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4k
in the U.S.
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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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1970 5 0 5
1971 10 0 10
1973 8 0 8
1974 20 0 20
1975 19 0 19
1976 13 0 13
1977 22 0 22
1978 15 0 15
1979 28 0 28
1980 59 30 29
1981 48 19 29
1982 47 14 33
1983 40 10 30
1984 28 8 20
1985 21 8 13
1986 21 0 21
1987 19 6 13
1988 41 0 41
1989 54 6 48
1990 75 13 62
1991 53 7 46
1992 85 6 79
1993 73 9 64
1994 88 10 78
1995 89 8 81
1996 76 10 66
1997 81 0 81
1998 77 5 72
1999 77 11 66
2000 125 7 118
2001 132 7 125
2002 114 5 109
2003 107 0 107
2004 109 6 103
2005 101 0 101
2006 133 5 128
2007 160 8 152
2008 167 0 167
2009 179 6 173
2010 168 0 168
2011 191 5 186
2012 188 0 188
2013 224 6 218
2014 228 7 221

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 was first given to 5 or more babies 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.

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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 west? Search for the name to check your answer!

Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

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

Greek

Origin and Meaning of Jericho

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

Alternative Meanings

J is for jewel, the sparkle in your eye.

E is for enrich, a quality you share.

R is for rely, everyone's trustworthy friend.

I is for impressive, your list of qualities.

C is for charm, the undeniable you.

H is for hope, the encouragement you give.

O is for old fashioned, you cherish the past.

Your name in reverse order is "Ohcirej". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Erochji". 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 Jericho born Feb 8, 1964

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 Germany approximately on 1875. Your profession was teacher, mathematician, and geologist.

As an inquisitive and inventive person, you liked to get to the very bottom of things and to rummage in books. Talent for drama, natural born actor. The world is full of ill and lonely people. You should help those, who are less fortunate than you are.

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