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Jesus

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born Ranking
1880 18 0 18
1881 8 0 8
1882 14 0 14
1883 12 0 12
1884 11 0 11
1885 14 0 14
1886 12 0 12
1887 15 0 15
1888 20 0 20
1889 9 0 9
1890 9 0 9
1891 5 0 5
1892 11 0 11
1893 11 0 11
1894 13 0 13
1895 17 0 17
1896 21 0 21
1897 15 0 15
1898 20 0 20
1899 20 0 20
1900 49 0 49
1901 27 0 27
1902 21 0 21
1903 20 0 20
1904 44 0 44
1905 59 0 59
1906 44 0 44
1907 59 5 54
1908 67 0 67
1909 74 6 68
1910 79 6 73
1911 85 6 79
1912 146 0 146
1913 154 9 145
1914 200 6 194
1915 253 11 242
1916 287 16 271
1917 306 17 289
1918 378 16 362
1919 454 15 439
1920 554 26 528
1921 538 21 517
1922 585 24 561
1923 639 33 606
1924 685 23 662
1925 756 34 722
1926 742 29 713
1927 755 27 728
1928 806 32 774
1929 798 32 766
1930 786 34 752
1931 654 24 630
1932 648 13 635
1933 530 16 514
1934 551 15 536
1935 514 15 499
1936 485 14 471
1937 529 20 509
1938 485 12 473
1939 476 17 459
1940 473 10 463
1941 464 15 449
1942 546 12 534
1943 568 8 560
1944 566 7 559
1945 679 16 663
1946 720 20 700
1947 765 11 754
1948 870 24 846
1949 799 17 782
1950 795 11 784
1951 829 14 815
1952 830 20 810
1953 856 16 840
1954 799 10 789
1955 854 8 846
1956 834 13 821
1957 871 12 859
1958 880 16 864
1959 940 18 922
1960 925 11 914
1961 988 16 972
1962 1,051 9 1,042
1963 1,008 12 996
1964 1,092 17 1,075
1965 1,029 11 1,018
1966 1,125 17 1,108
1967 1,156 15 1,141
1968 1,246 17 1,229
1969 1,420 17 1,403
1970 1,514 29 1,485
1971 1,602 19 1,583
1972 1,642 28 1,614
1973 1,772 37 1,735
1974 1,971 28 1,943
1975 1,972 49 1,923
1976 2,085 46 2,039
1977 2,082 37 2,045
1978 2,115 41 2,074
1979 2,399 37 2,362
1980 2,735 40 2,695
1981 2,798 44 2,754
1982 2,677 56 2,621
1983 2,550 43 2,507
1984 2,552 38 2,514
1985 2,727 46 2,681
1986 2,637 38 2,599
1987 2,821 35 2,786
1988 2,973 49 2,924
1989 3,343 53 3,290
1990 4,186 59 4,127 #90 boy name
1991 4,652 54 4,598 #80 boy name
1992 4,879 62 4,817 #78 boy name
1993 4,743 63 4,680 #80 boy name
1994 4,970 54 4,916 #80 boy name
1995 4,957 52 4,905 #76 boy name
1996 5,149 35 5,114 #74 boy name
1997 5,192 30 5,162 #71 boy name
1998 5,269 53 5,216 #76 boy name
1999 5,608 43 5,565 #70 boy name
2000 5,708 30 5,678 #76 boy name
2001 6,458 34 6,424 #66 boy name
2002 6,406 40 6,366 #66 boy name
2003 6,200 41 6,159 #67 boy name
2004 6,499 36 6,463 #70 boy name
2005 6,401 26 6,375 #73 boy name
2006 6,476 21 6,455 #74 boy name
2007 6,235 18 6,217 #77 boy name
2008 5,778 24 5,754 #79 boy name
2009 5,393 9 5,384 #77 boy name
2010 4,464 13 4,451 #92 boy name
2011 4,166 8 4,158 #93 boy name
2012 3,791 12 3,779
2013 3,680 15 3,665
2014 3,524 10 3,514
2015 3,176 10 3,166

Want to know about the popularity of the Jesus baby name? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 222,502 babies born with the name Jesus in the United States. That's more than enough Jesi to occupy the territory of Mayotte (France) with an estimated population of 217,000 (as of July 1, 2012). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given to 18 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Jesus" was in 2004 with a total of 6,463 babies. (That's a lot of baby Jesi)

According to the 2010 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Jesus" ranks #29 in popularity as a baby boy's name in Texas. Imagine that, 1,076 babies in Texas have the same name as you in 2010. Across the entire United States a total of 4,464 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 Jesus popular?

The map shows the relative popularity of the name Jesus in each of the states since 1950. Can you guess one of the most popular Florida names? Also check out our name lists to see which names are the most popular in each region of the country.

Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

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

Origin and Meaning of Jesus

The name "Jesus" is of Spanish origin, and it means "Form of Joshua". It's a name commonly given to boys.

Eddie Garcia

Eddie Garcia is an actor and director with the most prominent portion of his career being from 1949 to present. Eddie was born in 1921 as Jesus Garcia Verchez in Sorsogon, Sorsogon, Philippines.

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Manuel Ojeda

Manuel Ojeda is an actor with the most prominent portion of his career being from 1975 to present. Manuel was born in 1940 as Jesus Manuel Ojeda Ruiz de la Pena in Cabo San Lucas, Baja California Sur, Mexico.

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Jesus Jesuli

Jesus was born in 1978.

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Other Inspirations for the Name Jesus

Jesus Camp
Jesus Fish
Jesus Christ Kid
Jesus Christ Superstar
Jesus Culture
Jesus House Dc
Jesus Is Love
Jesus Loves Me
Jesus Take The Wheel
Jesus Calling
Jesus Christ

Alternative Meanings

J is for joyful, the spirit you spread.

E is for electric, a sparkling trait!

S is for secret, that you can certainly keep.

U is for understanding, you show for others.

S is for select, as few are chosen.

Your name in reverse order is "Susej". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Esjsu". 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 Jesus born Dec 13, 1967

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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 Saudi Arabia approximately on 1850. Your profession was digger and undertaker.

You were a revolutionary type. You inspired changes in any sphere - politics, business, religion, housekeeping. You could have been a leader. Your lesson - to learn humility and faith in spiritual principles. You should believe in High Reason.

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