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Beatrice

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born Ranking
1880 87 87 0
1881 87 87 0
1882 123 123 0
1883 126 126 0
1884 167 167 0
1885 188 188 0
1886 192 192 0
1887 262 262 0
1888 316 316 0
1889 352 352 0
1890 417 417 0 #99 girl name
1891 485 485 0 #91 girl name
1892 546 541 5 #90 girl name
1893 564 564 0 #85 girl name
1894 684 684 0 #76 girl name
1895 814 814 0 #73 girl name
1896 875 870 5 #70 girl name
1897 942 942 0 #68 girl name
1898 1,122 1,122 0 #60 girl name
1899 1,067 1,061 6 #57 girl name
1900 1,394 1,382 12 #56 girl name
1901 1,183 1,183 0 #53 girl name
1902 1,437 1,429 8 #49 girl name
1903 1,445 1,439 6 #49 girl name
1904 1,549 1,549 0 #45 girl name
1905 1,671 1,661 10 #46 girl name
1906 1,688 1,679 9 #45 girl name
1907 1,858 1,858 0 #44 girl name
1908 2,007 1,997 10 #40 girl name
1909 2,117 2,105 12 #38 girl name
1910 2,472 2,459 13 #36 girl name
1911 2,532 2,522 10 #37 girl name
1912 3,215 3,205 10 #37 girl name
1913 3,580 3,567 13 #37 girl name
1914 4,246 4,232 14 #38 girl name
1915 5,364 5,342 22 #37 girl name
1916 5,603 5,586 17 #38 girl name
1917 5,862 5,838 24 #39 girl name
1918 5,933 5,907 26 #40 girl name
1919 5,867 5,856 11 #41 girl name
1920 5,824 5,803 21 #41 girl name
1921 5,994 5,968 26 #41 girl name
1922 5,504 5,479 25 #43 girl name
1923 5,483 5,463 20 #46 girl name
1924 5,285 5,270 15 #50 girl name
1925 5,015 4,993 22 #50 girl name
1926 4,536 4,516 20 #58 girl name
1927 4,257 4,238 19 #67 girl name
1928 3,949 3,922 27 #70 girl name
1929 3,599 3,571 28 #72 girl name
1930 3,406 3,391 15 #76 girl name
1931 2,869 2,843 26 #85 girl name
1932 2,814 2,788 26 #87 girl name
1933 2,421 2,409 12 #94 girl name
1934 2,425 2,408 17 #99 girl name
1935 2,253 2,241 12
1936 1,968 1,956 12
1937 1,998 1,986 12
1938 1,927 1,911 16
1939 1,797 1,780 17
1940 1,737 1,727 10
1941 1,676 1,666 10
1942 1,786 1,771 15
1943 1,771 1,757 14
1944 1,586 1,578 8
1945 1,358 1,358 0
1946 1,463 1,463 0
1947 1,474 1,466 8
1948 1,433 1,433 0
1949 1,340 1,340 0
1950 1,274 1,269 5
1951 1,282 1,282 0
1952 1,224 1,224 0
1953 1,094 1,094 0
1954 1,083 1,083 0
1955 1,044 1,035 9
1956 1,017 1,008 9
1957 981 981 0
1958 879 879 0
1959 882 882 0
1960 915 909 6
1961 766 766 0
1962 735 735 0
1963 717 717 0
1964 650 650 0
1965 639 639 0
1966 602 602 0
1967 503 503 0
1968 494 494 0
1969 437 437 0
1970 424 424 0
1971 428 428 0
1972 309 309 0
1973 327 327 0
1974 316 316 0
1975 321 321 0
1976 282 282 0
1977 285 285 0
1978 292 292 0
1979 280 280 0
1980 287 287 0
1981 337 337 0
1982 289 289 0
1983 257 257 0
1984 235 235 0
1985 294 294 0
1986 258 258 0
1987 209 209 0
1988 286 286 0
1989 311 303 8
1990 290 290 0
1991 306 306 0
1992 286 286 0
1993 266 266 0
1994 224 224 0
1995 198 198 0
1996 215 215 0
1997 182 182 0
1998 220 220 0
1999 196 196 0
2000 218 218 0
2001 218 218 0
2002 190 190 0
2003 210 210 0
2004 234 234 0
2005 213 213 0
2006 271 271 0
2007 308 308 0
2008 338 338 0
2009 327 327 0
2010 321 321 0
2011 396 396 0
2012 404 404 0
2013 484 484 0
2014 489 489 0
2015 540 540 0

Fun Facts about the name Beatrice

  • How many people with the first name Beatrice have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 190,176 babies born with the first name Beatrice in the United States. That's more than enough people named Beatrice to occupy the country of Samoa with an estimated population of 186,340 (as of November 7, 2011).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Beatrice? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given as a first name to 87 new born babies.
  • When was Beatrice first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Beatrice is Saturday, May 18th, 1811.
  • What year had the most people named Beatrice born? The highest recorded use of the first name Beatrice was in 1921 with a total of 5,968 babies. That's a lot of babies named Beatrice!
  • Random Beatrice Factoid: According to the 1926 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Beatrice ranks 94th in popularity as a baby girl's name in Missouri. Imagine that, 81 babies in Missouri have the same name as you in 1926.
  • Weird things about the name Beatrice: Your name in reverse order is Ecirtaeb. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Eabteric. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Beatrice? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 1,065 people with the last name Beatrice.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Beatrice? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Beatrice as their last name since less than 1 person in 278k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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Popularity of Beatrice as a first name

