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Jewell

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1880 8 8 0
1882 5 5 0
1883 8 0 8
1884 6 6 0
1885 9 9 0
1886 15 15 0
1887 8 8 0
1888 34 27 7
1889 33 26 7
1890 26 26 0
1891 43 37 6
1892 59 49 10
1893 56 50 6
1894 68 62 6
1895 88 77 11
1896 91 76 15
1897 100 87 13
1898 152 137 15
1899 152 141 11
1900 192 177 15
1901 173 159 14
1902 220 201 19
1903 216 197 19
1904 226 202 24
1905 272 253 19
1906 281 255 26
1907 311 284 27
1908 305 288 17
1909 328 304 24
1910 393 362 31
1911 378 338 40
1912 536 456 80
1913 548 482 66
1914 647 570 77
1915 795 692 103
1916 793 699 94
1917 853 746 107
1918 940 821 119
1919 927 817 110
1920 1,004 893 111
1921 974 858 116
1922 964 829 135
1923 941 802 139
1924 944 830 114
1925 935 810 125
1926 805 718 87
1927 839 735 104
1928 740 652 88
1929 654 560 94
1930 612 538 74
1931 543 449 94
1932 543 467 76
1933 542 467 75
1934 501 423 78
1935 449 390 59
1936 406 328 78
1937 382 325 57
1938 395 342 53
1939 358 293 65
1940 364 309 55
1941 414 348 66
1942 446 389 57
1943 437 370 67
1944 365 306 59
1945 327 268 59
1946 352 301 51
1947 321 274 47
1948 327 275 52
1949 307 260 47
1950 260 220 40
1951 262 223 39
1952 215 177 38
1953 228 187 41
1954 197 153 44
1955 220 172 48
1956 208 161 47
1957 197 155 42
1958 148 128 20
1959 162 131 31
1960 160 143 17
1961 174 146 28
1962 151 127 24
1963 131 106 25
1964 140 119 21
1965 131 115 16
1966 98 73 25
1967 112 92 20
1968 81 64 17
1969 93 72 21
1970 95 73 22
1971 71 57 14
1972 79 61 18
1973 70 53 17
1974 68 52 16
1975 48 31 17
1976 62 45 17
1977 65 47 18
1978 58 47 11
1979 55 46 9
1980 60 49 11
1981 59 45 14
1982 59 51 8
1983 63 48 15
1984 48 40 8
1985 55 46 9
1986 41 35 6
1987 50 35 15
1988 51 39 12
1989 68 55 13
1990 57 42 15
1991 53 38 15
1992 55 46 9
1993 62 48 14
1994 59 49 10
1995 91 77 14
1996 71 65 6
1997 82 74 8
1998 98 86 12
1999 112 100 12
2000 89 80 9
2001 79 79 0
2002 79 71 8
2003 86 81 5
2004 76 68 8
2005 69 57 12
2006 67 62 5
2007 79 67 12
2008 62 55 7
2009 49 44 5
2010 43 43 0
2011 35 35 0
2012 49 43 6
2013 39 30 9
2014 60 49 11
2015 44 38 6

Fun Facts about the name Jewell

  • How many people with the first name Jewell have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 33,824 babies born with the first name Jewell in the United States. That's more than enough people named Jewell to occupy the country of San Marino with an estimated population of 32,312 (as of March 31, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Jewell? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given as a first name to 8 new born babies.
  • When was Jewell first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Jewell is Friday, October 15th, 1824.
  • What year had the most people named Jewell born? The highest recorded use of the first name Jewell was in 1920 with a total of 893 babies.
  • Random Jewell Factoid: According to the 1910 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Jewell ranks 50th in popularity as a baby girl's name in Oklahoma. Imagine that, 45 babies in Oklahoma have the same name as you in 1910.
  • Weird things about the name Jewell: Your name in reverse order is Llewej. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Jllewe. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Jewell? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 23,187 people with the last name Jewell.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Jewell? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 8 of them will have Jewell as their last name.

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Popularity of Jewell as a first name

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Popularity of Jewell as a last name

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Common last names for Jewell

  • Smith
  • Johnson
  • Jones
  • Williams
  • Brown
  • Davis
  • Moore
  • Miller
  • Martin
  • Thompson
  • Wilson
  • Taylor
  • Jackson
  • Harris
  • Adams
  • Walker
  • Hall
  • White

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Jewell U.S.
  White 88.74% 64.26%
  African American 6.43% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.43% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.57% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.79% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.04% 16.26%

Of Last Name Jewell

People with the last name Jewell are most frequently White

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

Have you been wondering what does the name "Jewell" mean? The list below shows the origins of Jewell as well as things modernly associated with the name Jewell such as celebrities named Jewell.

Medieval English form of the Breton saint's name Judicaël "lord" + "generous".

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  1. A patronymic surname​.
  2. A male given name transferred back from the surname.
  3. A female given name, a rare variant of Jewel.
  4. A city in Kansas.
  5. A hamlet in New York.

Notable Persons With the Name Jewell

Jewell

Jewell is a contemporary r&b singing. Her career lasted from 1987 to 2006. Jewell was given the name Jewell Caples on June 15th, 1968. Jewell is also known as Ju-L.

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Jewell Loyd

Jewell Loyd is a basketball player for the Seattle Storm and Galatasaray S.K. (women's basketball) in the Women's National Basketball Association. She has been prominent since 2015. Jewell was born on October 5th, 1993 in Lincolnwood, Illinois.

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Jewell Parker Rhodes

Jewell Parker Rhodes is a novelist and professor. Jewell was born in Pittsburg, Pennsylvania.

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Jewell James Ebers

Jewell James Ebers was an important somebody. Jewell was born on November 25th, 1921 in Grand Rapids, Michigan. He died in 1959.

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Jewell Williams

Jewell Williams is a Philadelphia Sheriff and Philadelphia. Jewell was born on September 8th, 1957 in Philadelphia.

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Jewell Young

Jewell Young was a basketball player for the Indianapolis Kautskys, Indianapolis Jets, and Oshkosh All-Stars. His career lasted from 1938 to 1946. Jewell was born on January 18th, 1913 in Hedrick, Indiana. He passed away on April 16th, 2003.

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  • Jewell Wallace
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Notable Persons With the Last Name Jewell

Richard Jewell

Richard Jewell is a leading individual.

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Sally Jewell

Sally Jewell is a 51st United States Secretary of the Interior. Sally was born on February 21st, 1956 in City of London. Sally is also known as Roffey and Sally (birth name).

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Jerry Jewell

Jerry Jewell is a voice actor, director, and singer. Jerry was given the name Jerry Dean Jewell on July 30th, 1976 in McAlester, Oklahoma, United States.

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Geri Jewell

Geri Jewell is an actress and stand-up comedian. She was most active from 1978 to present. Geri was given the name Geraldine Ann Jewell on September 13th, 1956 in Buffalo, New York.

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Jewell

Jewell is a contemporary r&b singing. Her career lasted from 1987 to 2006. Jewell was given the name Jewell Caples on June 15th, 1968. Jewell is also known as Ju-L.

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Paul Jewell

Paul Jewell is a soccer player for the Liverpool F.C. Reserves, Academy, Wigan Athletic F.C., Bradford City A.F.C., and Grimsby Town F.C. Paul was born on September 28th, 1964 in Liverpool, Lancashire, England, UK.

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What does the name Jewell mean?

Jis for jolly, the fun side!

Eis for elegant, born within you.

Wis for willing, to go the extra mile

Eis for encouraging, thanks for the motivation!

Lis for look, the way you look at life.

Lis for lofty, your ambitions are high!

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