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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Mcarthur

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Alt. Meaning

M is for mighty, your inner strength.

C is for comic, laughter is your tonic.

A is for adaptable, for the world is full of unique challenges

R is for rely, everyone's trustworthy friend.

T is for tough, for you are not easily broken

H is for hero, as you appear to many.

U is for understanding, you show for others.

R is for rich, in the love from others

Notable Persons With the Last Name Mcarthur

James McArthur is a soccer player for the Crystal Palace F.C., Hamilton Academical F.C., Wigan Athletic F.C., Scotland national under-21 football team, and Scotland national football team. James was born on October 7th, 1987 in Glasgow, Scotland.

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Adam McArthur is an actor and martial artist. He was most active from 2002 to 2002.

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Kimberly was born on September 16th, 1962 in Grossmont, California, U.S.

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K. Megan McArthur is an oceanography. K. was born on August 30th, 1971 in Honolulu.

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Murray McArthur is an actor. His most notable accomplishments were from 1966 to present. Murray was born on May 4th, 1966 in Honiton.

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Arthur McArthur is a hip hop music record producer. He plays Electronic keyboard, Drum machine, and Sampler (musical instrument). He was most active from 2008 to present. Arthur was given the name Jeremy McArthur on October 29th, 1988 in Toronto, Ontario. Arthur is also known as McArthur and Jeremy (birth name).

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1912 7 0 7
1918 6 0 6
1932 6 0 6
1934 7 0 7
1938 6 0 6
1940 9 0 9
1941 14 0 14
1942 289 0 289
1943 173 0 173
1944 133 0 133
1945 113 0 113
1946 86 0 86
1947 64 0 64
1948 45 0 45
1949 53 0 53
1950 53 0 53
1951 76 0 76
1952 43 0 43
1953 29 0 29
1954 32 0 32
1955 30 0 30
1956 27 0 27
1957 29 0 29
1958 15 0 15
1959 31 0 31
1960 24 0 24
1961 20 0 20
1962 33 0 33
1963 44 0 44
1964 46 0 46
1965 37 0 37
1966 27 0 27
1967 26 0 26
1968 35 0 35
1969 31 0 31
1970 29 0 29
1971 38 0 38
1972 26 0 26
1973 29 0 29
1974 16 0 16
1975 14 0 14
1976 12 0 12
1977 16 0 16
1978 24 0 24
1979 12 0 12
1980 18 0 18
1981 24 0 24
1982 15 0 15
1983 10 0 10
1984 14 0 14
1985 15 0 15
1986 11 0 11
1987 17 0 17
1988 12 0 12
1989 20 0 20
1990 13 0 13
1991 21 0 21
1992 11 0 11
1993 8 0 8
1994 11 0 11
1995 6 0 6
1996 5 0 5
1997 10 0 10
1998 6 0 6
1999 5 0 5
2000 8 0 8
2001 7 0 7
2002 10 0 10
2003 5 0 5
2004 5 0 5
2005 6 0 6
2006 9 0 9
2007 6 0 6
2010 6 0 6
2011 7 0 7
2013 12 0 12
2014 8 0 8
2015 5 0 5

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Popularity of Mcarthur as a first name

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Popularity of Mcarthur as a last name

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Common last names for Mcarthur

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Mcarthur U.S.
  White 75.35% 64.26%
  African American 17.59% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.52% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 1.01% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 2.52% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 3.01% 16.26%

Of Last Name Mcarthur

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

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Fun Facts about the name Mcarthur

  • How Popular is the name Mcarthur? Mcarthur is the 6,272nd most popular name of all time. As a last name Mcarthur was the 2,844th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Mcarthur have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 2,261 babies born with the first name Mcarthur in the United States. That's more than enough people named Mcarthur to occupy the territory of Christmas Island (Australia) with an estimated population of 1,462 (as of June 30, 2010).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Mcarthur? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1912 when it was given as a first name to 7 new born babies.
  • When was Mcarthur first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Mcarthur is Saturday, March 7th, 1885.
  • What year had the most people named Mcarthur born? The highest recorded use of the first name Mcarthur was in 1942 with a total of 289 babies.
  • Random Mcarthur Factoid: According to the 1942 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Mcarthur is not a popular baby boy's name in Alabama. Imagine that, only 31 babies in Alabama have the same name as you in 1942.
  • Weird things about the name Mcarthur: Your name in reverse order is Ruhtracm. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Mahcutrr. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Mcarthur? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 12,683 people with the last name Mcarthur.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Mcarthur? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 4 of them will have Mcarthur as their last name.

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
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