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Theron

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1880 7 0 7
1882 10 0 10
1883 11 0 11
1884 8 0 8
1887 8 0 8
1888 8 0 8
1889 11 0 11
1890 5 0 5
1891 6 0 6
1892 8 0 8
1893 8 0 8
1894 15 0 15
1895 11 0 11
1896 6 0 6
1897 16 0 16
1898 16 0 16
1899 10 0 10
1900 8 0 8
1901 10 0 10
1902 12 0 12
1903 19 0 19
1904 14 0 14
1905 11 0 11
1906 22 0 22
1907 15 0 15
1908 26 0 26
1909 30 0 30
1910 38 0 38
1911 38 0 38
1912 76 0 76
1913 78 0 78
1914 113 0 113
1915 148 0 148
1916 118 0 118
1917 135 0 135
1918 138 0 138
1919 150 0 150
1920 146 0 146
1921 151 0 151
1922 144 0 144
1923 123 0 123
1924 153 0 153
1925 124 5 119
1926 117 0 117
1927 94 0 94
1928 113 0 113
1929 101 6 95
1930 109 0 109
1931 118 0 118
1932 106 0 106
1933 95 0 95
1934 107 0 107
1935 85 0 85
1936 96 0 96
1937 93 0 93
1938 95 0 95
1939 111 0 111
1940 91 0 91
1941 117 0 117
1942 121 0 121
1943 113 0 113
1944 103 0 103
1945 113 0 113
1946 108 0 108
1947 103 0 103
1948 97 0 97
1949 104 0 104
1950 97 0 97
1951 91 0 91
1952 88 0 88
1953 100 0 100
1954 89 0 89
1955 77 0 77
1956 87 0 87
1957 110 0 110
1958 96 0 96
1959 87 0 87
1960 171 0 171
1961 143 0 143
1962 147 0 147
1963 125 0 125
1964 137 0 137
1965 96 0 96
1966 180 0 180
1967 163 0 163
1968 162 0 162
1969 159 0 159
1970 153 0 153
1971 153 0 153
1972 158 0 158
1973 172 0 172
1974 160 0 160
1975 148 0 148
1976 126 0 126
1977 148 0 148
1978 130 0 130
1979 134 0 134
1980 118 0 118
1981 111 0 111
1982 101 0 101
1983 123 0 123
1984 96 0 96
1985 94 0 94
1986 102 0 102
1987 107 0 107
1988 115 0 115
1989 116 0 116
1990 109 0 109
1991 100 0 100
1992 119 0 119
1993 101 0 101
1994 113 0 113
1995 106 0 106
1996 99 0 99
1997 92 0 92
1998 101 0 101
1999 90 0 90
2000 108 0 108
2001 103 5 98
2002 101 0 101
2003 97 0 97
2004 117 5 112
2005 119 6 113
2006 134 0 134
2007 105 0 105
2008 95 0 95
2009 97 0 97
2010 96 0 96
2011 87 0 87
2012 106 5 101
2013 86 0 86
2014 98 0 98
2015 98 0 98

Fun Facts about the name Theron

  • How many people with the first name Theron have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 12,361 babies born with the first name Theron in the United States. That's more than enough people named Theron to occupy the country of Tuvalu with an estimated population of 10,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Theron? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given as a first name to 7 new born babies.
  • When was Theron first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Theron is Tuesday, December 13th, 1864.
  • What year had the most people named Theron born? The highest recorded use of the first name Theron was in 1966 with a total of 180 babies.
  • Random Theron Factoid: According to the 1915 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Theron ranks 100th in popularity as a baby boy's name in Vermont. Imagine that, 5 babies in Vermont have the same name as you in 1915.
  • Weird things about the name Theron: Your name in reverse order is Noreht. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Roenth. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Theron? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 181 people with the last name Theron.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Theron? Theron is one of the most unique last names recorded.

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Popularity of Theron as a first name

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Popularity of Theron as a last name

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Common last names for Theron

  • Smith
  • Johnson
  • Brown
  • Davis
  • Miller
  • Jones
  • Williams
  • Hall
  • Martin
  • White
  • Allen
  • Wright
  • Roberts
  • Jackson
  • Moore
  • Clark

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Theron U.S.
  White 74.59% 64.26%
  African American 16.57% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 3.87% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 4.42% 16.26%

Of Last Name Theron

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

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

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

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Origin and Meaning of Theron

The name "Theron" is of Greek origin, and it means "Hunter". It's a name commonly given to both boys and girls.

  1. A surname​.

Notable Persons With the Name Theron

Theron "Neff U" Feemster

Theron "Neff U" Feemster is a musician. He was most active from 2002 to 2002.

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Ted Daffan

Ted Daffan was a country music country artist and country music. He plays Guitar. He was most active from 1930 to 1930. Ted was given the name Theron Eugene Daffan on September 21st, 1912. He left this life on October 6th, 1996.

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Theron Smith

Theron Smith is a basketball player for the Memphis Grizzlies, Charlotte Hornets, Florida Flame, Pallacanestro Cantù, Orléans Loiret Basket, Tianjin Ronggang, CSA Steaua București (basketball), Obras Sanitarias, and Bucaneros de La Guaira. He has been prominent since 2003. Theron was born on October 3rd, 1980 in Winter Haven, Florida.

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Theron Evan Hale

Theron Evan Hale was an old-time music musician. He plays fiddle and banjo. He was most prominent from 1926 to 1948. Theron was given the name Theron Hale on May 21st, 1883 in Pikeville, Tennessee. He passed away on January 29th, 1954.

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Theron Randolph

Theron Randolph is a scientist in the field of medicine.

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Terry Kuntz

Terry Kuntz is a game design and game designer. Terry was given the name Theron O. Kuntz on December 25th, 1953 in Fort Atkinson, Wisconsin.

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  • Theron Akin
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  • Theron Metcalf
    (Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court)
  • Theron J. Fouts
    (famed human)
  • Theron Ephron Catlin
    (important individual)

Notable Persons With the Last Name Theron

Charlize Theron

Charlize Theron is an actress, producer, and fashion model. She has had major accomplishments since 1995. Charlize was born on August 7th, 1975 in Benoni, Gauteng.

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Danie Theron

Danie Theron was an influential somebody. His military service ended in 1900. Danie was born on May 9th, 1872 in Tulbagh. He passed away on September 5th, 1900.

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Rusty Theron

Rusty Theron is a noteworthy person. Rusty was born on June 24th, 1985 in Vereeniging, Transvaal Province, South Africa.

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Wenda Theron

Wenda Theron is an important somebody. Wenda was born on April 6th, 1988.

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Paul Theron

Paul Theron is an asset manager, cnbc africa contributor, cnbc africa, and cnbc africacontributor. Paul was given the name Paul Richard Theron on December 13th, 1966 in Johannesburg.

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Gus Theron

Gus Theron is a notable person. Gus was born on January 10th, 1975 in Robertson, Western Cape.

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What does the name Theron mean?

Tis for tender, loving nature.

His for happy, your wonderful laugh.

Eis for exquisite, who could argue?

Ris for righteous, you know when you're right.

Ois for outlook, pleasing to all.

Nis for nurturing, to all that need help

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