Imogene

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since 1880
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Imogene

"Imogene" is a name of Latin origin, and it means "Image, Likeness". It's a name commonly given to girls.

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  1. Alternative form of Imogen

Notable Persons Named Imogene

Imogene Coca was an actress. Her career lasted from 1925 to 1996. Imogene was given the name Emogeane Coca on November 18th, 1908 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S. She breathed her last breath on June 2nd, 2001.

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Jean Byron was an actress. Her most notable accomplishments were from 1952 to 1999. Jean was given the name Imogene Burkhart on December 10th, 1925 in Paducah, Kentucky, U.S. Jean is also known as Jeane Byron, Burkhart, and Imogene. She breathed her last breath on February 3rd, 2006.

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Imogene King was a in the field of nursing. Imogene was born on January 30th, 1923 in West Point, Iowa. She left this life on December 24th, 2007.

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Imogene was born in 1828. She left this life on November 21st, 1908.

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Imogene was born on March 7th, 1913. They breathed their last breath on July 10th, 1996.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1880 12 12 0
1881 14 14 0
1882 12 12 0
1883 14 14 0
1885 7 7 0
1886 12 12 0
1887 17 17 0
1888 22 22 0
1889 26 26 0
1890 22 22 0
1891 23 23 0
1892 31 31 0
1893 26 26 0
1894 25 25 0
1895 34 34 0
1896 34 34 0
1897 40 40 0
1898 27 27 0
1899 32 32 0
1900 59 59 0
1901 29 29 0
1902 42 42 0
1903 54 54 0
1904 48 48 0
1905 53 53 0
1906 53 53 0
1907 64 64 0
1908 88 88 0
1909 107 107 0
1910 98 98 0
1911 137 137 0
1912 172 172 0
1913 227 227 0
1914 333 333 0
1915 444 444 0
1916 423 423 0
1917 564 564 0
1918 590 590 0
1919 702 702 0
1920 804 804 0
1921 838 838 0
1922 916 916 0
1923 1,001 1,001 0
1924 1,247 1,247 0
1925 1,258 1,249 9
1926 1,260 1,254 6
1927 1,494 1,494 0
1928 1,316 1,316 0
1929 1,177 1,177 0
1930 1,033 1,023 10
1931 908 908 0
1932 941 941 0
1933 794 787 7
1934 768 768 0
1935 614 614 0
1936 546 541 5
1937 499 492 7
1938 452 446 6
1939 409 409 0
1940 361 361 0
1941 345 340 5
1942 271 271 0
1943 273 273 0
1944 234 234 0
1945 224 224 0
1946 219 219 0
1947 206 206 0
1948 172 172 0
1949 150 150 0
1950 151 151 0
1951 143 143 0
1952 148 148 0
1953 113 113 0
1954 119 119 0
1955 106 106 0
1956 87 87 0
1957 92 92 0
1958 71 71 0
1959 72 72 0
1960 62 62 0
1961 50 50 0
1962 39 39 0
1963 30 30 0
1964 51 51 0
1965 22 22 0
1966 22 22 0
1967 36 36 0
1968 18 18 0
1969 22 22 0
1970 12 12 0
1971 21 21 0
1972 7 7 0
1973 8 8 0
1974 15 15 0
1975 12 12 0
1976 11 11 0
1977 10 10 0
1978 11 11 0
1979 6 6 0
1980 10 10 0
1981 6 6 0
1982 6 6 0
1984 12 12 0
1986 7 7 0
1987 7 7 0
1988 5 5 0
1989 5 5 0
1990 5 5 0
1991 9 9 0
1993 5 5 0
1995 7 7 0
1996 5 5 0
1997 6 6 0
1998 7 7 0
2000 5 5 0
2001 11 11 0
2002 6 6 0
2003 6 6 0
2004 8 8 0
2005 10 10 0
2006 10 10 0
2007 9 9 0
2008 8 8 0
2009 14 14 0
2010 12 12 0
2011 13 13 0
2012 28 28 0
2013 25 25 0
2014 41 41 0
2015 33 33 0
2016 45 45 0

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Popularity of Imogene as a first name

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Common last names for Imogene

  • Smith
  • Jones
  • Johnson
  • Miller
  • Williams
  • Davis
  • Wilson
  • Brown
  • Moore
  • Thompson
  • Taylor
  • Thomas
  • Martin
  • Harris
  • Jackson
  • Clark
  • Walker
  • Baker

Fun Facts about the name Imogene

  • How Popular is the name Imogene? Imogene is the 1,435th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Imogene have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2016, the Social Security Administration has recorded 27,400 babies born with the first name Imogene in the United States. That's more than enough people named Imogene to occupy the territory of British Virgin Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 24,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Imogene? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given as a first name to 12 new born babies.
  • When was Imogene first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Imogene is Saturday, October 22nd, 1870.
  • What year had the most people named Imogene born? The highest recorded use of the first name Imogene was in 1927 with a total of 1,494 babies. That's a lot of babies named Imogene!
  • Random Imogene Factoid: According to the 1930 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Imogene ranks 62nd in popularity as a baby girl's name in Arkansas. Imagine that, 74 babies in Arkansas have the same name as you in 1930.
  • Weird things about the name Imogene: Your name in reverse order is Enegomi. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Omiegne. 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).
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