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Meaning and Origin

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  1. English social anthropologist noted for studies of primitive religion and magic (1854-1941)
  1. A Scottish and Irish surname​, a variant of Fraser

Notable Persons Named Frazer

Frazer Hines is an actor. He was most prominent from 1955 to present. Frazer was born on September 22nd, 1944 in Horsforth, West Riding of Yorkshire, England.


Frazer Richardson is a soccer player for the Rotherham United F.C., Leeds United F.C., Stoke City F.C., Charlton Athletic F.C., Southampton F.C., Middlesbrough F.C., and Ipswich Town F.C. Frazer was born on October 29th, 1982 in Rotherham, England.


Frazer McLaren is a hockey player for the San Jose Sharks in the National Hockey League. He has had major accomplishments since 2008. Frazer was born on October 29th, 1987 in Winnipeg.


Frazer Smith is a comedian, actor, disc jockey, and dj. Frazer was born on January 17th, 1955 in Detroit. Frazer is also known as Smith and Frazier.


Frazer Irving is a comics creator.



Notable Persons With the Last Name Frazer

Sir James George Frazer was a scientist in the field of social anthropology. James was born on January 1st, 1854 in Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom. He left this life on May 7th, 1941.


Dan Frazer was an actor. He was most prominent from 1943 to 2009. Dan was given the name Daniel Thomas Frazer on November 20th, 1921 in New York City, New York, U.S. He left this life on December 16th, 2011.


Ian Frazer is a scientist in the field of immunology. Ian was born on January 6th, 1953 in Glasgow, Scotland.


Private Frazer is a shopkeeper and funeral director.


Lucy Frazer is a for South East Cambridgeshire and Member of parliament. Her most notable accomplishments were from 2015 to present. Lucy was born on May 17th, 1972 in Yorkshire.


Dr. Jendayi Frazer is an Assistant Secretary of State for African Affairs. Dr. was born in Virginia.


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Popularity of Frazer as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Frazer U.S.
  White 80.37% 64.26%
  African American 12.67% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.54% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.99% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.81% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 3.62% 16.26%

Of Last Name Frazer

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

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Fun Facts about the name Frazer

  • How Popular is the name Frazer? Frazer is the 35,213th most popular name of all time. As a last name Frazer was the 4,585th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Frazer have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 110 babies born with the first name Frazer in the United States. That's more than enough people named Frazer 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 Frazer? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1914 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Frazer first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Frazer is Tuesday, July 9th, 1878.
  • What year had the most people named Frazer born? The highest recorded use of the first name Frazer was in 1930 with a total of 9 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Frazer: Your name in reverse order is Rezarf. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Zfrera. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Frazer? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 7,743 people with the last name Frazer.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Frazer? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 3 of them will have Frazer 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).
  • Other Dictionary Sources: WordNet 3.1 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University (License).
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