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

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Meanings and Origins

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Origin and Meaning of Ingram

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From a Middle English given name, from Proto-Germanic *Ingwaz (“a Germanic god”) + *hrabnaz (“raven”). The places are named after persons with the surname.

  1. A male given name, in modern use transferred back from the surname.
  2. A patronymic surname​.
  3. An unincorporated community in California
  4. A village in Northumberland, England
  5. A borough in Pennsylvania
  6. A city in Texas
  7. A village in Wisconsin

Notable Persons Named Ingram

Burt Shavitz was a beekeeper, businessman, and photographer. Burt was given the name Ingram Berg Shavitz on May 15th, 1935 in Manhattan. He breathed his last breath on July 5th, 2015.


Ingram Wilcox is a civil service, quiz, enthusiasm, civil servant(retired), and quizenthusiast. Ingram was born as the child of Leslie Arthur Wilcox in 1944.


Ingram Olkin is a leading human in the field of statistics. Ingram was born on July 23rd, 1924 in Waterbury, Connecticut.


Ingram Stainback was a 9. He was most prominent from 1942 to 1951. Ingram was born on May 12th, 1883 in Somerville, Tennessee. He passed away on April 12th, 1961.


Ingram de Umfraville is an influential person.


Ingram Capper was a noteworthy individual. Ingram was born on November 17th, 1907 in Ross-on-Wye, Herefordshire, England. He left this life on July 12th, 1986.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Ingram

Brandon Ingram is an athlete. Brandon was born on September 2nd, 1997 in Kinston, North Carolina.


Charles Ingram is a novelist and computer repairman. Charles was born on August 6th, 1963 in Derbyshire.


James Ingram is a rhythm, blues, and pop music musician. He was most prominent from 1983 to present. James was given the name James Edward Ingram on February 16th, 1962 in Akron, Ohio, United States.


Kerry Ingram is an actress and singer. Her most notable accomplishments were from 2009 to present. Kerry was given the name Kerry Danielle Ingram on May 26th, 1999 in Slough, Berkshire, England, UK.


Mark Ingram is a football player. They have been prominent since 2011. Mark was born on December 21st, 1989 in Hackensack, New Jersey. Mark is also known as Ingram, Mark, and Jr..


Rex Ingram was an actor. He was most prominent from 1918 to 1969. Rex was born on October 20th, 1895 in Cairo, Illinois, U.S. He died on September 19th, 1969.


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Popularity of Ingram as a last name

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Common last names for Ingram

  • Taylor
  • Smith

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Ingram U.S.
  White 61.45% 64.26%
  African American 32.98% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.36% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.54% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 2.25% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.42% 16.26%

Of Last Name Ingram

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

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Fun Facts about the name Ingram

  • How Popular is the name Ingram? Ingram is the 18,895th most popular name of all time. As a last name Ingram was the 484th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Ingram have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2016, the Social Security Administration has recorded 377 babies born with the first name Ingram in the United States. That's more than enough people named Ingram 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 Ingram? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1883 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Ingram first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Ingram is Tuesday, October 21st, 1873.
  • What year had the most people named Ingram born? The highest recorded use of the first name Ingram was in 1917 with a total of 13 babies.
  • Random Ingram Factoid: According to the 1917 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Ingram is not a popular baby boy's name in South Carolina. Imagine that, only 5 babies in South Carolina have the same name as you in 1917.
  • Weird things about the name Ingram: Your name in reverse order is Margni. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Arginm. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Ingram? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 69,345 people with the last name Ingram.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Ingram? Ingram was ranked as the 484th most popular last name but is still less than 0.1% of the population!

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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).
  • Wiktionary: Titles and License.
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