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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Coco

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Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
See Cocoa.
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  1. Tall palm tree bearing coconuts as fruits; widely planted throughout the tropics

Apocope of a kiddish form of socorro.

  1. (Mexico) A diminutive of the female given name María del Socorro.

Notable Persons Named Coco

Coco was given the name Gabrielle Chanel on August 19th, 1883 in Saumur. She left this life on January 10th, 1971.


Coco was given the name Nicole Natalie Austin on March 17th, 1979 in Tarzana, California, U.S. Coco is also known as Coco, Coco Marie Austin, Coco Marie, and Coco-T.


Coco Crisp is a baseball player for the Oakland Athletics. Coco was born on November 1st, 1979 in Los Angeles.


Coco was born on December 6th, 1991.


Coco Martin is an actor, model, and tv endorser. His ongoing career started in 2001. Coco was given the name Rodel Pacheco Nacianceno on November 1st, 1981 in Quezon City. Coco is also known as Pacheco, Deng, and Rodel.


Coco Johnsen is a model (people), fashion design, model, and fashion designer. Coco was given the name Nancy Johnsen in North Carolina.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Coco

James Coco was an actor and singer. He was most active from 1940 to 1987. James was born on March 21st, 1930 in New York City, New York, U.S. He left this life on February 25th, 1987.


Francesco Coco is a soccer player for the A.C. Milan, Vicenza Calcio, Torino F.C., FC Barcelona, Inter Milan, A.S. Livorno Calcio, Italy national under-18 football team, and Italy national under-21 football team. Francesco was born on January 8th, 1977 in Paternò, Italy.


Coco was born on August 21st, 1982 in Annemasse. Coco is also known as Coco and Corinne Rey.


Marcus Coco is a soccer player for the En Avant de Guingamp, Solidarité Scolaire (Baie-Mahault), JA Drancy, and France national under-21 football team. Marcus was born on June 24th, 1996 in Les Abymes, Guadeloupe.


Salvatore was born on April 22nd, 1975.


Juanita Coco was a musician. Her career lasted from 1987 to 1993. Juanita was born on December 10th, 1975 in Australia. She left this life on May 2nd, 1993.


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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1972 5 5 0
1974 5 5 0
1976 6 6 0
1977 5 5 0
1982 21 21 0
1983 33 33 0
1984 14 14 0
1985 7 7 0
1986 8 8 0
1988 14 14 0
1989 12 12 0
1990 11 11 0
1991 8 8 0
1992 5 5 0
1993 6 6 0
1994 10 10 0
1995 15 15 0
1996 12 12 0
1997 11 11 0
1998 18 18 0
1999 13 13 0
2000 19 19 0
2001 19 19 0
2002 19 19 0
2003 16 16 0
2004 33 33 0
2005 49 49 0
2006 61 61 0
2007 66 66 0
2008 66 66 0
2009 89 89 0
2010 74 74 0
2011 73 73 0
2012 73 73 0
2013 60 60 0
2014 52 52 0
2015 83 83 0
2016 60 60 0
2017 53 53 0

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Popularity of Coco as a first name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Coco U.S.
  White 84.90% 64.26%
  African American 5.88% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.75% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 6.50% 16.26%

Of Last Name Coco

People with the last name Coco are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Coco

  • How Popular is the name Coco? Coco is the 9,349th most popular name of all time. As a last name Coco was the 9,902nd most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Coco have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 1,204 babies born with the first name Coco in the United States. That's more than enough people named Coco 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 Coco? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1972 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Coco first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Coco is Monday, November 14th, 1898.
  • What year had the most people named Coco born? The highest recorded use of the first name Coco was in 2009 with a total of 89 babies.
  • Random Coco Factoid: According to the 2006 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Coco is not a popular baby girl's name in Washington. Imagine that, only 6 babies in Washington have the same name as you in 2006.
  • Weird things about the name Coco: Your name in reverse order is Ococ. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Coco. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Coco? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 3,264 people with the last name Coco.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Coco? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 1 of them will have Coco as their last name.

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  • Sources:
  • 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.
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