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in 2010



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Fun Facts about the name Markham

  • How many people with the first name Markham have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 448 babies born with the first name Markham in the United States. That's more than enough people named Markham to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Markham? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1944 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Markham first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Markham is Sunday, September 3rd, 1876.
  • What year had the most people named Markham born? The highest recorded use of the first name Markham was in 1959 with a total of 40 babies.
  • Random Markham Factoid: According to the 1959 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Markham is not a popular baby boy's name in California. Imagine that, only 6 babies in California have the same name as you in 1959.
  • Weird things about the name Markham: Your name in reverse order is Mahkram. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Aamrkmh. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Markham? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 13,137 people with the last name Markham.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Markham? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 4 of them will have Markham as their last name.

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Popularity of Markham as a first name

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Popularity of Markham as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Markham U.S.
  White 87.71% 64.26%
  African American 6.28% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.81% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.57% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 2.31% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.31% 16.26%

Of Last Name Markham

People with the last name Markham are most frequently White

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

Have you been wondering what does the name "Markham" mean? The list below shows the origins of Markham as well as things modernly associated with the name Markham such as celebrities named Markham.

  1. A surname​.
  2. A city in southern Ontario, suburb of Toronto.

Notable Persons With the Last Name Markham

Beryl Markham

Beryl Markham was a writer. Beryl was born on October 26th, 1902 in United Kingdom. She died on August 3rd, 1986.


Monte Markham

Monte Markham is an actor, television director, and television producer. His most notable accomplishments were from 1966 to present. Monte was born on June 21st, 1935 in Manatee County, Florida.


Pigmeat Markham

Pigmeat Markham was a comedian, actor, singer, dancer, singing, and dance. He was most active from 1917 to 1917. Pigmeat was given the name Dewey Markham on April 18th, 1904 in Durham, North Carolina, U.S. He passed away on December 13th, 1981.


Kika Markham

Kika Markham is an actress. She was most prominent from 1955 to present. Kika was given the name Erika S.L. Markham by her parent David Markham in 1940 in Macclesfield.


Edwin Markham

Edwin Markham was a writer. Edwin was born on April 23rd, 1852 in Oregon City, Oregon. He died on March 7th, 1940.


Sir Clements Robert Markham

Sir Clements Robert Markham was a royal navy officer, explorer, and geographer. Clements was born on July 20th, 1830 in Stillingfleet, England, UK. He breathed his last breath on January 29th, 1916.

  • Rory Markham
    (famed individual)
  • Albert Hastings Markham
    (arctic exploration)
  • Amy Johanna Markham
    (notable somebody)
  • Henry Harrison Markham
    (Governor of California)
  • Pauline Markham
    (burlesque-vaudeville performer)
  • Kyra Markham
    (famous person)
  • William Markham
    (christian bishop)
  • Jim Markham
    (noteworthy person)
  • Violet Rosa Markham
    (influential individual)
  • Sir Arthur Basil Markham
    (famed somebody)
  • John Markham
    (member of parliament)
  • Edward Murphy Markham
    (military person)
  • Sir Edwin Markham
    (important person)
  • Algernon Augustus Markham
    (important person)

What does the name Markham mean?

Mis for musical, your hidden talent!

Ais for able, for you surely are.

Ris for reassuring, eliminating doubts!

Kis for kid, the child within.

His for honest, something you hold dear.

Ais for agreeable, the best side of you!

Mis for munificent, for you are extremely liberal in giving.

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