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since 1880
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in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Giroux

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Alt. Meaning

G is for glisten, a sparkle in your eye.

I is for intellect, your high capacity for knowledge

R is for rich, in the love from others

O is for objective, always impartial

U is for understanding, you show for others.

X is for x, the mysterious side of you!

Notable Persons With the Last Name Giroux

Claude Giroux is a hockey player for the Philadelphia Flyers in the National Hockey League. His ongoing career started in 2007. Claude was born on January 12th, 1988 in Hearst, Ontario.


Henry Giroux is an author, university professor, and professor. Henry was born on September 18th, 1943 in Providence, Rhode Island, United States.


Alexandre Giroux is a hockey player for the HC Ambrì-Piotta in the National League A. He has been prominent since 2001. Alexandre was born on June 16th, 1981 in Quebec City.


Robert Giroux was a chairman farrar, straus, giroux, farrar, and chairmanfarrar. Robert was born on April 8th, 1914 in Jersey City, New Jersey. He passed away on September 5th, 2008.


Julie was born on December 12th, 1961. Julie is also known as Giroux-West and Julie.


Michelle Giroux is an actress. Michelle was born in 1975.


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Popularity of Giroux as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Giroux U.S.
  White 92.71% 64.26%
  African American 0.94% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.74% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 1.41% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.60% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.60% 16.26%

Of Last Name Giroux

People with the last name Giroux are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Giroux

  • How Popular is the name Giroux? As a last name Giroux was the 6,882nd most popular name in 2010.
  • When was the first name Giroux first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Giroux is Saturday, July 15th, 1911.
  • How unique is the name Giroux? From 1880 to 2017 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Giroux. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Giroux: Your name in reverse order is Xuorig. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Orxugi. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Giroux? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 4,885 people with the last name Giroux.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Giroux? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 2 of them will have Giroux as their last name.

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