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Dolores

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born Ranking
1880 13 13 0
1881 10 10 0
1882 10 10 0
1883 14 14 0
1884 13 13 0
1885 11 11 0
1886 11 11 0
1887 14 14 0
1888 30 30 0
1889 18 18 0
1890 21 21 0
1891 25 25 0
1892 28 28 0
1893 31 31 0
1894 54 54 0
1895 41 41 0
1896 39 39 0
1897 48 48 0
1898 56 56 0
1899 64 64 0
1900 91 91 0
1901 68 68 0
1902 108 108 0
1903 114 114 0
1904 138 138 0
1905 142 142 0
1906 183 183 0
1907 192 192 0
1908 212 212 0
1909 220 220 0
1910 294 294 0
1911 363 363 0
1912 534 522 12
1913 706 706 0
1914 942 934 8
1915 1,285 1,280 5
1916 1,386 1,374 12
1917 1,580 1,562 18
1918 1,851 1,835 16
1919 1,922 1,911 11
1920 2,383 2,365 18
1921 2,573 2,557 16
1922 2,734 2,715 19
1923 3,393 3,370 23 #83 girl name
1924 3,762 3,729 33 #75 girl name
1925 4,177 4,146 31 #64 girl name
1926 5,249 5,218 31 #49 girl name
1927 6,807 6,770 37 #34 girl name
1928 9,661 9,613 48 #20 girl name
1929 11,555 11,501 54 #14 girl name
1930 12,914 12,837 77 #13 girl name
1931 10,852 10,805 47 #14 girl name
1932 9,684 9,631 53 #18 girl name
1933 8,060 8,018 42 #21 girl name
1934 7,732 7,688 44 #26 girl name
1935 7,429 7,373 56 #26 girl name
1936 6,453 6,417 36 #30 girl name
1937 5,606 5,567 39 #37 girl name
1938 4,840 4,807 33 #43 girl name
1939 4,009 3,979 30 #58 girl name
1940 3,629 3,606 23 #67 girl name
1941 4,418 4,384 34 #57 girl name
1942 4,301 4,270 31 #63 girl name
1943 3,715 3,697 18 #74 girl name
1944 3,106 3,077 29 #92 girl name
1945 2,721 2,704 17
1946 3,085 3,064 21
1947 3,093 3,072 21
1948 2,777 2,761 16
1949 2,485 2,464 21
1950 2,251 2,228 23
1951 2,160 2,142 18
1952 2,053 2,042 11
1953 1,998 1,980 18
1954 1,974 1,963 11
1955 1,784 1,779 5
1956 1,669 1,661 8
1957 1,577 1,569 8
1958 1,535 1,525 10
1959 1,434 1,419 15
1960 1,380 1,368 12
1961 1,347 1,339 8
1962 1,284 1,273 11
1963 1,124 1,114 10
1964 1,087 1,081 6
1965 837 828 9
1966 776 771 5
1967 682 677 5
1968 601 595 6
1969 593 586 7
1970 574 564 10
1971 478 478 0
1972 402 397 5
1973 380 372 8
1974 305 305 0
1975 295 290 5
1976 324 324 0
1977 295 295 0
1978 281 281 0
1979 296 290 6
1980 284 279 5
1981 282 282 0
1982 279 279 0
1983 218 218 0
1984 177 177 0
1985 199 199 0
1986 174 174 0
1987 192 192 0
1988 147 147 0
1989 188 182 6
1990 172 172 0
1991 135 135 0
1992 149 144 5
1993 159 159 0
1994 127 127 0
1995 124 124 0
1996 133 133 0
1997 104 104 0
1998 105 105 0
1999 87 87 0
2000 88 88 0
2001 92 92 0
2002 84 84 0
2003 62 62 0
2004 64 64 0
2005 47 47 0
2006 87 87 0
2007 61 61 0
2008 62 62 0
2009 40 40 0
2010 33 33 0
2011 40 40 0
2012 37 37 0
2013 38 38 0
2014 42 42 0
2015 33 33 0

Want to know about the popularity of the Dolores baby name? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 212,206 babies born with the name Dolores in the United States. That's more than enough Dolores to occupy the country of Samoa with an estimated population of 186,340 (as of November 7, 2011). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given to 13 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Dolores" was in 1930 with a total of 12,837 babies. (That's a lot of baby Dolores)

According to the 1924 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Dolores" ranks #67 in popularity as a baby girl's name in Montana. Imagine that, 17 babies in Montana have the same name as you in 1924. Across the entire United States a total of 3,762 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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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

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

Origin and Meaning of Dolores

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

Dolores O'Riordan

Dolores O'Riordan is a musician and singer-songwriter specializing in alternative rock, post-grunge, and celtic rock music with the most prominent portion of her career being from 1990 to present. Dolores was born in 1971 as Dolores Mary Eileen O'Riordan in Limerick, Ireland.

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Chita Rivera

Chita Rivera is an actress, dancer, and singer with the most prominent portion of her career being from 1950 to present. Chita was born in 1933 as Dolores Conchita Figueroa del Rivero in Washington, D.C., U.S.

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Dolores Barreiro

Dolores was born in 1975.

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Dolores Moran

Dolores Moran is an actress with the most prominent portion of her career being from 1942 to 1954. Dolores was born in 1924 in Stockton, California, U.S.

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Diana Lynn

Diana was born in 1926 as Dolores Loehr in Los Angeles, California, U.S.

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Dolores Leeuwin

Dolores was born in 1970.

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Other Inspirations for the Name Dolores

Dolores Cannon
Dolores Hart
Dolores Huerta
Dolores Rice
Dolores Claiborne
Dolores Del Rio
Dolores O'riordan
Dolores Umbridge
Dolores Colorado
Dolores Park

Alternative Meanings

D is for dandy, a description of you!

O is for outlook, pleasing to all.

L is for love, everlasting.

O is for old fashioned, you cherish the past.

R is for relish, you seek a challenge.

E is for expressive, not one to hold within.

S is for smile, it gives you face value.

Your name in reverse order is "Serolod". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Osodlre". How do you pronounce that?

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Past life for Dolores born Dec 6, 1931

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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 Portugal approximately on 400. Your profession was jeweler and watch-maker.

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. The world is full of ill and lonely people. You should help those, who are less fortunate than you are.

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