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[stat-i-stish-uh n]
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  1. an expert in or compiler of statistics.
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Also statist.

Origin of statistician

First recorded in 1815–25; statist(ics) + -ician
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accountant, analyst, auditor, bookkeeper, comptroller, treasurer, CPA, actuary, statistician, calculator

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British Dictionary definitions for statistician


  1. a person who specializes in or is skilled at statistics
  2. a person who compiles statistics
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Word Origin and History for statistician


1825, from statistic + -ian.

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