Sinead

First Name
1k
in the U.S.
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 Sinead

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  • According to a user from Germany, the name Sinead is of Irish origin and means "God is gracious".

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Wiktionary

Of Irish origin, variant of Jane or Jean, in turn feminine forms of the Hebrew name John, meaning God is gracious.

  1. A female given name.

Notable Persons Named Sinead

Sinéad O’Connor is an alternative rock, pop rock, and folk rock musician. She plays Vocals, guitar, bass, keyboards, percussion, and Tin whistle. She was most prominent from 1986 to present. Sinéad was given the name Sinéad Marie Bernadette O’Connor on December 8th, 1966 in Glenageary, County Dublin, Ireland.

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Sinéad Cusack is an actress. She has been prominent since 1967. Sinéad was given the name Jane Moira Cusack by her parent Cyril Cusack on February 18th, 1948 in Dalkey, County Dublin, Ireland.

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Sinead Keenan is an actress. She was most active from 1999 to present. Sinead was born Sinead Keenan on December 27th, 1977 in Dublin.

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Sinead Matthews is an actress. Sinead was born in 1980 in Coventry, West Midlands, England.

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Sinéad O'Carroll is a pop music musician. She plays Guitar, Piano, and Vocals. She has been prominent since 1997. Sinéad was given the name Sinéad Maria O'Carroll on May 14th, 1973.

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Sinead Harnett is an electronic music, dance music, soul music, and contemporary r&b musician. They were most prominent from 2011 to present. Sinead was born on October 12th, 1989.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1975 10 10 0
1976 7 7 0
1977 14 14 0
1978 14 14 0
1979 13 13 0
1980 18 18 0
1981 18 18 0
1982 10 10 0
1983 6 6 0
1984 8 8 0
1985 12 12 0
1986 15 15 0
1987 11 11 0
1988 33 33 0
1989 51 51 0
1990 160 160 0
1991 143 143 0
1992 71 71 0
1993 32 32 0
1994 30 30 0
1995 37 37 0
1996 38 38 0
1997 44 44 0
1998 43 43 0
1999 29 29 0
2000 38 38 0
2001 32 32 0
2002 38 38 0
2003 29 29 0
2004 35 35 0
2005 27 27 0
2006 26 26 0
2007 37 37 0
2008 14 14 0
2009 19 19 0
2010 13 13 0
2011 17 17 0
2012 11 11 0
2013 12 12 0
2014 13 13 0
2015 10 10 0
2016 7 7 0
2017 13 13 0

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Popularity of Sinead as a first name

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Fun Facts about the name Sinead

  • How Popular is the name Sinead? Sinead is the 9,121st most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Sinead have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 1,258 babies born with the first name Sinead in the United States. That's more than enough people named Sinead 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 Sinead? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1975 when it was given as a first name to 10 new born babies.
  • When was Sinead first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Sinead is Thursday, March 22nd, 1945.
  • What year had the most people named Sinead born? The highest recorded use of the first name Sinead was in 1990 with a total of 160 babies.
  • Random Sinead Factoid: According to the 1994 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Sinead is not a popular baby girl's name in California. Imagine that, only 6 babies in California have the same name as you in 1994.
  • Weird things about the name Sinead: Your name in reverse order is Daenis. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Adeisn. 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).
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