Everett

First Name
100k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
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in 2010
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Origin and Meaning of Everett

"Everett" is a name of English origin, and it means "Wild Boar Herd". It's a name commonly given to boys.

Wiktionary

From an Old English personal name Everard, eofor (“boar”) + heard (“hardy, brave,strong”).

  1. A patronymic surname​.
  2. A male given name transferred back from the surname.
  3. A city in Massachusetts
  4. A city in Washington
  5. A borough in Pennsylvania

Notable Persons Named Everett

Amiri Baraka was a poetry and drama writer. He was most prominent from 1961 to 2014. Amiri was given the name Everett LeRoi Jones on October 7th, 1934 in Newark, New Jersey. Amiri is also known as Jones, Everett LeRoy (birth name); Jones, and LeRoi (pseudonym). He passed away on January 9th, 2014.

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Everett McGill is an actor. His most notable accomplishments were from 1974 to 1999. Everett was given the name Charles Everett McGill III on October 21st, 1945 in Miami Beach, Florida, U.S.

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E. G. Marshall was an actor. His career lasted from 1945 to 1945. E. was given the name Everett Eugene Grunz on June 18th, 1914 in Owatonna, Minnesota, U.S. He passed away on August 24th, 1998.

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Everett Dirksen was a senator. His career lasted from 1959 to 1969. His military service ended in 1919. Everett was given the name Everett McKinley Dirksen on January 4th, 1896 in Pekin, Illinois, U.S. He passed away on September 7th, 1969.

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Everett Golson is a football player. Everett was born on January 2nd, 1993 in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Everett

Rupert Everett is an actor and writer. He has had major accomplishments since 1981. Rupert was given the name Rupert James Hector Everett on May 29th, 1959 in Burnham Deepdale, Norfolk, England.

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Kenny Everett was a character comedy, surreal humour, and sketch comedy comedian. Kenny was given the name Maurice James Christopher Cole on December 25th, 1944 in Seaforth, Liverpool, Lancashire, England. He died on April 4th, 1995.

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Chad Everett was an actor. His career lasted from 1960 to 2012. Chad was given the name Raymon Lee Cramton on June 11th, 1937 in South Bend, Indiana, U.S. Chad is also known as Chas Everett and Chad York. He passed away on July 24th, 2012.

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Jim Everett is a football player. Jim was born on January 3rd, 1963 in Emporia, Kansas.

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Maulana Karenga is a professor, philosopher, author, and scholar. Maulana was given the name Ronald McKinley Everett on July 14th, 1941 in Parsonsburg, Maryland.

