Imogen

First Name
2k
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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Origin and Meaning of Imogen

User Submitted Origins

English
45%
Celtic/Gaelic
9%
Australian
9%
Polynesian/Hawaiian
9%
Latin
9%
Roman
9%
English,Greek,Gaelic
9%

User Submitted Meanings

  • A submission from United Kingdom says the name Imogen means "Maiden" and is of English,Greek,Gaelic origin.
  • A user from Australia says the name Imogen is of Roman origin and means "Image of beauty said to be loyal and was a queen name".
  • A user from Australia says the name Imogen is of Polynesian / Hawaiian origin and means "Maiden of the moon".
  • A user from United Kingdom says the name Imogen is of Unknown origin and means "Amazing and beautiful".
  • A user from Australia says the name Imogen is of Celtic / Gaelic origin and means "Maiden".

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Wiktionary

First used by Shakespeare in Cymbeline, a misprint for Innogen, from Gaelic inghean (“girl, maiden”)

  1. (chiefly Britain) A female given name.

Notable Persons Named Imogen

Imogen Poots is an actress. She was most active from 2004 to present. Imogen was born on June 3rd, 1989 in Hammersmith.

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Imogen Heap is a trip hop, synthpop, folktronica, ambient, electronica, alternative rock, indie rock, dream pop, and ambient music musician, singer-songwriter, and visual arts. She plays Voice, keyboards, sampler, cello, clarinet, synthesizer, guitar, drums, keytar, organ, Hang, vocoder, Array mbira, Nail violin, Vocal percussion, Drum kit, Organ (music), Hang (instrument), and Vocals. She has been prominent since 1997. Imogen was given the name Imogen Jennifer Heap on December 9th, 1977 in , England. Imogen is also known as Immi.

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Imogen Thomas is a model and television personality. Imogen was given the name Imogen Mary Thomas on November 29th, 1982 in Gorseinon, Wales.

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Imogen Stubbs is an actress. Her ongoing career started in 1982. Imogen was born on February 20th, 1961 in Rothbury, Northumberland, England, United Kingdom.

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Imogen Cunningham was an artist. Imogen was born on April 12th, 1883 in Portland, Oregon. She breathed her last breath on June 23rd, 1976.

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Imogen Lloyd Webber is an author, political commentator, and pundit. Imogen was born Imogen Lloyd Webber as the child of Andrew Lloyd Webber on March 31st, 1977.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1915 8 8 0
1919 6 6 0
1920 8 8 0
1926 6 6 0
1928 6 6 0
1949 5 5 0
1993 6 6 0
1995 8 8 0
1996 10 10 0
1997 8 8 0
1998 9 9 0
1999 9 9 0
2000 18 18 0
2001 42 42 0
2002 42 42 0
2003 45 45 0
2004 37 37 0
2005 38 38 0
2006 62 62 0
2007 64 64 0
2008 77 77 0
2009 78 78 0
2010 101 101 0
2011 108 108 0
2012 113 113 0
2013 131 131 0
2014 160 160 0
2015 141 141 0
2016 173 173 0
2017 169 169 0

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Popularity of Imogen as a first name

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Fun Facts about the name Imogen

  • How Popular is the name Imogen? Imogen is the 7,563rd most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Imogen have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 1,688 babies born with the first name Imogen in the United States. That's more than enough people named Imogen to occupy the territory of Christmas Island (Australia) with an estimated population of 1,462 (as of June 30, 2010).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Imogen? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1915 when it was given as a first name to 8 new born babies.
  • When was Imogen first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Imogen is Tuesday, November 29th, 1870.
  • What year had the most people named Imogen born? The highest recorded use of the first name Imogen was in 2016 with a total of 173 babies.
  • Random Imogen Factoid: According to the 2016 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Imogen is not a popular baby girl's name in Michigan. Imagine that, only 7 babies in Michigan have the same name as you in 2016.
  • Weird things about the name Imogen: Your name in reverse order is Negomi. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Geomni. How do you pronounce that?

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