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Little

  • Gender: Neutral
  • #6961 All Time
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How popular is the name "Little" in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1883 5 0 5
1884 5 0 5
1889 5 0 5
1892 7 0 7
1896 8 0 8
1898 5 0 5
1901 5 0 5
1905 5 0 5
1907 5 0 5
1909 10 0 10
1910 5 0 5
1912 13 0 13
1913 10 0 10
1914 10 0 10
1915 11 0 11
1916 14 0 14
1917 22 0 22
1918 22 5 17
1919 22 0 22
1920 27 5 22
1921 22 0 22
1922 23 0 23
1923 22 5 17
1924 21 0 21
1925 26 5 21
1926 16 0 16
1927 27 5 22
1928 24 6 18
1929 25 8 17
1930 17 0 17
1931 18 0 18
1932 7 0 7
1933 21 5 16
1934 18 6 12
1935 13 0 13
1936 16 0 16
1937 20 0 20
1938 15 5 10
1939 11 0 11
1940 21 6 15
1941 13 0 13
1942 25 6 19
1943 18 0 18
1944 10 0 10
1945 13 0 13
1946 18 0 18
1947 28 7 21
1948 19 0 19
1949 15 0 15
1950 13 5 8
1951 16 0 16
1952 22 6 16
1953 21 0 21
1954 21 5 16
1955 14 0 14
1956 21 6 15
1957 20 0 20
1958 14 0 14
1959 35 8 27
1960 26 8 18
1961 31 6 25
1962 26 5 21
1963 25 5 20
1964 14 0 14
1965 32 5 27
1966 16 0 16
1967 20 0 20
1968 29 0 29
1969 20 0 20
1970 17 0 17
1971 37 8 29
1972 31 5 26
1973 34 6 28
1974 37 8 29
1975 41 9 32
1976 23 0 23
1977 31 6 25
1978 17 0 17
1979 27 5 22
1980 33 10 23
1981 25 7 18
1982 22 0 22
1983 21 6 15
1984 15 0 15
1985 13 0 13
1986 14 0 14
1988 8 0 8
1989 22 5 17
1990 16 5 11
1991 8 0 8
1992 15 0 15
1993 8 0 8
1994 15 5 10
1995 15 0 15
1996 13 0 13
1997 8 0 8
1998 7 0 7
2000 6 0 6
2004 8 0 8

Want to know about the populiarty of Little? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 1,781 babies born with the name Little in the United States. That's more than enough Littles to occupy the territory of Christmas Island (Australia) with an estimated population of 1,462 (as of June 30, 2010). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1883 when it was given to 5 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Little" was in 1975 with a total of 32 babies.

According to the 1925 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Little" is not a popular baby boy's name in Georgia. Imagine that, only 5 babies in Georgia have the same name as you in 1925. Across the entire United States a total of only 26 babies also bear the same first name during the same year.

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Where is the name Little popular?

The map shows the relative popularity of the name Little in each of the states since 1950. Can you guess a name that was popular in the region near the Rockies? Search for the name to check your answer!

Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

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

Little Richard

Little Richard is a musician and songwriter specializing in rhythm and blues, rock and roll, gospel, soul music with the most prominent portion of his career being from 1947 to present. Little was born in 1932 as Richard Wayne Penniman in Macon, Georgia, United States.

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Little Boots

Little Boots is a singer-songwriter and dj specializing in electropop, synthpop, and dance-pop music with the most prominent portion of her career being from 2 to present. Little was born in 1984 as Victoria Christina Hesketh in Blackpool, Lancashire, England.

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Alternative Meanings

L is for little, the little things you do.

I is for instill, the lesson of life.

T is for time, you give to friends.

T is for tasteful, the way you communicate.

L is for loyalty, that you show.

E is for electric, a sparkling trait!

Your name in reverse order is "Elttil". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Letitl". 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 Little born May 15, 1922

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 1750. 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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