Strider name meaning

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

Meaning and Origin

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

Origin and Meaning of Strider

User Submitted Origins

African American

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Other Dictionary Sources
  1. A person who walks rapidly with long steps ("he was such a strider that she couldn't keep up without running")

stride +‎ -er. Compare Dutch strijder (“fighter”).

  1. One who strides.
  2. A water strider.

strider was also found in the following language(s): Norwegian Bokmål and Swedish

Notable Persons With the Last Name Strider

Notable Persons With the Last Name Strider

Marjorie Strider

Marjorie was born in 1934. She passed away on August 27th, 2014.

Burns Strider

Burns was born on January 3rd, 1966.

Anna Laura Bryan Strider

She holds the title Miss Hoover 2012, Miss Alabama 2012, and Miss Alabama2012. Anna was given the name Anna Laura Bryan on September 6th, 1989 in Decatur, Alabama.

Robert E. L. Strider

Robert was born on April 8th, 1917 in Wheeling, West Virginia. He passed away on November 28th, 2010.


Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Strider U.S.
  White 78.58% 64.26%
  African American 12.59% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 3.04% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 3.04% 16.26%

Of Last Name Strider

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

Entire United States

Fun Facts about the name Strider

  • How Popular is the name Strider? Strider is the 23,050th most popular name of all time. As a last name Strider was the 33,121st most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Strider have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2019, the Social Security Administration has recorded 286 babies born with the first name Strider in the United States. That's more than enough people named Strider 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 Strider? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1973 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Strider first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Strider is Wednesday, April 4th, 1883.
  • What year had the most people named Strider born? The highest recorded use of the first name Strider was in 2015 with a total of 22 babies.
  • Random Strider Factoid: According to the 2017 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Strider is not a popular baby boy's name in California. Imagine that, only 5 babies in California have the same name in 2017.
  • Weird things about the name Strider: The name spelled backwards is Redirts. A random rearrangement of the letters in the name (anagram) will give Ristrde. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Strider? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 691 people with the last name Strider.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Strider? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Strider as their last name since less than 1 person in 435k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!
  • Strider name meaning

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