First Name
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010

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Meanings and Origins

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Origin and Meaning of Yarbrough

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  1. A surname​.

Notable Persons With the Last Name Yarbrough

Cedric Yarbrough is an actor and comedian. He has had major accomplishments since 2000. Cedric was born on March 20th, 1973 in Burnsville, Minnesota.


Emanuel Yarbrough was a martial artist. Emanuel was born on September 5th, 1964 in Rahway, New Jersey, U.S. He left this life on December 21st, 2015.


Glenn Yarbrough is a musician. He has been prominent since 1951. Glenn was given the name Glenn Robertson Yarbrough on January 12th, 1930.


William Yarbrough is a soccer player for the Club León, Gallos de Aguascalientes, C.F. Pachuca, Tampico Madero F.C., Titanes Tulancingo, Mexico national under-20 football team, and United States men's national soccer team. William was born on March 20th, 1989 in Aguascalientes City.


Camille Yarbrough is a musician, actor, poet, activism, television producer, author, actress, and activist. Camille was born on January 8th, 1938 in Chicago, Illinois, U.S. Camille is also known as Nana Camille Yarbrough and Nana Camille.


LeeRoy Yarbrough is a nascar driver.


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Popularity of Yarbrough as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Yarbrough U.S.
  White 70.61% 64.26%
  African American 23.73% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.36% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.75% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 2.32% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.23% 16.26%

Of Last Name Yarbrough

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

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Fun Facts about the name Yarbrough

  • How Popular is the name Yarbrough? As a last name Yarbrough was the 1,441st most popular name in 2010.
  • When was the first name Yarbrough first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Yarbrough is Friday, April 5th, 1878.
  • How unique is the name Yarbrough? From 1880 to 2016 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Yarbrough. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Yarbrough: Your name in reverse order is Hguorbray. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Uoyhrgarb. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Yarbrough? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 24,749 people with the last name Yarbrough.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Yarbrough? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 8 of them will have Yarbrough as their last name.

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
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