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First Name
563
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
157
in the U.S.
in 2010

Lancelot

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1908 5 0 5
1915 5 0 5
1916 6 0 6
1919 5 0 5
1920 6 0 6
1921 5 0 5
1924 5 0 5
1931 6 0 6
1942 5 0 5
1947 6 0 6
1949 5 0 5
1954 6 0 6
1955 6 0 6
1957 6 0 6
1958 5 0 5
1961 5 0 5
1963 5 0 5
1964 6 0 6
1965 8 0 8
1967 6 0 6
1968 7 0 7
1971 7 0 7
1972 12 0 12
1973 6 0 6
1974 7 0 7
1975 9 0 9
1976 6 0 6
1977 5 0 5
1980 8 0 8
1981 12 0 12
1982 12 0 12
1983 10 0 10
1984 18 0 18
1985 8 0 8
1986 5 0 5
1987 12 0 12
1988 10 0 10
1989 13 0 13
1990 12 0 12
1991 8 0 8
1992 16 0 16
1993 11 0 11
1994 7 0 7
1995 16 0 16
1996 11 0 11
1997 9 0 9
1998 11 0 11
1999 13 0 13
2000 11 0 11
2001 11 0 11
2002 11 0 11
2003 11 0 11
2004 14 0 14
2005 12 0 12
2006 16 0 16
2007 11 0 11
2008 10 0 10
2009 8 0 8
2010 14 0 14
2011 9 0 9
2012 9 0 9
2013 7 0 7
2014 5 0 5
2015 11 0 11

Fun Facts about the name Lancelot

  • How many people with the first name Lancelot have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 563 babies born with the first name Lancelot in the United States. That's more than enough people named Lancelot to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Lancelot? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1908 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Lancelot first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Lancelot is Friday, August 28th, 1874.
  • What year had the most people named Lancelot born? The highest recorded use of the first name Lancelot was in 1984 with a total of 18 babies.
  • Random Lancelot Factoid: According to the 1989 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Lancelot is not a popular baby boy's name in California. Imagine that, only 5 babies in California have the same name as you in 1989.
  • Weird things about the name Lancelot: Your name in reverse order is Tolecnal. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Oaectlnl. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Lancelot? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 157 people with the last name Lancelot.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Lancelot? Lancelot is one of the most unique last names recorded.
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Common last names for Lancelot

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Lancelot U.S.
  White 77.07% 64.26%
  African American 10.19% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 3.18% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 8.92% 16.26%

Of Last Name Lancelot

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

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

Have you been wondering what does the name "Lancelot" mean? The list below shows the origins of Lancelot as well as things modernly associated with the name Lancelot such as celebrities named Lancelot.

French

Origin and Meaning of Lancelot

The name "Lancelot" is of French origin, and it means "Land". It's a name commonly given to boys.

Other Dictionary Sources
  1. (Arthurian legend) one of the knights of the Round Table; friend of King Arthur until (according to some versions of the legend) he became the lover of Arthur's wife Guinevere

From Old French Lancelot, from Frankish Lanzo, pet name for male names beginning in Land-, and Old French diminutive endings -el and -ot.

  1. (Arthurian legend) One of the knights of the round table, a lover of Guinevere.
  2. A male given name.

Lancelot was also found in the following language(s): Middle French and Old French

Other Inspirations for the Name Lancelot

Lancelot Andrewes
Lancelot Kingsman
Lancelot Merlin
Lancelot Once Upon A Time
Lancelot Owens Jr
Lancelot Owens Sr
Lancelot Du Lac
Lancelot Link
Lancelot Jones

What does the name Lancelot mean?

Lis for lofty, your ambitions are high!

Ais for adaptable, whenever things change

Nis for neighborly, friendly to all acquaintances

Cis for casual, no pretension here.

Eis for excellence, your passion, your drive.

Lis for loyalty, that you show.

Ois for outlook, pleasing to all.

Tis for treasure, that of your friendship.

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