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in the U.S.
since 1880
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Meaning and Origin

What does the name Toussaint mean? Find out below.

Origin and Meaning of Toussaint

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T is for tender, loving nature.

O is for outgoing, so sociable are you

U is for unique, your love of life.

S is for sensational, you know how to make a splash!

S is for superb, a great attitude about life.

A is for able, for you surely are.

I is for independent, a balance between being overly reliant and alone

N is for neighborly, friendly to all acquaintances

T is for treat, that you always are.

Notable Persons Named Toussaint

Toussaint Louverture was a Governor-General of Saint-Domingue, Lieutenant Governor of Saint-Domingue, and List of heads of state of Haiti. Toussaint was born on May 20th, 1743 in Saint-Domingue. He passed away on April 7th, 1803.


Toussaint was born in 1934.



Toussaint L'Ouverture Tyler is a football player for the New Orleans Saints. He was most active from 1981 to 1982. Toussaint was born on March 19th, 1959 in Barstow, California.


Rod Michano is a teacher, public speaking, and activism. He was most prominent from 1990 to 1990. Rod was given the name Toussaint Roderick Michano on April 19th, 1964.


Toussaint was born in 1680. He passed away on February 6th, 1743.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Toussaint

Michel'le is a contemporary r&b singer-songwriter. She plays Vocals. Her ongoing career started in 1987. Michel'le was given the name Michel'le Toussaint on December 5th, 1970 in Los Angeles, California, United States.


Lorraine Toussaint is an actress and producer. She was most prominent from 1983 to present. Lorraine was born on April 4th, 1960 in Trinidad.


Allen Toussaint was a rhythm, blues, soul music, southern soul, funk, and jazz musician, composer, arranger, record producer, and arrangement. He holds the title Mess of Love". His most notable accomplishments were from 1958 to 2015. Allen was born on January 14th, 1938 in Gert Town, Louisiana, U.S. Allen is also known as Al Tousan, Allen Orange, Naomi Neville, and Clarence Toussaint. He left this life on November 10th, 2015.


Steve was born on March 22nd, 1965 in United Kingdom.


Beth Toussaint is an actress. She was most active from 1987 to present. Beth was given the name Elizabeth Toussaint on September 25th, 1962. Beth is also known as Beth Toussaint Coleman.


His ongoing career started in 2014. Fitzgerald was born on May 4th, 1990 in East Orange, New Jersey.


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International Interest for Toussaint

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Popularity in the US

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Popularity of Toussaint as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Toussaint U.S.
  White 20.52% 64.26%
  African American 73.86% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.44% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.19% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.92% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 3.06% 16.26%

Of Last Name Toussaint

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

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Fun Facts about the name Toussaint

  • How Popular is the name Toussaint? Toussaint is the 18,190th most popular name of all time. As a last name Toussaint was the 4,759th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Toussaint have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 415 babies born with the first name Toussaint in the United States. That's more than enough people named Toussaint to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Toussaint? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1914 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Toussaint first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Toussaint is Wednesday, January 20th, 1875.
  • What year had the most people named Toussaint born? The highest recorded use of the first name Toussaint was in 1972 with a total of 22 babies.
  • Random Toussaint Factoid: According to the 1972 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Toussaint is not a popular baby boy's name in California. Imagine that, only 6 babies in California have the same name as you in 1972.
  • Weird things about the name Toussaint: Your name in reverse order is Tniassuot. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Aossnutit. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Toussaint? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 7,441 people with the last name Toussaint.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Toussaint? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 3 of them will have Toussaint 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).
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