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since 1880
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Elting

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Alt. Meaning

E is for elegant, born within you.

L is for look, the way you look at life.

T is for time, you give to friends.

I is for inspire, others seek your guidance.

N is for nifty, how neat!

G is for glisten, a sparkle in your eye.

Notable Persons Named Elting

Elting was born on December 14th, 1909. He died on April 20th, 1995.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Elting

Josef Elting is a soccer player for the FC Schalke 04, FC Kaiserslautern, Real Murcia, Wuppertaler SV, and FC Bocholt. Josef was born on December 29th, 1944 in Bocholt, Germany.


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Popularity of Elting as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Elting U.S.
  White 85.02% 64.26%
  African American 11.11% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.01% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.19% 16.26%

Of Last Name Elting

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

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Fun Facts about the name Elting

  • How Popular is the name Elting? As a last name Elting was the 37,492nd most popular name in 2010.
  • When was the first name Elting first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Elting is Wednesday, April 19th, 1882.
  • How unique is the name Elting? From 1880 to 2017 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Elting. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Elting: Your name in reverse order is Gnitle. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Nelgti. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Elting? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 594 people with the last name Elting.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Elting? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Elting as their last name since less than 1 person in 500k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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Past life for Elting born Sep 9, 1936

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a male in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Ontario approximately on 1300. Your profession was warrior, hunter, fisherman, and executor of sacrifices.

You always liked to travel, to investigate, could have been detective or spy. You should develop your talent for love, happiness and enthusiasm and to distribute these feelings to all people.

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