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since 1880

Gentry

  • Gender: Neutral
  • Origin: English
  • Meaning: Nobility of birth
  • #3871 All Time
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How popular is the name "Gentry" in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1884 5 0 5
1908 8 0 8
1909 5 0 5
1911 6 0 6
1912 12 0 12
1913 10 0 10
1914 12 0 12
1915 17 0 17
1916 13 0 13
1917 16 0 16
1918 26 0 26
1919 16 0 16
1920 15 0 15
1921 23 0 23
1922 16 0 16
1923 21 0 21
1924 14 0 14
1925 11 0 11
1926 25 0 25
1927 18 0 18
1928 19 0 19
1929 19 0 19
1930 19 0 19
1931 18 0 18
1932 12 0 12
1933 10 0 10
1934 18 5 13
1935 15 0 15
1936 15 0 15
1937 11 0 11
1938 17 0 17
1939 12 0 12
1940 16 0 16
1941 15 0 15
1942 14 0 14
1943 16 0 16
1944 13 0 13
1945 16 5 11
1946 15 0 15
1947 18 0 18
1948 9 0 9
1949 15 0 15
1950 8 0 8
1951 25 0 25
1952 14 0 14
1953 14 0 14
1954 23 0 23
1955 12 0 12
1956 18 0 18
1957 24 0 24
1958 19 0 19
1959 18 0 18
1960 27 0 27
1961 32 0 32
1962 16 0 16
1963 25 0 25
1964 24 0 24
1965 14 0 14
1966 19 0 19
1967 24 0 24
1968 27 0 27
1969 30 6 24
1970 53 12 41
1971 43 7 36
1972 32 8 24
1973 35 8 27
1974 33 5 28
1975 34 7 27
1976 33 13 20
1977 37 11 26
1978 51 20 31
1979 53 13 40
1980 61 26 35
1981 51 23 28
1982 46 24 22
1983 43 17 26
1984 53 29 24
1985 52 24 28
1986 60 23 37
1987 73 25 48
1988 54 23 31
1989 64 24 40
1990 64 20 44
1991 69 23 46
1992 71 29 42
1993 67 27 40
1994 76 33 43
1995 61 28 33
1996 58 24 34
1997 61 30 31
1998 58 34 24
1999 78 35 43
2000 60 25 35
2001 90 29 61
2002 75 31 44
2003 92 39 53
2004 75 28 47
2005 92 38 54
2006 77 38 39
2007 119 65 54
2008 127 65 62
2009 108 52 56
2010 135 73 62
2011 125 67 58
2012 216 127 89
2013 195 104 91
2014 214 102 112

Want to know about the populiarty of Gentry? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 4,458 babies born with the name Gentry in the United States. That's more than enough Gentries to occupy the territory of Saint Helena, Ascension and Tristan da Cunha (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 4,000 (as of July 1, 2012). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1884 when it was given to 5 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Gentry" was in 2012 with a total of 127 babies.

According to the 2012 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Gentry" is not a popular baby girl's name in Kansas. Imagine that, only 11 babies in Kansas have the same name as you in 2012. Across the entire United States a total of only 216 babies also bear the same first name during the same year.

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Where is the name Gentry popular?

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

Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

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

English

Origin and Meaning of Gentry

The name "Gentry" is of English origin, and it means "Nobility of birth". It's a name commonly given to both boys and girls.

Alternative Meanings

G is for gentle, the nurturing side of you.

E is for elegant, born within you.

N is for natural, the genuine side of you.

T is for thoughtful, the caring you.

R is for rely, everyone's trustworthy friend.

Y is for young, the years never show!

Your name in reverse order is "Yrtneg". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Ygentr". 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 Gentry born Jul 16, 1986

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 USA South-East approximately on 1600. Your profession was jeweler and watch-maker.

You were always involved with all new things. You have always loved changes, especially in art, music, cooking. There is the invisible connection between material and spiritual world. Your lesson - to search, to find and to use this bridge.

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