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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Ennis

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  1. A male given name

Notable Persons Named Ennis

Ennis Del Mar is a fictional character.

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Ennis Esmer is an actor and writer. His most notable accomplishments were from 2003 to present. Ennis was given the name Enis Esmer on December 29th, 1978 in Ankara.

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Ennis was born on September 3rd, 1895 in Westphalia, Kansas. He left this life on October 12th, 1964.

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Ennis was born on January 7th, 1923 in Wharton, Texas. Ennis is also known as Dale and Larry. He died on May 19th, 2010.

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Ennis was given the name Ennis Samuel Rees, Jr. on March 17th, 1925 in Newport News, Virginia. Ennis is also known as Rees, Ennis Samuel, and Jr. (full name). He passed away on March 24th, 2009.

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Ennis was born on December 5th, 1979. He left this life on May 13th, 2003.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Ennis

Garth Ennis is a comics creator.

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Tyler Ennis is a basketball player for the Milwaukee Bucks, →Bakersfield Jam, and Phoenix Suns in the National Basketball Association. He has been prominent since 2014. Tyler was born on August 24th, 1994 in Brampton.

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James Ennis is an athlete for the Perth Wildcats, Piratas de Quebradillas, →Iowa Energy, Miami Heat, and Memphis Grizzlies. He was most prominent from 2013 to present. James was born on July 1st, 1990 in Ventura, California.

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Michael Ennis is a rugby player.

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John Ennis is an actor, comedian, and acting teacher. He was most active from 1996 to present. John was born on May 6th, 1964 in Needham, Massachusetts.

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Ethel was born on November 28th, 1932.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1880 5 0 5
1881 6 0 6
1882 8 0 8
1883 6 0 6
1884 9 0 9
1887 10 0 10
1888 10 0 10
1889 8 0 8
1890 8 0 8
1892 11 0 11
1893 6 0 6
1894 8 0 8
1895 6 0 6
1896 10 0 10
1897 11 0 11
1898 15 6 9
1899 12 5 7
1900 18 0 18
1901 12 0 12
1902 10 0 10
1903 9 0 9
1904 16 6 10
1906 7 0 7
1907 21 7 14
1908 19 5 14
1909 28 11 17
1910 24 0 24
1911 24 8 16
1912 38 6 32
1913 38 7 31
1914 51 10 41
1915 61 9 52
1916 67 19 48
1917 57 13 44
1918 70 17 53
1919 62 12 50
1920 64 11 53
1921 55 12 43
1922 68 6 62
1923 61 8 53
1924 47 8 39
1925 55 13 42
1926 51 6 45
1927 51 0 51
1928 42 0 42
1929 59 8 51
1930 47 7 40
1931 46 9 37
1932 43 0 43
1933 44 6 38
1934 46 0 46
1935 47 13 34
1936 42 8 34
1937 39 6 33
1938 51 5 46
1939 45 0 45
1940 37 0 37
1941 34 0 34
1942 35 0 35
1943 54 5 49
1944 38 5 33
1945 39 6 33
1946 54 9 45
1947 32 0 32
1948 35 0 35
1949 35 0 35
1950 34 0 34
1951 38 6 32
1952 43 0 43
1953 49 5 44
1954 30 0 30
1955 40 5 35
1956 35 0 35
1957 35 0 35
1958 27 7 20
1959 27 0 27
1960 27 0 27
1961 35 0 35
1962 22 0 22
1963 27 5 22
1964 20 0 20
1965 17 0 17
1966 16 0 16
1967 19 0 19
1968 20 0 20
1969 41 0 41
1970 30 0 30
1971 20 0 20
1972 28 0 28
1973 26 0 26
1974 19 0 19
1975 17 0 17
1976 28 0 28
1977 24 0 24
1978 21 0 21
1979 23 0 23
1980 16 0 16
1981 21 0 21
1982 13 0 13
1983 8 0 8
1984 9 0 9
1985 10 0 10
1986 12 0 12
1987 12 0 12
1988 10 0 10
1989 11 0 11
1990 14 0 14
1991 5 0 5
1992 9 0 9
1993 12 0 12
1995 16 0 16
1996 5 0 5
1997 36 0 36
1998 13 0 13
1999 19 0 19
2000 15 0 15
2001 13 0 13
2002 6 0 6
2003 7 0 7
2004 7 0 7
2005 10 0 10
2006 11 0 11
2007 11 0 11
2008 9 0 9
2009 14 0 14
2011 7 0 7
2012 9 0 9
2013 9 0 9
2014 8 0 8
2015 7 0 7
2016 12 0 12
2017 15 0 15

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Popularity of Ennis as a first name

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Popularity of Ennis as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Ennis U.S.
  White 83.19% 64.26%
  African American 11.51% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.64% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.58% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.81% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.26% 16.26%

Of Last Name Ennis

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

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Fun Facts about the name Ennis

  • How Popular is the name Ennis? Ennis is the 4,808th most popular name of all time. As a last name Ennis was the 2,220th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Ennis have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 3,436 babies born with the first name Ennis in the United States. That's more than enough people named Ennis to occupy the territory of Falkland Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 3,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Ennis? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Ennis first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Ennis is Tuesday, January 17th, 1865.
  • What year had the most people named Ennis born? The highest recorded use of the first name Ennis was in 1922 with a total of 62 babies.
  • Random Ennis Factoid: According to the 1923 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Ennis is not a popular baby boy's name in Texas. Imagine that, only 11 babies in Texas have the same name as you in 1923.
  • Weird things about the name Ennis: Your name in reverse order is Sinne. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Innes. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Ennis? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 16,419 people with the last name Ennis.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Ennis? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 6 of them will have Ennis as their last name.

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