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Drew

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1880 6 0 6
1881 8 0 8
1882 11 0 11
1883 11 0 11
1884 8 0 8
1886 12 0 12
1888 10 0 10
1889 5 0 5
1890 5 0 5
1892 6 0 6
1893 5 0 5
1894 6 0 6
1895 5 0 5
1896 5 0 5
1897 6 0 6
1900 8 0 8
1904 8 0 8
1905 6 0 6
1906 6 0 6
1907 8 0 8
1909 5 0 5
1910 14 0 14
1911 7 0 7
1912 13 0 13
1913 21 0 21
1914 19 0 19
1915 26 0 26
1916 26 0 26
1917 26 0 26
1918 27 7 20
1919 26 0 26
1920 27 0 27
1921 29 6 23
1922 34 0 34
1923 27 5 22
1924 21 0 21
1925 21 0 21
1926 25 0 25
1927 24 0 24
1928 23 0 23
1929 22 0 22
1930 39 0 39
1931 35 5 30
1932 31 0 31
1933 35 5 30
1934 19 0 19
1935 25 0 25
1936 29 0 29
1937 20 0 20
1938 36 0 36
1939 49 5 44
1940 49 0 49
1941 48 0 48
1942 61 6 55
1943 79 5 74
1944 80 8 72
1945 93 5 88
1946 245 12 233
1947 220 7 213
1948 186 0 186
1949 212 5 207
1950 212 10 202
1951 206 11 195
1952 221 8 213
1953 224 11 213
1954 272 11 261
1955 270 11 259
1956 502 15 487
1957 493 21 472
1958 447 7 440
1959 557 17 540
1960 565 12 553
1961 580 13 567
1962 445 6 439
1963 431 9 422
1964 426 7 419
1965 422 11 411
1966 430 0 430
1967 377 0 377
1968 400 0 400
1969 376 0 376
1970 411 5 406
1971 321 6 315
1972 329 5 324
1973 302 0 302
1974 385 7 378
1975 383 6 377
1976 427 7 420
1977 486 0 486
1978 555 6 549
1979 638 15 623
1980 727 7 720
1981 932 19 913
1982 1,051 36 1,015
1983 1,450 74 1,376
1984 1,843 79 1,764
1985 2,396 121 2,275
1986 2,112 112 2,000
1987 1,858 100 1,758
1988 1,824 72 1,752
1989 2,091 81 2,010
1990 2,038 85 1,953
1991 1,898 94 1,804
1992 1,905 126 1,779
1993 2,018 166 1,852
1994 2,050 194 1,856
1995 2,458 280 2,178
1996 2,387 287 2,100
1997 2,241 250 1,991
1998 2,079 276 1,803
1999 2,404 395 2,009
2000 2,231 283 1,948
2001 1,829 264 1,565
2002 1,789 214 1,575
2003 1,773 200 1,573
2004 1,906 240 1,666
2005 2,200 251 1,949
2006 2,056 197 1,859
2007 2,040 210 1,830
2008 1,649 170 1,479
2009 1,439 176 1,263
2010 1,578 166 1,412
2011 1,402 170 1,232
2012 1,469 234 1,235
2013 1,399 224 1,175
2014 1,266 209 1,057
2015 1,097 212 885

Want to know about the popularity of the Drew baby name? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 79,177 babies born with the name Drew in the United States. That's more than enough Drews to occupy the country of Andorra with an estimated population of 78,115 (as of July 1, 2011). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given to 6 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Drew" was in 1985 with a total of 2,275 babies. (That's a lot of baby Drews)

According to the 1997 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Drew" ranks #91 in popularity as a baby boy's name in Wisconsin. Imagine that, 80 babies in Wisconsin have the same name as you in 1997. Across the entire United States a total of 2,241 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 Drew popular?

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

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

Origin and Meaning of Drew

The name "Drew" is of English origin, and it means "Manly". It's a name commonly given to both boys and girls.

Drew Barrymore

Drew Barrymore is an actress, author, producer, and director with the most prominent portion of her career being from 1978 to present. Drew was born in 1975 as Drew Blythe Barrymore in Culver City, California, United States.

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Drew Brees

Drew Brees is a NFL player. Drew was born in 1979 as Andrew Christopher Brees in Austin, Texas.

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Drew Seeley

Drew Seeley is a singer-songwriter, actor, and dancer specializing in dance-pop and R&B music with the most prominent portion of his career being from 1999 to present. Drew was born in 1982 in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada.

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Drew Carey

Drew Carey is a comedian with the most prominent portion of his career being from 1991 to present. Drew was born in 1958 as Drew Allison Carey in Cleveland, Ohio, U.S.

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Drew Gooden

Drew Gooden is a nba biography. Drew was born in 1981 in Oakland, California.

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Drew Fuller

Drew Fuller is an actor, model, and writer with the most prominent portion of his career being from 1999 to present. Drew was born in 1980 as Andrew Alan Fuller in Atherton, California.

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Other Inspirations for the Name Drew

Drew Lynch
Drew Peterson
Drew Scott
Drew Magary
Drew Storen
Drew Van Acker
Drew League

Alternative Meanings

D is for diamond, the brilliance you shine.

R is for realist, the way you are.

E is for exotic, no lack of spirit here!

W is for warm hearted, it's you!

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

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Past life for Drew born Apr 15, 1939

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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 Western Australia approximately on 1575. 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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