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Eugene

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born Ranking
1880 328 0 328 #53 boy name
1881 319 5 314 #48 boy name
1882 341 0 341 #52 boy name
1883 331 6 325 #51 boy name
1884 321 0 321 #59 boy name
1885 345 0 345 #51 boy name
1886 367 5 362 #51 boy name
1887 332 5 327 #54 boy name
1888 398 0 398 #53 boy name
1889 379 10 369 #52 boy name
1890 408 0 408 #47 boy name
1891 362 0 362 #48 boy name
1892 421 7 414 #53 boy name
1893 397 5 392 #54 boy name
1894 430 9 421 #52 boy name
1895 440 10 430 #50 boy name
1896 516 9 507 #45 boy name
1897 459 12 447 #49 boy name
1898 483 10 473 #49 boy name
1899 449 0 449 #45 boy name
1900 596 9 587 #45 boy name
1901 453 8 445 #44 boy name
1902 529 5 524 #44 boy name
1903 487 9 478 #44 boy name
1904 549 8 541 #44 boy name
1905 601 8 593 #42 boy name
1906 642 5 637 #39 boy name
1907 702 11 691 #41 boy name
1908 705 16 689 #43 boy name
1909 738 14 724 #43 boy name
1910 900 12 888 #40 boy name
1911 1,071 13 1,058 #43 boy name
1912 2,125 11 2,114 #41 boy name
1913 2,546 21 2,525 #43 boy name
1914 3,239 28 3,211 #43 boy name
1915 4,346 25 4,321 #41 boy name
1916 4,681 35 4,646 #39 boy name
1917 4,914 41 4,873 #39 boy name
1918 5,673 41 5,632 #35 boy name
1919 5,939 47 5,892 #33 boy name
1920 6,915 49 6,866 #30 boy name
1921 7,774 57 7,717 #26 boy name
1922 7,896 45 7,851 #25 boy name
1923 8,008 58 7,950 #25 boy name
1924 8,415 68 8,347 #25 boy name
1925 8,567 55 8,512 #24 boy name
1926 9,089 75 9,014 #23 boy name
1927 9,833 85 9,748 #20 boy name
1928 9,777 75 9,702 #20 boy name
1929 9,113 68 9,045 #20 boy name
1930 9,114 85 9,029 #21 boy name
1931 8,206 59 8,147 #21 boy name
1932 8,107 63 8,044 #22 boy name
1933 7,393 44 7,349 #23 boy name
1934 7,190 44 7,146 #24 boy name
1935 6,880 34 6,846 #27 boy name
1936 6,417 42 6,375 #29 boy name
1937 6,028 31 5,997 #33 boy name
1938 6,143 31 6,112 #33 boy name
1939 5,915 40 5,875 #37 boy name
1940 5,829 31 5,798 #38 boy name
1941 5,783 29 5,754 #42 boy name
1942 6,123 32 6,091 #45 boy name
1943 5,918 19 5,899 #47 boy name
1944 5,528 25 5,503 #48 boy name
1945 5,185 22 5,163 #50 boy name
1946 5,695 24 5,671 #57 boy name
1947 6,205 27 6,178 #59 boy name
1948 5,627 23 5,604 #61 boy name
1949 5,625 28 5,597 #58 boy name
1950 5,505 17 5,488 #58 boy name
1951 5,592 19 5,573 #65 boy name
1952 5,339 26 5,313 #72 boy name
1953 5,171 20 5,151 #75 boy name
1954 5,040 20 5,020 #77 boy name
1955 4,818 25 4,793 #81 boy name
1956 4,628 18 4,610 #86 boy name
1957 4,419 13 4,406 #92 boy name
1958 4,036 20 4,016
1959 3,909 20 3,889
1960 3,774 17 3,757
1961 3,463 11 3,452
1962 3,321 18 3,303
1963 3,250 30 3,220
1964 3,097 19 3,078
1965 2,738 20 2,718
1966 2,640 20 2,620
1967 2,469 17 2,452
1968 2,389 25 2,364
1969 2,363 12 2,351
1970 2,280 14 2,266
1971 2,079 14 2,065
1972 1,825 17 1,808
1973 1,743 22 1,721
1974 1,628 25 1,603
1975 1,539 20 1,519
1976 1,528 14 1,514
1977 1,412 17 1,395
1978 1,338 10 1,328
1979 1,348 16 1,332
1980 1,299 13 1,286
1981 1,188 14 1,174
1982 1,239 13 1,226
1983 1,118 17 1,101
1984 1,078 14 1,064
1985 1,004 10 994
1986 1,030 10 1,020
1987 909 13 896
1988 922 10 912
1989 895 10 885
1990 815 5 810
1991 784 8 776
1992 726 12 714
1993 649 7 642
1994 636 0 636
1995 529 0 529
1996 496 0 496
1997 517 5 512
1998 494 7 487
1999 483 0 483
2000 461 8 453
2001 429 8 421
2002 411 6 405
2003 393 10 383
2004 391 9 382
2005 345 6 339
2006 352 0 352
2007 358 7 351
2008 341 0 341
2009 312 0 312
2010 297 10 287
2011 267 5 262
2012 314 0 314
2013 289 0 289
2014 291 0 291
2015 272 0 272

