First Name
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Ethell

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Alt. Meaning

E is for easy going, no ruffles here.

T is for tasteful, the way you communicate.

H is for handy, the helpful you.

E is for enamoured, forever will your children be with you

L is for life, that you live so well.

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

Notable Persons With the Last Name Ethell

Donald Stewart Ethell is a Lieutenant Governor of Alberta. His military service ended in 1993. Donald was born on July 23rd, 1937. Donald is also known as Don Ethell.


Jeffrey was born on September 29th, 1947. He died on June 6th, 1997.


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Popularity of Ethell as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Ethell U.S.
  White 94.71% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 3.17% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 0.00% 16.26%

Of Last Name Ethell

People with the last name Ethell are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Ethell

  • How Popular is the name Ethell? Ethell is the 34,610th most popular name of all time. As a last name Ethell was the 96,368th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Ethell have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 115 babies born with the first name Ethell in the United States. That's more than enough people named Ethell 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 Ethell? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1915 when it was given as a first name to 8 new born babies.
  • When was Ethell first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Ethell is Sunday, October 6th, 1878.
  • What year had the most people named Ethell born? The highest recorded use of the first name Ethell was in 1916 with a total of 10 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Ethell: Your name in reverse order is Llehte. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Hlelet. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Ethell? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 189 people with the last name Ethell.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Ethell? Ethell is one of the most unique last names recorded.

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
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