Lafe

First Name
679
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
<100
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Lafe

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Wiktionary
  1. plural of lāf

Notable Persons Named Lafe

Lafe McKee was an actor. He was most prominent from 1912 to 1948. Lafe was born on January 23rd, 1872 in Morrison, Illinois. Lafe is also known as McKee and Lafayette. He died on August 10th, 1959.

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Lafe was born on August 23rd, 1925. He died on April 10th, 2013.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Lafe

Tiki was born on May 11th, 1953 in Crown Colony of Sarawak.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1880 9 0 9
1881 6 0 6
1884 17 0 17
1885 10 0 10
1886 6 0 6
1887 6 0 6
1890 6 0 6
1895 5 0 5
1898 5 0 5
1903 5 0 5
1905 7 0 7
1912 7 0 7
1913 7 0 7
1914 5 0 5
1915 9 0 9
1916 17 0 17
1917 5 0 5
1918 15 0 15
1919 11 0 11
1920 5 0 5
1921 6 0 6
1922 11 0 11
1923 8 0 8
1924 12 0 12
1925 9 0 9
1926 11 0 11
1927 7 0 7
1928 10 0 10
1929 8 0 8
1930 6 0 6
1931 7 0 7
1932 11 0 11
1933 6 0 6
1934 6 0 6
1935 7 0 7
1937 5 0 5
1938 9 0 9
1941 6 0 6
1942 8 0 8
1943 5 0 5
1944 7 0 7
1945 5 0 5
1946 5 0 5
1947 6 0 6
1948 7 0 7
1950 5 0 5
1951 5 0 5
1952 6 0 6
1953 5 0 5
1954 6 0 6
1955 10 0 10
1958 6 0 6
1959 10 0 10
1961 14 0 14
1962 11 0 11
1964 14 0 14
1965 10 0 10
1967 5 0 5
1968 6 0 6
1971 9 0 9
1972 5 0 5
1973 5 0 5
1974 5 0 5
1975 11 0 11
1976 6 0 6
1977 5 0 5
1978 8 0 8
1979 14 0 14
1980 7 0 7
1981 8 0 8
1982 8 0 8
1983 14 0 14
1984 12 0 12
1985 7 0 7
1986 5 0 5
1987 8 0 8
1988 7 0 7
1990 5 0 5
1991 6 0 6
1992 5 0 5
1994 6 0 6
2002 5 0 5
2003 6 0 6
2005 5 0 5
2006 11 0 11
2010 6 0 6
2012 6 0 6
2013 5 0 5
2016 5 0 5

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Popularity of Lafe as a last name

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Common last names for Lafe

  • Smith
  • Williams

Fun Facts about the name Lafe

  • How Popular is the name Lafe? Lafe is the 13,454th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Lafe have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 679 babies born with the first name Lafe in the United States. That's more than enough people named Lafe 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 Lafe? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given as a first name to 9 new born babies.
  • When was Lafe first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Lafe is Friday, November 24th, 1871.
  • What year had the most people named Lafe born? The highest recorded use of the first name Lafe was in 1884 with a total of 17 babies.
  • Random Lafe Factoid: According to the 1924 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Lafe is not a popular baby boy's name in Kentucky. Imagine that, only 5 babies in Kentucky have the same name as you in 1924.
  • Weird things about the name Lafe: Your name in reverse order is Efal. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Feal. How do you pronounce that?

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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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