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Cheyenne

  • Gender: Girl
  • Origin: Native American
  • Meaning: Unintelligible speakers
  • #815 All Time
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How popular is the name "Cheyenne" in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born Ranking
1946 5 5 0
1947 15 15 0
1948 7 7 0
1949 20 15 5
1950 11 11 0
1951 19 13 6
1952 16 16 0
1953 22 16 6
1954 19 19 0
1955 20 15 5
1956 59 21 38
1957 81 11 70
1958 48 5 43
1959 26 8 18
1960 35 7 28
1961 19 0 19
1962 18 6 12
1963 19 8 11
1964 19 6 13
1965 26 9 17
1966 25 7 18
1967 28 5 23
1968 25 13 12
1969 38 21 17
1970 54 29 25
1971 74 38 36
1972 95 52 43
1973 113 53 60
1974 139 86 53
1975 150 87 63
1976 178 124 54
1977 176 109 67
1978 175 116 59
1979 190 130 60
1980 235 176 59
1981 218 164 54
1982 246 190 56
1983 257 201 56
1984 214 175 39
1985 218 178 40
1986 282 236 46
1987 327 281 46
1988 358 314 44
1989 436 373 63
1990 885 832 53
1991 1,835 1,715 120
1992 1,877 1,796 81
1993 2,483 2,372 111
1994 3,419 3,305 114 #99 girl name
1995 4,211 4,089 122 #86 girl name
1996 4,975 4,866 109 #68 girl name
1997 4,845 4,763 82 #68 girl name
1998 4,389 4,325 64 #72 girl name
1999 3,828 3,779 49 #84 girl name
2000 3,414 3,366 48 #99 girl name
2001 2,919 2,873 46
2002 2,747 2,707 40
2003 2,506 2,474 32
2004 2,224 2,184 40
2005 1,981 1,965 16
2006 2,092 2,072 20
2007 2,381 2,364 17
2008 2,121 2,104 17
2009 1,780 1,766 14
2010 1,380 1,364 16
2011 1,166 1,156 10
2012 1,019 1,010 9
2013 988 979 9
2014 903 896 7

Want to know about the populiarty of Cheyenne? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 67,123 babies born with the name Cheyenne in the United States. That's more than enough Cheyennes to occupy the territory of Bermuda (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 64,237 (as of May 20, 2010). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1946 when it was given to 5 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Cheyenne" was in 1996 with a total of 4,866 babies. (That's a lot of baby Cheyennes)

According to the 1994 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Cheyenne" ranks #94 in popularity as a baby girl's name in New Hampshire. Imagine that, 16 babies in New Hampshire have the same name as you in 1994. Across the entire United States a total of 3,419 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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Where is the name Cheyenne popular?

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

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

Native American

Origin and Meaning of Cheyenne

The name "Cheyenne" is of Native American origin, and it means "Unintelligible speakers". It's a name commonly given to girls.

Cheyenne Silver

Cheyenne Silver is an adult biography. Cheyenne was born in 1978 as Cara Fawn Ballou in San Clemente, California, United States.

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Cheyenne Kimball

Cheyenne Kimball is a singer-songwriter specializing in pop rock, acoustic, and country music with the most prominent portion of her career being from 2 to present. Cheyenne was born in 1990 as Cheyenne Nichole Kimball in Wilmington, North Carolina.

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Alternative Meanings

C is for confident, no doubts here!

H is for hug, give one today!

E is for extra, those little things you do!

Y is for youthful, your eternal look.

E is for enchant, for enchant you will.

N is for noble, your regal bearing.

N is for name, a pleasant one indeed.

E is for enchant, for enchant you will.

Your name in reverse order is "Enneyehc". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Ehenncye". 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 Cheyenne born Nov 13, 1930

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 Turkey approximately on 1350. Your profession was librarian, priest, and keeper of tribal relics.

You always liked to travel, to investigate, could have been detective or spy. Your lesson - development and expansion of your mental consciousness. Find good teacher, spend a part of your time and energy on his wisdom.

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