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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Tolbert

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Alt. Meaning

T is for treasure, that of your friendship.

O is for original, one of a kind!

L is for little, the little things you do.

B is for busy, your never idle life.

E is for eager, let's get started!

R is for refreshing, the sparkling you.

T is for try, as hard as you can

Notable Persons Named Tolbert

Tolbert Fanning was a restoration movement preacher, writer, educator, restoration movement, and restoration movementpreacher. Tolbert was born on May 10th, 1810 in Cannon County, Tennessee. He passed away on May 3rd, 1874.

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Tolbert Brown is a football player. Tolbert was born in Dothan, Alabama.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Tolbert

Berlinda Tolbert is a television and film actress. She was most active from 1974 to 1974. Berlinda was born on November 4th, 1949 in Charlotte, North Carolina, U.S.

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Mike Tolbert is a football player for the Carolina Panthers. Mike was born on November 23rd, 1985 in Centerville, Ohio.

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Jr. William R. Tolbert was a President of Liberia and Vice President of Liberia. Their career lasted from 1971 to 1980. Jr. was born on May 13th, 1913 in Bensonville. They breathed their last breath on April 12th, 1980.

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Tom Tolbert is a basketball player for the Canarias, Charlotte Hornets, Golden State Warriors, Orlando Magic, and Los Angeles Clippers. He was most prominent from 1988 to 1995. Tom was born on October 16th, 1965 in Long Beach, California.

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Ray Tolbert is a basketball player for the New Jersey Nets, Reyer Venezia Mestre, Tampa Bay Thrillers, Seattle SuperSonics, Detroit Pistons, La Crosse Catbirds, Pensacola Tornados, New York Knicks, and Los Angeles Lakers. He was most prominent from 1981 to 1994. Ray was born on September 10th, 1958 in Anderson, Indiana.

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Tony Tolbert is a football player for the Dallas Cowboys. His most notable accomplishments were from 1989 to 1997. Tony was born on December 29th, 1967 in Tuskegee, Alabama.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1881 6 0 6
1885 9 0 9
1886 7 0 7
1887 5 0 5
1891 5 0 5
1892 9 0 9
1894 7 0 7
1900 5 0 5
1905 5 0 5
1911 6 0 6
1912 10 0 10
1913 11 0 11
1914 13 0 13
1915 19 0 19
1916 24 0 24
1917 20 0 20
1918 14 0 14
1919 18 0 18
1920 17 0 17
1921 11 0 11
1922 24 0 24
1923 22 0 22
1924 16 0 16
1925 19 0 19
1926 18 0 18
1927 22 0 22
1928 9 0 9
1929 14 0 14
1930 12 0 12
1931 22 0 22
1932 8 0 8
1933 12 0 12
1934 10 0 10
1935 10 0 10
1936 6 0 6
1937 9 0 9
1938 7 0 7
1939 7 0 7
1940 13 0 13
1941 12 0 12
1942 11 0 11
1943 14 0 14
1944 9 0 9
1945 14 0 14
1946 17 0 17
1947 8 0 8
1948 6 0 6
1949 9 0 9
1950 14 0 14
1951 9 0 9
1952 11 0 11
1953 13 0 13
1954 12 0 12
1955 12 0 12
1956 14 0 14
1957 8 0 8
1958 7 0 7
1960 5 0 5
1961 6 0 6
1962 5 0 5
1963 10 0 10
1964 12 0 12
1965 9 0 9
1967 7 0 7
1969 5 0 5
1970 5 0 5
1971 8 0 8
1972 8 0 8
1973 5 0 5
1975 8 0 8
1978 6 0 6
1979 6 0 6
1987 6 0 6

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Popularity of Tolbert as a first name

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Popularity of Tolbert as a last name

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Common last names for Tolbert

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Tolbert U.S.
  White 44.43% 64.26%
  African American 49.92% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.26% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.77% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 2.72% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 1.90% 16.26%

Of Last Name Tolbert

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

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Fun Facts about the name Tolbert

  • How Popular is the name Tolbert? Tolbert is the 12,220th most popular name of all time. As a last name Tolbert was the 1,464th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Tolbert have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 792 babies born with the first name Tolbert in the United States. That's more than enough people named Tolbert to occupy the territory of Cocos (Keeling) Islands (Australia) with an estimated population of 605 (as of June 30, 2010).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Tolbert? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1881 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Tolbert first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Tolbert is Wednesday, March 20th, 1872.
  • What year had the most people named Tolbert born? The highest recorded use of the first name Tolbert was in 1916 with a total of 24 babies.
  • Random Tolbert Factoid: According to the 1922 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Tolbert is not a popular baby boy's name in Kentucky. Imagine that, only 9 babies in Kentucky have the same name as you in 1922.
  • Weird things about the name Tolbert: Your name in reverse order is Treblot. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Ttblero. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Tolbert? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 24,375 people with the last name Tolbert.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Tolbert? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 8 of them will have Tolbert as their last name.

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