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Socorro

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1913 8 8 0
1914 10 10 0
1915 18 18 0
1916 17 17 0
1917 28 28 0
1918 46 46 0
1919 65 56 9
1920 76 76 0
1921 98 93 5
1922 100 90 10
1923 100 90 10
1924 134 124 10
1925 136 126 10
1926 164 158 6
1927 148 138 10
1928 159 146 13
1929 177 161 16
1930 149 137 12
1931 121 115 6
1932 121 107 14
1933 89 89 0
1934 115 107 8
1935 112 104 8
1936 92 86 6
1937 108 98 10
1938 88 81 7
1939 85 79 6
1940 95 84 11
1941 98 86 12
1942 121 112 9
1943 97 87 10
1944 84 72 12
1945 88 88 0
1946 106 98 8
1947 109 100 9
1948 119 114 5
1949 116 104 12
1950 101 92 9
1951 112 106 6
1952 104 96 8
1953 99 91 8
1954 96 85 11
1955 106 94 12
1956 84 76 8
1957 99 99 0
1958 85 85 0
1959 114 109 5
1960 82 82 0
1961 79 79 0
1962 89 89 0
1963 89 79 10
1964 78 71 7
1965 72 72 0
1966 80 70 10
1967 65 65 0
1968 56 56 0
1969 52 52 0
1970 68 62 6
1971 53 53 0
1972 65 65 0
1973 66 61 5
1974 68 68 0
1975 64 57 7
1976 69 62 7
1977 68 62 6
1978 71 66 5
1979 70 61 9
1980 87 79 8
1981 79 71 8
1982 59 48 11
1983 67 60 7
1984 72 63 9
1985 45 37 8
1986 51 42 9
1987 57 48 9
1988 59 49 10
1989 47 39 8
1990 62 56 6
1991 62 54 8
1992 52 46 6
1993 51 43 8
1994 48 38 10
1995 52 46 6
1996 35 35 0
1997 58 50 8
1998 39 32 7
1999 28 28 0
2000 28 28 0
2001 38 38 0
2002 20 20 0
2003 26 26 0
2004 19 19 0
2005 24 24 0
2006 16 16 0
2007 15 15 0
2008 15 15 0
2009 11 11 0
2010 13 13 0
2011 10 10 0
2012 8 8 0
2013 7 7 0
2014 10 10 0
2015 8 8 0

Fun Facts about the name Socorro

  • How many people with the first name Socorro have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 7,379 babies born with the first name Socorro in the United States. That's more than enough people named Socorro to occupy the territory of Saint Pierre and Miquelon (France) with an estimated population of 6,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Socorro? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1913 when it was given as a first name to 8 new born babies.
  • When was Socorro first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Socorro is Friday, May 5th, 1876.
  • What year had the most people named Socorro born? The highest recorded use of the first name Socorro was in 1929 with a total of 161 babies.
  • Random Socorro Factoid: According to the 1927 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Socorro ranks 34th in popularity as a baby girl's name in Arizona. Imagine that, 26 babies in Arizona have the same name as you in 1927.
  • Weird things about the name Socorro: Your name in reverse order is Orrocos. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Osocorr. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Socorro? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 701 people with the last name Socorro.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Socorro? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Socorro as their last name since less than 1 person in 417k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

Where is the name Socorro popular?

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Popularity of Socorro as a first name

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Popularity of Socorro as a last name

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Common last names for Socorro

  • Garcia
  • Hernandez
  • Martinez
  • Rodriguez
  • Gonzalez
  • Lopez
  • Perez
  • Ramirez
  • Gomez
  • Rivera
  • Gonzales
  • Flores
  • Sanchez
  • Vasquez
  • Castillo

Common first names for Socorro

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Socorro U.S.
  White 8.70% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 4.85% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 84.88% 16.26%

Of Last Name Socorro

People with the last name Socorro are most frequently Hispanic or Latino

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

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

Spanish

Origin and Meaning of Socorro

The name "Socorro" is of Spanish origin, and it means "Help, succour". It's a name commonly given to girls.

Notable Persons With the Name Socorro

Cory Quirino

Cory Quirino is a presenter and tv hostess. Cory was given the name Socorro Alicia Rastrollo Quirino on August 11th, 1953.

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Socorro Herrera

Socorro Herrera is an actor and actress. Socorro was born in United States.

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Socorro Bonilla

Socorro Bonilla is an actress. She has been prominent since 1968. Socorro was given the name María del Socorro Martínez Ortega on August 20th, 1947 in Camargo, Chihuahua. Socorro is also known as Socorro Martínez.

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Socorro Santiago

Socorro Santiago is a famous person. Socorro was born on July 12th, 1951 in New York City.

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Socorro Acioli

Socorro Acioli is a children's literature writer. Socorro was born on February 24th, 1975 in Fortaleza.

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Socorro Avelar

Socorro Avelar was an actor. Socorro was born in 1925 in Cuernavaca, Morelos, Mexico. She died on February 11th, 2003.

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  • Socorro Díaz Palacios
    (journalist)

Notable Persons With the Last Name Socorro

Juan Carlos Socorro

Juan Carlos Socorro is a soccer player for the UD Las Palmas, Elche CF, Universidad de Las Palmas CF, Deportivo Italia (1948–2010), UD Gáldar, and Venezuela national football team. Juan was born on May 13th, 1972 in Caracas, Venezuela.

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What does the name Socorro mean?

Sis for smile, it gives you face value.

Ois for optimistic, look at the bright side!

Cis for captive, your web of charm.

Ois for orderly, a lifelong passion.

Ris for resourceful, in any challenge that comes your way

Ris for realist, the way you are.

Ois for observant, nothing gets by you!

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