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Eden

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1917 7 0 7
1920 5 0 5
1921 6 0 6
1924 9 0 9
1934 5 0 5
1942 7 0 7
1943 13 5 8
1944 5 0 5
1945 15 5 10
1946 12 12 0
1947 17 10 7
1949 7 0 7
1950 6 6 0
1951 7 7 0
1952 5 5 0
1954 14 14 0
1955 26 20 6
1956 29 22 7
1957 30 21 9
1958 31 23 8
1959 34 27 7
1960 34 25 9
1961 57 47 10
1962 34 24 10
1963 42 29 13
1964 53 44 9
1965 47 38 9
1966 67 55 12
1967 48 41 7
1968 86 75 11
1969 88 72 16
1970 96 88 8
1971 93 87 6
1972 70 57 13
1973 65 54 11
1974 79 69 10
1975 77 63 14
1976 87 76 11
1977 79 67 12
1978 72 59 13
1979 78 55 23
1980 74 60 14
1981 89 73 16
1982 93 69 24
1983 72 56 16
1984 80 52 28
1985 135 105 30
1986 183 164 19
1987 222 200 22
1988 303 280 23
1989 331 303 28
1990 337 305 32
1991 324 288 36
1992 352 310 42
1993 357 318 39
1994 336 301 35
1995 373 325 48
1996 396 353 43
1997 396 351 45
1998 487 435 52
1999 556 494 62
2000 573 505 68
2001 815 739 76
2002 915 822 93
2003 1,015 903 112
2004 1,081 941 140
2005 1,134 1,000 134
2006 1,199 1,029 170
2007 1,549 1,363 186
2008 1,714 1,481 233
2009 1,799 1,568 231
2010 1,946 1,724 222
2011 1,990 1,730 260
2012 2,282 1,934 348
2013 2,421 2,040 381
2014 2,574 2,125 449
2015 2,621 2,050 571

Fun Facts about the name Eden

  • How many people with the first name Eden have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 32,766 babies born with the first name Eden in the United States. That's more than enough people named Eden to occupy the country of San Marino with an estimated population of 32,312 (as of March 31, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Eden? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1917 when it was given as a first name to 7 new born babies.
  • When was Eden first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Eden is Tuesday, October 4th, 1870.
  • What year had the most people named Eden born? The highest recorded use of the first name Eden was in 2014 with a total of 2,125 babies. That's a lot of babies named Eden!
  • Random Eden Factoid: According to the 2015 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Eden ranks 96th in popularity as a baby girl's name in West Virginia. Imagine that, 18 babies in West Virginia have the same name as you in 2015.
  • Weird things about the name Eden: Your name in reverse order is Nede. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Ened. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Eden? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 7,489 people with the last name Eden.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Eden? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 3 of them will have Eden as their last name.
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Common last names for Eden

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Eden U.S.
  White 85.70% 64.26%
  African American 5.27% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 1.26% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 1.07% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.98% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 4.73% 16.26%

Of Last Name Eden

People with the last name Eden are most frequently White

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

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

Hebrew

Origin and Meaning of Eden

The name "Eden" is of Hebrew origin, and it means "Paradise". It's a name commonly given to both boys and girls.

Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
noun E"den
The garden where Adam and Eve first dwelt; hence, a delightful region or residence.

Etymology: Heb. ēden delight, pleasure; also, a place of pleasure, Eden

Other Dictionary Sources
  1. A beautiful garden where Adam and Eve were placed at the Creation; when they disobeyed and ate the forbidden fruit from the tree of knowledge of good and evil they were driven from their paradise (the fall of man)
  2. Any place of complete bliss and delight and peace

From Hebrew עֵדֶן (eden), perhaps from Sumerian 𒂔 (edin, “steppe, garden”).

  1. (biblical) A garden built by God as the home for Adam and Eve; sometimes identified as part of Mesopotamia.
  2. Any of various towns and other place names.
  3. An English surname​, probably derived from a place name.
  4. A female given name from the biblical place name; also a medieval diminutive of Old English compound names beginning with the element ēad (“riches”).
  5. (by extension, countable) A paradise on Earth.
  6. (by extension, uncountable) A state of innocence.

    Eden was also found in the following language(s): Finnish

    Eden Riegel

    Eden Riegel is an actress and voice artist with the most prominent portion of her career being from 1990 to present. Eden was born in 1981 as Eden Sonja Jane Riegel in Washington, D.C., U.S.

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    Eden Roundtree

    Eden was born in 1973.

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    Other Inspirations for the Name Eden

    Eden Center
    Eden Eternal
    Eden Hazard
    Eden Resort
    Eden Roc
    Eden Sher
    Eden Of The East
    Eden Tirl
    Eden Dc

    Notable Persons With the Last Name Eden

    Bobbi Eden

    Bobbi Eden is an adult biography. Bobbi was born in 1980 as Priscilla Hendrikse in The Hague, South Holland, Netherlands.

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    Barbara Eden

    Barbara was born in 1934 as Barbara Jean Morehead in Tucson, Arizona, U.S.

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    Harry Eden

    Harry Eden is an actor with the most prominent portion of his career being from 2 to present. Harry was born in 1990 in Old Harlow, Essex, England, UK.

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    Richard Eden

    Richard was born in 1959.

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    What does the name Eden mean?

    Eis for excite, your spirit is catching!

    Dis for direct, you get to the point

    Eis for expert, in your chosen career

    Nis for nurturing, to all that need help

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