September

First Name
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since 1880
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of September

"September" is a name of American origin, and it means "Born in September". It's a name commonly given to girls.

Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
noun Sep*tem"ber
The ninth month of the year, containing thurty days.

Etymology: L., fr. septem seven, as being the seventh month of the Roman year, which began with March: cf. F. septembre. See Seven

Other Dictionary Sources
  1. The month following August and preceding October
Wiktionary

From Middle English, from late Old English, from Old French septembre, Latin september (“seventh month”), from septem (“seven”), from Proto-Indo-European *septḿ̥ (“seven”); September was the seventh month in the Roman calendar.

  1. The ninth month of the Gregorian calendar, following August and preceding October. Abbreviations: or , or
    Late is a beautiful time of year.
    This was one of the warmest on record.

September was also found in the following language(s): Afrikaans, Ewe, German, Indonesian, Luxembourgish, Malay, and Scots

Notable Persons Named September

September is a musician. Her ongoing career started in 2003. September was given the name Petra Linnea Paula Marklund on September 12th, 1984 in Stockholm. September is also known as September.

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September was born in 1943.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name September

September is a musician. Her ongoing career started in 2003. September was given the name Petra Linnea Paula Marklund on September 12th, 1984 in Stockholm. September is also known as September.

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Thabo September is a soccer player for the SuperSport United F.C. and Bush Bucks F.C. (1957). Thabo was born on November 3rd, 1982 in Knysna.

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Douglas September is a folk music, blues, and rock music musician. He plays Guitar. His career lasted from 1990 to 1990. Douglas was born on September 25th, 1972.

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Reggie was born on June 13th, 1923. He passed away on November 22nd, 2013.

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Franzel September is a rugby player. Franzel was born on June 6th, 1986 in Paarl, South Africa.

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Waylain was born on September 20th, 1984 in Paarl.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1955 20 20 0
1956 15 15 0
1957 24 24 0
1958 7 7 0
1959 17 17 0
1960 19 19 0
1961 29 29 0
1962 34 34 0
1963 37 37 0
1964 27 27 0
1965 27 27 0
1966 19 19 0
1967 16 16 0
1968 22 22 0
1969 24 24 0
1970 21 21 0
1971 27 27 0
1972 19 19 0
1973 25 25 0
1974 31 31 0
1975 43 43 0
1976 38 38 0
1977 49 49 0
1978 43 43 0
1979 50 50 0
1980 51 51 0
1981 47 47 0
1982 49 49 0
1983 39 39 0
1984 41 41 0
1985 40 40 0
1986 38 38 0
1987 37 37 0
1988 31 31 0
1989 29 29 0
1990 32 32 0
1991 34 34 0
1992 46 46 0
1993 44 44 0
1994 33 33 0
1995 33 33 0
1996 31 31 0
1997 30 30 0
1998 29 29 0
1999 28 28 0
2000 37 37 0
2001 26 26 0
2002 42 42 0
2003 32 32 0
2004 33 33 0
2005 20 20 0
2006 39 39 0
2007 32 32 0
2008 41 41 0
2009 29 29 0
2010 35 35 0
2011 28 28 0
2012 24 24 0
2013 31 31 0
2014 35 35 0
2015 29 29 0
2016 22 22 0

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Popularity of September as a first name

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Fun Facts about the name September

  • How Popular is the name September? September is the 6,768th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name September have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2016, the Social Security Administration has recorded 1,960 babies born with the first name September in the United States. That's more than enough people named September to occupy the territory of Christmas Island (Australia) with an estimated population of 1,462 (as of June 30, 2010).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named September? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1955 when it was given as a first name to 20 new born babies.
  • When was September first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name September is Friday, March 4th, 1892.
  • What year had the most people named September born? The highest recorded use of the first name September was in 1980 with a total of 51 babies.
  • Random September Factoid: According to the 1988 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name September is not a popular baby girl's name in California. Imagine that, only 5 babies in California have the same name as you in 1988.
  • Weird things about the name September: Your name in reverse order is Rebmetpes. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Epetesrbm. How do you pronounce that?

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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).
  • 1913 Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary via the Collaborative International Dictionary of English (License)
  • Other Dictionary Sources: WordNet 3.1 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University (License).
  • Wiktionary: Titles and License.
  • Notable persons via Wikipedia: Titles and License. Click each image for the attribution information.