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

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Origin and Meaning of Ulis

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Alt. Meaning

U is for uncanny, the way you know what to do.

L is for lively, your life is full of energy!

I is for important, the search for all parts of life that are

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

Notable Persons Named Ulis

Ulis Williams is an athlete. Ulis was born on October 24th, 1941 in Hollandale, Mississippi, U.S.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Ulis

Tyler Ulis is a basketball player for the Kentucky Wildcats and Kentucky Wildcats men's basketball in the Southeastern Conference. Tyler was born on January 5th, 1996 in Southfield, Michigan.


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Popularity of Ulis as a last name

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Common last names for Ulis

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Ulis U.S.
  White 56.76% 64.26%
  African American 36.22% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 4.32% 16.26%

Of Last Name Ulis

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

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Fun Facts about the name Ulis

  • How Popular is the name Ulis? Ulis is the 23,671st most popular name of all time. As a last name Ulis was the 98,099th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Ulis have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 256 babies born with the first name Ulis in the United States. That's more than enough people named Ulis 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 Ulis? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1910 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Ulis first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Ulis is Thursday, May 30th, 1878.
  • What year had the most people named Ulis born? The highest recorded use of the first name Ulis was in 1927 with a total of 18 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Ulis: Your name in reverse order is Silu. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Isul. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Ulis? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 185 people with the last name Ulis.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Ulis? Ulis is one of the most unique last names recorded.

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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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