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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Weldon

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  1. A surname​.

Notable Persons Named Weldon

Jack Teagarden was a jazz bandleader, trombonist, composer, vocalist, trombone, and singing. He plays Trombone and Vocals. He was most active from 1927 to 1964. Jack was given the name Weldon Leo Teagarden on August 20th, 1905 in Vernon, Texas. He left this life on January 15th, 1964.

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Dean Parks is a pop music, rock music, and jazz musician. He plays Guitar, Banjo, Steel guitar, and Clarinet. His most notable accomplishments were from 1970 to present. Dean was given the name Weldon Dean Parks .

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Weldon Kees was a poet, painter, musician, filmmaker, painting, and filmmaking. His career lasted from 1934 to 1955. Weldon was given the name Harry Weldon Kees on February 24th, 1914 in Beatrice, Nebraska. He breathed his last breath on July 18th, 1955.

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Weldon is a soccer player for the S.C. Olhanense, América Futebol Clube (SP), Santos FC, Brasiliense Futebol Clube, Sport Club do Recife, Associação Atlética Ponte Preta, Al-Nassr FC, Cruzeiro Esporte Clube, FC Sochaux-Montbéliard, Troyes AC, C.F. Os Belenenses, S.L. Benfica, CFR Cluj, and Ch. Weldon was born on August 6th, 1980 in Santo André, Brazil.

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Weldon Heyburn was an actor. Weldon was given the name Welcon Heyburn Franks on September 19th, 1903. He died in 1951.

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Weldon was born on September 12th, 1938.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Weldon

William was born on November 26th, 1948.

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Joan Weldon is a singing, film, television, actor, singer, and film&tvactress. She was most active from 1953 to 1958. Joan was given the name Joan Louise Welton on August 5th, 1930 in San Francisco. Joan is also known as Welton and Joan Louise.

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Marcus Weldon is a in the fields of physical chemistry and computer science. Marcus was born on July 25th, 1968.

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Curt Weldon is an office holder. Curt was born on July 22nd, 1947 in Marcus Hook, Pennsylvania.

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Casey Weldon is a football player. Casey was born on February 3rd, 1969 in Americus, Georgia.

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Caroline was born on December 4th, 1844. Caroline is also known as Weldon and Caroline. She breathed her last breath on March 15th, 1921.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1881 5 0 5
1883 6 0 6
1884 7 0 7
1886 5 0 5
1888 10 0 10
1889 5 0 5
1890 8 0 8
1891 5 0 5
1892 10 0 10
1893 10 0 10
1894 11 0 11
1895 5 0 5
1896 13 0 13
1897 16 0 16
1898 10 0 10
1899 10 0 10
1900 13 0 13
1901 8 0 8
1902 10 0 10
1903 14 0 14
1904 14 0 14
1905 19 0 19
1906 22 0 22
1907 20 0 20
1908 40 0 40
1909 37 0 37
1910 47 0 47
1911 56 0 56
1912 106 0 106
1913 130 0 130
1914 174 0 174
1915 219 0 219
1916 212 0 212
1917 200 0 200
1918 221 5 216
1919 237 0 237
1920 325 0 325
1921 280 0 280
1922 321 5 316
1923 287 0 287
1924 283 10 273
1925 268 0 268
1926 311 0 311
1927 268 0 268
1928 279 0 279
1929 280 0 280
1930 244 0 244
1931 253 5 248
1932 291 0 291
1933 230 0 230
1934 236 0 236
1935 226 0 226
1936 221 0 221
1937 234 0 234
1938 225 0 225
1939 239 0 239
1940 205 0 205
1941 215 0 215
1942 230 0 230
1943 224 0 224
1944 204 0 204
1945 200 0 200
1946 201 0 201
1947 243 0 243
1948 197 0 197
1949 190 0 190
1950 176 0 176
1951 180 0 180
1952 159 0 159
1953 180 0 180
1954 144 0 144
1955 158 0 158
1956 177 0 177
1957 172 0 172
1958 144 0 144
1959 138 0 138
1960 125 0 125
1961 114 0 114
1962 105 0 105
1963 124 0 124
1964 112 0 112
1965 100 0 100
1966 99 0 99
1967 83 0 83
1968 84 0 84
1969 79 0 79
1970 77 0 77
1971 86 0 86
1972 81 0 81
1973 66 0 66
1974 63 0 63
1975 65 0 65
1976 55 0 55
1977 58 0 58
1978 57 0 57
1979 55 0 55
1980 52 0 52
1981 52 0 52
1982 58 0 58
1983 52 0 52
1984 43 0 43
1985 46 0 46
1986 43 0 43
1987 38 0 38
1988 40 0 40
1989 42 0 42
1990 31 0 31
1991 39 0 39
1992 27 0 27
1993 41 0 41
1994 45 0 45
1995 25 0 25
1996 25 0 25
1997 31 0 31
1998 20 0 20
1999 29 0 29
2000 22 0 22
2001 28 0 28
2002 24 0 24
2003 20 0 20
2004 23 0 23
2005 30 0 30
2006 34 0 34
2007 23 0 23
2008 21 0 21
2009 17 0 17
2010 23 0 23
2011 27 0 27
2012 22 0 22
2013 30 0 30
2014 33 0 33
2015 31 0 31
2016 43 0 43
2017 43 0 43

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Popularity of Weldon as a first name

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Popularity of Weldon as a last name

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Common last names for Weldon

  • Smith
  • Davis
  • Johnson
  • Jones
  • Brown
  • Williams
  • Miller
  • Harris
  • White
  • Moore
  • Walker
  • Wilson
  • Jackson
  • Hill
  • Green
  • Hall

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Weldon U.S.
  White 80.10% 64.26%
  African American 13.70% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.57% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.70% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 2.31% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.62% 16.26%

Of Last Name Weldon

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

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Fun Facts about the name Weldon

  • How Popular is the name Weldon? Weldon is the 2,084th most popular name of all time. As a last name Weldon was the 2,481st most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Weldon have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 13,934 babies born with the first name Weldon in the United States. That's more than enough people named Weldon to occupy the territory of Wallis and Futuna (France) with an estimated population of 13,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Weldon? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1881 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Weldon first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Weldon is Tuesday, October 17th, 1871.
  • What year had the most people named Weldon born? The highest recorded use of the first name Weldon was in 1920 with a total of 325 babies.
  • Random Weldon Factoid: According to the 1914 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Weldon ranks 102nd in popularity as a baby boy's name in Texas. Imagine that, 61 babies in Texas have the same name as you in 1914.
  • Weird things about the name Weldon: Your name in reverse order is Nodlew. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Lonwed. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Weldon? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 14,538 people with the last name Weldon.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Weldon? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 5 of them will have Weldon as their last name.

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