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648
in the U.S.
since 1880
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11k
in the U.S.
in 2010

Gaither

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How popular is the baby name Gaither in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1895 7 0 7
1898 5 0 5
1900 5 0 5
1909 6 0 6
1911 6 6 0
1912 9 0 9
1913 11 0 11
1914 14 0 14
1915 18 0 18
1916 9 0 9
1917 19 0 19
1918 21 0 21
1919 16 0 16
1920 15 0 15
1921 16 0 16
1922 21 0 21
1923 15 0 15
1924 14 0 14
1925 17 0 17
1926 17 0 17
1927 14 0 14
1928 14 0 14
1929 9 0 9
1930 12 0 12
1931 11 0 11
1932 12 0 12
1933 12 0 12
1934 11 0 11
1935 7 0 7
1936 12 0 12
1937 12 0 12
1938 19 0 19
1939 8 0 8
1940 6 0 6
1941 8 0 8
1942 16 0 16
1943 13 0 13
1944 7 0 7
1945 9 0 9
1946 11 0 11
1947 12 0 12
1948 13 0 13
1949 12 0 12
1950 9 0 9
1951 8 0 8
1952 8 0 8
1953 13 0 13
1954 12 0 12
1955 10 0 10
1956 8 0 8
1957 7 0 7
1958 7 0 7
1960 8 0 8
1961 9 0 9
1965 7 0 7
1971 5 0 5
1975 6 0 6
1991 5 0 5
1992 5 0 5

Fun Facts about the name Gaither

  • How many people with the first name Gaither have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 648 babies born with the first name Gaither in the United States. That's more than enough people named Gaither to occupy the territory of Cocos (Keeling) Islands (Australia) with an estimated population of 605 (as of June 30, 2010).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Gaither? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1895 when it was given as a first name to 7 new born babies.
  • When was Gaither first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Gaither is Tuesday, August 6th, 1872.
  • What year had the most people named Gaither born? The highest recorded use of the first name Gaither was in 1918 with a total of 21 babies.
  • Random Gaither Factoid: According to the 1913 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Gaither is not a popular baby boy's name in North Carolina. Imagine that, only 6 babies in North Carolina have the same name as you in 1913.
  • Weird things about the name Gaither: Your name in reverse order is Rehtiag. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Aehirtg. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Gaither? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 10,790 people with the last name Gaither.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Gaither? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 4 of them will have Gaither as their last name.
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Popularity of Gaither as a first name

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Popularity of Gaither as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Gaither U.S.
  White 55.35% 64.26%
  African American 38.57% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.39% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.65% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 2.70% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.34% 16.26%

Of Last Name Gaither

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

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

Have you been wondering what does the name "Gaither" mean? The list below shows the origins of Gaither as well as things modernly associated with the name Gaither such as celebrities named Gaither.

Other Inspirations for the Name Gaither

Gaither Cruise
Gaither Homecoming
Gaither Music
Gaither Report
Gaither Tv
Gaither Vocal Band
Gaither Vocal Band Because He Lives
Gaither Vocal Band Let Freedom Ring
Gaither Vocal Band Tour
Gaither House

What does the name Gaither mean?

Gis for glow, the warmth of your smile.

Ais for altruism, the unselfish you.

Iis for interest, you show in others.

Tis for tough, for you are not easily broken

His for hero, as you appear to many.

Eis for excite, your spirit is catching!

Ris for resourceful, in any challenge that comes your way

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