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Meaning and Origin

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  1. A town in southwest Oklahoma
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  1. A surname​.
  2. A city in Iowa.
  3. A village in Michigan.
  4. A city in North Dakota.
  5. A city in Oklahoma.
  6. An unincorporated community in West Virginia.
  7. An unincorporated community in Wisconsin.

Notable Persons Named Lawton

Lawton Chiles was a Governor of Florida, Chairman of the Senate Committee on the Budget, Chairman of the Senate Special Committee on Aging, Chairman of theSenate Committee on the Budget, and Chairman of theSenate Special Committee on Aging. He was most prominent from 1991 to 1998. His military service ended in 1954. Lawton was given the name Lawton Mainor Chiles, Jr. on April 3rd, 1930 in Lakeland, Florida, U.S. He passed away on December 12th, 1998.

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Lawton Nuss is a Judge of the Kansas Supreme Court and Kansas Supreme Court. Lawton was born on December 30th, 1952 in Salina, Kansas.

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Lawton Williams was a country music singer-songwriter. He plays Guitar. His most notable accomplishments were from 1947 to 2003. Lawton was born Lawton Williams on July 24th, 1922 in Troy, Tennessee, United States. He died on July 27th, 2007.

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Lawton Robert Burns is a in the fields of health administration, management science, and sociology.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Lawton

John Lawton is a rock, roll, blues, hard rock, progressive rock, and heavy metal music musician. He plays Vocals, Acoustic Guitar, and Harmonica. John was born on July 11th, 1946 in Halifax, England.

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Brian Lawton is a hockey player. His career lasted from 1983 to 1993. Brian was born on June 29th, 1965 in New Brunswick, New Jersey.

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Tommy Lawton was a soccer manager for the Burnley F.C., Everton F.C., Chelsea F.C., Notts County F.C., Brentford F.C., Arsenal F.C., England national football team, and The Football League XI. Tommy was born on October 6th, 1919 in Farnworth, England. He left this life on November 6th, 1996.

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Denyce Lawton is an actress, producer, and model. She was most prominent from 1999 to 1999. Denyce was given the name Denise-Marie Lawton on May 2nd, 1978 in Seoul.

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Geoff Lawton is a in the fields of permaculture and agriculture. Geoff was born on December 10th, 1954 in Stoke-on-Trent.

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Mary was given the name Mary Jo Lawton on April 19th, 1946 in Trenton, New Jersey.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1889 6 0 6
1891 5 0 5
1897 7 0 7
1898 7 0 7
1899 11 0 11
1900 7 0 7
1901 9 0 9
1902 9 0 9
1903 7 0 7
1904 13 0 13
1905 7 0 7
1906 10 0 10
1907 5 0 5
1910 5 0 5
1911 8 0 8
1912 12 0 12
1913 16 0 16
1914 32 0 32
1915 25 0 25
1916 36 0 36
1917 31 0 31
1918 28 0 28
1919 25 0 25
1920 41 0 41
1921 35 0 35
1922 33 0 33
1923 34 0 34
1924 35 0 35
1925 26 0 26
1926 33 0 33
1927 24 0 24
1928 38 0 38
1929 28 0 28
1930 28 0 28
1931 28 0 28
1932 24 0 24
1933 25 0 25
1934 17 0 17
1935 28 0 28
1936 19 0 19
1937 32 0 32
1938 27 0 27
1939 23 0 23
1940 24 0 24
1941 24 0 24
1942 22 0 22
1943 22 0 22
1944 23 0 23
1945 17 0 17
1946 20 0 20
1947 16 0 16
1948 17 0 17
1949 21 0 21
1950 21 0 21
1951 16 0 16
1952 28 0 28
1953 25 0 25
1954 31 0 31
1955 28 0 28
1956 28 0 28
1957 23 0 23
1958 18 0 18
1959 13 0 13
1960 16 0 16
1961 19 0 19
1962 16 0 16
1963 15 0 15
1964 22 0 22
1965 15 0 15
1966 17 0 17
1967 15 0 15
1968 14 0 14
1969 17 0 17
1970 12 0 12
1971 13 0 13
1972 16 0 16
1973 13 0 13
1974 8 0 8
1975 7 0 7
1976 15 0 15
1977 13 0 13
1978 19 0 19
1979 11 0 11
1980 13 0 13
1981 11 0 11
1982 11 0 11
1983 8 0 8
1984 17 0 17
1985 12 0 12
1986 5 0 5
1987 21 0 21
1988 21 0 21
1989 9 0 9
1990 16 0 16
1991 12 0 12
1992 21 0 21
1993 25 0 25
1994 15 0 15
1995 17 0 17
1996 21 0 21
1997 18 0 18
1998 28 0 28
1999 31 0 31
2000 29 0 29
2001 24 0 24
2002 31 0 31
2003 42 0 42
2004 22 0 22
2005 33 0 33
2006 36 0 36
2007 33 0 33
2008 27 0 27
2009 36 0 36
2010 30 0 30
2011 39 0 39
2012 26 0 26
2013 34 0 34
2014 36 0 36
2015 37 0 37
2016 32 0 32
2017 45 0 45

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Popularity of Lawton as a first name

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Popularity of Lawton as a last name

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Common last names for Lawton

  • Smith
  • Brown
  • Williams
  • Davis
  • Green
  • Jackson
  • Jenkins
  • Carter
  • Johnson

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Lawton U.S.
  White 72.94% 64.26%
  African American 21.42% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.79% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.42% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 2.28% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.16% 16.26%

Of Last Name Lawton

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

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Fun Facts about the name Lawton

  • How Popular is the name Lawton? Lawton is the 5,794th most popular name of all time. As a last name Lawton was the 2,630th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Lawton have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 2,553 babies born with the first name Lawton in the United States. That's more than enough people named Lawton to occupy the territory of Svalbard and Jan Mayen (Norway) with an estimated population of 2,495 (as of March 1, 2010).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Lawton? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1889 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Lawton first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Lawton is Thursday, August 8th, 1872.
  • What year had the most people named Lawton born? The highest recorded use of the first name Lawton was in 2017 with a total of 45 babies.
  • Random Lawton Factoid: According to the 2003 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Lawton is not a popular baby boy's name in Georgia. Imagine that, only 8 babies in Georgia have the same name as you in 2003.
  • Weird things about the name Lawton: Your name in reverse order is Notwal. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Ltwona. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Lawton? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 13,713 people with the last name Lawton.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Lawton? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 5 of them will have Lawton as their last name.

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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).
  • Other Dictionary Sources: WordNet 3.1 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University (License).
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