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1.6m
in the U.S.
since 1880

Elizabeth

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45k Elisabeth (Hebrew)
< 1k Elspeth (Scottish)

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born Ranking
1880 1,948 1,939 9 #4 girl name
1881 1,852 1,852 0 #4 girl name
1882 2,193 2,186 7 #4 girl name
1883 2,268 2,255 13 #4 girl name
1884 2,565 2,549 16 #4 girl name
1885 2,591 2,582 9 #4 girl name
1886 2,691 2,680 11 #4 girl name
1887 2,695 2,681 14 #3 girl name
1888 3,236 3,224 12 #3 girl name
1889 3,074 3,058 16 #3 girl name
1890 3,124 3,112 12 #3 girl name
1891 3,065 3,059 6 #4 girl name
1892 3,469 3,461 8 #3 girl name
1893 3,372 3,360 12 #5 girl name
1894 3,435 3,425 10 #5 girl name
1895 3,620 3,603 17 #5 girl name
1896 3,482 3,471 11 #7 girl name
1897 3,454 3,442 12 #6 girl name
1898 3,674 3,659 15 #7 girl name
1899 3,300 3,287 13 #7 girl name
1900 4,112 4,096 16 #6 girl name
1901 3,225 3,216 9 #6 girl name
1902 3,715 3,694 21 #6 girl name
1903 3,734 3,723 11 #6 girl name
1904 3,846 3,833 13 #6 girl name
1905 4,134 4,121 13 #6 girl name
1906 4,336 4,321 15 #7 girl name
1907 4,637 4,624 13 #7 girl name
1908 4,915 4,904 11 #7 girl name
1909 5,189 5,176 13 #7 girl name
1910 5,817 5,800 17 #7 girl name
1911 6,316 6,298 18 #7 girl name
1912 8,551 8,528 23 #8 girl name
1913 9,529 9,505 24 #8 girl name
1914 11,394 11,367 27 #8 girl name
1915 14,130 14,103 27 #8 girl name
1916 14,979 14,939 40 #8 girl name
1917 15,162 15,131 31 #8 girl name
1918 15,888 15,851 37 #9 girl name
1919 15,307 15,288 19 #8 girl name
1920 15,944 15,910 34 #8 girl name
1921 15,835 15,800 35 #10 girl name
1922 15,273 15,243 30 #9 girl name
1923 15,502 15,461 41 #9 girl name
1924 14,992 14,950 42 #11 girl name
1925 13,969 13,932 37 #10 girl name
1926 12,888 12,834 54 #11 girl name
1927 12,583 12,527 56 #13 girl name
1928 11,809 11,765 44 #14 girl name
1929 11,311 11,250 61 #15 girl name
1930 11,041 10,993 48 #15 girl name
1931 10,343 10,295 48 #16 girl name
1932 10,048 9,994 54 #17 girl name
1933 9,053 9,015 38 #17 girl name
1934 9,385 9,342 43 #18 girl name
1935 9,116 9,075 41 #17 girl name
1936 8,907 8,860 47 #18 girl name
1937 9,436 9,386 50 #17 girl name
1938 9,845 9,801 44 #17 girl name
1939 9,755 9,705 50 #18 girl name
1940 10,006 9,954 52 #20 girl name
1941 10,317 10,269 48 #21 girl name
1942 11,232 11,180 52 #22 girl name
1943 11,687 11,650 37 #23 girl name
1944 11,067 11,034 33 #23 girl name
1945 10,360 10,335 25 #26 girl name
1946 11,773 11,751 22 #25 girl name
1947 13,475 13,442 33 #25 girl name
1948 13,238 13,208 30 #26 girl name
1949 13,737 13,711 26 #25 girl name
1950 14,368 14,339 29 #24 girl name
1951 15,143 15,112 31 #23 girl name
1952 16,051 16,022 29 #22 girl name
1953 16,125 16,092 33 #21 girl name
1954 16,621 16,580 41 #20 girl name
1955 16,731 16,689 42 #21 girl name
1956 16,376 16,344 32 #22 girl name
1957 17,531 17,496 35 #22 girl name
1958 18,576 18,529 47 #22 girl name
1959 18,484 18,438 46 #21 girl name
1960 18,917 18,858 59 #18 girl name
1961 18,916 18,851 65 #19 girl name
1962 17,847 17,800 47 #20 girl name
1963 17,643 17,591 52 #20 girl name
1964 17,333 17,285 48 #16 girl name
1965 16,375 16,319 56 #16 girl name
1966 15,938 15,887 51 #16 girl name
1967 16,166 16,114 52 #13 girl name
1968 14,945 14,892 53 #17 girl name
1969 15,362 15,300 62 #16 girl name
1970 15,188 15,121 67 #18 girl name
1971 13,669 13,605 64 #19 girl name
1972 12,243 12,188 55 #15 girl name
1973 12,410 12,358 52 #13 girl name
1974 12,323 12,261 62 #12 girl name
1975 12,527 12,475 52 #15 girl name
1976 13,613 13,552 61 #16 girl name
1977 16,488 16,425 63 #13 girl name
1978 16,878 16,808 70 #14 girl name
1979 18,158 18,076 82 #11 girl name
1980 19,608 19,530 78 #9 girl name
1981 20,261 20,171 90 #9 girl name
1982 20,598 20,509 89 #8 girl name
1983 19,940 19,838 102 #10 girl name
1984 20,456 20,362 94 #10 girl name
1985 20,643 20,538 105 #9 girl name
1986 19,163 19,067 96 #10 girl name
1987 18,707 18,602 105 #10 girl name
1988 20,130 20,028 102 #10 girl name
1989 20,433 20,293 140 #10 girl name
1990 20,833 20,742 91 #9 girl name
1991 20,456 20,390 66 #9 girl name
1992 19,081 19,029 52 #9 girl name
1993 17,610 17,555 55 #9 girl name
1994 16,822 16,778 44 #9 girl name
1995 16,229 16,185 44 #10 girl name
1996 16,016 15,990 26 #10 girl name
1997 15,445 15,415 30 #9 girl name
1998 15,202 15,179 23 #10 girl name
1999 15,354 15,332 22 #10 girl name
2000 15,111 15,089 22 #9 girl name
2001 14,795 14,783 12 #9 girl name
2002 14,614 14,593 21 #11 girl name
2003 14,127 14,096 31 #9 girl name
2004 13,618 13,555 63 #10 girl name
2005 12,746 12,722 24 #11 girl name
2006 12,434 12,417 17 #11 girl name
2007 13,055 13,037 18 #10 girl name
2008 12,003 11,990 13 #9 girl name
2009 11,036 11,023 13 #11 girl name
2010 10,256 10,248 8 #12 girl name
2011 10,090 10,071 19 #11 girl name
2012 9,693 9,685 8 #10 girl name
2013 9,443 9,431 12 #10 girl name
2014 9,543 9,537 6 #14 girl name
2015 9,661 9,656 5 #13 girl name

