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Donald

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born Ranking
1880 46 0 46
1881 27 0 27
1882 48 0 48
1883 52 0 52
1884 59 0 59
1885 47 0 47
1886 57 0 57
1887 60 0 60
1888 77 0 77
1889 75 0 75
1890 114 5 109
1891 100 0 100
1892 137 0 137
1893 166 0 166
1894 169 0 169
1895 203 0 203 #96 boy name
1896 211 0 211 #94 boy name
1897 195 0 195 #93 boy name
1898 238 0 238 #88 boy name
1899 258 0 258 #76 boy name
1900 328 0 328 #79 boy name
1901 250 0 250 #77 boy name
1902 366 0 366 #63 boy name
1903 359 0 359 #60 boy name
1904 413 0 413 #58 boy name
1905 426 0 426 #59 boy name
1906 486 0 486 #51 boy name
1907 616 0 616 #45 boy name
1908 664 0 664 #45 boy name
1909 725 0 725 #42 boy name
1910 866 6 860 #44 boy name
1911 1,275 0 1,275 #36 boy name
1912 2,879 7 2,872 #27 boy name
1913 3,717 14 3,703 #25 boy name
1914 4,855 19 4,836 #23 boy name
1915 7,137 20 7,117 #20 boy name
1916 7,759 22 7,737 #20 boy name
1917 8,757 29 8,728 #20 boy name
1918 10,012 38 9,974 #18 boy name
1919 9,944 42 9,902 #17 boy name
1920 11,986 46 11,940 #16 boy name
1921 13,834 57 13,777 #13 boy name
1922 14,973 56 14,917 #12 boy name
1923 16,489 53 16,436 #10 boy name
1924 18,010 85 17,925 #10 boy name
1925 19,302 105 19,197 #10 boy name
1926 21,037 133 20,904 #9 boy name
1927 23,982 144 23,838 #8 boy name
1928 25,874 170 25,704 #7 boy name
1929 27,352 171 27,181 #7 boy name
1930 29,219 174 29,045 #7 boy name
1931 29,260 160 29,100 #7 boy name
1932 29,899 125 29,774 #7 boy name
1933 28,562 133 28,429 #7 boy name
1934 30,515 110 30,405 #6 boy name
1935 29,767 112 29,655 #7 boy name
1936 28,721 88 28,633 #7 boy name
1937 27,943 81 27,862 #7 boy name
1938 26,739 79 26,660 #7 boy name
1939 24,140 83 24,057 #8 boy name
1940 23,190 84 23,106 #9 boy name
1941 22,687 63 22,624 #10 boy name
1942 24,025 76 23,949 #10 boy name
1943 24,479 69 24,410 #11 boy name
1944 23,519 60 23,459 #11 boy name
1945 22,182 47 22,135 #12 boy name
1946 26,329 72 26,257 #13 boy name
1947 28,317 63 28,254 #13 boy name
1948 26,491 48 26,443 #14 boy name
1949 27,177 68 27,109 #13 boy name
1950 27,049 52 26,997 #14 boy name
1951 27,986 68 27,918 #15 boy name
1952 28,338 73 28,265 #13 boy name
1953 28,418 70 28,348 #14 boy name
1954 29,319 66 29,253 #14 boy name
1955 27,768 69 27,699 #14 boy name
1956 28,289 85 28,204 #14 boy name
1957 27,953 93 27,860 #15 boy name
1958 25,096 94 25,002 #18 boy name
1959 23,955 88 23,867 #19 boy name
1960 22,822 87 22,735 #19 boy name
1961 21,479 75 21,404 #22 boy name
1962 20,489 71 20,418 #23 boy name
1963 18,992 83 18,909 #25 boy name
1964 18,131 68 18,063 #25 boy name
1965 16,104 61 16,043 #26 boy name
1966 14,803 82 14,721 #27 boy name
1967 14,310 84 14,226 #27 boy name
1968 13,446 73 13,373 #29 boy name
1969 12,854 77 12,777 #30 boy name
1970 12,467 64 12,403 #30 boy name
1971 10,941 67 10,874 #34 boy name
1972 9,345 77 9,268 #36 boy name
1973 8,443 75 8,368 #39 boy name
1974 7,809 47 7,762 #41 boy name
1975 7,255 57 7,198 #42 boy name
1976 6,854 58 6,796 #47 boy name
1977 6,902 35 6,867 #46 boy name
1978 6,465 39 6,426 #48 boy name
1979 6,575 62 6,513 #51 boy name
1980 6,316 46 6,270 #53 boy name
1981 5,952 40 5,912 #56 boy name
1982 5,763 46 5,717 #58 boy name
1983 5,374 47 5,327 #60 boy name
1984 5,099 36 5,063 #63 boy name
1985 4,786 37 4,749 #66 boy name
1986 4,693 34 4,659 #71 boy name
1987 4,541 42 4,499 #70 boy name
1988 4,361 36 4,325 #75 boy name
1989 4,343 18 4,325 #82 boy name
1990 4,188 11 4,177 #87 boy name
1991 3,656 9 3,647
1992 3,265 0 3,265
1993 3,008 12 2,996
1994 2,658 5 2,653
1995 2,261 8 2,253
1996 2,192 7 2,185
1997 1,979 9 1,970
1998 1,861 0 1,861
1999 1,747 0 1,747
2000 1,610 0 1,610
2001 1,469 0 1,469
2002 1,288 0 1,288
2003 1,307 0 1,307
2004 1,257 8 1,249
2005 1,150 0 1,150
2006 1,097 0 1,097
2007 997 0 997
2008 990 0 990
2009 838 0 838
2010 761 0 761
2011 786 0 786
2012 724 0 724
2013 705 0 705
2014 734 0 734
2015 690 0 690

