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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Poplin

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Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
noun Pop"lin
A fabric of many varieties, usually made of silk and worsted, -- used especially for women's dresses.

Etymology: F. popeline papeline

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  1. A ribbed fabric used in clothing and upholstery

Notable Persons With the Last Name Poplin

Jack Poplin was an art director. His career lasted from 1950 to 1988. Jack was born on November 18th, 1920 in Los Angeles. Jack is also known as John S. Poplin and Jr.. He left this life on October 15th, 2007.


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Popularity of Poplin as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Poplin U.S.
  White 94.12% 64.26%
  African American 0.76% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.59% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 1.43% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.43% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 1.68% 16.26%

Of Last Name Poplin

People with the last name Poplin are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Poplin

  • How Popular is the name Poplin? As a last name Poplin was the 12,921st most popular name in 2010.
  • When was the first name Poplin first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Poplin is Wednesday, July 5th, 1899.
  • How unique is the name Poplin? From 1880 to 2017 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Poplin. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Poplin: Your name in reverse order is Nilpop. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Poilpn. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Poplin? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 2,379 people with the last name Poplin.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Poplin? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Poplin as their last name since less than 1 person in 123k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (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).
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