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Jose

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born Ranking
1880 84 0 84
1881 76 0 76
1882 95 0 95
1883 74 0 74
1884 112 0 112
1885 111 0 111
1886 85 0 85
1887 95 0 95
1888 99 0 99
1889 80 0 80
1890 93 0 93
1891 82 5 77
1892 111 5 106
1893 84 0 84
1894 94 0 94
1895 104 0 104
1896 109 5 104
1897 91 6 85
1898 116 6 110
1899 90 0 90
1900 161 0 161
1901 132 5 127
1902 125 0 125
1903 142 0 142
1904 144 0 144
1905 205 5 200
1906 154 0 154
1907 170 0 170
1908 192 0 192
1909 218 5 213
1910 255 6 249
1911 268 0 268
1912 356 0 356
1913 438 6 432
1914 552 0 552
1915 666 7 659
1916 698 12 686
1917 815 15 800
1918 880 9 871
1919 1,040 14 1,026
1920 1,252 11 1,241
1921 1,228 19 1,209
1922 1,275 18 1,257
1923 1,340 15 1,325
1924 1,417 23 1,394
1925 1,465 15 1,450
1926 1,503 30 1,473
1927 1,668 30 1,638
1928 1,798 31 1,767
1929 1,711 19 1,692
1930 1,645 45 1,600
1931 1,381 22 1,359
1932 1,333 18 1,315
1933 1,190 19 1,171
1934 1,235 16 1,219
1935 1,186 19 1,167
1936 1,132 12 1,120
1937 1,105 20 1,085
1938 1,171 13 1,158
1939 1,120 25 1,095
1940 1,183 13 1,170
1941 1,214 20 1,194
1942 1,329 19 1,310
1943 1,389 16 1,373
1944 1,533 20 1,513
1945 1,622 16 1,606
1946 1,880 20 1,860
1947 2,116 28 2,088
1948 2,276 16 2,260
1949 2,464 25 2,439
1950 2,660 20 2,640
1951 2,723 38 2,685
1952 2,717 31 2,686
1953 3,043 28 3,015
1954 3,251 30 3,221
1955 3,330 24 3,306
1956 3,431 36 3,395
1957 3,492 26 3,466
1958 3,439 31 3,408
1959 3,599 24 3,575
1960 3,949 41 3,908
1961 3,802 40 3,762
1962 3,864 35 3,829
1963 4,055 39 4,016 #98 boy name
1964 3,999 26 3,973 #95 boy name
1965 4,010 42 3,968 #89 boy name
1966 4,217 32 4,185 #79 boy name
1967 4,454 41 4,413 #64 boy name
1968 4,835 43 4,792 #58 boy name
1969 5,245 57 5,188 #56 boy name
1970 5,759 60 5,699 #56 boy name
1971 6,058 58 6,000 #55 boy name
1972 5,995 58 5,937 #50 boy name
1973 6,151 58 6,093 #49 boy name
1974 6,787 67 6,720 #47 boy name
1975 7,047 81 6,966 #48 boy name
1976 7,138 84 7,054 #44 boy name
1977 6,991 76 6,915 #45 boy name
1978 7,236 91 7,145 #44 boy name
1979 7,931 91 7,840 #44 boy name
1980 8,405 88 8,317 #46 boy name
1981 8,841 75 8,766 #45 boy name
1982 8,696 79 8,617 #46 boy name
1983 8,143 73 8,070 #48 boy name
1984 8,090 83 8,007 #49 boy name
1985 8,487 90 8,397 #49 boy name
1986 8,446 91 8,355 #51 boy name
1987 8,802 78 8,724 #48 boy name
1988 9,100 99 9,001 #49 boy name
1989 10,411 83 10,328 #46 boy name
1990 11,621 113 11,508 #41 boy name
1991 11,814 96 11,718 #37 boy name
1992 11,914 95 11,819 #37 boy name
1993 11,912 73 11,839 #36 boy name
1994 11,802 79 11,723 #36 boy name
1995 11,852 73 11,779 #35 boy name
1996 12,218 64 12,154 #32 boy name
1997 11,972 49 11,923 #32 boy name
1998 12,413 45 12,368 #33 boy name
1999 12,201 54 12,147 #35 boy name
2000 12,636 55 12,581 #34 boy name
2001 12,193 56 12,137 #34 boy name
2002 12,908 48 12,860 #30 boy name
2003 12,421 32 12,389 #30 boy name
2004 12,222 46 12,176 #28 boy name
2005 12,096 37 12,059 #30 boy name
2006 11,627 32 11,595 #30 boy name
2007 11,270 25 11,245 #35 boy name
2008 9,833 22 9,811 #40 boy name
2009 8,819 12 8,807 #43 boy name
2010 7,717 19 7,698 #52 boy name
2011 6,768 11 6,757 #65 boy name
2012 6,041 13 6,028 #72 boy name
2013 5,624 5 5,619 #76 boy name
2014 5,477 10 5,467 #76 boy name
2015 5,157 11 5,146 #80 boy name

Want to know about the popularity of the Jose baby name? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 554,814 babies born with the name Jose in the United States. That's more than enough Joses to occupy the country of Solomon Islands with an estimated population of 553,935 (as of July 1, 2012). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given to 84 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Jose" was in 2002 with a total of 12,860 babies. (That's a lot of baby Joses)

According to the 1990 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Jose" ranks #40 in popularity as a baby boy's name in Illinois. Imagine that, 532 babies in Illinois have the same name as you in 1990. Across the entire United States a total of 11,621 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 Jose popular?

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

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

Origin and Meaning of Jose

The name "Jose" is of Spanish origin, and it means "God Will Increase". It's a name commonly given to boys.

Jose Mourinho

Jose Mourinho is a football biography. Jose was born in 1963 in Setubal, Lisbon, Portugal.

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Jose Canseco

Jose Canseco is a MLB player. Jose was born in 1964 in Havana, Cuba.

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Jose Reyes

Jose was born in 1983.

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Antonio Banderas

Antonio Banderas is an actor, director, and producer with the most prominent portion of his career being from 1982 to present. Antonio was born in 1960 as Jose Antonio Dominguez Banderas in Malaga, Andalucia, Spain.

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José José

José José is a singer, musician, songwriter, and record producer specializing in romantic ballad, bolero, latin pop, and bossa nova music with the most prominent portion of their career being from 1963 to present. José was born in 1948 as Jose Romulo Sosa Ortiz in Mexico City Mexico.

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José Luis Perales

José Luis Perales is a musician and songwriter specializing in balada music with the most prominent portion of their career being from 1972 to present. José was born in 1945 as Jose Luis Perales Morillas in Castejon, Cuenca, Spain.

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Other Inspirations for the Name Jose

Jose Aldo
Jose Andres
Jose Altuve
Jose Antonio Vargas
Jose Tabata
Jose Bautista
Jose Fernandez

Alternative Meanings

J is for joy, that you always bring.

O is for openness, it's refreshing!

S is for success, in all you will do.

E is for electric, a sparkling trait!

Your name in reverse order is "Esoj". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Osej". 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 Jose born Dec 4, 1953

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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 Israel approximately on 1200. Your profession was seaman, cook, and carpenter.

Your psychological profile shows you had a natural talent of psychologist and knew how to use the opportunities. Cold-blooded and calm in any situation. Your problem - to learn to love and to trust the Universe. You are bound to think, study, reflect and develop inner wisdom.

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