Cayman

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since 1880
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Cayman

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Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
noun Cay"man
The south America alligator. See Alligator.

Etymology: From the language of Guiana: cf. Sp. caiman

Other Dictionary Sources
  1. A semiaquatic reptile of Central and South America that resembles an alligator but has a more heavily armored belly
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  1. Alternative spelling of caiman

Notable Persons Named Cayman

Cayman John is an athlete for the Seattle Sounders FC Academy.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Cayman

Janice Cayman is a soccer player for the FCF Juvisy, Florida State Seminoles women's soccer, Oud-Heverlee Leuven (women), Pali Blues, and Belgium women's national football team. Janice was born on October 12th, 1988 in Brasschaat.

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Togashi Cayman is a sports team member for the Yokohama F. Marinos.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1985 5 0 5
1989 6 0 6
1990 11 0 11
1991 6 0 6
1992 18 7 11
1993 22 0 22
1994 42 11 31
1995 46 12 34
1996 39 7 32
1997 42 11 31
1998 48 15 33
1999 35 12 23
2000 56 14 42
2001 47 11 36
2002 54 18 36
2003 39 10 29
2004 50 9 41
2005 53 13 40
2006 82 27 55
2007 59 14 45
2008 50 16 34
2009 43 12 31
2010 41 11 30
2011 39 8 31
2012 29 6 23
2013 25 0 25
2014 28 6 22
2015 25 0 25
2016 20 0 20
2017 23 0 23

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Popularity of Cayman as a first name

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Fun Facts about the name Cayman

  • How Popular is the name Cayman? Cayman is the 10,039th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Cayman have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 1,083 babies born with the first name Cayman in the United States. That's more than enough people named Cayman to occupy the territory of Niue (New Zealand) with an estimated population of 1,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Cayman? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1985 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Cayman first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Cayman is Tuesday, October 2nd, 1906.
  • What year had the most people named Cayman born? The highest recorded use of the first name Cayman was in 2006 with a total of 55 babies.
  • Random Cayman Factoid: According to the 2000 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Cayman is not a popular baby boy's name in Indiana. Imagine that, only 5 babies in Indiana have the same name as you in 2000.
  • Weird things about the name Cayman: Your name in reverse order is Namyac. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Myanac. How do you pronounce that?

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
  • 1913 Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary via the Collaborative International Dictionary of English (License)
  • Other Dictionary Sources: WordNet 3.1 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University (License).
  • Wiktionary: Titles and License.
  • Notable persons via Wikipedia: Titles and License. Click each image for the attribution information.