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Popularity
3k
in the U.S.
since 1880

Urban

  • Gender: Boy
  • Origin: Latin
  • Meaning: From the City
  • #5016 All Time
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< 1k Urbano (Spanish)
< 1k Urbain (French)
< 1k Urbana (Italian)

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



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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 first appeared 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 1915 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Urban" is not a popular baby boy's name in Indiana. Imagine that, only 8 babies in Indiana have the same name as you in 1915. Across the entire United States a total of only 67 babies also bear the same first name during the same year.

What does the name "Urban" mean?

Urban (Latin): From the City

The name "Urban" is of Latin origin and it means "From the City". It's a name commonly given to both boys and girls. There are 3 other names that are similar to this one.

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

R is for rational, the way you think.

B is for bygone, never forgetting golden memories.

A is for activities, for you have many.

N is for neatness, your orderly way.

Your name in reverse order is "Nabru". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Aubnr". 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.

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 west? Search for the name to check your answer!

Past life for Urban born Apr 25, 1987

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 Yugoslavia approximately on 1650. Your profession was warrior, hunter, fisherman, and executor of sacrifices.

You were sane, practical person, materialist with no spiritual consciousness. Your simple wisdom helped the weak and the poor. 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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