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Washington

  • Gender: Boy
  • Origin: English
  • #5609 All Time
Girls
Boys

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1880 24 0 24
1881 20 0 20
1882 23 0 23
1883 20 0 20
1884 29 0 29
1885 21 0 21
1886 21 0 21
1887 12 0 12
1888 26 0 26
1889 19 0 19
1890 16 0 16
1891 14 0 14
1892 17 0 17
1893 13 0 13
1894 15 0 15
1895 19 0 19
1896 14 0 14
1897 19 0 19
1898 19 0 19
1899 16 0 16
1900 28 0 28
1901 19 0 19
1902 14 0 14
1903 7 0 7
1904 19 0 19
1905 14 0 14
1906 10 0 10
1907 18 0 18
1908 7 0 7
1909 8 0 8
1910 26 0 26
1911 18 0 18
1912 27 0 27
1913 26 0 26
1914 44 0 44
1915 48 0 48
1916 37 0 37
1917 45 0 45
1918 46 0 46
1919 54 0 54
1920 51 0 51
1921 60 0 60
1922 38 0 38
1923 37 0 37
1924 46 0 46
1925 34 0 34
1926 46 0 46
1927 42 0 42
1928 30 0 30
1929 31 0 31
1930 29 0 29
1931 21 0 21
1932 31 0 31
1933 31 0 31
1934 21 0 21
1935 26 0 26
1936 23 0 23
1937 23 0 23
1938 23 0 23
1939 21 0 21
1940 23 0 23
1941 23 0 23
1942 16 0 16
1943 25 0 25
1944 24 0 24
1945 24 0 24
1946 22 0 22
1947 36 0 36
1948 22 0 22
1949 26 0 26
1950 20 0 20
1951 18 0 18
1952 16 0 16
1953 18 0 18
1954 15 0 15
1955 11 0 11
1956 16 0 16
1957 22 0 22
1958 18 0 18
1959 11 0 11
1960 12 0 12
1961 11 0 11
1962 9 0 9
1963 16 0 16
1964 14 0 14
1965 14 0 14
1966 15 0 15
1967 9 0 9
1968 12 0 12
1969 7 0 7
1970 18 0 18
1971 10 0 10
1972 11 0 11
1973 9 0 9
1974 15 0 15
1975 14 0 14
1976 10 0 10
1977 13 0 13
1978 6 0 6
1979 15 0 15
1980 11 0 11
1981 16 0 16
1982 10 0 10
1983 8 0 8
1984 5 0 5
1985 9 0 9
1987 7 0 7
1988 7 0 7
1989 8 0 8
1990 15 0 15
1991 16 0 16
1992 7 0 7
1993 12 0 12
1994 9 0 9
1995 12 0 12
1996 9 0 9
1997 9 0 9
1998 9 0 9
1999 6 0 6
2000 5 0 5
2001 11 0 11
2002 5 0 5
2003 8 0 8
2004 15 0 15
2005 8 0 8
2006 8 0 8
2007 5 0 5
2008 12 0 12
2009 7 0 7
2010 9 0 9
2011 15 0 15
2012 13 0 13
2013 12 0 12
2014 13 0 13
2015 11 0 11

Want to know about the popularity of the Washington baby name? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 2,544 babies born with the name Washington in the United States. That's more than enough Washingtons 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 24 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Washington" was in 1921 with a total of 60 babies.

According to the 1941 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Washington" is not a popular baby boy's name in South Carolina. Imagine that, only 5 babies in South Carolina have the same name as you in 1941. Across the entire United States a total of only 23 babies also bear the same first name during the same year.

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Where is the name Washington popular?

The map shows the relative popularity of the name Washington in each of the states since 1950. Can you guess one of the most popular Southwest U.S. Names? Also check out our name lists to see which names are the most popular in each state.

Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

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

Origin and Meaning of Washington

The name "Washington" is of English origin, and it means "From the town of Wassa's peopl". It's a name commonly given to boys.

Other Inspirations for the Name Washington

Washington Capitals
Washington Gas
Washington Monument
Washington Nationals
Washington Nationals Schedule
Washington Redskins
Washington Wizards
Washington Dc
Washington Dc Weather
Washington Post

Alternative Meanings

W is for wonder, the child in us all.

A is for accord, the harmony you spread.

S is for success, in all you will do.

H is for hero, as you appear to many.

I is for impressive, your list of qualities.

N is for noble, your regal bearing.

G is for giggle, a laugh never hurts!

T is for talent, hidden or not.

O is for openness, it's refreshing!

N is for neatness, your orderly way.

Your name in reverse order is "Notgnihsaw". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Nntosaiwhg". 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 Washington born Feb 4, 1951

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 Arctic approximately on 750. Your profession was entertainer, musician, poet, and temple-dancer.

You were sane, practical person, materialist with no spiritual consciousness. Your simple wisdom helped the weak and the poor. You should develop your talent for love, happiness and enthusiasm and to distribute these feelings to all people.

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