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Popularity
10k
in the U.S.
since 1880

Trace

  • Gender: Boy
  • Origin: English
  • Meaning: From Tracy, France
  • #2321 All Time
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95k Tracey (English)

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1956 17 0 17
1957 17 0 17
1958 20 0 20
1959 27 5 22
1960 35 7 28
1961 35 10 25
1962 52 19 33
1963 58 12 46
1964 30 7 23
1965 86 14 72
1966 77 13 64
1967 61 14 47
1968 50 16 34
1969 45 12 33
1970 65 25 40
1971 55 13 42
1972 49 16 33
1973 31 7 24
1974 22 7 15
1975 33 12 21
1976 36 14 22
1977 20 0 20
1978 30 6 24
1979 23 5 18
1980 19 0 19
1981 28 7 21
1982 32 5 27
1983 27 8 19
1984 35 7 28
1985 101 10 91
1986 67 9 58
1987 52 5 47
1988 58 0 58
1989 102 6 96
1990 116 0 116
1991 144 5 139
1992 132 5 127
1993 158 0 158
1994 171 0 171
1995 161 0 161
1996 213 11 202
1997 428 7 421
1998 530 6 524
1999 397 8 389
2000 384 0 384
2001 369 0 369
2002 437 0 437
2003 501 5 496
2004 447 0 447
2005 445 0 445
2006 470 0 470
2007 437 0 437
2008 533 0 533
2009 504 0 504
2010 493 0 493
2011 436 0 436
2012 377 0 377
2013 380 0 380
2014 312 5 307

Want to know about the populiarty of Trace? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 10,470 babies born with the name Trace in the United States. That's more than enough Traces to occupy the country of Tuvalu with an estimated population of 10,000 (as of July 1, 2012). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1956 when it was given to 17 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Trace" was in 2008 with a total of 533 babies.

According to the 2014 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Trace" is not a popular baby boy's name in North Dakota. Imagine that, only 7 babies in North Dakota have the same name as you in 2014. Across the entire United States a total of only 312 babies also bear the same first name during the same year.

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Where is the name Trace popular?

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

Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

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

English

Origin and Meaning of Trace

The name "Trace" is of English origin, and it means "From Tracy, France". It's a name commonly given to both boys and girls.

Trace Adkins

Trace Adkins is a singer, music artist, actor (film and television) specializing in country, country rock, and blues rock music with the most prominent portion of his career being from 1995 to present. Trace was born in 1962 as Tracy Darrell Adkins in Sarepta, Louisiana, United States.

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Tracey Ullman

Tracey Ullman is a comedian with the most prominent portion of her career being from 1980 to present. Tracey was born in 1959 as Trace Ullman in Slough, Berkshire, England.

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Alternative Meanings

T is for teacher, you truly are.

R is for rely, everyone's trustworthy friend.

A is for able, for you surely are.

C is for calm, a pleasant trait.

E is for exquisite, who could argue?

Your name in reverse order is "Ecart". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Rceta". 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 Trace born Oct 15, 1996

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 Australia approximately on 1750. Your profession was sailor and shoemaker.

As an inquisitive and inventive person, you liked to get to the very bottom of things and to rummage in books. Talent for drama, natural born actor. There is the invisible connection between material and spiritual world. Your lesson - to search, to find and to use this bridge.

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