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Meaning and Origin

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  1. United States musician who was the first to use the vibraphone as a jazz instrument (1913-2002)
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  1. Any of several places in England and Scotland, derived from Saxon words meaning farm by the bend of a river.
  2. An English and Scottish habitational surname​ from the placenames.
  3. A city in Arkansas
  4. A town in Connecticut
  5. A city in Florida
  6. A city in Georgia, USA
  7. A village in Illinois
  8. A city in Iowa
  9. A city in Minnesota
  10. A hamlet in Missouri
  11. A village in Nebraska
  12. A town in New Brunswick, Canada
  13. A town in New Hampshire
  14. A borough in New Jersey
  15. A town in New York
  16. A community in Nova Scotia
  17. A community in Prince Edward Island
  18. A town in Queensland, Australia
  19. A town in South Carolina
  20. A city in Virginia

Notable Persons Named Hampton

Hampton Fancher is a screenwriter, producer, actor, director, and film producer. Hampton was given the name Hampton Lansden Fancher on July 18th, 1938 in East Los Angeles, California.

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Hampton Hawes was a soul jazz, hard bop, bebop, jazz-funk, mainstream jazz, and jazz fusion musician. Hampton was given the name Hampton Barnett Hawes, Jr. on November 13th, 1928 in Los Angeles, California, United States. He left this life on May 22nd, 1977.

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Hampton Sides is a non-fiction, history, and history of the united states writer. He has been prominent since 2001. Hampton was born in Memphis, Tennessee, United States.

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Hampton Dellinger is a lawyer.

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Hampton Pitts Fulmer was a Member of South Carolina House of Representatives from Orangeburg County and Member ofSouth Carolina House of RepresentativesfromOrangeburg County. Hampton was born on February 3rd, 1875 in Springfield, South Carolina. He breathed his last breath on October 19th, 1944.

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His military service ended in 1941. Hampton was born on August 17th, 1921 in Garvin, Oklahoma. He passed away on January 31st, 1953.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Hampton

Shanola Hampton is an actress. She has had major accomplishments since 2001. Shanola was born Shanola Hampton on May 27th, 1977 in Charleston, South Carolina. Shanola is also known as shanola.

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Fred Hampton was an activist and revolutionary. He was most prominent from 1965 to 1969. Fred was born on August 30th, 1948 in Summit, Illinois, U.S. He left this life on December 4th, 1969.

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Lionel Hampton was a swing music, big band, mainstream jazz, and new york blues musician. He plays Vibraphone, drums, piano, and vocals. His most notable accomplishments were from 1927 to 2002. Lionel was given the name Lionel Leo Hampton on April 20th, 1908 in Louisville, Kentucky, U.S. Lionel is also known as Gates", "Hamp", and "Mad Lionel". He breathed his last breath on August 31st, 2002.

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Mandy Hampton is a white house, media consultant, and josiah bartlet.

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James Hampton is an actor, director, and screenwriter. He was most active from 1963 to present. James was given the name James Wade Hampton on July 9th, 1936 in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, USA. James is also known as Jimmy Hampton and Jim Hampton.

