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Evelyn

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born Ranking
1880 122 122 0
1881 116 116 0
1882 125 125 0
1883 139 139 0
1884 170 170 0
1885 191 191 0
1886 203 203 0
1887 194 194 0
1888 237 237 0
1889 320 320 0
1890 316 316 0
1891 362 362 0
1892 418 418 0
1893 457 457 0
1894 491 491 0 #99 girl name
1895 630 630 0 #87 girl name
1896 646 646 0 #84 girl name
1897 690 690 0 #80 girl name
1898 836 836 0 #76 girl name
1899 802 802 0 #74 girl name
1900 1,123 1,116 7 #70 girl name
1901 971 966 5 #62 girl name
1902 1,156 1,151 5 #59 girl name
1903 1,219 1,211 8 #54 girl name
1904 1,378 1,371 7 #50 girl name
1905 1,671 1,661 10 #45 girl name
1906 2,087 2,077 10 #32 girl name
1907 3,047 3,035 12 #18 girl name
1908 2,866 2,857 9 #20 girl name
1909 3,165 3,157 8 #18 girl name
1910 3,790 3,776 14 #17 girl name
1911 4,086 4,075 11 #16 girl name
1912 5,638 5,620 18 #13 girl name
1913 6,700 6,681 19 #12 girl name
1914 8,525 8,506 19 #11 girl name
1915 11,618 11,594 24 #10 girl name
1916 11,916 11,890 26 #11 girl name
1917 12,561 12,532 29 #11 girl name
1918 13,524 13,493 31 #11 girl name
1919 13,348 13,321 27 #11 girl name
1920 13,862 13,838 24 #12 girl name
1921 14,309 14,279 30 #12 girl name
1922 13,349 13,318 31 #13 girl name
1923 13,210 13,172 38 #12 girl name
1924 13,395 13,356 39 #12 girl name
1925 12,540 12,504 36 #12 girl name
1926 11,820 11,780 40 #13 girl name
1927 11,534 11,497 37 #15 girl name
1928 10,577 10,536 41 #17 girl name
1929 9,921 9,882 39 #19 girl name
1930 9,585 9,535 50 #19 girl name
1931 8,529 8,490 39 #24 girl name
1932 7,999 7,958 41 #23 girl name
1933 6,967 6,944 23 #30 girl name
1934 7,013 6,978 35 #29 girl name
1935 6,590 6,559 31 #31 girl name
1936 6,138 6,107 31 #34 girl name
1937 5,796 5,762 34 #36 girl name
1938 5,712 5,689 23 #38 girl name
1939 5,367 5,327 40 #40 girl name
1940 5,007 4,983 24 #48 girl name
1941 4,953 4,930 23 #50 girl name
1942 4,958 4,939 19 #53 girl name
1943 4,927 4,912 15 #53 girl name
1944 4,530 4,514 16 #57 girl name
1945 4,390 4,377 13 #57 girl name
1946 4,910 4,889 21 #65 girl name
1947 5,257 5,245 12 #72 girl name
1948 4,859 4,845 14 #74 girl name
1949 4,542 4,526 16 #80 girl name
1950 4,283 4,273 10 #86 girl name
1951 4,241 4,227 14 #88 girl name
1952 4,166 4,153 13 #90 girl name
1953 4,076 4,064 12 #94 girl name
1954 3,968 3,955 13
1955 3,830 3,812 18
1956 3,757 3,739 18
1957 3,648 3,637 11
1958 3,291 3,275 16
1959 3,283 3,263 20
1960 3,231 3,222 9
1961 2,955 2,937 18
1962 2,789 2,782 7
1963 2,579 2,565 14
1964 2,391 2,378 13
1965 2,010 2,004 6
1966 1,878 1,869 9
1967 1,733 1,724 9
1968 1,650 1,644 6
1969 1,463 1,454 9
1970 1,475 1,466 9
1971 1,306 1,298 8
1972 1,071 1,062 9
1973 1,025 1,016 9
1974 950 941 9
1975 870 865 5
1976 829 821 8
1977 834 834 0
1978 821 821 0
1979 850 850 0
1980 871 861 10
1981 1,039 1,029 10
1982 1,392 1,375 17
1983 1,152 1,139 13
1984 1,060 1,049 11
1985 1,145 1,132 13
1986 1,088 1,079 9
1987 1,028 1,012 16
1988 1,139 1,124 15
1989 1,189 1,170 19
1990 1,315 1,301 14
1991 1,276 1,267 9
1992 1,434 1,413 21
1993 1,352 1,346 6
1994 1,462 1,452 10
1995 1,515 1,506 9
1996 1,604 1,595 9
1997 1,571 1,571 0
1998 1,707 1,707 0
1999 1,963 1,963 0
2000 2,222 2,222 0
2001 2,698 2,692 6
2002 3,377 3,370 7 #98 girl name
2003 3,712 3,700 12 #88 girl name
2004 3,774 3,763 11 #84 girl name
2005 4,493 4,485 8 #71 girl name
2006 4,758 4,748 10 #65 girl name
2007 5,056 5,050 6 #55 girl name
2008 5,104 5,094 10 #54 girl name
2009 5,580 5,580 0 #40 girl name
2010 5,846 5,838 8 #39 girl name
2011 6,712 6,704 8 #24 girl name
2012 6,883 6,870 13 #27 girl name
2013 7,667 7,653 14 #20 girl name
2014 8,739 8,734 5 #16 girl name
2015 9,330 9,313 17 #15 girl name

Want to know about the popularity of the Evelyn baby name? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 543,906 babies born with the name Evelyn in the United States. That's more than enough Evelyns to occupy the country of Suriname with an estimated population of 534,000 (as of July 1, 2012). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given to 122 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Evelyn" was in 1921 with a total of 14,279 babies. (That's a lot of baby Evelyns)

According to the 1930 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Evelyn" ranks #68 in popularity as a baby girl's name in Arizona. Imagine that, 18 babies in Arizona have the same name as you in 1930. Across the entire United States a total of 9,585 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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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

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

Origin and Meaning of Evelyn

The name "Evelyn" is of English origin, and it means "Beautiful Bird". It's a name commonly given to both boys and girls.

Renee O'Connor

Renee O'Connor is an actress, film director and producer with the most prominent portion of her career being from 1989 to present. Renee was born in 1971 as Evelyn Renee O'Connor in Katy, Texas, U.S.

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Evelyn West

Evelyn West is an actress, model, and dancer. Evelyn was born in 1907 as Amy May Coomer in Adair County, Kentucky.

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Evelyn Ankers

Evelyn Ankers is an actress with the most prominent portion of her career being from 1936 to 1960. Evelyn was born in 1918 in Valparaiso, Chile.

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Other Inspirations for the Name Evelyn

Evelyn Lozada
Evelyn Lozada Son
Evelyn Mchale
Evelyn Nesbit
Evelyn Lozada Daughter
Evelyn Ruark
Evelyn Penn
Evelyn Ryan
Evelyn Waugh
Evelyn Braxton

Alternative Meanings

E is for electric, a sparkling trait!

V is for verve! Your enthusiasm!

E is for expressive, not one to hold within.

L is for lively, your life is full of energy!

Y is for young, the years never show!

N is for natural, the genuine side of you.

Your name in reverse order is "Nyleve". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Eevnyl". 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 Evelyn born Oct 7, 1927

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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 Northern England approximately on 1600. Your profession was builder of roads, bridges, and docks.

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 solve problems regarding pollution of environment, recycling, misuse of raw materials, elimination of radioactivity by all means including psychological methods.

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