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Ida

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born Ranking
1880 1,480 1,472 8 #7 girl name
1881 1,444 1,439 5 #7 girl name
1882 1,678 1,673 5 #7 girl name
1883 1,639 1,634 5 #8 girl name
1884 1,890 1,882 8 #7 girl name
1885 1,860 1,854 6 #9 girl name
1886 2,057 2,049 8 #7 girl name
1887 1,938 1,929 9 #10 girl name
1888 2,242 2,229 13 #12 girl name
1889 2,130 2,122 8 #14 girl name
1890 2,188 2,178 10 #16 girl name
1891 2,002 2,002 0 #17 girl name
1892 2,269 2,259 10 #17 girl name
1893 2,256 2,247 9 #18 girl name
1894 2,204 2,195 9 #21 girl name
1895 2,180 2,170 10 #23 girl name
1896 2,164 2,159 5 #24 girl name
1897 2,114 2,108 6 #24 girl name
1898 2,098 2,090 8 #30 girl name
1899 1,814 1,804 10 #31 girl name
1900 2,298 2,285 13 #30 girl name
1901 1,841 1,835 6 #34 girl name
1902 1,836 1,836 0 #34 girl name
1903 1,780 1,774 6 #37 girl name
1904 1,757 1,751 6 #38 girl name
1905 1,768 1,757 11 #42 girl name
1906 1,759 1,753 6 #43 girl name
1907 1,985 1,980 5 #38 girl name
1908 1,959 1,952 7 #44 girl name
1909 1,956 1,943 13 #44 girl name
1910 2,113 2,107 6 #47 girl name
1911 2,133 2,119 14 #45 girl name
1912 2,754 2,740 14 #45 girl name
1913 2,921 2,916 5 #49 girl name
1914 3,575 3,561 14 #49 girl name
1915 4,140 4,125 15 #54 girl name
1916 4,381 4,364 17 #54 girl name
1917 4,261 4,247 14 #56 girl name
1918 4,470 4,450 20 #57 girl name
1919 4,173 4,162 11 #57 girl name
1920 4,105 4,091 14 #66 girl name
1921 4,164 4,146 18 #67 girl name
1922 3,998 3,985 13 #65 girl name
1923 3,902 3,888 14 #68 girl name
1924 3,880 3,862 18 #70 girl name
1925 3,509 3,489 20 #82 girl name
1926 3,295 3,282 13 #82 girl name
1927 3,225 3,203 22 #84 girl name
1928 3,010 2,996 14 #87 girl name
1929 2,699 2,674 25 #96 girl name
1930 2,658 2,645 13 #94 girl name
1931 2,428 2,415 13 #100 girl name
1932 2,334 2,318 16
1933 2,080 2,063 17
1934 1,987 1,972 15
1935 1,938 1,924 14
1936 1,807 1,798 9
1937 1,797 1,785 12
1938 1,736 1,724 12
1939 1,602 1,588 14
1940 1,697 1,688 9
1941 1,618 1,608 10
1942 1,633 1,622 11
1943 1,482 1,476 6
1944 1,335 1,335 0
1945 1,237 1,232 5
1946 1,397 1,390 7
1947 1,350 1,350 0
1948 1,309 1,303 6
1949 1,293 1,288 5
1950 1,195 1,195 0
1951 1,074 1,074 0
1952 1,070 1,063 7
1953 1,022 1,017 5
1954 1,059 1,059 0
1955 938 938 0
1956 943 933 10
1957 869 869 0
1958 791 791 0
1959 819 819 0
1960 738 738 0
1961 706 701 5
1962 658 658 0
1963 625 625 0
1964 585 579 6
1965 524 519 5
1966 513 513 0
1967 486 478 8
1968 402 402 0
1969 389 389 0
1970 385 385 0
1971 345 345 0
1972 326 326 0
1973 306 306 0
1974 302 302 0
1975 240 240 0
1976 217 217 0
1977 250 250 0
1978 219 219 0
1979 239 239 0
1980 209 209 0
1981 206 206 0
1982 205 205 0
1983 152 152 0
1984 155 155 0
1985 153 153 0
1986 155 155 0
1987 150 150 0
1988 163 163 0
1989 133 133 0
1990 121 121 0
1991 114 114 0
1992 135 135 0
1993 105 105 0
1994 106 106 0
1995 98 98 0
1996 98 98 0
1997 93 93 0
1998 88 88 0
1999 65 65 0
2000 88 88 0
2001 89 89 0
2002 73 73 0
2003 83 83 0
2004 79 79 0
2005 86 86 0
2006 83 83 0
2007 94 94 0
2008 98 98 0
2009 95 95 0
2010 102 102 0
2011 93 93 0
2012 99 99 0
2013 117 117 0
2014 148 148 0
2015 159 159 0

Want to know about the popularity of the Ida baby name? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 186,537 babies born with the name Ida in the United States. That's more than enough Idas to occupy the country of Samoa with an estimated population of 186,340 (as of November 7, 2011). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given to 1,480 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Ida" was in 1918 with a total of 4,450 babies. (That's a lot of baby Idas)

According to the 1936 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Ida" ranks #100 in popularity as a baby girl's name in Idaho. Imagine that, 11 babies in Idaho have the same name as you in 1936. Across the entire United States a total of 1,807 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 Ida popular?

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

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

Origin and Meaning of Ida

The name "Ida" is of German origin, and it means "Hardworking". It's a name commonly given to girls.

Ida Lupino

Ida Lupino is an actress, director, and writer with the most prominent portion of her career being from 1931 to 1978. Ida was born in 1918 in Herne Hill, London, England.

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Ida Corr

Ida Corr is a singer-songwriter and musician specializing in pop, soul, R&B, and dance-pop music with the most prominent portion of her career being from 1 to present. Ida was born in 1977 as Ida Corr in Arhus, Denmark.

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Ida McKinley

Ida McKinley is a 25th first lady of the united states. Ida was born in 1847 in Canton, Ohio, U.S.

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Ida Haendel

Ida Haendel is a musical artist. Ida was born in 1924 in Chelm, Poland.

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Other Inspirations for the Name Ida

Ida B Wells
Ida Pro
Ida Darvish
Ida Lee
Ida Lee Water Park

Alternative Meanings

I is for ideas, that you bring to life.

D is for dream, your beacon ahead.

A is for absolute, for you know your mind.

Your name in reverse order is "Adi". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Ida". 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 Ida born Feb 4, 1928

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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 Romania approximately on 1675. Your profession was leader, major, and captain.

Psychologically, you were timid, constrained, and quiet. You had creative talents, waited until that life to be liberated. Sometimes environment considered you strange. It always seemed to you, that your perceptions of the world are somewhat different. Your lesson - to trust your intuition as your best guide in present life.

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