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21k
in the U.S.
since 1880

Fiona

  • Gender: Girl
  • Origin: Scottish
  • Meaning: White, Fair
  • #1586 All Time
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How popular is the name "Fiona" in the U.S.?



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YearTotal Babies BornGirls BornBoys Born
1942990
194319190
1944770
1948660
1949660
1951770
1952550
1953880
195410100
1955660
195610100
195711110
195818180
195915150
196021210
196135350
196226260
196333330
196443430
196538380
196651510
196770700
196850500
196967670
197060600
197157570
197268680
197367670
197452520
197558580
197656560
197759590
197853530
197964640
198063630
198180800
198272720
198389890
198467670
198589890
198693930
19871081080
19881301300
19891581580
19902012010
19912202200
19921801800
19931951950
19942102100
19952522520
19963753750
19974594590
19984854850
19995525520
20006036030
20016946940
20028588580
20038858850
20049759705
20058428420
20069909900
20079189180
20089619610
20091,0491,0490
20101,2621,2620
20111,2101,2100
20121,5011,5010
20131,6361,6360
20141,6361,6360

Want to know about the populiarty of Fiona? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 21,263 babies born with the name Fiona in the United States. That's more than enough Fionas to occupy the territory of Caribbean Netherlands (the Netherlands) with an estimated population of 21,133 (as of January 1, 2011). The name first appeared in the year 1942 when it was given to 9 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Fiona" was in 2013 with a total of 1,636 babies. (That's a lot of baby Fionas)

According to the 2007 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Fiona" ranks #91 in popularity as a baby girl's name in District of Columbia. Imagine that, 12 babies in District of Columbia have the same name as you in 2007. Across the entire United States a total of 918 babies also bear the same first name during the same year.

What does the name "Fiona" mean?

Fiona (Scottish): White, Fair

The name "Fiona" is of Scottish origin and it means "White, Fair". It's a name commonly given to girls. There is 1 other name that is similar to this one.

F is for festive, the youth of your spirit.

I is for instill, the lesson of life.

O is for outlook, pleasing to all.

N is for neatness, your orderly way.

A is for absolute, for you know your mind.

Your name in reverse order is "Anoif". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Oianf". 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.

Where is the name Fiona popular?



The map shows the relative popularity of the name Fiona in each of the states since 1950. Can you guess a name that was popular in the gulf coast area? Search for the name to check your answer!

Celebrities named Fiona

Fiona Apple

Fiona Apple is a singer-songwriter, musician, record producer, and pianist specializing in alternative rock, jazz, and pop music with the most prominent portion of her career being from 1994 to present. Fiona was born in 1977 as Fiona Apple McAfee Maggart in New York City, New York, U.S.

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Fiona Shaw

Fiona Shaw is an actress and director with the most prominent portion of her career being from 1983 to present. Fiona was born in 1958 as Fiona Mary Wilson in County Cork, Ireland.

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Fiona Phillips

Fiona Phillips is a television broadcaster, journalist, and presenter. Fiona was born in 1961 in Canterbury, Kent, England, UK.

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Fiona Sit

Fiona Sit is a singer and actress specializing in cantopop music with the most prominent portion of her career being from 2 to present. Fiona was born in 1981 in Hong Kong.

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Fiona Fullerton

Fiona Fullerton is an actress/businesswoman with the most prominent portion of her career being from 1969 to 2006. Fiona was born in 1956 as Fiona Elizabeth Fullerton in Kaduna, Nigeria.

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Fiona Braidwood

Fiona was born in 1982.

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Past life for Fiona born Feb 1, 1982

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 Greenland approximately on 1575. Your profession was writer, dramatist, and organizer of rituals.

As a ruthless character, you carefully weighed your decisions in critical situations, with excellent self-control and strong will. Generally liked, but not always loved. Your lesson - to study, to practice and to use wisdom, enclosed in psychological sciences, and in ancient manuscripts. With strong faith and hard work you will reach your real destiny in present life.

Name poster for Fiona

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