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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Lat

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Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
verb Lat
To let; to allow.
Other Dictionary Sources
  1. A broad flat muscle on either side of the back

Notable Persons Named Lat

Lat is a cartoonist. He has had major accomplishments since 1974. Lat was given the name Mohammad Nor Khalid on March 5th, 1951 in Ipoh, Perak, Federation of Malaya.


Lat was born in 1842. He died in 1886.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Lat

Lat is a cartoonist. He has had major accomplishments since 1974. Lat was given the name Mohammad Nor Khalid on March 5th, 1951 in Ipoh, Perak, Federation of Malaya.


David Lat is a legal commentator and author. David was given the name David Benjamin Lat on June 19th, 1975 in Bergenfield, New Jersey.


Myat was born as the child of Thibaw Min and Supayalat on October 4th, 1883 in Mandalay Palace. She left this life in 1956.


His military service ended in 1991. Nay was born in Yangon.


He holds the title Catechist and Martyr. Blessed was born in 1918 in Kayin State. He passed away on May 24th, 1950.


They were most active from 1171 to 1190. Saw was born in Bagan.


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Popularity of Lat as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Lat U.S.
  White 10.13% 64.26%
  African American 3.54% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 83.04% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 2.53% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 0.00% 16.26%

Of Last Name Lat

People with the last name Lat are most frequently White or Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander

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Fun Facts about the name Lat

  • How Popular is the name Lat? As a last name Lat was the 52,482nd most popular name in 2010.
  • When was the first name Lat first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Lat is Tuesday, October 15th, 1872.
  • How unique is the name Lat? From 1880 to 2017 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Lat. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Lat: Your name in reverse order is Tal. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Lta. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Lat? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 395 people with the last name Lat.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Lat? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Lat as their last name since less than 1 person in 769k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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  • Sources:
  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • 1913 Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary via the Collaborative International Dictionary of English (License)
  • Other Dictionary Sources: WordNet 3.1 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University (License).
  • Notable persons via Wikipedia: Titles and License. Click each image for the attribution information.