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Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
noun Page
Senses
  1. A serving boy; formerly, a youth attending a person of high degree, especially at courts, as a position of honor and education; now commonly, in England, a youth employed for doing errands, waiting on the door, and similar service in households; in the United States, a boy or girl employed to wait upon the members of a legislative body. Prior to 1960 only boys served as pages in the United States Congress"He had two pages of honor -- on either hand one." [Bacon.]
  2. A boy child.(Obs)
  3. A contrivance, as a band, pin, snap, or the like, to hold the skirt of a woman's dress from the ground.
  4. [Brickmaking] A track along which pallets carrying newly molded bricks are conveyed to the hack.
  5. [Zoöl] Any one of several species of beautiful South American moths of the genus Urania.

Etymology: F., fr. It. paggio, LL. pagius, fr. Gr. paidi`on, dim. of pai^s paido`s, a boy, servant; perh. akin to L. puer. Cf. Pedagogue Puerile

verb page
Senses
  1. To attend (one) as a page.(Obs)
  2. To call out a person's name in a public place, so as to deliver a message, as in a hospital, restaurant, etc.
  3. To call a person on a pager.
noun Page
Senses
  1. One side of a leaf of a book or manuscript."Such was the book from whose pages she sang." [Longfellow.]
  2. (Fig.:)A record; a writing; as, the page of history.
  3. [Print] The type set up for printing a page.

Etymology: F., fr. L. pagina; prob. akin to pagere pangere, to fasten, fix, make, the pages or leaves being fastened together. Cf. Pact Pageant Pagination

verb Page
To mark or number the pages of, as a book or manuscript; to furnish with folios.
Other Dictionary Sources
  1. One side of one leaf (of a book or magazine or newspaper or letter etc.) or the written or pictorial matter it contains
  2. In medieval times a youth acting as a knight's attendant as the first stage in training for knighthood
  3. A youthful attendant at official functions or ceremonies such as legislative functions and weddings
  4. A boy who is employed to run errands
  5. United States diplomat and writer about the Old South (1853-1922)
  6. English industrialist who pioneered in the design and manufacture of aircraft (1885-1962)
  7. Contact, as with a pager or by calling somebody's name over a P.A. system
  8. Number the pages of a book or manuscript
  9. Work as a page
Wiktionary
  1. An English and Scottish occupational surname​ for someone who was a servant.
  2. (rare) A male given name transferred from the surname.
  3. A female given name
  4. A city in Arizona
  5. A village in Nebraska
  6. A city in North Dakota
  7. An unincorporated community in Oklahoma

Page was also found in the following language(s): German

Notable Persons Named Page

Page Kennedy is an actor, rapper, and bummer. Page was born Page Kennedy on November 23rd, 1976 in Detroit.

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Page Hannah is an actress. Her career lasted from 1981 to 1994. Page was given the name Patricia Alberta Hannah on April 13th, 1964 in Chicago. Page is also known as Adler and Page.

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Page Hamilton is an alternative metal, post-hardcore, hard rock, groove metal, jazz, noise rock, and soundtrack musician. He plays Vocals, guitar, and ESP Guitars. His most notable accomplishments were from 1981 to 1981. Page was born on May 18th, 1960 in Portland, Oregon, United States.

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Page McConnell is an alternative rock, rock, jazz, and electronica musician. He plays Keyboards, piano, theremin, upright bass, and Double bass. His ongoing career started in 1981. Page was given the name Page Samuel McConnell on May 17th, 1963 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S. Page is also known as The Chairman of the Boards and Leo.

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Page was born in 1950.

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Page was born on September 6th, 1917. He breathed his last breath on August 28th, 1995.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Page

Lawrence Page is a computer scientist, list of internet entrepreneurs, and internet entrepreneur. He holds the title CEO of Alphabet Inc and CEO ofAlphabet Inc. Lawrence was born Lawrence Page on March 26th, 1973 in East Lansing, Michigan, U.S.

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Ellen Page is an actress. She was most active from 1997 to present. Ellen was given the name Ellen Grace Philpotts-Page on February 21st, 1987 in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada.

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Jimmy Page is a rock music, blues, and folk music musician. He plays Guitar, Gibson Les Paul, Gibson EDS-1275, Fender Telecaster, and Danelectro Shorthorn. He holds the title She Just Satisfies. His most notable accomplishments were from 1957 to present. Jimmy was given the name James Patrick Page on January 9th, 1944 in Heston, Middlesex, England. Jimmy is also known as Jimmy, Pagey, Charles Obscure, and S. Flavius Mercurius.

