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Edwin

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born Ranking
1880 309 0 309 #56 boy name
1881 274 0 274 #59 boy name
1882 305 0 305 #59 boy name
1883 299 0 299 #57 boy name
1884 308 0 308 #61 boy name
1885 289 0 289 #63 boy name
1886 313 0 313 #59 boy name
1887 310 0 310 #57 boy name
1888 298 0 298 #70 boy name
1889 306 0 306 #66 boy name
1890 323 0 323 #63 boy name
1891 327 0 327 #57 boy name
1892 338 0 338 #63 boy name
1893 354 0 354 #58 boy name
1894 371 5 366 #58 boy name
1895 346 0 346 #60 boy name
1896 351 0 351 #59 boy name
1897 385 5 380 #53 boy name
1898 392 0 392 #57 boy name
1899 336 7 329 #59 boy name
1900 355 5 350 #74 boy name
1901 299 0 299 #65 boy name
1902 393 0 393 #56 boy name
1903 353 6 347 #62 boy name
1904 393 5 388 #64 boy name
1905 357 0 357 #70 boy name
1906 390 0 390 #65 boy name
1907 468 0 468 #62 boy name
1908 477 0 477 #64 boy name
1909 492 0 492 #62 boy name
1910 541 5 536 #70 boy name
1911 705 6 699 #60 boy name
1912 1,533 15 1,518 #54 boy name
1913 1,836 11 1,825 #55 boy name
1914 2,391 5 2,386 #53 boy name
1915 3,167 16 3,151 #53 boy name
1916 3,311 12 3,299 #53 boy name
1917 3,364 18 3,346 #55 boy name
1918 3,499 12 3,487 #55 boy name
1919 3,468 18 3,450 #52 boy name
1920 3,748 15 3,733 #53 boy name
1921 3,760 10 3,750 #54 boy name
1922 3,851 22 3,829 #52 boy name
1923 3,674 23 3,651 #56 boy name
1924 3,820 30 3,790 #55 boy name
1925 3,580 22 3,558 #57 boy name
1926 3,510 18 3,492 #55 boy name
1927 3,424 35 3,389 #57 boy name
1928 3,198 26 3,172 #58 boy name
1929 2,919 27 2,892 #66 boy name
1930 2,998 24 2,974 #66 boy name
1931 2,716 15 2,701 #69 boy name
1932 2,582 14 2,568 #72 boy name
1933 2,343 15 2,328 #77 boy name
1934 2,357 12 2,345 #80 boy name
1935 2,269 9 2,260 #89 boy name
1936 2,279 9 2,270 #84 boy name
1937 2,269 6 2,263 #88 boy name
1938 2,252 5 2,247 #90 boy name
1939 2,071 8 2,063 #96 boy name
1940 2,121 6 2,115 #96 boy name
1941 2,223 9 2,214 #97 boy name
1942 2,304 9 2,295
1943 2,394 6 2,388
1944 2,245 8 2,237
1945 1,958 8 1,950
1946 2,377 0 2,377
1947 2,595 7 2,588
1948 2,440 5 2,435
1949 2,371 0 2,371
1950 2,494 5 2,489
1951 2,574 8 2,566
1952 2,640 8 2,632
1953 2,655 15 2,640
1954 2,559 12 2,547
1955 2,671 12 2,659
1956 2,784 9 2,775
1957 2,719 11 2,708
1958 2,609 11 2,598
1959 2,580 7 2,573
1960 2,494 18 2,476
1961 2,456 15 2,441
1962 2,419 17 2,402
1963 2,250 11 2,239
1964 2,187 14 2,173
1965 1,916 11 1,905
1966 1,890 17 1,873
1967 1,677 14 1,663
1968 1,706 18 1,688
1969 1,791 14 1,777
1970 1,739 13 1,726
1971 1,544 18 1,526
1972 1,409 14 1,395
1973 1,324 7 1,317
1974 1,178 10 1,168
1975 1,249 8 1,241
1976 1,193 5 1,188
1977 1,295 6 1,289
1978 1,248 17 1,231
1979 1,288 5 1,283
1980 1,306 9 1,297
1981 1,341 8 1,333
1982 1,349 10 1,339
1983 1,212 17 1,195
1984 1,356 7 1,349
1985 1,335 6 1,329
1986 1,359 14 1,345
1987 1,417 13 1,404
1988 1,570 18 1,552
1989 1,776 15 1,761
1990 1,830 15 1,815
1991 1,979 15 1,964
1992 1,828 19 1,809
1993 1,843 20 1,823
1994 1,811 10 1,801
1995 1,693 7 1,686
1996 1,599 13 1,586
1997 1,613 8 1,605
1998 1,700 0 1,700
1999 1,682 6 1,676
2000 1,808 8 1,800
2001 1,987 5 1,982
2002 2,154 9 2,145
2003 2,175 8 2,167
2004 2,363 11 2,352
2005 2,308 5 2,303
2006 2,678 7 2,671
2007 2,393 0 2,393
2008 2,264 5 2,259
2009 1,974 0 1,974
2010 1,699 0 1,699
2011 1,520 0 1,520
2012 1,303 0 1,303
2013 1,233 0 1,233
2014 1,181 0 1,181
2015 1,137 0 1,137

Want to know about the popularity of the Edwin baby name? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 239,288 babies born with the name Edwin in the United States. That's more than enough Edwins to occupy the territory of Mayotte (France) with an estimated population of 217,000 (as of July 1, 2012). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given to 309 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Edwin" was in 1922 with a total of 3,829 babies. (That's a lot of baby Edwins)

According to the 1970 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Edwin" ranks #96 in popularity as a baby boy's name in Connecticut. Imagine that, 36 babies in Connecticut have the same name as you in 1970. Across the entire United States a total of 1,739 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 Edwin popular?

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

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

Origin and Meaning of Edwin

The name "Edwin" is of English origin, and it means "Prosperous Friend". It's a name commonly given to boys.

Edwin McCain

Edwin McCain is a musical artist with the most prominent portion of his career being from 1991 to present. Edwin was born in 1970 in Greenville, South Carolina, US.

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Edwin Jackson

Edwin Jackson is a MLB player. Edwin was born in 1983 in Neu-Ulm, Bavaria, West Germany.

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Edwin Moses

Edwin Moses is a sportsperson. Edwin was born in 1955 in Dayton, Ohio, USA.

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Edwin van der Sar

Edwin van der Sar is a football biography. Edwin was born in 1970 in Voorhout, Netherlands.

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Edwin Hodge

Edwin Hodge is an actor. Edwin was born in 1985 as Edwin Martel Basil Hodge in Jacksonville, North Carolina, United States.

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Edwin Evers

Edwin was born in 1971.

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Other Inspirations for the Name Edwin

Edwin Hubble
Edwin Schlossberg
Edwin Jagger
Edwin Stanton
Edwin Starr
Edwin Watts
Edwin Booth

Alternative Meanings

E is for endear, all those you touch.

D is for delight, a surprise from within.

W is for wise, more tomorrow that today.

I is for ignite, the fire in you!

N is for nice, need I say more?

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

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Past life for Edwin born Dec 18, 1947

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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 Southern Australia approximately on 1850. Your profession was digger and undertaker.

You were a person with huge energy, good in planning and supervising. If you were just a garbage-man, you were chief garbage-man. Your lesson - to learn humility and faith in spiritual principles. You should believe in High Reason.

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