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Popularity
4k
in the U.S.
since 1880

China

  • Gender: Girl
  • Origin: English
  • Meaning: From China
  • #3879 All Time
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5k Chyna (English)

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



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YearTotal Babies BornGirls BornBoys Born
1885550
1888550
1900770
1904550
1905770
1906550
1908880
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1914990
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1920770
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192213130
1923880
1924550
192517170
1926770
192710100
1928770
192910100
1930770
1933880
193411110
1935660
1936880
193713130
1938550
1940880
1941660
1942990
1943660
1944550
1945660
1946550
1947990
1948550
1949660
1951550
195212120
1953660
195415150
1955990
1956660
195712120
195810100
1959990
196014140
196110100
196216160
1963770
196410100
196517170
196611110
1967880
196814140
196919190
197020200
197127270
197217170
197325250
197429290
197529290
197637370
197746460
197845450
197947470
198065650
198161610
198252520
198353530
198450500
198544440
198666660
198787870
19881091090
19891481480
19901631630
19911921920
19922452450
19932222220
19942001955
19951861860
19961901900
19972292245
19981941940
19991561560
20001511510
200192920
200264640
200354540
200452520
200546460
200651510
200742420
200844440
200939390
201051510
201157570
201246460
201344440
201434340

Want to know about the populiarty of China? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 4,443 babies born with the name China in the United States. That's more than enough Chinas to occupy the territory of Saint Helena, Ascension and Tristan da Cunha (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 4,000 (as of July 1, 2012). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1885 when it was given to 5 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "China" was in 1992 with a total of 245 babies.

According to the 1999 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "China" is not a popular baby girl's name in New York. Imagine that, only 11 babies in New York have the same name as you in 1999. Across the entire United States a total of only 156 babies also bear the same first name during the same year.

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

Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

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

English

Origin and Meaning of China

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

China Shavers

China Shavers is an actress with the most prominent portion of her career being from 1996 to present. China was born in 1977.

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Alternative Meanings

C is for compatible, a friend's friend.

H is for hope, the encouragement you give.

I is for ideas, that you bring to life.

N is for neatness, your orderly way.

A is for agreeable, the best side of you!

Your name in reverse order is "Anihc". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Hanci". 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 China born Oct 1, 2011

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 Greenland approximately on 725. Your profession was builder of houses, temples, and cathedrals.

As a ruthless character, you carefully weighed your decisions in critical situations, with excellent self-control and strong will. Generally liked, but not always loved. Your lesson - to study, to practice and to use wisdom, enclosed in psychological sciences, and in ancient manuscripts. With strong faith and hard work you will reach your real destiny in present life.

Name poster for China

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