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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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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1885 5 5 0
1888 5 5 0
1900 7 7 0
1904 5 5 0
1905 7 7 0
1906 5 5 0
1908 8 8 0
1909 5 5 0
1910 8 8 0
1913 6 6 0
1914 9 9 0
1915 9 9 0
1916 10 10 0
1917 12 12 0
1918 7 7 0
1919 10 10 0
1920 7 7 0
1921 7 7 0
1922 13 13 0
1923 8 8 0
1924 5 5 0
1925 17 17 0
1926 7 7 0
1927 10 10 0
1928 7 7 0
1929 10 10 0
1930 7 7 0
1933 8 8 0
1934 11 11 0
1935 6 6 0
1936 8 8 0
1937 13 13 0
1938 5 5 0
1940 8 8 0
1941 6 6 0
1942 9 9 0
1943 6 6 0
1944 5 5 0
1945 6 6 0
1946 5 5 0
1947 9 9 0
1948 5 5 0
1949 6 6 0
1951 5 5 0
1952 12 12 0
1953 6 6 0
1954 15 15 0
1955 9 9 0
1956 6 6 0
1957 12 12 0
1958 10 10 0
1959 9 9 0
1960 14 14 0
1961 10 10 0
1962 16 16 0
1963 7 7 0
1964 10 10 0
1965 17 17 0
1966 11 11 0
1967 8 8 0
1968 14 14 0
1969 19 19 0
1970 20 20 0
1971 27 27 0
1972 17 17 0
1973 25 25 0
1974 29 29 0
1975 29 29 0
1976 37 37 0
1977 46 46 0
1978 45 45 0
1979 47 47 0
1980 65 65 0
1981 61 61 0
1982 52 52 0
1983 53 53 0
1984 50 50 0
1985 44 44 0
1986 66 66 0
1987 87 87 0
1988 109 109 0
1989 148 148 0
1990 163 163 0
1991 192 192 0
1992 245 245 0
1993 222 222 0
1994 200 195 5
1995 186 186 0
1996 190 190 0
1997 229 224 5
1998 194 194 0
1999 156 156 0
2000 151 151 0
2001 92 92 0
2002 64 64 0
2003 54 54 0
2004 52 52 0
2005 46 46 0
2006 51 51 0
2007 42 42 0
2008 44 44 0
2009 39 39 0
2010 51 51 0
2011 57 57 0
2012 46 46 0
2013 44 44 0
2014 34 34 0

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 1996 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "China" is not a popular baby girl's name in Florida. Imagine that, only 11 babies in Florida have the same name as you in 1996. Across the entire United States a total of only 190 babies also bear the same first name during the same year.

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Where is the name China popular?

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 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 captive, your web of charm.

H is for honor, your most valuable possession.

I is for ignite, the fire in you!

N is for neatness, your orderly way.

A is for advantage, for you are blessed with many.

Your name in reverse order is "Anihc". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Ichan". 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 Dec 9, 1965

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 Ireland approximately on 1550. Your profession was banker, usurer, moneylender, and judge.

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 to love and to trust the Universe. You are bound to think, study, reflect and develop inner wisdom.

Name poster for China

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