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Meaning and Origin

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  1. Scottish sea captain who was hired to protect British shipping in the Indian Ocean and then was accused of piracy and hanged (1645-1701)
  1. A surname​.

Notable Persons Named Kidd

Kidd Kidd is a hip hop music rapping. He has had major accomplishments since 1999. Kidd was given the name Curtis Stewart on November 26th, 1983 in New Orleans. Kidd is also known as Nutt Da Kidd.


Kidd Kraddick was a radio host. Kidd was given the name David Peter Cradick on August 22nd, 1959 in Napoleon, Ohio, U.S. He died on July 27th, 2013.


Kidd was born in 1974. Kidd is also known as Foley and Christopher Derek.


Kidd was born on May 5th, 1908 in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. Kidd is also known as Brewer and Pierce Oliver; Brewer P. O.. He passed away on November 22nd, 1991.


Kidd was born on March 31st, 1989 in Nørrebro.


Kidd Jordan is a jazz musician. He plays Saxophone. He has been prominent since 1950. Kidd was given the name Edward Jordan on May 5th, 1935 in Crowley, Louisiana.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Kidd

Jason Kidd is a basketball player for the Milwaukee Bucks, Dallas Mavericks, Phoenix Suns, Brooklyn Nets, and New York Knicks in the National Basketball Association. His career lasted from 1994 to 2013. Jason was born on March 23rd, 1973 in San Francisco.


Tyson Kidd is a wrestler. Tyson was born on July 11th, 1980 in Calgary.


Jodie Kidd is a model. Jodie was born on September 25th, 1978 in Guildford, Surrey, England.


Brian Kidd is a soccer player for the Manchester City F.C., Manchester United F.C., Arsenal F.C., Everton F.C., Bolton Wanderers F.C., Atlanta Chiefs, Fort Lauderdale Strikers (1977–83), Minnesota Strikers, and England national football team. Brian was born on May 29th, 1949 in Collyhurst, Manchester, England.


Kidd Kidd is a hip hop music rapping. He has had major accomplishments since 1999. Kidd was given the name Curtis Stewart on November 26th, 1983 in New Orleans. Kidd is also known as Nutt Da Kidd.


Sue Monk Kidd is a novelist, memoirist, feminist, and memoir. She was most active from 1988 to present. Sue was born on August 12th, 1948 in Sylvester, Georgia.


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Popularity of Kidd as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Kidd U.S.
  White 75.09% 64.26%
  African American 19.50% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.54% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.51% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 2.05% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.31% 16.26%

Of Last Name Kidd

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

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Fun Facts about the name Kidd

  • How Popular is the name Kidd? Kidd is the 59,391st most popular name of all time. As a last name Kidd was the 1,060th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Kidd have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 23 babies born with the first name Kidd in the United States.
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Kidd? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1984 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Kidd first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Kidd is Sunday, March 4th, 1883.
  • What year had the most people named Kidd born? The highest recorded use of the first name Kidd was in 1995 with a total of 7 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Kidd: Your name in reverse order is Ddik. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Dikd. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Kidd? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 33,186 people with the last name Kidd.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Kidd? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 11 of them will have Kidd 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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