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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Lassiter

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Alt. Meaning

L is for love, everlasting.

A is for affectionate, to those that matter most to you

S is for sensitive, another side shows.

S is for special, you are, you know!

I is for intellect, your high capacity for knowledge

T is for try, as hard as you can

E is for expressive, not one to hold within.

R is for reassuring, eliminating doubts!

Notable Persons With the Last Name Lassiter


Carlton Lassiter is a fictional character.


Ariel Lassiter is a soccer player for the LA Galaxy II, Cal Poly Mustangs, GAIS, LA Galaxy, United States men's national under-23 soccer team, and Costa Rica national under-23 football team. Ariel was born on September 27th, 1994 in Turrialba, Costa Rica.


Marcio Lassiter is a basketball player for the San Miguel Beermen and Powerade Tigers in the Philippine Basketball Association. His most notable accomplishments were from 2011 to present. Marcio was born on May 16th, 1987 in San Francisco.


Roy Lassiter is a soccer player for the Lees–McRae College, A.D. Turrialba, Asociación Deportiva Carmelita, Liga Deportiva Alajuelense, Tampa Bay Mutiny, Genoa C.F.C., D.C. United, Miami Fusion, Sporting Kansas City, Virginia Beach Mariners, Laredo Heat, and United States men's national soccer. Roy was born on March 9th, 1969 in Washington, United States.


Luther was born on November 13th, 1918 in Elizabeth City, North Carolina. Luther is also known as Wimpy. He died on October 25th, 1988.


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Popularity of Lassiter as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Lassiter U.S.
  White 57.51% 64.26%
  African American 37.43% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.36% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.44% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 2.31% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 1.96% 16.26%

Of Last Name Lassiter

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

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Fun Facts about the name Lassiter

  • How Popular is the name Lassiter? As a last name Lassiter was the 2,760th most popular name in 2010.
  • When was the first name Lassiter first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Lassiter is Friday, December 29th, 1893.
  • How unique is the name Lassiter? From 1880 to 2017 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Lassiter. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Lassiter: Your name in reverse order is Retissal. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Silrates. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Lassiter? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 13,066 people with the last name Lassiter.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Lassiter? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 4 of them will have Lassiter as their last name.

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