lucie Pauline Huzé on January 12th, 1937 in Paris, France. She died on October 15th, 2014.


Where is the name Dubois popular?

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Popularity of Dubois as a last name

The map shows the relative popularity of the name Dubois as a last name in each of the states. See other popular names in New Hampshire, Maine, or Rhode Island.

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

Fun Facts about the name Dubois

  • How Popular is the name Dubois? Dubois is the 54,363rd most popular name of all time. As a last name Dubois was the 1,539th most popular name in 2010.
  • 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 Bdiuos. 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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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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  • Sources:
  • 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).
  • Wiktionary: Titles and License.
  • Notable persons via Wikipedia: Titles and License. Click each image for the attribution information.