Guthrie

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since 1880
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Origin and Meaning of Guthrie

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  • According to a user from Ohio, United States, the name Guthrie is of Scottish origin and means ""windy place" The surname is derived from a place in Scotland, located near Forfar, Guthrie, Angus, which is derived from the Gaelic gaothair, meaning "windy place".".

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  1. United States folk singer and songwriter (1912-1967)
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  1. A surname​.

Notable Persons Named Guthrie

Guthrie Govan is a rock music, jazz fusion, progressive rock, neo-progressive rock, instrumental rock, electronic music, progressive metal, punk rock, hard rock, heavy metal music, blues rock, funk, and country music musician. He plays Guitar, fretless guitar, Charvel, Vigier Guitars, and Suhr Guitars. He has been prominent since 1991. Guthrie was born Guthrie Govan on December 27th, 1971 in Chelmsford, Essex, England.

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Guthrie McClintic was a theatre director, film director, and film producer. Guthrie was born on August 6th, 1893 in Seattle. He died on October 29th, 1961.

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Guthrie was born on November 8th, 1914 in Palmerston North. Guthrie is also known as Wilson and Gus. He left this life on December 9th, 1984.

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Guthrie was born on July 30th, 1907. He passed away on September 14th, 1983.

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Guthrie was born in 1984.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Guthrie

Woody Guthrie was an american folk music and protest song musician. He plays Vocals, guitar, harmonica, Mandolin, Fiddle, C. F. Martin & Company, Gibson Guitar Corporation, and Gibson J-45. He holds the title This Land is Your Land". He was most active from 1930 to 1956. Woody was given the name Woodrow Wilson Guthrie on July 14th, 1912 in United States. He passed away on October 3rd, 1967.

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Savannah Guthrie is a broadcast journalism and television journalist. Savannah was given the name Savannah Clark Guthrie on December 27th, 1971 in Melbourne.

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Arlo Guthrie is a folk music, folk rock, and talking blues musician. He has been prominent since 1967. Arlo was given the name Arlo Davy Guthrie on July 10th, 1947 in Coney Island, New York, United States.

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Darlene Cates is an actor and actress. She has had major accomplishments since 1993. Darlene was given the name Rita Darlene Guthrie on December 13th, 1947 in Borger, Texas, U.S.

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Robin Guthrie is a dream pop, ambient music, drone music, and alternative rock musician, songwriter, composer, record producer, and audio engineer. He has been prominent since 1979. Robin was given the name Robin Andrew Guthrie on January 4th, 1962 in Grangemouth, Scotland.

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Danny Guthrie is a soccer player for the Blackburn Rovers F.C., Manchester United F.C. Reserves, Academy, Liverpool F.C. Reserves, Liverpool F.C., Southampton F.C., Bolton Wanderers F.C., Newcastle United F.C., Reading F.C., Fulham F.C., and England national under-16 football team. Danny was born on April 18th, 1987 in Shrewsbury, England.

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1895 7 0 7
1897 5 5 0
1912 7 0 7
1913 9 0 9
1914 11 0 11
1915 8 0 8
1916 6 0 6
1917 7 0 7
1918 9 0 9
1919 14 0 14
1920 12 0 12
1921 11 0 11
1922 6 0 6
1923 20 7 13
1924 15 0 15
1925 7 0 7
1926 7 0 7
1927 6 0 6
1928 9 0 9
1929 8 0 8
1930 8 0 8
1932 7 0 7
1933 5 0 5
1934 7 0 7
1935 7 0 7
1936 5 0 5
1937 6 0 6
1942 8 0 8
1943 8 0 8
1944 5 0 5
1946 5 0 5
1948 5 0 5
1949 5 0 5
1951 6 0 6
1954 5 0 5
1970 8 0 8
1972 9 0 9
1974 5 0 5
1975 6 0 6
1976 8 0 8
1977 8 0 8
1979 7 0 7
1981 5 0 5
1982 6 0 6
1983 35 0 35
1984 26 0 26
1985 10 0 10
1986 7 0 7
1987 12 0 12
1988 10 0 10
1989 10 0 10
1990 8 0 8
1991 7 0 7
1992 11 0 11
1993 15 0 15
1994 18 0 18
1995 6 0 6
1996 10 0 10
1997 12 0 12
1998 18 0 18
1999 12 0 12
2000 12 0 12
2001 8 0 8
2002 12 0 12
2003 8 0 8
2004 5 0 5
2005 8 0 8
2006 18 0 18
2007 11 0 11
2008 14 0 14
2009 9 0 9
2010 13 0 13
2011 12 0 12
2012 19 0 19
2013 17 0 17
2014 13 0 13
2015 14 0 14
2016 16 0 16
2017 18 0 18

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Popularity in the US

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Popularity of Guthrie as a last name

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Common last names for Guthrie

  • Williams
  • Martin
  • Smith
  • Wilson
  • Jones

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Guthrie U.S.
  White 88.05% 64.26%
  African American 5.85% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.64% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 1.21% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 2.04% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.20% 16.26%

Of Last Name Guthrie

People with the last name Guthrie are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Guthrie

  • How Popular is the name Guthrie? Guthrie is the 12,218th most popular name of all time. As a last name Guthrie was the 1,095th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Guthrie have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 792 babies born with the first name Guthrie in the United States. That's more than enough people named Guthrie to occupy the territory of Cocos (Keeling) Islands (Australia) with an estimated population of 605 (as of June 30, 2010).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Guthrie? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1895 when it was given as a first name to 7 new born babies.
  • When was Guthrie first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Guthrie is Wednesday, September 6th, 1871.
  • What year had the most people named Guthrie born? The highest recorded use of the first name Guthrie was in 1983 with a total of 35 babies.
  • Random Guthrie Factoid: According to the 2016 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Guthrie is not a popular baby boy's name in Oklahoma. Imagine that, only 5 babies in Oklahoma have the same name as you in 2016.
  • Weird things about the name Guthrie: Your name in reverse order is Eirhtug. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Hgtiure. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Guthrie? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 31,956 people with the last name Guthrie.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Guthrie? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 11 of them will have Guthrie as their last name.

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
  • Other Dictionary Sources: WordNet 3.1 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University (License).
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