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Popularity
34k
in the U.S.
since 1880

Charity

  • Gender: Girl
  • Origin: English
  • Meaning: Giving, Kindness
  • #1229 All Time
Girls
Boys

How popular is the name "Charity" in the U.S.?



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YearTotal Babies BornGirls BornBoys Born
188029290
188122220
188230300
188329290
188431310
188521210
188638380
188740400
188847470
188936360
189053530
189137370
189235350
189331310
189441410
189540400
189639390
189743430
189850500
189931310
190044440
190134340
190234340
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190444440
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190653530
190747470
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191146460
191255550
191368680
191459590
191575750
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191875750
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192063630
192157570
192257570
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192470700
192562620
192651510
192766660
192853530
192941410
193041410
193147470
193248480
193324240
193430300
193546460
193634340
193733330
193840400
193942420
194042420
194144440
194242420
194351510
194439390
194536360
194649490
194753530
194848480
194953530
195055550
195154540
195250500
195356560
195438380
195543430
195657570
195759590
195851510
195956560
196069690
19611061060
196282820
196377770
196474740
196586860
196699990
196794940
19681151150
19692342340
19703423420
19713423420
19725835830
19739579570
19741,4081,4080
19751,4291,4218
19761,2081,2035
19771,1961,1960
19781,0711,0665
19791,2021,1975
19801,0611,0610
19819709646
19828588580
19838148140
19847907900
19859179125
19868618565
19877417410
19886486480
19895685680
19905365360
19915525520
19924854850
19935155150
19944834830
19954954950
19964894890
19974644640
19984764760
19994824820
20006066060
20015745740
20025435430
20035345340
20045045040
20054214210
20064324320
20074364360
20083683680
20093143140
20103143140
20113093090
20122722720
20132572570
20142432430

Want to know about the populiarty of Charity? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 33,837 babies born with the name Charity in the United States. That's more than enough Charities to occupy the country of San Marino with an estimated population of 32,312 (as of March 31, 2012). The name first appeared in the year 1880 when it was given to 29 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Charity" was in 1975 with a total of 1,421 babies. (That's a lot of baby Charities)

According to the 1975 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Charity" ranks #79 in popularity as a baby girl's name in Wyoming. Imagine that, 8 babies in Wyoming have the same name as you in 1975. Across the entire United States a total of 1,429 babies also bear the same first name during the same year. OMG! It's tough being a popular person isn't it?

What does the name "Charity" mean?

Charity (English): Giving, Kindness

The name "Charity" is of English origin and it means "Giving, Kindness". It's a name commonly given to girls.

C is for caress, a loving touch for your loved ones.

H is for heart, warm and loving.

A is for accepting, your forgiving nature.

R is for rapport, friends seek you.

I is for ideals, no higher!

T is for time, you give to friends.

Y is for yearn, your innermost desires.

Your name in reverse order is "Ytirahc". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Aihrtyc". 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 Charity popular?



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

Celebrities named Charity

Charity Shea

Charity Shea is a television actress with the most prominent portion of her career being from 2 to present. Charity was born in 1983 in Denver, Colorado, USA.

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Charity Hodges

Charity was born in 1978.

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Past life for Charity born Feb 20, 2009

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 Canada approximately on 1400. Your profession was seaman, dealer, businessman, and broker.

Psychologically, you had a Bohemian personality - mysterious, highly gifted, capable of understanding ancient books. Magical abilities, could be a servant of dark forces. Your problem - to learn determination and persistency. Every misfortune should crash upon your strong will.

Name poster for Charity

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