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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 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 2012 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Jericho" is not a popular baby boy's name in Virginia. Imagine that, only 6 babies in Virginia have the same name as you in 2012. Across the entire United States a total of only 188 babies also bear the same first name during the same year.

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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 east? 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 joy, that you always bring.

E is for enjoy, your life can be fun!

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

I is for inspire, others seek your guidance.

C is for cuddle, those intimate moments you cherish.

H is for honor, your most valuable possession.

O is for orderly, a lifelong passion.

Your name in reverse order is "Ohcirej". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Eirjohc". 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 Dec 1, 1937

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 Greenland approximately on 1050. Your profession was medicine man, surgeon, and herbalist.

As a ruthless character, you carefully weighed your decisions in critical situations, with excellent self-control and strong will. Generally liked, but not always loved. Your lesson - to study, to practice and to use wisdom, enclosed in psychological sciences, and in ancient manuscripts. With strong faith and hard work you will reach your real destiny in present life.

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