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Aspen

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1973 8 8 0
1974 6 6 0
1975 18 18 0
1976 24 24 0
1977 24 24 0
1978 20 20 0
1979 35 35 0
1980 24 24 0
1981 40 40 0
1982 63 63 0
1983 56 56 0
1984 47 47 0
1985 43 43 0
1986 43 43 0
1987 47 47 0
1988 43 43 0
1989 60 60 0
1990 75 67 8
1991 113 101 12
1992 137 128 9
1993 223 187 36
1994 327 294 33
1995 372 322 50
1996 395 357 38
1997 440 396 44
1998 445 409 36
1999 511 473 38
2000 500 455 45
2001 502 467 35
2002 519 482 37
2003 528 493 35
2004 563 516 47
2005 571 525 46
2006 562 510 52
2007 541 492 49
2008 478 428 50
2009 564 509 55
2010 542 487 55
2011 618 561 57
2012 660 603 57
2013 679 615 64
2014 912 820 92
2015 960 873 87

Fun Facts about the name Aspen

  • How many people with the first name Aspen have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 13,338 babies born with the first name Aspen in the United States. That's more than enough people named Aspen to occupy the territory of Wallis and Futuna (France) with an estimated population of 13,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Aspen? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1973 when it was given as a first name to 8 new born babies.
  • When was Aspen first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Aspen is Monday, May 4th, 1874.
  • What year had the most people named Aspen born? The highest recorded use of the first name Aspen was in 2015 with a total of 873 babies.
  • Random Aspen Factoid: According to the 2015 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Aspen ranks 55th in popularity as a baby girl's name in Utah. Imagine that, 63 babies in Utah have the same name as you in 2015.
  • Weird things about the name Aspen: Your name in reverse order is Nepsa. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Npaes. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Aspen? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 367 people with the last name Aspen.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Aspen? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Aspen as their last name since less than 1 person in 833k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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Popularity of Aspen as a first name

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Popularity of Aspen as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Aspen U.S.
  White 90.46% 64.26%
  African American 1.63% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 3.27% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 3.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 0.00% 16.26%

Of Last Name Aspen

People with the last name Aspen are most frequently White

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

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

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Origin and Meaning of Aspen

The name "Aspen" is of American origin, and it means "Quaking Tree". It's a name commonly given to both boys and girls.

Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
noun
One of several species of poplar bearing this name, especially the Populus tremula, so called from the trembling of its leaves, which move with the slightest impulse of the air.

Etymology: AS. æsp æps; akin to OHG. aspa, Icel. ösp, Dan. æsp, Sw. asp, D. esp, G. espe äspe aspe; cf. Lettish apsa, Lith. apuszis

adjective Asp"en
Of or pertaining to the aspen, or resembling it; made of aspen wood.
Other Dictionary Sources
  1. Any of several trees of the genus Populus having leaves on flattened stalks so that they flutter in the lightest wind
  1. A ski-resort town in Colorado.
  2. A small community in Guysborough County, Nova Scotia.
  3. A female given name of modern usage, denominated for the aspen tree.

Notable Persons With the Name Aspen

Aspen Vincent

Aspen Vincent is a rock music and pop music singing and voice acting. Aspen was given the name Aspen Miller .

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Aspen Matthews

Aspen Matthews is a comics character.

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Aspen Mays

Aspen Mays is an influential person. Aspen was born in 1980.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Aspen

Jennifer Aspen

Jennifer Aspen is an actress. Her career lasted from 1995 to 1995. Jennifer was born on October 9th, 1973 in Richmond, Virginia, U.S.

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Marvin E. Aspen

Marvin E. Aspen is a united states federal judge. Marvin was born in 1934 in Chicago.

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Lorentz Aspen

Lorentz Aspen is a musician. Lorentz was born on April 23rd, 1978.

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Dean Aspen

Dean Aspen is an actor and entrepreneur.

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Al Aspen

Al Aspen was an influential individual. Al was born on June 5th, 1893. He left this life in 1956.

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Mike Aspen

Mike Aspen is a sports team member for the Clitheroe F.C.

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What does the name Aspen mean?

Ais for altruism, the unselfish you.

Sis for serious, not always joking.

Pis for pride, strong and alive!

Eis for enchant, for enchant you will.

Nis for number one, make sure to take care of yourself above all others

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