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Meaning and Origin

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  1. French writer remembered for his swashbuckling historical tales (1802-1870)
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  1. A French surname​.
  2. A city in Arkansas.
  3. A town in Mississippi.
  4. A city in Texas.

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

Notable Persons Named Dumas

Alexandre Dumas was a writer. He was most prominent from 1829 to 1869. Alexandre was given the name Dumas Davy de la Pailleterie on July 28th, 1802 in Villers-Cotterêts, Aisne, France. He left this life on December 5th, 1870.

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Dumas is an indie rock musician and songwriter. He was most active from 2001 to present. Dumas was born on July 4th, 1979 in Victoriaville.

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Dumas Guette is a soccer player for the Deportivo Cali. Dumas was born on December 25th, 1952.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Dumas

Alexandre Dumas was a writer. He was most prominent from 1829 to 1869. Alexandre was given the name Dumas Davy de la Pailleterie on July 28th, 1802 in Villers-Cotterêts, Aisne, France. He left this life on December 5th, 1870.

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Thomas-Alexandre Dumas was a military person. His military service ended in 1801. Thomas-Alexandre was born on March 25th, 1762 in Jérémie. Thomas-Alexandre is also known as Dumas and Alexandre (General). He breathed his last breath on February 26th, 1806.

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Marlene Dumas is an artist in the field of painting. Marlene was born on August 3rd, 1953 in Cape Town.

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Richard Dumas is a basketball player for the Hapoel Holon, Oklahoma City Cavalry, Treasure Coast Tropics, Atléticos de San Germán, Montpellier, Znicz Pruszków, HKK Široki, and Philadelphia 76ers. His most notable accomplishments were from 1990 to 2003. Richard was born on May 19th, 1969 in Tulsa, Oklahoma.

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Romain was born on December 14th, 1977 in Alès, France.

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Popularity of Dumas as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Dumas U.S.
  White 54.53% 64.26%
  African American 37.63% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.77% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.33% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 2.53% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 4.21% 16.26%

Of Last Name Dumas

People with the last name Dumas are most frequently White or African American

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Fun Facts about the name Dumas

  • How Popular is the name Dumas? Dumas is the 55,764th most popular name of all time. As a last name Dumas was the 2,076th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Dumas have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 29 babies born with the first name Dumas in the United States.
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Dumas? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1912 when it was given as a first name to 7 new born babies.
  • When was Dumas first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Dumas is Tuesday, April 2nd, 1878.
  • What year had the most people named Dumas born? The highest recorded use of the first name Dumas was in 1912 with a total of 7 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Dumas: Your name in reverse order is Samud. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Mduas. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Dumas? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 17,442 people with the last name Dumas.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Dumas? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 6 of them will have Dumas 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).
  • Other Dictionary Sources: WordNet 3.1 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University (License).
  • Wiktionary: Titles and License.
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