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Popularity
39k
in the U.S.
since 1880

Ebony

  • Gender: Girl
  • #1124 All Time
Girls
Boys

How popular is the name "Ebony" in the U.S.?



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YearTotal Babies BornGirls BornBoys Born
1950660
1966660
1967550
196817170
196932320
197055550
197117916712
197225323617
197331530015
197452049921
197564561629
197691989722
19771,1791,15623
19781,3361,31818
19791,4651,44520
19801,6011,58021
19811,5681,55315
19822,3162,28036
19832,2352,21619
19842,1512,13021
19851,8031,78617
19861,6761,66313
19871,7611,74813
19881,7381,72513
19891,6111,57833
19901,5881,56721
19911,5321,5248
19921,3581,3499
19931,1641,1640
19949949940
19959149077
19968078016
19977227220
19986196145
19995355305
20004804746
20013813810
20023713710
20033333330
20043123075
20052572570
20062272270
20072082080
20081861815
20091711710
20101191190
201197970
201294940
20131051050
201469690

Want to know about the populiarty of Ebony? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 39,035 babies born with the name Ebony in the United States. That's more than enough Ebonies to occupy the territory of Sint Maarten (the Netherlands) with an estimated population of 37,429 (as of January 1, 2010). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1950 when it was given to 6 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Ebony" was in 1982 with a total of 2,280 babies. (That's a lot of baby Ebonies)

According to the 1983 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Ebony" ranks #92 in popularity as a baby girl's name in Missouri. Imagine that, 68 babies in Missouri have the same name as you in 1983. Across the entire United States a total of 2,235 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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The map shows the relative popularity of the name Ebony in each of the states since 1950. Can you guess a name that was popular in the region near the Rockies? Search for the name to check your answer!

What does the name "Ebony" mean?

E is for endear, all those you touch.

B is for beacon, you extend your friendly hand.

O is for openness, it's refreshing!

N is for neatness, your orderly way.

Y is for youthful, your eternal look.

Your name in reverse order is "Ynobe". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Yoenb". 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 Ebony born Jul 19, 1996

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 Philippines approximately on 1850. Your profession was medicine man, surgeon, and herbalist.

As a ruthless character, you carefully weighed your decisions in critical situations, with excellent self-control and strong will. Generally liked, but not always loved. Your lesson - to combat violence and disharmony in our world, to understand its roots and origins. All global problems have similar origins.

Name poster for Ebony

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