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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Revelle

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  • A submission from Pennsylvania, United States says the name Revelle means "To rebel" and is of French origin.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Revelle

Roger Revelle was a scientist. Roger was born on March 7th, 1909 in Seattle. He left this life on July 15th, 1991.


Randy Revelle is a politician. Randy was born on April 26th, 1941 in Seattle, Washington.


Hamilton Revelle was an actor. He was most active from 1890 to 1927. Hamilton was given the name Arthur Hamilton Revelle Engstrom on May 31st, 1872 in Moorish Castle. He passed away on April 11th, 1958.


Douglas Orson ReVelle was a in the fields of aeronomy and meteorite. Douglas was born on December 7th, 1945. He left this life on May 2nd, 2010.


Thomas was born in 1868. He left this life in 1941.


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Popularity of Revelle as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Revelle U.S.
  White 84.83% 64.26%
  African American 8.03% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.41% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 1.30% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 3.33% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.11% 16.26%

Of Last Name Revelle

People with the last name Revelle are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Revelle

  • How Popular is the name Revelle? Revelle is the 75,720th most popular name of all time. As a last name Revelle was the 21,260th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Revelle have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 10 babies born with the first name Revelle in the United States.
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Revelle? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1975 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Revelle first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Revelle is Sunday, August 5th, 1883.
  • What year had the most people named Revelle born? The highest recorded use of the first name Revelle was in 1975 with a total of 5 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Revelle: Your name in reverse order is Ellever. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Relevle. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Revelle? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 1,233 people with the last name Revelle.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Revelle? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Revelle as their last name since less than 1 person in 238k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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