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Meaning and Origin

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  1. United States labor leader and militant socialist who was one of the founders of the Industrial Workers of the World (1869-1928)
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  1. A surname​.

Notable Persons Named Haywood

Haywood Nelson is an actor. He has had major accomplishments since 1974. Haywood was born on March 25th, 1960 in New York City, New York, U.S.

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Harry Haywood was a political figure. Harry was given the name Haywood Hall on February 4th, 1898 in South Omaha, Nebraska, U.S. He breathed his last breath on January 4th, 1985.

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Haywood Jeffires is a football player for the Tennessee Titans and New Orleans Saints. He was most active from 1987 to 1996. Haywood was born on December 12th, 1964 in Greensboro, North Carolina.

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Haywood was born in 1913. He passed away on August 24th, 1952.

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Haywood Sullivan was a baseball. Haywood was born on December 15th, 1930 in Donalsonville, Georgia. He passed away on February 12th, 2003.

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Haywood Gilliam is a Judge of the United States District Court for the Northern District of California and Judge of theUnited States District Court for the Northern District of California. Haywood was born in 1969 in Marlborough, Massachusetts.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Haywood

Spencer Haywood is a basketball player for the Denver Rockets, Reyer Venezia, Seattle SuperSonics, New York Knicks, Utah Jazz, Los Angeles Lakers, and Washington Wizards. His most notable accomplishments were from 1969 to 1983. Spencer was born on April 22nd, 1949 in Silver City, Mississippi.

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Big Bill" Haywood was a labour movement and labor leader. Big was born on February 4th, 1869 in Salt Lake City. He passed away on May 18th, 1928.

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Nikki was given the name Samantha Haywood on June 10th, 1985 in Wigan.

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Pippa Haywood is an actor and actress. Her most notable accomplishments were from 1986 to present. Pippa was given the name Philippa Haywood on May 6th, 1961 in Hatfield, Hertfordshire.

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Dave Haywood is a country music musician. He plays Guitar, Piano, Mandolin, and Vocals. His ongoing career started in 2006. Dave was given the name David Wesley Haywood on July 5th, 1982 in Augusta, Georgia, U.S.

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Brendan Haywood is a basketball player for the Washington Wizards, Dallas Mavericks, Charlotte Hornets, and Cleveland Cavaliers. He has had major accomplishments since 2001. Brendan was born on November 27th, 1979 in New York City.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1880 10 0 10
1881 9 0 9
1882 17 0 17
1883 18 0 18
1884 16 0 16
1885 10 0 10
1886 13 0 13
1887 14 0 14
1888 10 0 10
1889 11 0 11
1890 7 0 7
1891 10 0 10
1892 14 0 14
1893 20 0 20
1894 21 0 21
1895 21 0 21
1896 17 0 17
1897 18 0 18
1898 16 0 16
1899 25 0 25
1900 28 0 28
1901 17 0 17
1902 20 0 20
1903 23 0 23
1904 22 0 22
1905 25 0 25
1906 14 0 14
1907 27 0 27
1908 26 0 26
1909 36 0 36
1910 33 0 33
1911 40 0 40
1912 61 0 61
1913 70 0 70
1914 77 0 77
1915 91 0 91
1916 98 0 98
1917 90 0 90
1918 101 0 101
1919 137 0 137
1920 124 0 124
1921 113 0 113
1922 108 0 108
1923 127 0 127
1924 93 0 93
1925 120 0 120
1926 102 0 102
1927 112 0 112
1928 88 0 88
1929 86 0 86
1930 89 0 89
1931 83 0 83
1932 89 0 89
1933 95 0 95
1934 86 0 86
1935 87 0 87
1936 94 0 94
1937 86 0 86
1938 93 0 93
1939 104 0 104
1940 92 0 92
1941 81 0 81
1942 93 0 93
1943 93 0 93
1944 82 0 82
1945 86 0 86
1946 80 0 80
1947 114 0 114
1948 90 0 90
1949 87 0 87
1950 114 0 114
1951 88 0 88
1952 73 0 73
1953 82 0 82
1954 74 0 74
1955 88 0 88
1956 82 0 82
1957 78 0 78
1958 68 0 68
1959 50 0 50
1960 80 0 80
1961 61 0 61
1962 63 0 63
1963 72 0 72
1964 48 0 48
1965 60 0 60
1966 41 0 41
1967 46 0 46
1968 36 0 36
1969 47 0 47
1970 52 0 52
1971 50 0 50
1972 36 0 36
1973 37 0 37
1974 33 0 33
1975 31 0 31
1976 36 0 36
1977 43 0 43
1978 31 0 31
1979 25 0 25
1980 27 0 27
1981 24 0 24
1982 25 0 25
1983 16 0 16
1984 33 0 33
1985 20 0 20
1986 21 0 21
1987 20 0 20
1988 23 0 23
1989 17 0 17
1990 17 0 17
1991 18 0 18
1992 21 0 21
1993 14 0 14
1994 12 0 12
1995 13 0 13
1996 12 0 12
1997 16 0 16
1998 10 0 10
1999 7 0 7
2000 11 0 11
2001 6 0 6
2002 8 0 8
2003 11 0 11
2004 13 0 13
2005 9 0 9
2006 8 0 8
2007 9 0 9
2008 10 0 10
2009 10 0 10
2010 5 0 5
2012 7 0 7
2013 16 0 16
2014 10 0 10
2015 13 0 13
2016 10 0 10
2017 7 0 7

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Popularity of Haywood as a first name

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Popularity of Haywood as a last name

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Common last names for Haywood

  • Williams
  • Johnson
  • Smith
  • Jones
  • Brown
  • Jackson
  • Thompson
  • Davis
  • Thomas
  • Taylor
  • White
  • Scott
  • Robinson
  • Hill
  • Perry
  • Wilson

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Haywood U.S.
  White 44.50% 64.26%
  African American 49.08% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.38% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.45% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 3.03% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.55% 16.26%

Of Last Name Haywood

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

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Fun Facts about the name Haywood

  • How Popular is the name Haywood? Haywood is the 3,231st most popular name of all time. As a last name Haywood was the 1,970th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Haywood have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 6,464 babies born with the first name Haywood in the United States. That's more than enough people named Haywood to occupy the territory of Saint Pierre and Miquelon (France) with an estimated population of 6,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Haywood? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given as a first name to 10 new born babies.
  • When was Haywood first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Haywood is Tuesday, March 12th, 1872.
  • What year had the most people named Haywood born? The highest recorded use of the first name Haywood was in 1919 with a total of 137 babies.
  • Random Haywood Factoid: According to the 1932 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Haywood is not a popular baby boy's name in Alabama. Imagine that, only 9 babies in Alabama have the same name as you in 1932.
  • Weird things about the name Haywood: Your name in reverse order is Doowyah. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Wdyohoa. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Haywood? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 18,360 people with the last name Haywood.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Haywood? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 6 of them will have Haywood as their last name.

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  • Other Dictionary Sources: WordNet 3.1 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University (License).
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