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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Lunsford

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Alt. Meaning

L is for luster, your shine.

U is for useful, always to others.

N is for nurturing, to all that need help

S is for share, your talents, time, and possessions with others

F is for funny, humor suits you!

O is for outgoing, so sociable are you

R is for reasonable, your understanding way.

D is for discreet, you can keep a secret.

Notable Persons Named Lunsford

Lunsford was born on May 30th, 1803 in North Carolina. He passed away in 1879.


Lunsford Richardson was a pharmacist. Lunsford was born in 1854 in Selma, North Carolina. He passed away on August 20th, 1919.


His military service ended in 1861. Lunsford was born on November 4th, 1835 in Newport, Rhode Island. He breathed his last breath on May 28th, 1913.


His military service ended in 1948. Lunsford was born on March 17th, 1889 in Omaha, Nebraska. He passed away on October 13th, 1978.


Lunsford was born on March 17th, 1846. He passed away on March 13th, 1920.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Lunsford

Jessica was given the name Jessica Marie Lunsford on October 6th, 1995 in Gastonia, North Carolina, U.S. They passed away on February 27th, 2005.


Bret Lunsford is a musical artist. Bret was born on December 12th, 1962.


Stephen Lunsford is an actor. He was most active from 2003 to present. Stephen was born on November 25th, 1989 in Sacramento, California.


Darrell Lunsford was a police constable and constable. Darrell was given the name Darrell Edward Lunsford, Sr on October 20th, 1943 in Houston, Texas, U.S. They died on January 23rd, 1991.


Bruce was born on November 11th, 1947 in Kenton County, Kentucky.


Bascom Lamar Lunsford was a folkloristics, lawyer, and folklorist. Bascom was born on March 21st, 1882 in Mars Hill, North Carolina. Bascom is also known as Minstrel of theAppalachians. He left this life on September 4th, 1973.


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Popularity of Lunsford as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Lunsford U.S.
  White 86.71% 64.26%
  African American 8.28% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.41% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 1.02% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.83% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 1.75% 16.26%

Of Last Name Lunsford

People with the last name Lunsford are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Lunsford

  • How Popular is the name Lunsford? Lunsford is the 53,583rd most popular name of all time. As a last name Lunsford was the 2,137th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Lunsford have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 34 babies born with the first name Lunsford in the United States.
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Lunsford? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1913 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Lunsford first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Lunsford is Friday, June 2nd, 1876.
  • What year had the most people named Lunsford born? The highest recorded use of the first name Lunsford was in 1918 with a total of 7 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Lunsford: Your name in reverse order is Drofsnul. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Nlfosrdu. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Lunsford? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 16,962 people with the last name Lunsford.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Lunsford? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 6 of them will have Lunsford as their last name.

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