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6k
in the U.S.
since 1880

Buck

  • Gender: Boy
  • Origin: American
  • Meaning: Deer, Cowboy
  • #3199 All Time
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How popular is the name "Buck" in the U.S.?



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Want to know about the populiarty of Buck? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 6,055 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 first appeared 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.

What does the name "Buck" mean?

Buck (American): Deer, Cowboy

The name "Buck" is of American origin and it means "Deer, Cowboy". It's a name commonly given to boys. There are 2 other names that are similar to this one.

B is for bestow, as you give so much.

U is for understanding, you show for others.

C is for comic, laughter is your tonic.

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 "Uckb". 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 Buck popular?



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

Celebrities named Buck

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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Past life for Buck born May 30, 1944

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 Austria 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.

Name poster for Buck

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Here's something for you to ponder on...

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