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Origin and Meaning of Funchess

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     African American

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Alt. Meaning

F is for fair, always honest and true.

U is for uncanny, the way you know what to do.

N is for neatness, your orderly way.

C is for caring, your finest trait.

H is for handy, the helpful you.

E is for early, promptness is a virtue

S is for secret, that you can certainly keep.

S is for strength, there when needed.

Notable Persons With the Last Name Funchess

Devin Funchess is a football player for the Carolina Panthers. Devin was born on May 21st, 1994 in Farmington Hills, Michigan.


John was born on April 16th, 1931 in Lake, Mississippi. John is also known as Littlejohn and John. He passed away on February 1st, 1994.


Tom Funchess is a football player for the New England Patriots, History of the Houston Oilers, and Miami Dolphins. His career lasted from 1968 to 1974. Tom was born on September 12th, 1944 in Crystal Springs, Mississippi.


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Popularity of Funchess as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Funchess U.S.
  White 18.97% 64.26%
  African American 76.55% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 2.04% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 1.95% 16.26%

Of Last Name Funchess

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

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Fun Facts about the name Funchess

  • How Popular is the name Funchess? As a last name Funchess was the 21,330th most popular name in 2010.
  • How unique is the name Funchess? Out of 5,933,561 records in the U.S. Social Security Administration public data, the first name Funchess was not present. It is possible the name you are searching has less than five occurrences per year.
  • Weird things about the name Funchess: Your name in reverse order is Ssehcnuf. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Hfuscsne. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Funchess? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 1,228 people with the last name Funchess.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Funchess? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Funchess as their last name since less than 1 person in 238k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

What Funchesss Have Visited This Page?

Past life for Funchess born May 3, 1961

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Northern England approximately on 1700. Your profession was shepherd, horseman, and forester.

You were a person with huge energy, good in planning and supervising. If you were just a garbage-man, you were chief garbage-man. You are bound to solve problems regarding pollution of environment, recycling, misuse of raw materials, elimination of radioactivity by all means including psychological methods.

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