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Meaning and Origin

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  1. United States film actor (1905-1982)
  2. United States film actress and daughter of Henry Fonda (born in 1937)
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From Spanish fonda.

  1. An inn or hotel in a Spanish-speaking country.

fonda was also found in the following language(s): French, Italian, and Spanish

Notable Persons Named Fonda

Fonda Rae is a dance music musician. She plays Vocals and Human voice. Fonda was born in Ossining (town), New York.

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Fonda Metassa is a rugby player.

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Fonda was born in Arkansas, USA.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Fonda

Jane Fonda is an actress, writer, and activist. She was most prominent from 1959 to present. Jane was given the name Jayne Seymour Fonda by her parents Henry Fonda and Frances Ford Seymour on December 21st, 1937 in New York City, New York, U.S.

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Henry Fonda was an actor. He was most active from 1928 to 1982. Henry was given the name Henry Jaynes Fonda on May 16th, 1905 in Grand Island, Nebraska, U.S. He passed away on August 12th, 1982.

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Bridget Fonda is an actress. She was most prominent from 1969 to 2003. Bridget was given the name Bridget Jane Fonda by her parent Peter Fonda on January 27th, 1964 in Los Angeles, California, U.S.

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Peter Fonda is an actor. He was most prominent from 1962 to present. Peter was given the name Peter Henry Fonda by his parents Henry Fonda and Frances Ford Seymour on February 23rd, 1940 in New York City, New York, U.S.

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Olga Fonda is an actress and model. Her ongoing career started in 2005. Olga was given the name Olga Tchakova in Siberia.

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Joe was born on December 16th, 1954.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1910 5 5 0
1912 8 8 0
1913 5 5 0
1914 7 7 0
1915 19 19 0
1916 12 12 0
1917 9 9 0
1918 10 10 0
1919 19 19 0
1920 12 12 0
1921 12 12 0
1922 12 12 0
1923 19 19 0
1924 15 15 0
1925 8 8 0
1926 17 17 0
1927 25 25 0
1928 9 9 0
1929 26 26 0
1930 26 26 0
1931 25 25 0
1932 15 15 0
1933 20 20 0
1934 12 12 0
1935 22 22 0
1936 17 17 0
1937 23 23 0
1938 33 33 0
1939 35 35 0
1940 36 36 0
1941 48 48 0
1942 49 49 0
1943 57 57 0
1944 36 36 0
1945 41 41 0
1946 38 38 0
1947 74 74 0
1948 77 77 0
1949 76 76 0
1950 76 76 0
1951 114 114 0
1952 123 123 0
1953 89 89 0
1954 86 86 0
1955 97 97 0
1956 99 99 0
1957 70 70 0
1958 86 86 0
1959 108 108 0
1960 152 152 0
1961 143 143 0
1962 161 161 0
1963 181 181 0
1964 145 145 0
1965 128 128 0
1966 118 118 0
1967 97 97 0
1968 98 98 0
1969 108 108 0
1970 92 92 0
1971 77 77 0
1972 66 66 0
1973 62 62 0
1974 52 52 0
1975 57 57 0
1976 33 33 0
1977 45 45 0
1978 36 36 0
1979 32 32 0
1980 34 34 0
1981 25 25 0
1982 48 48 0
1983 26 26 0
1984 27 27 0
1985 13 13 0
1986 13 13 0
1987 22 22 0
1988 13 13 0
1989 8 8 0
1990 8 8 0
1991 7 7 0
1992 7 7 0
1993 5 5 0
1994 6 6 0
1996 5 5 0
1997 5 5 0

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Popularity of Fonda as a first name

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Popularity of Fonda as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Fonda U.S.
  White 82.95% 64.26%
  African American 3.89% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 9.21% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.48% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.36% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.11% 16.26%

Of Last Name Fonda

People with the last name Fonda are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Fonda

  • How Popular is the name Fonda? Fonda is the 4,275th most popular name of all time. As a last name Fonda was the 18,729th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Fonda have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 4,112 babies born with the first name Fonda in the United States. That's more than enough people named Fonda to occupy the territory of Saint Helena, Ascension and Tristan da Cunha (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 4,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Fonda? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1910 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Fonda first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Fonda is Thursday, February 15th, 1877.
  • What year had the most people named Fonda born? The highest recorded use of the first name Fonda was in 1963 with a total of 181 babies.
  • Random Fonda Factoid: According to the 1958 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Fonda is not a popular baby girl's name in Illinois. Imagine that, only 7 babies in Illinois have the same name as you in 1958.
  • Weird things about the name Fonda: Your name in reverse order is Adnof. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Adnfo. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Fonda? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 1,466 people with the last name Fonda.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Fonda? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Fonda as their last name since less than 1 person in 200k 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).
  • Other Dictionary Sources: WordNet 3.1 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University (License).
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