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Randall name meaning

First Name
199k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
55k
in the U.S.
in 2010
Girls
Boys

Meaning and Origin

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

Origin and Meaning of Randall

User Submitted Origins

English
63%
German
25%
Celtic
5%
Russian
3%
Fiction
3%
Scottish
3%

User Submitted Meanings

  1. A user from California, U.S. says the name Randall is of Russian origin and means "Shield wolf; protector".
  2. According to a user from Arizona, U.S., the name Randall means "Shield Wolf".
  3. According to a user from Wisconsin, U.S., the name Randall means "Bravery".
  4. A submission from California, U.S. says the name Randall means "The chosen one" and is of Fiction origin.
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Wiktionary

Middle English variant of Randolph, preserved as a surname and revived in the twentieth century.

  1. A male given name from the Germanic languages
  2. A patronymic surname​.

Notable Persons Named Randall

Notable Persons Named Randall

Randall Flagg

Randall Flagg is a fictional character. Randall is also known as Walter Padick, Walter o'Dim, Marten Broadcloak, Russell Faraday, Richard Fannin, Richard Freemantle, Rudin Filaro, The Covenant Man, Richard Fry, Robert Franq, Ramsey Forrest, and Nyarlathotep.

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Randall Park

Randall Park is an actor, comedian, director, and writer. He has been prominent since 2003. Randall was born on March 23rd, 1974 in Los Angeles, California, U.S.

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Randy Newman

Randy Newman is a soft rock, roots rock, comedy rock, and film score musician. His ongoing career started in 1961. Randy was given the name Randall Stuart Newman on November 28th, 1943 in Los Angeles, California, U.S.

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James Randi

James Randi is a magician, illusionist, writer, and skeptic. James was given the name Randall James Hamilton Zwinge on August 7th, 1928 in Toronto.

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Hank Williams Jr.

Hank Williams Jr. is a country music, outlaw country, southern rock, country rock, blues rock, and blues musician. He plays Guitar, bass guitar, keyboards, harmonica, saxophone, drums, piano, Double bass, Steel guitar, Banjo, Fiddle, and Dobro. He has been prominent since 1957. Hank was given the name Randall Hank Williams on May 26th, 1949 in Shreveport, Louisiana, United States.

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Randy Jackson

Randy Jackson is a rock music, pop music, contemporary r&b, jazz, and jazz fusion musician. His ongoing career started in 1983. Randy was given the name Randall Darius Jackson on June 23rd, 1956 in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, United States.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Randall

Notable Persons With the Last Name Randall

Ethan Embry

Ethan Embry is an actor. He was most active from 1991 to present. Ethan was given the name Ethan Philan Randall on June 13th, 1978 in , U.S.

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Tony Randall

Tony Randall was an actor. He was most prominent from 1940 to 2004. Tony was given the name Arthur Leonard Rosenberg on February 26th, 1920 in Tulsa, Oklahoma, U.S. He died on May 17th, 2004.

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Lisa Randall

Lisa Randall is a scientist in the field of physics. Lisa was born on June 18th, 1962 in Queens.

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Connor Randall

Connor Randall is a soccer player for the Liverpool F.C., Shrewsbury Town F.C., and England national under-17 football team. Connor was born on October 21st, 1995 in Liverpool.

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Suze Randall

Suze Randall is an artist. Suze was given the name Susan E Randall on May 18th, 1946 in Worcester, England.

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Sue Randall

She was most active from 1955 to 1967. Sue was given the name Marion Burnside Randall on October 8th, 1935 in Philadelphia. She left this life on October 26th, 1984.

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  • Holly Randall
    Artist
  • Elliott Randall
    Guitarist
  • Damarious Randall
    Football Player
  • Mark Randall
    Soccer Player
  • Jon Randall
    Singer-songwriter
  • Sir John Turton Randall
  • Peter Wolfe
    Musician
  • Kikkan Randall
    Skier
  • James Randall
  • Derek Randall
    Cricketer
  • Aaron Embry
    Musician
  • Theo Randall
  • Don Randall
    Member of Parliament
  • Alexander Randall
    Office Holder

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Randall U.S.
  White 74.65% 64.26%
  African American 19.07% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.64% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 1.16% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 2.17% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.30% 16.26%

Of Last Name Randall

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

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Fun Facts about the name Randall

  • What name lists does Randall rank for?
  • How Popular is the name Randall? Randall is the 382nd most popular name of all time. As a last name Randall was the 621st most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Randall have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2019, the Social Security Administration has recorded 198,829 babies born with the first name Randall in the United States. That's more than enough people named Randall to occupy the country of Samoa with an estimated population of 186,340 (as of November 7, 2011).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Randall? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given as a first name to 8 new born babies.
  • When was Randall first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Randall is Friday, February 14th, 1868.
  • What year had the most people named Randall born? The highest recorded use of the first name Randall was in 1960 with a total of 7,163 babies. That's a lot of babies named Randall!
  • Random Randall Factoid: According to the 1958 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Randall ranks 42nd in popularity as a baby boy's name in Hawaii. Imagine that, 45 babies in Hawaii have the same name in 1958.
  • Weird things about the name Randall: The name spelled backwards is Lladnar. A random rearrangement of the letters in the name (anagram) will give Laalrnd. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Randall? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 54,764 people with the last name Randall.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Randall? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 19 of them will have Randall as their last name.
  • Randall name meaning

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