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in the U.S.
since 1880
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in the U.S.
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Trafton

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Alt. Meaning

T is for tried, tried and true you.

R is for rock star, let it out!

A is for accomplished, in all that you do.

F is for finesse, an enviable trait.

T is for treasure, that of your friendship.

O is for outgoing, so sociable are you

N is for nurturing, the care you provide to all

Notable Persons With the Last Name Trafton

Stephanie was born on December 1st, 1979 in San Luis Obispo, California. Stephanie is also known as Brown and Stephanie.


George Trafton was a football player for the Chicago Bears. George was born on December 6th, 1896 in Chicago. He died on September 5th, 1971.


Mark was born on August 1st, 1810 in Bangor, Maine. He passed away on March 8th, 1901.


Adeline was born in 1842. She left this life in 1920.


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Popularity of Trafton as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Trafton U.S.
  White 85.34% 64.26%
  African American 10.02% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.36% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.59% 16.26%

Of Last Name Trafton

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

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Fun Facts about the name Trafton

  • How Popular is the name Trafton? Trafton is the 41,512th most popular name of all time. As a last name Trafton was the 18,724th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Trafton have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 73 babies born with the first name Trafton in the United States. That's more than enough people named Trafton 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 Trafton? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1943 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Trafton first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Trafton is Monday, January 11th, 1886.
  • What year had the most people named Trafton born? The highest recorded use of the first name Trafton was in 1972 with a total of 8 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Trafton: Your name in reverse order is Notfart. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Tarfnto. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Trafton? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 1,467 people with the last name Trafton.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Trafton? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Trafton as their last name since less than 1 person in 200k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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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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