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4k
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since 1880

Jericho

  • Gender: Neutral
  • Origin: Greek
  • Meaning: Moon City
  • #4409 All Time
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How popular is the name "Jericho" in the U.S.?



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YearTotal Babies BornGirls BornBoys Born
1970505
197110010
1973808
197420020
197519019
197613013
197722022
197815015
197928028
1980593029
1981481929
1982471433
1983401030
198428820
198521813
198621021
198719613
198841041
198954648
1990751362
199153746
199285679
199373964
1994881078
199589881
1996761066
199781081
199877572
1999771166
20001257118
20011327125
20021145109
20031070107
20041096103
20051010101
20061335128
20071608152
20081670167
20091796173
20101680168
20111915186
20121880188
20132246218
20142287221

Want to know about the populiarty of Jericho? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 3,618 babies born with the name Jericho in the United States. That's more than enough Jerichos to occupy the territory of Falkland Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 3,000 (as of July 1, 2012). The name first appeared in the year 1970 when it was given to 5 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Jericho" was in 2014 with a total of 221 babies.

According to the 2006 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Jericho" is not a popular baby boy's name in Hawaii. Imagine that, only 6 babies in Hawaii have the same name as you in 2006. Across the entire United States a total of only 133 babies also bear the same first name during the same year.

What does the name "Jericho" mean?

Jericho (Greek): Moon City

The name "Jericho" is of Greek origin and it means "Moon City". It's a name commonly given to boys.

J is for jolly, the fun side!

E is for expressive, not one to hold within.

R is for relish, you seek a challenge.

I is for ideals, no higher!

C is for complete, nothing further needed here.

H is for happiness, you always bring.

O is for ornate, nothing plain here!

Your name in reverse order is "Ohcirej". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Johrcei". 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.

Where is the name Jericho popular?



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

Past life for Jericho born Feb 28, 1985

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 Central Russia approximately on 750. Your profession was entertainer, musician, poet, and temple-dancer.

You were sane, practical person, materialist with no spiritual consciousness. Your simple wisdom helped the weak and the poor. 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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