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Naomi

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born Ranking
1880 32 32 0
1881 55 55 0
1882 54 54 0
1883 56 56 0
1884 61 61 0
1885 68 68 0
1886 55 55 0
1887 76 76 0
1888 93 93 0
1889 79 79 0
1890 122 122 0
1891 132 132 0
1892 143 143 0
1893 186 186 0
1894 196 196 0
1895 249 249 0
1896 269 269 0
1897 241 241 0
1898 264 264 0
1899 272 272 0
1900 307 307 0
1901 256 256 0
1902 327 327 0
1903 355 355 0
1904 350 350 0
1905 361 361 0
1906 372 372 0
1907 410 410 0
1908 458 458 0
1909 504 504 0
1910 502 502 0
1911 585 585 0
1912 834 834 0
1913 840 840 0
1914 1,128 1,128 0
1915 1,555 1,548 7
1916 1,649 1,649 0
1917 1,619 1,619 0
1918 1,698 1,692 6
1919 1,637 1,632 5
1920 1,853 1,853 0
1921 1,975 1,975 0
1922 1,877 1,870 7
1923 1,907 1,902 5
1924 1,995 1,981 14
1925 1,779 1,768 11
1926 1,765 1,760 5
1927 1,829 1,821 8
1928 1,652 1,652 0
1929 1,609 1,601 8
1930 1,593 1,593 0
1931 1,527 1,517 10
1932 1,365 1,356 9
1933 1,436 1,430 6
1934 1,367 1,358 9
1935 1,438 1,433 5
1936 1,281 1,281 0
1937 1,208 1,201 7
1938 1,252 1,242 10
1939 1,094 1,086 8
1940 1,053 1,053 0
1941 992 987 5
1942 987 987 0
1943 902 902 0
1944 875 875 0
1945 798 798 0
1946 839 839 0
1947 839 839 0
1948 819 819 0
1949 849 849 0
1950 794 794 0
1951 762 762 0
1952 768 768 0
1953 757 757 0
1954 815 815 0
1955 695 695 0
1956 754 754 0
1957 699 699 0
1958 761 761 0
1959 682 682 0
1960 774 774 0
1961 673 673 0
1962 656 656 0
1963 691 691 0
1964 618 618 0
1965 580 580 0
1966 592 592 0
1967 512 512 0
1968 539 539 0
1969 531 526 5
1970 555 555 0
1971 608 608 0
1972 639 639 0
1973 759 753 6
1974 798 798 0
1975 902 897 5
1976 929 924 5
1977 998 998 0
1978 1,077 1,069 8
1979 1,179 1,174 5
1980 1,255 1,249 6
1981 1,230 1,223 7
1982 1,230 1,221 9
1983 1,107 1,101 6
1984 1,054 1,047 7
1985 1,076 1,076 0
1986 951 943 8
1987 1,000 995 5
1988 1,001 1,001 0
1989 989 989 0
1990 927 921 6
1991 1,017 1,011 6
1992 1,115 1,115 0
1993 1,146 1,146 0
1994 1,202 1,202 0
1995 1,314 1,314 0
1996 1,386 1,386 0
1997 1,521 1,521 0
1998 1,626 1,626 0
1999 1,639 1,639 0
2000 1,750 1,750 0
2001 1,824 1,819 5
2002 1,956 1,956 0
2003 2,047 2,047 0
2004 2,275 2,267 8
2005 2,416 2,416 0
2006 2,699 2,699 0
2007 2,784 2,779 5
2008 2,910 2,910 0
2009 3,030 3,030 0
2010 3,122 3,122 0 #95 girl name
2011 3,184 3,184 0 #93 girl name
2012 3,420 3,415 5 #79 girl name
2013 3,435 3,435 0 #86 girl name
2014 3,695 3,695 0 #80 girl name
2015 3,736 3,731 5 #77 girl name

Want to know about the popularity of the Naomi baby name? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 149,371 babies born with the name Naomi in the United States. That's more than enough Naomis to occupy the country of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines with an estimated population of 109,000 (as of July 1, 2012). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given to 32 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Naomi" was in 2015 with a total of 3,731 babies. (That's a lot of baby Naomis)

According to the 1932 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Naomi" ranks #99 in popularity as a baby girl's name in Indiana. Imagine that, 47 babies in Indiana have the same name as you in 1932. Across the entire United States a total of 1,365 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 Naomi popular?

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

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

Origin and Meaning of Naomi

The name "Naomi" is of Hebrew origin, and it means "Beautiful, Gentle". It's a name commonly given to girls.

Naomi Watts

Naomi Watts is an actress with the most prominent portion of her career being from 1986 to present. Naomi was born in 1968 as Naomi Ellen Watts in Shoreham, Kent, England.

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Naomi Campbell

Naomi Campbell is a model, actress, singer, and author with the most prominent portion of her career being from 1987 to present. Naomi was born in 1970 as Naomi Elaine Campbell in Streatham, London, England.

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Naomi Klein

Naomi Klein is an author and activist. Naomi was born in 1970 in Montreal, Quebec, Canada.

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Naomi Striemer

Naomi was born in 1982.

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Naomi Mitchison

Naomi Mitchison is a biologist, nurse, and writer. Naomi was born in 1897 in Edinburgh, Scotland.

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Other Inspirations for the Name Naomi

Naomi Biden
Naomi Wwe
Naomi Grossman
Naomi Judd
Naomi Kyle
Naomi Wolf
Naomi Scott

Alternative Meanings

N is for name, a pleasant one indeed.

A is for affirm, the certainty of knowledge.

O is for openness, it's refreshing!

M is for munificent, for you are extremely liberal in giving.

I is for ignite, the fire in you!

Your name in reverse order is "Imoan". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Nmoia". 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 Naomi born May 11, 1983

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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 Eastern Australia approximately on 1375. 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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