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

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Origin and Meaning of Golder

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Alt. Meaning

G is for genial, a pleasing personality.

O is for optimistic, look at the bright side!

L is for loyalty, that you show.

D is for dashing, the romantic you!

E is for excite, your spirit is catching!

R is for resourceful, in any challenge that comes your way

Notable Persons With the Last Name Golder

Stanley was born on February 16th, 1929. He breathed his last breath on January 5th, 2000.


Frank was born in 1877. He breathed his last breath in 1929.


Benjamin M. Golder was an office holder. Benjamin was born on December 23rd, 1891 in Alliance Colony. He passed away on December 30th, 1946.


Douglas Golder is an athlete.



Alan was born on August 9th, 1955.


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Popularity of Golder as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Golder U.S.
  White 80.50% 64.26%
  African American 14.71% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 1.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.32% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.63% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 1.85% 16.26%

Of Last Name Golder

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

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Fun Facts about the name Golder

  • How Popular is the name Golder? As a last name Golder was the 15,442nd most popular name in 2010.
  • When was the first name Golder first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Golder is Friday, August 3rd, 1877.
  • How unique is the name Golder? From 1880 to 2017 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Golder. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Golder: Your name in reverse order is Redlog. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Ldrgeo. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Golder? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 1,897 people with the last name Golder.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Golder? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Golder as their last name since less than 1 person in 156k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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