Randall

Randall - A very unique male name



  Mar 29,2017      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Randall, meaning shield-wolf, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1912 on position #629. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Randall and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Randall? Our experts and editorial staff have gathered trends and insights for 30,000+ baby names over the last 100 years -- And on this page you will learn everything you ever wanted to know about the name Randall. The baby boy name Randall was given to 194 baby boys in 2012, ranking #870 on the national boy baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 8,459 baby boys were given this name - making this a very unique male name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Randall peaked in popularity 62 years ago in 1955 on position 53.



Famous with this name

Randall Batinkoff
Randall Park
Stuart Randall


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Randall is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Randall is currently topping the baby name charts in Arkansas at position #387 - and is the least popular in California at position #1,683.

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 Randall is where you live.


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Randall origin and meaning

Randall is a 7 letter name with 2 syllables. This name means shield-wolf. To see famous people named Randall, pop culture references for the name Randall and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Randall

We've found the following names that sound similar to Randall, sorted by popularity.

Randolph / Randal / Randell / Randel / Randle / Rondell / Rondal / Randolf / Rondall / Randol /

Name statistics


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.

Chart position per year (visualized)



Chart position per state (visualized)



Chart position per year (table view)


Year Rank
2012870
2011841
2010847
2009737
2008699
2007699
2006619
2005585
2004566
2003530
2002529
2001471
2000438
1999402
1998382
1997339
1996321
1995294
1994266
1993242
1992235
1991211
1990192
1989162
1988154
1987153
1986147
1985146
1984147
1983130
1982130
1981137
1980136
1979133
1978135
1977141
1976133
1975121
1974123
1973121
1972120
1971102
1970100
196985
196879
196772
196670
196573
196466
196365
196265
196163
196059
195959
195863
195759
195654
195553
195455
195364
195262
195166
195070
194979
194898
1947105
1946122
1945148
1944156
1943171
1942204
1941214
1940232
1939232
1938272
1937285
1936330
1935332
1934321
1933362
1932391
1931408
1930372
1929435
1928431
1927423
1926414
1925428
1924458
1923455
1922525
1921479
1920486
1919495
1918431
1917459
1916453
1915448
1914516
1913589
1912629

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
Arkansas387
Alabama423
Missouri481
Tennessee484
Louisiana536
Kentucky551
Georgia579
Virginia618
Maryland706
Wisconsin707
Indiana730
Ohio744
Arizona805
North Carolina850
Florida904
Illinois937
Texas1052
Pennsylvania1131
Michigan1145
New York1413
California1683

Even more about Randall


These are some of the common questions you may want to have answered to know if this is the perfect name for your baby.

Is Randall a common or unique name?

By analyzing the number of births and frequency of this name we've determined that it's currently a very unique male name.

What is the number of syllables for the name Randall?

2 syllables. Why is this important? One of the things that makes a baby name sound good and have a nice rythm is the number of syllables - and especially the number of syllables along with the syllable count for your last name. A simple rule is to avoid having the same number of syllables in your first, middle and last name.

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#
On chart
1955
Peak year
Male


Popularity Score™

Name Randall
Gender Male
Popularity 1 in 8,459
Letter count 7
Syllable count 2
Year first discovered 1912
2012 births +194

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