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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Gasper

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Wiktionary

gasp +‎ -er

  1. Agent noun of gasp; a person or animal that gasps.
  2. (Britain, slang) A cigarette.
  3. (BDSM, slang) One who is aroused by asphyxiation.
  4. An adjustable air outlet over a passenger seat in aircraft.

Notable Persons Named Gasper

Gašper Vidmar is a basketball player for the → Union Olimpija, → Beşiktaş, KD Slovan, Fenerbahçe Men's Basketball, Darüşşafaka S.K., and Banvit B.K. in the Turkish Basketball Super League and Eurocup Basketball. He was most prominent from 2003 to present. Gašper was born on September 14th, 1987 in Ljubljana.

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Gašper was born on August 20th, 1990.

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Gašper Kopitar is a hockey player for the Manchester Monarchs (ECHL) in the ECHL. He was most prominent from 2012 to present. Gašper was born on August 13th, 1992 in Jesenice, Jesenice.

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Gasper Kroselj is a hockey player for the IK Oskarshamn in the HockeyAllsvenskan. He has had major accomplishments since 2005. Gasper was born on February 9th, 1987 in Ljubljana.

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Gašper Tkačik is a in the field of theoretical physics. Gašper was born in 1979.

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Gašper Potočnik is an athlete for the Union Olimpija, KK Škofja Loka, KK Olimpija, KK Elektra Šoštanj, and KK Krka. Gašper was born on December 20th, 1980 in Ljubljana.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Gasper

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Sabita Devi was an actress. She was most active from 1930 to 1947. Sabita was given the name Iris Gasper in 1914. She died in 1965.

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Robert was born on October 1st, 1958. Robert is also known as Bob.

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Anna Gasper is an athlete for the Bayer 04 Leverkusen (women).

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1907 6 0 6
1909 5 0 5
1911 13 0 13
1912 11 0 11
1913 20 0 20
1914 26 0 26
1915 27 0 27
1916 36 0 36
1917 48 0 48
1918 29 0 29
1919 37 0 37
1920 43 0 43
1921 45 0 45
1922 36 0 36
1923 48 0 48
1924 43 0 43
1925 36 0 36
1926 45 0 45
1927 39 0 39
1928 32 0 32
1929 35 0 35
1930 40 0 40
1931 32 0 32
1932 33 0 33
1933 24 0 24
1934 23 0 23
1935 27 0 27
1936 22 0 22
1937 15 0 15
1938 24 0 24
1939 16 0 16
1940 19 0 19
1941 19 0 19
1942 25 0 25
1943 19 0 19
1944 14 0 14
1945 15 0 15
1946 21 0 21
1947 23 0 23
1948 18 0 18
1949 12 0 12
1950 18 0 18
1951 11 0 11
1952 10 0 10
1953 12 0 12
1954 13 0 13
1955 12 0 12
1956 10 0 10
1957 5 0 5
1958 13 0 13
1959 12 0 12
1960 29 0 29
1961 9 0 9
1962 11 0 11
1963 11 0 11
1964 7 0 7
1965 8 0 8
1966 7 0 7
1967 9 0 9
1968 10 0 10
1970 10 0 10
1971 9 0 9
1972 6 0 6
1973 7 0 7
1975 7 0 7
1976 9 0 9
1977 5 0 5
1980 9 0 9
1981 8 0 8
1982 6 0 6
1985 7 0 7
1990 7 0 7
1992 5 0 5
1993 9 0 9
1995 5 0 5
1998 8 0 8
2000 5 0 5
2001 5 0 5
2002 5 0 5
2006 8 0 8
2010 5 0 5

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Popularity of Gasper as a first name

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Popularity of Gasper as a last name

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Common last names for Gasper

  • Messina
  • Pecorella

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Gasper U.S.
  White 81.14% 64.26%
  African American 6.59% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 1.43% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 1.90% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 2.37% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 6.57% 16.26%

Of Last Name Gasper

People with the last name Gasper are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Gasper

  • How Popular is the name Gasper? Gasper is the 8,271st most popular name of all time. As a last name Gasper was the 6,869th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Gasper have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 1,463 babies born with the first name Gasper in the United States. That's more than enough people named Gasper to occupy the territory of Christmas Island (Australia) with an estimated population of 1,462 (as of June 30, 2010).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Gasper? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1907 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Gasper first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Gasper is Sunday, October 8th, 1865.
  • What year had the most people named Gasper born? The highest recorded use of the first name Gasper was in 1917 with a total of 48 babies.
  • Random Gasper Factoid: According to the 1941 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Gasper is not a popular baby boy's name in New York. Imagine that, only 9 babies in New York have the same name as you in 1941.
  • Weird things about the name Gasper: Your name in reverse order is Repsag. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Rapesg. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Gasper? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 4,898 people with the last name Gasper.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Gasper? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 2 of them will have Gasper as their last name.

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