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Nehemiah

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1886 7 0 7
1911 7 0 7
1912 9 0 9
1913 5 0 5
1914 6 0 6
1915 12 0 12
1916 12 0 12
1917 10 0 10
1918 12 0 12
1919 22 0 22
1920 26 0 26
1921 18 0 18
1922 21 0 21
1923 22 0 22
1924 22 0 22
1925 20 0 20
1926 16 0 16
1927 13 0 13
1928 10 0 10
1929 14 0 14
1930 11 0 11
1931 10 0 10
1932 20 0 20
1933 15 0 15
1934 13 0 13
1935 5 0 5
1936 7 0 7
1937 15 0 15
1938 16 0 16
1939 16 0 16
1940 9 0 9
1941 9 0 9
1942 14 0 14
1943 9 0 9
1944 16 0 16
1945 9 0 9
1946 9 0 9
1947 10 0 10
1949 18 0 18
1950 11 0 11
1951 13 0 13
1952 16 0 16
1953 23 0 23
1954 11 0 11
1955 17 0 17
1956 22 0 22
1957 6 0 6
1958 20 0 20
1959 7 0 7
1960 14 0 14
1961 16 0 16
1962 12 0 12
1963 23 0 23
1964 13 0 13
1965 6 0 6
1966 10 0 10
1967 16 0 16
1968 10 0 10
1969 12 0 12
1970 16 0 16
1971 15 0 15
1972 6 0 6
1973 17 0 17
1974 22 0 22
1975 25 0 25
1976 27 0 27
1977 25 0 25
1978 20 0 20
1979 62 0 62
1980 59 0 59
1981 71 0 71
1982 81 0 81
1983 74 0 74
1984 75 0 75
1985 75 0 75
1986 72 0 72
1987 76 0 76
1988 57 0 57
1989 65 0 65
1990 71 0 71
1991 88 0 88
1992 94 0 94
1993 79 0 79
1994 90 0 90
1995 113 0 113
1996 122 0 122
1997 132 6 126
1998 186 8 178
1999 181 7 174
2000 267 13 254
2001 284 21 263
2002 303 15 288
2003 382 27 355
2004 406 21 385
2005 566 22 544
2006 850 25 825
2007 890 15 875
2008 893 23 870
2009 873 20 853
2010 966 36 930
2011 891 25 866
2012 932 27 905
2013 954 29 925
2014 916 33 883
2015 919 20 899

Want to know about the popularity of the Nehemiah baby name? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 14,181 babies born with the name Nehemiah in the United States. That's more than enough Nehemiahs to occupy the territory of Wallis and Futuna (France) with an estimated population of 13,000 (as of July 1, 2012). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1886 when it was given to 7 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Nehemiah" was in 2010 with a total of 930 babies.

According to the 2005 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Nehemiah" is not a popular baby boy's name in New Mexico. Imagine that, only 10 babies in New Mexico have the same name as you in 2005. Across the entire United States a total of only 566 babies also bear the same first name during the same year.

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Where is the name Nehemiah popular?

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

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

Origin and Meaning of Nehemiah

The name "Nehemiah" is of Hebrew origin, and it means "God has comforted". It's a name commonly given to boys.

Other Inspirations for the Name Nehemiah

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Nehemiah 4
Nehemiah 8
Nehemiah 9
Nehemiah Persoff
Nehemiah 6
Nehemiah Davis
Nehemiah Fischer

Alternative Meanings

N is for noble, your regal bearing.

E is for extra, those little things you do!

H is for humble, a saintly quality.

E is for electric, a sparkling trait!

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

I is for ignite, the fire in you!

A is for altruism, the unselfish you.

H is for hero, as you appear to many.

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

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Past life for Nehemiah born Sep 27, 1926

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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 Northern Japan approximately on 1775. Your profession was sailor and shoemaker.

You were always involved with all new things. You have always loved changes, especially in art, music, cooking. Your lesson - to learn discretion and reason and then teach others to do that. Your life will be happier, when you help those who lack reasoning.

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