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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Guilford

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  1. A town in Connecticut.
  2. A town and census-designated place in Maine.
  3. A town in New York.
  4. A town in Vermont.

Notable Persons Named Guilford

Guilford Glazer was a real estate developer, philanthropist, real estate development, and philanthropy. Guilford was born on July 17th, 1921 in Knoxville, Tennessee, U.S. He died on December 23rd, 2014.

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Guilford Lindsey Molesworth is an engineer.

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Guilford was born on June 23rd, 1907. He breathed his last breath on June 13th, 2002.

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Guilford was born on February 14th, 1840. He died on March 21st, 1909.

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Guilford was born on November 10th, 1916. He breathed his last breath on March 16th, 1988.

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Guilford was born on December 21st, 1912 in Brisbane. They left this life on January 9th, 1992.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Guilford

The Earl of Guilford was a Secretary of State for Home Affairs and Home Secretary. The was born on April 13th, 1732 in Piccadilly, Middlesex, England. He died on August 5th, 1792.

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Andrew was born in 1950 in Santa Monica, California. Andrew is also known as Sandy (childhood nickname).

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Francis was born on December 14th, 1673. He left this life on October 17th, 1729.

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Francis was born on April 13th, 1704. He breathed his last breath on August 4th, 1790.

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She passed away in 1667.

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George was born on September 11th, 1757. He left this life on April 20th, 1802.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1885 5 0 5
1890 8 0 8
1908 5 0 5
1911 8 0 8
1912 10 0 10
1913 18 0 18
1914 16 0 16
1915 17 0 17
1916 10 0 10
1917 18 0 18
1918 17 0 17
1919 16 0 16
1920 14 0 14
1921 16 0 16
1922 16 0 16
1923 22 0 22
1924 20 0 20
1925 21 0 21
1926 17 0 17
1927 14 0 14
1928 14 0 14
1929 11 0 11
1930 14 0 14
1931 11 0 11
1932 16 0 16
1933 5 0 5
1935 11 0 11
1936 9 0 9
1937 12 0 12
1938 10 0 10
1939 12 0 12
1940 8 0 8
1941 11 0 11
1942 11 0 11
1943 7 0 7
1944 8 0 8
1945 7 0 7
1946 6 0 6
1947 9 0 9
1948 10 0 10
1949 11 0 11
1950 14 0 14
1951 7 0 7
1952 9 0 9
1953 8 0 8
1954 9 0 9
1955 7 0 7
1956 7 0 7
1957 6 0 6
1961 5 0 5
1965 5 0 5
1967 6 0 6
1973 5 0 5

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Popularity of Guilford as a last name

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Common last names for Guilford

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Guilford U.S.
  White 60.12% 64.26%
  African American 34.83% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.40% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.40% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 2.41% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 1.84% 16.26%

Of Last Name Guilford

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

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Fun Facts about the name Guilford

  • How Popular is the name Guilford? Guilford is the 14,744th most popular name of all time. As a last name Guilford was the 11,365th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Guilford have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 589 babies born with the first name Guilford in the United States. That's more than enough people named Guilford 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 Guilford? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1885 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Guilford first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Guilford is Tuesday, May 24th, 1870.
  • What year had the most people named Guilford born? The highest recorded use of the first name Guilford was in 1923 with a total of 22 babies.
  • Random Guilford Factoid: According to the 1930 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Guilford is not a popular baby boy's name in North Carolina. Imagine that, only 5 babies in North Carolina have the same name as you in 1930.
  • Weird things about the name Guilford: Your name in reverse order is Drofliug. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Gduflrio. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Guilford? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 2,776 people with the last name Guilford.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Guilford? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Guilford as their last name since less than 1 person in 106k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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