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Diego

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How popular is the baby name Diego in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born Ranking
1887 5 0 5
1903 5 0 5
1910 8 0 8
1911 7 0 7
1912 9 0 9
1913 9 0 9
1914 9 0 9
1915 10 0 10
1916 18 0 18
1917 9 0 9
1918 13 0 13
1919 20 0 20
1920 14 0 14
1921 17 0 17
1922 13 0 13
1923 17 0 17
1924 29 0 29
1925 14 0 14
1926 25 0 25
1927 20 0 20
1928 21 0 21
1929 27 0 27
1930 15 0 15
1931 17 0 17
1932 19 0 19
1933 24 0 24
1934 20 0 20
1935 24 0 24
1936 16 0 16
1937 19 0 19
1938 20 0 20
1939 14 0 14
1940 14 0 14
1941 23 0 23
1942 29 0 29
1943 22 0 22
1944 22 0 22
1945 15 0 15
1946 20 0 20
1947 29 0 29
1948 20 0 20
1949 32 0 32
1950 31 0 31
1951 21 0 21
1952 19 0 19
1953 30 0 30
1954 33 0 33
1955 35 0 35
1956 24 0 24
1957 43 0 43
1958 62 0 62
1959 52 0 52
1960 45 0 45
1961 57 0 57
1962 55 0 55
1963 59 0 59
1964 65 0 65
1965 67 0 67
1966 79 0 79
1967 69 0 69
1968 57 0 57
1969 85 0 85
1970 104 0 104
1971 103 0 103
1972 104 0 104
1973 108 0 108
1974 135 0 135
1975 147 0 147
1976 115 0 115
1977 154 0 154
1978 136 0 136
1979 144 0 144
1980 193 0 193
1981 210 0 210
1982 258 0 258
1983 276 0 276
1984 316 0 316
1985 342 0 342
1986 420 0 420
1987 528 5 523
1988 600 5 595
1989 753 0 753
1990 832 6 826
1991 881 5 876
1992 894 6 888
1993 922 10 912
1994 1,267 9 1,258
1995 1,305 7 1,298
1996 1,384 6 1,378
1997 1,784 0 1,784
1998 1,812 5 1,807
1999 2,425 9 2,416
2000 2,683 0 2,683
2001 2,842 10 2,832
2002 3,985 8 3,977 #98 boy name
2003 5,131 13 5,118 #83 boy name
2004 5,892 19 5,873 #73 boy name
2005 6,945 10 6,935 #62 boy name
2006 8,417 20 8,397 #56 boy name
2007 8,231 20 8,211 #57 boy name
2008 6,576 7 6,569 #69 boy name
2009 5,421 8 5,413 #76 boy name
2010 4,714 0 4,714 #86 boy name
2011 3,826 7 3,819 #99 boy name
2012 3,334 0 3,334
2013 2,917 0 2,917
2014 3,166 0 3,166
2015 3,227 9 3,218

Want to know about the popularity of the Diego baby name? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 97,680 babies born with the name Diego in the United States. That's more than enough Diegos to occupy the country of Seychelles with an estimated population of 90,945 (as of August 26, 2010). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1887 when it was given to 5 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Diego" was in 2006 with a total of 8,397 babies. (That's a lot of baby Diegos)

According to the 2011 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Diego" ranks #75 in popularity as a baby boy's name in Arizona. Imagine that, 123 babies in Arizona have the same name as you in 2011. Across the entire United States a total of 3,826 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 Diego popular?

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

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

Origin and Meaning of Diego

The name "Diego" is of Spanish origin, and it means "Short form of San Diego". It's a name commonly given to boys.

Diego Rivera

Diego Rivera is an artist. Diego was born in 1886 as Diego Maria de la Concepcion Juan Nepomuceno Estanislao de la Rivera y Barrientos Acosta y Rodriguez in Guanajuato, Mexico.

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Diego Forlan

Diego Forlan is a football biography. Diego was born in 1979 in Montevideo, Uruguay.

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Diego Luna

Diego Luna is an actor, director, and producer with the most prominent portion of his career being from 1982 to present. Diego was born in 1979 as Diego Luna Alexander in Mexico City, Mexico.

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Diego Simeone

Diego Simeone is a football biography. Diego was born in 1970 in Buenos Aires, Argentina.

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Diego Milito

Diego Milito is a football biography. Diego was born in 1979 in Bernal, Argentina.

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Diego Lugano

Diego Lugano is a football biography. Diego was born in 1980 in Canelones, Uruguay.

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Other Inspirations for the Name Diego

Diego Corrales
Diego Maradona
Diego Boneta
Diego Costa
Diego Garcia
Diego Sanchez
Diego Dc

Alternative Meanings

D is for dream, your beacon ahead.

I is for ideas, that you bring to life.

E is for endear, all those you touch.

G is for giggle, a laugh never hurts!

O is for orderly, a lifelong passion.

Your name in reverse order is "Ogeid". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Oegid". 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 Diego born Sep 12, 2015

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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 Germany approximately on 1775. Your profession was sailor and shoemaker.

As an inquisitive and inventive person, you liked to get to the very bottom of things and to rummage in books. Talent for drama, natural born actor. There is the invisible connection between material and spiritual world. Your lesson - to search, to find and to use this bridge.

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