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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Townsend, Francis Everett Townsendnoun

    United States social reformer who proposed an old-age pension sponsored by the federal government; his plan was a precursor to Social Security (1867-1960)


  1. townsend

    Townsend is predominantly a surname of English origin. It is derived from a Middle English phrase meaning "the end of a town". It could reference a geographical location or a town's boundary. Additionally, Townsend is also the name of multiple towns, cities, and communities in English-speaking countries.


  1. Townsend

    Townsend is a city in and the county seat of Broadwater County, Montana, United States. The population was 1,878 at the 2010 census.

Surnames Frequency by Census Records


    According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Townsend is ranked #483 in terms of the most common surnames in America.

    The Townsend surname appeared 69,360 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 24 would have the surname Townsend.

    67.7% or 46,957 total occurrences were White.
    26.4% or 18,325 total occurrences were Black.
    2.3% or 1,651 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.
    2.2% or 1,561 total occurrences were of two or more races.
    0.7% or 548 total occurrences were American Indian or Alaskan Native.
    0.4% or 326 total occurrences were Asian.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Townsend in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Townsend in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of Townsend in a Sentence

  1. Assistant Police Chief Todd Strickland:

    We're trying to... piece back as far as we can to see Mr. Townsend's conduct and events over the last couple days.

  2. Maryland Governor Larry Hogan:

    I reached out to and spoke with Lieutenant Governor Townsend this morning and on behalf of the people of Maryland I expressed our most heartfelt sympathies.

  3. Katrina Adams:

    There's a lot of electricity about our young players coming up... Madison Keyes is emerging, Sloane Stephens seems to be back on track, and there's also Taylor Townsend and Christina McHale, obviously at the top you've got Serena and Venus( Williams), so that shows that the diversity in the sport is really high here in America with these kids emerging and having a great stride. I think the sport is growing.

  4. Gideon McKean:

    CLICK HERE FOR MORE CORONAVIRUS COVERAGE McKean was the daughter of RFKs oldest child, Kathleen Kennedy Townsend, a former Maryland lieutenant governor. Gideon was deeply compassionate, declining to sing childrens songs if they contained a hint of animals or people being treated cruelly.

  5. Alexander Rossi:

    One of the ways we found most efficient to saving fuel was being in the draft of others, so Townsend( Bell) helped me out quite a bit by towing me around for probably about 12 laps and Ryan( Hunter-Reay, the 2014 Indy 500 winner) helped me at the end by towing me for four laps.

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