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Kelvin

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1912 6 0 6
1915 5 0 5
1921 5 0 5
1924 10 0 10
1925 10 0 10
1926 5 0 5
1927 10 0 10
1928 12 0 12
1929 9 0 9
1930 9 0 9
1931 14 0 14
1932 9 0 9
1933 5 0 5
1934 23 0 23
1935 34 0 34
1936 37 0 37
1937 13 0 13
1938 16 0 16
1939 22 0 22
1940 21 0 21
1941 18 0 18
1942 21 0 21
1943 12 0 12
1944 14 0 14
1945 20 0 20
1946 21 0 21
1947 27 0 27
1948 33 0 33
1949 42 0 42
1950 140 0 140
1951 181 0 181
1952 259 0 259
1953 282 0 282
1954 441 0 441
1955 531 0 531
1956 762 5 757
1957 807 0 807
1958 774 6 768
1959 1,024 10 1,014
1960 1,315 11 1,304
1961 1,373 10 1,363
1962 1,337 7 1,330
1963 1,340 8 1,332
1964 1,266 9 1,257
1965 1,207 11 1,196
1966 1,086 5 1,081
1967 1,069 11 1,058
1968 1,009 11 998
1969 952 9 943
1970 923 11 912
1971 887 7 880
1972 896 13 883
1973 838 10 828
1974 774 9 765
1975 740 11 729
1976 733 0 733
1977 790 5 785
1978 757 6 751
1979 669 5 664
1980 617 5 612
1981 650 0 650
1982 726 0 726
1983 676 12 664
1984 696 7 689
1985 750 9 741
1986 725 11 714
1987 758 11 747
1988 801 7 794
1989 838 12 826
1990 874 5 869
1991 840 5 835
1992 808 12 796
1993 780 6 774
1994 749 0 749
1995 718 7 711
1996 677 0 677
1997 598 0 598
1998 698 0 698
1999 687 0 687
2000 657 0 657
2001 618 0 618
2002 659 0 659
2003 644 0 644
2004 636 5 631
2005 616 0 616
2006 632 0 632
2007 623 0 623
2008 605 0 605
2009 572 0 572
2010 496 0 496
2011 463 0 463
2012 473 0 473
2013 411 0 411
2014 366 0 366
2015 398 0 398

Want to know about the popularity of the Kelvin baby name? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 49,180 babies born with the name Kelvin in the United States. That's more than enough Kelvins to occupy the territory of Faroe Islands (Denmark) with an estimated population of 48,285 (as of March 1, 2012). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1912 when it was given to 6 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Kelvin" was in 1961 with a total of 1,363 babies. (That's a lot of baby Kelvins)

According to the 1976 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Kelvin" ranks #73 in popularity as a baby boy's name in Alabama. Imagine that, 75 babies in Alabama have the same name as you in 1976. Across the entire United States a total of 733 babies also bear the same first name during the same year.

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Where is the name Kelvin popular?

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

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

Origin and Meaning of Kelvin

The name "Kelvin" is of Scottish origin, and it means "A river of Scotland". It's a name commonly given to boys.

Kelvin Galloza

Kelvin was born in 1987.

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Alternative Meanings

K is for kindness, you always show.

E is for enjoy, your life can be fun!

L is for love, everlasting.

V is for vitality, your lust for living.

I is for instill, the lesson of life.

N is for natural, the genuine side of you.

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

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Past life for Kelvin born Jul 19, 1965

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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 Central Africa approximately on 1675. Your profession was designer, engineering, and craftsman.

You were a seeker of truth and wisdom. You could have seen your future lives. Others perceived you as an idealist illuminating path to the future. Your lesson - development and expansion of your mental consciousness. Find good teacher, spend a part of your time and energy on his wisdom.

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