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

Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Blanton

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Alt. Meaning

B is for bouquet, the flowers around you.

L is for love, everlasting.

A is for accord, the harmony you spread.

N is for notable, distinguished are your feats

T is for traditional, somewhat old fashioned.

O is for outgoing, so sociable are you

N is for normal, step outside of the box!

Notable Persons Named Blanton

Notable Persons Named Blanton

Blanton Collier

Blanton Collier was a gridiron football player. Blanton was born on July 2nd, 1906 in Millersburg, Kentucky. He left this life on March 22nd, 1983.

Blanton Winship

Blanton Winship was a Governor of Puerto Rico. His military service ended in 1933. Blanton was born on November 23rd, 1869 in Macon, Georgia, U.S. He left this life on October 9th, 1947.

Blanton Alspaugh


Notable Persons With the Last Name Blanton

Notable Persons With the Last Name Blanton

Kirby Bliss Blanton

Kirby Bliss Blanton is an actress. Her ongoing career started in 2004. Kirby was born on October 24th, 1990 in The Woodlands, Texas, U.S.

Joe Blanton

Joe Blanton is a baseball player for the Los Angeles Dodgers. Joe was born on December 11th, 1980 in Nashville, Tennessee.

Thomas Edwin, Jr. Blanton

Thomas was born on June 20th, 1930.

Robert Blanton

Robert Blanton is a football player for the Minnesota Vikings. He has had major accomplishments since 2012. Robert was born on September 7th, 1989 in Clackamas, Oregon.

Nina Repeta

Nina Repeta is an actress. Her most notable accomplishments were from 1994 to present. Nina was given the name Nina Lynn Blanton on September 10th, 1967 in Shelby, North Carolina.

Ray Blanton

Ray Blanton was a Governor of Tennessee. Ray was born on April 10th, 1930 in Hardin County, Tennessee. He left this life on November 22nd, 1996.

  • Carsie Blanton
  • Thomas Lindsay Blanton
  • Richard E. Blanton

Common last names for Blanton

  • Smith

Common first names for Blanton

  • James
  • William
  • John
  • Mary
  • Robert
  • Charles
  • George
  • Thomas
  • Margaret
  • Annie
  • Dorothy
  • Elizabeth
  • Helen
  • Edward

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Blanton U.S.
  White 84.03% 64.26%
  African American 11.61% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.37% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.49% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.66% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 1.84% 16.26%

Of Last Name Blanton

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

Entire United States

Fun Facts about the name Blanton

  • How Popular is the name Blanton? Blanton is the 18,025th most popular name of all time. As a last name Blanton was the 1,478th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Blanton have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2019, the Social Security Administration has recorded 444 babies born with the first name Blanton in the United States. That's more than enough people named Blanton 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 Blanton? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1908 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Blanton first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Blanton is Wednesday, January 10th, 1872.
  • What year had the most people named Blanton born? The highest recorded use of the first name Blanton was in 1921 with a total of 18 babies.
  • Random Blanton Factoid: According to the 1929 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Blanton is not a popular baby boy's name in Georgia. Imagine that, only 5 babies in Georgia have the same name in 1929.
  • Weird things about the name Blanton: The name spelled backwards is Notnalb. A random rearrangement of the letters in the name (anagram) will give Bontlan. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Blanton? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 24,154 people with the last name Blanton.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Blanton? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 8 of them will have Blanton as their last name.
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