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



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Fun Facts about the name Frisby

  • 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 2015 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 Iybfrs. 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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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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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Frisby

Nick Frisby

Nick Frisby is a famous individual. Nick was born on October 29th, 1992 in Brisbane.


Clare Frisby

Clare Frisby is a famous somebody. Clare was born on December 27th, 1966.


Leander F. Frisby

Leander F. Frisby is an influential human.


Edgar Frisby

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


Cyril Hubert Frisby

Cyril Hubert Frisby is a military person.


Jacqui Frisby

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.


What does the name Frisby mean?

Fis for fickle, you can change your mind!

Ris for righteous, you know when you're right.

Iis for intriguing, arousing the curiosity of others

Sis for sensible, the practical side.

Bis for brilliance, your vivacity for life.

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

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