Debora

First Name
29k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
225
in the U.S.
in 2010
Girls
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Debora

"Debora" is a name of Hebrew origin, and it means "Bee". It's a name commonly given to girls.

Notable Persons Named Debora

She has had major accomplishments since 1988. Debora was born on May 3rd, 1968 in Mestre.

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Debora Green is a physician.

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Debora Iyall is a punk rock, new wave music, and post-punk musician. She has been prominent since 1979. Debora was born on April 29th, 1954 in Soap Lake, Washington.

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Débora Lyra is a student and model. She holds the title Miss Minas Gerais 2010 and Miss Brasil 2010. Débora was born on September 26th, 1989 in Vila Velha.

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Débora Falabella is an actress. Débora was given the name Débora Lima Falabella on February 22nd, 1979 in Belo Horizonte, Brazil.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1915 6 6 0
1916 8 8 0
1918 5 5 0
1922 9 9 0
1924 9 9 0
1927 6 6 0
1930 5 5 0
1931 5 5 0
1933 6 6 0
1934 6 6 0
1935 10 10 0
1937 7 7 0
1938 9 9 0
1939 12 12 0
1940 13 13 0
1941 16 16 0
1942 8 8 0
1943 19 19 0
1944 24 24 0
1945 25 25 0
1946 32 32 0
1947 73 73 0
1948 118 118 0
1949 185 185 0
1950 342 342 0
1951 639 639 0
1952 805 805 0
1953 919 919 0
1954 1,239 1,239 0
1955 2,064 2,064 0
1956 2,327 2,327 0
1957 2,368 2,368 0
1958 2,256 2,250 6
1959 1,968 1,963 5
1960 1,558 1,553 5
1961 1,384 1,384 0
1962 1,141 1,136 5
1963 1,118 1,118 0
1964 960 960 0
1965 887 880 7
1966 821 821 0
1967 677 677 0
1968 581 581 0
1969 523 523 0
1970 394 394 0
1971 298 298 0
1972 207 207 0
1973 207 207 0
1974 149 149 0
1975 116 116 0
1976 107 107 0
1977 93 93 0
1978 80 80 0
1979 67 67 0
1980 68 68 0
1981 66 66 0
1982 69 69 0
1983 44 44 0
1984 58 58 0
1985 58 58 0
1986 52 52 0
1987 57 57 0
1988 47 47 0
1989 68 68 0
1990 65 65 0
1991 62 62 0
1992 62 62 0
1993 42 42 0
1994 60 60 0
1995 52 52 0
1996 72 72 0
1997 39 39 0
1998 59 59 0
1999 69 69 0
2000 63 63 0
2001 55 55 0
2002 71 71 0
2003 62 62 0
2004 69 69 0
2005 73 73 0
2006 57 57 0
2007 72 72 0
2008 86 86 0
2009 79 79 0
2010 91 91 0
2011 69 69 0
2012 100 100 0
2013 87 87 0
2014 87 87 0
2015 79 79 0
2016 93 93 0
2017 97 97 0

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Popularity of Debora as a first name

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Popularity of Debora as a last name

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Common last names for Debora

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Debora U.S.
  White 19.56% 64.26%
  African American 4.89% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 74.67% 16.26%

Of Last Name Debora

People with the last name Debora are most frequently White or Hispanic or Latino

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Fun Facts about the name Debora

  • What name lists does Debora rank for?
  • How Popular is the name Debora? Debora is the 1,396th most popular name of all time. As a last name Debora was the 83,541st most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Debora have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 29,470 babies born with the first name Debora in the United States. That's more than enough people named Debora to occupy the territory of Gibraltar (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 29,441 (as of July 1, 2010).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Debora? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1915 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Debora first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Debora is Tuesday, March 18th, 1879.
  • What year had the most people named Debora born? The highest recorded use of the first name Debora was in 1957 with a total of 2,368 babies. That's a lot of babies named Debora!
  • Random Debora Factoid: According to the 1959 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Debora ranks 82nd in popularity as a baby girl's name in Maine. Imagine that, 35 babies in Maine have the same name as you in 1959.
  • Weird things about the name Debora: Your name in reverse order is Arobed. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Eobdar. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Debora? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 225 people with the last name Debora.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Debora? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Debora as their last name since less than 1 person in 1.3m people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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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).
  • Wiktionary: Titles and License.
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