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Webster

  • Gender: Boy
  • Origin: English
  • Meaning: Weaver
  • #3994 All Time
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How popular is the baby name Webster in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1880 13 0 13
1881 5 0 5
1882 17 0 17
1883 20 0 20
1884 16 0 16
1885 14 0 14
1886 17 0 17
1887 11 0 11
1888 19 0 19
1889 16 0 16
1890 22 0 22
1891 11 0 11
1892 12 0 12
1893 13 0 13
1894 20 0 20
1895 16 0 16
1896 15 0 15
1897 10 0 10
1898 22 0 22
1899 12 0 12
1900 23 0 23
1901 14 0 14
1902 20 0 20
1903 15 0 15
1904 14 0 14
1905 18 0 18
1906 26 0 26
1907 23 0 23
1908 24 0 24
1909 16 0 16
1910 19 0 19
1911 31 0 31
1912 49 0 49
1913 56 0 56
1914 72 0 72
1915 101 0 101
1916 100 0 100
1917 77 0 77
1918 85 0 85
1919 87 0 87
1920 85 0 85
1921 70 0 70
1922 89 0 89
1923 85 0 85
1924 86 0 86
1925 80 0 80
1926 68 0 68
1927 57 0 57
1928 69 0 69
1929 57 0 57
1930 49 0 49
1931 57 0 57
1932 53 0 53
1933 55 0 55
1934 57 0 57
1935 49 0 49
1936 46 0 46
1937 51 0 51
1938 49 0 49
1939 42 0 42
1940 38 0 38
1941 51 0 51
1942 37 0 37
1943 39 0 39
1944 55 0 55
1945 35 0 35
1946 54 0 54
1947 51 0 51
1948 42 0 42
1949 55 0 55
1950 45 0 45
1951 47 0 47
1952 43 0 43
1953 48 0 48
1954 44 0 44
1955 39 0 39
1956 51 0 51
1957 45 0 45
1958 45 0 45
1959 34 0 34
1960 35 0 35
1961 20 0 20
1962 34 0 34
1963 31 0 31
1964 38 0 38
1965 20 0 20
1966 22 0 22
1967 21 0 21
1968 22 0 22
1969 26 0 26
1970 16 0 16
1971 22 0 22
1972 20 0 20
1973 24 0 24
1974 17 0 17
1975 18 0 18
1976 17 0 17
1977 18 0 18
1978 22 0 22
1979 13 0 13
1980 13 0 13
1981 27 0 27
1982 11 0 11
1983 23 0 23
1984 54 0 54
1985 31 0 31
1986 26 0 26
1987 24 0 24
1988 26 0 26
1989 23 0 23
1990 18 0 18
1991 19 0 19
1992 14 0 14
1993 17 0 17
1994 21 0 21
1995 9 0 9
1996 8 0 8
1997 17 0 17
1998 13 0 13
1999 15 0 15
2000 16 0 16
2001 8 0 8
2002 16 0 16
2003 5 0 5
2004 14 0 14
2005 5 0 5
2006 8 0 8
2007 7 0 7
2008 10 0 10
2009 5 0 5
2010 8 0 8
2011 9 0 9
2012 10 0 10
2013 12 0 12
2014 13 0 13
2015 6 0 6

Want to know about the popularity of the Webster baby name? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 4,340 babies born with the name Webster in the United States. That's more than enough Websters to occupy the territory of Saint Helena, Ascension and Tristan da Cunha (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 4,000 (as of July 1, 2012). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given to 13 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Webster" was in 1915 with a total of 101 babies.

According to the 1917 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Webster" is not a popular baby boy's name in Maryland. Imagine that, only 5 babies in Maryland have the same name as you in 1917. Across the entire United States a total of only 77 babies also bear the same first name during the same year.

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Where is the name Webster popular?

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

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

Origin and Meaning of Webster

The name "Webster" is of English origin, and it means "Weaver". It's a name commonly given to boys.

Webbie

Webbie is a rapper, actor, and entrepreneur with the most prominent portion of his career being from 2 to present. Webbie was born in 1985 as Webster Gradney, Jr. in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, United States.

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Other Inspirations for the Name Webster

Webster Bank
Webster University
Webster University Dc
Webster Connections
Webster Springs Wv
Webster Technique
Webster Tv Show
Webster Dictionary
Webster House Dc
Webster Hall

Alternative Meanings

W is for wonder, the child in us all.

E is for exquisite, who could argue?

B is for beauty, that comes from within.

S is for sensible, the practical side.

T is for tried, tried and true you.

E is for exotic, no lack of spirit here!

R is for rely, everyone's trustworthy friend.

Your name in reverse order is "Retsbew". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Ebreswt". 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 Webster born Mar 22, 1931

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 Northern China approximately on 1000. Your profession was builder of roads, bridges, and docks.

You were a revolutionary type. You inspired changes in any sphere - politics, business, religion, housekeeping. You could have been a leader. 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.

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