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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Randal

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  1. A male given name, a spelling variant of Randall, derived from Randolph.

Notable Persons Named Randal

Randy Brecker is a jazz, jazz fusion, funk, rhythm, blues, and rock music musician. He plays Trumpet and Flugelhorn. Randy was given the name Randal Edward Brecker on November 27th, 1945 in United States.

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Randal was born in 1971 in Philadelphia.

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Randal Kleiser is a film director and screenwriter. Randal was given the name John Randal Kleiser on July 20th, 1946 in Philadelphia.

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Joey Cape is a punk rock, skate punk, alternative rock, indie rock, folk punk, and alternative country musician. He was most active from 1989 to present. Joey was given the name Randal Joseph Cape on November 16th, 1966.

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Randal L. Schwartz is a programmer, author, instructor, and teacher. Randal was born on November 22nd, 1961. Randal is also known as merlyn (internet handle).

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Randal Grichuk is an athlete for the St. Louis Cardinals. Randal was born on August 13th, 1991 in Rosenberg, Texas.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Randal

Allison Randal is a programmer and author.

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His military service ended in 1854. Horace was born on January 4th, 1833 in McNairy County, Tennessee. He passed away on May 2nd, 1864.

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Jonathan was born in 1933.

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Hakon was born on July 9th, 1930 in Gulen. He left this life on July 22nd, 2012.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1909 9 0 9
1912 7 0 7
1913 6 0 6
1914 14 0 14
1915 19 0 19
1916 19 0 19
1917 14 0 14
1918 23 0 23
1919 15 0 15
1920 19 0 19
1921 19 0 19
1922 24 0 24
1923 24 0 24
1924 21 0 21
1925 15 0 15
1926 28 0 28
1927 16 0 16
1928 23 0 23
1929 19 0 19
1930 33 0 33
1931 19 0 19
1932 34 0 34
1933 21 0 21
1934 22 0 22
1935 36 0 36
1936 35 0 35
1937 31 0 31
1938 51 0 51
1939 52 0 52
1940 51 0 51
1941 71 0 71
1942 63 0 63
1943 87 0 87
1944 103 0 103
1945 121 0 121
1946 188 0 188
1947 267 0 267
1948 306 0 306
1949 455 5 450
1950 488 0 488
1951 663 0 663
1952 730 0 730
1953 769 0 769
1954 895 0 895
1955 1,124 0 1,124
1956 1,322 0 1,322
1957 1,452 0 1,452
1958 1,477 0 1,477
1959 1,441 6 1,435
1960 1,274 0 1,274
1961 1,160 6 1,154
1962 1,022 5 1,017
1963 914 0 914
1964 822 0 822
1965 690 0 690
1966 690 0 690
1967 665 6 659
1968 590 0 590
1969 575 0 575
1970 559 0 559
1971 451 0 451
1972 383 0 383
1973 357 0 357
1974 299 0 299
1975 302 0 302
1976 260 0 260
1977 272 0 272
1978 246 0 246
1979 237 0 237
1980 234 0 234
1981 275 0 275
1982 253 0 253
1983 231 0 231
1984 231 0 231
1985 262 0 262
1986 269 37 232
1987 260 24 236
1988 239 11 228
1989 243 7 236
1990 207 8 199
1991 185 5 180
1992 152 0 152
1993 170 5 165
1994 143 7 136
1995 113 0 113
1996 79 0 79
1997 108 0 108
1998 90 0 90
1999 95 0 95
2000 70 0 70
2001 54 0 54
2002 72 0 72
2003 52 0 52
2004 58 0 58
2005 40 0 40
2006 56 0 56
2007 55 0 55
2008 47 0 47
2009 28 0 28
2010 44 0 44
2011 37 0 37
2012 27 0 27
2013 27 0 27
2014 30 0 30
2015 40 0 40
2016 24 0 24
2017 27 0 27

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Popularity of Randal as a first name

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Popularity of Randal as a last name

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Common last names for Randal

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  • Miller
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  • Edwards
  • Morgan

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Randal U.S.
  White 62.91% 64.26%
  African American 29.70% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 2.63% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 3.38% 16.26%

Of Last Name Randal

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

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Fun Facts about the name Randal

  • How Popular is the name Randal? Randal is the 1,405th most popular name of all time. As a last name Randal was the 29,550th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Randal have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 29,136 babies born with the first name Randal in the United States. That's more than enough people named Randal to occupy the territory of Aland Islands (Finland) with an estimated population of 28,355 (as of December 31, 2011).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Randal? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1909 when it was given as a first name to 9 new born babies.
  • When was Randal first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Randal is Monday, August 21st, 1876.
  • What year had the most people named Randal born? The highest recorded use of the first name Randal was in 1958 with a total of 1,477 babies. That's a lot of babies named Randal!
  • Random Randal Factoid: According to the 1956 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Randal ranks 77th in popularity as a baby boy's name in Hawaii. Imagine that, 27 babies in Hawaii have the same name as you in 1956.
  • Weird things about the name Randal: Your name in reverse order is Ladnar. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Nrdlaa. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Randal? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 798 people with the last name Randal.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Randal? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Randal as their last name since less than 1 person in 370k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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