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Popularity
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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YearTotal Babies BornGirls BornBoys Born
1961707
1964606
1970707
19711468
1973505
197411011
19751486
19761697
197715510
19781266
197920119
1980808
1981271314
198223914
1983281315
1984241212
198523815
198621714
1987291118
1988271314
1989421626
1990211011
1991361521
1992401030
199339831
1994441925
199523518
199633924
199721129
199815015
1999381127
2000291019
2001381325
2002361125
200352844
2004461036
2005501139
200653845
2007541143
200839732
200935035
201048642
201131625
201258652
201337037
201441635

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 first appeared 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 1993 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Jin" is not a popular baby boy's name in New York. Imagine that, only 7 babies in New York have the same name as you in 1993. Across the entire United States a total of only 39 babies also bear the same first name during the same year.

What does the name "Jin" mean?

Jin (Japanese): Tenderness

The name "Jin" is of Japanese origin and it means "Tenderness". It's a name commonly given to girls. There are 13 other names that are similar to this one.

J is for joyful, the spirit you spread.

I is for inspire, others seek your guidance.

N is for noble, your regal bearing.

Your name in reverse order is "Nij". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Jni". 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.

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 south east? Search for the name to check your answer!

Celebrities named Jin

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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Past life for Jin born Apr 26, 1977

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 Southern Japan approximately on 1050. Your profession was builder of roads, bridges, and docks.

You were a person with huge energy, good in planning and supervising. If you were just a garbage-man, you were chief garbage-man. You are bound to learn to understand other people and to meet all life difficulties with joyful heart. You should help others, bringing them spirit of joy.

Name poster for Jin

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