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in the U.S.
since 1880
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in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

What does the name Kiffin mean? Find out below.

Origin and Meaning of Kiffin

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Alt. Meaning

K is for kindle, the warmth in others.

I is for ideals, no higher!

F is for favorite, everyone's best friend.

F is for fabulous, yes the fabulous you!

I is for incorruptible, always standing up for what is right

N is for normal, step outside of the box!

Notable Persons Named Kiffin

Kiffin was born in 1892 in Newport, Tennessee. He left this life in 1916.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Kiffin

Lane Kiffin is a college coach. Lane was born on May 9th, 1975 in Lincoln, Nebraska.


Monte Kiffin is a football player. Monte was born on February 29th, 1940 in Lexington, Nebraska.


Irv was born on August 8th, 1951.


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Popularity in the US

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Popularity of Kiffin as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Kiffin U.S.
  White 22.41% 64.26%
  African American 74.14% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 0.00% 16.26%

Of Last Name Kiffin

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

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Fun Facts about the name Kiffin

  • How Popular is the name Kiffin? Kiffin is the 87,911th most popular name of all time. As a last name Kiffin was the 143,149th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Kiffin have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 5 babies born with the first name Kiffin in the United States.
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Kiffin? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1978 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Kiffin first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Kiffin is Friday, March 3rd, 1916.
  • What year had the most people named Kiffin born? The highest recorded use of the first name Kiffin was in 1978 with a total of 5 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Kiffin: Your name in reverse order is Niffik. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Knfiif. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Kiffin? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 116 people with the last name Kiffin.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Kiffin? Kiffin is one of the most unique last names recorded.

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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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