Want to know about the popularity of the Donald baby name? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 1,415,276 babies born with the name Donald in the United States. That's more than enough Donalds to occupy the country of Trinidad and Tobago with an estimated population of 1,317,714 (as of July 1, 2010). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given to 46 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Donald" was in 1934 with a total of 30,405 babies. (That's a lot of baby Donalds)

According to the 1958 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Donald" ranks #14 in popularity as a baby boy's name in Alabama. Imagine that, 494 babies in Alabama have the same name as you in 1958. Across the entire United States a total of 25,096 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 "Donald" mean? The list below shows the origins of Donald as well as things modernly associated with the name Donald such as celebrities named Donald.

Origin and Meaning of Donald

The name "Donald" is of Scottish origin, and it means "World Leader". It's a name commonly given to boys.

Donald Trump

Donald Trump is a {{, chairman and president of the trump organization{{, chairman of trump plaza associates, llc{{, chairman of trump atlantic city associates{{, host of ''the apprentice'' with the most prominent portion of his career being from 1968 to present. Donald was born in 1946 as Donald John Trump in Queens, New York, US.

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Donnie Wahlberg

Donnie Wahlberg is a singer, producer, and actor specializing in pop, hip hop, and blue-eyed soul music with the most prominent portion of his career being from 1984 to present. Donnie was born in 1969 as Donald Edmond Wahlberg, Jr. in Dorchester, Massachusetts, United States.

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Donald Sutherland

Donald Sutherland is an actor with the most prominent portion of his career being from 1962 to present. Donald was born in 1934 as Donald McNichol Sutherland in Saint John, New Brunswick, Canada.

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Don Cheadle

Don Cheadle is an actor, producer, and author with the most prominent portion of his career being from 1984 to present. Don was born in 1964 as Donald Frank Cheadle, Jr. in Kansas City, Missouri, U.S.

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Don Rickles

Don Rickles is a comedian with the most prominent portion of his career being from 1948 to present. Don was born in 1926 as Donald Jay Rickles in Queens, New York City, New York, United States.

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Donny Osmond

Donny Osmond is a singer, songwriter, musician, and actor specializing in vocal, pop rock, R&B, and bubblegum music with the most prominent portion of his career being from 1963 to present. Donny was born in 1957 as Donald Clark Osmond in Ogden, Utah, U.S.

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Other Inspirations for the Name Donald

Donald Duck
Donald Trump For President
Donald Trump Immigration
Donald Trump Net Worth
Donald Trump Polls
Donald Trump Speech
Donald Trump Twitter
Donald Trump Wife
Donald Trump Megyn Kelly
Donald Glover

Alternative Meanings

D is for dream, your beacon ahead.

O is for outlook, pleasing to all.

N is for noble, your regal bearing.

A is for accord, the harmony you spread.

L is for lofty, your ambitions are high!

D is for diamond, the brilliance you shine.

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

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Past life for Donald born Oct 16, 1974

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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 USA South-East approximately on 1575. Your profession was jeweler and watch-maker.

You were always involved with all new things. You have always loved changes, especially in art, music, cooking. 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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