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Todd

First Name
282k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
72k
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Todd

"Todd" is a name of English origin, and it means "Fox". It's a name commonly given to boys.

Other Dictionary Sources
  1. Fictional character in a play by George Pitt; a barber who murdered his customers
  2. Scottish chemist noted for his research into the structure of nucleic acids (born in 1907)
Wiktionary

The family name is from Middle English todde (“fox”), as a nickname, or from a sign often used outside of roadside inns and adopted as a family name by those who lived there (compare Bush).

  1. A surname​.
  2. A male given name transferred from the surname.

Notable Persons Named Todd

T. J. Miller is an actor, voice actor, comedian, and director. He has been prominent since 2007. T. was given the name Todd Joseph Miller on June 4th, 1981 in Denver, Colorado, United States.

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Todd Fisher is an actor, director, producer, cinematographer, business executive, curator, and cinematography. His ongoing career started in 1959. Todd was given the name Todd Emmanuel Fisher by his parents Eddie Fisher (singer) and Debbie Reynolds on February 24th, 1958 in Beverly Hills, California, U.S.

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Todd Rundgren is a rock music, pop music, and experimental music musician, songwriter, record producer, music video director, and audio engineer. He plays Vocals, guitar, bass, keyboards, drums, piano, and Theremin. He has been prominent since 1967. Todd was given the name Todd Harry Rundgren on June 22nd, 1948 in Upper Darby, Pennsylvania, U.S.

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Todd Ricketts is an ending spending pac, higher gear bike shops, and chicago cubs.

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Leon Bridges is a soul music, gospel music, rhythm, and blues musician. Leon was given the name Todd Michael Bridges on July 13th, 1989 in Atlanta, Georgia, United States.

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Todd Phillips is a director, producer, screenwriter, and actor. His ongoing career started in 1993. Todd was given the name Todd Bunzl on December 20th, 1970 in New York City, New York, U.S.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Todd

Jason Peter Todd is a comics character.

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Sweeney Todd is a barber and serial killer. Sweeney is also known as The Demon Barber of Fleet Street and Benjamin Barker.

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Chuck Todd is a moderator of meet the press, nbc news political director, adjunct professor, and johns hopkins university. Chuck was given the name Charles David Todd on April 8th, 1972 in Miami, Florida, United States. Chuck is also known as Chuck Todd.

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Tony Todd is an actor and producer. His ongoing career started in 1986. Tony was given the name Anthony Tiran Todd on December 4th, 1954 in Washington, D.C., United States.

