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Popularity
536k
in the U.S.
since 1880

Adam

  • Gender: Boy
  • Origin: Hebrew
  • Meaning: Man, Of the Earth
  • #116 All Time
  • #79 in 2014
Girls
Boys

How popular is the name "Adam" in the U.S.?



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YearTotal Babies BornGirls BornBoys BornRanking
18801040104
18811160116
18821140114
18831070107
188483083
188596096
18861030103
188784084
18881200120
188993093
189074074
189187087
18921060106
189387087
189486086
189578078
189696096
189788088
189887087
189974074
19001110111
190171071
190299099
190382082
19041030103
19051010101
19061050105
19071270127
19081090109
19091130113
19101540154
19111890189
19123070307
19133545349
19144890489
19155740574
19166090609
19176140614
19186530653
19195420542
19205790579
19215885583
19224690469
19234357428
19244640464
19254596453
19264250425
19273890389
19283570357
19293080308
19302740274
19313000300
19322570257
19332350235
19342370237
19352380238
19362160216
19372220222
19382140214
19392160216
19402270227
19412300230
19422410241
19432520252
19442210221
19452090209
19462470247
19472700270
19482440244
19493010301
19503060306
19512970297
19522950295
19533325327
19542820282
19553510351
19563940394
19574346428
19584690469
19595850585
19601,01901,019
19611,58101,581
19622,15502,155
19632,34972,342
19642,867122,855
19652,57882,570
19662,512122,500
19672,53772,530
19682,557102,547
19692,884172,867
19704,341214,320#71 boy name
19715,883265,857#57 boy name
19725,774255,749#51 boy name
19736,879396,840#45 boy name
19748,489508,439#36 boy name
19758,699458,654#38 boy name
19769,992459,947#36 boy name
197711,0966111,035#33 boy name
197813,9896813,921#29 boy name
197917,1639717,066#23 boy name
198018,9659518,870#22 boy name
198120,1187720,041#20 boy name
198220,20911620,093#19 boy name
198323,61213223,480#18 boy name
198424,07514223,933#18 boy name
198520,27811720,161#22 boy name
198618,2449018,154#24 boy name
198717,01410216,912#27 boy name
198816,5358416,451#26 boy name
198916,9876016,927#27 boy name
199014,7433514,708#32 boy name
199112,3202112,299#36 boy name
199211,9393711,902#36 boy name
199311,5492111,528#39 boy name
199411,0533711,016#38 boy name
199510,4951310,482#38 boy name
19969,577249,553#39 boy name
19978,817158,802#39 boy name
19988,367138,354#45 boy name
19998,239208,219#44 boy name
20008,149168,133#45 boy name
20017,762137,749#51 boy name
20027,75787,749#55 boy name
20037,705217,684#58 boy name
20047,505377,468#58 boy name
20056,850146,836#64 boy name
20066,801126,789#64 boy name
20076,78676,779#65 boy name
20086,098136,085#72 boy name
20095,66975,662#74 boy name
20105,10295,093#81 boy name
20115,207115,196#81 boy name
20125,30305,303#82 boy name
20135,23255,227#82 boy name
20145,30075,293#79 boy name

Want to know about the populiarty of Adam? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 536,164 babies born with the name Adam in the United States. That's more than enough Adams to occupy the country of Suriname with an estimated population of 534,000 (as of July 1, 2012). The name first appeared in the year 1880 when it was given to 104 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Adam" was in 1984 with a total of 23,933 babies. (That's a lot of baby Adams)

According to the 2013 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Adam" ranks #83 in popularity as a baby boy's name in Texas. Imagine that, 504 babies in Texas have the same name as you in 2013. Across the entire United States a total of 5,232 babies also bear the same first name during the same year. OMG! It's tough being a popular person isn't it?

What does the name "Adam" mean?

Adam (Hebrew): Man, Of the Earth

The name "Adam" is of Hebrew origin and it means "Man, Of the Earth". It's a name commonly given to boys. There are 8 other names that are similar to this one.

A is for admirable, you certainly are!

D is for desire, your thoughts do aspire.

A is for altruism, the unselfish you.

M is for munificent, for you are extremely liberal in giving.

Your name in reverse order is "Mada". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Aamd". How do you pronounce that?

Now try the names of everyone you know including friends, cousins, neighbors, classmates, co-workers or your pets. Even your favorite anime, TV or movie characters! See what their names mean. Remember, this is purely just for fun.

Where is the name Adam popular?



The map shows the relative popularity of the name Adam in each of the states since 1950. Can you guess a name that was popular in the new england region? Search for the name to check your answer!

Celebrities named Adam

Adam Levine

Adam Levine is a singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, and actor specializing in pop rock music with the most prominent portion of his career being from 1994 to present. Adam was born in 1979 as Adam Noah Levine in Los Angeles, California, U.S.

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Adam Sandler

Adam Sandler is an actor, comedian, screenwriter, and entrepreneur. Adam was born in 1966 as Adam Richard Sandler in Brooklyn, New York, U.S.

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Adam Lambert

Adam Lambert is a singer, songwriter, and actor specializing in pop, pop rock, dance, and electronic music with the most prominent portion of his career being from 2 to present. Adam was born in 1982 as Adam Mitchel Lambert in Indianapolis, Indiana.

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Adam Brody

Adam Brody is an actor with the most prominent portion of his career being from 1995 to present. Adam was born in 1979 as Adam Jared Brody in San Diego, California, US.

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Adam West

Adam West is an actor and voice actor with the most prominent portion of his career being from 1954 to present. Adam was born in 1928 as William West Anderson in Walla Walla, Washington U.S.

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Adam Baldwin

Adam Baldwin is an actor with the most prominent portion of his career being from 1980 to present. Adam was born in 1962 in Winnetka, Illinois, U.S.

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Past life for Adam born Apr 7, 1945

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a male in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Northern India approximately on 1850. Your profession was medicine man, surgeon, and herbalist.

You had a mind of a scientist, always seeking new explanations. Environment often misunderstood you. Had a respectable knowledge. Your lesson - to study, to practice and to use wisdom, enclosed in psychological sciences, and in ancient manuscripts. With strong faith and hard work you will reach your real destiny in present life.

Name poster for Adam

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