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Fun Facts about the name Singleton

  • How many people with the first name Singleton have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 77 babies born with the first name Singleton in the United States. That's more than enough people named Singleton to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Singleton? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1891 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Singleton first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Singleton is Sunday, January 3rd, 1875.
  • What year had the most people named Singleton born? The highest recorded use of the first name Singleton was in 1919 with a total of 10 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Singleton: Your name in reverse order is Notelgnis. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Seltinogn. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Singleton? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 54,621 people with the last name Singleton.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Singleton? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 19 of them will have Singleton as their last name.
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Popularity of Singleton as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Singleton U.S.
  White 45.91% 64.26%
  African American 48.62% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.38% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.41% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 2.48% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.20% 16.26%

Of Last Name Singleton

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

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

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

Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
noun Sin"gle*ton
In certain games at cards, as whist, a single card of any suit held at the deal by a player; as, to lead a singleton .
Other Dictionary Sources
  1. The playing card that is the only card in a suit held in a bridge hand as initially dealt
  2. A set containing a single member
  3. A single object (as distinguished from a pair)

From single +‎ -ton, probably following the model of simpleton.

  1. (playing cards) A playing card that is the only one of its suit in a hand, especially at bridge.
  2. A single object, especially one of a group.
  3. (computing) A class that may not be instantiated more than once, i.e. that implements the singleton design pattern.
  4. (mathematics) A set with exactly one element.
  5. A child or animal that is born singly, not as a twin or other multiple birth.
  6. A person without a romantic partner.

singleton was also found in the following language(s): Dutch and Portuguese

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Singleton

John Singleton

John Singleton is a film director. John was born in 1968 as John Daniel Singleton in Los Angeles, California, U.S.


Penny Singleton

Penny was born in 1908 as Marianna Dorothy Agnes Letitia McNulty in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S.


Sasha Singleton

Sasha was born in 1978.


What does the name Singleton mean?

Sis for special, you are, you know!

Iis for intellect, your high capacity for knowledge

Nis for normal, step outside of the box!

Gis for glow, the warmth of your smile.

Lis for luxury, the luxury of your smile.

Eis for easy going, no ruffles here.

Tis for try, as hard as you can

Ois for ornate, nothing plain here!

Nis for nurturing, to all that need help

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