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Meaning and Origin

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  1. (Greek mythology) the brother of Jocasta and uncle of Antigone who became king of Thebes after the fall of Oedipus

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Popularity of Creon as a last name

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Fun Facts about the name Creon

  • How Popular is the name Creon? Creon is the 73,771st most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Creon have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 10 babies born with the first name Creon in the United States.
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Creon? 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 Creon first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Creon is Saturday, May 26th, 1888.
  • What year had the most people named Creon born? The highest recorded use of the first name Creon was in 1972 with a total of 5 babies.
  • Random Creon Factoid: According to the 1972 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Creon is not a popular baby boy's name in Texas. Imagine that, only 5 babies in Texas have the same name as you in 1972.
  • Weird things about the name Creon: Your name in reverse order is Noerc. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Rnoec. 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).
  • Other Dictionary Sources: WordNet 3.1 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University (License).
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