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Meaning and Origin

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  1. United States designer noted for an innovative series of chairs (1907-1978)
  1. A surname​.

Notable Persons With the Last Name Eames

The Lord Eames is a christian bishop. The was born on April 27th, 1937.


Clare Eames was an actress. She was most prominent from 1918 to 1930. Clare was born on August 5th, 1894 in Hartford, Connecticut. She passed away on November 8th, 1930.


Terry Eames is a soccer player for the Crystal Palace F.C., Wimbledon F.C., Dulwich Hamlet F.C., Leatherhead F.C., and Kingstonian F.C. Terry was born on October 13th, 1957 in Kennington.


Fidelma Healy Eames is a Senator and Seanad Éireann. Fidelma was born on July 14th, 1962 in County Galway, Ireland.


Kathryn was born on July 25th, 1908. She died on December 12th, 2004.


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Popularity of Eames as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Eames U.S.
  White 84.52% 64.26%
  African American 9.85% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.26% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.77% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.88% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.72% 16.26%

Of Last Name Eames

People with the last name Eames are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Eames

  • How Popular is the name Eames? Eames is the 40,698th most popular name of all time. As a last name Eames was the 11,555th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Eames have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 76 babies born with the first name Eames in the United States. That's more than enough people named Eames to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Eames? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 2011 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Eames first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Eames is Monday, April 4th, 1892.
  • What year had the most people named Eames born? The highest recorded use of the first name Eames was in 2013 with a total of 18 babies.
  • Random Eames Factoid: According to the 2013 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Eames is not a popular baby boy's name in California. Imagine that, only 5 babies in California have the same name as you in 2013.
  • Weird things about the name Eames: Your name in reverse order is Semae. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Eaems. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Eames? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 2,720 people with the last name Eames.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Eames? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Eames as their last name since less than 1 person in 109k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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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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