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Roscoe

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1880 90 0 90
1881 102 0 102
1882 81 0 81
1883 92 0 92
1884 92 0 92
1885 98 0 98
1886 88 0 88
1887 102 0 102
1888 141 0 141
1889 83 0 83
1890 99 0 99
1891 71 0 71
1892 96 0 96
1893 88 0 88
1894 90 0 90
1895 91 0 91
1896 84 0 84
1897 74 0 74
1898 73 0 73
1899 84 0 84
1900 96 0 96
1901 87 0 87
1902 90 0 90
1903 69 0 69
1904 98 0 98
1905 87 0 87
1906 90 0 90
1907 95 0 95
1908 97 0 97
1909 107 0 107
1910 136 0 136
1911 127 0 127
1912 264 0 264
1913 301 0 301
1914 361 0 361
1915 505 0 505
1916 494 0 494
1917 468 0 468
1918 561 0 561
1919 586 0 586
1920 605 0 605
1921 549 0 549
1922 505 0 505
1923 476 0 476
1924 444 0 444
1925 454 0 454
1926 405 0 405
1927 379 5 374
1928 342 0 342
1929 349 0 349
1930 354 0 354
1931 260 0 260
1932 267 0 267
1933 270 0 270
1934 273 0 273
1935 237 0 237
1936 241 0 241
1937 221 0 221
1938 223 0 223
1939 232 0 232
1940 213 0 213
1941 277 0 277
1942 227 0 227
1943 242 0 242
1944 249 0 249
1945 226 0 226
1946 222 0 222
1947 226 0 226
1948 235 0 235
1949 207 0 207
1950 234 0 234
1951 210 0 210
1952 232 0 232
1953 201 0 201
1954 184 0 184
1955 171 0 171
1956 177 0 177
1957 189 0 189
1958 154 0 154
1959 174 0 174
1960 157 0 157
1961 131 0 131
1962 137 0 137
1963 123 0 123
1964 112 0 112
1965 91 0 91
1966 109 0 109
1967 91 0 91
1968 84 0 84
1969 76 0 76
1970 89 0 89
1971 74 0 74
1972 75 0 75
1973 72 0 72
1974 85 0 85
1975 66 0 66
1976 85 0 85
1977 73 0 73
1978 81 0 81
1979 70 0 70
1980 77 0 77
1981 80 0 80
1982 75 0 75
1983 71 0 71
1984 56 0 56
1985 52 0 52
1986 68 0 68
1987 53 0 53
1988 45 0 45
1989 58 0 58
1990 44 0 44
1991 49 0 49
1992 45 0 45
1993 31 0 31
1994 40 0 40
1995 34 0 34
1996 22 0 22
1997 22 0 22
1998 25 0 25
1999 32 0 32
2000 33 0 33
2001 30 0 30
2002 36 0 36
2003 35 0 35
2004 40 0 40
2005 38 0 38
2006 29 0 29
2007 33 0 33
2008 47 0 47
2009 42 0 42
2010 44 0 44
2011 47 0 47
2012 55 0 55
2013 60 0 60
2014 70 0 70
2015 71 0 71

Fun Facts about the name Roscoe

  • How many people with the first name Roscoe have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 21,444 babies born with the first name Roscoe in the United States. That's more than enough people named Roscoe to occupy the territory of Caribbean Netherlands (the Netherlands) with an estimated population of 21,133 (as of January 1, 2011).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Roscoe? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given as a first name to 90 new born babies.
  • When was Roscoe first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Roscoe is Tuesday, May 4th, 1869.
  • What year had the most people named Roscoe born? The highest recorded use of the first name Roscoe was in 1920 with a total of 605 babies.
  • Random Roscoe Factoid: According to the 1915 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Roscoe ranks 102nd in popularity as a baby boy's name in Kentucky. Imagine that, 35 babies in Kentucky have the same name as you in 1915.
  • Weird things about the name Roscoe: Your name in reverse order is Eocsor. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Soceor. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Roscoe? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 5,152 people with the last name Roscoe.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Roscoe? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 2 of them will have Roscoe as their last name.

Where is the name Roscoe popular?

