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Seth

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How popular is the baby name Seth in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born Ranking
1880 25 0 25
1881 35 0 35
1882 31 0 31
1883 26 0 26
1884 21 0 21
1885 34 0 34
1886 23 0 23
1887 18 0 18
1888 30 0 30
1889 27 0 27
1890 15 0 15
1891 22 0 22
1892 29 0 29
1893 15 0 15
1894 14 0 14
1895 18 0 18
1896 11 0 11
1897 19 0 19
1898 14 0 14
1899 11 0 11
1900 27 0 27
1901 15 0 15
1902 10 0 10
1903 18 0 18
1904 14 0 14
1905 17 0 17
1906 17 0 17
1907 20 0 20
1908 20 0 20
1909 23 0 23
1910 15 0 15
1911 22 0 22
1912 41 0 41
1913 66 0 66
1914 67 0 67
1915 80 0 80
1916 84 0 84
1917 81 0 81
1918 100 0 100
1919 86 0 86
1920 109 0 109
1921 109 0 109
1922 95 0 95
1923 94 0 94
1924 83 0 83
1925 96 0 96
1926 82 0 82
1927 68 0 68
1928 74 0 74
1929 64 0 64
1930 55 0 55
1931 56 0 56
1932 66 0 66
1933 70 0 70
1934 71 0 71
1935 56 0 56
1936 52 0 52
1937 60 0 60
1938 65 0 65
1939 61 0 61
1940 57 0 57
1941 70 0 70
1942 82 0 82
1943 84 0 84
1944 64 0 64
1945 77 0 77
1946 90 0 90
1947 91 0 91
1948 99 0 99
1949 140 0 140
1950 132 0 132
1951 118 0 118
1952 129 0 129
1953 174 0 174
1954 218 0 218
1955 215 0 215
1956 247 0 247
1957 260 0 260
1958 315 0 315
1959 292 0 292
1960 343 0 343
1961 328 0 328
1962 316 0 316
1963 292 0 292
1964 347 0 347
1965 325 0 325
1966 342 0 342
1967 400 5 395
1968 526 0 526
1969 582 0 582
1970 794 0 794
1971 781 0 781
1972 876 7 869
1973 1,138 0 1,138
1974 1,419 8 1,411
1975 1,880 12 1,868
1976 2,109 9 2,100
1977 2,303 16 2,287
1978 2,520 17 2,503
1979 2,856 16 2,840
1980 3,066 16 3,050 #99 boy name
1981 3,170 33 3,137 #95 boy name
1982 2,931 20 2,911
1983 2,870 16 2,854 #98 boy name
1984 2,934 20 2,914 #99 boy name
1985 2,841 19 2,822
1986 2,999 21 2,978 #98 boy name
1987 3,352 14 3,338 #89 boy name
1988 3,509 19 3,490 #90 boy name
1989 3,644 11 3,633 #94 boy name
1990 3,571 11 3,560
1991 3,822 16 3,806 #99 boy name
1992 3,924 13 3,911 #94 boy name
1993 4,074 14 4,060 #93 boy name
1994 4,140 7 4,133 #90 boy name
1995 3,920 8 3,912 #96 boy name
1996 3,900 14 3,886
1997 4,050 8 4,042 #97 boy name
1998 4,591 6 4,585 #87 boy name
1999 6,310 6 6,304 #65 boy name
2000 6,723 8 6,715 #63 boy name
2001 6,231 9 6,222 #68 boy name
2002 5,747 11 5,736 #72 boy name
2003 5,263 8 5,255 #80 boy name
2004 5,213 28 5,185 #80 boy name
2005 4,717 7 4,710 #91 boy name
2006 4,337 12 4,325
2007 3,775 9 3,766
2008 3,283 5 3,278
2009 2,937 0 2,937
2010 2,376 0 2,376
2011 2,091 5 2,086
2012 1,810 0 1,810
2013 1,595 5 1,590
2014 1,504 5 1,499
2015 1,326 0 1,326

Want to know about the popularity of the Seth baby name? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 158,724 babies born with the name Seth in the United States. That's more than enough Seths to occupy the country of Cura with an estimated population of 149,679 (as of March 26, 2011). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given to 25 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Seth" was in 2000 with a total of 6,715 babies. (That's a lot of baby Seths)

According to the 1984 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Seth" ranks #74 in popularity as a baby boy's name in Ohio. Imagine that, 174 babies in Ohio have the same name as you in 1984. Across the entire United States a total of 2,934 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 Seth popular?

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

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

Origin and Meaning of Seth

The name "Seth" is of Hebrew origin, and it means "Appointed". It's a name commonly given to boys.

Seth Rogen

Seth Rogen is an actor, filmmaker, and comedian with the most prominent portion of his career being from 1999 to present. Seth was born in 1982 in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.

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Seth MacFarlane

Seth MacFarlane is a television-series & film-maker, actor, voice actor, and singer with the most prominent portion of his career being from 1995 to present. Seth was born in 1973 as Seth Woodbury MacFarlane in Kent, Connecticut, U.S.

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Seth Green

Seth Green is an actor, writer, producer, and comedian with the most prominent portion of his career being from 1984 to present. Seth was born in 1974 as Seth Benjamin Gesshel-Green in Overbrook Park, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S.

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Seth Meyers

Seth Meyers is a comedian with the most prominent portion of his career being from 2 to present. Seth was born in 1973 as Seth Adam Meyers in Evanston, Illinois, U.S.

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Seth Gabel

Seth Gabel is an actor. Seth was born in 1981 in Hollywood, Florida, U.S.

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Seth Peterson

Seth was born in 1970 in Harlem, New York.

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Other Inspirations for the Name Seth

Seth Curry
Seth Moulton
Seth Rollins
Seth Godin

Alternative Meanings

S is for sweetheart, you really are!

E is for eternal, your spirit will live.

T is for thoughtful, the caring you.

H is for hope, the encouragement you give.

Your name in reverse order is "Htes". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Tseh". How do you pronounce that?

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Past life for Seth born Nov 24, 1961

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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 Wales approximately on 950. Your profession was entertainer, musician, poet, and temple-dancer.

You always liked to travel, to investigate, could have been detective or spy. Your lesson - to conquer jealousy and anger in yourself and then in those, who will select you as their guide. You should understand that these weaknesses are caused by fear and self-regret.

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