First Name
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

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Origin and Meaning of Hatcher

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Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
noun Hatch"er
  1. One who hatches, or that which hatches; a hatching apparatus; an incubator.
  2. One who contrives or originates; a plotter."A great hatcher and breeder of business." [Swift.]

hatch +‎ -er

  1. One who hatches (transitive senses)

Notable Persons With the Name Hatcher

Hatcher Hughes was a playwright. His career lasted from 1918 to 1934. Hatcher was born on February 12th, 1881 in Polkville, North Carolina. He died on October 19th, 1945.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Hatcher

Teri Hatcher is an actress, writer, and singer. She has had major accomplishments since 1985. Teri was given the name Teri Lynn Hatcher on December 8th, 1964 in Palo Alto, California, U.S.


Edwin Starr was a soul music, disco, rhythm, blues, psychedelic soul, and funk musician. His most notable accomplishments were from 1951 to 2003. Edwin was given the name Charles Edwin Hatcher on January 21st, 1942 in Nashville, Tennessee, United States. He passed away on April 2nd, 2003.


Will Hatcher is a basketball player for the Dragons Rhöndorf, CSU Sibiu, BK Děčín, Keravnos B.C., Hapoel Gilboa Galil, P.A.O.K. BC, STB Le Havre, and Spirou Charleroi in the Greek Basket League and Eurocup Basketball. He was most active from 2006 to present. Will was born on August 8th, 1984 in Flint, Michigan. Will is also known as Hatcher and William "Will" Da Corean.


Charles Ray Hatcher was a leading somebody. Charles was born on July 16th, 1929 in Missouri. Charles is also known as Albert Ralph Price, Richard Lee Grady, and Richard Clark. He passed away on December 7th, 1984.


Derian Hatcher is an ice hockey player. He was most active from 1991 to 2008. Derian was born on June 4th, 1972 in Sterling Heights, Michigan.


Jason Hatcher is a football player. Jason was born on July 13th, 1982 in Alexandria, Louisiana.


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Popularity of Hatcher as a last name

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Common last names for Hatcher

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Hatcher U.S.
  White 68.00% 64.26%
  African American 26.36% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.47% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.79% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 2.50% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 1.88% 16.26%

Of Last Name Hatcher

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

Entire United States

Fun Facts about the name Hatcher

  • How Popular is the name Hatcher? Hatcher is the 22,387th most popular name of all time. As a last name Hatcher was the 1,210th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Hatcher have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 268 babies born with the first name Hatcher in the United States. That's more than enough people named Hatcher 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 Hatcher? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 2001 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Hatcher first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Hatcher is Thursday, December 13th, 1877.
  • What year had the most people named Hatcher born? The highest recorded use of the first name Hatcher was in 2014 with a total of 45 babies.
  • Random Hatcher Factoid: According to the 2014 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Hatcher is not a popular baby boy's name in Alaska. Imagine that, only 6 babies in Alaska have the same name as you in 2014.
  • Weird things about the name Hatcher: Your name in reverse order is Rehctah. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Tacerhh. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Hatcher? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 29,235 people with the last name Hatcher.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Hatcher? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 10 of them will have Hatcher as their last name.

What Hatcher's Have Visited This Page?

What does the name Hatcher mean?

His for honor, your most valuable possession.

Ais for attractive, inside and out

Tis for treasure, of your friendship.

Cis for caress, a loving touch for your loved ones.

His for happy, your wonderful laugh.

Eis for enamoured, forever will your children be with you

Ris for realist, the way you are.

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  • Sources:
  • 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).
  • 1913 Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary via the Collaborative International Dictionary of English (License)
  • Wiktionary: Titles and License.
  • Notable persons via Wikipedia: Titles and License. Click each image for the attribution information.