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3k
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since 1880
Last Name
488
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in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Estel

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Wiktionary

Probably from a Vulgar Latin *stēlum, from an interpretation of stēla (from Classical Latin stēlla) as a neuter plural, through analogy with other words such as Latin signa, sidera, and astra, respective neuter plurals of signum, sidus, and astrum. Ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *h₂stḗr. See also Catalan estela, and estrella.

  1. star
  2. kite

Notable Persons Named Estel

Eldon Shamblin was a western swing, jazz, and swing music musician. He plays Electric guitar. His career lasted from 1930 to 1990. Eldon was given the name Estel Eldon Shamblin on April 24th, 1916 in Clinton, Oklahoma, U.S. Eldon is also known as 'Frog', 'Sham', and 'the Old Man from the Mountains' etc. He passed away on August 5th, 1998.

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Estel Crabtree was a baseball player. Estel was born on August 19th, 1903 in Scioto County, Ohio. He passed away on January 4th, 1967.

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Estel was born on February 25th, 1910. He passed away in 1972.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1893 8 0 8
1894 7 0 7
1895 7 0 7
1896 7 0 7
1898 9 9 0
1899 7 0 7
1900 5 5 0
1901 16 8 8
1902 14 7 7
1903 12 5 7
1904 20 7 13
1905 21 7 14
1906 21 7 14
1907 18 7 11
1908 14 5 9
1909 21 7 14
1910 21 6 15
1911 29 11 18
1912 49 11 38
1913 50 9 41
1914 52 11 41
1915 77 19 58
1916 79 23 56
1917 67 17 50
1918 86 15 71
1919 87 18 69
1920 96 19 77
1921 107 20 87
1922 80 13 67
1923 89 17 72
1924 76 15 61
1925 80 18 62
1926 84 11 73
1927 74 18 56
1928 65 0 65
1929 76 6 70
1930 73 11 62
1931 62 7 55
1932 57 7 50
1933 44 8 36
1934 66 5 61
1935 31 5 26
1936 41 7 34
1937 50 0 50
1938 30 7 23
1939 49 7 42
1940 37 8 29
1941 36 6 30
1942 32 0 32
1943 33 0 33
1944 42 0 42
1945 32 0 32
1946 23 0 23
1947 34 0 34
1948 26 0 26
1949 29 0 29
1950 22 5 17
1951 31 0 31
1952 16 0 16
1953 20 0 20
1954 20 0 20
1955 18 5 13
1956 20 0 20
1957 14 0 14
1958 12 0 12
1959 18 0 18
1960 17 0 17
1961 18 0 18
1962 9 0 9
1963 6 0 6
1964 13 0 13
1965 8 0 8
1966 18 5 13
1967 9 0 9
1968 8 0 8
1969 5 0 5
1970 6 0 6
1972 8 0 8
1973 7 0 7
1974 7 0 7
1975 6 0 6
1977 6 0 6
1979 5 0 5
1980 6 0 6
1981 5 0 5
2014 5 5 0
2015 6 6 0

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Popularity of Estel as a first name

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Popularity of Estel as a last name

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Common last names for Estel

  • Smith
  • Brown
  • Jones
  • Johnson
  • Davis
  • Williams
  • Miller
  • Moore
  • Taylor
  • Collins
  • Cox

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Estel U.S.
  White 83.61% 64.26%
  African American 9.02% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 2.46% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 3.28% 16.26%

Of Last Name Estel

People with the last name Estel are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Estel

  • How Popular is the name Estel? Estel is the 5,426th most popular name of all time. As a last name Estel was the 44,109th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Estel have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 2,827 babies born with the first name Estel in the United States. That's more than enough people named Estel to occupy the territory of Svalbard and Jan Mayen (Norway) with an estimated population of 2,495 (as of March 1, 2010).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Estel? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1893 when it was given as a first name to 8 new born babies.
  • When was Estel first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Estel is Friday, January 16th, 1874.
  • What year had the most people named Estel born? The highest recorded use of the first name Estel was in 1921 with a total of 87 babies.
  • Random Estel Factoid: According to the 1910 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Estel ranks 99th in popularity as a baby boy's name in West Virginia. Imagine that, 5 babies in West Virginia have the same name as you in 1910.
  • Weird things about the name Estel: Your name in reverse order is Letse. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Etels. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Estel? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 488 people with the last name Estel.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Estel? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Estel as their last name since less than 1 person in 588k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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