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Athena

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1902 5 5 0
1906 6 6 0
1909 6 6 0
1912 10 10 0
1914 10 10 0
1915 22 22 0
1916 24 24 0
1917 38 38 0
1918 35 35 0
1919 44 44 0
1920 40 40 0
1921 37 37 0
1922 53 53 0
1923 36 36 0
1924 51 51 0
1925 38 38 0
1926 42 42 0
1927 39 39 0
1928 42 42 0
1929 38 38 0
1930 47 47 0
1931 33 33 0
1932 27 27 0
1933 31 31 0
1934 17 17 0
1935 28 28 0
1936 17 17 0
1937 14 14 0
1938 17 17 0
1939 14 14 0
1940 13 13 0
1941 23 23 0
1942 22 22 0
1943 18 18 0
1944 17 17 0
1945 17 17 0
1946 15 15 0
1947 22 22 0
1948 30 30 0
1949 27 27 0
1950 27 27 0
1951 28 28 0
1952 19 19 0
1953 26 26 0
1954 45 45 0
1955 176 176 0
1956 127 127 0
1957 111 111 0
1958 104 104 0
1959 123 123 0
1960 151 151 0
1961 150 150 0
1962 159 159 0
1963 129 129 0
1964 150 150 0
1965 127 127 0
1966 135 135 0
1967 163 163 0
1968 176 176 0
1969 176 176 0
1970 200 200 0
1971 220 220 0
1972 228 228 0
1973 218 218 0
1974 253 253 0
1975 252 252 0
1976 232 232 0
1977 266 266 0
1978 269 269 0
1979 445 445 0
1980 346 346 0
1981 322 322 0
1982 325 325 0
1983 335 335 0
1984 326 326 0
1985 326 326 0
1986 266 266 0
1987 202 202 0
1988 233 233 0
1989 279 279 0
1990 285 285 0
1991 264 264 0
1992 251 251 0
1993 269 269 0
1994 247 247 0
1995 296 296 0
1996 317 317 0
1997 316 316 0
1998 451 451 0
1999 493 493 0
2000 497 497 0
2001 551 551 0
2002 548 548 0
2003 538 538 0
2004 599 599 0
2005 659 659 0
2006 607 607 0
2007 727 727 0
2008 692 692 0
2009 740 740 0
2010 880 880 0
2011 1,006 1,006 0
2012 1,304 1,304 0
2013 1,451 1,451 0
2014 1,681 1,681 0
2015 2,040 2,040 0

Want to know about the popularity of the Athena baby name? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 26,619 babies born with the name Athena in the United States. That's more than enough Athenas to occupy the territory of British Virgin Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 24,000 (as of July 1, 2012). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1902 when it was given to 5 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Athena" was in 2015 with a total of 2,040 babies. (That's a lot of baby Athenas)

According to the 2014 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Athena" ranks #78 in popularity as a baby girl's name in Montana. Imagine that, 11 babies in Montana have the same name as you in 2014. Across the entire United States a total of 1,681 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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Where is the name Athena popular?

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

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

Origin and Meaning of Athena

The name "Athena" is of Greek origin, and it means "Goddess of Wisdom & War". It's a name commonly given to girls.

Athena Chu

Athena Chu is an actress and model with the most prominent portion of her career being from 1992 to present. Athena was born in 1971 in Hong Kong.

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Athena Massey

Athena was born in 1971 as Athena Marie Massey in Orange, California, U.S.

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Athena Lundberg

Athena Lundberg is a playboy playmate . Athena was born in 1986 in Mountain View, California.

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Other Inspirations for the Name Athena

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Athena Consulting
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Athena Pallas
Athena Uga
Athena Build
Athena Karkanis
Athena Login
Athena Krueger

Alternative Meanings

A is for able, for you surely are.

T is for treasure, of your friendship.

H is for honor, your most valuable possession.

E is for electric, a sparkling trait!

N is for noble, your regal bearing.

A is for activities, for you have many.

Your name in reverse order is "Anehta". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Ntaeah". 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 Athena born May 26, 1996

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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 Wales approximately on 1750. Your profession was dramatist, director, musician, and bard.

You always liked to travel, to investigate, could have been detective or spy. Your lesson - to conquer jealousy and anger in yourself and then in those, who will select you as their guide. You should understand that these weaknesses are caused by fear and self-regret.

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