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Titus

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18k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
16k
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in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Titus

"Titus" is a name of Greek origin, and it means "Of Unknown Meaning". It's a name commonly given to boys.

Other Dictionary Sources
  1. A New Testament book containing Saint Paul's epistle to Titus; contains advice on pastoral matters
  2. Emperor of Rome; son of Vespasian (39-81)
  3. A Greek disciple and helper of Saint Paul
Wiktionary

Latin Titus, a Roman and Sabine praenomen meaning 'honourable'.

  1. The seventeenth book of the New Testament of the Bible, the epistle to Titus.
  2. An early Christian, the addressee of the aforementioned epistle.
  3. A male given name.

Titus was also found in the following language(s): Latin

Notable Persons Named Titus

Titus is a monarch. He was most prominent from 1979 to 1981.

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Titus Welliver is an actor and painter. He has had major accomplishments since 1990. Titus was given the name Titus B. Welliver on March 12th, 1961 in New Haven, Connecticut, United States.

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Titus was born on April 29th, 1977 in Boynton Beach, Florida. Titus is also known as Bullard, Thaddeus Michael; Bullard, and Thaddeus M..

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Titus Livius is a history historian. Titus was born in Patavium, Adriatic Veneti.

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Titus Lucretius Carus was a philosopher. Titus was born in -99. He left this life in -55.

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Titus Pullo is a military person.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Titus

Titus is a monarch. He was most prominent from 1979 to 1981.

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Christopher Titus is a comedian and actor. Christopher was given the name Christopher Todd Titus on October 1st, 1964 in Castro Valley, California, U.S.

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Craig Michael Titus is a bodybuilder. Craig was born on January 14th, 1965 in Wyandotte, Michigan.

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Dina Titus is an office holder. Dina was born on May 23rd, 1950 in Thomasville, Georgia.

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Rhett was born on September 15th, 1987 in Forked River, New Jersey, United States. Rhett is also known as Titus and Everett Lawrence.

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He was most active from 2006 to 2010. Mark was born on June 25th, 1987 in Brownsburg, Indiana.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1880 6 0 6
1882 7 0 7
1883 5 0 5
1884 6 0 6
1886 5 0 5
1892 5 0 5
1895 6 0 6
1897 8 0 8
1898 6 0 6
1902 6 0 6
1905 12 0 12
1906 8 0 8
1907 6 0 6
1909 5 0 5
1910 12 0 12
1911 14 0 14
1912 17 0 17
1913 15 0 15
1914 16 0 16
1915 27 0 27
1916 26 0 26
1917 34 0 34
1918 33 0 33
1919 32 0 32
1920 43 0 43
1921 28 0 28
1922 27 0 27
1923 27 0 27
1924 26 0 26
1925 32 0 32
1926 21 0 21
1927 23 0 23
1928 38 0 38
1929 31 0 31
1930 33 0 33
1931 27 0 27
1932 32 0 32
1933 28 0 28
1934 22 0 22
1935 17 0 17
1936 18 0 18
1937 27 0 27
1938 21 0 21
1939 21 0 21
1940 29 0 29
1941 27 0 27
1942 22 0 22
1943 28 0 28
1944 22 0 22
1945 20 0 20
1946 23 0 23
1947 26 0 26
1948 26 0 26
1949 27 0 27
1950 32 0 32
1951 27 0 27
1952 24 0 24
1953 35 0 35
1954 49 0 49
1955 33 0 33
1956 42 0 42
1957 46 0 46
1958 45 0 45
1959 52 0 52
1960 74 0 74
1961 61 0 61
1962 64 0 64
1963 73 0 73
1964 76 0 76
1965 83 0 83
1966 64 0 64
1967 54 0 54
1968 51 0 51
1969 60 0 60
1970 69 0 69
1971 83 0 83
1972 84 0 84
1973 81 0 81
1974 118 0 118
1975 112 0 112
1976 120 0 120
1977 149 6 143
1978 126 0 126
1979 133 0 133
1980 122 0 122
1981 158 0 158
1982 159 0 159
1983 164 0 164
1984 156 0 156
1985 134 0 134
1986 131 0 131
1987 127 0 127
1988 155 0 155
1989 145 0 145
1990 138 0 138
1991 132 0 132
1992 161 0 161
1993 121 0 121
1994 145 0 145
1995 148 0 148
1996 158 0 158
1997 159 0 159
1998 196 0 196
1999 240 0 240
2000 292 0 292
2001 339 0 339
2002 340 0 340
2003 344 0 344
2004 397 0 397
2005 452 0 452
2006 462 0 462
2007 535 0 535
2008 636 0 636
2009 643 0 643
2010 712 0 712
2011 821 0 821
2012 852 0 852
2013 1,064 0 1,064
2014 1,270 0 1,270
2015 1,310 0 1,310
2016 1,272 5 1,267

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Popularity of Titus as a first name

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Popularity of Titus as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Titus U.S.
  White 78.65% 64.26%
  African American 12.79% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 2.08% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 1.59% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 2.22% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.66% 16.26%

Of Last Name Titus

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

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Fun Facts about the name Titus

  • How Popular is the name Titus? Titus is the 1,749th most popular name of all time. As a last name Titus was the 2,314th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Titus have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2016, the Social Security Administration has recorded 18,019 babies born with the first name Titus in the United States. That's more than enough people named Titus to occupy the territory of Cook Islands (New Zealand) with an estimated population of 17,791 (as of December 1, 2011).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Titus? 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 Titus first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Titus is Saturday, August 22nd, 1863.
  • What year had the most people named Titus born? The highest recorded use of the first name Titus was in 2015 with a total of 1,310 babies. That's a lot of babies named Titus!
  • Random Titus Factoid: According to the 2011 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Titus ranks 85th in popularity as a baby boy's name in Hawaii. Imagine that, 17 babies in Hawaii have the same name as you in 2011.
  • Weird things about the name Titus: Your name in reverse order is Sutit. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Titsu. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Titus? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 15,780 people with the last name Titus.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Titus? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 5 of them will have Titus 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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