Monique

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79k
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since 1880
Last Name
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in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Monique

"Monique" is a name of French origin, and it means "Advisor". It's a name commonly given to girls.

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  1. A female given name from the French form of Monica.

Monique was also found in the following language(s): French

Notable Persons Named Monique

Mo'Nique is an actress, comedian, talk show host, author, and actor. She was most active from 1999 to present. Mo'Nique was given the name Monique Angela Imes on December 11th, 1967 in Baltimore, Maryland, U.S. Mo'Nique is also known as Myelle Kaye.

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Monique Coleman is an actress, philanthropist, entrepreneur, dancer, and singer. She has had major accomplishments since 1995. Monique was given the name Adrienne Monique Coleman on November 13th, 1980 in Orangeburg, South Carolina, U.S.

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Monique Gabriela Curnen is an actress. She was most prominent from 2001 to present. Monique was born on September 7th, 1970. Monique is also known as Monique Curnen, Curnen, Monique; Curnen, and Monique G..

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She was most prominent from 2000 to present. Monique was born on August 6th, 1980 in Edmonton.

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Her most notable accomplishments were from 1982 to 2002. Monique was given the name Katherine Gonzalez on July 30th, 1963 in Kansas City, Missouri, U.S. Monique is also known as Luana Chass.

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Monique Lhuillier is an artist in the fields of fashion designer and fashion design. Monique was given the name Diane Monique Lhuillier on September 15th, 1971 in Cebu City, Cebu, Philippines.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Monique

Monique was born on January 20th, 1975 in San Diego.

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Véronique Béliveau is a pop music and rock music musician. Her career lasted from 1977 to 1989. Véronique was given the name Nicole Monique on January 24th, 1955 in Montreal.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born Ranking
1909 5 5 0
1916 5 5 0
1917 5 5 0
1919 6 6 0
1922 5 5 0
1925 6 6 0
1926 7 7 0
1927 9 9 0
1928 6 6 0
1929 6 6 0
1930 7 7 0
1931 12 12 0
1932 7 7 0
1933 7 7 0
1934 12 12 0
1935 15 15 0
1936 21 21 0
1937 16 16 0
1938 16 16 0
1939 9 9 0
1940 19 19 0
1941 22 22 0
1942 26 26 0
1943 18 18 0
1944 19 19 0
1945 28 28 0
1946 37 37 0
1947 49 49 0
1948 45 45 0
1949 49 49 0
1950 53 53 0
1951 63 63 0
1952 60 60 0
1953 69 69 0
1954 90 90 0
1955 112 112 0
1956 108 108 0
1957 164 164 0
1958 234 234 0
1959 444 444 0
1960 626 626 0
1961 545 545 0
1962 643 643 0
1963 778 771 7
1964 1,033 1,028 5
1965 1,633 1,625 8
1966 1,564 1,558 6
1967 1,684 1,672 12
1968 1,715 1,707 8
1969 1,763 1,749 14
1970 2,111 2,098 13
1971 1,970 1,948 22
1972 1,892 1,878 14
1973 1,815 1,802 13
1974 1,543 1,533 10
1975 1,505 1,495 10
1976 1,505 1,498 7
1977 1,686 1,671 15
1978 1,581 1,573 8
1979 1,989 1,976 13
1980 3,181 3,162 19 #93 girl name
1981 2,875 2,860 15
1982 2,587 2,572 15
1983 2,493 2,484 9
1984 2,207 2,199 8
1985 2,121 2,112 9
1986 2,063 2,047 16
1987 2,130 2,118 12
1988 2,137 2,131 6
1989 2,241 2,208 33
1990 2,381 2,362 19
1991 2,186 2,179 7
1992 2,026 2,016 10
1993 1,859 1,851 8
1994 1,696 1,690 6
1995 1,667 1,667 0
1996 1,490 1,490 0
1997 1,272 1,272 0
1998 1,198 1,198 0
1999 1,038 1,038 0
2000 899 899 0
2001 801 801 0
2002 709 709 0
2003 654 654 0
2004 643 643 0
2005 515 515 0
2006 442 442 0
2007 374 374 0
2008 297 297 0
2009 229 229 0
2010 172 172 0
2011 131 131 0
2012 116 116 0
2013 108 108 0
2014 100 100 0
2015 101 101 0
2016 60 60 0

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Popularity of Monique as a first name

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Popularity of Monique as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Monique U.S.
  White 44.83% 64.26%
  African American 36.21% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 13.79% 16.26%

Of Last Name Monique

People with the last name Monique are most frequently White, African American, or Hispanic or Latino

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Fun Facts about the name Monique

  • How Popular is the name Monique? Monique is the 751st most popular name of all time. As a last name Monique was the 143,149th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Monique have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2016, the Social Security Administration has recorded 78,671 babies born with the first name Monique in the United States. That's more than enough people named Monique to occupy the country of Andorra with an estimated population of 78,115 (as of July 1, 2011).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Monique? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1909 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Monique first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Monique is Sunday, June 22nd, 1879.
  • What year had the most people named Monique born? The highest recorded use of the first name Monique was in 1980 with a total of 3,162 babies. That's a lot of babies named Monique!
  • Random Monique Factoid: According to the 1978 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Monique ranks 39th in popularity as a baby girl's name in District of Columbia. Imagine that, 33 babies in District of Columbia have the same name as you in 1978.
  • Weird things about the name Monique: Your name in reverse order is Euqinom. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Ounqmei. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Monique? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 116 people with the last name Monique.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Monique? Monique is one of the most unique last names recorded.

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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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