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Homer

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How popular is the baby name Homer in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born Ranking
1880 205 0 205 #76 boy name
1881 181 0 181 #77 boy name
1882 190 0 190 #85 boy name
1883 210 0 210 #76 boy name
1884 216 0 216 #79 boy name
1885 228 0 228 #76 boy name
1886 224 0 224 #79 boy name
1887 248 0 248 #70 boy name
1888 256 0 256 #76 boy name
1889 255 0 255 #73 boy name
1890 223 0 223 #78 boy name
1891 230 0 230 #74 boy name
1892 301 0 301 #68 boy name
1893 293 0 293 #64 boy name
1894 278 5 273 #73 boy name
1895 296 0 296 #67 boy name
1896 263 5 258 #79 boy name
1897 278 0 278 #69 boy name
1898 246 0 246 #85 boy name
1899 239 0 239 #82 boy name
1900 326 0 326 #80 boy name
1901 257 0 257 #74 boy name
1902 269 0 269 #80 boy name
1903 257 0 257 #84 boy name
1904 256 0 256 #87 boy name
1905 318 0 318 #76 boy name
1906 267 0 267 #86 boy name
1907 312 0 312 #84 boy name
1908 340 0 340 #81 boy name
1909 319 6 313 #92 boy name
1910 352 5 347 #98 boy name
1911 419 0 419 #95 boy name
1912 794 0 794 #98 boy name
1913 994 7 987 #96 boy name
1914 1,161 9 1,152
1915 1,499 12 1,487 #98 boy name
1916 1,517 11 1,506
1917 1,561 9 1,552
1918 1,695 16 1,679 #101 boy name
1919 1,559 11 1,548
1920 1,734 12 1,722 #100 boy name
1921 1,674 17 1,657
1922 1,646 16 1,630
1923 1,556 11 1,545
1924 1,669 21 1,648
1925 1,562 16 1,546
1926 1,511 10 1,501
1927 1,388 18 1,370
1928 1,337 18 1,319
1929 1,220 13 1,207
1930 1,181 11 1,170
1931 1,113 9 1,104
1932 1,068 11 1,057
1933 965 0 965
1934 943 6 937
1935 829 9 820
1936 837 7 830
1937 889 0 889
1938 855 0 855
1939 789 6 783
1940 780 6 774
1941 776 0 776
1942 780 0 780
1943 814 11 803
1944 747 7 740
1945 646 5 641
1946 598 5 593
1947 639 0 639
1948 623 5 618
1949 590 0 590
1950 558 6 552
1951 537 0 537
1952 542 0 542
1953 480 0 480
1954 457 0 457
1955 414 0 414
1956 466 0 466
1957 411 0 411
1958 378 5 373
1959 372 0 372
1960 323 0 323
1961 332 5 327
1962 309 0 309
1963 256 0 256
1964 263 0 263
1965 236 5 231
1966 224 0 224
1967 173 0 173
1968 193 0 193
1969 193 0 193
1970 181 0 181
1971 190 0 190
1972 143 0 143
1973 119 0 119
1974 143 0 143
1975 112 0 112
1976 109 0 109
1977 111 0 111
1978 101 0 101
1979 99 0 99
1980 106 0 106
1981 98 0 98
1982 78 0 78
1983 86 0 86
1984 72 0 72
1985 79 0 79
1986 70 0 70
1987 54 0 54
1988 53 0 53
1989 50 0 50
1990 58 0 58
1991 39 0 39
1992 49 0 49
1993 29 0 29
1994 31 0 31
1995 32 0 32
1996 36 0 36
1997 29 0 29
1998 33 0 33
1999 27 0 27
2000 22 0 22
2001 18 0 18
2002 31 0 31
2003 9 0 9
2004 24 0 24
2005 19 0 19
2006 21 0 21
2007 22 0 22
2008 27 0 27
2009 13 0 13
2010 25 0 25
2011 21 0 21
2012 25 0 25
2013 19 0 19
2014 29 0 29
2015 29 0 29

Want to know about the popularity of the Homer baby name? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 60,979 babies born with the name Homer in the United States. That's more than enough Homers 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 1880 when it was given to 205 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Homer" was in 1920 with a total of 1,722 babies. (That's a lot of baby Homers)

According to the 1926 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Homer" ranks #56 in popularity as a baby boy's name in Kentucky. Imagine that, 89 babies in Kentucky have the same name as you in 1926. Across the entire United States a total of 1,511 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 Homer popular?

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

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

Origin and Meaning of Homer

The name "Homer" is of Greek origin, and it means "Hostage". It's a name commonly given to boys.

Other Inspirations for the Name Homer

Homer Alaska
Homer Gere
Homer Hickam
Homer And Marge Divorce
Homer Drooling
Homer Plessy
Homer Bailey
Homer Laughlin
Homer Simpson

Alternative Meanings

H is for handy, the helpful you.

O is for openness, it's refreshing!

M is for mystery, the part of you that cannot be explained.

E is for elate, you make others happy.

R is for relax, you know how!

Your name in reverse order is "Remoh". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Ehmro". 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 Homer born Nov 22, 1936

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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 Wales approximately on 950. Your profession was entertainer, musician, poet, and temple-dancer.

You always liked to travel, to investigate, could have been detective or spy. Your lesson - to conquer jealousy and anger in yourself and then in those, who will select you as their guide. You should understand that these weaknesses are caused by fear and self-regret.

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