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Weldon

First Name
14k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
15k
in the U.S.
in 2010
Girls
Boys

Meaning and Origin

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

Origin and Meaning of Weldon

User Submitted Origins

English
70%
German
20%
Irish
10%

User Submitted Meanings

  1. According to a user from Georgia, U.S., the name Weldon is of English origin and means "Counsel Protection".
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International Interest
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Wiktionary
  1. A surname​.

Notable Persons Named Weldon

Notable Persons Named Weldon

Jack Teagarden

Jack Teagarden was a jazz bandleader, trombonist, composer, vocalist, trombone, and singing. He plays Trombone and Vocals. He was most active from 1927 to 1964. Jack was given the name Weldon Leo Teagarden on August 20th, 1905 in Vernon, Texas. He left this life on January 15th, 1964.

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Dean Parks

Dean Parks is a pop music, rock music, and jazz musician. He plays Guitar, Banjo, Steel guitar, and Clarinet. His most notable accomplishments were from 1970 to present. Dean was given the name Weldon Dean Parks .

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Weldon Kees

Weldon Kees was a poet, painter, musician, filmmaker, painting, and filmmaking. His career lasted from 1934 to 1955. Weldon was given the name Harry Weldon Kees on February 24th, 1914 in Beatrice, Nebraska. He breathed his last breath on July 18th, 1955.

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Weldon

Weldon is a soccer player for the S.C. Olhanense, América Futebol Clube (SP), Santos FC, Brasiliense Futebol Clube, Sport Club do Recife, Associação Atlética Ponte Preta, Al-Nassr FC, Cruzeiro Esporte Clube, FC Sochaux-Montbéliard, Troyes AC, C.F. Os Belenenses, S.L. Benfica, CFR Cluj, and Ch. Weldon was born on August 6th, 1980 in Santo André, Brazil.

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Weldon Heyburn

Weldon Heyburn was an actor. Weldon was given the name Welcon Heyburn Franks on September 19th, 1903. He died in 1951.

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Weldon L. Kennedy

Weldon was born on September 12th, 1938.

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  • Weldon Humble
    American Football Player
  • Weldon B. Heyburn
    Senator
  • Weldon Wyckoff
    Baseball Player
  • Weldon B. Gibson
  • Weldon Henley
    Baseball Player
  • Weldon B. Cooke

Notable Persons With the Last Name Weldon

Notable Persons With the Last Name Weldon

William C. Weldon

William was born on November 26th, 1948.

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Joan Weldon

Joan Weldon is a singing, film, television, actor, singer, and film&tvactress. She was most active from 1953 to 1958. Joan was given the name Joan Louise Welton on August 5th, 1930 in San Francisco. Joan is also known as Welton and Joan Louise.

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Marcus Weldon

Marcus Weldon is a in the fields of physical chemistry and computer science. Marcus was born on July 25th, 1968.

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Curt Weldon

Curt Weldon is an office holder. Curt was born on July 22nd, 1947 in Marcus Hook, Pennsylvania.

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Casey Weldon

Casey Weldon is a football player. Casey was born on February 3rd, 1969 in Americus, Georgia.

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Caroline Weldon

Caroline was born on December 4th, 1844. Caroline is also known as Weldon and Caroline. She breathed her last breath on March 15th, 1921.

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Common last names for Weldon

  • Smith
  • Davis
  • Johnson
  • Jones
  • Brown
  • Williams
  • Miller
  • Harris
  • White
  • Moore
  • Walker
  • Wilson
  • Jackson
  • Hill
  • Green
  • Hall

Common first names for Weldon

  • James
  • John
  • William
  • Mary
  • Robert
  • George
  • Charles
  • Thomas
  • Helen
  • Margaret
  • Dorothy
  • Henry
  • Ruth
  • Richard
  • Willie
  • Walter
  • Alice
  • Edward

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Weldon U.S.
  White 80.10% 64.26%
  African American 13.70% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.57% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.70% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 2.31% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.62% 16.26%

Of Last Name Weldon

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

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Fun Facts about the name Weldon

  • What name lists does Weldon rank for?
  • How Popular is the name Weldon? Weldon is the 2,130th most popular name of all time. As a last name Weldon was the 2,481st most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Weldon have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2019, the Social Security Administration has recorded 14,018 babies born with the first name Weldon in the United States. That's more than enough people named Weldon to occupy the territory of Wallis and Futuna (France) with an estimated population of 13,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Weldon? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1881 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Weldon first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Weldon is Tuesday, October 17th, 1871.
  • What year had the most people named Weldon born? The highest recorded use of the first name Weldon was in 1920 with a total of 325 babies.
  • Random Weldon Factoid: According to the 1914 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Weldon ranks 102nd in popularity as a baby boy's name in Texas. Imagine that, 61 babies in Texas have the same name in 1914.
  • Weird things about the name Weldon: The name spelled backwards is Nodlew. A random rearrangement of the letters in the name (anagram) will give Enwdol. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Weldon? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 14,538 people with the last name Weldon.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Weldon? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 5 of them will have Weldon as their last name.
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