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Rex

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1880 13 0 13
1881 7 0 7
1882 13 0 13
1883 15 0 15
1884 13 0 13
1885 17 0 17
1886 26 0 26
1887 28 0 28
1888 28 0 28
1889 23 0 23
1890 30 0 30
1891 24 0 24
1892 28 0 28
1893 25 0 25
1894 30 0 30
1895 34 0 34
1896 35 0 35
1897 31 0 31
1898 39 0 39
1899 29 0 29
1900 59 0 59
1901 29 0 29
1902 46 0 46
1903 43 0 43
1904 33 0 33
1905 46 0 46
1906 61 0 61
1907 48 0 48
1908 64 0 64
1909 68 0 68
1910 65 0 65
1911 82 0 82
1912 164 0 164
1913 243 0 243
1914 334 0 334
1915 401 0 401
1916 461 0 461
1917 471 0 471
1918 510 0 510
1919 522 0 522
1920 614 0 614
1921 596 5 591
1922 616 0 616
1923 583 0 583
1924 594 5 589
1925 562 9 553
1926 551 0 551
1927 527 8 519
1928 525 6 519
1929 493 0 493
1930 541 0 541
1931 519 0 519
1932 583 6 577
1933 625 0 625
1934 631 0 631
1935 653 6 647
1936 612 0 612
1937 601 0 601
1938 628 0 628
1939 564 0 564
1940 552 5 547
1941 557 0 557
1942 527 6 521
1943 615 0 615
1944 573 0 573
1945 484 0 484
1946 662 0 662
1947 846 0 846
1948 903 0 903
1949 959 0 959
1950 1,071 0 1,071
1951 1,504 0 1,504
1952 1,502 7 1,495
1953 1,349 6 1,343
1954 1,382 5 1,377
1955 1,398 0 1,398
1956 1,457 6 1,451
1957 1,339 7 1,332
1958 1,248 8 1,240
1959 1,288 5 1,283
1960 1,319 6 1,313
1961 1,278 9 1,269
1962 1,134 0 1,134
1963 982 0 982
1964 965 7 958
1965 789 0 789
1966 718 0 718
1967 583 0 583
1968 513 0 513
1969 478 0 478
1970 507 0 507
1971 473 0 473
1972 373 0 373
1973 326 0 326
1974 297 0 297
1975 296 0 296
1976 283 0 283
1977 291 0 291
1978 254 0 254
1979 268 7 261
1980 305 5 300
1981 267 0 267
1982 265 0 265
1983 246 0 246
1984 264 6 258
1985 261 0 261
1986 232 0 232
1987 231 0 231
1988 247 0 247
1989 224 0 224
1990 232 0 232
1991 220 0 220
1992 207 0 207
1993 178 0 178
1994 167 0 167
1995 158 0 158
1996 139 0 139
1997 152 0 152
1998 150 0 150
1999 137 0 137
2000 112 0 112
2001 116 0 116
2002 154 0 154
2003 182 0 182
2004 182 0 182
2005 237 0 237
2006 251 0 251
2007 236 0 236
2008 274 0 274
2009 303 0 303
2010 331 0 331
2011 384 0 384
2012 384 0 384
2013 390 0 390
2014 387 0 387
2015 369 0 369

Want to know about the popularity of the Rex baby name? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 56,773 babies born with the name Rex in the United States. That's more than enough Rexes to occupy the territory of Greenland (Denmark) with an estimated population of 56,749 (as of January 1, 2012). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given to 13 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Rex" was in 1951 with a total of 1,504 babies. (That's a lot of baby Rexes)

According to the 1954 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Rex" ranks #91 in popularity as a baby boy's name in Kansas. Imagine that, 49 babies in Kansas have the same name as you in 1954. Across the entire United States a total of 1,382 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 Rex popular?

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

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

Origin and Meaning of Rex

The name "Rex" is of Latin origin, and it means "King". It's a name commonly given to boys.

Rex Ryan

Rex Ryan is a NFL player. Rex was born in 1962 in Ardmore, Oklahoma.

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Rex Harrison

Rex Harrison is an actor with the most prominent portion of his career being from 1930 to 1989. Rex was born in 1908 as Reginald Carey Harrison in Huyton, Lancashire, England, UK.

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Rex Allen

Rex Allen is an actor, singer, and songwriter with the most prominent portion of his career being from 1948 to 1986. Rex was born in 1920 as Rex Elvie Allen in Willcox, Arizona, U.S.

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Rex Bell

Rex Bell is an officeholder. Rex was born in 1903 as George Francis Beldam in Chicago, Illinois.

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Rex Taylor

Rex Taylor is a screenwriter with the most prominent portion of his career being from 1916 to 1966. Rex was born in 1889 in Iowa, United States.

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Other Inspirations for the Name Rex

Rex 84
Rex Bus
Rex Day Spa
Rex Grossman
Rex Lee
Rex Parker
Rex Chapman
Rex Smith

Alternative Meanings

R is for reasonable, your understanding way.

E is for electric, a sparkling trait!

X is for x, the mysterious side of you!

Your name in reverse order is "Xer". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Erx". 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 Rex born Mar 19, 1999

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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 Philippines approximately on 1425. Your profession was builder of houses, temples, and cathedrals.

As a ruthless character, you carefully weighed your decisions in critical situations, with excellent self-control and strong will. Generally liked, but not always loved. Your lesson - to combat violence and disharmony in our world, to understand its roots and origins. All global problems have similar origins.

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