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Origin and Meaning of Gedeon

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  1. Gideon

Notable Persons Named Gedeon

Gedeon Burkhard is an actor. He was most active from 1981 to present. Gedeon was born on July 3rd, 1969 in Munich.


Gedeon Barcza was a chess player. He holds the title International Master(1950)Grandmaster(1954), FIDE titles, and Grandmaster (chess). Gedeon was born Gedeon Barcza on August 21st, 1911 in Kisújszállás. He passed away on February 27th, 1986.


Gedeón was born on October 1st, 1984 in Petrer.


Gedeon Gador Quijano was a Governor of Misamis Occidental and Misamis Occidental. Gedeon was born on December 13th, 1910 in Alcantara, Cebu. He died on May 15th, 1989.


Gédéon Ouimet was a Member of Legislative Council for Rougemont, Deux-Montagnes, Member ofLegislative Councilfor Rougemont, and Deux-Montagnes (provincial electoral district). He was most active from 1873 to 1874. Gédéon was born on June 2nd, 1823 in Sainte-Rose , Lower Canada. He breathed his last breath on April 23rd, 1905.


Gedeon was born on August 29th, 1970.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Gedeon

Veronica was born in 1917. She passed away in 1937.


Elmer Gedeon was an athlete. His military service ended in 1944. Elmer was born on April 15th, 1917 in Cleveland. He died on April 20th, 1944.


Joe Gedeon was a baseball player. Joe was born on December 5th, 1893 in Sacramento, California. He died on May 19th, 1941.


Patrik Gedeon is a soccer player for the FK Baník Most, FC Chomutov, FK Chmel Blšany, SK Slavia Prague, FC Vaduz, Wisła Płock, FK Dukla Prague, and Czech Republic national football team. Patrik was born on July 19th, 1975 in Chomutov.


Gedeon was born on August 29th, 1970.


Louis was born on September 19th, 1877 in Pittsburgh. He passed away on October 11th, 1950.


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Popularity of Gedeon as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Gedeon U.S.
  White 47.70% 64.26%
  African American 46.45% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 2.15% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 3.22% 16.26%

Of Last Name Gedeon

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

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Fun Facts about the name Gedeon

  • How Popular is the name Gedeon? Gedeon is the 35,883rd most popular name of all time. As a last name Gedeon was the 16,968th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Gedeon have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 105 babies born with the first name Gedeon in the United States. That's more than enough people named Gedeon to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Gedeon? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1988 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Gedeon first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Gedeon is Thursday, April 27th, 1871.
  • What year had the most people named Gedeon born? The highest recorded use of the first name Gedeon was in 2017 with a total of 11 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Gedeon: Your name in reverse order is Noedeg. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Dgeeno. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Gedeon? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 1,675 people with the last name Gedeon.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Gedeon? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Gedeon as their last name since less than 1 person in 175k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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