Jasmine

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243k
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since 1880
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Jasmine

"Jasmine" is a name of Persian origin, and it means "Jasmine Flower". It's a name commonly given to girls.

Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
noun Jas"mine
A shrubby plant of the genus Jasminum, bearing flowers of a peculiarly fragrant odor. The Jasminum officinale, common in the south of Europe, bears white flowers. The Arabian jasmine is Jasminum Sambac, and, with Jasminum angustifolia, comes from the East Indies. The yellow false jasmine in the Gelseminum sempervirenssee Gelsemium). Several other plants are called jasmine in the West Indies, as species of Calotropis and Faramea.

Etymology: F. jasmin, Sp. jazmin, Ar. yāsmīn, Pers. yāsmīn; cf. It. gesmino gelsomino. Cf. Jessamine

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  1. Any of several shrubs and vines of the genus Jasminum chiefly native to Asia
Wiktionary

From jasmine. One of the 19th century flower names, or borrowed from the corresponding Arabic and Persian given names.

  1. A female given name

Jasmine was also found in the following language(s): French, German, and Swedish

Notable Persons Named Jasmine

Jasmine was born on February 1st, 1991 in Huntington Beach, California.

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Birdy is a folk music, indie folk, indie pop, and indie rock musician. Her most notable accomplishments were from 2008 to present. Birdy was given the name Jasmine Lucilla Elizabeth Jennifer van den Bogaerde on May 15th, 1996 in Lymington, Hampshire, United Kingdom.

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Jasmine was born as the child of Ron Cephas Jones on July 21st, 1989.

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Jasmine Thompson is a pop music, teen pop, dance-pop, and contemporary r&b musician. She holds the title Demons – Imagine Dragons ". Her ongoing career started in 2010. Jasmine was given the name Jasmine Ying Thompson on November 8th, 2000 in London, United Kingdom.

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Jasmine Guy is an actress, singer, dancer, television director, actor, and singing. She was most active from 1982 to present. Jasmine was born on March 10th, 1962 in Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.

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Meera Jasmine is an actress. She was most active from 2001 to present. Meera was given the name Jasmine Mary Joseph on February 15th, 1982 in Thiruvalla, Kerala, India.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Jasmine

Princess Jasmine is a fictional character.

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Meera Jasmine is an actress. She was most active from 2001 to present. Meera was given the name Jasmine Mary Joseph on February 15th, 1982 in Thiruvalla, Kerala, India.

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Chloe Jasmine is a singer and model. Her ongoing career started in 2006. Chloe was given the name Chloe-Jasmine Whichello in Sussex, England, UK.

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Jasmine is a pop music and contemporary christian music musician. She plays Vocals. She has had major accomplishments since 2009. Jasmine was given the name Jasmine Sagginario on September 1st, 1994 in Franklin, Tennessee, U.S. Jasmine is also known as Jasmine.

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Shek Cheuk Lam Jasmine is a classical music student. They plays Harp. Their most notable accomplishments were from 2008 to present. Shek was born on March 2nd, 2001 in Hong Kong.

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Arthur was born on April 4th, 1899. He breathed his last breath on August 19th, 1954.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born Ranking
1906 5 5 0
1912 7 7 0
1915 8 8 0
1916 6 6 0
1917 9 9 0
1918 8 8 0
1920 6 6 0
1922 7 7 0
1925 14 14 0
1927 13 13 0
1929 6 6 0
1930 5 5 0
1933 8 8 0
1937 8 8 0
1945 5 5 0
1948 7 7 0
1950 24 24 0
1951 24 24 0
1952 21 21 0
1953 29 29 0
1954 34 34 0
1955 37 37 0
1956 45 45 0
1957 50 50 0
1958 27 27 0
1959 37 37 0
1960 33 33 0
1961 34 34 0
1962 27 27 0
1963 33 33 0
1964 27 27 0
1965 31 31 0
1966 38 38 0
1967 25 25 0
1968 45 45 0
1969 54 54 0
1970 65 65 0
1971 84 84 0
1972 89 89 0
1973 150 150 0
1974 291 284 7
1975 395 382 13
1976 533 525 8
1977 734 719 15
1978 816 797 19
1979 1,060 1,043 17
1980 1,207 1,188 19
1981 1,439 1,400 39
1982 1,465 1,448 17
1983 1,590 1,568 22
1984 1,958 1,928 30
1985 2,749 2,707 42
1986 3,041 2,990 51 #95 girl name
1987 3,789 3,724 65 #79 girl name
1988 6,535 6,441 94 #53 girl name
1989 9,700 9,549 151 #30 girl name
1990 11,131 11,033 98 #28 girl name
1991 11,577 11,523 54 #24 girl name
1992 10,515 10,476 39 #28 girl name
1993 12,108 12,060 48 #23 girl name
1994 11,759 11,711 48 #23 girl name
1995 10,313 10,279 34 #25 girl name
1996 9,744 9,708 36 #28 girl name
1997 9,700 9,678 22 #24 girl name
1998 9,510 9,483 27 #26 girl name
1999 9,371 9,351 20 #26 girl name
2000 9,118 9,094 24 #27 girl name
2001 8,971 8,955 16 #25 girl name
2002 8,897 8,866 31 #26 girl name
2003 8,079 8,060 19 #27 girl name
2004 8,525 8,484 41 #26 girl name
2005 7,884 7,865 19 #29 girl name
2006 7,530 7,517 13 #29 girl name
2007 6,782 6,765 17 #32 girl name
2008 5,530 5,518 12 #43 girl name
2009 4,886 4,876 10 #51 girl name
2010 4,176 4,170 6 #62 girl name
2011 3,698 3,692 6 #74 girl name
2012 3,374 3,374 0 #85 girl name
2013 3,055 3,050 5
2014 3,014 3,014 0 #99 girl name
2015 2,793 2,793 0
2016 2,631 2,625 6

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Popularity of Jasmine as a first name

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Popularity of Jasmine as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Jasmine U.S.
  White 24.14% 64.26%
  African American 56.61% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 4.73% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.98% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 4.57% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 8.97% 16.26%

Of Last Name Jasmine

People with the last name Jasmine are most frequently White or African American

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Fun Facts about the name Jasmine

  • How Popular is the name Jasmine? Jasmine is the 306th most popular name of all time. As a last name Jasmine was the 36,477th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Jasmine have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2016, the Social Security Administration has recorded 243,158 babies born with the first name Jasmine in the United States. That's more than enough people named Jasmine to occupy the territory of French Guiana (France) with an estimated population of 243,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Jasmine? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1906 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Jasmine first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Jasmine is Tuesday, April 14th, 1874.
  • What year had the most people named Jasmine born? The highest recorded use of the first name Jasmine was in 1993 with a total of 12,060 babies. That's a lot of babies named Jasmine!
  • Random Jasmine Factoid: According to the 1994 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Jasmine ranks 64th in popularity as a baby girl's name in South Dakota. Imagine that, 16 babies in South Dakota have the same name as you in 1994.
  • Weird things about the name Jasmine: Your name in reverse order is Enimsaj. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Senmjia. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Jasmine? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 613 people with the last name Jasmine.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Jasmine? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Jasmine as their last name since less than 1 person in 476k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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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).
  • 1913 Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary via the Collaborative International Dictionary of English (License)
  • Other Dictionary Sources: WordNet 3.1 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University (License).
  • Wiktionary: Titles and License.
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