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ˈvæn dər bɪltvan·der·bilt

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Vanderbilt, Cornelius Vanderbilt, Commodore Vanderbiltnoun

    United States financier who accumulated great wealth from railroad and shipping businesses (1794-1877)


  1. Vanderbilt

    Vanderbilt is a village in Otsego County in the U.S. state of Michigan. The population was 562 at the 2010 census.

Who Was Who?

  1. Vanderbilt

    An American family of means who possess a few railroads much of New York City, some splendid divorces, and a weakness for Newport and newspapers.

Surnames Frequency by Census Records


    According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Vanderbilt is ranked #15947 in terms of the most common surnames in America.

    The Vanderbilt surname appeared 1,822 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 1 would have the surname Vanderbilt.

    77.8% or 1,419 total occurrences were White.
    17.7% or 323 total occurrences were Black.
    2.3% or 42 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.
    1.7% or 32 total occurrences were of two or more races.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Vanderbilt in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Vanderbilt in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of Vanderbilt in a Sentence

  1. Steven Hollon:

    Vanderbilt University in Tennessee's pretty clear that mindfulness can have an effect, we are just beginning to understand how this may become a viable alternative to medication particularly for people who don't want to stay on medication forever.

  2. Melissa Leggio:

    All the doctors and nurses at Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt have been amazing. Due to [COVID-19] restrictions, only one parent was allowed with Abigail during her treatment and all the nurses took such great care of her and also helped me through the ups and downs of watching your child go through cancer treatments, we will be forever grateful for everything they have done for us.

  3. Maria Bulanova:

    What really made them stand out is obviously the education. And I was also looking for a good bowling program where I know that we’re going to win something, we’re going to be in competition for the national championship. So Vanderbilt had both, and that was perfect.

  4. Harry Hudson:

    I am so grateful for Kylie's friendship and the impact she's had on my life and my cancer journey.She has always been there for me, and together, we wanted to figure out a way to be there for other young people who are battling this disease. With the help of Teen Cancer America, we were able to contribute the first Hey, I'm Here For You Teen lounge at Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt — a comfortable space for young people undergoing treatment to pursue their passions, this is a full-circle moment for me, and I am excited to continue growing my partnership with Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt and TCA.

  5. Maria Bulanova:

    People were surprised that Vanderbilt was able to recruit me all the way from Russia, they were like, ‘Oh, wow. Their recruiting is really diverse.’ Like, ‘Wow. They saw you all the way from there.'.

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    long and thin and often limp
    • A. lacerate
    • B. lank
    • C. tenebrous
    • D. numinous

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