Volney 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 Volney mean? Keep reading to find the user submitted meanings, dictionary definitions, and more.

Origin and Meaning of Volney

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User Submitted Meanings

  1. According to a user from Indonesia, the name Volney means "Rich people and good".
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International Interest
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Notable Persons Named Volney

Notable Persons Named Volney

Volney Davis

Volney was born on January 29th, 1902 in Cherokee Nation. Volney is also known as Curley. He breathed his last breath on July 20th, 1979.

Volney G. Mathison

Volney G. Mathison was a writer and inventor. Volney was born on August 13th, 1897. Volney is also known as Dex Volney. He passed away on January 3rd, 1965.

Volney F. Warner

His military service ended in 1945. Volney was born on June 7th, 1926 in Woonsocket, South Dakota.

Volney V. Ashford

Volney was born in 1840 in Port Hope, Ontario. He breathed his last breath on March 21st, 1900.

Volney Rouse

Volney was born on December 6th, 1983 in Boca Raton, Florida.

Volney Peters

Volney Peters was a football player. Volney was born on January 1st, 1928 in Minneapolis. He breathed his last breath on December 28th, 2015.

  • Volney Rogers
  • Volney Voss Whittington
  • Volney Morgan Spalding

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Volney U.S.
  White 62.00% 64.26%
  African American 34.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 0.00% 16.26%

Of Last Name Volney

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

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Fun Facts about the name Volney

  • How Popular is the name Volney? Volney is the 14,580th most popular name of all time. As a last name Volney was the 116,201st most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Volney have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2019, the Social Security Administration has recorded 629 babies born with the first name Volney in the United States. That's more than enough people named Volney 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 Volney? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given as a first name to 11 new born babies.
  • When was Volney first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Volney is Thursday, May 23rd, 1867.
  • What year had the most people named Volney born? The highest recorded use of the first name Volney was in 1916 with a total of 26 babies.
  • Random Volney Factoid: According to the 1919 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Volney is not a popular baby boy's name in Texas. Imagine that, only 5 babies in Texas have the same name in 1919.
  • Weird things about the name Volney: The name spelled backwards is Yenlov. A random rearrangement of the letters in the name (anagram) will give Nyvleo. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Volney? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 150 people with the last name Volney.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Volney? Volney is one of the most unique last names recorded.
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