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Meaning and Origin

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  1. United States suffragist and feminist; called for reform of the practices that perpetuated sexual inequality (1815-1902)
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  1. Any of several placenames in England from Saxon words meaning stone and enclosure
  2. A habitational surname from either of these places
  3. (rare) A male given name transferred from the surname.

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Stanton T. Friedman is a ufology, physics, ufologist, and physicist. Stanton was born on July 29th, 1934.

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Stanton Moore is an alternative rock, jazz-funk, blues, heavy metal music, and funk rock musician. He plays Drum kit. He has been prominent since 1990. Stanton was born on July 9th, 1972.

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Stanton Macdonald-Wright was an artist in the fields of abstract art and painting. Stanton was born on July 8th, 1890 in Charlottesville, Virginia. He breathed his last breath on August 22nd, 1973.

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Stanton Arnold Glantz is a in the fields of cardiology and public health. Stanton was born in 1946 in Cleveland.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Stanton

Harry Dean Stanton is an actor, musician, and singer. He was most prominent from 1954 to present. Harry was born on July 14th, 1926 in West Irvine, Kentucky, United States.

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Elizabeth Cady Stanton was a writer, suffragist, women's rights activist, abolitionist, women's suffrage, women's rights, and abolitionism in the united states. Elizabeth was given the name Elizabeth Cady by her parent Daniel Cady on November 12th, 1815 in Johnstown (city), New York. She passed away on October 26th, 1902.

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Andrew Stanton is a director, producer, screenwriter, voice actor, film director, and voice acting. He was most prominent from 1987 to present. Andrew was born on December 3rd, 1965 in Rockport, Massachusetts, U.S.

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Giancarlo Stanton is an athlete for the Miami Marlins. He has been prominent since 2010.

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James "Jim Sterling" Stanton is a video game critic, web video producer, livestreamer, video game journalism, and livestream. James was born on January 1st, 1984 in United Kingdom.

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Brandon Stanton is a photographer, blog, and blogger. Brandon was born Brandon Stanton on March 1st, 1984 in Marietta, Georgia.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1880 6 0 6
1881 6 0 6
1882 5 0 5
1884 5 0 5
1888 6 0 6
1889 5 0 5
1890 9 0 9
1891 8 0 8
1892 5 0 5
1893 8 0 8
1897 6 0 6
1898 6 0 6
1899 5 0 5
1901 8 0 8
1904 6 0 6
1906 6 0 6
1907 11 0 11
1908 10 0 10
1909 8 0 8
1910 13 0 13
1911 13 0 13
1912 25 0 25
1913 43 0 43
1914 54 0 54
1915 58 0 58
1916 51 0 51
1917 69 0 69
1918 72 0 72
1919 69 0 69
1920 91 0 91
1921 69 0 69
1922 65 0 65
1923 70 0 70
1924 91 0 91
1925 77 0 77
1926 76 0 76
1927 94 0 94
1928 72 0 72
1929 76 0 76
1930 56 0 56
1931 68 0 68
1932 76 0 76
1933 72 0 72
1934 60 0 60
1935 61 0 61
1936 63 0 63
1937 63 0 63
1938 66 0 66
1939 58 0 58
1940 71 0 71
1941 68 0 68
1942 73 0 73
1943 60 0 60
1944 61 0 61
1945 71 0 71
1946 86 0 86
1947 104 0 104
1948 80 0 80
1949 112 0 112
1950 108 0 108
1951 107 0 107
1952 108 0 108
1953 98 0 98
1954 115 0 115
1955 95 0 95
1956 90 0 90
1957 95 0 95
1958 85 0 85
1959 77 0 77
1960 81 0 81
1961 75 0 75
1962 78 0 78
1963 88 0 88
1964 63 0 63
1965 67 0 67
1966 46 0 46
1967 65 0 65
1968 66 0 66
1969 74 0 74
1970 63 0 63
1971 64 0 64
1972 52 0 52
1973 59 0 59
1974 38 0 38
1975 44 0 44
1976 32 0 32
1977 33 0 33
1978 53 0 53
1979 39 0 39
1980 29 0 29
1981 43 0 43
1982 48 0 48
1983 54 0 54
1984 51 0 51
1985 53 0 53
1986 58 0 58
1987 54 0 54
1988 54 0 54
1989 57 0 57
1990 53 0 53
1991 61 0 61
1992 78 0 78
1993 48 0 48
1994 58 0 58
1995 58 0 58
1996 41 0 41
1997 50 0 50
1998 35 0 35
1999 40 0 40
2000 37 0 37
2001 36 0 36
2002 22 0 22
2003 25 0 25
2004 30 0 30
2005 22 0 22
2006 26 0 26
2007 21 0 21
2008 35 0 35
2009 25 0 25
2010 19 0 19
2011 27 0 27
2012 33 0 33
2013 29 0 29
2014 34 0 34
2015 28 0 28
2016 43 0 43
2017 32 0 32

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Popularity of Stanton as a first name

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Popularity of Stanton as a last name

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Common last names for Stanton

  • Smith
  • Jones
  • Johnson
  • Miller
  • Davis
  • Williams
  • White
  • Wilson
  • Phillips
  • Anderson
  • Cook
  • Carter
  • Long

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Stanton U.S.
  White 82.89% 64.26%
  African American 11.56% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.71% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.59% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.90% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.36% 16.26%

Of Last Name Stanton

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

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Fun Facts about the name Stanton

  • How Popular is the name Stanton? Stanton is the 3,215th most popular name of all time. As a last name Stanton was the 968th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Stanton have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 6,511 babies born with the first name Stanton in the United States. That's more than enough people named Stanton to occupy the territory of Saint Pierre and Miquelon (France) with an estimated population of 6,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Stanton? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Stanton first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Stanton is Saturday, December 5th, 1868.
  • What year had the most people named Stanton born? The highest recorded use of the first name Stanton was in 1954 with a total of 115 babies.
  • Random Stanton Factoid: According to the 1938 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Stanton ranks 106th in popularity as a baby boy's name in Vermont. Imagine that, 5 babies in Vermont have the same name as you in 1938.
  • Weird things about the name Stanton: Your name in reverse order is Notnats. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Otnatsn. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Stanton? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 35,997 people with the last name Stanton.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Stanton? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 12 of them will have Stanton 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).
  • Other Dictionary Sources: WordNet 3.1 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University (License).
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