< 1k
in the U.S.
since 1880


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

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

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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 2008 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Rocket" is not a popular baby boy's name in Texas. Imagine that, only 5 babies in Texas have the same name as you in 2008. Across the entire United States a total of only 18 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 west? 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.


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 refreshing, the sparkling you.

O is for ornate, nothing plain here!

C is for caress, a loving touch for your loved ones.

K is for kid, the child within.

E is for easy going, no ruffles here.

T is for teacher, you truly are.

Your name in reverse order is "Tekcor". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Oktrce". 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 Oct 8, 1931

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 Northern New Zealand approximately on 375. Your profession was artist, magician, and fortune teller.

Your psychological profile shows you had a natural talent of psychologist and knew how to use the opportunities. Cold-blooded and calm in any situation. Your problem - to learn to love and to trust the Universe. You are bound to think, study, reflect and develop inner wisdom.

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