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Miguel

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born Ranking
1880 12 0 12
1881 9 0 9
1882 10 0 10
1883 12 0 12
1884 9 0 9
1885 10 0 10
1886 13 0 13
1889 8 0 8
1890 9 0 9
1891 7 0 7
1892 16 0 16
1893 12 0 12
1894 13 0 13
1895 16 0 16
1896 7 0 7
1897 14 0 14
1898 13 0 13
1899 14 0 14
1900 17 0 17
1901 13 0 13
1902 21 0 21
1903 18 0 18
1904 18 0 18
1905 25 0 25
1906 19 0 19
1907 19 0 19
1908 24 0 24
1909 18 0 18
1910 32 0 32
1911 36 0 36
1912 47 0 47
1913 61 0 61
1914 68 0 68
1915 104 0 104
1916 89 0 89
1917 107 0 107
1918 102 0 102
1919 137 0 137
1920 127 0 127
1921 129 0 129
1922 162 0 162
1923 175 0 175
1924 191 0 191
1925 191 0 191
1926 195 0 195
1927 207 6 201
1928 226 0 226
1929 244 0 244
1930 220 0 220
1931 190 0 190
1932 171 0 171
1933 179 0 179
1934 158 5 153
1935 146 0 146
1936 154 0 154
1937 144 0 144
1938 139 0 139
1939 161 0 161
1940 170 0 170
1941 166 0 166
1942 183 0 183
1943 215 0 215
1944 216 0 216
1945 227 0 227
1946 262 0 262
1947 298 5 293
1948 382 0 382
1949 373 7 366
1950 447 0 447
1951 463 0 463
1952 511 0 511
1953 544 0 544
1954 609 0 609
1955 614 6 608
1956 686 14 672
1957 741 0 741
1958 782 8 774
1959 793 0 793
1960 832 10 822
1961 823 0 823
1962 879 7 872
1963 889 7 882
1964 957 9 948
1965 964 11 953
1966 1,023 6 1,017
1967 1,063 5 1,058
1968 1,121 13 1,108
1969 1,318 14 1,304
1970 1,357 11 1,346
1971 1,489 16 1,473
1972 1,442 21 1,421
1973 1,478 14 1,464
1974 1,664 7 1,657
1975 1,676 15 1,661
1976 1,780 21 1,759
1977 1,772 16 1,756
1978 1,855 29 1,826
1979 1,981 21 1,960
1980 2,204 30 2,174
1981 2,407 17 2,390
1982 2,650 23 2,627
1983 2,412 33 2,379
1984 2,453 35 2,418
1985 2,553 30 2,523
1986 2,593 18 2,575
1987 2,670 34 2,636
1988 2,753 25 2,728
1989 3,100 23 3,077
1990 3,730 37 3,693
1991 3,975 31 3,944 #92 boy name
1992 4,208 41 4,167 #90 boy name
1993 4,380 34 4,346 #88 boy name
1994 4,065 31 4,034 #94 boy name
1995 3,979 29 3,950 #94 boy name
1996 4,185 24 4,161 #91 boy name
1997 4,248 14 4,234 #91 boy name
1998 4,271 17 4,254 #90 boy name
1999 4,219 16 4,203 #91 boy name
2000 4,688 20 4,668 #86 boy name
2001 4,570 15 4,555 #87 boy name
2002 4,659 17 4,642 #89 boy name
2003 4,598 10 4,588 #95 boy name
2004 4,535 14 4,521 #96 boy name
2005 4,686 12 4,674 #93 boy name
2006 4,905 7 4,898 #89 boy name
2007 4,906 8 4,898 #94 boy name
2008 4,462 18 4,444
2009 4,169 0 4,169 #100 boy name
2010 3,460 7 3,453
2011 3,168 0 3,168
2012 2,937 0 2,937
2013 2,889 6 2,883
2014 2,748 0 2,748
2015 2,552 0 2,552

Want to know about the popularity of the Miguel baby name? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 170,720 babies born with the name Miguel in the United States. That's more than enough Miguels to occupy the country of Saint Lucia with an estimated population of 166,526 (as of May 10, 2010). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given to 12 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Miguel" was in 2006 with a total of 4,898 babies. (That's a lot of baby Miguels)

According to the 1996 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Miguel" ranks #95 in popularity as a baby boy's name in Washington. Imagine that, 90 babies in Washington have the same name as you in 1996. Across the entire United States a total of 4,185 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 Miguel popular?

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

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

Origin and Meaning of Miguel

The name "Miguel" is of Spanish origin, and it means "Who is like God?". It's a name commonly given to boys.

Miguel Cabrera

Miguel Cabrera is a MLB player. Miguel was born in 1983 in Maracay, Venezuela.

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Miguel Ferrer

Miguel Ferrer is an actor with the most prominent portion of his career being from 1981 to present. Miguel was born in 1955 as Miguel Jose Ferrer in Santa Monica, California, U.S.

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Miguel Varoni

Miguel Varoni is an actor and director with the most prominent portion of his career being from 1986 to present. Miguel was born in 1964 as Miguel Americo Belloto Gutierrez in Buenos Aires, Argentina.

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Miguel Indurain

Miguel Indurain is a cyclist. Miguel was born in 1964 in Villava, Navarre, Spain.

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Miguel de León

Miguel de León is an actor. Miguel was born in 1962 as Miguel Angel De Leon Lopez in Caracas, Venezuela.

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Miguel A. Núñez Jr.

Miguel A. Núñez Jr. is an actor with the most prominent portion of their career being from 1984 to present. Miguel was born in 1964 in New York City, New York, USA.

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Other Inspirations for the Name Miguel

Miguel Angel Silvestre
Miguel Coffee
Miguel Coffee Lyrics
Miguel Cotto
Miguel New Album
Miguel Sano
Miguel Wildheart
Miguel Simple Things
Miguel Gonzalez

Alternative Meanings

M is for mighty, your inner strength.

I is for ideas, that you bring to life.

G is for gracious, it shows everyday.

U is for understanding, you show for others.

E is for extra, those little things you do!

L is for little, the little things you do.

Your name in reverse order is "Leugim". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Ugimel". 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 Miguel born Mar 10, 1997

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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 Yukon approximately on 950. Your profession was preacher, publisher, and scribbler of ancient inscriptions.

Psychologically, you were timid, constrained, and quiet. You had creative talents, waited until that life to be liberated. Sometimes environment considered you strange. It always seemed to you, that your perceptions of the world are somewhat different. Your lesson - to trust your intuition as your best guide in present life.

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