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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Gorman

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Alt. Meaning

G is for glitter, the spark that is you.

O is for outgoing, so sociable are you

R is for rock star, let it out!

M is for mystery, the part of you that cannot be explained.

A is for adorable, how precious

N is for noble, your regal bearing.

Notable Persons Named Gorman

Gorman Thomas is a baseball player. Gorman was born on December 12th, 1950 in Charleston, South Carolina.

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Gorman Bechard is a filmmaker, novelist, and screenwriter. His ongoing career started in 1983. Gorman was given the name Gorman E. Bechard III on March 15th, 1959 in Waterbury, Connecticut. Gorman is also known as Jonathan Baine.

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Gorman Kennedy was a journalist, advertising executive, and cfl executive. Gorman was born in 1907. He breathed his last breath in 25.

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Gorman Heimueller is a baseball player. Gorman was born on September 24th, 1955 in Los Angeles.

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Gorman was born on July 5th, 1897. He breathed his last breath on May 20th, 1984.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Gorman

He was most prominent from 1998 to present. Burn was given the name Burn Hugh Winchester Gorman on September 1st, 1974 in Hollywood, California, U.S.

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James P. Gorman is a financier. He holds the title Chairman & CEO of and Morgan Stanley. James was born on July 14th, 1958 in Melbourne, Australia.

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Dave Gorman is a comedian, author, and television presenter. Dave was given the name David James Gorman on March 2nd, 1971 in Stafford, Staffordshire, England.

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Cliff Gorman was an actor. He was most prominent from 1968 to 2002. Cliff was born on October 13th, 1936 in Queens, New York City, U.S. He died on September 5th, 2002.

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Steve Gorman is a rock music and blues musician. He plays Drum kit and Percussion instrument. Steve was born on August 17th, 1965 in Muskegon, Michigan, U.S.

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She holds the title Miss Washington, D.C., Golden Mermaid Award, Miss America 1921, and Miss America1921. Margaret was born on August 18th, 1905 in Washington, D.C., U.S. She died on October 1st, 1995.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1903 6 0 6
1904 7 0 7
1911 6 0 6
1912 8 0 8
1913 6 0 6
1914 19 0 19
1915 18 0 18
1916 18 0 18
1917 15 0 15
1918 30 0 30
1919 31 0 31
1920 21 0 21
1921 21 0 21
1922 24 0 24
1923 20 0 20
1924 32 0 32
1925 24 0 24
1926 26 0 26
1927 19 0 19
1928 23 0 23
1929 15 0 15
1930 19 0 19
1931 19 0 19
1932 12 0 12
1933 22 0 22
1934 17 0 17
1935 15 0 15
1936 19 0 19
1937 12 0 12
1938 13 0 13
1939 14 0 14
1940 14 0 14
1941 19 0 19
1942 16 0 16
1943 14 0 14
1944 11 0 11
1945 8 0 8
1946 12 0 12
1947 8 0 8
1948 16 0 16
1949 10 0 10
1950 8 0 8
1951 8 0 8
1952 8 0 8
1953 14 0 14
1954 13 0 13
1955 8 0 8
1956 7 0 7
1957 6 0 6
1958 9 0 9
1959 7 0 7
1960 8 0 8
1961 14 0 14
1966 5 0 5
1967 6 0 6
1968 6 0 6
1976 5 0 5
1980 6 0 6

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Popularity of Gorman as a last name

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Common last names for Gorman

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  • Miller
  • Jones
  • Davis

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Gorman U.S.
  White 89.77% 64.26%
  African American 3.56% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.59% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 1.96% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.49% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.63% 16.26%

Of Last Name Gorman

People with the last name Gorman are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Gorman

  • How Popular is the name Gorman? Gorman is the 11,994th most popular name of all time. As a last name Gorman was the 1,100th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Gorman have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 817 babies born with the first name Gorman in the United States. That's more than enough people named Gorman to occupy the country of Vatican City with an estimated population of 800 (as of March 1, 2011).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Gorman? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1903 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Gorman first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Gorman is Friday, May 20th, 1881.
  • What year had the most people named Gorman born? The highest recorded use of the first name Gorman was in 1924 with a total of 32 babies.
  • Random Gorman Factoid: According to the 1923 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Gorman is not a popular baby boy's name in Texas. Imagine that, only 6 babies in Texas have the same name as you in 1923.
  • Weird things about the name Gorman: Your name in reverse order is Namrog. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Mgnaor. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Gorman? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 31,788 people with the last name Gorman.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Gorman? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 11 of them will have Gorman as their last name.

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