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Veronica

  • Gender: Girl
  • Origin: Greek
  • Meaning: Bringing Victory
  • #337 All Time
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1k Veronique (French)

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born Ranking
1880 14 14 0
1881 15 15 0
1882 24 24 0
1883 29 29 0
1884 28 28 0
1885 34 34 0
1886 26 26 0
1887 35 35 0
1888 59 59 0
1889 60 60 0
1890 82 82 0
1891 85 85 0
1892 112 112 0
1893 102 102 0
1894 113 113 0
1895 153 153 0
1896 145 145 0
1897 155 155 0
1898 216 216 0
1899 182 182 0
1900 218 218 0
1901 199 199 0
1902 217 217 0
1903 175 175 0
1904 203 203 0
1905 217 217 0
1906 216 216 0
1907 257 257 0
1908 286 286 0
1909 270 270 0
1910 314 314 0
1911 353 353 0
1912 552 552 0
1913 615 615 0
1914 767 767 0
1915 914 914 0
1916 981 976 5
1917 1,038 1,038 0
1918 1,122 1,117 5
1919 1,047 1,047 0
1920 1,039 1,039 0
1921 1,074 1,074 0
1922 1,028 1,028 0
1923 945 945 0
1924 954 954 0
1925 826 826 0
1926 781 781 0
1927 778 778 0
1928 695 695 0
1929 602 602 0
1930 638 638 0
1931 578 578 0
1932 563 563 0
1933 448 448 0
1934 453 453 0
1935 458 458 0
1936 418 418 0
1937 534 534 0
1938 543 543 0
1939 513 513 0
1940 566 566 0
1941 837 837 0
1942 1,260 1,253 7
1943 1,240 1,240 0
1944 1,137 1,137 0
1945 1,034 1,034 0
1946 1,206 1,206 0
1947 1,354 1,354 0
1948 1,483 1,478 5
1949 1,423 1,423 0
1950 1,388 1,388 0
1951 1,471 1,471 0
1952 1,572 1,572 0
1953 1,618 1,613 5
1954 1,641 1,641 0
1955 1,715 1,715 0
1956 1,826 1,817 9
1957 1,946 1,941 5
1958 2,167 2,167 0
1959 2,299 2,291 8
1960 2,436 2,429 7
1961 2,737 2,728 9
1962 3,003 2,995 8
1963 3,024 3,014 10
1964 3,071 3,058 13
1965 3,082 3,075 7
1966 3,105 3,089 16
1967 3,182 3,175 7
1968 3,019 3,010 9
1969 3,457 3,447 10
1970 3,512 3,491 21
1971 3,442 3,427 15
1972 3,581 3,565 16 #82 girl name
1973 4,178 4,152 26 #71 girl name
1974 4,247 4,227 20 #71 girl name
1975 4,094 4,059 35 #72 girl name
1976 4,046 4,022 24 #68 girl name
1977 3,885 3,856 29 #73 girl name
1978 3,963 3,937 26 #73 girl name
1979 4,100 4,063 37 #76 girl name
1980 4,408 4,379 29 #70 girl name
1981 4,345 4,314 31 #68 girl name
1982 4,174 4,146 28 #69 girl name
1983 4,095 4,069 26 #68 girl name
1984 4,042 4,008 34 #70 girl name
1985 3,919 3,875 44 #72 girl name
1986 3,615 3,575 40 #77 girl name
1987 3,630 3,616 14 #80 girl name
1988 3,545 3,525 20 #83 girl name
1989 3,759 3,711 48 #85 girl name
1990 3,604 3,588 16 #96 girl name
1991 3,467 3,440 27 #100 girl name
1992 3,453 3,440 13 #95 girl name
1993 3,106 3,093 13
1994 2,951 2,941 10
1995 2,609 2,599 10
1996 2,749 2,744 5
1997 2,543 2,543 0
1998 2,636 2,631 5
1999 2,834 2,829 5
2000 2,355 2,355 0
2001 2,085 2,085 0
2002 1,911 1,906 5
2003 1,834 1,834 0
2004 1,773 1,767 6
2005 1,678 1,678 0
2006 1,628 1,623 5
2007 1,483 1,476 7
2008 1,326 1,326 0
2009 1,169 1,169 0
2010 1,104 1,104 0
2011 1,113 1,113 0
2012 1,017 1,017 0
2013 954 954 0
2014 864 864 0

Want to know about the populiarty of Veronica? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 215,623 babies born with the name Veronica in the United States. That's more than enough Veronicas to occupy the country of Samoa with an estimated population of 186,340 (as of November 7, 2011). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given to 14 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Veronica" was in 1980 with a total of 4,379 babies. (That's a lot of baby Veronicas)

According to the 1974 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Veronica" ranks #65 in popularity as a baby girl's name in Illinois. Imagine that, 223 babies in Illinois have the same name as you in 1974. Across the entire United States a total of 4,247 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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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

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

Greek

Origin and Meaning of Veronica

The name "Veronica" is of Greek origin, and it means "Bringing Victory". It's a name commonly given to girls.

Verónica Castro

Verónica Castro is an actress, singer, producer, and former model with the most prominent portion of their career being from 1964 to present. Verónica was born in 1952 as Veronica Judith Saenz Castro Alba in Mexico City, D. F., Mexico.

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Veronica Lake

Veronica Lake is an actress with the most prominent portion of her career being from 1939 to 1954. Veronica was born in 1919 as Constance Frances Marie Ockelman in Brooklyn, New York City, New York, U.S.

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Veronica Cartwright

Veronica Cartwright is an actress with the most prominent portion of her career being from 1958 to present. Veronica was born in 1950 as Veronica A. Cartwright in Bristol, England, U.K.

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Veronica Belmont

Veronica was born in 1982 in Hartford, CT.

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Veronica Vanoza

Veronica was born in 1982.

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Veronica Hamel

Veronica Hamel is an actress. Veronica was born in 1943 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S.

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Alternative Meanings

V is for virtue, a trait you hold dear.

E is for enchant, for enchant you will.

R is for rational, the way you think.

O is for ornate, nothing plain here!

N is for nice, need I say more?

I is for intense, your zest of living.

C is for compassion, your finest side.

A is for acquaintance, the many friends you know.

Your name in reverse order is "Acinorev". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Eroainvc". 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 Veronica born Jun 23, 1994

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 Southern Australia approximately on 1125. Your profession was digger and undertaker.

You were a person with huge energy, good in planning and supervising. If you were just a garbage-man, you were chief garbage-man. You are bound to learn to understand other people and to meet all life difficulties with joyful heart. You should help others, bringing them spirit of joy.

Name poster for Veronica

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