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Popularity of Beatrice as a last name

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Common last names for Beatrice

  • Smith
  • Johnson
  • Williams
  • Brown
  • Jones
  • Miller
  • Davis
  • Moore
  • Taylor
  • Wilson
  • Anderson
  • Jackson
  • Thomas
  • Martin
  • Harris
  • White
  • Thompson
  • Robinson
  • Clark
  • Lewis

Common first names for Beatrice

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Beatrice U.S.
  White 86.85% 64.26%
  African American 6.85% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.13% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 4.60% 16.26%

Of Last Name Beatrice

People with the last name Beatrice are most frequently White

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

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

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Origin and Meaning of Beatrice

The name "Beatrice" is of French origin, and it means "Bringer of Joy". It's a name commonly given to girls.

Other Dictionary Sources
  1. The woman who guided Dante through Paradise in the Divine Comedy

Either 1) from the Latin Beatrix, name of early Christian saints, from beatrix (“she who makes happy”), or 2) from viatrix (“female wayfarer, traveller”), influenced by beata.

  1. A female given name.

Beatrice was also found in the following language(s): German, Italian, Latin, and Swedish

Notable Persons With the Name Beatrice

Beatrice "Bea" Arthur

Beatrice "Bea" Arthur was an actress, comedian, and singer. She was most prominent from 1947 to 2008. Beatrice was given the name Bernice Frankel on May 13th, 1922 in New York City, New York, U.S. She left this life on April 25th, 2009.

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Bebe Neuwirth

Bebe Neuwirth is an actress, singer, and dancer. She has been prominent since 1986. Bebe was given the name Beatrice Neuwirth on December 31st, 1958 in Newark, New Jersey, U.S.

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Cœur de pirate

Cœur de pirate is an indie pop singer-songwriter. She plays Piano, Melodica, and Vocals. She has had major accomplishments since 2007. Cœur was given the name Béatrice Martin on September 22nd, 1989. Cœur is also known as Cœur de pirate; Coeur de pirate.

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Beatrice "Tris"Prior

Beatrice "Tris"Prior is a famed individual.

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Bea Miller

Bea Miller is a pop rock singing, songwriter, and actor. She plays Guitar and Vocals. She has been prominent since 2012. Bea was given the name Beatrice Annika Miller on February 7th, 1999 in Maplewood, New Jersey, U.S.

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Bea Benaderet

Bea Benaderet was an actress. She was most prominent from 1926 to 1968. Bea was given the name Beatrice Benaderet on April 4th, 1906 in New York, New York, U.S. She left this life on October 13th, 1968.

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  • Beatrice Portinari
    (influential human)
  • Melba Moore
    (famed human)
  • Béatrice Dalle
    (actress)
  • Romaine Brooks
    (artist)
  • Beatrice Lillie
    (comedian)
  • Joan Caulfield
    (noteworthy human)
  • Bea Wain
    (singing)
  • Beatrice Lorenzin
    (Minister of Health)
  • Beatrice Hatch
    (influential individual)
  • Beatrice of Savoy
    (royalty)
  • Beatrice of England
    (royalty)
  • Beatrice Egli
    (singing)
  • Betty Bonifassi
    (singer-songwriter)
  • Beatrice I
    (royalty)

Notable Persons With the Last Name Beatrice

Princess Beatrice

Princess Beatrice is royalty. Princess was born as the child of Prince Andrew, Duke of York, Sarah, and Duchess of York on August 8th, 1988 in Portland Hospital.

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Princess Maria Beatrice

Princess Maria Beatrice is royalty. Princess was born as the child of Umberto II of Italy and Marie José of Belgium on February 2nd, 1943 in Naples.

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Beatrice

Beatrice is royalty. Her career lasted from 1383 to 1390. Beatrice was born as the child of Ferdinand I of Portugal and Leonor Teles in Coimbra.

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Infanta Beatrice

Infanta Beatrice was royalty. Her most notable accomplishments were from 1521 to 1538. Infanta was born as the child of Manuel I of Portugal, Maria of Aragon, and Queen of Portugal on December 31st, 1504. She breathed her last breath on January 8th, 1538.

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Catherine Beatrice

Catherine Beatrice was a notable person. Catherine was born as the child of Victor Amadeus I, Duke of Savoy, and Christine of France on November 6th, 1636 in Castello del Valentino. She passed away on August 27th, 1637.

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Countess of Granard Beatrice

Countess of Granard Beatrice was an heiress and racehorse owner/breeder. Countess was born as the child of Ogden Mills on July 19th, 1883 in Newport, Rhode Island. They died on January 30th, 1972.

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What does the name Beatrice mean?

Bis for bygone, never forgetting golden memories.

Eis for explorer, always ready for the next journey

Ais for attractive, inside and out

Tis for touching, the way you show you are.

Ris for rich, in the love from others

Iis for inspire, others seek your guidance.

Cis for cuddle, those intimate moments you cherish.

Eis for electric, a sparkling trait!

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