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

Origin and Meaning of Waymon

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Alt. Meaning

W is for warmth, the glow of your friendship.

A is for assertive, a great leader

Y is for youthful, your eternal look.

M is for mighty, your inner strength.

O is for outgoing, so sociable are you

N is for neatness, your orderly way.

Notable Persons Named Waymon

Notable Persons Named Waymon

Waymon Reed

Waymon was born on January 10th, 1940. He breathed his last breath on November 25th, 1983.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Waymon

Notable Persons With the Last Name Waymon

Nina Simone

Nina Simone was a rhythm, blues, jazz, folk music, soul music, and gospel music musician. Her career lasted from 1954 to 2003. Nina was given the name Eunice Kathleen Waymon on February 21st, 1933 in Tryon, North Carolina, U.S. She breathed her last breath on April 21st, 2003.


Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Waymon U.S.
  White 42.70% 64.26%
  African American 53.56% 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 Waymon

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

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Fun Facts about the name Waymon

  • How Popular is the name Waymon? Waymon is the 4,030th most popular name of all time. As a last name Waymon was the 72,771st most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Waymon have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2019, the Social Security Administration has recorded 4,722 babies born with the first name Waymon in the United States. That's more than enough people named Waymon to occupy the territory of Saint Helena, Ascension and Tristan da Cunha (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 4,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Waymon? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1888 when it was given as a first name to 8 new born babies.
  • When was Waymon first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Waymon is Saturday, October 29th, 1870.
  • What year had the most people named Waymon born? The highest recorded use of the first name Waymon was in 1936 with a total of 95 babies.
  • Random Waymon Factoid: According to the 1935 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Waymon is not a popular baby boy's name in South Carolina. Imagine that, only 5 babies in South Carolina have the same name in 1935.
  • Weird things about the name Waymon: The name spelled backwards is Nomyaw. A random rearrangement of the letters in the name (anagram) will give Woyanm. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Waymon? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 267 people with the last name Waymon.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Waymon? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Waymon as their last name since less than 1 person in 1.1m people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!
  • Waymon name meaning

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