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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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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1942 9 9 0
1943 19 19 0
1944 7 7 0
1948 6 6 0
1949 6 6 0
1951 7 7 0
1952 5 5 0
1953 8 8 0
1954 10 10 0
1955 6 6 0
1956 10 10 0
1957 11 11 0
1958 18 18 0
1959 15 15 0
1960 21 21 0
1961 35 35 0
1962 26 26 0
1963 33 33 0
1964 43 43 0
1965 38 38 0
1966 51 51 0
1967 70 70 0
1968 50 50 0
1969 67 67 0
1970 60 60 0
1971 57 57 0
1972 68 68 0
1973 67 67 0
1974 52 52 0
1975 58 58 0
1976 56 56 0
1977 59 59 0
1978 53 53 0
1979 64 64 0
1980 63 63 0
1981 80 80 0
1982 72 72 0
1983 89 89 0
1984 67 67 0
1985 89 89 0
1986 93 93 0
1987 108 108 0
1988 130 130 0
1989 158 158 0
1990 201 201 0
1991 220 220 0
1992 180 180 0
1993 195 195 0
1994 210 210 0
1995 252 252 0
1996 375 375 0
1997 459 459 0
1998 485 485 0
1999 552 552 0
2000 603 603 0
2001 694 694 0
2002 858 858 0
2003 885 885 0
2004 975 970 5
2005 842 842 0
2006 990 990 0
2007 918 918 0
2008 961 961 0
2009 1,049 1,049 0
2010 1,262 1,262 0
2011 1,210 1,210 0
2012 1,501 1,501 0
2013 1,636 1,636 0
2014 1,636 1,636 0

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 was first given to 5 or more babies 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.

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Where is the name Fiona popular?

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

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

Scottish

Origin and Meaning of Fiona

The name "Fiona" is of Scottish origin, and it means "White, Fair". It's a name commonly given to girls.

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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Alternative Meanings

F is for feeling, your sympathetic way.

I is for impress, for impress you will.

O is for old fashioned, you cherish the past.

N is for nice, need I say more?

A is for admirable, you certainly are!

Your name in reverse order is "Anoif". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Fonai". 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 Fiona born Mar 30, 2000

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 Austria approximately on 1825. Your profession was warrior, hunter, fisherman, and executor of sacrifices.

You always liked to travel, to investigate, could have been detective or spy. Your lesson - to conquer jealousy and anger in yourself and then in those, who will select you as their guide. You should understand that these weaknesses are caused by fear and self-regret.

Name poster for Fiona

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