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Popularity
1k
in the U.S.
since 1880

Harlem

  • Gender: Neutral
  • #8505 All Time
Girls
Boys

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1975 5 0 5
2000 10 5 5
2002 7 0 7
2003 17 6 11
2004 25 5 20
2005 33 0 33
2006 60 7 53
2007 65 14 51
2008 87 17 70
2009 126 40 86
2010 133 31 102
2011 115 27 88
2012 137 43 94
2013 215 55 160
2014 267 70 197

Want to know about the populiarty of Harlem? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 1,302 babies born with the name Harlem in the United States. That's more than enough Harlems to occupy the territory of Niue (New Zealand) with an estimated population of 1,000 (as of July 1, 2012). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1975 when it was given to 5 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Harlem" was in 2014 with a total of 197 babies.

According to the 2014 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Harlem" is not a popular baby boy's name in Illinois. Imagine that, only 9 babies in Illinois have the same name as you in 2014. Across the entire United States a total of only 267 babies also bear the same first name during the same year.

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Where is the name Harlem popular?

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

What does the name "Harlem" mean?

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

A is for acquaintance, the many friends you know.

R is for rely, everyone's trustworthy friend.

L is for lofty, your ambitions are high!

E is for expressive, not one to hold within.

M is for mighty, your inner strength.

Your name in reverse order is "Melrah". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Lmahre". How do you pronounce that?

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Past life for Harlem born Jan 25, 1963

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 Northern Canada approximately on 1000. Your profession was seaman, cook, and carpenter.

Psychologically, you had a Bohemian personality - mysterious, highly gifted, capable of understanding ancient books. Magical abilities, could be a servant of dark forces. The timid, lonely and self-confident people are everywhere, and your problem - to overcome these tendencies in yourself and then to help other people.

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