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Meaning and Origin

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  1. United States dancer and choreographer (born in 1944)
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  1. A male given name

Notable Persons Named Jamison

Jamison was born on August 4th, 1965.

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Jamison Crowder is an athlete for the Washington Redskins. Jamison was born on June 17th, 1993 in Monroe, North Carolina.

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Jamison Newlander is an actor. His ongoing career started in 1987. Jamison was born on June 2nd, 1970 in Los Angeles.

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Jamison was born on February 23rd, 1992 in Auckland.

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Jamison Ross is a musician. His most notable accomplishments were from 2007 to present. Jamison was born on November 12th, 1987 in Jacksonville, Florida.

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He was most active from 1968 to present. James was given the name Jamison Green on November 8th, 1948 in Oakland, California, U.S.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Jamison

Antawn Jamison is a basketball player for the Golden State Warriors, Dallas Mavericks, Washington Wizards, Cleveland Cavaliers, Los Angeles Lakers, and Los Angeles Clippers. His most notable accomplishments were from 1998 to 2014. Antawn was born on June 12th, 1976 in Shreveport, Louisiana.

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Jimi Jamison was a hard rock, rock music, country music, and album-oriented rock singer-songwriter and musician. He plays Guitar, Piano, and Vocals. He was most prominent from 1967 to 2014. Jimi was given the name Jimmy Wayne Jamison on August 23rd, 1951 in Durant, Mississippi. Jimi is also known as Jimi Jamison, Jim Jamison, Jamo, Jamison, and Jimmy. He left this life on August 31st, 2014.

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Linda and Terry Jamison is a psychics, authors, psychic, and psychicsand authors. Linda was born in 1965 in West Chester, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Chris Jamison is a musician. He plays Vocals. He was most prominent from 2008 to present. Chris was given the name Christopher Franklin Jamison on June 6th, 1994 in Pittsburgh.

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Bud Jamison was an actor. His career lasted from 1915 to 1944. Bud was given the name William Jaimison on February 15th, 1894 in Vallejo, California, U.S. He left this life on September 30th, 1944.

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Judith was born on May 10th, 1943.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1931 5 0 5
1949 6 0 6
1950 7 0 7
1951 5 0 5
1952 8 0 8
1953 11 0 11
1954 11 0 11
1955 8 0 8
1956 17 9 8
1957 25 6 19
1958 28 8 20
1959 22 0 22
1960 21 0 21
1961 17 5 12
1962 14 0 14
1963 17 0 17
1964 36 5 31
1965 33 8 25
1966 33 7 26
1967 30 0 30
1968 41 6 35
1969 128 7 121
1970 203 8 195
1971 183 8 175
1972 233 6 227
1973 379 15 364
1974 353 6 347
1975 288 13 275
1976 276 10 266
1977 226 24 202
1978 183 11 172
1979 234 16 218
1980 194 12 182
1981 205 26 179
1982 195 16 179
1983 198 12 186
1984 246 16 230
1985 288 22 266
1986 272 18 254
1987 240 13 227
1988 257 17 240
1989 252 7 245
1990 248 16 232
1991 300 20 280
1992 274 23 251
1993 265 20 245
1994 268 27 241
1995 246 21 225
1996 250 31 219
1997 289 44 245
1998 355 46 309
1999 295 29 266
2000 342 51 291
2001 401 77 324
2002 373 75 298
2003 473 98 375
2004 481 89 392
2005 536 104 432
2006 552 79 473
2007 602 79 523
2008 581 73 508
2009 531 51 480
2010 571 55 516
2011 570 45 525
2012 584 48 536
2013 650 39 611
2014 735 48 687
2015 732 46 686
2016 717 39 678
2017 749 44 705

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Popularity of Jamison as a first name

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Popularity of Jamison as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Jamison U.S.
  White 56.70% 64.26%
  African American 37.49% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.42% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.73% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 2.37% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.29% 16.26%

Of Last Name Jamison

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

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Fun Facts about the name Jamison

  • How Popular is the name Jamison? Jamison is the 1,755th most popular name of all time. As a last name Jamison was the 1,270th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Jamison have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 18,398 babies born with the first name Jamison in the United States. That's more than enough people named Jamison to occupy the territory of Cook Islands (New Zealand) with an estimated population of 17,791 (as of December 1, 2011).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Jamison? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1931 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Jamison first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Jamison is Sunday, March 26th, 1876.
  • What year had the most people named Jamison born? The highest recorded use of the first name Jamison was in 2017 with a total of 705 babies.
  • Random Jamison Factoid: According to the 1987 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Jamison is not a popular baby boy's name in Illinois. Imagine that, only 10 babies in Illinois have the same name as you in 1987.
  • Weird things about the name Jamison: Your name in reverse order is Nosimaj. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Njsmioa. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Jamison? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 27,697 people with the last name Jamison.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Jamison? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 9 of them will have Jamison 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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