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  1. Carothers, Wallace Carothers, Wallace Hume Carothersnoun

    United States chemist who developed nylon (1896-1937)


  1. Carothers

    Carothers is a surname.


  1. carothers

    Carothers is a surname of Scottish origin. However, it is more commonly recognized as the name of Wallace Hume Carothers, an American chemist known for the invention of neoprene and nylon while working for DuPont. Beyond these contexts, Carothers may refer to specific places, schools, or entities named after individuals bearing the Carothers surname. The meaning and use would largely depend on the context in which it is utilized.

Surnames Frequency by Census Records


    According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Carothers is ranked #6238 in terms of the most common surnames in America.

    The Carothers surname appeared 5,480 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 2 would have the surname Carothers.

    76% or 4,165 total occurrences were White.
    18.6% or 1,020 total occurrences were Black.
    2.5% or 137 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.
    1.9% or 104 total occurrences were of two or more races.
    0.6% or 33 total occurrences were American Indian or Alaskan Native.
    0.3% or 21 total occurrences were Asian.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of carothers in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of carothers in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

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