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Alfred

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How popular is the baby name Alfred in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born Ranking
1880 469 0 469 #35 boy name
1881 466 0 466 #33 boy name
1882 523 0 523 #32 boy name
1883 457 0 457 #35 boy name
1884 520 0 520 #37 boy name
1885 446 0 446 #39 boy name
1886 480 0 480 #36 boy name
1887 468 0 468 #35 boy name
1888 536 0 536 #37 boy name
1889 472 0 472 #42 boy name
1890 549 0 549 #35 boy name
1891 499 0 499 #39 boy name
1892 542 0 542 #40 boy name
1893 530 0 530 #38 boy name
1894 521 0 521 #40 boy name
1895 551 0 551 #38 boy name
1896 527 0 527 #42 boy name
1897 513 0 513 #40 boy name
1898 651 6 645 #36 boy name
1899 503 7 496 #41 boy name
1900 640 0 640 #42 boy name
1901 506 0 506 #39 boy name
1902 597 7 590 #39 boy name
1903 557 0 557 #39 boy name
1904 607 7 600 #41 boy name
1905 591 0 591 #43 boy name
1906 637 5 632 #40 boy name
1907 743 5 738 #36 boy name
1908 739 0 739 #38 boy name
1909 763 0 763 #39 boy name
1910 927 5 922 #38 boy name
1911 1,163 5 1,158 #39 boy name
1912 2,224 14 2,210 #40 boy name
1913 2,588 11 2,577 #42 boy name
1914 3,361 15 3,346 #41 boy name
1915 4,247 15 4,232 #42 boy name
1916 4,295 16 4,279 #43 boy name
1917 4,445 22 4,423 #43 boy name
1918 4,891 17 4,874 #42 boy name
1919 4,642 28 4,614 #42 boy name
1920 5,033 25 5,008 #42 boy name
1921 4,954 29 4,925 #43 boy name
1922 4,857 23 4,834 #42 boy name
1923 5,028 20 5,008 #42 boy name
1924 4,952 25 4,927 #43 boy name
1925 4,827 30 4,797 #43 boy name
1926 4,765 33 4,732 #45 boy name
1927 4,788 39 4,749 #45 boy name
1928 6,284 39 6,245 #33 boy name
1929 4,971 37 4,934 #41 boy name
1930 4,593 37 4,556 #46 boy name
1931 3,984 40 3,944 #50 boy name
1932 3,920 21 3,899 #49 boy name
1933 3,283 19 3,264 #57 boy name
1934 3,176 16 3,160 #64 boy name
1935 3,133 14 3,119 #63 boy name
1936 3,272 17 3,255 #60 boy name
1937 3,195 16 3,179 #60 boy name
1938 3,026 19 3,007 #69 boy name
1939 3,003 15 2,988 #70 boy name
1940 3,077 14 3,063 #69 boy name
1941 3,070 20 3,050 #74 boy name
1942 3,415 12 3,403 #76 boy name
1943 3,459 13 3,446 #78 boy name
1944 3,063 15 3,048 #82 boy name
1945 2,904 9 2,895 #88 boy name
1946 3,247 8 3,239 #94 boy name
1947 3,429 16 3,413 #96 boy name
1948 3,261 16 3,245 #96 boy name
1949 3,201 14 3,187 #96 boy name
1950 3,250 13 3,237 #96 boy name
1951 3,211 18 3,193 #100 boy name
1952 3,145 6 3,139
1953 3,135 15 3,120
1954 3,066 16 3,050
1955 2,981 6 2,975
1956 2,953 15 2,938
1957 2,835 13 2,822
1958 2,725 16 2,709
1959 2,567 21 2,546
1960 2,421 18 2,403
1961 2,302 21 2,281
1962 2,148 13 2,135
1963 1,999 11 1,988
1964 1,977 16 1,961
1965 1,664 9 1,655
1966 1,619 13 1,606
1967 1,644 10 1,634
1968 1,504 11 1,493
1969 1,511 14 1,497
1970 1,426 12 1,414
1971 1,384 14 1,370
1972 1,177 14 1,163
1973 1,086 11 1,075
1974 989 16 973
1975 954 5 949
1976 911 9 902
1977 960 9 951
1978 908 13 895
1979 846 11 835
1980 872 8 864
1981 823 8 815
1982 840 6 834
1983 816 9 807
1984 748 0 748
1985 674 0 674
1986 683 11 672
1987 687 7 680
1988 721 0 721
1989 642 8 634
1990 642 0 642
1991 582 5 577
1992 570 0 570
1993 524 0 524
1994 458 5 453
1995 449 0 449
1996 423 0 423
1997 378 0 378
1998 371 0 371
1999 338 0 338
2000 348 0 348
2001 345 0 345
2002 284 0 284
2003 274 0 274
2004 267 0 267
2005 280 0 280
2006 281 0 281
2007 301 0 301
2008 278 0 278
2009 262 0 262
2010 225 0 225
2011 219 0 219
2012 212 0 212
2013 207 0 207
2014 287 0 287
2015 231 0 231

