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in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010


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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1964 5 5 0
1977 5 5 0
1982 5 5 0
1987 7 7 0
1989 10 5 5
1990 6 6 0
1992 7 7 0
1995 12 7 5
1996 8 0 8
1997 11 6 5
1998 18 7 11
1999 10 0 10
2000 9 0 9
2001 17 6 11
2002 14 6 8
2003 14 0 14
2004 16 10 6
2005 26 11 15
2006 29 6 23
2007 54 0 54
2008 67 7 60
2009 56 6 50
2010 69 8 61
2011 56 8 48
2012 84 11 73
2013 64 11 53
2014 63 10 53
2015 67 10 57

Fun Facts about the name Dresden

  • How many people with the first name Dresden have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 809 babies born with the first name Dresden in the United States. That's more than enough people named Dresden to occupy the country of Vatican City with an estimated population of 800 (as of March 1, 2011).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Dresden? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1964 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Dresden first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Dresden is Saturday, August 13th, 1881.
  • What year had the most people named Dresden born? The highest recorded use of the first name Dresden was in 2012 with a total of 73 babies.
  • Random Dresden Factoid: According to the 2013 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Dresden is not a popular baby boy's name in California. Imagine that, only 7 babies in California have the same name as you in 2013.
  • Weird things about the name Dresden: Your name in reverse order is Nedserd. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Ddresne. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Dresden? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 392 people with the last name Dresden.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Dresden? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Dresden as their last name since less than 1 person in 769k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!
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Popularity of Dresden as a first name

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Popularity of Dresden as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Dresden U.S.
  White 89.29% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 1.28% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 3.32% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 4.59% 16.26%

Of Last Name Dresden

People with the last name Dresden are most frequently White

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

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

Other Dictionary Sources
  1. A city in southeastern Germany on the Elbe River; it was almost totally destroyed by British air raids in 1945
  1. The capital city of the German Federal State of Saxony.
  2. A village in Kent County, Ontario, Canada.
  3. A variety of china, originally manufactured in the city, but manufactured in Meissen from the 18th century.

Dresden was also found in the following language(s): German and Portuguese

Other Inspirations for the Name Dresden

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What does the name Dresden mean?

Dis for dazzle, the sparkle of you.

Ris for rewards, from your hard work

Eis for exotic, no lack of spirit here!

Sis for special, you are, you know!

Dis for dream, your beacon ahead.

Eis for empathy, and your consideration for the feelings of others

Nis for nurturing, the care you provide to all

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