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3k
in the U.S.
since 1880

Urban

  • Gender: Boy
  • Origin: Latin
  • Meaning: From the City
  • #5016 All Time
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< 1k Urbain (French)
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How popular is the name "Urban" in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1880 10 0 10
1881 5 0 5
1882 5 0 5
1883 7 0 7
1884 6 0 6
1886 11 0 11
1887 6 0 6
1888 10 0 10
1889 10 0 10
1890 7 0 7
1892 6 0 6
1893 12 0 12
1894 20 0 20
1895 7 0 7
1896 9 0 9
1897 17 0 17
1898 12 0 12
1899 12 0 12
1900 10 0 10
1901 11 0 11
1902 13 0 13
1903 10 0 10
1904 14 0 14
1905 5 0 5
1906 6 0 6
1907 7 0 7
1908 11 0 11
1909 16 0 16
1910 13 0 13
1911 13 0 13
1912 39 0 39
1913 44 0 44
1914 64 0 64
1915 67 0 67
1916 92 0 92
1917 89 0 89
1918 87 0 87
1919 90 0 90
1920 88 0 88
1921 91 0 91
1922 73 0 73
1923 101 0 101
1924 104 0 104
1925 88 0 88
1926 54 0 54
1927 61 0 61
1928 66 0 66
1929 56 0 56
1930 52 0 52
1931 60 0 60
1932 38 0 38
1933 39 0 39
1934 34 0 34
1935 40 0 40
1936 31 0 31
1937 30 0 30
1938 28 0 28
1939 33 0 33
1940 23 0 23
1941 34 0 34
1942 27 0 27
1943 28 0 28
1944 16 0 16
1945 19 0 19
1946 19 0 19
1947 26 0 26
1948 27 0 27
1949 20 0 20
1950 13 0 13
1951 29 0 29
1952 16 0 16
1953 18 0 18
1954 12 0 12
1955 25 0 25
1956 13 0 13
1957 19 0 19
1958 25 0 25
1959 21 0 21
1960 23 0 23
1961 24 0 24
1962 10 0 10
1963 19 0 19
1964 16 0 16
1965 6 0 6
1966 11 0 11
1968 9 0 9
1969 6 0 6
1970 12 0 12
1971 9 0 9
1973 5 0 5
1976 6 0 6
1979 6 0 6
1980 9 0 9
1981 5 0 5
1982 6 0 6
1985 5 0 5
1986 9 0 9
1987 6 0 6
1988 10 0 10
1990 6 0 6
1991 6 0 6
1993 7 0 7
1994 8 0 8
1996 7 0 7
1998 5 0 5
2000 6 0 6
2001 6 0 6
2003 5 0 5
2004 6 0 6
2005 9 0 9
2006 11 0 11
2007 20 0 20
2008 21 0 21
2009 24 0 24
2010 30 0 30
2011 33 0 33
2012 33 0 33
2013 22 0 22
2014 24 0 24

Want to know about the populiarty of Urban? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 2,971 babies born with the name Urban in the United States. That's more than enough Urbans to occupy the territory of Svalbard and Jan Mayen (Norway) with an estimated population of 2,495 (as of March 1, 2010). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given to 10 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Urban" was in 1924 with a total of 104 babies.

According to the 1924 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Urban" is not a popular baby boy's name in Ohio. Imagine that, only 8 babies in Ohio have the same name as you in 1924. Across the entire United States a total of only 104 babies also bear the same first name during the same year.

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Where is the name Urban popular?

The map shows the relative popularity of the name Urban 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 "Urban" mean? The list below shows the origins of Urban as well as things modernly associated with the name Urban such as celebrities named Urban.

Latin

Origin and Meaning of Urban

The name "Urban" is of Latin origin, and it means "From the City". It's a name commonly given to both boys and girls.

Alternative Meanings

U is for uncanny, the way you know what to do.

R is for rely, everyone's trustworthy friend.

B is for bewitch, your charm is undeniable.

A is for altruism, the unselfish you.

N is for name, a pleasant one indeed.

Your name in reverse order is "Nabru". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Banru". 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 Urban born Sep 4, 1989

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 France approximately on 1475. Your profession was artist, magician, and fortune teller.

Psychologically, you had a Bohemian personality - mysterious, highly gifted, capable of understanding ancient books. Magical abilities, could be a servant of dark forces. 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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