Want to know about the popularity of the Alfred baby name? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 242,396 babies born with the name Alfred in the United States. That's more than enough Alfreds to occupy the territory of Mayotte (France) with an estimated population of 217,000 (as of July 1, 2012). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given to 469 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Alfred" was in 1928 with a total of 6,245 babies. (That's a lot of baby Alfreds)

According to the 1939 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Alfred" ranks #54 in popularity as a baby boy's name in Louisiana. Imagine that, 89 babies in Louisiana have the same name as you in 1939. Across the entire United States a total of 3,003 babies also bear the same first name during the same year. OMG! It's tough being a popular person isn't it?

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

Have you been wondering what does the name "Alfred" mean? The list below shows the origins of Alfred as well as things modernly associated with the name Alfred such as celebrities named Alfred.

Origin and Meaning of Alfred

The name "Alfred" is of English origin, and it means "Counselor". It's a name commonly given to boys.

Alfred Hitchcock

Alfred Hitchcock is a director and producer with the most prominent portion of his career being from 1921 to 1976. Alfred was born in 1899 as Alfred Joseph Hitchcock in Leytonstone, Essex, England.

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Freddie Highmore

Freddie Highmore is an actor and voice actor with the most prominent portion of his career being from 1999 to present. Freddie was born in 1992 as Alfred Thomas Highmore in Camden, London, UK.

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Weird Al Yankovic

Weird Al Yankovic is a singer, songwriter, parodist, and record producer specializing in parody, comedy, and polka music with the most prominent portion of their career being from 1976 to present. Weird was born in 1959 as Alfred Matthew Yankovic in Downey, California, U.S.

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Al Sharpton

Al Sharpton is a baptist minister civil rights/social justice activist radio and television talk show host with the most prominent portion of his career being from 1969 to present. Al was born in 1954 as Alfred Charles Sharpton Jr. in Brooklyn, New York, U.S.

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Benny Hill

Benny Hill is a comedian with the most prominent portion of his career being from 1937 to 1992. Benny was born in 1924 as Alfred Hawthorne Hill in Southampton, Hampshire, England.

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Alfred Molina

Alfred Molina is an actor with the most prominent portion of his career being from 1978 to present. Alfred was born in 1953 as Alfredo Molina in Paddington, London, England.

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Other Inspirations for the Name Alfred

Alfred Angelo
Alfred Dunner
Alfred Enoch
Alfred Sung
Alfred The Great
Alfred Morris
Alfred Blue
Alfred Street

Alternative Meanings

A is for activities, for you have many.

L is for lucky, who is more?

F is for fancy, never just plain you!

R is for rapport, friends seek you.

E is for exotic, no lack of spirit here!

D is for dream, your beacon ahead.

Your name in reverse order is "Derfla". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Eldfar". 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.

Past life for Alfred born Apr 12, 1922

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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 Ontario approximately on 1425. Your profession was chemist, alchemist, and poison manufacturer.

You always liked to travel, to investigate, could have been detective or spy. You should develop self-love and ability to implant hope into hearts of people. Ambition - is not everything. True wealth is buried in your soul.

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