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Prentiss

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1887 5 0 5
1895 6 0 6
1899 5 0 5
1900 5 0 5
1901 5 0 5
1902 5 0 5
1904 5 0 5
1905 6 0 6
1906 7 0 7
1907 9 0 9
1908 5 0 5
1910 10 0 10
1911 6 0 6
1912 14 0 14
1913 11 0 11
1914 25 0 25
1915 27 0 27
1916 24 0 24
1917 15 0 15
1918 23 0 23
1919 25 0 25
1920 28 0 28
1921 18 0 18
1922 28 0 28
1923 24 0 24
1924 27 0 27
1925 23 0 23
1926 31 0 31
1927 24 0 24
1928 23 0 23
1929 28 0 28
1930 36 0 36
1931 20 0 20
1932 31 0 31
1933 27 0 27
1934 30 0 30
1935 14 0 14
1936 26 0 26
1937 22 0 22
1938 23 0 23
1939 26 0 26
1940 27 0 27
1941 30 0 30
1942 38 0 38
1943 47 0 47
1944 26 0 26
1945 18 0 18
1946 30 0 30
1947 35 0 35
1948 34 0 34
1949 43 0 43
1950 40 0 40
1951 50 7 43
1952 44 0 44
1953 19 0 19
1954 28 0 28
1955 33 0 33
1956 39 0 39
1957 33 0 33
1958 32 0 32
1959 33 0 33
1960 27 0 27
1961 30 0 30
1962 23 0 23
1963 39 5 34
1964 40 8 32
1965 37 0 37
1966 36 0 36
1967 32 9 23
1968 26 0 26
1969 31 0 31
1970 40 0 40
1971 34 0 34
1972 35 5 30
1973 21 0 21
1974 21 0 21
1975 40 0 40
1976 21 0 21
1977 25 0 25
1978 39 0 39
1979 33 0 33
1980 39 0 39
1981 32 0 32
1982 37 0 37
1983 28 0 28
1984 22 5 17
1985 31 0 31
1986 23 0 23
1987 30 0 30
1988 30 6 24
1989 23 0 23
1990 27 0 27
1991 21 0 21
1992 21 0 21
1993 22 0 22
1994 12 0 12
1995 13 0 13
1996 12 0 12
1997 17 0 17
1998 19 0 19
1999 15 0 15
2000 14 0 14
2001 7 0 7
2002 8 0 8
2003 12 0 12
2004 13 0 13
2005 13 0 13
2006 10 0 10
2007 13 0 13
2008 10 0 10
2009 16 0 16
2010 12 0 12
2011 8 0 8
2012 19 10 9
2013 7 0 7
2014 22 5 17
2015 9 0 9

Want to know about the popularity of the Prentiss baby name? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 2,728 babies born with the name Prentiss in the United States. That's more than enough Prentiss to occupy the territory of Svalbard and Jan Mayen (Norway) with an estimated population of 2,495 (as of March 1, 2010). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1887 when it was given to 5 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Prentiss" was in 1943 with a total of 47 babies.

According to the 1977 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Prentiss" is not a popular baby boy's name in Mississippi. Imagine that, only 5 babies in Mississippi have the same name as you in 1977. Across the entire United States a total of only 25 babies also bear the same first name during the same year.

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Where is the name Prentiss popular?

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

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

Origin and Meaning of Prentiss

The name "Prentiss" is of English origin, and it means "Scholar". It's a name commonly given to boys.

Other Inspirations for the Name Prentiss

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Alternative Meanings

P is for peaceful, your quiet times.

R is for romp, you know how to have fun!

E is for expressive, not one to hold within.

N is for nice, need I say more?

T is for treasure, that of your friendship.

I is for impress, for impress you will.

S is for superb, a great attitude about life.

S is for self respect, a solid score here.

Your name in reverse order is "Ssitnerp". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Nstsirep". 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 Prentiss born May 12, 2011

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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 Ontario approximately on 1750. Your profession was dramatist, director, musician, and bard.

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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