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Origin and Meaning of Hemingway

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  1. An American writer of fiction who won the Nobel prize for literature in 1954 (1899-1961)
  1. A surname​.
  2. Ernest Hemingway (1899–1961), American writer and journalist.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Hemingway

Ernest Hemingway was a writer. He holds the title 1954. Ernest was given the name Ernest Miller Hemingway on July 21st, 1899 in Oak Park, Illinois, United States. He passed away on July 2nd, 1961.


Margaux Hemingway was a model and actress. Margaux was given the name Margot Louise Hemingway by her parent Jack Hemingway on February 16th, 1954 in Portland, Oregon, U.S. She died on July 1st, 1996.


Mariel Hemingway is an actress and writer. She has been prominent since 1976. Mariel was given the name Mariel Hadley Hemingway by her parent Jack Hemingway on November 22nd, 1961 in Mill Valley, California, U.S.


Jack Hemingway was an angler, conservationist, writer, and conservation movement. Jack was given the name John Hadley Nicanor Hemingway on October 10th, 1923 in Toronto. He passed away on December 1st, 2000.


Dree was given the name Dree Louise Hemingway Crisman on December 4th, 1987 in Sun Valley, Idaho.


Gregory Hemingway was a physician and writer. Gregory was given the name Gregory Hancock Hemingway on November 12th, 1931 in Kansas City, Missouri, U.S. Gregory is also known as Gloria, Vanessa, and Hemingway. He breathed his last breath on October 1st, 2001.


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Popularity of Hemingway as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Hemingway U.S.
  White 57.32% 64.26%
  African American 37.47% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.54% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.55% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 2.03% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.09% 16.26%

Of Last Name Hemingway

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

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Fun Facts about the name Hemingway

  • How Popular is the name Hemingway? Hemingway is the 70,744th most popular name of all time. As a last name Hemingway was the 5,794th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Hemingway have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 12 babies born with the first name Hemingway in the United States.
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Hemingway? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 2015 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Hemingway first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Hemingway is Monday, April 24th, 1899.
  • What year had the most people named Hemingway born? The highest recorded use of the first name Hemingway was in 2016 with a total of 7 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Hemingway: Your name in reverse order is Yawgnimeh. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Hmnigyeaw. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Hemingway? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 5,970 people with the last name Hemingway.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Hemingway? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 2 of them will have Hemingway 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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