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since 1880
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in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

What does the name Wideman mean? Find out below.

Origin and Meaning of Wideman

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  • A user from Michigan, United States says the name Wideman is of German origin and means "Huntsman".

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Alt. Meaning

W is for wanderlust, travel is near!

I is for intriguing, arousing the curiosity of others

D is for dazzle, the sparkle of you.

E is for exotic, no lack of spirit here!

M is for marvelous, which is how others see you

A is for accountable, someone to be counted on

N is for nurturing, the care you provide to all

Notable Persons With the Last Name Wideman

John Edgar Wideman is a writer. John was born on June 14th, 1941.

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Dennis Wideman is a hockey player for the Calgary Flames in the National Hockey League. He has had major accomplishments since 2005. Dennis was born on March 20th, 1983 in Kitchener, Ontario.

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Chris Wideman is a hockey player for the Ottawa Senators in the National Hockey League. He was most active from 2012 to present. Chris was born on January 7th, 1990 in St. Louis.

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Robert Max Wideman is a civil engineer, project management consultant, author, and professional speaker. Robert was born on January 19th, 1927 in Penarth, United Kingdom.

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Matt Wideman is an athlete for the Legends FC.

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Popularity of Wideman as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Wideman U.S.
  White 55.87% 64.26%
  African American 40.11% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.23% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.34% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 2.17% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 1.28% 16.26%

Of Last Name Wideman

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

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Fun Facts about the name Wideman

  • How Popular is the name Wideman? As a last name Wideman was the 7,578th most popular name in 2010.
  • When was the first name Wideman first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Wideman is Tuesday, July 3rd, 1900.
  • How unique is the name Wideman? From 1880 to 2017 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Wideman. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Wideman: Your name in reverse order is Namediw. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Eamwdni. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Wideman? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 4,385 people with the last name Wideman.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Wideman? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 1 of them will have Wideman as their last name.

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