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since 1880
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Vedder

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  1. Eye dialect spelling of weather.

Notable Persons Named Vedder

Vedder was born in 1889. He left this life in 1960.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Vedder

Eddie Vedder is an alternative rock, grunge, and folk rock musician. He plays Guitar, Harmonica, Ukulele, Mandolin, Bass guitar, Drum kit, Percussion instrument, Piano, and Vocals. He was most active from 1979 to present. Eddie was given the name Edward Louis Severson III on December 23rd, 1964 in Evanston, Illinois, United States. Eddie is also known as Eddie Vedder, Eddie Mueller, Jerome230, Jerome Turner, and Wes C. Addle.


Elihu Vedder was an artist in the fields of drawing, oil painting, and mural. Elihu was born on February 26th, 1836 in New York City. He left this life on January 29th, 1923.


Richard Vedder is an author, historian, professor, columnist, and policy scholar. Richard was born in 1940.


Amy was born in 1951.


Henry Clay Vedder is a historian.


Edward Bright Vedder was a in the fields of military medicine and nutrition. Edward was born in 1878 in New York City. He breathed his last breath in 1952.


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Popularity of Vedder as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Vedder U.S.
  White 92.57% 64.26%
  African American 1.36% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.55% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 3.30% 16.26%

Of Last Name Vedder

People with the last name Vedder are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Vedder

  • How Popular is the name Vedder? Vedder is the 40,201st most popular name of all time. As a last name Vedder was the 14,495th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Vedder have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 79 babies born with the first name Vedder in the United States. That's more than enough people named Vedder 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 Vedder? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 2005 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Vedder first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Vedder is Monday, July 5th, 1880.
  • What year had the most people named Vedder born? The highest recorded use of the first name Vedder was in 2012 with a total of 13 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Vedder: Your name in reverse order is Reddev. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Vdeedr. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Vedder? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 2,058 people with the last name Vedder.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Vedder? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Vedder as their last name since less than 1 person in 143k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
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