Lafayette - A very unique male name
Lafayette, meaning faith, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1913 on position #743. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Lafayette and more.
With that position 1 in 288,791 baby boys were given this name - making this a very unique male name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Lafayette peaked in popularity 85 years ago in 1934 on position 704.
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Lafayette is currently topping the charts in...Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Lafayette is currently topping the baby name charts in Texas at position #1,589 - and is the least popular in Texas at position #1,589.
Why care about state specific baby name charts? It could be that a name that is very popular on the national overall charts is less (or even more) popular where you live. So make sure you check out the state specific charts below and find out how popular or unique Lafayette is where you live.
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Lafayette origin and meaningLafayette is a 9 letter name with 3 syllables. This name means faith. To see famous people named Lafayette, pop culture references for the name Lafayette and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.
Similar to Lafayette
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Most parents-to-be know if they want a popular or unique name, and with these charts and data tables you can easily get a better
understanding of how popular or unique this name is.
With a quick glance you can easily tell if this name is increasing or declining in popularity - But note that its current popularity can actually differ a lot from state to state.
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Even more about Lafayette
These are some of the common questions you may want to have answered to know if this is the perfect name for your baby.