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Wanda

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born Ranking
1880 11 11 0
1881 6 6 0
1882 10 10 0
1883 5 5 0
1884 11 11 0
1885 12 12 0
1886 12 12 0
1887 29 29 0
1888 22 22 0
1889 25 25 0
1890 37 37 0
1891 47 47 0
1892 37 37 0
1893 59 59 0
1894 52 52 0
1895 62 62 0
1896 58 58 0
1897 83 83 0
1898 106 106 0
1899 85 85 0
1900 94 94 0
1901 81 81 0
1902 106 106 0
1903 134 134 0
1904 116 116 0
1905 125 125 0
1906 173 173 0
1907 200 200 0
1908 226 226 0
1909 272 272 0
1910 308 308 0
1911 380 380 0
1912 545 545 0
1913 687 687 0
1914 881 881 0
1915 1,233 1,233 0
1916 1,505 1,505 0
1917 1,551 1,545 6
1918 1,834 1,827 7
1919 1,824 1,824 0
1920 2,198 2,198 0
1921 2,746 2,737 9
1922 2,992 2,985 7 #92 girl name
1923 3,412 3,406 6 #80 girl name
1924 3,743 3,734 9 #74 girl name
1925 3,813 3,805 8 #72 girl name
1926 4,138 4,125 13 #66 girl name
1927 4,323 4,304 19 #66 girl name
1928 4,330 4,315 15 #63 girl name
1929 4,420 4,397 23 #61 girl name
1930 4,537 4,522 15 #56 girl name
1931 4,418 4,394 24 #54 girl name
1932 4,278 4,260 18 #52 girl name
1933 4,286 4,267 19 #48 girl name
1934 4,397 4,370 27 #47 girl name
1935 4,120 4,103 17 #49 girl name
1936 3,890 3,880 10 #56 girl name
1937 4,216 4,200 16 #55 girl name
1938 4,534 4,512 22 #49 girl name
1939 4,576 4,559 17 #50 girl name
1940 4,734 4,709 25 #52 girl name
1941 4,756 4,735 21 #53 girl name
1942 4,812 4,790 22 #54 girl name
1943 4,724 4,704 20 #56 girl name
1944 4,451 4,429 22 #58 girl name
1945 4,310 4,293 17 #58 girl name
1946 5,251 5,236 15 #58 girl name
1947 5,655 5,650 5 #66 girl name
1948 5,935 5,920 15 #57 girl name
1949 6,317 6,305 12 #56 girl name
1950 6,950 6,933 17 #52 girl name
1951 7,243 7,230 13 #52 girl name
1952 7,184 7,165 19 #54 girl name
1953 7,212 7,195 17 #57 girl name
1954 7,474 7,451 23 #58 girl name
1955 7,425 7,413 12 #61 girl name
1956 7,576 7,554 22 #61 girl name
1957 7,723 7,701 22 #59 girl name
1958 6,911 6,889 22 #66 girl name
1959 6,930 6,909 21 #65 girl name
1960 6,701 6,676 25 #66 girl name
1961 6,492 6,460 32 #70 girl name
1962 6,027 6,006 21 #77 girl name
1963 5,624 5,589 35 #76 girl name
1964 5,190 5,167 23 #81 girl name
1965 4,667 4,652 15 #81 girl name
1966 4,117 4,094 23 #84 girl name
1967 3,491 3,473 18 #100 girl name
1968 2,986 2,963 23
1969 2,701 2,686 15
1970 2,726 2,718 8
1971 2,375 2,366 9
1972 1,784 1,776 8
1973 1,419 1,412 7
1974 1,217 1,210 7
1975 1,058 1,058 0
1976 855 855 0
1977 735 728 7
1978 588 588 0
1979 575 575 0
1980 482 482 0
1981 457 457 0
1982 340 335 5
1983 326 319 7
1984 297 292 5
1985 234 234 0
1986 187 182 5
1987 223 218 5
1988 175 175 0
1989 179 179 0
1990 191 191 0
1991 173 173 0
1992 122 122 0
1993 133 133 0
1994 97 97 0
1995 91 91 0
1996 79 79 0
1997 59 59 0
1998 71 71 0
1999 79 79 0
2000 61 61 0
2001 56 56 0
2002 64 64 0
2003 69 69 0
2004 36 36 0
2005 48 48 0
2006 30 30 0
2007 30 30 0
2008 38 38 0
2009 42 42 0
2010 18 18 0
2011 24 24 0
2012 28 28 0
2013 30 30 0
2014 22 22 0
2015 24 24 0

Want to know about the popularity of the Wanda baby name? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 281,927 babies born with the name Wanda in the United States. That's more than enough Wandas to occupy the territory of French Polynesia (France) with an estimated population of 277,000 (as of July 1, 2012). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given to 11 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Wanda" was in 1957 with a total of 7,701 babies. (That's a lot of baby Wandas)

According to the 1937 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Wanda" ranks #100 in popularity as a baby girl's name in Washington. Imagine that, 26 babies in Washington have the same name as you in 1937. Across the entire United States a total of 4,216 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 "Wanda" mean? The list below shows the origins of Wanda as well as things modernly associated with the name Wanda such as celebrities named Wanda.

Polish

Origin and Meaning of Wanda

The name "Wanda" is of Polish origin, and it means "A slender, young tree". It's a name commonly given to girls.

Wanda Sykes

Wanda Sykes is an actress, comedienne, and writer with the most prominent portion of her career being from 1987 to present. Wanda was born in 1964 in Portsmouth, Virginia, U.S.

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Wanda De Jesus

Wanda was born in 1960 in Manhattan, New York, U.S.

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Wanda Acuna

Wanda was born in 1966.

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Wanda Shirk

Wanda Shirk is a television survivor. Wanda was born in 1949.

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Other Inspirations for the Name Wanda

Wanda Alston House
Wanda Maximoff
Wanda Hutchins
Wanda Jackson
Wanda Miller
Wanda Pratt

Alternative Meanings

W is for wanderlust, travel is near!

A is for acquaintance, the many friends you know.

N is for nice, need I say more?

D is for dashing, the romantic you!

A is for activities, for you have many.

Your name in reverse order is "Adnaw". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Awadn". 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 Wanda born Nov 11, 1983

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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 Poland approximately on 1075. Your profession was shepherd, horseman, and forester.

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 solve problems regarding pollution of environment, recycling, misuse of raw materials, elimination of radioactivity by all means including psychological methods.

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