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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Poole

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  1. A town in Dorset, England

Notable Persons Named Poole

Poole was born in 1787 in New Jersey. He died in 1884.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Poole

Elijah Muhammad was a leader of the nation of islam and nation of islam. Elijah was given the name Elijah Robert Poole on October 7th, 1897 in Sandersville, Georgia, U.S. He left this life on February 25th, 1975.


Christopher Poole is an entrepreneur. Christopher was born in 1988 in New York City. Christopher is also known as moot.


Wednesday 13 is a horror punk, heavy metal music, glam metal, and outlaw country musician. He plays Guitar, Bass guitar, Keyboard instrument, and Vocals. He has been prominent since 1992. Wednesday was given the name Joseph Poole on August 12th, 1976 in Lexington, North Carolina. Wednesday is also known as Joe Nothing, Audrey 3, and Buck Bourbon.


Carolynne Poole is a pop, country, and country music musician. She has had major accomplishments since 1998. Carolynne was given the name Carolynne Good on August 5th, 1980 in Leeds, Yorkshire, England.


Regan Poole is a soccer player for the Manchester United F.C., Cardiff City F.C., Newport County A.F.C., and Wales national under-17 football team. Regan was born on June 18th, 1998 in Cardiff, Wales.


James Poole is an athlete for the Salford City F.C., Macclesfield Town F.C., Manchester City F.C. Reserves, Academy, Manchester City F.C., Bury F.C., Hartlepool United F.C., and Dover Athletic F.C. James was born on March 20th, 1990 in Stockport, England.


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Popularity of Poole as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Poole U.S.
  White 72.56% 64.26%
  African American 22.71% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.48% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.42% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.97% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 1.85% 16.26%

Of Last Name Poole

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

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Fun Facts about the name Poole

  • How Popular is the name Poole? As a last name Poole was the 604th most popular name in 2010.
  • When was the first name Poole first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Poole is Monday, March 10th, 1879.
  • How unique is the name Poole? From 1880 to 2017 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Poole. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Poole: Your name in reverse order is Eloop. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Epool. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Poole? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 56,226 people with the last name Poole.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Poole? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 19 of them will have Poole as their last name.

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