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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Escher

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  1. A surname​.
  2. M. C. Escher, Dutch graphic artist

Escher was also found in the following language(s): German

Notable Persons With the Last Name Escher

M. C. Escher was an artist in the fields of drawing and printmaking. M. was given the name Maurits Cornelis Escher on June 17th, 1898 in Leeuwarden, Netherlands. He left this life on March 27th, 1972.


George Arnold Escher was a civil engineer. George was born on May 10th, 1843 in Leeuwarden. He passed away on June 14th, 1939.


Berend George Escher was a scientist. Berend was born on April 4th, 1885 in Gorinchem. He left this life on October 11th, 1967.


Rudolf was born on January 8th, 1912 in Amsterdam. He breathed his last breath on March 17th, 1980.


Luiz Jeferson Escher is a soccer player for the Kawkab Marrakech, Sociedade Esportiva Matsubara, Wydad Casablanca, and MAS Fez. Luiz was born on June 28th, 1987 in Alecrim.


Hans was born on August 24th, 1767. He passed away on March 9th, 1823.


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Popularity of Escher as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Escher U.S.
  White 92.23% 64.26%
  African American 2.24% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 2.12% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.36% 16.26%

Of Last Name Escher

People with the last name Escher are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Escher

  • How Popular is the name Escher? Escher is the 25,779th most popular name of all time. As a last name Escher was the 28,176th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Escher have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 217 babies born with the first name Escher in the United States. That's more than enough people named Escher 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 Escher? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1999 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Escher first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Escher is Sunday, September 29th, 1889.
  • What year had the most people named Escher born? The highest recorded use of the first name Escher was in 2014 with a total of 31 babies.
  • Random Escher Factoid: According to the 2016 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Escher is not a popular baby boy's name in California. Imagine that, only 7 babies in California have the same name as you in 2016.
  • Weird things about the name Escher: Your name in reverse order is Rehcse. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Hresce. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Escher? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 849 people with the last name Escher.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Escher? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Escher as their last name since less than 1 person in 345k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
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