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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Armstrong, Neil Armstrongnoun

    United States astronaut; the first man to set foot on the Moon (July 20, 1969) (1930-)

  2. Armstrong, Louis Armstrong, Satchmonoun

    United States pioneering jazz trumpeter and bandleader (1900-1971)


  1. Armstrongnoun

    An English surname, originally a nickname for someone with strong arms.


  1. armstrong

    An Armstrong number, also known as a narcissistic number, is a number that is equal to the sum of its own digits each raised to the power of the number of digits. For example, 153 is an Armstrong number since 1^3 + 5^3 + 3^3 equals 153. Or 370 because 3^3 + 7^3 + 0^3 equals 370. In other contexts, Armstrong can also be a surname of Scottish origin, meaning "strong arm". This term is not limited to a specific definition and could refer to certain famous individuals like Neil Armstrong (astronaut) or Louis Armstrong (musician).


  1. Armstrong

    Armstrong is a city in Emmet County, Iowa, United States. The population was 926 at the 2010 census. It was originally known as Armstrong Grove.

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Surnames Frequency by Census Records


    According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Armstrong is ranked #213 in terms of the most common surnames in America.

    The Armstrong surname appeared 135,044 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 46 would have the surname Armstrong.

    72.3% or 97,758 total occurrences were White.
    21% or 28,373 total occurrences were Black.
    2.7% or 3,768 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.
    2.3% or 3,120 total occurrences were of two or more races.
    0.9% or 1,256 total occurrences were American Indian or Alaskan Native.
    0.5% or 783 total occurrences were Asian.

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  1. strong-arm

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Armstrong in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Armstrong in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of Armstrong in a Sentence

  1. Jason Maloni:

    I don't expect sponsors to depart in droves as we've seen with Tiger Woods or Lance Armstrong, at the end of the day, these sponsors are going to have to make a determination : does Tom Brady underscore our brand, do we help ourselves by associating ourselves with Tom Brady brand ? And I think the answer is yes.

  2. Jennifer Levasseur:

    Special [as part of the exhibit] are the Apollo 11 objects, [Neil] Armstrong's headset, the lunar module film camera that recorded the first landing, and a waist tether used in the LM as well — the last two of which are on loan to us, and are promised donations, from the Armstrong family.

  3. Bob Kendrick:

    He barely gets mentioned, he's our Buzz Aldrin who walked on the moon right after Neil Armstrong and nobody talks about Neil Armstrong.

  4. Jackson Browne:

    And my dad wanted me to play the trumpet because that's what he liked. His idol was Louis Armstrong. My dad thought my teeth came together in a way that was perfect for playing the trumpet.

  5. Brian Cookson:

    After the Festina affair in 1998, the 1999 Tour which was supposed to be the tour of renewal. In that tour, Lance Armstrong had a positive test for cortisone, which was covered up by the UCI.

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