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1k
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since 1880
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520
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Meanings and Origins

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Origin and Meaning of Nazareth

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  1. A historic town in northern Israel that is mentioned in the Gospels as the home of Joseph and Mary
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  1. An ancient town in the Middle East, today in the state of Israel.

Nazareth was also found in the following language(s): Latin

Notable Persons Named Nazareth

Nazareth Mitrou-Long is a basketball player for the Iowa State Cyclones and Iowa State Cyclones men's basketball in the Big 12 Conference. Nazareth was born on August 3rd, 1993 in Mississauga.

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Nazareth was born in 1941.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Nazareth

Annette was born on January 27th, 1956 in Providence, Rhode Island.

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Ernesto Nazareth was a classical music composer. They plays Piano. They hold the title Escovado. Ernesto was born on March 20th, 1863 in Brazil. They died on February 5th, 1934.

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Bronze Nazareth is a hip hop music record producer and rapping. Bronze was given the name Justin Cross on December 8th, 1979. Bronze is also known as Jaskaran Chahal.

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Beatrice of Nazareth was a saint. She holds the title Blessed Beatrix. Beatrice was born in 1200 in Tienen, Belgium. She passed away in 1268.

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Marco was born on April 12th, 1986 in Puerto Vallarta. He died on July 22nd, 2009.

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Alcione Nazareth is a composer, songwriter, instrumentalist, and vocalist. She plays Trumpet, Clarinet, and Vocals. Her ongoing career started in 1975. Alcione was given the name Alcione Dias Nazareth on November 21st, 1947 in São Luís, Maranhão.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1920 6 0 6
1925 5 0 5
1927 5 0 5
1929 5 0 5
1931 7 0 7
1964 5 0 5
1976 11 0 11
1977 5 0 5
1978 9 0 9
1979 9 0 9
1980 5 0 5
1981 5 0 5
1982 9 0 9
1983 5 0 5
1984 9 0 9
1986 8 0 8
1987 12 5 7
1988 9 0 9
1989 16 8 8
1990 17 8 9
1991 17 9 8
1992 14 7 7
1993 19 11 8
1994 18 8 10
1995 20 8 12
1996 26 10 16
1997 21 9 12
1998 32 17 15
1999 33 20 13
2000 41 13 28
2001 47 14 33
2002 38 14 24
2003 43 24 19
2004 52 19 33
2005 60 23 37
2006 46 11 35
2007 61 29 32
2008 52 23 29
2009 61 16 45
2010 48 25 23
2011 49 24 25
2012 60 27 33
2013 64 28 36
2014 73 38 35
2015 74 36 38
2016 105 64 41

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Popularity of Nazareth as a first name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Nazareth U.S.
  White 26.35% 64.26%
  African American 10.38% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 52.88% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 7.12% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 0.00% 16.26%

Of Last Name Nazareth

People with the last name Nazareth are most frequently White, African American, or Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander

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Fun Facts about the name Nazareth

  • How Popular is the name Nazareth? Nazareth is the 8,641st most popular name of all time. As a last name Nazareth was the 41,799th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Nazareth have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2016, the Social Security Administration has recorded 1,336 babies born with the first name Nazareth in the United States. That's more than enough people named Nazareth to occupy the territory of Niue (New Zealand) with an estimated population of 1,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Nazareth? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1920 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Nazareth first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Nazareth is Wednesday, April 22nd, 1868.
  • What year had the most people named Nazareth born? The highest recorded use of the first name Nazareth was in 2016 with a total of 64 babies.
  • Random Nazareth Factoid: According to the 2003 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Nazareth is not a popular baby girl's name in California. Imagine that, only 7 babies in California have the same name as you in 2003.
  • Weird things about the name Nazareth: Your name in reverse order is Hterazan. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Zrheanat. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Nazareth? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 520 people with the last name Nazareth.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Nazareth? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Nazareth as their last name since less than 1 person in 556k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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  • Sources:
  • 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).
  • Other Dictionary Sources: WordNet 3.1 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University (License).
  • Wiktionary: Titles and License.
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