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Isaiah

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born Ranking
1880 40 0 40
1881 32 0 32
1882 37 0 37
1883 30 0 30
1884 23 0 23
1885 29 0 29
1886 35 0 35
1887 34 0 34
1888 31 0 31
1889 13 0 13
1890 41 0 41
1891 22 0 22
1892 24 0 24
1893 19 0 19
1894 36 0 36
1895 24 0 24
1896 22 0 22
1897 24 0 24
1898 23 0 23
1899 29 0 29
1900 32 0 32
1901 17 0 17
1902 25 0 25
1903 23 0 23
1904 25 0 25
1905 22 0 22
1906 23 0 23
1907 27 0 27
1908 33 0 33
1909 36 0 36
1910 39 0 39
1911 33 0 33
1912 59 0 59
1913 64 0 64
1914 68 0 68
1915 92 0 92
1916 110 0 110
1917 108 0 108
1918 133 0 133
1919 139 0 139
1920 122 0 122
1921 107 0 107
1922 148 0 148
1923 123 0 123
1924 138 0 138
1925 127 0 127
1926 125 0 125
1927 117 0 117
1928 120 0 120
1929 135 0 135
1930 120 0 120
1931 103 0 103
1932 109 0 109
1933 105 0 105
1934 93 0 93
1935 97 0 97
1936 105 0 105
1937 114 0 114
1938 108 0 108
1939 84 0 84
1940 113 0 113
1941 114 0 114
1942 101 0 101
1943 111 0 111
1944 93 0 93
1945 116 0 116
1946 125 0 125
1947 134 0 134
1948 141 0 141
1949 145 0 145
1950 138 0 138
1951 133 0 133
1952 135 0 135
1953 114 0 114
1954 134 0 134
1955 119 0 119
1956 95 0 95
1957 120 0 120
1958 92 0 92
1959 99 0 99
1960 98 0 98
1961 93 0 93
1962 94 0 94
1963 63 0 63
1964 65 0 65
1965 69 0 69
1966 71 0 71
1967 55 0 55
1968 64 0 64
1969 57 0 57
1970 52 0 52
1971 84 0 84
1972 82 0 82
1973 86 0 86
1974 109 0 109
1975 135 0 135
1976 206 5 201
1977 254 0 254
1978 283 0 283
1979 296 0 296
1980 355 0 355
1981 426 6 420
1982 543 7 536
1983 561 6 555
1984 605 0 605
1985 637 8 629
1986 626 7 619
1987 829 9 820
1988 983 6 977
1989 1,197 7 1,190
1990 1,496 9 1,487
1991 1,502 11 1,491
1992 1,459 10 1,449
1993 1,508 12 1,496
1994 1,875 6 1,869
1995 3,485 12 3,473
1996 5,350 26 5,324 #71 boy name
1997 6,034 31 6,003 #60 boy name
1998 6,519 31 6,488 #59 boy name
1999 7,520 22 7,498 #51 boy name
2000 8,051 24 8,027 #47 boy name
2001 8,600 20 8,580 #43 boy name
2002 8,981 23 8,958 #45 boy name
2003 8,909 25 8,884 #49 boy name
2004 9,310 58 9,252 #45 boy name
2005 9,537 22 9,515 #45 boy name
2006 10,464 24 10,440 #39 boy name
2007 10,122 20 10,102 #43 boy name
2008 9,679 30 9,649 #42 boy name
2009 9,250 20 9,230 #41 boy name
2010 8,573 11 8,562 #43 boy name
2011 8,533 21 8,512 #43 boy name
2012 8,148 12 8,136 #42 boy name
2013 7,851 13 7,838 #44 boy name
2014 7,595 12 7,583 #48 boy name
2015 7,546 18 7,528 #49 boy name

Want to know about the popularity of the Isaiah baby name? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 193,323 babies born with the name Isaiah in the United States. That's more than enough Isaiahs 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 40 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Isaiah" was in 2006 with a total of 10,440 babies. (That's a lot of baby Isaiahs)

According to the 1997 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Isaiah" ranks #63 in popularity as a baby boy's name in Wisconsin. Imagine that, 116 babies in Wisconsin have the same name as you in 1997. Across the entire United States a total of 6,034 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 Isaiah popular?

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

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

Origin and Meaning of Isaiah

The name "Isaiah" is of Hebrew origin, and it means "God is Salvation". It's a name commonly given to boys.

Isaiah Washington

Isaiah Washington is an actor with the most prominent portion of his career being from 1991 to present. Isaiah was born in 1963 as Isaiah Washington IV in Houston, Texas, U.S.

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Ed Wynn

Ed Wynn is an actor/comedian with the most prominent portion of his career being from 1903 to 1966. Ed was born in 1886 as Isaiah Edwin Leopold in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S.

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Other Inspirations for the Name Isaiah

Isaiah 40
Isaiah 53
Isaiah Rashad
Isaiah Austin
Isaiah Battle
Isaiah Briscoe
Isaiah Silva
Isaiah Thomas
Isaiah Crowell

Alternative Meanings

I is for impress, for impress you will.

S is for sensitive, another side shows.

A is for absolute, for you know your mind.

I is for inspire, others seek your guidance.

A is for admirable, you certainly are!

H is for heavenly, your spirit is strong.

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

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Past life for Isaiah born Oct 3, 1965

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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 North of Latin America approximately on 1300. Your profession was chemist, alchemist, and poison manufacturer.

You were sane, practical person, materialist with no spiritual consciousness. Your simple wisdom helped the weak and the poor. You should develop your talent for love, happiness and enthusiasm and to distribute these feelings to all people.

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