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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Leith

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  1. A port town within the City of Edinburgh.
  2. A city/hamlet in North Dakota.

Notable Persons Named Leith

Leith was born in 1944.

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Leith Mullings is a in the field of anthropology.

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Leith Ratten is a surveying.

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Leith was born on June 30th, 1991.

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Leith was born on July 16th, 1986 in Kempsey, New South Wales.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Leith

Damien Leith is an acoustic music, folk music, alternative rock, and pop music singer-songwriter, novelist, presenter, and chemist. He plays Guitar, Piano, Stage piano, and Vocals. His career lasted from 2006 to 2006. Damien was given the name Damien Leo Leith on January 18th, 1976 in Dublin.

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Virginia Leith is an actress. She was most prominent from 1953 to 1953. Virginia was born on October 15th, 1932 in Cleveland, Ohio, U.S.

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He has been prominent since 1996. Sam was born on January 1st, 1974 in Paddington.

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John was born on September 10th, 1919. He left this life on August 12th, 2002.

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His military service ended in 1816.

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Thomas was born in 1920 in Cathcart. He breathed his last breath on November 7th, 2005.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1916 7 0 7
1917 5 0 5
1922 7 0 7
1924 10 0 10
1927 5 0 5
1935 6 0 6
1939 5 0 5
1941 6 6 0
1943 7 7 0
1947 7 0 7
1949 5 5 0
1951 6 6 0
1953 6 6 0
1955 8 0 8
1956 11 5 6
1957 12 5 7
1958 8 8 0
1959 14 5 9
1960 6 6 0
1961 13 8 5
1962 16 6 10
1964 9 0 9
1965 16 8 8
1966 8 0 8
1967 16 9 7
1969 12 0 12
1970 16 6 10
1971 19 5 14
1972 7 0 7
1973 14 9 5
1974 10 0 10
1975 7 0 7
1976 5 0 5
1977 11 0 11
1978 8 0 8
1979 13 0 13
1980 13 0 13
1981 16 0 16
1982 6 0 6
1983 11 0 11
1984 9 0 9
1985 7 0 7
1986 5 0 5
1987 6 0 6
1989 12 0 12
1990 6 0 6
1991 8 0 8
1992 11 0 11
1993 9 0 9
1994 6 0 6
1995 5 0 5
1996 9 0 9
1997 11 0 11
1998 6 0 6
1999 11 0 11
2001 6 0 6
2002 5 0 5
2003 12 0 12
2004 8 0 8
2005 17 0 17
2006 13 0 13
2007 5 0 5
2008 6 0 6
2009 8 0 8
2010 7 0 7
2011 7 0 7
2012 6 0 6
2013 12 0 12
2015 10 0 10
2016 12 0 12
2017 17 0 17

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Popularity of Leith as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Leith U.S.
  White 87.38% 64.26%
  African American 3.31% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 1.10% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 3.19% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 2.49% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.53% 16.26%

Of Last Name Leith

People with the last name Leith are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Leith

  • How Popular is the name Leith? Leith is the 13,710th most popular name of all time. As a last name Leith was the 12,642nd most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Leith have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 659 babies born with the first name Leith in the United States. That's more than enough people named Leith 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 Leith? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1916 when it was given as a first name to 7 new born babies.
  • When was Leith first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Leith is Sunday, September 5th, 1886.
  • What year had the most people named Leith born? The highest recorded use of the first name Leith was in 2005 with a total of 17 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Leith: Your name in reverse order is Htiel. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Teihl. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Leith? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 2,448 people with the last name Leith.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Leith? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Leith as their last name since less than 1 person in 120k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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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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