Talbot name meaning

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 Talbot

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Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
noun Tal"bot
A sort of dog, noted for quick scent and eager pursuit of game.

Note: ☞ The figure of a dog is borne in the arms of the Talbot family, whence, perhaps, the name.

Other Dictionary Sources
  1. English inventor and pioneer in photography who published the first book illustrated with photographs (1800-1877)
  1. An English surname thought to be of Norman (Germanic) origin.
  2. A male given name
  3. An earldom in the British peerage
  4. A brand of English motor car

Notable Persons Named Talbot

Notable Persons Named Talbot

Talbot Mundy

Talbot Mundy was a writer. Talbot was given the name William Lancaster Gribbon on April 23rd, 1879 in Hammersmith. He passed away on August 5th, 1940.

Talbot Baines Reed

Talbot Baines Reed was a children's literature writer, typefounder, and type foundry. Talbot was born on April 3rd, 1852 in Hackney, London, England. He breathed his last breath on November 28th, 1893.

Talbot Mercer Papineau

Talbot Mercer Papineau is a military person. His military service ended in 1917.

Sir Talbot Hobbs

Sir Talbot Hobbs is a military person. His military service ended in 1893.

Talbot Jennings

Talbot was born on August 24th, 1894. He breathed his last breath on May 30th, 1985.

Sir Talbot Duckmanton

Sir Talbot Duckmanton was a broadcaster and presenter. His military service ended in 1945. Talbot was born on October 25th, 1921 in South Yarra, Victoria, Australia. He passed away on June 12th, 1995.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Talbot

Notable Persons With the Last Name Talbot

Larry Talbot

Larry Talbot is an aristocracy (class). Larry is also known as The Wolf Man, Mr. Talbot, and Ethan Chandler.

William Henry Fox Talbot

William Henry Fox Talbot was a scientist and inventor. William was born on February 11th, 1800 in Melbury, Dorset, England. He died on September 17th, 1877.

Connie Talbot

Connie Talbot is a pop music musician. She was most active from 2007 to present. Connie was born Connie Talbot on November 20th, 2000.

Nita Talbot

Nita Talbot is an actress and actor. She was most prominent from 1949 to 1997. Nita was given the name Anita Sokol on August 8th, 1930 in New York City, New York, U.S. Nita is also known as Ginger Grey.

Glenn Talbot

Glenn Talbot is a comics character.

Bela Talbot

  • Maxime Talbot
    Hockey Player
  • Lyle Talbot
  • Fred Talbot
  • David Talbot
  • Mick Talbot
  • Bryan Talbot
    Comics Creator
  • John Michael Talbot
  • Lady Eleanor Talbot
  • Joby Talbot
  • George Talbot
  • Venerable Matt Talbot
  • The Duke of Shrewsbury
    Office Holder
  • Simon Talbot
  • Drew Talbot
    Soccer Player

Common last names for Talbot

  • Smith

Common first names for Talbot

  • John
  • William
  • Robert
  • George
  • James
  • Joseph
  • Charles
  • Helen
  • Richard
  • Thomas
  • Margaret
  • Edward
  • Elizabeth
  • Dorothy
  • Raymond
  • Marie

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Talbot U.S.
  White 91.31% 64.26%
  African American 3.23% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.81% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.44% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.52% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.69% 16.26%

Of Last Name Talbot

People with the last name Talbot are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Talbot

  • How Popular is the name Talbot? Talbot is the 17,753rd most popular name of all time. As a last name Talbot was the 2,342nd most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Talbot have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2019, the Social Security Administration has recorded 455 babies born with the first name Talbot in the United States. That's more than enough people named Talbot 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 Talbot? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1913 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Talbot first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Talbot is Thursday, March 12th, 1874.
  • What year had the most people named Talbot born? The highest recorded use of the first name Talbot was in 1969 with a total of 14 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Talbot: The name spelled backwards is Toblat. A random rearrangement of the letters in the name (anagram) will give Talotb. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Talbot? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 15,562 people with the last name Talbot.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Talbot? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 5 of them will have Talbot as their last name.
  • Talbot name meaning

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