Rustin

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2k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Rustin

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  • A user from Canada says the name Rustin is of Persian or Iranian origin and means "Honest".
  • According to a user from Kansas, United States, the name Rustin is of Unknown origin and means "Trustworthy King; Honorable Father".
Other origins: American

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Notable Persons Named Rustin

Rustin was born on June 20th, 1935 in Bend, Oregon. He left this life on April 10th, 2015.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Rustin

Bayard was born on March 17th, 1912 in West Chester, Pennsylvania. He left this life on August 24th, 1987.

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Jean was born on March 3rd, 1928 in Montigny-lès-Metz. He passed away on December 24th, 2013.

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Louis was born in 1880. He passed away in 1954.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1949 5 0 5
1951 5 0 5
1953 10 0 10
1955 6 0 6
1956 9 0 9
1957 6 0 6
1958 8 0 8
1959 40 0 40
1960 29 0 29
1961 17 0 17
1962 17 0 17
1963 15 0 15
1964 12 0 12
1965 14 0 14
1966 16 0 16
1967 17 0 17
1968 25 0 25
1969 27 0 27
1970 38 0 38
1971 36 0 36
1972 38 0 38
1973 38 0 38
1974 63 0 63
1975 59 0 59
1976 60 0 60
1977 56 0 56
1978 66 0 66
1979 87 0 87
1980 85 0 85
1981 72 0 72
1982 77 0 77
1983 71 0 71
1984 60 0 60
1985 53 0 53
1986 63 0 63
1987 60 0 60
1988 61 0 61
1989 53 0 53
1990 61 0 61
1991 49 0 49
1992 44 0 44
1993 35 0 35
1994 35 0 35
1995 43 0 43
1996 25 0 25
1997 27 0 27
1998 35 0 35
1999 35 0 35
2000 27 0 27
2001 27 0 27
2002 32 0 32
2003 30 0 30
2004 24 0 24
2005 23 0 23
2006 34 0 34
2007 32 0 32
2008 36 0 36
2009 30 0 30
2010 24 0 24
2011 40 0 40
2012 30 0 30
2013 44 0 44
2014 48 0 48
2015 53 0 53
2016 47 0 47
2017 43 0 43

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Popularity of Rustin as a first name

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Popularity of Rustin as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Rustin U.S.
  White 69.34% 64.26%
  African American 19.84% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 1.51% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 4.09% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 2.69% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.52% 16.26%

Of Last Name Rustin

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

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Fun Facts about the name Rustin

  • How Popular is the name Rustin? Rustin is the 5,893rd most popular name of all time. As a last name Rustin was the 16,191st most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Rustin have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 2,487 babies born with the first name Rustin in the United States. That's more than enough people named Rustin to occupy the territory of Norfolk Island (Australia) with an estimated population of 2,302 (as of August 9, 2011).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Rustin? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1949 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Rustin first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Rustin is Saturday, September 29th, 1894.
  • What year had the most people named Rustin born? The highest recorded use of the first name Rustin was in 1979 with a total of 87 babies.
  • Random Rustin Factoid: According to the 1981 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Rustin is not a popular baby boy's name in Texas. Imagine that, only 8 babies in Texas have the same name as you in 1981.
  • Weird things about the name Rustin: Your name in reverse order is Nitsur. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Unirst. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Rustin? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 1,784 people with the last name Rustin.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Rustin? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Rustin as their last name since less than 1 person in 167k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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