Want to know about the popularity of the Eugene baby name? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 380,575 babies born with the name Eugene in the United States. That's more than enough Eugenes to occupy the country of Bahamas with an estimated population of 353,658 (as of May 3, 2010). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given to 328 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Eugene" was in 1927 with a total of 9,748 babies. (That's a lot of baby Eugenes)

According to the 1911 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Eugene" ranks #52 in popularity as a baby boy's name in Colorado. Imagine that, 7 babies in Colorado have the same name as you in 1911. Across the entire United States a total of 1,071 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 Eugene popular?

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

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

Origin and Meaning of Eugene

The name "Eugene" is of English origin, and it means "Well Born". It's a name commonly given to boys.

Eugene Levy

Eugene Levy is an actor, comedian, producer, and director with the most prominent portion of his career being from 1969 to present. Eugene was born in 1946 in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada.

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Eugene O'Neill

Eugene O'Neill is a playwright. Eugene was born in 1888 as Eugene Gladstone O'Neill in New York City, US.

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Gene Hackman

Gene Hackman is an actor and author with the most prominent portion of his career being from 1956 to 2004. Gene was born in 1930 as Eugene Allen Hackman in San Bernardino, California, U.S.

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Michael Landon

Michael Landon is an actor, director, producer, and writer with the most prominent portion of his career being from 1956 to 1991. Michael was born in 1936 as Eugene Maurice Orowitz in Queens, New York, U.S.

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Gene Kelly

Gene Kelly is an actor, dancer, singer, and director with the most prominent portion of his career being from 1938 to 1994. Gene was born in 1912 as Eugene Curran Kelly in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, U.S.

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Paul Gauguin

Paul Gauguin is an artist. Paul was born in 1848 as Eugene Henri Paul Gauguin in Paris, France.

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Other Inspirations for the Name Eugene

Eugene Allen
Eugene Mccarthy
Eugene Robinson
Eugene Debs
Eugene Landy
Eugene Mirman
Eugene O'neill
Eugene Onegin
Eugene Oregon

Alternative Meanings

E is for enchant, for enchant you will.

U is for unique, your love of life.

G is for generous, your giving nature.

E is for elegant, born within you.

N is for neatness, your orderly way.

E is for expressive, not one to hold within.

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

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Past life for Eugene born May 28, 2013

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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 Southern India approximately on 1700. Your profession was trainer and holder of the fine animals, birds, and insects.

You were a person with huge energy, good in planning and supervising. If you were just a garbage-man, you were chief garbage-man. You are bound to learn to understand other people and to meet all life difficulties with joyful heart. You should help others, bringing them spirit of joy.

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