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Jewel

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1880 10 5 5
1881 6 6 0
1882 10 10 0
1883 9 9 0
1884 12 6 6
1885 9 9 0
1886 20 20 0
1887 28 23 5
1888 22 17 5
1889 34 27 7
1890 33 33 0
1891 37 31 6
1892 49 39 10
1893 52 42 10
1894 74 74 0
1895 72 61 11
1896 71 58 13
1897 94 87 7
1898 140 130 10
1899 113 105 8
1900 184 162 22
1901 174 161 13
1902 166 153 13
1903 211 197 14
1904 254 229 25
1905 224 201 23
1906 248 227 21
1907 281 250 31
1908 266 244 22
1909 277 252 25
1910 341 318 23
1911 365 327 38
1912 465 416 49
1913 442 392 50
1914 596 515 81
1915 760 652 108
1916 837 726 111
1917 753 642 111
1918 871 747 124
1919 905 778 127
1920 959 826 133
1921 919 784 135
1922 951 810 141
1923 840 729 111
1924 951 823 128
1925 923 812 111
1926 936 787 149
1927 907 775 132
1928 881 744 137
1929 794 690 104
1930 799 688 111
1931 643 546 97
1932 657 562 95
1933 603 508 95
1934 584 494 90
1935 551 477 74
1936 502 423 79
1937 489 414 75
1938 439 368 71
1939 476 392 84
1940 388 322 66
1941 469 404 65
1942 491 421 70
1943 460 398 62
1944 410 364 46
1945 400 358 42
1946 381 325 56
1947 446 398 48
1948 386 349 37
1949 353 302 51
1950 340 296 44
1951 344 292 52
1952 363 306 57
1953 300 261 39
1954 327 278 49
1955 298 265 33
1956 303 266 37
1957 283 238 45
1958 261 230 31
1959 261 233 28
1960 253 226 27
1961 268 233 35
1962 210 193 17
1963 237 211 26
1964 243 225 18
1965 211 187 24
1966 173 157 16
1967 151 130 21
1968 161 146 15
1969 140 114 26
1970 143 119 24
1971 129 111 18
1972 145 128 17
1973 121 107 14
1974 127 103 24
1975 101 86 15
1976 113 98 15
1977 122 99 23
1978 101 87 14
1979 129 106 23
1980 127 110 17
1981 143 130 13
1982 142 124 18
1983 146 125 21
1984 123 106 17
1985 121 109 12
1986 135 120 15
1987 156 143 13
1988 140 123 17
1989 175 157 18
1990 164 147 17
1991 193 179 14
1992 171 159 12
1993 158 144 14
1994 164 145 19
1995 164 154 10
1996 178 168 10
1997 341 330 11
1998 503 490 13
1999 466 453 13
2000 434 419 15
2001 431 417 14
2002 382 370 12
2003 365 351 14
2004 350 337 13
2005 321 309 12
2006 331 318 13
2007 376 364 12
2008 319 308 11
2009 299 286 13
2010 288 279 9
2011 281 274 7
2012 338 331 7
2013 291 282 9
2014 327 314 13
2015 318 308 10

Want to know about the popularity of the Jewel baby name? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 44,222 babies born with the name Jewel in the United States. That's more than enough Jewels to occupy the territory of Sint Maarten (the Netherlands) with an estimated population of 37,429 (as of January 1, 2010). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given to 10 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Jewel" was in 1920 with a total of 826 babies.

According to the 1916 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Jewel" ranks #69 in popularity as a baby girl's name in Texas. Imagine that, 149 babies in Texas have the same name as you in 1916. Across the entire United States a total of 837 babies also bear the same first name during the same year.

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Where is the name Jewel popular?

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

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

Origin and Meaning of Jewel

The name "Jewel" is of English origin, and it means "Precious stone". It's a name commonly given to girls.

Jewel Staite

Jewel Staite is an actress with the most prominent portion of her career being from 1988 to present. Jewel was born in 1982 as Jewel Belair Staite in White Rock, BC, Canada.

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Jewel Kilcher

Jewel Kilcher is a singer-songwriter, guitarist, actress, and author/poet specializing in pop, folk, pop rock, and country music with the most prominent portion of their career being from 1994 to present. Jewel was born in 1974 as Jewel Kilcher in Payson, Utah, United States.

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James Best

James Best is a film, television, voice actor, and artist with the most prominent portion of his career being from 1950 to 2015. James was born in 1926 as Jewel Franklin Guy in Powderly, Kentucky, U.S.

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Jewel Shepard

Jewel Shepard is a film actress and writer. Jewel was born in 1958 in Flatbush, Brooklyn, New York.

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Jewel Valmont

Jewel Valmont is an adult biography. Jewel was born in 1975 in Placerville, California, U.S.

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Other Inspirations for the Name Jewel

Jewel In The Crown
Jewel Foolish Games
Jewel Of Osiris
Jewel Of The Seas
Jewel Osco
Jewel Paradise Cove
Jewel Quest

Alternative Meanings

J is for joy, that you always bring.

E is for eternal, your spirit will live.

W is for warmth, the glow of your friendship.

E is for eternal, your spirit will live.

L is for loyalty, that you show.

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

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Past life for Jewel born Feb 16, 2006

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

You always liked to travel, to investigate, could have been detective or spy. You should develop self-love and ability to implant hope into hearts of people. Ambition - is not everything. True wealth is buried in your soul.

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