Townes is a male first name. In very rare cases it is also used for girls.
… it’s a special occasion. That’s because the name Townes is quite rare in the US. While it’s still a name in use, lately, only approximately 4 out of 100,000 boys have been named Townes. In the SmartGenius ranking, Townes is # 1,857 on the list of most common boys names. If you polled the whole US population – children, adults and seniors – you’d find less than one in 10,000 to be named Townes.
In not even one in five states you will find more than 4 men and boys with the name Townes. This first name might not be completely unknown, but in the entire United States, there are about 324 Americans who bear this name. And these 324 men and boys named Townes live in no more than 9 different states, including for example California, Colorado, Georgia, New York and North Carolina. In the other 41 states, there are either none or less than a handful boys and men with this name (to explain: The official statistics provide the data per state only if at least five men with a specific name live in the same state. So, it’s quite possible that there are one or two states where someone with the name Townes lives although the name is not listed in the official statistics. Should you be one of those rare people whose name is Townes and you live outside the states highlighted on the map, please let us know so we can improve our statistics). The state with the most boys and men named Townes relative to its male population is Texas. And even there, only one male in 57,234 would raise his hand if you asked, who is called Townes.
Well, you might say, you probably figured that out yourself! But what you might not know is: The letter T is a particularly popular initial letter for boys’ names. That’s because 6.3% of all common boys’ names in the US begin with this letter. By the way, the most common first letters for boys’ names are J, A and D.
With six letters, the name Townes is of average length. In fact, 28% of all common first names in the US consist of exactly six letters. 24% of all first names are shorter, while 48% have seven letters or more. On average, first names in the US (not counting hyphenated names) are 6.5 letters long. There are no significant differences between boys' and girls' names.
With 6.3% of all boys' names that begin with the letter T, this first letter is much more common than the other letters on average. And Thomas is the boys’ name starting with T, which is the most common of all.
If your name is Townes and someone asks after your name, you can of course just tell them what it is. But sometimes that isn't so easy - what if it's too loud, and you don't understand them well? Or what if the other person is so far away that you can see them but not hear them? In these situations, you can communicate your name in so many other ways: you call spell it, sign it, or even use a flag to wave it...
So that everyone really understands you when you have to spell the name Townes, you can simply say:
Braille is made up of dots, which the blind and visually impaired can feel to read words.
Just use American Sign Language!
These flags are used for maritime communication - each flag represents a letter.
In the navy, sailors of two ships might wave flags to each other to send messages. A sailor holds two flags in specific positions to represent different letters.
In Morse code, letters and other characters are represented only by a series of short and long tones. For example, a short tone followed by a long tone stands for the letter A. Townes sounds like this: