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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Gaddis

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  1. plural of gaddi

Notable Persons Named Gaddis

Gaddis Smith is a historian.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Gaddis

William Gaddis was a writer. His career lasted from 1955 to 1998. William was given the name William Thomas Gaddis, Jr. on December 29th, 1922 in New York City, New York, USA. He left this life on December 16th, 1998.


John Lewis Gaddis is a scientist in the field of foreign relations of the united states. John was born in Cotulla, Texas.


Vincent Gaddis is a writer.


Rell is a contemporary r&b, hip hop music, and soul music singer-songwriter, songwriter, and backing vocalist. He was most prominent from 1997 to 1997. Rell was given the name Gerrell Gaddis on July 22nd, 1976 in Bowman, South Carolina. Rell is also known as Gaddis and Gerrell.


Gadabout was born on January 28th, 1896. He died on October 21st, 1986.


Ray Gaddis is a soccer player for the Philadelphia Union, West Virginia Mountaineers, and Reading United A.C. Ray was born on January 13th, 1990 in Indianapolis. Ray is also known as Gaddis and Raymon.


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Popularity of Gaddis as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Gaddis U.S.
  White 72.25% 64.26%
  African American 21.84% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.45% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.68% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 2.29% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.49% 16.26%

Of Last Name Gaddis

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

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Fun Facts about the name Gaddis

  • How Popular is the name Gaddis? Gaddis is the 51,118th most popular name of all time. As a last name Gaddis was the 3,877th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Gaddis have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 39 babies born with the first name Gaddis in the United States.
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Gaddis? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1916 when it was given as a first name to 7 new born babies.
  • When was Gaddis first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Gaddis is Sunday, February 27th, 1887.
  • What year had the most people named Gaddis born? The highest recorded use of the first name Gaddis was in 1919 with a total of 8 babies.
  • Random Gaddis Factoid: According to the 1928 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Gaddis is not a popular baby boy's name in Mississippi. Imagine that, only 5 babies in Mississippi have the same name as you in 1928.
  • Weird things about the name Gaddis: Your name in reverse order is Siddag. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Ddaigs. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Gaddis? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 9,142 people with the last name Gaddis.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Gaddis? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 3 of them will have Gaddis as their last name.

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