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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Dupont

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  • According to a user from Canada, the name Dupont is of French origin and means "From the bridge / of the bridge".

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du + pont (“bridge”)

  1. A common, generic French surname​.

Notable Persons Named Dupont

Émile was given the name Dupont on January 21st, 1903 in Ho Chi Minh City. He died on October 30th, 1967.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Dupont

Leos Carax is a film director, critic, screenwriter, and actor. Leos was given the name Alex Christophe Dupont on November 22nd, 1960 in Suresnes, Hauts-de-Seine, France.


Tiffany Dupont is an actress and actor. Her ongoing career started in 2002. Tiffany was born on March 22nd, 1981 in Colorado Springs, Colorado, U.S.


Ben duPont is a business executive. Ben was given the name Benjamin Franklin du Pont on January 14th, 1964. Ben is also known as Benjamin Franklin du Pont.


Margaret Osborne duPont was a tennis player. Margaret was born on March 4th, 1918 in Joseph, Oregon, U.S. She breathed her last breath on October 24th, 2012.


Clifford Dupont was a President of Rhodesia, Officer Administrating the Government, and Deputy Prime Minister of Southern Rhodesia. Clifford was born on December 6th, 1905 in London. He passed away on June 28th, 1978.


Fab Dupont is a pop, dance, electronic, rock, jazz, folk, electronic music, and folk music mixing engineer, record producer, educator, musician, and teacher. He was most prominent from 2001 to present. Fab was given the name Fabrice Dupont .


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Popularity of Dupont as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Dupont U.S.
  White 82.98% 64.26%
  African American 9.97% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.95% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.28% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.60% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 4.23% 16.26%

Of Last Name Dupont

People with the last name Dupont are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Dupont

  • How Popular is the name Dupont? As a last name Dupont was the 3,456th most popular name in 2010.
  • When was the first name Dupont first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Dupont is Saturday, April 21st, 1883.
  • How unique is the name Dupont? From 1880 to 2017 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Dupont. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Dupont: Your name in reverse order is Tnopud. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Optdnu. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Dupont? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 10,339 people with the last name Dupont.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Dupont? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 4 of them will have Dupont as their last name.

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