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Popularity
< 1k
in the U.S.
since 1880

Rocket

  • Gender: Neutral
  • Origin: English
  • Meaning: Jet-propelled Tube
  • #30556 All Time
Girls
Boys

How popular is the name "Rocket" in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
2001 6 0 6
2005 5 0 5
2006 7 0 7
2007 11 0 11
2008 18 0 18
2009 10 0 10
2010 12 0 12
2011 18 0 18
2012 14 0 14
2013 16 0 16
2014 20 7 13

Want to know about the populiarty of Rocket? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 137 babies born with the name Rocket in the United States. That's more than enough Rockets to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 2001 when it was given to 6 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Rocket" was in 2008 with a total of 18 babies.

According to the 2009 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Rocket" is not a popular baby boy's name in California. Imagine that, only 5 babies in California have the same name as you in 2009. Across the entire United States a total of only 10 babies also bear the same first name during the same year.

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Where is the name Rocket popular?

The map shows the relative popularity of the name Rocket in each of the states since 1950. Can you guess a name that was popular in the south east? Search for the name to check your answer!

Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

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

English

Origin and Meaning of Rocket

The name "Rocket" is of English origin, and it means "Jet-propelled Tube". It's a name commonly given to both boys and girls.

Alternative Meanings

R is for radiant, it's your personality!

O is for old fashioned, you cherish the past.

C is for confident, no doubts here!

K is for kindle, the warmth in others.

E is for elate, you make others happy.

T is for thoughtful, the caring you.

Your name in reverse order is "Tekcor". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Ctoker". 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 Rocket born Feb 22, 1958

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 Southern Australia approximately on 1250. Your profession was shepherd, horseman, and forester.

You were a person with huge energy, good in planning and supervising. If you were just a garbage-man, you were chief garbage-man. You are bound to learn to understand other people and to meet all life difficulties with joyful heart. You should help others, bringing them spirit of joy.

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