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Origin and Meaning of Hortence

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  • According to a user from Oregon, United States, the name Hortence means "Derived from the German for the hydrangea flower.".
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Fun Facts about the name Hortence

  • How Popular is the name Hortence? Hortence is the 26,917th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Hortence have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 200 babies born with the first name Hortence in the United States. That's more than enough people named Hortence to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Hortence? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1909 when it was given as a first name to 7 new born babies.
  • When was Hortence first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Hortence is Friday, December 31st, 1875.
  • What year had the most people named Hortence born? The highest recorded use of the first name Hortence was in 1920 with a total of 18 babies.
  • Random Hortence Factoid: According to the 1920 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Hortence is not a popular baby girl's name in Texas. Imagine that, only 6 babies in Texas have the same name as you in 1920.
  • Weird things about the name Hortence: Your name in reverse order is Ecnetroh. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Eocnhtre. How do you pronounce that?

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Past life for Hortence born Mar 15, 2000

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Southern Africa approximately on 1200. Your profession was dancer, singer, and actor.

As a ruthless character, you carefully weighed your decisions in critical situations, with excellent self-control and strong will. Generally liked, but not always loved. Your lesson - to combat violence and disharmony in our world, to understand its roots and origins. All global problems have similar origins.

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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).