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Buford

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1880 11 0 11
1881 9 0 9
1883 10 0 10
1884 10 0 10
1886 7 0 7
1887 9 0 9
1888 13 0 13
1890 13 0 13
1891 12 0 12
1892 14 0 14
1893 12 0 12
1894 17 0 17
1895 20 0 20
1896 17 0 17
1897 15 0 15
1898 18 0 18
1899 18 0 18
1900 23 0 23
1901 17 0 17
1902 14 0 14
1903 24 0 24
1904 25 0 25
1905 37 0 37
1906 29 0 29
1907 25 0 25
1908 52 5 47
1909 36 0 36
1910 69 6 63
1911 53 0 53
1912 116 8 108
1913 142 6 136
1914 165 0 165
1915 214 5 209
1916 249 5 244
1917 254 5 249
1918 259 7 252
1919 264 6 258
1920 283 5 278
1921 334 0 334
1922 311 7 304
1923 286 7 279
1924 305 0 305
1925 283 0 283
1926 275 10 265
1927 246 5 241
1928 247 6 241
1929 230 0 230
1930 239 0 239
1931 200 0 200
1932 228 0 228
1933 169 0 169
1934 210 0 210
1935 174 0 174
1936 168 7 161
1937 193 0 193
1938 194 0 194
1939 164 0 164
1940 191 5 186
1941 183 0 183
1942 182 0 182
1943 199 0 199
1944 171 0 171
1945 129 0 129
1946 145 0 145
1947 167 0 167
1948 142 0 142
1949 148 0 148
1950 130 0 130
1951 107 0 107
1952 115 5 110
1953 107 0 107
1954 98 0 98
1955 92 0 92
1956 109 0 109
1957 78 0 78
1958 67 0 67
1959 65 0 65
1960 70 0 70
1961 79 0 79
1962 66 0 66
1963 54 0 54
1964 62 0 62
1965 67 0 67
1966 42 0 42
1967 45 0 45
1968 47 0 47
1969 56 0 56
1970 53 0 53
1971 46 0 46
1972 25 0 25
1973 31 0 31
1974 36 0 36
1975 46 0 46
1976 33 0 33
1977 35 0 35
1978 31 0 31
1979 39 0 39
1980 30 0 30
1981 19 0 19
1982 32 0 32
1983 18 0 18
1984 14 0 14
1985 24 0 24
1986 22 0 22
1987 15 0 15
1988 14 0 14
1989 13 0 13
1990 17 0 17
1991 12 0 12
1992 6 0 6
1993 12 0 12
1994 6 0 6
1995 9 0 9
1996 7 0 7
1997 6 0 6
1998 6 0 6
1999 7 0 7
2000 9 0 9
2003 7 0 7
2005 10 0 10
2006 6 0 6
2012 5 0 5

Want to know about the popularity of the Buford baby name? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 10,945 babies born with the name Buford in the United States. That's more than enough Bufords to occupy the country of Tuvalu with an estimated population of 10,000 (as of July 1, 2012). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given to 11 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Buford" was in 1921 with a total of 334 babies.

According to the 1924 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Buford" ranks #91 in popularity as a baby boy's name in Tennessee. Imagine that, 49 babies in Tennessee have the same name as you in 1924. Across the entire United States a total of 305 babies also bear the same first name during the same year.

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

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

Other Inspirations for the Name Buford

Buford Complex
Buford Highway
Buford Pusser
Buford T Justice
Buford Wyoming
Buford Gettysburg
Buford Ga
Buford Sc
Buford Ga Weather
Buford High School

Alternative Meanings

B is for bygone, never forgetting golden memories.

U is for unique, your love of life.

F is for future, always looking ahead.

O is for old fashioned, you cherish the past.

R is for refreshing, the sparkling you.

D is for desire, your thoughts do aspire.

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

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Past life for Buford born Mar 4, 1938

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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 Arctic approximately on 1800. Your profession was dramatist, director, musician, and bard.

You were sane, practical person, materialist with no spiritual consciousness. Your simple wisdom helped the weak and the poor. You should develop your talent for love, happiness and enthusiasm and to distribute these feelings to all people.

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