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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Hargis

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Alt. Meaning

H is for handy, the helpful you.

A is for accountable, someone to be counted on

R is for righteous, you know when you're right.

G is for great, that describes you.

I is for infinite, are your possibilities

S is for serene, your calm time.

Notable Persons With the Last Name Hargis

Billy James Hargis was a conservative political activist, christianity, evangelism, conservatism, christianevangelist, and conservativepolitical activist. Billy was born on August 3rd, 1925. He breathed his last breath on November 27th, 2004.


Tyler Kain is a television and television actress. She has been prominent since 2000. Tyler was given the name Tyler-Kain Hargis on January 20th, 1982 in Chattanooga, Tennessee.



John was born on July 3rd, 1975 in Clinton, Arkansas.


Gary Hargis is an athlete. Gary was born on November 2nd, 1956 in Minneapolis.


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Popularity of Hargis as a last name

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Common last names for Hargis

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Hargis U.S.
  White 90.26% 64.26%
  African American 3.96% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.41% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.81% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 2.03% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.52% 16.26%

Of Last Name Hargis

People with the last name Hargis are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Hargis

  • How Popular is the name Hargis? Hargis is the 27,547th most popular name of all time. As a last name Hargis was the 4,168th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Hargis have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 190 babies born with the first name Hargis in the United States. That's more than enough people named Hargis 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 Hargis? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1907 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Hargis first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Hargis is Monday, May 27th, 1878.
  • What year had the most people named Hargis born? The highest recorded use of the first name Hargis was in 1916 with a total of 10 babies.
  • Random Hargis Factoid: According to the 1916 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Hargis is not a popular baby boy's name in Kentucky. Imagine that, only 8 babies in Kentucky have the same name as you in 1916.
  • Weird things about the name Hargis: Your name in reverse order is Sigrah. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Rhsgai. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Hargis? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 8,503 people with the last name Hargis.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Hargis? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 3 of them will have Hargis 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).
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