Everest

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since 1880
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Everest

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  • A user from Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan says the name Everest is of Unknown origin and means "Strong, Confident, Brave, Daring, Adventurous".
  • A user from Nigeria says the name Everest is of French origin and means "Strong and brave".
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Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
noun Everest
the highest mountain in the world, situated in Nepal and Tibet; 29,028 feet high.

Note: Also used as a metaphor for a high mountain.

Other Dictionary Sources
  1. A mountain in the central Himalayas on the border of Tibet and Nepal; the highest mountain peak in the world (29,028 feet high)
Wiktionary
  1. Mount Everest

Everest was also found in the following language(s): Spanish

Notable Persons With the Last Name Everest

Sir George Everest was a scientist in the field of geography. George was born on July 4th, 1790 in Crickhowell. He died on December 1st, 1866.

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Barbara Everest was an actress. Her career lasted from 1916 to 1968. Barbara was born on June 19th, 1890 in Southfields. She passed away on February 9th, 1968.

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Timothy Everest is a bespoke tailor and bespoke. Timothy was born in 1961 in Haverfordwest, Pembrokeshire, Wales.

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Jr. Frank Kendall Everest is a military person. His military service ended in 1973.

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His military service ended in 1961. Frank was born on November 13th, 1904 in Council Bluffs, Iowa. He passed away on October 10th, 1983.

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F. was born in 1909. He passed away in 2005.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1914 5 0 5
1916 6 0 6
1917 6 0 6
1918 7 0 7
1921 5 0 5
1923 9 0 9
1924 7 0 7
1929 10 0 10
1932 6 0 6
1936 5 0 5
1938 7 0 7
1952 5 0 5
1959 5 0 5
1979 9 0 9
1984 5 0 5
1990 8 0 8
1994 5 0 5
1995 7 0 7
1996 9 0 9
1997 7 0 7
1998 19 0 19
1999 16 0 16
2000 20 0 20
2001 14 0 14
2002 18 0 18
2003 15 0 15
2004 24 0 24
2005 28 5 23
2006 18 0 18
2007 33 0 33
2008 31 0 31
2009 36 0 36
2010 29 5 24
2011 44 6 38
2012 53 7 46
2013 52 8 44
2014 95 12 83
2015 140 29 111
2016 192 48 144
2017 194 64 130

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Popularity of Everest as a first name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Everest U.S.
  White 89.70% 64.26%
  African American 3.22% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 2.70% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.80% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.57% 16.26%

Of Last Name Everest

People with the last name Everest are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Everest

  • How Popular is the name Everest? Everest is the 9,352nd most popular name of all time. As a last name Everest was the 30,165th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Everest have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 1,204 babies born with the first name Everest in the United States. That's more than enough people named Everest to occupy the territory of Niue (New Zealand) with an estimated population of 1,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Everest? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1914 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Everest first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Everest is Saturday, July 13th, 1872.
  • What year had the most people named Everest born? The highest recorded use of the first name Everest was in 2016 with a total of 144 babies.
  • Random Everest Factoid: According to the 2015 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Everest is not a popular baby boy's name in Texas. Imagine that, only 6 babies in Texas have the same name as you in 2015.
  • Weird things about the name Everest: Your name in reverse order is Tsereve. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Esrtvee. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Everest? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 777 people with the last name Everest.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Everest? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Everest as their last name since less than 1 person in 385k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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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).
  • 1913 Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary via the Collaborative International Dictionary of English (License)
  • Other Dictionary Sources: WordNet 3.1 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University (License).
  • Wiktionary: Titles and License.
  • Notable persons via Wikipedia: Titles and License. Click each image for the attribution information.