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Paige

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138k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
20k
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in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Paige

"Paige" is a name of English origin, and it means "Assistant". It's a name commonly given to girls.

Other Dictionary Sources
  1. United States baseball player; a black pitcher noted for his longevity (1906-1982)
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  1. A southern English surname​, a variant of Page.
  2. A female given name of American usage, derived from the surname.
  3. (uncommon) A male given name derived from the surname.

Notable Persons Named Paige

Paige was born on August 17th, 1992 in Norwich, Norfolk, England. Paige is also known as Bevis, Saraya-Jade; Knight, and Britani; Saraya.

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Paige was born on March 26th, 1994 in Dayton, Oregon, U.S. Paige is also known as 12 Gauge.

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Her most notable accomplishments were from 1987 to present. Paige was given the name Jean Paige Turco on May 17th, 1965 in Springfield, Massachusetts.

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Paige O'Hara is an actress, singer, voice actress, and painter. Her most notable accomplishments were from 1983 to present. Paige was given the name Donna Paige Helmintoller on May 10th, 1956 in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida, U.S.

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Paige Howard is an actress and actor. Paige was given the name Paige Carlyle Howard by her parent Ron Howard on February 5th, 1985.

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Paige Hurd is an actress. Her most notable accomplishments were from 2000 to present. Paige was given the name Paige Audrey Marie Hurd on July 20th, 1992 in Dallas, Texas, U.S.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Paige

Paige was born on August 17th, 1992 in Norwich, Norfolk, England. Paige is also known as Bevis, Saraya-Jade; Knight, and Britani; Saraya.

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Elaine Paige is a musician. She was most active from 1964 to present. Elaine was given the name Elaine Jill Bickerstaff on March 5th, 1948.

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Satchel Paige was a baseball player. Satchel was born on July 7th, 1906 in Mobile, Alabama. He breathed his last breath on June 8th, 1982.

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Jason was born on January 6th, 1969.

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Marcus Paige is a basketball player. Marcus was born on September 11th, 1993 in Cedar Rapids, Iowa.

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Yasmin Paige is an actress and actor. She has had major accomplishments since 2003. Yasmin was born on June 24th, 1991 in London, England, United Kingdom.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born Ranking
1914 9 0 9
1915 14 9 5
1916 10 0 10
1917 10 0 10
1918 10 0 10
1919 11 0 11
1920 25 10 15
1921 26 12 14
1922 11 0 11
1923 21 7 14
1924 16 5 11
1925 22 9 13
1926 20 7 13
1927 22 8 14
1928 20 7 13
1929 20 8 12
1930 12 5 7
1931 25 8 17
1932 20 9 11
1933 18 9 9
1934 19 6 13
1935 13 7 6
1936 13 6 7
1937 16 0 16
1938 18 6 12
1939 27 18 9
1940 43 36 7
1941 41 31 10
1942 39 25 14
1943 34 23 11
1944 32 24 8
1945 27 17 10
1946 77 65 12
1947 62 52 10
1948 71 49 22
1949 53 44 9
1950 55 42 13
1951 98 78 20
1952 117 107 10
1953 100 87 13
1954 118 96 22
1955 122 104 18
1956 135 114 21
1957 119 98 21
1958 147 130 17
1959 142 132 10
1960 211 188 23
1961 363 345 18
1962 563 550 13
1963 521 510 11
1964 549 537 12
1965 537 521 16
1966 810 791 19
1967 807 789 18
1968 717 696 21
1969 753 733 20
1970 787 762 25
1971 612 595 17
1972 497 483 14
1973 473 456 17
1974 487 476 11
1975 436 419 17
1976 398 384 14
1977 367 352 15
1978 375 366 9
1979 399 388 11
1980 476 476 0
1981 624 611 13
1982 599 585 14
1983 600 588 12
1984 622 608 14
1985 735 723 12
1986 892 878 14
1987 1,662 1,637 25
1988 1,891 1,861 30
1989 2,417 2,392 25
1990 4,134 4,112 22 #79 girl name
1991 4,536 4,516 20 #76 girl name
1992 5,333 5,302 31 #64 girl name
1993 5,631 5,613 18 #60 girl name
1994 5,222 5,208 14 #63 girl name
1995 5,746 5,733 13 #58 girl name
1996 5,350 5,342 8 #65 girl name
1997 5,038 5,030 8 #64 girl name
1998 4,993 4,975 18 #63 girl name
1999 4,727 4,716 11 #67 girl name
2000 4,626 4,609 17 #69 girl name
2001 4,282 4,272 10 #71 girl name
2002 5,480 5,467 13 #50 girl name
2003 5,761 5,756 5 #47 girl name
2004 5,463 5,437 26 #51 girl name
2005 4,908 4,903 5 #60 girl name
2006 4,276 4,264 12 #77 girl name
2007 3,801 3,791 10 #89 girl name
2008 3,656 3,642 14 #89 girl name
2009 3,408 3,408 0 #97 girl name
2010 3,008 3,008 0 #100 girl name
2011 2,813 2,813 0
2012 2,908 2,908 0
2013 2,573 2,573 0
2014 2,411 2,406 5
2015 2,287 2,287 0
2016 2,041 2,041 0

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Popularity of Paige as a first name

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Popularity of Paige as a last name

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Common last names for Paige

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Paige U.S.
  White 41.68% 64.26%
  African American 52.06% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.52% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.37% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 3.07% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.31% 16.26%

Of Last Name Paige

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

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Fun Facts about the name Paige

  • How Popular is the name Paige? Paige is the 508th most popular name of all time. As a last name Paige was the 1,789th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Paige have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2016, the Social Security Administration has recorded 137,672 babies born with the first name Paige in the United States. That's more than enough people named Paige to occupy the country of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines with an estimated population of 109,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Paige? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1914 when it was given as a first name to 9 new born babies.
  • When was Paige first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Paige is Sunday, May 20th, 1877.
  • What year had the most people named Paige born? The highest recorded use of the first name Paige was in 2003 with a total of 5,756 babies. That's a lot of babies named Paige!
  • Random Paige Factoid: According to the 1994 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Paige ranks 35th in popularity as a baby girl's name in Indiana. Imagine that, 195 babies in Indiana have the same name as you in 1994.
  • Weird things about the name Paige: Your name in reverse order is Egiap. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Paige. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Paige? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 20,063 people with the last name Paige.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Paige? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 7 of them will have Paige as their last name.

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  • Sources:
  • 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).
  • Other Dictionary Sources: WordNet 3.1 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University (License).
  • Wiktionary: Titles and License.
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