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< 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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YearTotal Babies BornGirls BornBoys Born
2001606
2005505
2006707
200711011
200818018
200910010
201012012
201118018
201214014
201316016
201420713

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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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 midwest? 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 realist, the way you are.

O is for orderly, a lifelong passion.

C is for confident, no doubts here!

K is for keepsake, you treasure your memories.

E is for excite, your spirit is catching!

T is for touching, the way you show you are.

Your name in reverse order is "Tekcor". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Ktrcoe". 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 Aug 18, 1965

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 Western Africa approximately on 1725. Your profession was dancer, singer, and actor.

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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