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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Ezell

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Alt. Meaning

E is for excellence, your passion, your drive.

Z is for zip, the quickness in your step!

E is for empathy, and your consideration for the feelings of others

L is for lucky, who is more?

L is for luster, your shine.

Notable Persons Named Ezell

Ezell was given the name Ezell Alexander Blair Jr. on October 18th, 1941 in Greensboro, North Carolina. Ezell is also known as Jibreel Khazan.

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Ezell was born on May 22nd, 1970.

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Ezell was born on April 9th, 1933 in Hancock County, Mississippi, U.S. He breathed his last breath on May 21st, 2012.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Ezell

William Ezell was a blues, jazz, ragtime, and boogie-woogie pianist, songwriter, and singing. He plays Piano. His most notable accomplishments were from 1910 to 1940. William was born on December 23rd, 1892 in Brenham, Texas. William is also known as Will Ezell. He passed away on August 2nd, 1963.

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Edward was born in 1939 in Indianapolis. He breathed his last breath in 1993.

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Shahine Ezell is a record producer, talent manager, actor, and songwriter. Shahine was born in Dallas.

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Brittney was born on January 18th, 1976 in Franklin, Tennessee.

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Glenn was born on October 29th, 1944.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1897 6 0 6
1899 6 0 6
1900 7 0 7
1902 6 0 6
1903 7 0 7
1904 6 0 6
1905 9 0 9
1907 12 0 12
1908 11 6 5
1909 12 0 12
1910 15 5 10
1911 24 8 16
1912 24 12 12
1913 30 0 30
1914 44 9 35
1915 44 10 34
1916 55 20 35
1917 50 16 34
1918 58 20 38
1919 66 17 49
1920 62 17 45
1921 50 10 40
1922 71 19 52
1923 58 9 49
1924 54 14 40
1925 69 19 50
1926 56 13 43
1927 64 22 42
1928 66 16 50
1929 67 18 49
1930 64 7 57
1931 60 11 49
1932 62 11 51
1933 62 6 56
1934 42 0 42
1935 39 7 32
1936 52 0 52
1937 47 0 47
1938 59 9 50
1939 43 6 37
1940 48 5 43
1941 46 6 40
1942 62 10 52
1943 62 8 54
1944 56 8 48
1945 45 6 39
1946 45 0 45
1947 63 9 54
1948 60 0 60
1949 54 0 54
1950 50 0 50
1951 62 0 62
1952 69 9 60
1953 66 8 58
1954 54 5 49
1955 52 0 52
1956 31 0 31
1957 34 0 34
1958 47 0 47
1959 33 0 33
1960 34 0 34
1961 39 0 39
1962 25 0 25
1963 33 0 33
1964 24 0 24
1965 25 0 25
1966 36 0 36
1967 31 0 31
1968 21 0 21
1969 28 0 28
1970 23 0 23
1971 30 0 30
1972 32 0 32
1973 24 0 24
1974 16 0 16
1975 25 0 25
1976 24 0 24
1977 29 0 29
1978 15 0 15
1979 20 0 20
1980 18 0 18
1981 15 0 15
1982 13 0 13
1983 10 0 10
1984 14 0 14
1985 10 0 10
1986 15 0 15
1987 14 0 14
1988 13 0 13
1989 17 0 17
1990 16 0 16
1991 16 0 16
1992 19 0 19
1993 22 0 22
1994 22 0 22
1996 18 0 18
1997 11 0 11
1998 13 0 13
1999 10 0 10
2000 10 0 10
2001 10 0 10
2002 13 0 13
2003 7 0 7
2004 9 0 9
2005 6 0 6
2006 9 0 9
2007 11 0 11
2009 6 0 6
2010 5 0 5
2011 7 0 7
2012 7 0 7
2013 6 0 6
2014 6 0 6
2016 5 0 5

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Popularity of Ezell as a first name

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Popularity of Ezell as a last name

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Common last names for Ezell

  • Williams
  • Johnson
  • Brown
  • Smith
  • Jones
  • Jackson
  • Harris
  • Moore
  • Davis
  • Anderson
  • Robinson
  • Cooper
  • Walker
  • Carter

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Ezell U.S.
  White 68.96% 64.26%
  African American 26.50% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.31% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.57% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.83% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 1.84% 16.26%

Of Last Name Ezell

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

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Fun Facts about the name Ezell

  • How Popular is the name Ezell? Ezell is the 4,648th most popular name of all time. As a last name Ezell was the 3,247th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Ezell have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 3,615 babies born with the first name Ezell in the United States. That's more than enough people named Ezell to occupy the territory of Falkland Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 3,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Ezell? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1897 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Ezell first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Ezell is Saturday, November 5th, 1870.
  • What year had the most people named Ezell born? The highest recorded use of the first name Ezell was in 1951 with a total of 62 babies.
  • Random Ezell Factoid: According to the 1958 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Ezell is not a popular baby boy's name in South Carolina. Imagine that, only 5 babies in South Carolina have the same name as you in 1958.
  • Weird things about the name Ezell: Your name in reverse order is Lleze. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Ellez. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Ezell? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 11,121 people with the last name Ezell.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Ezell? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 4 of them will have Ezell 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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