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Popularity of Roscoe as a first name

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Popularity of Roscoe as a last name

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Common last names for Roscoe

  • Smith
  • Williams
  • Johnson
  • Brown
  • Jones
  • Davis
  • Miller
  • Moore
  • Wilson
  • Taylor
  • Anderson
  • Thomas
  • Harris
  • Wright
  • White
  • Thompson
  • Baker
  • Robinson

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Roscoe U.S.
  White 70.07% 64.26%
  African American 25.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.60% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.41% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 2.19% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 1.73% 16.26%

Of Last Name Roscoe

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

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

Have you been wondering what does the name "Roscoe" mean? The list below shows the origins of Roscoe as well as things modernly associated with the name Roscoe such as celebrities named Roscoe.

English

Origin and Meaning of Roscoe

The name "Roscoe" is of English origin, and it means "From the deer forest". It's a name commonly given to boys.

Wiktionary
  1. (slang) A handgun, particularly a revolver.

Notable Persons With the Name Roscoe

Roscoe Arbuckle

Roscoe Arbuckle was an actor, comedian, director, and screenwriter. He was most active from 1904 to 1933. Roscoe was given the name Roscoe Conkling Arbuckle on March 24th, 1887 in Smith Center, Kansas, U.S. Roscoe is also known as Fatty Arbuckle and William Goodrich. He passed away on June 29th, 1933.

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Roscoe Lee Browne

Roscoe Lee Browne was an actor and stage director. He was most active from 1960 to 2007. Roscoe was born on May 2nd, 1922 in Woodbury, New Jersey, U.S. He breathed his last breath on April 11th, 2007.

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Rocky Carroll

Rocky Carroll is an actor. He was most active from 1989 to present. Rocky was given the name Roscoe Carroll on July 8th, 1963 in Cincinnati, Ohio, U.S. Rocky is also known as Carroll and Roscoe.

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Roscoe Orman

Roscoe Orman is an actor, entertainer, and writer. He was most active from 1962 to present. Roscoe was given the name Roscoe Hunter Orman on June 11th, 1944 in The Bronx, New York, U.S. Roscoe is also known as Roscoe H. Orman and Roscoe H Orman.

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Roscoe Conkling

Roscoe Conkling was an office holder. Roscoe was born on October 30th, 1829 in Albany, New York. He passed away on April 18th, 1888.

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Roscoe Pound

Roscoe Pound was a scientist in the fields of botany and law. Roscoe was born on October 27th, 1870 in Lincoln, Nebraska. He left this life on June 30th, 1964.

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  • Roscoe Tanner
    (tennis player)
  • Roscoe Brown
    (famed somebody)
  • Roscoe Mitchell
    (musician)
  • Roscoe Bartlett
    (congressman)
  • Roscoe Karns
    (actor)
  • Roscoe Turner
    (aviator)
  • Roscoe Barnett Woodruff
    (influential individual)
  • Roscoe Charles Wilson
    (famed human)
  • Roscoe C. Patterson
    (office holder)
  • Roscoe Brady
    (american biochemist)
  • Roscoe C. McCulloch
    (office holder)
  • Roscoe Simmons
    (journalist)
  • Roscoe Carlyle Buley
    (notable somebody)
  • Roscoe Channing
    (football player)

Notable Persons With the Last Name Roscoe

Freddie Roscoe

Freddie Roscoe is a notable human.

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Robbie Roscoe

Robbie Roscoe is an important human.

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Sir Henry Enfield Roscoe

Sir Henry Enfield Roscoe was a scientist. Henry was born on January 7th, 1833 in London. They breathed their last breath on December 18th, 1915.

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Martin Roscoe

Martin Roscoe is a famed human. Martin was born on August 3rd, 1952.

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Bill Roscoe

Bill Roscoe is a scientist in the field of computer science. Bill was born in Dundee.

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Theodore Roscoe

Theodore Roscoe was an adventure fiction, fantasy, and history author. Theodore was born in 20 in Rochester, New York, United States. He left this life on May 29th, 1992.

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What does the name Roscoe mean?

Ris for relish, you seek a challenge.

Ois for outgoing, so sociable are you

Sis for serene, your calm time.

Cis for cuddle, those intimate moments you cherish.

Ois for openness, it's refreshing!

Eis for eternal, your spirit will live.

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Sources: 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). 1913 Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary via the Collaborative International Dictionary of English (License). Wiktionary: Titles and License. Notable persons via Wikipedia: Titles and License. Click each image for the attribution information.

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