Ellwood

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since 1880
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Ellwood

"Ellwood" is a name of English origin, and it means "From the old forest". It's a name commonly given to boys.

Notable Persons Named Ellwood

Ellwood was born in 1868. He died in 1941.

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Ellwood J. Turner was a Speaker of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives. Ellwood was born on August 9th, 1886 in Allegheny, Pennsylvania. He breathed his last breath on March 1st, 1948.

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Ellwood was born on July 17th, 1910. He left this life on June 10th, 1990.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Ellwood

Tobias Ellwood is a Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth Affairs, for Bournemouth East, Member of Parliament, and forBournemouth East. He has been prominent since 2014. His military service ended in 1996. Tobias was born on August 12th, 1966.

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Eddy Ellwood is a bodybuilding, strongman (strength athlete), bodybuilder, and strongman. Eddy was born Eddy Ellwood on March 30th, 1964 in Hartlepool, England.

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David T. Ellwood is a university professor and administrator.

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Jr. was born on July 16th, 1926 in San Francisco.

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Annabel was born on February 2nd, 1978 in Canberra.

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Charles was born on January 20th, 1873 in Ogdensburg, New York. He died on September 25th, 1946.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1882 5 0 5
1884 7 0 7
1887 6 0 6
1888 5 0 5
1890 5 0 5
1892 5 0 5
1895 9 0 9
1896 7 0 7
1897 10 0 10
1898 11 0 11
1900 5 0 5
1901 12 0 12
1903 7 0 7
1904 10 0 10
1906 11 0 11
1907 13 0 13
1908 13 0 13
1909 7 0 7
1910 13 0 13
1911 14 0 14
1912 34 0 34
1913 34 0 34
1914 41 0 41
1915 55 0 55
1916 73 0 73
1917 69 0 69
1918 82 0 82
1919 67 0 67
1920 80 0 80
1921 62 0 62
1922 60 0 60
1923 67 0 67
1924 77 0 77
1925 52 0 52
1926 59 0 59
1927 63 0 63
1928 43 0 43
1929 49 0 49
1930 39 0 39
1931 27 0 27
1932 38 0 38
1933 32 0 32
1934 28 0 28
1935 24 0 24
1936 21 0 21
1937 28 0 28
1938 21 0 21
1939 23 0 23
1940 21 0 21
1941 13 0 13
1942 31 0 31
1943 17 0 17
1944 39 0 39
1945 13 0 13
1946 34 0 34
1947 25 0 25
1948 23 0 23
1949 15 0 15
1950 14 0 14
1951 17 0 17
1952 17 0 17
1953 14 0 14
1954 15 0 15
1955 11 0 11
1956 13 0 13
1957 14 0 14
1958 18 0 18
1960 10 0 10
1962 9 0 9
1963 7 0 7
1964 9 0 9
1966 6 0 6
1967 6 0 6
1969 6 0 6
1970 5 0 5
1972 5 0 5
1974 7 0 7
1990 5 0 5

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Popularity of Ellwood as a first name

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Popularity of Ellwood as a last name

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Common last names for Ellwood

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Ellwood U.S.
  White 93.29% 64.26%
  African American 1.82% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.17% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.86% 16.26%

Of Last Name Ellwood

People with the last name Ellwood are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Ellwood

  • How Popular is the name Ellwood? Ellwood is the 6,762nd most popular name of all time. As a last name Ellwood was the 18,128th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Ellwood have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2016, the Social Security Administration has recorded 1,962 babies born with the first name Ellwood in the United States. That's more than enough people named Ellwood to occupy the territory of Christmas Island (Australia) with an estimated population of 1,462 (as of June 30, 2010).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Ellwood? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1882 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Ellwood first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Ellwood is Wednesday, August 13th, 1873.
  • What year had the most people named Ellwood born? The highest recorded use of the first name Ellwood was in 1918 with a total of 82 babies.
  • Random Ellwood Factoid: According to the 1939 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Ellwood is not a popular baby boy's name in Pennsylvania. Imagine that, only 8 babies in Pennsylvania have the same name as you in 1939.
  • Weird things about the name Ellwood: Your name in reverse order is Doowlle. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Wdoloel. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Ellwood? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 1,536 people with the last name Ellwood.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Ellwood? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Ellwood as their last name since less than 1 person in 192k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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