Jeter

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724
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
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in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Jeter

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  • A user from South Carolina, United States says the name Jeter is of French origin and means "Bat".

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Notable Persons Named Jeter

Jeter Connelly Pritchard was a Judge of the United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit, Judge of the United States District Court for the District of Columbia, Judge of theUnited States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit, and Judge of theUnited States District Court for. Jeter was born on July 12th, 1857 in Jonesborough, Tennessee. He left this life on April 10th, 1921.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Jeter

Derek Jeter is a baseball player. Derek was born on June 26th, 1974 in Pequannock Township, New Jersey.

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Michael Jeter was an actor. His most notable accomplishments were from 1979 to 2003. Michael was born on August 26th, 1952 in Lawrenceburg, Tennessee, U.S. He passed away on March 30th, 2003.

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Carmelita was born on November 24th, 1979 in Los Angeles, California, United States.

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Johnny Jeter is a wrestler. Johnny was born on December 14th, 1981 in San Diego.

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Nadji Anthony Jeter is an actor, dancer, and musician. Nadji was born on October 18th, 1996 in Atlanta.

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Kevin was born on March 26th, 1950.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1912 6 0 6
1914 5 0 5
1915 5 0 5
1916 9 0 9
1917 10 0 10
1918 5 0 5
1919 8 0 8
1920 5 0 5
1921 10 0 10
1922 7 0 7
1923 5 0 5
1924 7 0 7
1925 11 0 11
1926 6 0 6
1928 7 0 7
1930 9 0 9
1931 5 0 5
1932 5 0 5
1933 5 0 5
1935 7 0 7
1940 5 0 5
1941 6 0 6
1948 6 0 6
1949 5 0 5
1954 6 0 6
1955 5 0 5
1998 5 0 5
1999 7 0 7
2000 14 0 14
2001 14 0 14
2002 12 0 12
2003 14 0 14
2004 22 0 22
2005 18 0 18
2006 16 0 16
2007 24 0 24
2008 27 0 27
2009 39 0 39
2010 47 0 47
2011 37 0 37
2012 40 0 40
2013 31 0 31
2014 36 0 36
2015 69 0 69
2016 32 0 32
2017 50 0 50

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Popularity of Jeter as a first name

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Popularity of Jeter as a last name

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Common last names for Jeter

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Jeter U.S.
  White 42.98% 64.26%
  African American 51.13% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.29% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.39% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 2.53% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.68% 16.26%

Of Last Name Jeter

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

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Fun Facts about the name Jeter

  • How Popular is the name Jeter? Jeter is the 12,941st most popular name of all time. As a last name Jeter was the 2,729th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Jeter have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 724 babies born with the first name Jeter in the United States. That's more than enough people named Jeter to occupy the territory of Cocos (Keeling) Islands (Australia) with an estimated population of 605 (as of June 30, 2010).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Jeter? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1912 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Jeter first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Jeter is Monday, March 12th, 1877.
  • What year had the most people named Jeter born? The highest recorded use of the first name Jeter was in 2015 with a total of 69 babies.
  • Random Jeter Factoid: According to the 2014 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Jeter is not a popular baby boy's name in New York. Imagine that, only 6 babies in New York have the same name as you in 2014.
  • Weird things about the name Jeter: Your name in reverse order is Retej. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Eertj. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Jeter? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 13,198 people with the last name Jeter.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Jeter? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 4 of them will have Jeter 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).
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