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in the U.S.
since 1880
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in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

What does the name Pinkston mean? Find out below.

Origin and Meaning of Pinkston

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Alt. Meaning

P is for peer, you have few equals.

I is for inclusive, never leaving others out

N is for nice, need I say more?

K is for knowledge, an avid learner

S is for strength, there when needed.

T is for thoughtful, the caring you.

O is for original, one of a kind!

N is for normal, step outside of the box!

Notable Persons With the Last Name Pinkston

Ryan Pinkston is an actor, model, and model (people). He has been prominent since 2002. Ryan was given the name Ryan James Pinkston on February 8th, 1988 in Silver Spring, Maryland, U.S.


Rob Pinkston is an actor. His career lasted from 2003 to 2010. Rob was given the name William Robert Pinkston IV on January 30th, 1988 in Atlanta, Georgia, U.S.


JayVaughn Pinkston is a basketball player. JayVaughn was born on November 27th, 1991 in Brooklyn.


Todd Pinkston is a football player. His career lasted from 2000 to 2005. Todd was born on April 23rd, 1977 in Forest, Mississippi.


Randall Pinkston is a journalist and anchorman. Randall was born on March 3rd, 1950 in Yazoo County, Mississippi.


Jason Pinkston is a football player. His most notable accomplishments were from 2011 to 2013. Jason was born on September 5th, 1987 in Pittsburgh.


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Popularity of Pinkston as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Pinkston U.S.
  White 67.31% 64.26%
  African American 27.56% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.30% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.49% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 2.06% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.27% 16.26%

Of Last Name Pinkston

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

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Fun Facts about the name Pinkston

  • How Popular is the name Pinkston? As a last name Pinkston was the 4,292nd most popular name in 2010.
  • When was the first name Pinkston first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Pinkston is Tuesday, July 17th, 1888.
  • How unique is the name Pinkston? From 1880 to 2017 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Pinkston. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Pinkston: Your name in reverse order is Notsknip. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Ntnikops. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Pinkston? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 8,291 people with the last name Pinkston.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Pinkston? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 3 of them will have Pinkston as their last name.

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