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Crystal

  • Gender: Girl
  • Origin: Latin
  • #212 All Time
Girls
Boys

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born Ranking
1884 11 11 0
1885 6 6 0
1886 8 8 0
1888 10 10 0
1889 7 7 0
1890 9 9 0
1891 17 17 0
1892 11 11 0
1893 17 17 0
1894 16 16 0
1895 17 17 0
1896 20 20 0
1897 18 18 0
1898 26 26 0
1899 34 34 0
1900 27 27 0
1901 29 29 0
1902 28 28 0
1903 32 32 0
1904 53 53 0
1905 63 63 0
1906 37 37 0
1907 35 35 0
1908 50 50 0
1909 40 40 0
1910 60 60 0
1911 48 48 0
1912 88 88 0
1913 79 79 0
1914 85 85 0
1915 138 138 0
1916 143 143 0
1917 171 171 0
1918 153 142 11
1919 113 113 0
1920 123 123 0
1921 137 137 0
1922 117 117 0
1923 109 109 0
1924 100 100 0
1925 121 121 0
1926 98 98 0
1927 91 91 0
1928 91 91 0
1929 99 99 0
1930 81 81 0
1931 82 82 0
1932 75 75 0
1933 68 68 0
1934 98 98 0
1935 88 88 0
1936 81 81 0
1937 80 80 0
1938 83 83 0
1939 80 80 0
1940 102 102 0
1941 133 128 5
1942 175 175 0
1943 158 158 0
1944 136 136 0
1945 117 117 0
1946 235 235 0
1947 325 325 0
1948 275 275 0
1949 270 270 0
1950 319 319 0
1951 551 551 0
1952 623 623 0
1953 674 674 0
1954 763 758 5
1955 886 886 0
1956 930 930 0
1957 1,416 1,416 0
1958 1,305 1,305 0
1959 1,553 1,553 0
1960 2,012 2,001 11
1961 2,125 2,115 10
1962 2,115 2,104 11
1963 2,591 2,579 12
1964 2,955 2,947 8
1965 2,551 2,542 9
1966 2,427 2,422 5
1967 2,522 2,522 0
1968 2,765 2,754 11
1969 2,995 2,988 7
1970 3,828 3,818 10
1971 4,551 4,535 16 #79 girl name
1972 5,052 5,040 12 #59 girl name
1973 5,790 5,774 16 #48 girl name
1974 5,638 5,619 19 #49 girl name
1975 6,268 6,242 26 #43 girl name
1976 6,969 6,946 23 #36 girl name
1977 9,751 9,726 25 #25 girl name
1978 12,645 12,593 52 #18 girl name
1979 13,514 13,466 48 #18 girl name
1980 14,313 14,258 55 #18 girl name
1981 15,936 15,880 56 #16 girl name
1982 19,173 19,101 72 #9 girl name
1983 17,986 17,904 82 #11 girl name
1984 16,625 16,561 64 #12 girl name
1985 14,463 14,399 64 #21 girl name
1986 12,765 12,690 75 #25 girl name
1987 11,050 11,003 47 #26 girl name
1988 10,133 10,100 33 #28 girl name
1989 9,175 9,101 74 #32 girl name
1990 8,251 8,218 33 #39 girl name
1991 7,747 7,727 20 #41 girl name
1992 6,618 6,599 19 #50 girl name
1993 5,843 5,826 17 #57 girl name
1994 5,214 5,198 16 #64 girl name
1995 4,405 4,391 14 #80 girl name
1996 3,798 3,786 12 #92 girl name
1997 3,440 3,434 6 #99 girl name
1998 3,185 3,174 11
1999 2,744 2,739 5
2000 2,549 2,549 0
2001 2,426 2,426 0
2002 2,149 2,143 6
2003 2,023 2,017 6
2004 2,049 2,033 16
2005 1,859 1,854 5
2006 1,748 1,741 7
2007 1,599 1,594 5
2008 1,365 1,365 0
2009 1,166 1,159 7
2010 1,007 1,001 6
2011 932 932 0
2012 815 815 0
2013 658 658 0
2014 657 657 0

Want to know about the populiarty of Crystal? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 329,477 babies born with the name Crystal in the United States. That's more than enough Crystals to occupy the country of Iceland with an estimated population of 320,060 (as of April 1, 2012). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1884 when it was given to 11 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Crystal" was in 1982 with a total of 19,101 babies. (That's a lot of baby Crystals)

According to the 1975 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Crystal" ranks #23 in popularity as a baby girl's name in District of Columbia. Imagine that, 47 babies in District of Columbia have the same name as you in 1975. Across the entire United States a total of 6,268 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 Crystal popular?

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

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

Latin

Origin and Meaning of Crystal

The name "Crystal" is of Latin origin, and it means "Earth Mineral or Brilliant Glass". It's a name commonly given to girls.

Crystal Reed

Crystal Reed is an actress and model. Crystal was born in 1988 in Detroit, Michigan, U.S.

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Crystal Gayle

Crystal Gayle is a singer, actress, producer, and songwriter specializing in country pop music with the most prominent portion of her career being from 1970 to present. Crystal was born in 1951 as Brenda Gail Webb.

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Crystal Bowersox

Crystal Bowersox is a singer-songwriter and actress specializing in rock, indie folk, acoustic, and blues music with the most prominent portion of her career being from 2 to present. Crystal was born in 1985 as Crystal Lynn Bowersox.

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Crystal Bernard

Crystal Bernard is a singer-songwriter and actress with the most prominent portion of her career being from 1982 to present. Crystal was born in 1961 as Crystal Lynn Bernard in Garland, Texas, U.S.

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Crystal Lowe

Crystal Lowe is an actress and model with the most prominent portion of her career being from 1997 to present. Crystal was born in 1981 in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.

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Crystal Knight

Crystal Knight is an adult biography. Crystal was born in 1973 in The Bronx, New York City, New York, U.S.

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Alternative Meanings

C is for confident, no doubts here!

R is for rapport, friends seek you.

Y is for yearn, your innermost desires.

S is for sweetheart, you really are!

T is for treat, that you always are.

A is for absolute, for you know your mind.

L is for love, your love of life!

Your name in reverse order is "Latsyrc". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Cyratls". 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 Crystal born Dec 11, 1934

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 Poland approximately on 875. Your profession was trainer and holder of the fine animals, birds, and insects.

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 solve problems regarding pollution of environment, recycling, misuse of raw materials, elimination of radioactivity by all means including psychological methods.

Name poster for Crystal

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