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in the U.S.
since 1880
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Faison

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Alt. Meaning

F is for fabulous, yes the fabulous you!

A is for aware, of your surroundings

I is for ideals, no higher!

S is for serious, not always joking.

O is for openness, it's refreshing!

N is for nurturing, the care you provide to all

Notable Persons With the Last Name Faison

Donald Faison is an actor, voice actor, and voice acting. His ongoing career started in 1989. Donald was given the name Donald Adeosun Faison on June 22nd, 1974 in New York City, New York, U.S.


Frankie Faison is an actor. He was most prominent from 1974 to present. Frankie was given the name Frankie Russel Faison on June 10th, 1949 in Newport News, Virginia.


Azie was born in 1964. Azie is also known as AZ and A.


Olamide Faison is an actor and musician. Olamide was given the name Olamide Aladejobi Patrick Alexander Faison on July 21st, 1983 in New York City.


Tiffani was born on August 20th, 1977 in Germany.


Earl Faison is a football player. Earl was born on January 31st, 1939 in Newport News, Virginia.


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Popularity of Faison as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Faison U.S.
  White 18.93% 64.26%
  African American 75.17% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.19% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.41% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 3.34% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 1.96% 16.26%

Of Last Name Faison

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

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Fun Facts about the name Faison

  • How Popular is the name Faison? Faison is the 49,243rd most popular name of all time. As a last name Faison was the 4,267th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Faison have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 44 babies born with the first name Faison in the United States.
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Faison? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1990 when it was given as a first name to 8 new born babies.
  • When was Faison first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Faison is Sunday, October 15th, 1882.
  • What year had the most people named Faison born? The highest recorded use of the first name Faison was in 1992 with a total of 14 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Faison: Your name in reverse order is Nosiaf. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Foisan. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Faison? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 8,320 people with the last name Faison.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Faison? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 3 of them will have Faison as their last name.

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