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since 1880
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Nason

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  • According to a user from Kenya, the name Nason is of Unknown origin and means "God's gift".
  • According to a user from Arizona, United States, the name Nason is of Spanish origin and means "Helper, entry-way".
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Notable Persons Named Nason

Nason Schoeffler is a post-hardcore musician. He was most active from 2006 to 2012.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Nason

Steve Nieve is a musician. He plays Steinway D-274. He has been prominent since 1977. Steve was given the name Steven Nason on February 19th, 1958. Steve is also known as Steve A'dore, Maurice Worm, and Norman Brain.


David Nason is an Assistant Secretary for Financial Institutions, U.S. Treasury, and United States Assistant Secretary of the Treasury. David was born on October 6th, 1970 in Providence, Rhode Island, U.S.


Guy P. Nason is a in the field of statistics. Guy was born on August 28th, 1966.


Ben was born on June 3rd, 1989.


Henry was born on June 22nd, 1831. He left this life on January 18th, 1895.


Nicole was born in 1970.


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Popularity of Nason as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Nason U.S.
  White 85.68% 64.26%
  African American 7.90% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 1.19% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 1.31% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 2.22% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 1.71% 16.26%

Of Last Name Nason

People with the last name Nason are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Nason

  • How Popular is the name Nason? Nason is the 17,019th most popular name of all time. As a last name Nason was the 5,738th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Nason have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 464 babies born with the first name Nason in the United States. That's more than enough people named Nason 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 Nason? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1918 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Nason first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Nason is Thursday, January 29th, 1885.
  • What year had the most people named Nason born? The highest recorded use of the first name Nason was in 2015 with a total of 30 babies.
  • Random Nason Factoid: According to the 2004 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Nason is not a popular baby boy's name in California. Imagine that, only 5 babies in California have the same name as you in 2004.
  • Weird things about the name Nason: Your name in reverse order is Nosan. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Aonns. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Nason? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 6,040 people with the last name Nason.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Nason? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 2 of them will have Nason as their last name.

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
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