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363
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Moshe

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1942 9 0 9
1943 8 0 8
1944 7 0 7
1945 6 0 6
1946 7 0 7
1947 15 0 15
1948 12 0 12
1949 18 0 18
1950 23 0 23
1951 20 0 20
1952 25 0 25
1953 28 0 28
1954 20 0 20
1955 24 0 24
1956 45 0 45
1957 47 0 47
1958 54 0 54
1959 54 0 54
1960 59 0 59
1961 45 0 45
1962 38 0 38
1963 26 0 26
1964 24 0 24
1965 25 0 25
1966 28 0 28
1967 36 0 36
1968 50 0 50
1969 56 0 56
1970 52 0 52
1971 56 0 56
1972 59 0 59
1973 71 0 71
1974 85 0 85
1975 86 0 86
1976 107 0 107
1977 104 0 104
1978 116 0 116
1979 117 0 117
1980 104 0 104
1981 126 0 126
1982 115 5 110
1983 134 0 134
1984 124 0 124
1985 118 0 118
1986 190 0 190
1987 226 0 226
1988 191 0 191
1989 181 0 181
1990 211 0 211
1991 191 0 191
1992 169 0 169
1993 198 5 193
1994 215 0 215
1995 213 6 207
1996 273 5 268
1997 265 0 265
1998 267 0 267
1999 262 0 262
2000 276 0 276
2001 276 0 276
2002 311 0 311
2003 359 0 359
2004 353 0 353
2005 338 0 338
2006 418 0 418
2007 440 0 440
2008 388 0 388
2009 430 0 430
2010 455 0 455
2011 472 0 472
2012 499 0 499
2013 510 0 510
2014 521 0 521
2015 515 0 515

Fun Facts about the name Moshe

  • How many people with the first name Moshe have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 11,996 babies born with the first name Moshe in the United States. That's more than enough people named Moshe to occupy the country of Tuvalu with an estimated population of 10,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Moshe? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1942 when it was given as a first name to 9 new born babies.
  • When was Moshe first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Moshe is Saturday, May 15th, 1880.
  • What year had the most people named Moshe born? The highest recorded use of the first name Moshe was in 2014 with a total of 521 babies.
  • Random Moshe Factoid: According to the 2010 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Moshe ranks 81st in popularity as a baby boy's name in New York. Imagine that, 305 babies in New York have the same name as you in 2010.
  • Weird things about the name Moshe: Your name in reverse order is Ehsom. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Mheos. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Moshe? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 363 people with the last name Moshe.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Moshe? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Moshe as their last name since less than 1 person in 833k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!
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Common last names for Moshe

  • Levy
  • Cohen

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Moshe U.S.
  White 92.56% 64.26%
  African American 1.65% 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 4.13% 16.26%

Of Last Name Moshe

People with the last name Moshe are most frequently White

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

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

Hebrew

Origin and Meaning of Moshe

The name "Moshe" is of Hebrew origin, and it means "Drawn out of the Water". It's a name commonly given to boys.

Transliteration of Hebrew משה

  1. A male given name

Notable Persons With the Name Moshe

Moshe ben Maimon

Moshe ben Maimon was a philosopher. Moshe was born in 1135 in Cordova, Almoravid Empire. He breathed his last breath on December 12th, 1204.

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Moshe Dayan

Moshe Dayan was a 5th Minister of Foreign Affairs, 4th Minister of Defense, 7th Minister of Agriculture, and 4th Chief of General Staff. Moshe was born on May 20th, 1915 in Degania Alef. He left this life on October 16th, 1981.

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Moshe Kasher

Moshe Kasher is an observational comedy, black comedy, and surreal humour comedian. Moshe was born on July 6th, 1979 in Queens, New York, U.S.

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Moshe Safdie

Moshe Safdie is an architect. Moshe was born on July 14th, 1938 in Haifa.

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Moshe Katsav

Moshe Katsav is a President of Israel. His career lasted from 2000 to 2007. Moshe was born on December 5th, 1945 in Yazd.

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Moshe Sharett

Moshe Sharett was a Prime Minister of Israel, Minister of Foreign Affairs, and Ministry of Foreign Affairs (Israel). His career lasted from 1954 to 1955. Moshe was given the name Moshe Shertok on October 16th, 1894 in Kherson. He breathed his last breath on July 7th, 1965.

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  • Mike Brant
    (musician)
  • Moshe ben Nahman Girondi
    (philosopher)
  • Moshe Ya'alon
    (shalem center)
  • Moshé Feldenkrais
    (scientist)
  • Moshe Kahlon
    (famous human)
  • Mauritz Stiller
    (director)
  • Moshe Teitelbaum
    (rabbi)
  • Moshé Mizrahi
    (film director)
  • Moshe Barazani
    (famed person)
  • Moshe Ivgy
    (actor)
  • Moshe Peretz
    (singer-songwriter)
  • Professor Moshe Vardi
    (famous person)
  • Moshe Landau
    (Supreme Court of Israel judge)
  • Moshe Halbertal
    (philosopher)

Notable Persons With the Last Name Moshe

Haim Moshe

Haim Moshe is a mizrahi music, pop music, and music of israel singing and songwriter. He plays Vocals. He was most active from 1975 to present. Haim was born on September 20th, 1955 in Israel.

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Barak Moshe

Barak Moshe is a soccer player for the Hapoel Jerusalem F.C., Beitar Jerusalem F.C., Israel national under-17 football team, and Israel national under-18 football team. Barak was born on March 19th, 1991 in Jerusalem.

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Barash M. Moshe

Barash M. Moshe is a famed somebody in the fields of industrial engineering and manufacturing.

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Shlomi Moshe

Shlomi Moshe is an athlete for the Maccabi Kiryat Gat F.C.

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What does the name Moshe mean?

Mis for munificent, for you are extremely liberal in giving.

Ois for outlook, pleasing to all.

Sis for serene, your calm time.

His for hopeful, you see the bright side of things

Eis for excellence, your passion, your drive.

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