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Popularity
39k
in the U.S.
since 1880

Ebony

  • Gender: Girl
  • Origin: English
  • Meaning: Ebony
  • #1124 All Time
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Boys

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1950 6 6 0
1966 6 6 0
1967 5 5 0
1968 17 17 0
1969 32 32 0
1970 55 55 0
1971 179 167 12
1972 253 236 17
1973 315 300 15
1974 520 499 21
1975 645 616 29
1976 919 897 22
1977 1,179 1,156 23
1978 1,336 1,318 18
1979 1,465 1,445 20
1980 1,601 1,580 21
1981 1,568 1,553 15
1982 2,316 2,280 36
1983 2,235 2,216 19
1984 2,151 2,130 21
1985 1,803 1,786 17
1986 1,676 1,663 13
1987 1,761 1,748 13
1988 1,738 1,725 13
1989 1,611 1,578 33
1990 1,588 1,567 21
1991 1,532 1,524 8
1992 1,358 1,349 9
1993 1,164 1,164 0
1994 994 994 0
1995 914 907 7
1996 807 801 6
1997 722 722 0
1998 619 614 5
1999 535 530 5
2000 480 474 6
2001 381 381 0
2002 371 371 0
2003 333 333 0
2004 312 307 5
2005 257 257 0
2006 227 227 0
2007 208 208 0
2008 186 181 5
2009 171 171 0
2010 119 119 0
2011 97 97 0
2012 94 94 0
2013 105 105 0
2014 69 69 0

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 #67 in popularity as a baby girl's name in New York. Imagine that, 280 babies in New York 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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Where is the name Ebony popular?

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 new england region? Search for the name to check your answer!

Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

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

English

Origin and Meaning of Ebony

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

Alternative Meanings

E is for excellence, your passion, your drive.

B is for befriend, it is so easy for you.

O is for outlook, pleasing to all.

N is for neatness, your orderly way.

Y is for young, the years never show!

Your name in reverse order is "Ynobe". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Byone". 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 Jun 3, 2001

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 Israel approximately on 1675. Your profession was seaman, cook, and carpenter.

Your psychological profile shows you had a natural talent of psychologist and knew how to use the opportunities. Cold-blooded and calm in any situation. Your problem - to learn to love and to trust the Universe. You are bound to think, study, reflect and develop inner wisdom.

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