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

Meaning and Origin

What does the name Ector mean? Keep reading to find the user submitted meanings, dictionary definitions, and more.

Origin and Meaning of Ector

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International Interest
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Alt. Meaning

E is for enjoy, your life can be fun!

C is for captive, your web of charm.

T is for treasure, that of your friendship.

O is for openness, it's refreshing!

R is for rely, everyone's trustworthy friend.

Notable Persons Named Ector

Notable Persons Named Ector

Éctor Jaime Ramírez Barba

Éctor Jaime Ramírez Barba is a surgeon and politician. Éctor was born on December 1st, 1956 in León, Guanajuato.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Ector

Notable Persons With the Last Name Ector

Lateesha Ector

She holds the title Miss Earth Canada 2009, Miss Universe Canada 2008, Top 20 Semifinalist, and Miss Earth Canada. Lateesha was born Lateesha Ector in Montreal.


Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Ector U.S.
  White 18.76% 64.26%
  African American 74.28% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 2.60% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 3.71% 16.26%

Of Last Name Ector

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

Entire United States

Fun Facts about the name Ector

  • How Popular is the name Ector? Ector is the 12,847th most popular name of all time. As a last name Ector was the 23,576th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Ector have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2019, the Social Security Administration has recorded 771 babies born with the first name Ector in the United States. That's more than enough people named Ector to occupy the territory of Cocos (Keeling) Islands (Australia) with an estimated population of 605 (as of June 30, 2010).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Ector? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1919 when it was given as a first name to 7 new born babies.
  • When was Ector first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Ector is Wednesday, November 12th, 1879.
  • What year had the most people named Ector born? The highest recorded use of the first name Ector was in 1995 with a total of 21 babies.
  • Random Ector Factoid: According to the 1981 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Ector is not a popular baby boy's name in California. Imagine that, only 5 babies in California have the same name in 1981.
  • Weird things about the name Ector: The name spelled backwards is Rotce. A random rearrangement of the letters in the name (anagram) will give Rteoc. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Ector? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 1,077 people with the last name Ector.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Ector? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Ector as their last name since less than 1 person in 270k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!
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