Randall

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198k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
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in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Randall

"Randall" is a name of English origin, and it means "Shield wolf". It's a name commonly given to boys.

Wiktionary

Middle English variant of Randolph, preserved as a surname and revived in the twentieth century.

  1. A male given name
  2. A patronymic surname​.

Notable Persons Named Randall

Randall Flagg is a fictional character. Randall is also known as Walter Padick, Walter o'Dim, Marten Broadcloak, Russell Faraday, Richard Fannin, Richard Freemantle, Rudin Filaro, The Covenant Man, Richard Fry, Robert Franq, Ramsey Forrest, and Nyarlathotep.

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Randall Park is an actor, comedian, director, and writer. He has been prominent since 2003. Randall was born on March 23rd, 1974 in Los Angeles, California, U.S.

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Randy Newman is a soft rock, roots rock, comedy rock, and film score musician. His ongoing career started in 1961. Randy was given the name Randall Stuart Newman on November 28th, 1943 in Los Angeles, California, U.S.

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James Randi is a magician, illusionist, writer, and skeptic. James was given the name Randall James Hamilton Zwinge on August 7th, 1928 in Toronto.

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Hank Williams Jr. is a country music, outlaw country, southern rock, country rock, blues rock, and blues musician. He plays Guitar, bass guitar, keyboards, harmonica, saxophone, drums, piano, Double bass, Steel guitar, Banjo, Fiddle, and Dobro. He has been prominent since 1957. Hank was given the name Randall Hank Williams on May 26th, 1949 in Shreveport, Louisiana, United States.

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Randy Jackson is a rock music, pop music, contemporary r&b, jazz, and jazz fusion musician. His ongoing career started in 1983. Randy was given the name Randall Darius Jackson on June 23rd, 1956 in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, United States.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Randall

Ethan Embry is an actor. He was most active from 1991 to present. Ethan was given the name Ethan Philan Randall on June 13th, 1978 in , U.S.

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Tony Randall was an actor. He was most prominent from 1940 to 2004. Tony was given the name Arthur Leonard Rosenberg on February 26th, 1920 in Tulsa, Oklahoma, U.S. He died on May 17th, 2004.

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Lisa Randall is a scientist in the field of physics. Lisa was born on June 18th, 1962 in Queens.

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Connor Randall is a soccer player for the Liverpool F.C., Shrewsbury Town F.C., and England national under-17 football team. Connor was born on October 21st, 1995 in Liverpool.

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Suze Randall is an artist. Suze was given the name Susan E Randall on May 18th, 1946 in Worcester, England.

