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<100
in the U.S.
since 1880
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in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Frisby

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Alt. Meaning

F is for fickle, you can change your mind!

R is for righteous, you know when you're right.

I is for intriguing, arousing the curiosity of others

S is for sensible, the practical side.

B is for brilliance, your vivacity for life.

Y is for yippee, and the things that inspire you to yell it

Notable Persons With the Last Name Frisby

Nick was born on October 29th, 1992 in Brisbane.

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Clare was born on December 27th, 1966.

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Edgar Frisby is a scientist in the field of astronomy. Edgar was born on May 22nd, 1837 in Great Easton, Leicestershire.

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Cyril Hubert Frisby is a military person.

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Jacqui Frisby is an athlete for the Ballyhale Shamrocks GAA. Her most notable accomplishments were from 2002 to present. Jacqui was born in 1985 in Kilkenny.

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Popularity of Frisby as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Frisby U.S.
  White 69.07% 64.26%
  African American 20.33% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.61% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.76% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 3.33% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 5.90% 16.26%

Of Last Name Frisby

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

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Fun Facts about the name Frisby

  • How Popular is the name Frisby? As a last name Frisby was the 8,350th most popular name in 2010.
  • When was the first name Frisby first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Frisby is Saturday, April 7th, 1883.
  • How unique is the name Frisby? From 1880 to 2016 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Frisby. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Frisby: Your name in reverse order is Ybsirf. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Ybsfri. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Frisby? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 3,964 people with the last name Frisby.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Frisby? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 1 of them will have Frisby as their last name.

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