First Name
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

What does the name Names mean? Find out below.

Origin and Meaning of Names

User Submitted Origins

     African American

User Submitted Meanings

  • A submission from New York, United States says the name Names means "Dawn".
  • A user from Idaho, United States says the name Names means "Great accomplishment".
  • A submission from Illinois, United States says the name Names means "Gift of god" and is of English origin.
  • A submission from Nebraska, United States says the name Names means "From kenya" and is of African American origin.
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  1. Verbal abuse; a crude substitute for argument ("sticks and stones may break my bones but names can never hurt me")
  1. plural of name

names was also found in the following language(s): Unami and Volapük

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International Interest for Names

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Popularity in the US

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Popularity of Names as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Names U.S.
  White 92.24% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 4.90% 16.26%

Of Last Name Names

People with the last name Names are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Names

  • How Popular is the name Names? As a last name Names was the 78,040th most popular name in 2010.
  • When was the first name Names first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Names is Sunday, November 15th, 1891.
  • How unique is the name Names? From 1880 to 2017 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Names. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Names: Your name in reverse order is Seman. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Esnma. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Names? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 245 people with the last name Names.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Names? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Names as their last name since less than 1 person in 1.3m people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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Past life for Names born Jan 9, 2003

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 Borneo approximately on 575. Your profession was librarian, priest, and keeper of tribal relics.

You were a seeker of truth and wisdom. You could have seen your future lives. Others perceived you as an idealist illuminating path to the future. Your lesson - to develop kind attitude to people, to acquire gift of understanding and compassion.

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  • Sources:
  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • Other Dictionary Sources: WordNet 3.1 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University (License).
  • Wiktionary: Titles and License.