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in 2010

Ryder

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born Ranking
1960 6 0 6
1963 7 0 7
1966 13 0 13
1967 8 0 8
1968 5 0 5
1969 15 0 15
1970 15 0 15
1971 9 0 9
1972 16 0 16
1973 11 0 11
1974 22 0 22
1975 15 0 15
1976 18 0 18
1977 17 0 17
1978 15 0 15
1979 16 0 16
1980 12 0 12
1981 14 0 14
1982 15 0 15
1983 17 0 17
1984 12 0 12
1985 26 0 26
1986 26 0 26
1987 28 0 28
1988 30 0 30
1989 23 0 23
1990 33 0 33
1991 42 0 42
1992 73 0 73
1993 80 0 80
1994 135 0 135
1995 143 0 143
1996 125 0 125
1997 181 0 181
1998 155 0 155
1999 162 0 162
2000 203 0 203
2001 179 5 174
2002 246 0 246
2003 305 0 305
2004 842 11 831
2005 1,120 11 1,109
2006 1,366 24 1,342
2007 1,779 26 1,753
2008 1,949 17 1,932
2009 2,749 32 2,717
2010 3,006 45 2,961
2011 3,829 129 3,700
2012 3,917 110 3,807 #100 boy name
2013 3,871 103 3,768
2014 4,216 129 4,087 #95 boy name
2015 4,263 133 4,130 #98 boy name

Fun Facts about the name Ryder

  • How many people with the first name Ryder have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 35,380 babies born with the first name Ryder in the United States. That's more than enough people named Ryder 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 Ryder? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1960 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Ryder first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Ryder is Saturday, April 2nd, 1887.
  • What year had the most people named Ryder born? The highest recorded use of the first name Ryder was in 2015 with a total of 4,130 babies. That's a lot of babies named Ryder!
  • Random Ryder Factoid: According to the 2010 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Ryder ranks 97th in popularity as a baby boy's name in Minnesota. Imagine that, 70 babies in Minnesota have the same name as you in 2010.
  • Weird things about the name Ryder: Your name in reverse order is Redyr. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Yrdre. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Ryder? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 14,228 people with the last name Ryder.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Ryder? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 5 of them will have Ryder as their last name.
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Popularity of Ryder as a first name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Ryder U.S.
  White 92.14% 64.26%
  African American 2.85% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.78% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.52% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.70% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.02% 16.26%

Of Last Name Ryder

People with the last name Ryder are most frequently White

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

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

English

Origin and Meaning of Ryder

The name "Ryder" is of English origin, and it means "Knight, mounted warrior". It's a name commonly given to both boys and girls.

Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
noun Ry"der
Senses
  1. A clause added to a document; a rider. See Rider.(Obs)
  2. Etymology: D. rijder, properly, a rider

    A gold coin of Zealand [Netherlands] equal to 14 florins, about $5.60 (ca. 1910).
  1. An occupational surname​ for a rider, cavalryman, or knight.
  2. A male given name, modern transferred use of the surname.
  3. A city/village in North Dakota.

Notable Persons With the Name Ryder

Ryder Hesjedal

Ryder Hesjedal is a leading somebody. Ryder was born on December 9th, 1980 in Victoria, British Columbia.

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Ryder Lynn

Ryder Lynn is a noteworthy person.

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Ryder Skye

Ryder Skye is a noteworthy individual. Ryder was born on October 13th, 1983 in Los Angeles.

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Ryder Matos

Ryder Matos is a soccer player for the Udinese Calcio, Esporte Clube Vitória, ACF Fiorentina, Esporte Clube Bahia, Córdoba CF, Sociedade Esportiva Palmeiras, Carpi F.C. 1909, and Brazil national under-20 football team. Ryder was born on February 27th, 1993 in Seabra, Brazil.

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Ryder Ripps

Ryder Ripps is a famed individual. Ryder was born on July 7th, 1986 in New York City.

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Ryder Maggie

Ryder Maggie is a leading person.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Ryder

Winona Ryder

Winona Ryder is an actress. She was most prominent from 1985 to present. Winona was given the name Winona Laura Horowitz by her parent Michael Horowitz on October 29th, 1971 in Olmsted County, Minnesota, U.S.

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Zack Ryder

Zack Ryder is a notable person. Zack was born on May 14th, 1985 in Merrick, New York, United States.

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Shaun Ryder

Shaun Ryder is an alternative rock, madchester, baggy, alternative dance, electronica, and britpop musician. His most notable accomplishments were from 1980 to present. Shaun was given the name Shaun William George Ryder on August 23rd, 1962 in Little Hulton, Lancashire, England. Shaun is also known as X.

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Dylan Ryder

Dylan Ryder is a leading somebody. Dylan was born on February 23rd, 1981 in Fresno, California, U.S.

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Mitch Ryder

Mitch Ryder is a rock, roll, rhythm, blues, blue-eyed soul, garage rock, and hard rock musician. His most notable accomplishments were from 1962 to present. Mitch was given the name William S. Levise, Jr. on February 26th, 1945. Mitch is also known as Mitch Ryder.

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Serena Ryder

Serena Ryder is a folk rock and indie rock musician and songwriter. She plays Guitar, Harmonica, and Vocals. She holds the title Weak in The Knees" and Stompa". She was most prominent from 1999 to present. Serena was born on December 8th, 1982 in Toronto.

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  • Albert Pinkham Ryder
    (artist)
  • Michael Ryder
    (hockey player)
  • Guy Ryder
    (General Secretary of the International Confederation of Free Trade Unions)
  • (The Right Honourable)
    (notable person)
  • John Ryder
    (important person)
  • Erin Ryder
    (reality television presenter)
  • Robert Ryder
    (member of parliament)
  • Eddie Ryder
    (influential somebody)
  • Sophie Ryder
    (influential person)
  • William James Ryder
    (influential individual)
  • Arthur W. Ryder
    (notable human)
  • Charles Wolcott Ryder
    (military person)
  • Ernest Ryder
    (notable person)
  • Robert Edward Ryder
    (military person)

What does the name Ryder mean?

Ris for righteous, you know when you're right.

Yis for youthful, your eternal look.

Dis for dependable, on you I can rely.

Eis for extra, those little things you do!

Ris for rich, in the love from others

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