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JZ Knight is a channeler, author, and speaker. She was most prominent from 1977 to present. JZ was given the name Judith Darlene Hampton on March 16th, 1946 in Roswell, New Mexico.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1880 6 0 6
1881 11 0 11
1882 9 0 9
1883 9 0 9
1884 10 0 10
1885 9 0 9
1886 13 0 13
1888 5 0 5
1889 5 0 5
1891 13 0 13
1892 10 0 10
1893 8 0 8
1894 11 0 11
1895 7 0 7
1896 9 0 9
1898 14 0 14
1899 8 0 8
1900 11 0 11
1901 8 0 8
1902 15 0 15
1903 15 0 15
1904 8 0 8
1905 15 0 15
1906 11 0 11
1907 21 0 21
1908 10 0 10
1909 10 0 10
1910 11 0 11
1911 20 0 20
1912 30 0 30
1913 30 0 30
1914 38 0 38
1915 40 0 40
1916 35 0 35
1917 58 0 58
1918 55 0 55
1919 44 0 44
1920 47 0 47
1921 57 0 57
1922 59 0 59
1923 43 0 43
1924 44 0 44
1925 38 0 38
1926 52 0 52
1927 47 0 47
1928 43 0 43
1929 37 0 37
1930 45 0 45
1931 39 0 39
1932 19 0 19
1933 38 0 38
1934 41 0 41
1935 21 0 21
1936 40 0 40
1937 29 0 29
1938 38 0 38
1939 30 0 30
1940 32 0 32
1941 28 0 28
1942 41 0 41
1943 32 0 32
1944 25 0 25
1945 38 0 38
1946 28 0 28
1947 38 0 38
1948 28 0 28
1949 28 0 28
1950 31 0 31
1951 30 0 30
1952 32 0 32
1953 26 0 26
1954 27 0 27
1955 27 0 27
1956 30 0 30
1957 34 0 34
1958 16 0 16
1959 22 0 22
1960 32 0 32
1961 24 0 24
1962 27 0 27
1963 18 0 18
1964 17 0 17
1965 19 0 19
1966 17 0 17
1967 23 0 23
1968 16 0 16
1969 20 0 20
1970 24 0 24
1971 16 0 16
1972 8 0 8
1973 19 0 19
1974 17 0 17
1975 14 0 14
1976 12 0 12
1977 14 0 14
1978 10 0 10
1979 8 0 8
1980 15 0 15
1981 11 0 11
1982 15 0 15
1983 15 0 15
1984 10 0 10
1985 18 0 18
1986 18 0 18
1987 19 0 19
1988 23 0 23
1989 24 0 24
1990 25 0 25
1991 20 0 20
1992 33 0 33
1993 29 0 29
1994 37 0 37
1995 37 0 37
1996 27 0 27
1997 33 0 33
1998 39 5 34
1999 36 0 36
2000 47 0 47
2001 47 6 41
2002 35 0 35
2003 62 5 57
2004 52 5 47
2005 56 5 51
2006 60 8 52
2007 64 11 53
2008 59 5 54
2009 69 0 69
2010 71 6 65
2011 75 7 68
2012 77 6 71
2013 85 0 85
2014 81 8 73
2015 90 14 76
2016 68 10 58
2017 103 15 88

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Popularity of Hampton as a first name

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Popularity of Hampton as a last name

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Common last names for Hampton

  • Smith
  • Johnson
  • Jones
  • Brown
  • Jackson
  • Anderson
  • Turner
  • Thomas
  • Howard
  • Ferguson

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Hampton U.S.
  White 53.70% 64.26%
  African American 40.30% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.40% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.72% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 2.67% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.21% 16.26%

Of Last Name Hampton

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

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Fun Facts about the name Hampton

  • What name lists does Hampton rank for?
  • How Popular is the name Hampton? Hampton is the 4,292nd most popular name of all time. As a last name Hampton was the 482nd most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Hampton have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 4,082 babies born with the first name Hampton in the United States. That's more than enough people named Hampton to occupy the territory of Saint Helena, Ascension and Tristan da Cunha (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 4,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Hampton? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Hampton first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Hampton is Wednesday, February 1st, 1871.
  • What year had the most people named Hampton born? The highest recorded use of the first name Hampton was in 2017 with a total of 88 babies.
  • Random Hampton Factoid: According to the 1935 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Hampton is not a popular baby boy's name in Virginia. Imagine that, only 7 babies in Virginia have the same name as you in 1935.
  • Weird things about the name Hampton: Your name in reverse order is Notpmah. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Phomant. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Hampton? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 69,472 people with the last name Hampton.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Hampton? Hampton was ranked as the 482nd most popular last name but is still less than 0.1% of the population!

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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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