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1k
in the U.S.
since 1880

Jin

  • Gender: Neutral
  • Origin: Japanese
  • Meaning: Tenderness
  • #8365 All Time
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How popular is the name "Jin" in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1961 7 0 7
1964 6 0 6
1970 7 0 7
1971 14 6 8
1973 5 0 5
1974 11 0 11
1975 14 8 6
1976 16 9 7
1977 15 5 10
1978 12 6 6
1979 20 11 9
1980 8 0 8
1981 27 13 14
1982 23 9 14
1983 28 13 15
1984 24 12 12
1985 23 8 15
1986 21 7 14
1987 29 11 18
1988 27 13 14
1989 42 16 26
1990 21 10 11
1991 36 15 21
1992 40 10 30
1993 39 8 31
1994 44 19 25
1995 23 5 18
1996 33 9 24
1997 21 12 9
1998 15 0 15
1999 38 11 27
2000 29 10 19
2001 38 13 25
2002 36 11 25
2003 52 8 44
2004 46 10 36
2005 50 11 39
2006 53 8 45
2007 54 11 43
2008 39 7 32
2009 35 0 35
2010 48 6 42
2011 31 6 25
2012 58 6 52
2013 37 0 37
2014 41 6 35

Want to know about the populiarty of Jin? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 1,336 babies born with the name Jin in the United States. That's more than enough Jins to occupy the territory of Niue (New Zealand) with an estimated population of 1,000 (as of July 1, 2012). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1961 when it was given to 7 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Jin" was in 2012 with a total of 52 babies.

According to the 2009 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Jin" is not a popular baby boy's name in New York. Imagine that, only 5 babies in New York have the same name as you in 2009. Across the entire United States a total of only 35 babies also bear the same first name during the same year.

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Where is the name Jin popular?

The map shows the relative popularity of the name Jin in each of the states since 1950. Can you guess a name that was popular in the gulf coast area? Search for the name to check your answer!

Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

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

Japanese

Origin and Meaning of Jin

The name "Jin" is of Japanese origin, and it means "Tenderness". It's a name commonly given to girls.

Jin Au-Yeung

Jin Au-Yeung is a rapper, songwriter, and actor with the most prominent portion of their career being from 1994 to present. Jin was born in 1982 as Jin-Au Yeung in Miami, Florida, United States.

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Jin Je Young

Jin was born in 1977.

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Alternative Meanings

J is for joyful, the spirit you spread.

I is for ignite, the fire in you!

N is for nice, need I say more?

Your name in reverse order is "Nij". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Ijn". 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 Jin born Jul 20, 1949

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 Northern China approximately on 1075. 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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