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She was most active from 1955 to 1967. Sue was given the name Marion Burnside Randall on October 8th, 1935 in Philadelphia. She left this life on October 26th, 1984.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born Ranking
1880 8 0 8
1881 9 0 9
1882 14 0 14
1883 12 0 12
1884 11 0 11
1886 7 0 7
1887 9 0 9
1888 6 0 6
1889 13 0 13
1890 6 0 6
1891 7 0 7
1892 6 0 6
1893 11 0 11
1894 11 0 11
1895 8 0 8
1896 10 0 10
1897 13 0 13
1898 12 0 12
1899 5 0 5
1900 17 0 17
1901 8 0 8
1902 16 0 16
1903 14 0 14
1904 18 0 18
1905 6 0 6
1906 10 0 10
1907 22 0 22
1908 32 0 32
1909 14 0 14
1910 21 0 21
1911 33 0 33
1912 57 0 57
1913 97 0 97
1914 111 0 111
1915 156 0 156
1916 156 0 156
1917 157 0 157
1918 185 0 185
1919 167 0 167
1920 171 0 171
1921 175 0 175
1922 166 0 166
1923 193 0 193
1924 193 0 193
1925 204 0 204
1926 230 0 230
1927 219 0 219
1928 197 0 197
1929 210 5 205
1930 240 0 240
1931 209 0 209
1932 219 0 219
1933 233 0 233
1934 277 0 277
1935 288 0 288
1936 277 0 277
1937 355 0 355
1938 411 0 411
1939 507 0 507
1940 530 0 530
1941 633 0 633
1942 765 5 760
1943 1,033 7 1,026
1944 1,253 11 1,242
1945 1,406 12 1,394
1946 2,080 15 2,065
1947 2,811 25 2,786
1948 3,202 22 3,180 #98 boy name
1949 4,186 25 4,161 #79 boy name
1950 4,878 35 4,843 #70 boy name
1951 5,556 20 5,536 #66 boy name
1952 5,917 20 5,897 #62 boy name
1953 5,978 15 5,963 #64 boy name
1954 6,555 18 6,537 #55 boy name
1955 6,705 25 6,680 #53 boy name
1956 6,916 17 6,899 #54 boy name
1957 6,702 25 6,677 #59 boy name
1958 6,336 27 6,309 #63 boy name
1959 7,081 18 7,063 #59 boy name
1960 7,191 27 7,164 #59 boy name
1961 6,611 25 6,586 #63 boy name
1962 6,248 18 6,230 #65 boy name
1963 5,997 25 5,972 #66 boy name
1964 5,527 16 5,511 #66 boy name
1965 4,771 13 4,758 #73 boy name
1966 4,463 14 4,449 #70 boy name
1967 4,088 21 4,067 #72 boy name
1968 3,773 20 3,753 #79 boy name
1969 3,591 23 3,568 #85 boy name
1970 3,292 22 3,270 #100 boy name
1971 3,116 16 3,100
1972 2,377 21 2,356
1973 2,179 7 2,172
1974 2,126 10 2,116
1975 2,142 14 2,128
1976 1,999 15 1,984
1977 1,937 13 1,924
1978 1,988 15 1,973
1979 2,032 16 2,016
1980 2,042 17 2,025
1981 2,028 18 2,010
1982 2,135 21 2,114
1983 2,083 19 2,064
1984 1,860 15 1,845
1985 1,938 29 1,909
1986 1,981 93 1,888
1987 1,906 74 1,832
1988 1,831 38 1,793
1989 1,873 25 1,848
1990 1,626 24 1,602
1991 1,488 7 1,481
1992 1,247 16 1,231
1993 1,196 9 1,187
1994 1,074 11 1,063
1995 905 7 898
1996 831 6 825
1997 763 0 763
1998 656 5 651
1999 626 7 619
2000 543 0 543
2001 509 0 509
2002 448 5 443
2003 449 6 443
2004 404 5 399
2005 374 0 374
2006 380 0 380
2007 334 0 334
2008 336 0 336
2009 308 0 308
2010 251 0 251
2011 248 0 248
2012 245 0 245
2013 260 0 260
2014 235 0 235
2015 193 0 193
2016 190 0 190

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Popularity of Randall as a first name

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Popularity of Randall as a last name

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Common last names for Randall

  • Smith
  • Johnson
  • Jones
  • Miller
  • Williams
  • Brown
  • Davis
  • Thompson
  • Wilson
  • Martin
  • Moore
  • Thomas
  • White
  • Clark
  • Hill
  • Taylor
  • Walker
  • Harris
  • Jackson

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Randall U.S.
  White 74.65% 64.26%
  African American 19.07% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.64% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 1.16% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 2.17% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.30% 16.26%

Of Last Name Randall

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

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Fun Facts about the name Randall

  • How Popular is the name Randall? Randall is the 372nd most popular name of all time. As a last name Randall was the 621st most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Randall have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2016, the Social Security Administration has recorded 198,216 babies born with the first name Randall in the United States. That's more than enough people named Randall to occupy the country of Samoa with an estimated population of 186,340 (as of November 7, 2011).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Randall? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given as a first name to 8 new born babies.
  • When was Randall first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Randall is Friday, February 14th, 1868.
  • What year had the most people named Randall born? The highest recorded use of the first name Randall was in 1960 with a total of 7,164 babies. That's a lot of babies named Randall!
  • Random Randall Factoid: According to the 1957 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Randall ranks 34th in popularity as a baby boy's name in Iowa. Imagine that, 229 babies in Iowa have the same name as you in 1957.
  • Weird things about the name Randall: Your name in reverse order is Lladnar. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Arnladl. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Randall? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 54,764 people with the last name Randall.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Randall? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 19 of them will have Randall as their last name.

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  • 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).
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