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Delores

  • Gender: Girl
  • Origin: Spanish
  • Meaning: Form of Dolores
  • #560 All Time
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How popular is the name "Delores" in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born Ranking
1890 6 6 0
1892 7 7 0
1894 8 8 0
1897 6 6 0
1898 8 8 0
1899 19 19 0
1900 19 19 0
1901 13 13 0
1902 22 22 0
1903 22 22 0
1904 28 28 0
1905 24 24 0
1906 28 28 0
1907 33 33 0
1908 47 47 0
1909 42 42 0
1910 50 50 0
1911 75 75 0
1912 111 111 0
1913 113 113 0
1914 203 203 0
1915 237 237 0
1916 271 271 0
1917 393 393 0
1918 436 436 0
1919 486 486 0
1920 733 733 0
1921 810 810 0
1922 919 912 7
1923 1,182 1,182 0
1924 1,332 1,325 7
1925 1,490 1,484 6
1926 1,677 1,672 5
1927 2,021 2,014 7
1928 2,824 2,809 15 #94 girl name
1929 3,534 3,520 14 #74 girl name
1930 4,125 4,097 28 #66 girl name
1931 4,069 4,049 20 #58 girl name
1932 4,168 4,149 19 #56 girl name
1933 3,911 3,893 18 #52 girl name
1934 4,010 3,990 20 #51 girl name
1935 3,806 3,791 15 #57 girl name
1936 3,774 3,756 18 #58 girl name
1937 3,544 3,529 15 #68 girl name
1938 3,337 3,318 19 #76 girl name
1939 3,036 3,019 17 #79 girl name
1940 2,950 2,929 21 #83 girl name
1941 3,168 3,159 9 #80 girl name
1942 3,180 3,171 9 #86 girl name
1943 2,942 2,930 12 #99 girl name
1944 2,770 2,756 14 #97 girl name
1945 2,452 2,444 8
1946 2,797 2,780 17
1947 2,972 2,966 6
1948 2,846 2,839 7
1949 2,537 2,527 10
1950 2,472 2,461 11
1951 2,338 2,332 6
1952 2,200 2,195 5
1953 2,175 2,169 6
1954 1,953 1,946 7
1955 1,795 1,789 6
1956 1,847 1,847 0
1957 1,660 1,652 8
1958 1,599 1,592 7
1959 1,379 1,379 0
1960 1,346 1,346 0
1961 1,190 1,190 0
1962 1,051 1,046 5
1963 1,000 1,000 0
1964 897 891 6
1965 733 733 0
1966 700 700 0
1967 576 576 0
1968 520 520 0
1969 454 454 0
1970 441 441 0
1971 339 339 0
1972 269 269 0
1973 281 281 0
1974 232 232 0
1975 191 191 0
1976 163 163 0
1977 183 183 0
1978 167 167 0
1979 157 157 0
1980 179 179 0
1981 156 156 0
1982 147 147 0
1983 111 111 0
1984 117 117 0
1985 104 104 0
1986 84 84 0
1987 89 89 0
1988 81 81 0
1989 76 76 0
1990 92 92 0
1991 82 82 0
1992 79 79 0
1993 77 77 0
1994 72 72 0
1995 43 43 0
1996 45 45 0
1997 47 47 0
1998 38 38 0
1999 38 38 0
2000 37 37 0
2001 31 31 0
2002 22 22 0
2003 28 28 0
2004 29 29 0
2005 28 28 0
2006 25 25 0
2007 20 20 0
2008 22 22 0
2009 15 15 0
2010 14 14 0
2011 14 14 0
2012 17 17 0
2013 18 18 0
2014 15 15 0

Want to know about the populiarty of Delores? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 118,023 babies born with the name Delores in the United States. That's more than enough Delores to occupy the country of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines with an estimated population of 109,000 (as of July 1, 2012). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1890 when it was given to 6 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Delores" was in 1932 with a total of 4,149 babies. (That's a lot of baby Delores)

According to the 1932 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Delores" ranks #60 in popularity as a baby girl's name in Colorado. Imagine that, 33 babies in Colorado have the same name as you in 1932. Across the entire United States a total of 4,168 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 Delores popular?

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

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

Spanish

Origin and Meaning of Delores

The name "Delores" is of Spanish origin, and it means "Form of Dolores". It's a name commonly given to girls.

Alternative Meanings

D is for dependable, on you I can rely.

E is for easy going, no ruffles here.

L is for lofty, your ambitions are high!

O is for old fashioned, you cherish the past.

R is for realist, the way you are.

E is for exotic, no lack of spirit here!

S is for sensational, you know how to make a splash!

Your name in reverse order is "Seroled". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Ldorsee". 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 Delores born Dec 27, 1928

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 Northern Australia approximately on 875. Your profession was philosopher and thinker.

Psychologically, you were timid, constrained, and quiet. You had creative talents, waited until that life to be liberated. Sometimes environment considered you strange. Your main lesson in present - to develop magnanimity and feeling of brotherhood. Try to become less adhered to material property and learn to have only as many, as you may give back.

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