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Jerome

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< 1k Jerom (American)
< 1k Jeroen (Dutch)

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born Ranking
1880 52 0 52
1881 38 0 38
1882 43 0 43
1883 36 0 36
1884 37 0 37
1885 53 0 53
1886 50 0 50
1887 34 0 34
1888 35 0 35
1889 48 0 48
1890 64 0 64
1891 41 0 41
1892 45 0 45
1893 50 0 50
1894 43 0 43
1895 58 0 58
1896 76 0 76
1897 60 0 60
1898 50 0 50
1899 64 0 64
1900 85 0 85
1901 68 0 68
1902 68 0 68
1903 93 0 93
1904 102 0 102
1905 87 0 87
1906 102 0 102
1907 99 0 99
1908 127 0 127
1909 141 0 141
1910 196 0 196
1911 212 0 212
1912 493 7 486
1913 560 6 554
1914 745 8 737
1915 916 9 907
1916 992 7 985
1917 1,086 13 1,073
1918 1,155 9 1,146
1919 1,124 15 1,109
1920 1,297 12 1,285
1921 1,416 8 1,408
1922 1,434 11 1,423
1923 1,501 13 1,488
1924 1,593 19 1,574
1925 1,574 11 1,563
1926 1,629 15 1,614
1927 1,702 16 1,686
1928 1,762 12 1,750
1929 1,677 14 1,663
1930 1,782 13 1,769
1931 1,759 11 1,748
1932 1,679 11 1,668
1933 1,709 17 1,692
1934 1,782 10 1,772
1935 2,021 12 2,009 #96 boy name
1936 1,975 9 1,966 #98 boy name
1937 1,992 14 1,978 #100 boy name
1938 2,217 9 2,208 #93 boy name
1939 2,159 7 2,152 #93 boy name
1940 2,188 11 2,177 #95 boy name
1941 2,163 8 2,155
1942 2,354 15 2,339
1943 2,319 12 2,307
1944 1,963 9 1,954
1945 1,848 7 1,841
1946 2,298 12 2,286
1947 2,702 11 2,691
1948 2,605 18 2,587
1949 2,778 7 2,771
1950 2,831 7 2,824
1951 3,002 13 2,989
1952 3,078 21 3,057
1953 3,099 17 3,082
1954 3,119 16 3,103
1955 3,106 23 3,083
1956 3,077 16 3,061
1957 3,018 21 2,997
1958 2,837 20 2,817
1959 2,704 21 2,683
1960 2,702 27 2,675
1961 2,646 16 2,630
1962 2,794 24 2,770
1963 2,690 24 2,666
1964 2,332 11 2,321
1965 2,152 11 2,141
1966 1,958 12 1,946
1967 1,809 13 1,796
1968 1,702 17 1,685
1969 1,689 16 1,673
1970 1,745 21 1,724
1971 1,724 14 1,710
1972 1,559 12 1,547
1973 1,464 17 1,447
1974 1,433 16 1,417
1975 1,449 11 1,438
1976 1,433 21 1,412
1977 1,381 16 1,365
1978 1,382 11 1,371
1979 1,375 15 1,360
1980 1,394 11 1,383
1981 1,384 20 1,364
1982 1,322 14 1,308
1983 1,245 13 1,232
1984 1,191 12 1,179
1985 1,222 12 1,210
1986 1,176 10 1,166
1987 1,191 11 1,180
1988 1,137 12 1,125
1989 1,041 7 1,034
1990 1,018 0 1,018
1991 921 6 915
1992 899 0 899
1993 807 5 802
1994 728 0 728
1995 642 0 642
1996 599 0 599
1997 534 0 534
1998 578 0 578
1999 513 0 513
2000 461 0 461
2001 470 0 470
2002 472 0 472
2003 410 0 410
2004 414 0 414
2005 429 0 429
2006 429 0 429
2007 416 0 416
2008 400 0 400
2009 357 0 357
2010 306 0 306
2011 305 0 305
2012 336 0 336
2013 294 0 294
2014 282 0 282
2015 267 0 267

Want to know about the popularity of the Jerome baby name? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 160,186 babies born with the name Jerome in the United States. That's more than enough Jeromes to occupy the territory of Guam (USA) with an estimated population of 159,358 (as of April 1, 2010). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given to 52 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Jerome" was in 1954 with a total of 3,103 babies. (That's a lot of baby Jeromes)

According to the 1953 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Jerome" ranks #86 in popularity as a baby boy's name in Ohio. Imagine that, 184 babies in Ohio have the same name as you in 1953. Across the entire United States a total of 3,099 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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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

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

Origin and Meaning of Jerome

The name "Jerome" is of Latin origin, and it means "Holy Name". It's a name commonly given to boys.

Jerome Flynn

Jerome Flynn is an actor and singer with the most prominent portion of his career being from 1 to present. Jerome was born in 1963 in Bromley, Kent, England.

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Jerome Bettis

Jerome Bettis is a NFL player. Jerome was born in 1972 in Detroit, Michigan.

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Jerry Seinfeld

Jerry Seinfeld is a comedian with the most prominent portion of his career being from 1976 to present. Jerry was born in 1954 as Jerome Allen Seinfeld in Brooklyn, New York, United States.

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Gene Wilder

Gene Wilder is an actor, director, writer, and author with the most prominent portion of his career being from 1961 to 2003. Gene was born in 1933 as Jerome Silberman in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, U.S.

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Jerry Bruckheimer

Jerry Bruckheimer is a producerdirector at zenimax media with the most prominent portion of his career being from 1972 to present. Jerry was born in 1945 as Jerome Leon Bruckheimer in Detroit, Michigan, US.

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Curly Howard

Curly Howard is an actor/comedian with the most prominent portion of his career being from 1918 to 1949. Curly was born in 1903 as Jerome Lester Horwitz in Bensonhurst, Brooklyn,New York, U.S.

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Other Inspirations for the Name Jerome

Jerome Az
Jerome Boateng
Jerome Jarre
Jerome Kersey
Jerome Brown
Jerome Kern
Jerome Williams
Jerome Simpson

Alternative Meanings

J is for joy, that you always bring.

E is for excite, your spirit is catching!

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

O is for orderly, a lifelong passion.

M is for munificent, for you are extremely liberal in giving.

E is for electric, a sparkling trait!

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

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Past life for Jerome born Feb 24, 1948

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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 Mexico approximately on 1575. Your profession was writer, dramatist, and organizer of rituals.

You had a mind of a scientist, always seeking new explanations. Environment often misunderstood you. Had a respectable knowledge. Magic is everywhere around you, in most usual, most ordinary incidents. Your lesson - to learn magic and to help people to see it clearly. You are a magician!

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