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57k
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since 1880

Genesis

  • Gender: Girl
  • Origin: Greek
  • Meaning: Beginning, Birth
  • #896 All Time
  • #65 in 2015
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How popular is the baby name Genesis in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born Ranking
1964 5 5 0
1969 7 7 0
1970 17 11 6
1971 10 10 0
1972 8 8 0
1973 27 17 10
1974 35 25 10
1975 42 35 7
1976 40 32 8
1977 42 32 10
1978 67 55 12
1979 66 54 12
1980 59 51 8
1981 62 51 11
1982 68 55 13
1983 72 63 9
1984 74 61 13
1985 80 69 11
1986 84 64 20
1987 151 138 13
1988 265 247 18
1989 373 322 51
1990 409 390 19
1991 623 584 39
1992 728 686 42
1993 629 582 47
1994 1,084 1,042 42
1995 840 796 44
1996 1,068 1,028 40
1997 1,182 1,148 34
1998 1,225 1,184 41
1999 1,304 1,243 61
2000 1,351 1,303 48
2001 1,468 1,417 51
2002 1,432 1,371 61
2003 1,556 1,493 63
2004 1,914 1,858 56
2005 2,291 2,224 67
2006 2,156 2,086 70
2007 2,546 2,485 61
2008 3,595 3,518 77 #95 girl name
2009 3,749 3,667 82 #83 girl name
2010 3,371 3,303 68 #89 girl name
2011 3,585 3,504 81 #82 girl name
2012 4,370 4,295 75 #56 girl name
2013 4,372 4,292 80 #55 girl name
2014 4,218 4,155 63 #68 girl name
2015 4,240 4,148 92 #65 girl name

Want to know about the popularity of the Genesis baby name? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 56,960 babies born with the name Genesis in the United States. That's more than enough Genesis to occupy the territory of Greenland (Denmark) with an estimated population of 56,749 (as of January 1, 2012). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1964 when it was given to 5 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Genesis" was in 2012 with a total of 4,295 babies. (That's a lot of baby Genesis)

According to the 2012 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Genesis" ranks #17 in popularity as a baby girl's name in Texas. Imagine that, 820 babies in Texas have the same name as you in 2012. Across the entire United States a total of 4,370 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 Genesis popular?

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

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

Origin and Meaning of Genesis

The name "Genesis" is of Greek origin, and it means "Beginning, Birth". It's a name commonly given to both boys and girls.

Other Inspirations for the Name Genesis

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Alternative Meanings

G is for grand, the life you will live.

E is for eternal, your spirit will live.

N is for nice, need I say more?

E is for endear, all those you touch.

S is for sweet, your pleasing way.

I is for instill, the lesson of life.

S is for scholar, the brilliant in you.

Your name in reverse order is "Siseneg". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Snieegs". 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 Genesis born Jun 13, 2001

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 Yukon approximately on 1200. Your profession was philosopher and thinker.

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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