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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Tillman

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Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
noun Till"man
A man who tills the earth; a husbandman.
Wiktionary

till +‎ -man

  1. (obsolete) A man who tills the earth; a husbandman.

Notable Persons Named Tillman

Tillman Thomas is a Prime Minister of Grenada and List of heads of government of Grenada. Tillman was born on June 13th, 1947 in Saint Patrick Parish, Grenada.

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Tillman was born on January 8th, 1858 in Rutherford County, Tennessee. He breathed his last breath on November 1st, 1953.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Tillman

Pat Tillman was a football player. Pat was born on November 6th, 1976 in Fremont, California. He died on April 22nd, 2004.

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Joshua Tillman is an indie rock and folk rock musician. They plays Guitar, Drum kit, Percussion instrument, and Vocals. Their ongoing career started in 2004. Joshua was given the name Joshua Michael Tillman on May 3rd, 1981. Joshua is also known as J. Tillman and Father John Misty.

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Charles Tillman is a football player for the Carolina Panthers. Charles was born on February 23rd, 1981 in Chicago.

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Benjamin Tillman was a from South Carolina, Governor of South Carolina, United States Senator, fromSouth Carolina, and United States Senate. Benjamin was born on August 11th, 1847 in Trenton, South Carolina, U.S. He breathed his last breath on July 3rd, 1918.

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Henry Tillman is an athlete. Henry was born on August 1st, 1960 in Los Angeles, California, U.S.

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Kevin Tillman is a the tillman story.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1880 9 0 9
1882 9 0 9
1884 10 0 10
1885 9 0 9
1886 12 0 12
1887 7 0 7
1888 8 0 8
1889 10 0 10
1890 8 0 8
1891 19 0 19
1892 11 0 11
1893 12 0 12
1894 17 0 17
1895 12 0 12
1896 13 0 13
1897 17 0 17
1898 11 0 11
1899 11 0 11
1900 18 0 18
1901 8 0 8
1902 11 0 11
1903 7 0 7
1904 16 0 16
1905 7 0 7
1906 9 0 9
1907 18 0 18
1908 15 0 15
1909 20 0 20
1910 20 0 20
1911 13 0 13
1912 34 0 34
1913 24 0 24
1914 44 0 44
1915 57 0 57
1916 53 0 53
1917 75 0 75
1918 62 0 62
1919 72 0 72
1920 64 0 64
1921 54 0 54
1922 57 0 57
1923 59 0 59
1924 51 0 51
1925 48 0 48
1926 52 0 52
1927 56 0 56
1928 43 0 43
1929 31 0 31
1930 39 0 39
1931 42 0 42
1932 35 0 35
1933 38 0 38
1934 46 0 46
1935 35 0 35
1936 36 0 36
1937 49 0 49
1938 36 0 36
1939 34 0 34
1940 43 0 43
1941 26 0 26
1942 44 0 44
1943 46 0 46
1944 44 0 44
1945 29 0 29
1946 35 0 35
1947 52 0 52
1948 31 0 31
1949 30 0 30
1950 48 0 48
1951 36 0 36
1952 33 0 33
1953 27 0 27
1954 27 0 27
1955 29 0 29
1956 33 0 33
1957 26 0 26
1958 24 0 24
1959 30 0 30
1960 20 0 20
1961 31 0 31
1962 31 0 31
1963 26 0 26
1964 25 0 25
1965 17 0 17
1966 19 0 19
1967 19 0 19
1968 21 0 21
1969 20 0 20
1970 11 0 11
1971 16 0 16
1972 17 0 17
1973 20 0 20
1974 15 0 15
1975 7 0 7
1976 10 0 10
1977 16 0 16
1978 16 0 16
1979 19 0 19
1980 15 0 15
1981 25 0 25
1982 12 0 12
1983 15 0 15
1984 13 0 13
1986 8 0 8
1987 18 0 18
1988 20 0 20
1989 16 0 16
1990 18 0 18
1991 12 0 12
1992 10 0 10
1993 11 0 11
1994 11 0 11
1995 13 0 13
1996 13 0 13
1997 10 0 10
1998 20 0 20
1999 10 0 10
2000 8 0 8
2001 16 0 16
2002 22 0 22
2003 10 0 10
2004 25 0 25
2005 31 0 31
2006 30 0 30
2007 26 0 26
2008 22 0 22
2009 41 0 41
2010 28 0 28
2011 26 0 26
2012 28 0 28
2013 22 0 22
2014 35 0 35
2015 38 0 38
2016 35 0 35
2017 31 0 31

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Popularity of Tillman as a first name

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Popularity of Tillman as a last name

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Common last names for Tillman

  • Smith
  • Jones
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  • Thompson
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  • Brown
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  • Scott
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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Tillman U.S.
  White 45.06% 64.26%
  African American 48.77% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.35% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.85% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 2.82% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.14% 16.26%

Of Last Name Tillman

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

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Fun Facts about the name Tillman

  • How Popular is the name Tillman? Tillman is the 4,741st most popular name of all time. As a last name Tillman was the 1,139th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Tillman have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 3,506 babies born with the first name Tillman in the United States. That's more than enough people named Tillman to occupy the territory of Falkland Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 3,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Tillman? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given as a first name to 9 new born babies.
  • When was Tillman first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Tillman is Sunday, September 4th, 1870.
  • What year had the most people named Tillman born? The highest recorded use of the first name Tillman was in 1917 with a total of 75 babies.
  • Random Tillman Factoid: According to the 1926 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Tillman is not a popular baby boy's name in Georgia. Imagine that, only 7 babies in Georgia have the same name as you in 1926.
  • Weird things about the name Tillman: Your name in reverse order is Namllit. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Ltmianl. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Tillman? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 30,825 people with the last name Tillman.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Tillman? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 10 of them will have Tillman 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).
  • 1913 Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary via the Collaborative International Dictionary of English (License)
  • Wiktionary: Titles and License.
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