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XXYYXX is an electronic music musician. He was most prominent from 2009 to present. XXYYXX was given the name Marcel Everett on October 31st, 1995.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born Ranking
1880 110 0 110
1881 111 0 111
1882 139 0 139
1883 143 0 143 #93 boy name
1884 134 0 134
1885 128 0 128
1886 150 0 150
1887 140 0 140
1888 156 0 156
1889 163 0 163
1890 163 0 163
1891 174 0 174 #93 boy name
1892 176 0 176
1893 160 0 160
1894 226 0 226 #86 boy name
1895 207 0 207 #95 boy name
1896 224 0 224 #90 boy name
1897 179 0 179 #100 boy name
1898 212 0 212 #95 boy name
1899 181 0 181 #96 boy name
1900 237 0 237 #100 boy name
1901 218 0 218 #86 boy name
1902 238 0 238 #88 boy name
1903 204 0 204 #95 boy name
1904 229 0 229 #95 boy name
1905 270 0 270 #89 boy name
1906 291 0 291 #81 boy name
1907 302 0 302 #88 boy name
1908 294 0 294 #90 boy name
1909 314 0 314 #91 boy name
1910 382 0 382 #89 boy name
1911 384 0 384
1912 806 0 806 #96 boy name
1913 955 7 948 #97 boy name
1914 1,348 12 1,336 #90 boy name
1915 1,741 10 1,731 #89 boy name
1916 1,764 0 1,764 #91 boy name
1917 1,745 11 1,734 #94 boy name
1918 1,905 14 1,891 #93 boy name
1919 1,783 11 1,772 #92 boy name
1920 1,839 12 1,827 #95 boy name
1921 1,928 15 1,913 #95 boy name
1922 1,811 13 1,798 #98 boy name
1923 1,751 5 1,746 #99 boy name
1924 1,708 12 1,696
1925 1,622 5 1,617
1926 1,582 14 1,568
1927 1,582 12 1,570
1928 1,442 14 1,428
1929 1,319 9 1,310
1930 1,335 10 1,325
1931 1,235 6 1,229
1932 1,209 6 1,203
1933 1,134 8 1,126
1934 1,078 9 1,069
1935 1,076 5 1,071
1936 980 6 974
1937 982 9 973
1938 1,000 0 1,000
1939 982 5 977
1940 926 0 926
1941 995 5 990
1942 1,057 0 1,057
1943 1,000 0 1,000
1944 970 7 963
1945 828 0 828
1946 937 0 937
1947 893 0 893
1948 881 0 881
1949 834 0 834
1950 750 0 750
1951 774 5 769
1952 752 0 752
1953 744 0 744
1954 762 5 757
1955 712 0 712
1956 694 0 694
1957 726 0 726
1958 680 6 674
1959 701 9 692
1960 631 0 631
1961 691 0 691
1962 653 0 653
1963 711 6 705
1964 700 5 695
1965 661 7 654
1966 565 7 558
1967 549 7 542
1968 497 0 497
1969 467 0 467
1970 459 5 454
1971 443 0 443
1972 425 0 425
1973 382 0 382
1974 346 0 346
1975 351 0 351
1976 319 0 319
1977 311 0 311
1978 307 6 301
1979 317 0 317
1980 336 0 336
1981 341 0 341
1982 328 0 328
1983 296 0 296
1984 297 0 297
1985 299 6 293
1986 282 0 282
1987 307 5 302
1988 322 0 322
1989 321 0 321
1990 332 0 332
1991 297 0 297
1992 299 0 299
1993 302 0 302
1994 285 0 285
1995 258 0 258
1996 281 0 281
1997 297 0 297
1998 333 0 333
1999 336 0 336
2000 340 0 340
2001 330 0 330
2002 354 0 354
2003 387 0 387
2004 447 7 440
2005 462 7 455
2006 600 0 600
2007 812 8 804
2008 814 11 803
2009 1,010 13 997
2010 1,188 10 1,178
2011 1,355 14 1,341
2012 1,759 21 1,738
2013 2,170 25 2,145
2014 2,570 34 2,536
2015 3,089 45 3,044
2016 3,544 49 3,495

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Popularity of Everett as a first name

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Popularity of Everett as a last name

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Common last names for Everett

  • Smith
  • Johnson
  • Brown
  • Jones
  • Miller
  • Williams
  • Davis
  • Taylor
  • Wilson
  • Moore
  • Anderson
  • Thompson
  • White
  • Martin
  • Clark
  • Hall
  • Thomas
  • Baker
  • Allen
  • Lewis

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Everett U.S.
  White 68.90% 64.26%
  African American 24.59% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.51% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.70% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 2.10% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 3.21% 16.26%

Of Last Name Everett

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

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Fun Facts about the name Everett

  • How Popular is the name Everett? Everett is the 642nd most popular name of all time. As a last name Everett was the 876th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Everett have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2016, the Social Security Administration has recorded 100,062 babies born with the first name Everett in the United States. That's more than enough people named Everett to occupy the territory of Jersey (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 97,857 (as of March 27, 2011).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Everett? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given as a first name to 110 new born babies.
  • When was Everett first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Everett is Saturday, July 4th, 1812.
  • What year had the most people named Everett born? The highest recorded use of the first name Everett was in 2016 with a total of 3,495 babies. That's a lot of babies named Everett!
  • Random Everett Factoid: According to the 1912 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Everett ranks 90th in popularity as a baby boy's name in Ohio. Imagine that, 35 babies in Ohio have the same name as you in 1912.
  • Weird things about the name Everett: Your name in reverse order is Ttereve. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Vtereet. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Everett? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 39,593 people with the last name Everett.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Everett? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 13 of them will have Everett as their last name.

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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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