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Sierra

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born Ranking
1940 32 32 0
1941 24 24 0
1942 13 13 0
1943 19 19 0
1944 15 15 0
1945 14 14 0
1946 11 11 0
1947 5 5 0
1948 11 11 0
1950 5 5 0
1952 5 5 0
1954 8 8 0
1955 8 8 0
1956 8 8 0
1957 7 7 0
1958 7 7 0
1959 6 6 0
1961 8 8 0
1962 7 7 0
1963 12 12 0
1964 9 9 0
1965 7 7 0
1966 7 7 0
1967 16 16 0
1968 5 5 0
1969 11 11 0
1970 23 23 0
1971 24 24 0
1972 24 24 0
1973 41 41 0
1974 57 57 0
1975 81 76 5
1976 96 91 5
1977 144 134 10
1978 174 159 15
1979 159 159 0
1980 184 184 0
1981 195 187 8
1982 210 210 0
1983 200 193 7
1984 235 230 5
1985 1,208 1,200 8
1986 1,619 1,611 8
1987 1,628 1,620 8
1988 1,561 1,551 10
1989 1,876 1,863 13
1990 2,179 2,168 11
1991 2,312 2,302 10
1992 2,620 2,612 8
1993 3,480 3,472 8 #91 girl name
1994 4,870 4,852 18 #71 girl name
1995 5,504 5,494 10 #60 girl name
1996 5,500 5,488 12 #62 girl name
1997 5,698 5,688 10 #56 girl name
1998 5,852 5,840 12 #51 girl name
1999 5,721 5,712 9 #49 girl name
2000 5,529 5,521 8 #53 girl name
2001 5,244 5,237 7 #55 girl name
2002 4,808 4,801 7 #62 girl name
2003 4,249 4,238 11 #73 girl name
2004 3,534 3,518 16 #92 girl name
2005 3,051 3,046 5
2006 2,462 2,457 5
2007 2,109 2,109 0
2008 1,900 1,900 0
2009 1,669 1,669 0
2010 1,446 1,446 0
2011 1,146 1,146 0
2012 1,161 1,161 0
2013 937 937 0
2014 939 939 0
2015 778 778 0

Want to know about the popularity of the Sierra baby name? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 94,717 babies born with the name Sierra in the United States. That's more than enough Sierras to occupy the country of Seychelles with an estimated population of 90,945 (as of August 26, 2010). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1940 when it was given to 32 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Sierra" was in 1998 with a total of 5,840 babies. (That's a lot of baby Sierras)

According to the 1998 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Sierra" ranks #70 in popularity as a baby girl's name in Minnesota. Imagine that, 88 babies in Minnesota have the same name as you in 1998. Across the entire United States a total of 5,852 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 Sierra popular?

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

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

Origin and Meaning of Sierra

The name "Sierra" is of Spanish origin, and it means "Mountain". It's a name commonly given to girls.

Sierra Boggess

Sierra Boggess is an actress and singer with the most prominent portion of her career being from 2 to present. Sierra was born in 1982 in Denver, Colorado, U.S.

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Other Inspirations for the Name Sierra

Sierra Club
Sierra Nevada
Sierra Nevada Beer
Sierra Nevada Corporation
Sierra Trading Post
Sierra Club Jobs
Sierra Leone
Sierra Mcclain
Sierra Mccormick

Alternative Meanings

S is for sensitive, another side shows.

I is for inspire, others seek your guidance.

E is for exotic, no lack of spirit here!

R is for romp, you know how to have fun!

R is for rational, the way you think.

A is for able, for you surely are.

Your name in reverse order is "Arreis". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Irsear". 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 Sierra born Dec 11, 1995

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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 1200. Your profession was seaman, cook, and carpenter.

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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