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Billie

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born Ranking
1880 10 0 10
1881 8 0 8
1882 20 0 20
1884 18 0 18
1885 15 0 15
1886 20 8 12
1887 19 7 12
1888 20 6 14
1889 27 13 14
1890 17 9 8
1891 11 11 0
1892 24 15 9
1893 30 18 12
1894 31 18 13
1895 36 23 13
1896 55 41 14
1897 44 28 16
1898 54 43 11
1899 40 27 13
1900 100 76 24
1901 66 52 14
1902 84 70 14
1903 103 83 20
1904 87 68 19
1905 139 112 27
1906 148 127 21
1907 136 118 18
1908 167 139 28
1909 173 144 29
1910 205 165 40
1911 206 169 37
1912 334 258 76
1913 372 289 83
1914 451 326 125
1915 638 468 170
1916 782 565 217
1917 864 618 246
1918 1,015 709 306
1919 1,146 790 356
1920 1,425 902 523
1921 1,651 1,104 547
1922 1,718 1,103 615
1923 2,018 1,248 770
1924 2,481 1,599 882
1925 2,817 1,827 990
1926 3,327 2,172 1,155
1927 3,869 2,550 1,319
1928 4,094 2,777 1,317 #96 girl name
1929 4,621 3,190 1,431 #79 girl name
1930 4,714 3,241 1,473 #79 girl name
1931 4,263 2,919 1,344 #81 girl name
1932 3,827 2,635 1,192 #93 girl name
1933 3,520 2,482 1,038 #92 girl name
1934 3,592 2,556 1,036 #92 girl name
1935 3,092 2,246 846
1936 2,814 1,991 823
1937 2,651 1,939 712
1938 2,432 1,746 686
1939 2,090 1,538 552
1940 1,963 1,484 479
1941 2,000 1,554 446
1942 2,264 1,828 436
1943 2,423 1,994 429
1944 2,167 1,762 405
1945 1,848 1,556 292
1946 1,985 1,635 350
1947 1,994 1,653 341
1948 1,833 1,546 287
1949 1,630 1,355 275
1950 1,566 1,315 251
1951 1,628 1,419 209
1952 1,626 1,391 235
1953 1,563 1,332 231
1954 1,521 1,277 244
1955 1,281 1,090 191
1956 1,349 1,127 222
1957 1,207 989 218
1958 1,043 864 179
1959 1,034 832 202
1960 971 782 189
1961 904 733 171
1962 842 654 188
1963 849 660 189
1964 1,087 896 191
1965 884 723 161
1966 894 723 171
1967 1,001 857 144
1968 968 815 153
1969 945 823 122
1970 1,256 1,104 152
1971 1,248 1,114 134
1972 1,184 1,077 107
1973 1,236 1,091 145
1974 1,267 1,132 135
1975 1,110 1,010 100
1976 1,110 1,000 110
1977 947 844 103
1978 907 786 121
1979 916 820 96
1980 920 801 119
1981 781 668 113
1982 611 514 97
1983 595 521 74
1984 467 387 80
1985 395 331 64
1986 334 283 51
1987 339 284 55
1988 335 289 46
1989 284 232 52
1990 302 235 67
1991 258 212 46
1992 261 220 41
1993 259 217 42
1994 282 240 42
1995 267 229 38
1996 242 202 40
1997 239 213 26
1998 223 198 25
1999 189 174 15
2000 168 146 22
2001 165 143 22
2002 135 116 19
2003 144 128 16
2004 125 98 27
2005 108 85 23
2006 120 95 25
2007 121 105 16
2008 100 89 11
2009 97 80 17
2010 87 73 14
2011 96 86 10
2012 103 91 12
2013 121 110 11
2014 134 122 12
2015 105 95 10

Want to know about the popularity of the Billie baby name? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 132,694 babies born with the name Billie in the United States. That's more than enough Billies to occupy the country of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines with an estimated population of 109,000 (as of July 1, 2012). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given to 10 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Billie" was in 1930 with a total of 3,241 babies. (That's a lot of baby Billies)

According to the 1941 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Billie" ranks #78 in popularity as a baby girl's name in Mississippi. Imagine that, 77 babies in Mississippi have the same name as you in 1941. Across the entire United States a total of 2,000 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 "Billie" mean? The list below shows the origins of Billie as well as things modernly associated with the name Billie such as celebrities named Billie.

Origin and Meaning of Billie

The name "Billie" is of German origin, and it means "Diminutive form of Wilhelmina". It's a name commonly given to both boys and girls.

Billie Piper

Billie Piper is a singer, dancer, and actress specializing in pop and dance-pop music with the most prominent portion of her career being from 1998 to present. Billie was born in 1982 as Leian Paul Piper in Swindon, Wiltshire, England.

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Billie Holiday

Billie Holiday is a singer and songwriter specializing in vocal jazz, jazz blues, torch songs, and swing music with the most prominent portion of her career being from 1933 to 1959. Billie was born in 1915 as Eleanora Fagan in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S.

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Billie Joe Armstrong

Billie Joe Armstrong is a singer, musician, songwriter, and guitarist specializing in punk rock, pop punk, and alternative rock music with the most prominent portion of his career being from 1986 to present. Billie was born in 1972 as Billie Joe Armstrong in Oakland, California, US.

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Billie Burke

Billie Burke is an actress with the most prominent portion of her career being from 1903 to 1960. Billie was born in 1885 as Mary William Ethelbert Appleton Burke in Washington, D.C., U.S.

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Billie Jean King

Billie Jean King is a tennis biography. Billie was born in 1943 in Long Beach, California, USA.

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Billie Myers

Billie Myers is a singer-songwriter specializing in rock, pop, and pop rock music with the most prominent portion of her career being from 1997 to present. Billie was born in 1971 in Coventry, West Midlands, England.

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Other Inspirations for the Name Billie

Billie Holiday Death
Billie Lourd
Billie Jean

Alternative Meanings

B is for brilliance, your vivacity for life.

I is for ignite, the fire in you!

L is for little, the little things you do.

L is for lofty, your ambitions are high!

I is for impress, for impress you will.

E is for exquisite, who could argue?

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

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Past life for Billie born Jan 5, 1936

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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 Greece approximately on 1075. Your profession was monk, bee-keeper, and lone gunman.

You were always involved with all new things. You have always loved changes, especially in art, music, cooking. The world is full of ill and lonely people. You should help those, who are less fortunate than you are.

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