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in the U.S.
since 1880
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in the U.S.
in 2010


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Fun Facts about the name Means

  • When was the first name Means first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Means is Tuesday, August 25th, 1891.
  • How unique is the name Means? From 1880 to 2015 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Means. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Means: Your name in reverse order is Snaem. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Smane. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Means? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 16,203 people with the last name Means.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Means? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 5 of them will have Means as their last name.
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Popularity of Means as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Means U.S.
  White 64.24% 64.26%
  African American 28.74% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.56% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 1.62% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 2.44% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.42% 16.26%

Of Last Name Means

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

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

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

Other Dictionary Sources
  1. Thing or person that acts to produce a particular effect or achieve an end ("a means of control")
  2. An instrumentality for accomplishing some end
  3. Considerable capital (wealth or income) ("he is a man of means")

See mean (“method or course of action used to achieve some result”).

  1. plural of mean
  2. (countable, singular and plural) An instrument or condition for attaining a purpose.
    She treated him as a to an end.
    A car is a of transport.
  3. (uncountable, plural only) Resources; riches.
    a person of ;   independent
    He was living beyond his .

means was also found in the following language(s): Latin

Notable Persons With the Last Name Means

Tsianina Joelson

Tsianina Joelson is an actress/model with the most prominent portion of her career being from 1 to present. Tsianina was born in 1975 as Tsianina Marie Means in Coquille, Oregon, U.S.


Natrone Means

Natrone Means is a NFL player. Natrone was born in 1972 in Harrisburg, North Carolina.


What does the name Means mean?

Mis for mystery, the part of you that cannot be explained.

Eis for elegant, born within you.

Ais for athleticism, embrace the competitor within

Nis for nifty, how neat!

Sis for sweet, your pleasing way.

Past life for Means born May 9, 1946

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I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a male in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Ireland approximately on 950. Your profession was banker, usurer, moneylender, and judge.

Psychologically, you had a Bohemian personality - mysterious, highly gifted, capable of understanding ancient books. Magical abilities, could be a servant of dark forces. Your problem - to learn to love and to trust the Universe. You are bound to think, study, reflect and develop inner wisdom.

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