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13k
in the U.S.
since 1880

Fletcher

  • Gender: Boy
  • Origin: English
  • Meaning: Arrow Maker
  • #2102 All Time
Girls
Boys

How popular is the name "Fletcher" in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1880 25 0 25
1881 34 0 34
1882 21 0 21
1883 27 0 27
1884 27 0 27
1885 24 0 24
1886 38 0 38
1887 21 0 21
1888 36 0 36
1889 32 0 32
1890 23 0 23
1891 28 0 28
1892 45 0 45
1893 32 0 32
1894 27 0 27
1895 38 0 38
1896 31 0 31
1897 36 0 36
1898 33 0 33
1899 34 0 34
1900 53 0 53
1901 33 0 33
1902 37 0 37
1903 33 0 33
1904 35 0 35
1905 35 0 35
1906 29 0 29
1907 44 0 44
1908 39 0 39
1909 37 0 37
1910 54 0 54
1911 51 0 51
1912 89 0 89
1913 94 11 83
1914 106 0 106
1915 149 10 139
1916 149 0 149
1917 159 5 154
1918 169 7 162
1919 139 0 139
1920 123 0 123
1921 170 5 165
1922 145 0 145
1923 145 7 138
1924 157 0 157
1925 150 8 142
1926 156 9 147
1927 143 8 135
1928 135 6 129
1929 133 7 126
1930 128 7 121
1931 100 0 100
1932 118 5 113
1933 128 0 128
1934 117 0 117
1935 104 0 104
1936 99 5 94
1937 106 0 106
1938 105 0 105
1939 102 0 102
1940 99 5 94
1941 95 0 95
1942 111 0 111
1943 102 0 102
1944 111 6 105
1945 91 0 91
1946 106 0 106
1947 98 0 98
1948 132 0 132
1949 128 5 123
1950 120 0 120
1951 114 0 114
1952 103 0 103
1953 99 0 99
1954 96 0 96
1955 107 0 107
1956 74 0 74
1957 94 0 94
1958 86 0 86
1959 74 0 74
1960 75 0 75
1961 91 0 91
1962 73 0 73
1963 75 0 75
1964 85 0 85
1965 79 0 79
1966 68 0 68
1967 72 0 72
1968 62 0 62
1969 64 0 64
1970 76 0 76
1971 68 0 68
1972 42 0 42
1973 39 0 39
1974 51 0 51
1975 54 0 54
1976 56 0 56
1977 55 0 55
1978 51 0 51
1979 53 0 53
1980 59 0 59
1981 44 0 44
1982 51 0 51
1983 45 0 45
1984 73 0 73
1985 91 0 91
1986 97 0 97
1987 88 0 88
1988 74 0 74
1989 86 0 86
1990 66 0 66
1991 75 0 75
1992 72 0 72
1993 91 0 91
1994 94 0 94
1995 83 0 83
1996 94 0 94
1997 84 0 84
1998 102 0 102
1999 123 0 123
2000 133 0 133
2001 131 0 131
2002 155 0 155
2003 160 0 160
2004 174 0 174
2005 159 0 159
2006 174 0 174
2007 207 5 202
2008 196 0 196
2009 221 0 221
2010 237 0 237
2011 232 0 232
2012 285 0 285
2013 283 0 283
2014 340 0 340

Want to know about the populiarty of Fletcher? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 12,718 babies born with the name Fletcher in the United States. That's more than enough Fletchers to occupy the country of Tuvalu with an estimated population of 10,000 (as of July 1, 2012). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given to 25 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Fletcher" was in 2014 with a total of 340 babies.

According to the 1919 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Fletcher" is not a popular baby boy's name in Alabama. Imagine that, only 18 babies in Alabama have the same name as you in 1919. Across the entire United States a total of only 139 babies also bear the same first name during the same year.

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Where is the name Fletcher popular?

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

Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

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

English

Origin and Meaning of Fletcher

The name "Fletcher" is of English origin, and it means "Arrow Maker". It's a name commonly given to boys.

Alternative Meanings

F is for fun, your zest for life!

L is for listen, one of your best traits.

E is for elate, you make others happy.

T is for treasure, of your friendship.

C is for charm, the undeniable you.

H is for hardy, can't keep you down!

E is for enjoy, your life can be fun!

R is for romp, you know how to have fun!

Your name in reverse order is "Rehctelf". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Erfltehc". 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 Fletcher born Oct 18, 1992

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 Central India approximately on 1875. Your profession was map maker, astrologer, and astronomer.

Psychologically, you were timid, constrained, and quiet. You had creative talents, waited until that life to be liberated. Sometimes environment considered you strange. Your main task - to make the world more beautiful. Physical and spiritual deserts are just waiting for your touch. Keep smiling!

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