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Cruz

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1880 6 0 6
1890 8 8 0
1892 6 6 0
1895 5 5 0
1896 6 6 0
1899 6 6 0
1900 6 6 0
1901 7 7 0
1902 15 10 5
1903 5 0 5
1904 9 9 0
1905 19 7 12
1906 16 11 5
1907 23 13 10
1908 14 9 5
1909 10 10 0
1910 26 17 9
1911 29 13 16
1912 37 17 20
1913 43 27 16
1914 56 31 25
1915 74 36 38
1916 51 23 28
1917 66 28 38
1918 88 47 41
1919 132 67 65
1920 127 56 71
1921 126 68 58
1922 110 48 62
1923 155 84 71
1924 121 53 68
1925 161 76 85
1926 136 52 84
1927 137 62 75
1928 149 72 77
1929 146 64 82
1930 125 61 64
1931 137 68 69
1932 110 43 67
1933 102 38 64
1934 100 47 53
1935 114 42 72
1936 120 62 58
1937 117 58 59
1938 130 53 77
1939 124 54 70
1940 123 53 70
1941 99 42 57
1942 123 46 77
1943 112 38 74
1944 101 40 61
1945 99 40 59
1946 130 54 76
1947 124 45 79
1948 128 52 76
1949 156 56 100
1950 133 47 86
1951 137 51 86
1952 119 33 86
1953 126 46 80
1954 114 42 72
1955 115 39 76
1956 141 54 87
1957 132 53 79
1958 148 52 96
1959 118 35 83
1960 130 47 83
1961 105 22 83
1962 107 31 76
1963 107 34 73
1964 121 36 85
1965 92 28 64
1966 109 33 76
1967 87 28 59
1968 103 28 75
1969 111 24 87
1970 99 31 68
1971 92 29 63
1972 104 30 74
1973 95 27 68
1974 112 26 86
1975 103 32 71
1976 108 27 81
1977 102 19 83
1978 136 22 114
1979 102 24 78
1980 121 31 90
1981 124 34 90
1982 133 31 102
1983 118 26 92
1984 136 32 104
1985 149 29 120
1986 171 19 152
1987 183 15 168
1988 195 22 173
1989 223 17 206
1990 221 21 200
1991 206 18 188
1992 196 27 169
1993 209 28 181
1994 230 22 208
1995 259 32 227
1996 242 23 219
1997 257 28 229
1998 299 38 261
1999 268 25 243
2000 300 19 281
2001 359 26 333
2002 337 35 302
2003 375 16 359
2004 433 27 406
2005 496 19 477
2006 543 20 523
2007 700 28 672
2008 871 28 843
2009 923 18 905
2010 1,012 22 990
2011 1,126 29 1,097
2012 1,261 32 1,229
2013 1,273 28 1,245
2014 1,249 30 1,219
2015 1,087 27 1,060

Want to know about the popularity of the Cruz baby name? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 24,198 babies born with the name Cruz in the United States. That's more than enough Cruzes to occupy the territory of British Virgin Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 24,000 (as of July 1, 2012). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given to 6 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Cruz" was in 2013 with a total of 1,245 babies. (That's a lot of baby Cruzes)

According to the 1920 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Cruz" ranks #71 in popularity as a baby boy's name in New Mexico. Imagine that, 14 babies in New Mexico have the same name as you in 1920. Across the entire United States a total of 127 babies also bear the same first name during the same year.

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Where is the name Cruz popular?

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

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

Origin and Meaning of Cruz

The name "Cruz" is of Spanish origin, and it means "The Cross of Christ". It's a name commonly given to boys.

Manny Manuel

Manny Manuel is a musiciansongwriter specializing in merenguebolerotropical music with the most prominent portion of his career being from 1 to present. Manny was born in 1972 as Cruz Manuel Hernandez Santiago.

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Other Inspirations for the Name Cruz

Cruz Azul
Cruz Azul Vs Tijuana
Cruz Del Sur
Cruz Associates
Cruz Azul Fc
Cruz Bay
Cruz Iran
Cruz President
Cruz Trump
Cruz Beckham

Alternative Meanings

C is for caress, a loving touch for your loved ones.

R is for righteous, you know when you're right.

U is for unique, your love of life.

Z is for zeal, your zest for life.

Your name in reverse order is "Zurc". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Czru". 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 Cruz born Sep 25, 1969

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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 Southern India approximately on 1600. Your profession was builder of roads, bridges, and docks.

You were a person with huge energy, good in planning and supervising. If you were just a garbage-man, you were chief garbage-man. You are bound to learn to understand other people and to meet all life difficulties with joyful heart. You should help others, bringing them spirit of joy.

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