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Irving

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born Ranking
1880 60 0 60
1881 60 0 60
1882 61 0 61
1883 46 0 46
1884 80 0 80
1885 78 0 78
1886 60 0 60
1887 55 0 55
1888 89 0 89
1889 65 0 65
1890 69 0 69
1891 75 0 75
1892 59 0 59
1893 95 0 95
1894 102 0 102
1895 110 0 110
1896 87 0 87
1897 98 0 98
1898 113 0 113
1899 95 0 95
1900 115 0 115
1901 80 0 80
1902 104 0 104
1903 125 0 125
1904 159 0 159
1905 149 0 149
1906 170 0 170
1907 196 0 196
1908 225 0 225
1909 202 0 202
1910 272 0 272
1911 431 0 431 #93 boy name
1912 815 0 815 #94 boy name
1913 862 0 862
1914 1,156 0 1,156 #100 boy name
1915 1,390 5 1,385
1916 1,373 0 1,373
1917 1,475 5 1,470
1918 1,539 5 1,534
1919 1,440 0 1,440
1920 1,492 7 1,485
1921 1,420 5 1,415
1922 1,375 8 1,367
1923 1,390 7 1,383
1924 1,266 5 1,261
1925 1,180 8 1,172
1926 1,165 5 1,160
1927 1,027 7 1,020
1928 889 10 879
1929 754 0 754
1930 651 8 643
1931 583 0 583
1932 509 0 509
1933 408 0 408
1934 421 0 421
1935 353 0 353
1936 341 0 341
1937 338 0 338
1938 322 0 322
1939 322 0 322
1940 292 0 292
1941 317 0 317
1942 297 0 297
1943 325 0 325
1944 266 0 266
1945 266 0 266
1946 277 0 277
1947 320 0 320
1948 290 0 290
1949 282 0 282
1950 300 0 300
1951 285 0 285
1952 254 0 254
1953 243 0 243
1954 247 0 247
1955 245 0 245
1956 219 0 219
1957 226 0 226
1958 211 0 211
1959 175 0 175
1960 198 0 198
1961 198 0 198
1962 169 0 169
1963 159 0 159
1964 139 0 139
1965 111 0 111
1966 121 0 121
1967 133 0 133
1968 122 0 122
1969 114 0 114
1970 132 0 132
1971 103 0 103
1972 103 0 103
1973 86 0 86
1974 68 0 68
1975 82 0 82
1976 77 0 77
1977 72 0 72
1978 79 0 79
1979 82 0 82
1980 91 0 91
1981 88 0 88
1982 77 0 77
1983 82 0 82
1984 74 0 74
1985 73 0 73
1986 85 0 85
1987 109 0 109
1988 304 0 304
1989 222 0 222
1990 220 0 220
1991 340 0 340
1992 255 0 255
1993 187 0 187
1994 211 0 211
1995 165 0 165
1996 152 0 152
1997 131 0 131
1998 127 0 127
1999 141 0 141
2000 191 0 191
2001 159 0 159
2002 187 0 187
2003 214 0 214
2004 183 0 183
2005 176 0 176
2006 181 0 181
2007 179 0 179
2008 158 0 158
2009 139 0 139
2010 139 0 139
2011 121 0 121
2012 115 0 115
2013 129 0 129
2014 113 0 113
2015 100 0 100

Want to know about the popularity of the Irving baby name? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 43,344 babies born with the name Irving in the United States. That's more than enough Irvings to occupy the territory of Sint Maarten (the Netherlands) with an estimated population of 37,429 (as of January 1, 2010). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given to 60 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Irving" was in 1918 with a total of 1,534 babies. (That's a lot of baby Irvings)

According to the 1910 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Irving" ranks #57 in popularity as a baby boy's name in New Jersey. Imagine that, 15 babies in New Jersey have the same name as you in 1910. Across the entire United States a total of 272 babies also bear the same first name during the same year.

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Where is the name Irving popular?

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

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

Origin and Meaning of Irving

The name "Irving" is of English origin, and it means "From Irving, Scotland". It's a name commonly given to boys.

Ving Rhames

Ving Rhames is an actor with the most prominent portion of his career being from 1984 to present. Ving was born in 1961 as Irving Rameses Rhames in New York City, New York, U.S.

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Bert Lahr

Bert Lahr is an actor/comedian with the most prominent portion of his career being from 1925 to 1967. Bert was born in 1895 as Irving Lahrheim in New York City, New York, U.S.

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Jeff Morrow

Jeff Morrow is an actor with the most prominent portion of his career being from 1950 to 1986. Jeff was born in 1907 as Irving Morrow in New York City, U.S.

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Other Inspirations for the Name Irving

Irving Berlin
Irving Burton Associates
Irving Fryar
Irving Isd
Irving Plaza
Irving Texas
Irving Azoff
Irving Kristol
Irving Middle School
Irving Penn

Alternative Meanings

I is for interest, you show in others.

R is for romp, you know how to have fun!

V is for vision, few can share.

I is for ignite, the fire in you!

N is for neatness, your orderly way.

G is for glitter, the spark that is you.

Your name in reverse order is "Gnivri". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Vgniri". 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 Irving born Mar 30, 1956

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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 Alaska approximately on 1175. Your profession was handicraftsman and mechanic.

You were a seeker of truth and wisdom. You could have seen your future lives. Others perceived you as an idealist illuminating path to the future. You fulfill your lesson by helping old folks and children. You came to that life to learn to care about weak and helpless.

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