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Mike was given the name Avrom Hirsch Goldbogen on June 22nd, 1909 in Minneapolis. He breathed his last breath on March 22nd, 1958.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born Ranking
1881 8 0 8
1882 6 0 6
1887 5 0 5
1900 7 0 7
1903 6 0 6
1904 5 0 5
1907 5 0 5
1911 8 0 8
1913 11 0 11
1914 10 0 10
1915 19 0 19
1916 20 0 20
1917 21 0 21
1918 15 0 15
1919 9 0 9
1920 26 0 26
1921 29 0 29
1922 16 0 16
1923 22 0 22
1924 33 0 33
1925 20 0 20
1926 21 0 21
1927 11 0 11
1928 15 0 15
1929 35 0 35
1930 28 0 28
1931 18 0 18
1932 27 0 27
1933 27 0 27
1934 32 0 32
1935 37 0 37
1936 42 0 42
1937 51 0 51
1938 68 0 68
1939 68 0 68
1940 88 0 88
1941 99 0 99
1942 134 0 134
1943 161 0 161
1944 176 0 176
1945 163 0 163
1946 237 0 237
1947 305 0 305
1948 347 0 347
1949 461 0 461
1950 593 0 593
1951 797 0 797
1952 960 0 960
1953 1,104 5 1,099
1954 1,288 0 1,288
1955 1,621 7 1,614
1956 2,018 5 2,013
1957 2,413 9 2,404
1958 3,475 13 3,462
1959 4,345 11 4,334 #98 boy name
1960 5,761 15 5,746 #71 boy name
1961 9,779 30 9,749 #46 boy name
1962 12,779 31 12,748 #30 boy name
1963 14,830 33 14,797 #30 boy name
1964 15,400 46 15,354 #28 boy name
1965 13,985 43 13,942 #30 boy name
1966 13,603 45 13,558 #29 boy name
1967 13,504 48 13,456 #29 boy name
1968 14,721 63 14,658 #28 boy name
1969 14,814 56 14,758 #28 boy name
1970 14,481 48 14,433 #28 boy name
1971 12,106 40 12,066 #30 boy name
1972 10,036 53 9,983 #31 boy name
1973 8,734 53 8,681 #35 boy name
1974 7,892 41 7,851 #39 boy name
1975 7,189 32 7,157 #43 boy name
1976 6,476 36 6,440 #50 boy name
1977 6,304 26 6,278 #50 boy name
1978 5,532 29 5,503 #56 boy name
1979 5,014 28 4,986 #60 boy name
1980 4,155 25 4,130 #75 boy name
1981 3,982 28 3,954 #73 boy name
1982 3,631 32 3,599 #82 boy name
1983 3,355 20 3,335 #87 boy name
1984 3,120 14 3,106 #91 boy name
1985 2,958 19 2,939 #99 boy name
1986 2,596 11 2,585
1987 2,374 19 2,355
1988 2,220 20 2,200
1989 2,134 10 2,124
1990 1,982 7 1,975
1991 1,743 0 1,743
1992 1,424 0 1,424
1993 1,240 0 1,240
1994 1,146 5 1,141
1995 1,027 0 1,027
1996 890 0 890
1997 842 0 842
1998 708 5 703
1999 628 0 628
2000 583 0 583
2001 530 0 530
2002 508 0 508
2003 466 0 466
2004 440 0 440
2005 390 0 390
2006 352 0 352
2007 326 0 326
2008 287 0 287
2009 234 0 234
2010 264 0 264
2011 244 0 244
2012 236 0 236
2013 206 0 206
2014 180 0 180
2015 209 0 209
2016 185 0 185

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Popularity of Todd as a first name

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Popularity of Todd as a last name

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Common last names for Todd

  • Smith
  • Johnson
  • Miller
  • Anderson
  • Williams
  • Wilson
  • Moore
  • Jones
  • Brown
  • Thompson
  • Thomas
  • White
  • Walker
  • Martin
  • Hill

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Todd U.S.
  White 80.77% 64.26%
  African American 13.58% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.51% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.68% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 2.11% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.34% 16.26%

Of Last Name Todd

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

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Fun Facts about the name Todd

  • How Popular is the name Todd? Todd is the 257th most popular name of all time. As a last name Todd was the 460th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Todd have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2016, the Social Security Administration has recorded 282,301 babies born with the first name Todd in the United States. That's more than enough people named Todd to occupy the territory of French Polynesia (France) with an estimated population of 277,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Todd? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1881 when it was given as a first name to 8 new born babies.
  • When was Todd first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Todd is Wednesday, March 1st, 1876.
  • What year had the most people named Todd born? The highest recorded use of the first name Todd was in 1964 with a total of 15,354 babies. That's a lot of babies named Todd!
  • Random Todd Factoid: According to the 1976 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Todd ranks 59th in popularity as a baby boy's name in Louisiana. Imagine that, 109 babies in Louisiana have the same name as you in 1976.
  • Weird things about the name Todd: Your name in reverse order is Ddot. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Dodt. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Todd? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 71,759 people with the last name Todd.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Todd? Todd was ranked as the 460th most popular last name but is still less than 0.1% of the population!

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  • Sources:
  • 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).
  • Wiktionary: Titles and License.
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