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since 1880

Gideon

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1880 10 0 10
1881 7 0 7
1882 6 0 6
1883 5 0 5
1884 9 0 9
1885 13 0 13
1886 10 0 10
1887 8 0 8
1888 13 0 13
1890 7 0 7
1891 5 0 5
1892 6 0 6
1899 6 0 6
1900 11 0 11
1901 5 0 5
1906 7 0 7
1907 6 0 6
1909 11 0 11
1910 8 0 8
1912 14 0 14
1913 19 0 19
1914 22 0 22
1915 16 0 16
1916 23 0 23
1917 40 0 40
1918 17 0 17
1919 26 0 26
1920 28 0 28
1921 25 0 25
1922 18 0 18
1923 29 0 29
1924 24 0 24
1925 14 0 14
1926 18 0 18
1927 26 0 26
1928 15 0 15
1929 29 0 29
1930 14 0 14
1931 13 0 13
1932 10 0 10
1933 6 0 6
1934 10 0 10
1935 9 0 9
1936 12 0 12
1937 16 0 16
1938 11 0 11
1939 14 0 14
1940 12 0 12
1941 8 0 8
1942 16 0 16
1943 11 0 11
1944 8 0 8
1945 9 0 9
1946 19 0 19
1947 17 0 17
1948 12 0 12
1949 8 0 8
1950 17 0 17
1951 17 0 17
1952 11 0 11
1953 15 0 15
1954 14 0 14
1955 20 0 20
1956 20 0 20
1957 14 0 14
1958 11 0 11
1959 20 0 20
1960 16 0 16
1961 13 0 13
1962 23 0 23
1963 26 0 26
1964 15 0 15
1965 17 0 17
1966 21 0 21
1967 17 0 17
1968 22 0 22
1969 38 0 38
1970 26 0 26
1971 37 0 37
1972 43 0 43
1973 36 0 36
1974 45 0 45
1975 49 0 49
1976 42 0 42
1977 42 0 42
1978 37 0 37
1979 46 0 46
1980 83 0 83
1981 67 0 67
1982 77 0 77
1983 48 0 48
1984 60 0 60
1985 51 0 51
1986 60 0 60
1987 80 0 80
1988 78 0 78
1989 99 0 99
1990 78 0 78
1991 94 0 94
1992 82 0 82
1993 106 0 106
1994 99 0 99
1995 135 0 135
1996 111 0 111
1997 118 0 118
1998 122 0 122
1999 131 0 131
2000 178 0 178
2001 255 0 255
2002 227 6 221
2003 286 0 286
2004 286 0 286
2005 304 0 304
2006 430 0 430
2007 485 0 485
2008 499 0 499
2009 484 0 484
2010 576 0 576
2011 691 5 686
2012 761 0 761
2013 841 0 841
2014 939 0 939
2015 1,042 0 1,042

Want to know about the popularity of the Gideon baby name? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 11,624 babies born with the name Gideon in the United States. That's more than enough Gideons 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 10 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Gideon" was in 2015 with a total of 1,042 babies. (That's a lot of baby Gideons)

According to the 2015 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Gideon" ranks #100 in popularity as a baby boy's name in Montana. Imagine that, 13 babies in Montana have the same name as you in 2015. Across the entire United States a total of 1,042 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 Gideon popular?

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

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

Origin and Meaning of Gideon

The name "Gideon" is of Hebrew origin, and it means "Great Warrior". It's a name commonly given to boys.

Other Inspirations for the Name Gideon

Gideon Bible
Gideon Jura
Gideon V. Wainwright
Gideon Burtka Harris
Gideon Properties
Gideon Emery
Gideon Cross
Gideon Jacobs

Alternative Meanings

G is for gracious, it shows everyday.

I is for impressive, your list of qualities.

D is for dream, your beacon ahead.

E is for excellence, your passion, your drive.

O is for outlook, pleasing to all.

N is for nice, need I say more?

Your name in reverse order is "Noedig". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Oniged". 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 Gideon born Jul 20, 2007

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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 Philippines approximately on 1850. Your profession was medicine man, surgeon, and herbalist.

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 combat violence and disharmony in our world, to understand its roots and origins. All global problems have similar origins.

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