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24k
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since 1880

Darwin

  • Gender: Boy
  • Origin: English
  • Meaning: Dear Friend
  • #1494 All Time
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< 1k Durwin (Anglo-Saxon)

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1881 5 0 5
1882 5 0 5
1884 5 0 5
1889 8 0 8
1893 5 0 5
1897 7 0 7
1898 8 0 8
1900 5 0 5
1901 8 0 8
1903 5 0 5
1904 8 0 8
1906 7 0 7
1907 11 0 11
1908 11 0 11
1909 11 0 11
1910 18 0 18
1911 19 0 19
1912 45 0 45
1913 74 0 74
1914 75 0 75
1915 139 0 139
1916 150 0 150
1917 133 0 133
1918 156 0 156
1919 155 0 155
1920 174 0 174
1921 214 0 214
1922 187 0 187
1923 216 0 216
1924 219 0 219
1925 224 0 224
1926 202 0 202
1927 242 0 242
1928 252 0 252
1929 278 0 278
1930 281 0 281
1931 258 0 258
1932 281 0 281
1933 307 7 300
1934 306 6 300
1935 330 0 330
1936 304 0 304
1937 299 0 299
1938 338 0 338
1939 332 0 332
1940 309 0 309
1941 283 0 283
1942 326 0 326
1943 332 0 332
1944 304 0 304
1945 234 0 234
1946 298 0 298
1947 351 0 351
1948 292 0 292
1949 303 0 303
1950 324 0 324
1951 321 0 321
1952 302 0 302
1953 312 0 312
1954 321 0 321
1955 342 0 342
1956 371 0 371
1957 381 0 381
1958 425 7 418
1959 395 0 395
1960 392 0 392
1961 374 0 374
1962 398 0 398
1963 347 0 347
1964 359 6 353
1965 381 0 381
1966 334 0 334
1967 304 5 299
1968 296 0 296
1969 260 0 260
1970 207 0 207
1971 191 0 191
1972 142 0 142
1973 144 0 144
1974 145 0 145
1975 125 0 125
1976 84 0 84
1977 118 0 118
1978 106 0 106
1979 102 0 102
1980 118 0 118
1981 120 0 120
1982 88 0 88
1983 96 0 96
1984 122 0 122
1985 106 0 106
1986 106 0 106
1987 115 0 115
1988 129 0 129
1989 148 0 148
1990 128 0 128
1991 142 0 142
1992 126 0 126
1993 136 0 136
1994 137 0 137
1995 125 5 120
1996 105 0 105
1997 136 0 136
1998 131 0 131
1999 128 0 128
2000 146 0 146
2001 180 0 180
2002 179 0 179
2003 197 0 197
2004 222 5 217
2005 212 0 212
2006 266 0 266
2007 261 0 261
2008 283 5 278
2009 319 5 314
2010 319 7 312
2011 296 5 291
2012 246 0 246
2013 258 0 258
2014 242 7 235

Want to know about the populiarty of Darwin? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 23,720 babies born with the name Darwin in the United States. That's more than enough Darwins to occupy the territory of Caribbean Netherlands (the Netherlands) with an estimated population of 21,133 (as of January 1, 2011). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1881 when it was given to 5 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Darwin" was in 1958 with a total of 418 babies.

According to the 1942 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Darwin" ranks #70 in popularity as a baby boy's name in South Dakota. Imagine that, 16 babies in South Dakota have the same name as you in 1942. Across the entire United States a total of 326 babies also bear the same first name during the same year.

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Where is the name Darwin popular?

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

Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

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

English

Origin and Meaning of Darwin

The name "Darwin" is of English origin, and it means "Dear Friend". It's a name commonly given to boys.

Alternative Meanings

D is for desire, your thoughts do aspire.

A is for accomplished, in all that you do.

R is for relax, you know how!

W is for wisdom, you acquire with age.

I is for impress, for impress you will.

N is for natural, the genuine side of you.

Your name in reverse order is "Niwrad". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Riwnda". 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 Darwin born Jun 4, 2005

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 New Guinea approximately on 1825. Your profession was medicine man, surgeon, and herbalist.

You had a mind of a scientist, always seeking new explanations. Environment often misunderstood you. Had a respectable knowledge. 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.

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