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Popularity
12k
in the U.S.
since 1880

America

  • Gender: Girl
  • Origin: German
  • Meaning: Home Ruler
  • #2182 All Time
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Boys
Similar Names
< 1k Americus (German)
< 1k Amerigo (Italian)

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



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Want to know about the populiarty of America? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 11,829 babies born with the name America in the United States. That's more than enough Americas to occupy the country of Tuvalu with an estimated population of 10,000 (as of July 1, 2012). The name first appeared in the year 1880 when it was given to 16 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "America" was in 2005 with a total of 719 babies.

According to the 1993 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "America" is not a popular baby girl's name in Florida. Imagine that, only 7 babies in Florida have the same name as you in 1993. Across the entire United States a total of only 116 babies also bear the same first name during the same year.

What does the name "America" mean?

America (German): Home Ruler

The name "America" is of German origin and it means "Home Ruler". It's a name commonly given to both boys and girls. There is 1 other name that is similar to this one.

A is for activities, for you have many.

M is for mighty, your inner strength.

E is for easy going, no ruffles here.

R is for rapport, friends seek you.

I is for inspire, others seek your guidance.

C is for caring, your finest trait.

A is for accepting, your forgiving nature.

Your name in reverse order is "Acirema". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Raemaic". 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 America popular?



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

Celebrities named America

America Ferrera

America Ferrera is an actress with the most prominent portion of her career being from 2 to present. America was born in 1984 as America Georgine Ferrera in Los Angeles, California, U.S.

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Past life for America born Aug 12, 1941

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Southern Africa approximately on 1725. Your profession was dancer, singer, and actor.

As a ruthless character, you carefully weighed your decisions in critical situations, with excellent self-control and strong will. Generally liked, but not always loved. Your lesson - to combat violence and disharmony in our world, to understand its roots and origins. All global problems have similar origins.

Name poster for America

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