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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Edom

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From Hebrew אֱדוֹם (ʾĕḏōm).

  1. (biblical) The name given to Esau in the Hebrew Bible.
  2. (historical) A region whose inhabitants traditionally traced their ancestry to Esau.

Notable Persons With the Last Name Edom

Cliff Edom was a in the field of photojournalism. Cliff was born on February 12th, 1907 in Baylis, Illinois,. He breathed his last breath on January 30th, 1991.


Kevin Edom is an athlete for the L'Etoile de Morne-à-l'Eau.


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Popularity of Edom as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Edom U.S.
  White 53.60% 64.26%
  African American 43.20% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 0.00% 16.26%

Of Last Name Edom

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

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Fun Facts about the name Edom

  • How Popular is the name Edom? Edom is the 43,125th most popular name of all time. As a last name Edom was the 134,712th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Edom have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 65 babies born with the first name Edom in the United States.
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Edom? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 2005 when it was given as a first name to 7 new born babies.
  • When was Edom first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Edom is Sunday, March 16th, 1879.
  • What year had the most people named Edom born? The highest recorded use of the first name Edom was in 2014 with a total of 11 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Edom: Your name in reverse order is Mode. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Mdoe. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Edom? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 125 people with the last name Edom.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Edom? Edom is one of the most unique last names recorded.

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