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in the U.S.
since 1880
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in the U.S.
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Imus

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  1. plural of imu

imus was also found in the following language(s): Latin and Meriam

Notable Persons With the Last Name Imus

Don Imus is a radio and television talk show host, writer, humorist, radio, list of talk show hosts, list of humorists, and radioand televisiontalk show host. Don was given the name John Donald Imus, Jr. on July 23rd, 1940 in Riverside, California, U.S.


Deirdre Imus is a writer. Deirdre was born in 1964.


Fred Imus was a radio, list of talk show hosts, songwriter, and radiotalk show host. Fred was given the name Frederic Moore Imus on January 11th, 1942 in Los Angeles. He breathed his last breath on August 6th, 2011.


Hiram was born in 1804. He passed away on October 4th, 1876.


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Popularity of Imus as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Imus U.S.
  White 83.44% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 6.90% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 5.83% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 2.61% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 0.00% 16.26%

Of Last Name Imus

People with the last name Imus are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Imus

  • How Popular is the name Imus? As a last name Imus was the 34,668th most popular name in 2010.
  • When was the first name Imus first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Imus is Monday, August 22nd, 1887.
  • How unique is the name Imus? From 1880 to 2017 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Imus. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Imus: Your name in reverse order is Sumi. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Isum. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Imus? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 652 people with the last name Imus.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Imus? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Imus as their last name since less than 1 person in 455k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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