Enid

First Name
9k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
<100
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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  1. A town in north central Oklahoma
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  1. The long-suffering wife of Geraint in Arthurian romance.
  2. A female given name of Welsh origin and obscure meaning.
  3. A city in Oklahoma, United States; see Wikipedia:Enid, Oklahoma

Notable Persons Named Enid

Dame Diana Rigg is an actress. She was most prominent from 1959 to present. Dame was given the name Enid Diana Elizabeth Rigg on July 20th, 1938 in Doncaster.

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Enid Blyton was a children's literature, adventure, mystery fiction, and fantasy writer. Her career lasted from 1922 to 1968. Enid was given the name Enid Mary Blyton on August 11th, 1897 in East Dulwich, London, England. She died on November 28th, 1968.

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Enid Kent is a television, theatre, actor, and stageactress. She was most prominent from 1969 to 1969. Enid was born as the child of Irene Tedrow on January 14th, 1945 in Los Angeles. Enid is also known as Enid Kent Sperber.

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Dame Enid Lyons was a Spouse of the Prime Minister of Australia. She was most prominent from 1932 to 1939. Dame was given the name Enid Muriel Burnell on July 9th, 1897 in Smithton, Tasmania. She died on September 2nd, 1981.

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Enid Markey was an actress. She was most active from 1911 to 1968. Enid was born on February 22nd, 1894 in Colorado, USA. She left this life on November 15th, 1981.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1885 6 6 0
1888 12 12 0
1889 8 8 0
1890 10 10 0
1891 12 12 0
1892 24 24 0
1893 23 23 0
1894 22 22 0
1895 28 28 0
1896 34 34 0
1897 21 21 0
1898 17 17 0
1899 20 20 0
1900 28 28 0
1901 28 28 0
1902 30 30 0
1903 20 20 0
1904 30 30 0
1905 20 20 0
1906 30 30 0
1907 39 39 0
1908 51 51 0
1909 36 36 0
1910 34 34 0
1911 87 87 0
1912 115 115 0
1913 110 110 0
1914 129 129 0
1915 137 137 0
1916 174 174 0
1917 191 191 0
1918 219 219 0
1919 252 246 6
1920 261 261 0
1921 258 258 0
1922 205 205 0
1923 224 224 0
1924 195 195 0
1925 214 214 0
1926 187 187 0
1927 164 164 0
1928 157 157 0
1929 174 174 0
1930 155 155 0
1931 152 152 0
1932 123 123 0
1933 142 142 0
1934 121 121 0
1935 106 106 0
1936 99 99 0
1937 83 83 0
1938 92 92 0
1939 72 72 0
1940 85 85 0
1941 96 96 0
1942 114 114 0
1943 116 116 0
1944 96 96 0
1945 121 121 0
1946 141 141 0
1947 114 114 0
1948 105 105 0
1949 96 96 0
1950 92 92 0
1951 101 101 0
1952 65 65 0
1953 87 87 0
1954 97 97 0
1955 68 68 0
1956 62 62 0
1957 59 59 0
1958 75 75 0
1959 94 94 0
1960 87 87 0
1961 83 83 0
1962 104 104 0
1963 70 70 0
1964 64 64 0
1965 66 66 0
1966 52 52 0
1967 55 55 0
1968 62 62 0
1969 41 41 0
1970 76 76 0
1971 78 78 0
1972 45 45 0
1973 44 44 0
1974 52 52 0
1975 50 50 0
1976 45 45 0
1977 35 35 0
1978 39 39 0
1979 29 29 0
1980 37 37 0
1981 38 38 0
1982 37 37 0
1983 23 23 0
1984 24 24 0
1985 25 25 0
1986 25 25 0
1987 19 19 0
1988 21 21 0
1989 21 21 0
1990 23 23 0
1991 28 28 0
1992 12 12 0
1993 19 19 0
1994 16 16 0
1995 13 13 0
1996 19 19 0
1997 12 12 0
1998 7 7 0
1999 14 14 0
2000 12 12 0
2001 13 13 0
2002 25 25 0
2003 15 15 0
2004 19 19 0
2005 21 21 0
2006 12 12 0
2007 9 9 0
2008 17 17 0
2009 15 15 0
2010 8 8 0
2011 15 15 0
2012 12 12 0
2013 12 12 0
2014 15 15 0
2015 20 20 0
2016 15 15 0
2017 29 29 0

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Popularity of Enid as a first name

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Common last names for Enid

  • Smith
  • Miller
  • Johnson
  • Brown
  • Jones
  • Davis
  • Thompson
  • Anderson
  • Lewis
  • Martin
  • Robinson
  • Thomas
  • Evans
  • King
  • Nelson

Fun Facts about the name Enid

  • How Popular is the name Enid? Enid is the 2,680th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Enid have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 8,959 babies born with the first name Enid in the United States. That's more than enough people named Enid to occupy the country of Saint Barth with an estimated population of 8,902 (as of January 1, 2009).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Enid? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1885 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Enid first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Enid is Sunday, October 15th, 1876.
  • What year had the most people named Enid born? The highest recorded use of the first name Enid was in 1920 with a total of 261 babies.
  • Random Enid Factoid: According to the 1921 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Enid ranks 97th in popularity as a baby girl's name in Wyoming. Imagine that, 6 babies in Wyoming have the same name as you in 1921.
  • Weird things about the name Enid: Your name in reverse order is Dine. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Edin. 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).
  • Wiktionary: Titles and License.
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