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Diamond Dallas Page is a wrestler. Diamond was born on April 5th, 1956 in Point Pleasant, New Jersey.

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Michael was born on April 7th, 1987 in St Mary's Hospital, London.

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Bettie Page was a model and model (people). Bettie was given the name Bettie Mae Page on April 22nd, 1923 in Nashville, Tennessee, U.S. She left this life on December 11th, 2008.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1881 5 0 5
1887 5 0 5
1888 5 0 5
1890 5 5 0
1891 5 0 5
1892 9 0 9
1898 7 0 7
1900 5 0 5
1909 6 0 6
1910 10 5 5
1911 6 0 6
1912 19 10 9
1913 13 5 8
1914 19 9 10
1915 29 5 24
1916 25 13 12
1917 40 9 31
1918 23 0 23
1919 28 8 20
1920 48 12 36
1921 30 0 30
1922 17 0 17
1923 26 8 18
1924 27 5 22
1925 26 0 26
1926 26 10 16
1927 25 7 18
1928 21 0 21
1929 28 8 20
1930 26 8 18
1931 26 9 17
1932 30 8 22
1933 18 8 10
1934 18 6 12
1935 23 7 16
1936 18 7 11
1937 34 18 16
1938 25 9 16
1939 34 17 17
1940 26 15 11
1941 26 11 15
1942 35 21 14
1943 35 19 16
1944 21 14 7
1945 31 15 16
1946 30 15 15
1947 41 19 22
1948 35 19 16
1949 36 19 17
1950 50 26 24
1951 35 18 17
1952 53 31 22
1953 50 29 21
1954 40 28 12
1955 53 38 15
1956 58 34 24
1957 48 31 17
1958 56 41 15
1959 57 43 14
1960 72 46 26
1961 87 65 22
1962 92 69 23
1963 95 75 20
1964 72 51 21
1965 66 51 15
1966 82 60 22
1967 99 75 24
1968 77 60 17
1969 68 48 20
1970 93 77 16
1971 77 61 16
1972 59 46 13
1973 55 41 14
1974 54 42 12
1975 57 39 18
1976 52 43 9
1977 46 34 12
1978 49 43 6
1979 53 43 10
1980 40 28 12
1981 39 30 9
1982 30 30 0
1983 45 45 0
1984 44 35 9
1985 50 41 9
1986 52 42 10
1987 76 76 0
1988 99 85 14
1989 98 84 14
1990 148 133 15
1991 110 96 14
1992 106 95 11
1993 107 95 12
1994 101 86 15
1995 134 119 15
1996 108 94 14
1997 111 99 12
1998 105 93 12
1999 72 62 10
2000 67 58 9
2001 53 47 6
2002 69 62 7
2003 55 55 0
2004 54 45 9
2005 43 43 0
2006 43 43 0
2007 35 35 0
2008 48 42 6
2009 35 29 6
2010 23 23 0
2011 26 26 0
2012 25 25 0
2013 34 26 8
2014 32 26 6
2015 17 17 0
2016 20 20 0
2017 15 15 0

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Popularity of Page as a first name

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Popularity of Page as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Page U.S.
  White 75.12% 64.26%
  African American 18.93% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.66% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.65% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 2.02% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.62% 16.26%

Of Last Name Page

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

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Fun Facts about the name Page

  • How Popular is the name Page? Page is the 3,615th most popular name of all time. As a last name Page was the 383rd most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Page have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 5,380 babies born with the first name Page in the United States. That's more than enough people named Page to occupy the territory of Montserrat (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 4,922 (as of May 12, 2011).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Page? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1881 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Page first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Page is Tuesday, May 7th, 1867.
  • What year had the most people named Page born? The highest recorded use of the first name Page was in 1990 with a total of 133 babies.
  • Random Page Factoid: According to the 1966 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Page is not a popular baby girl's name in Texas. Imagine that, only 6 babies in Texas have the same name as you in 1966.
  • Weird things about the name Page: Your name in reverse order is Egap. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Geap. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Page? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 82,992 people with the last name Page.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Page? Page was ranked as the 383rd most popular last name but is still less than 0.1% of the population!

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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).
  • 1913 Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary via the Collaborative International Dictionary of English (License)
  • Other Dictionary Sources: WordNet 3.1 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University (License).
  • Wiktionary: Titles and License.
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