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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Dyson

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  1. A surname of British origin.

Notable Persons Named Dyson

Dyson was born on May 14th, 1992.


Dyson was born on August 7th, 1984 in Gibraltar, Gibraltar.


Dyson was born in 1936.


Dyson was born in 1857. He died in 1935.


Dyson Falzon is a soccer player for the Mosta F.C., Valletta F.C., Hamrun Spartans F.C., Malta national under-17 football team, and Malta national under-21 football team. Dyson was born on March 9th, 1986 in Malta.



Notable Persons With the Last Name Dyson

Sir James Dyson is an inventor, industrial designer, founder of the dyson company, dyson (company), and founder of thedyson company. James was born on May 2nd, 1947 in Cromer.


Freeman Dyson is a scientist in the fields of physics and mathematics. Freeman was given the name Freeman John Dyson on December 15th, 1923 in Crowthorne, Berkshire, England.


Michael Eric Dyson is an author and professor. Michael was born on October 23rd, 1958 in Detroit, Michigan, USA.


Esther was born as the child of Freeman Dyson and Verena Huber-Dyson on July 14th, 1951 in Zürich, Switzerland.


Jeremy Dyson is a writer, screenwriter, author, actor, and musician. His ongoing career started in 1993. Jeremy was born on June 14th, 1966 in Leeds, Yorkshire, England, UK.


Tracy Caldwell Dyson is a chemist. Tracy was born on August 14th, 1969 in Arcadia, California.


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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1979 5 0 5
1985 6 0 6
1989 6 0 6
1991 6 0 6
1992 9 0 9
1993 6 0 6
1994 15 0 15
1995 15 0 15
1996 5 0 5
1997 12 0 12
1998 25 0 25
1999 34 0 34
2000 39 0 39
2001 35 0 35
2002 52 0 52
2003 59 0 59
2004 69 0 69
2005 71 0 71
2006 73 0 73
2007 86 0 86
2008 62 0 62
2009 69 0 69
2010 76 5 71
2011 70 0 70
2012 95 0 95
2013 76 0 76
2014 80 0 80
2015 73 0 73
2016 63 0 63
2017 47 0 47

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Popularity of Dyson as a first name

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Popularity of Dyson as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Dyson U.S.
  White 58.73% 64.26%
  African American 36.03% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.48% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.32% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 2.40% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.03% 16.26%

Of Last Name Dyson

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

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Fun Facts about the name Dyson

  • How Popular is the name Dyson? Dyson is the 8,772nd most popular name of all time. As a last name Dyson was the 2,984th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Dyson have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 1,339 babies born with the first name Dyson in the United States. That's more than enough people named Dyson to occupy the territory of Niue (New Zealand) with an estimated population of 1,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Dyson? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1979 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Dyson first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Dyson is Sunday, February 12th, 1882.
  • What year had the most people named Dyson born? The highest recorded use of the first name Dyson was in 2012 with a total of 95 babies.
  • Random Dyson Factoid: According to the 2012 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Dyson is not a popular baby boy's name in California. Imagine that, only 5 babies in California have the same name as you in 2012.
  • Weird things about the name Dyson: Your name in reverse order is Nosyd. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Nsydo. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Dyson? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 12,017 people with the last name Dyson.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Dyson? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 4 of them will have Dyson as their last name.

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