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since 1880
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Hoyt

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  1. A topographical surname​ for someone who lived high, or on a hill.
  2. A city in Kansas.
  3. A community in New Brunswick, Canada.
  4. A male given name

Notable Persons Named Hoyt

Hoyt Axton was a country music, folk music, blues, and rock music singing, songwriter, and actor. He plays Human voice and Guitar. His career lasted from 1960 to 1960. Hoyt was given the name Hoyt Wayne Axton on March 25th, 1938. He died on October 26th, 1999.

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Hoyt Vandenberg was a 2nd Director of the Central Intelligence Agency. His military service ended in 1953. Hoyt was born on January 24th, 1899 in Milwaukee. He passed away on April 2nd, 1954.

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Hoyt Wilhelm was a baseball player. Hoyt was born on July 26th, 1922 in Huntersville, North Carolina. He died on August 23rd, 2002.

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Hoyt Corkins is a poker player.

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Hoyt Yeatman is a visual effects artist and visual effects supervisor. He was most prominent from 1977 to present. Hoyt was given the name Hoyt Horatio Yeatman Jr. on January 23rd, 1955 in San Francisco. Hoyt is also known as Hoyt Horatio Yeatman Jr..

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Hoyt was born on October 6th, 1902. He died on April 28th, 1985.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Hoyt

Ryan was born Ryan Hoyt on August 10th, 1979 in Los Angeles.

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He has been prominent since 1946. John was given the name John McArthur Hoysradt on October 5th, 1905 in Bronxville, New York, U.S. He died on September 15th, 1991.

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Lance Hoyt is a wrestler. Lance was born on February 28th, 1977 in Gause, Texas.

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Waneta Hoyt is a criminal.

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Barbara Hoyt is a nursing and nurse. Barbara was born on December 27th, 1951 in Coeur d'Alene, Idaho.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1880 5 0 5
1882 6 0 6
1883 6 0 6
1884 8 0 8
1885 6 0 6
1886 7 0 7
1887 10 0 10
1889 5 0 5
1890 14 0 14
1891 13 0 13
1892 15 0 15
1893 6 0 6
1894 7 0 7
1895 12 0 12
1896 11 0 11
1897 9 0 9
1898 13 0 13
1899 10 0 10
1900 11 0 11
1901 19 0 19
1902 12 0 12
1903 12 0 12
1904 14 0 14
1905 13 0 13
1906 19 0 19
1907 24 0 24
1908 25 0 25
1909 34 0 34
1910 26 0 26
1911 37 0 37
1912 49 0 49
1913 79 0 79
1914 90 0 90
1915 117 0 117
1916 123 0 123
1917 141 0 141
1918 161 0 161
1919 153 0 153
1920 164 0 164
1921 153 0 153
1922 176 5 171
1923 167 0 167
1924 176 5 171
1925 140 0 140
1926 154 0 154
1927 145 0 145
1928 140 0 140
1929 148 0 148
1930 162 0 162
1931 132 0 132
1932 144 0 144
1933 124 0 124
1934 115 0 115
1935 124 0 124
1936 115 0 115
1937 109 0 109
1938 123 0 123
1939 102 0 102
1940 88 0 88
1941 96 0 96
1942 111 0 111
1943 94 0 94
1944 98 0 98
1945 77 0 77
1946 100 0 100
1947 89 0 89
1948 93 0 93
1949 83 0 83
1950 71 0 71
1951 90 0 90
1952 69 0 69
1953 79 0 79
1954 86 0 86
1955 80 0 80
1956 58 0 58
1957 70 0 70
1958 48 0 48
1959 67 0 67
1960 51 0 51
1961 60 0 60
1962 61 0 61
1963 49 0 49
1964 50 0 50
1965 69 0 69
1966 63 0 63
1967 58 0 58
1968 46 0 46
1969 49 0 49
1970 38 0 38
1971 31 0 31
1972 32 0 32
1973 27 0 27
1974 29 0 29
1975 27 0 27
1976 24 0 24
1977 25 0 25
1978 12 0 12
1979 22 0 22
1980 16 0 16
1981 19 0 19
1982 13 0 13
1983 20 0 20
1984 9 0 9
1985 30 0 30
1986 9 0 9
1987 26 0 26
1988 15 0 15
1989 10 0 10
1990 13 0 13
1991 15 0 15
1992 11 0 11
1993 9 0 9
1994 13 0 13
1995 11 0 11
1996 8 0 8
1997 19 0 19
1998 14 0 14
1999 16 0 16
2000 11 0 11
2001 19 0 19
2002 15 0 15
2003 15 0 15
2004 26 0 26
2005 32 0 32
2006 37 0 37
2007 45 0 45
2008 51 0 51
2009 54 0 54
2010 78 0 78
2011 81 0 81
2012 94 0 94
2013 101 0 101
2014 94 0 94
2015 124 0 124
2016 107 0 107

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Popularity of Hoyt as a first name

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Popularity of Hoyt as a last name

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Common last names for Hoyt

  • Smith
  • Brown
  • Williams
  • Jones
  • Johnson
  • Martin
  • Davis
  • Thompson
  • Phillips
  • Taylor
  • Moore
  • Roberts
  • Clark
  • Thomas
  • Wood
  • Miller

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Hoyt U.S.
  White 92.22% 64.26%
  African American 2.12% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.67% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.75% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.63% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.63% 16.26%

Of Last Name Hoyt

People with the last name Hoyt are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Hoyt

  • How Popular is the name Hoyt? Hoyt is the 2,839th most popular name of all time. As a last name Hoyt was the 1,701st most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Hoyt have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2016, the Social Security Administration has recorded 7,885 babies born with the first name Hoyt in the United States. That's more than enough people named Hoyt 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 Hoyt? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Hoyt first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Hoyt is Wednesday, May 19th, 1875.
  • What year had the most people named Hoyt born? The highest recorded use of the first name Hoyt was in 1922 with a total of 171 babies.
  • Random Hoyt Factoid: According to the 2014 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Hoyt is not a popular baby boy's name in Michigan. Imagine that, only 8 babies in Michigan have the same name as you in 2014.
  • Weird things about the name Hoyt: Your name in reverse order is Tyoh. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Toyh. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Hoyt? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 21,169 people with the last name Hoyt.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Hoyt? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 7 of them will have Hoyt as their last name.

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