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Charity

  • Gender: Girl
  • Origin: English
  • Meaning: Giving, Kindness
  • #1246 All Time
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How popular is the baby name Charity in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1880 29 29 0
1881 22 22 0
1882 30 30 0
1883 29 29 0
1884 31 31 0
1885 21 21 0
1886 38 38 0
1887 40 40 0
1888 47 47 0
1889 36 36 0
1890 53 53 0
1891 37 37 0
1892 35 35 0
1893 31 31 0
1894 41 41 0
1895 40 40 0
1896 39 39 0
1897 43 43 0
1898 50 50 0
1899 31 31 0
1900 44 44 0
1901 34 34 0
1902 34 34 0
1903 32 32 0
1904 44 44 0
1905 46 46 0
1906 53 53 0
1907 47 47 0
1908 50 50 0
1909 32 32 0
1910 44 44 0
1911 46 46 0
1912 55 55 0
1913 68 68 0
1914 59 59 0
1915 75 75 0
1916 79 79 0
1917 73 73 0
1918 75 75 0
1919 84 84 0
1920 63 63 0
1921 57 57 0
1922 57 57 0
1923 53 53 0
1924 70 70 0
1925 62 62 0
1926 51 51 0
1927 66 66 0
1928 53 53 0
1929 41 41 0
1930 41 41 0
1931 47 47 0
1932 48 48 0
1933 24 24 0
1934 30 30 0
1935 46 46 0
1936 34 34 0
1937 33 33 0
1938 40 40 0
1939 42 42 0
1940 42 42 0
1941 44 44 0
1942 42 42 0
1943 51 51 0
1944 39 39 0
1945 36 36 0
1946 49 49 0
1947 53 53 0
1948 48 48 0
1949 53 53 0
1950 55 55 0
1951 54 54 0
1952 50 50 0
1953 56 56 0
1954 38 38 0
1955 43 43 0
1956 57 57 0
1957 59 59 0
1958 51 51 0
1959 56 56 0
1960 69 69 0
1961 106 106 0
1962 82 82 0
1963 77 77 0
1964 74 74 0
1965 86 86 0
1966 99 99 0
1967 94 94 0
1968 115 115 0
1969 234 234 0
1970 342 342 0
1971 342 342 0
1972 583 583 0
1973 957 957 0
1974 1,409 1,409 0
1975 1,429 1,421 8
1976 1,208 1,203 5
1977 1,196 1,196 0
1978 1,071 1,066 5
1979 1,202 1,197 5
1980 1,061 1,061 0
1981 970 964 6
1982 858 858 0
1983 814 814 0
1984 790 790 0
1985 917 912 5
1986 861 856 5
1987 741 741 0
1988 648 648 0
1989 568 568 0
1990 536 536 0
1991 552 552 0
1992 485 485 0
1993 515 515 0
1994 483 483 0
1995 495 495 0
1996 489 489 0
1997 464 464 0
1998 476 476 0
1999 482 482 0
2000 606 606 0
2001 574 574 0
2002 543 543 0
2003 534 534 0
2004 504 504 0
2005 421 421 0
2006 432 432 0
2007 436 436 0
2008 368 368 0
2009 314 314 0
2010 314 314 0
2011 309 309 0
2012 272 272 0
2013 257 257 0
2014 244 244 0
2015 202 202 0

Want to know about the popularity of the Charity baby name? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 34,041 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 was first given to 5 or more babies 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 1976 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Charity" ranks #97 in popularity as a baby girl's name in Oklahoma. Imagine that, 37 babies in Oklahoma have the same name as you in 1976. Across the entire United States a total of 1,208 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 "Charity" mean? The list below shows the origins of Charity as well as things modernly associated with the name Charity such as celebrities named Charity.

Origin and Meaning of Charity

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

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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Other Inspirations for the Name Charity

Charity Burbage
Charity Definition
Charity Engine
Charity Navigator
Charity Watch
Charity Water
Charity Pick Up
Charity Miles
Charity Pierce

Alternative Meanings

C is for complete, nothing further needed here.

H is for hope, the encouragement you give.

A is for admirable, you certainly are!

R is for rational, the way you think.

I is for inspire, others seek your guidance.

T is for traditional, somewhat old fashioned.

Y is for young, the years never show!

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

Past life for Charity born Aug 31, 1972

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 Alaska approximately on 750. Your profession was handicraftsman and mechanic.

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. You fulfill your lesson by helping old folks and children. You came to that life to learn to care about weak and helpless.

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