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in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

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Origin and Meaning of Fordyce

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Notable Persons With the Name Fordyce

Fordyce Luther Laflin was a famous human. Fordyce was born on March 9th, 1824. He breathed his last breath on April 27th, 1887.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Fordyce

Bruce Fordyce is a leading human. Bruce was born on December 3rd, 1955 in Hong Kong.


Keith Fordyce was an important individual. Keith was born on October 15th, 1928 in Lincoln, Lincolnshire, England. He breathed his last breath on March 15th, 2011.


Daryl Fordyce is a soccer player for the FC Edmonton, Portsmouth F.C., A.F.C. Bournemouth, Glentoran F.C., Linfield F.C., and Northern Ireland national under-21 football team. Daryl was born on January 2nd, 1987 in Belfast, Northern Ireland.


John Addison Fordyce was a noteworthy person. John was born on February 16th, 1858. He breathed his last breath on June 4th, 1925.


George Fordyce was a scientist. George was born on November 18th, 1736 in Aberdeen, Scotland. He passed away on May 25th, 1802.


Tom Fordyce is a famed human.


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Popularity of Fordyce as a last name

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Common last names for Fordyce

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Fordyce U.S.
  White 91.77% 64.26%
  African American 5.23% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.10% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 1.52% 16.26%

Of Last Name Fordyce

People with the last name Fordyce are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Fordyce

  • How Popular is the name Fordyce? Fordyce is the 36,258th most popular name of all time. As a last name Fordyce was the 11,870th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Fordyce have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 95 babies born with the first name Fordyce in the United States. That's more than enough people named Fordyce to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Fordyce? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1900 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Fordyce first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Fordyce is Friday, November 21st, 1873.
  • What year had the most people named Fordyce born? The highest recorded use of the first name Fordyce was in 1918 with a total of 11 babies.
  • Random Fordyce Factoid: According to the 1920 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Fordyce is not a popular baby boy's name in New York. Imagine that, only 5 babies in New York have the same name as you in 1920.
  • Weird things about the name Fordyce: Your name in reverse order is Ecydrof. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Edfrcyo. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Fordyce? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 2,638 people with the last name Fordyce.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Fordyce? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Fordyce as their last name since less than 1 person in 112k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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What does the name Fordyce mean?

Fis for festive, the youth of your spirit.

Ois for ornate, nothing plain here!

Ris for rely, everyone's trustworthy friend.

Dis for discreet, you can keep a secret.

Yis for youthful, your eternal look.

Cis for creative, ideas aplenty

Eis for explorer, always ready for the next journey

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  • Sources:
  • 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).
  • Notable persons via Wikipedia: Titles and License. Click each image for the attribution information.