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Buck

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1880 5 0 5
1881 14 0 14
1882 12 0 12
1883 5 0 5
1884 13 0 13
1885 18 0 18
1886 12 0 12
1887 14 0 14
1888 18 0 18
1889 9 0 9
1890 9 0 9
1891 20 0 20
1892 17 0 17
1893 14 0 14
1894 12 0 12
1895 12 0 12
1896 19 0 19
1897 16 0 16
1898 17 0 17
1899 21 0 21
1900 32 0 32
1901 12 0 12
1902 17 0 17
1903 24 0 24
1904 29 0 29
1905 27 0 27
1906 24 0 24
1907 33 0 33
1908 34 0 34
1909 40 0 40
1910 49 0 49
1911 46 0 46
1912 57 0 57
1913 57 0 57
1914 64 0 64
1915 80 0 80
1916 95 0 95
1917 86 0 86
1918 92 0 92
1919 102 0 102
1920 89 0 89
1921 92 0 92
1922 77 0 77
1923 82 0 82
1924 65 0 65
1925 83 0 83
1926 75 0 75
1927 69 0 69
1928 75 0 75
1929 52 0 52
1930 67 0 67
1931 67 0 67
1932 73 0 73
1933 71 0 71
1934 66 0 66
1935 72 0 72
1936 70 0 70
1937 74 0 74
1938 52 0 52
1939 41 0 41
1940 47 0 47
1941 51 0 51
1942 44 0 44
1943 40 0 40
1944 34 0 34
1945 41 0 41
1946 47 0 47
1947 45 0 45
1948 49 0 49
1949 43 0 43
1950 42 0 42
1951 36 0 36
1952 36 0 36
1953 44 0 44
1954 43 0 43
1955 45 0 45
1956 59 0 59
1957 44 0 44
1958 33 0 33
1959 57 0 57
1960 61 0 61
1961 44 0 44
1962 53 0 53
1963 42 0 42
1964 46 0 46
1965 36 0 36
1966 39 0 39
1967 35 0 35
1968 59 0 59
1969 57 0 57
1970 73 0 73
1971 56 0 56
1972 67 0 67
1973 59 0 59
1974 63 0 63
1975 53 0 53
1976 85 0 85
1977 85 0 85
1978 76 0 76
1979 93 0 93
1980 94 0 94
1981 96 0 96
1982 99 0 99
1983 73 0 73
1984 67 0 67
1985 61 0 61
1986 64 0 64
1987 57 0 57
1988 51 0 51
1989 65 0 65
1990 57 0 57
1991 24 0 24
1992 42 0 42
1993 21 0 21
1994 23 0 23
1995 21 0 21
1996 25 0 25
1997 14 0 14
1998 20 0 20
1999 17 0 17
2000 12 0 12
2001 18 0 18
2002 19 0 19
2003 12 0 12
2004 22 0 22
2005 26 0 26
2006 17 0 17
2007 22 0 22
2008 23 0 23
2009 21 0 21
2010 21 0 21
2011 16 0 16
2012 23 0 23
2013 23 0 23
2014 40 0 40
2015 27 0 27

Want to know about the popularity of the Buck baby name? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 6,084 babies born with the name Buck in the United States. That's more than enough Bucks to occupy the territory of Saint Pierre and Miquelon (France) with an estimated population of 6,000 (as of July 1, 2012). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given to 5 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Buck" was in 1919 with a total of 102 babies.

According to the 1910 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Buck" ranks #97 in popularity as a baby boy's name in Oklahoma. Imagine that, 9 babies in Oklahoma have the same name as you in 1910. Across the entire United States a total of 49 babies also bear the same first name during the same year.

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Where is the name Buck popular?

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

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

Origin and Meaning of Buck

The name "Buck" is of American origin, and it means "Deer, Cowboy". It's a name commonly given to boys.

Buck Showalter

Buck Showalter is a MLB player. Buck was born in 1956 in DeFuniak Springs, Florida.

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Buck Henry

Buck Henry is a screenwriter, actor, and director with the most prominent portion of his career being from 1964 to present. Buck was born in 1930 as Henry Zuckerman in New York City, U.S.

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Buck Jones

Buck was born in 1889 as Charles Frederick Gebhart in Vincennes, Indiana, U.S.

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Buck Buchanan

Buck Buchanan is a NFL player. Buck was born in 1940 in Gainesville, Alabama.

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Other Inspirations for the Name Buck

Buck Knives
Buck Commander
Buck Teeth
Buck Mason
Buck Allen
Buck Owens
Buck Rogers
Buck Lodge Middle School

Alternative Meanings

B is for buoy, you encourage those you see.

U is for useful, always to others.

C is for compassion, your finest side.

K is for kindness, you always show.

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

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Past life for Buck born Jun 9, 1950

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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 Northern Africa approximately on 975. Your profession was designer, engineering, and craftsman.

You were a seeker of truth and wisdom. You could have seen your future lives. Others perceived you as an idealist illuminating path to the future. Your lesson - to develop kind attitude to people, to acquire gift of understanding and compassion.

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