Want to know about the popularity of the Elizabeth baby name? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 1,616,108 babies born with the name Elizabeth in the United States. That's more than enough Elizabeths to occupy the country of Guinea-Bissau with an estimated population of 1,580,000 (as of July 1, 2012). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given to 1,948 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Elizabeth" was in 1990 with a total of 20,742 babies. (That's a lot of baby Elizabeths)

According to the 1994 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Elizabeth" ranks #26 in popularity as a baby girl's name in Louisiana. Imagine that, 168 babies in Louisiana have the same name as you in 1994. Across the entire United States a total of 16,822 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 Elizabeth popular?

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

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

Origin and Meaning of Elizabeth

The name "Elizabeth" is of Hebrew origin, and it means "God is My Oath". It's a name commonly given to girls.

Elizabeth Olsen

Elizabeth Olsen is an actress with the most prominent portion of her career being from 1994 to present. Elizabeth was born in 1989 as Elizabeth Chase Olsen in Sherman Oaks, California, U.S.

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Elizabeth Banks

Elizabeth Banks is an actress, producer, and director with the most prominent portion of her career being from 1998 to present. Elizabeth was born in 1975 as Elizabeth Irene Mitchell in Pittsfield, Massachusetts, U.S.

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Elizabeth Taylor

Elizabeth Taylor is an actress with the most prominent portion of her career being from 1942 to 2011. Elizabeth was born in 1932 as Elizabeth Rosemond Taylor in Hampstead Garden Suburb, London, England, UK.

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Elizabeth Hurley

Elizabeth Hurley is an actress and model with the most prominent portion of her career being from 1987 to present. Elizabeth was born in 1965 as Elizabeth Jane Hurley in Basingstoke, Hampshire, England.

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Lana Del Rey

Lana Del Rey is a singer-songwriter and model specializing in dream pop, rock, psychedelic rock, and indie pop music with the most prominent portion of her career being from 2 to present. Lana was born in 1986 as Elizabeth Woolridge Grant in New York City, New York, U.S.

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Tina Fey

Tina Fey is an actress, comedian, writer, and producer with the most prominent portion of her career being from 1997 to present. Tina was born in 1970 as Elizabeth Stamatina Fey in Upper Darby, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Elizabeth Berkley

Elizabeth Berkley is an actress with the most prominent portion of her career being from 1986 to present. Elizabeth was born in 1972 in Farmington Hills, Michigan, U.S.

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Elizabeth Mitchell

Elizabeth Mitchell is an actress and model with the most prominent portion of her career being from 1992 to present. Elizabeth was born in 1970 as Elizabeth Mitchell in Los Angeles, California, U.S.

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Other Inspirations for the Name Elizabeth

Elizabeth Arden Red Door
Elizabeth City Nc
Elizabeth Ii
Elizabeth Holmes
Elizabeth Smart
Elizabeth Warren

Alternative Meanings

E is for elegant, born within you.

L is for luxury, the luxury of your smile.

I is for intense, your zest of living.

Z is for zip, the quickness in your step!

A is for acquaintance, the many friends you know.

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

E is for exquisite, who could argue?

T is for treat, that you always are.

H is for heavenly, your spirit is strong.

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

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Past life for Elizabeth born Mar 4, 1988

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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 Romania approximately on 950. Your profession was preacher, publisher, and scribbler of ancient inscriptions.

Psychologically, you were timid, constrained, and quiet. You had creative talents, waited until that life to be liberated. Sometimes environment considered you strange. It always seemed to you, that your perceptions of the world are somewhat different. Your lesson - to trust your intuition as your best guide in present life.

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