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Popularity
3k
in the U.S.
since 1880

Cherokee

  • Gender: Neutral
  • Origin: Native American
  • #5412 All Time
Girls
Boys

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



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YearTotal Babies BornGirls BornBoys Born
1920550
1922550
1942550
1948550
1949550
1952770
1955770
1956880
1957990
1959550
1963660
1964550
196910100
1971770
197217170
197313130
197414140
197518180
197629236
197722220
197826206
197913130
198014140
198114140
198210100
198314140
198420155
198520200
198634340
198719127
198824240
198942420
199040400
199170628
1992998910
19931109218
199416112437
199517413440
199615813523
199715312627
199816214319
199914012218
200013711819
20011089117
20021028913
2003938211
200488826
200560537
200655505
200742420
200847407
200930246
201033267
201138380
201230300
201319190
201430300

Want to know about the populiarty of Cherokee? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 2,631 babies born with the name Cherokee in the United States. That's more than enough Cherokees to occupy the territory of Svalbard and Jan Mayen (Norway) with an estimated population of 2,495 (as of March 1, 2010). The name first appeared in the year 1920 when it was given to 5 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Cherokee" was in 1998 with a total of 143 babies.

According to the 1997 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Cherokee" is not a popular baby girl's name in Missouri. Imagine that, only 5 babies in Missouri have the same name as you in 1997. Across the entire United States a total of only 153 babies also bear the same first name during the same year.

What does the name "Cherokee" mean?

Cherokee (Native American): People of a different speech. One of the largest American Indian tribes

The name "Cherokee" is of Native American origin and it means "People of a different speech. One of the largest American Indian tribes". It's a name commonly given to boys.

C is for cuddle, those intimate moments you cherish.

H is for handy, the helpful you.

E is for enchant, for enchant you will.

R is for relish, you seek a challenge.

O is for ornate, nothing plain here!

K is for keepsake, you treasure your memories.

E is for eternal, your spirit will live.

E is for excite, your spirit is catching!

Your name in reverse order is "Eekorehc". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Rcekeohe". 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 Cherokee popular?



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

Past life for Cherokee born Apr 16, 1923

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 USA South-Central approximately on 1650. Your profession was warrior, hunter, fisherman, and executor of sacrifices.

You always liked to travel, to investigate, could have been detective or spy. You should develop self-love and ability to implant hope into hearts of people. Ambition - is not everything. True wealth is buried in your soul.

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