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1k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
237
in the U.S.
in 2010

Sora

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1972 6 6 0
1973 5 5 0
1974 5 5 0
1975 8 8 0
1976 8 8 0
1977 11 11 0
1978 6 6 0
1979 12 12 0
1980 12 12 0
1981 10 10 0
1982 8 8 0
1983 9 9 0
1984 11 11 0
1985 9 9 0
1986 11 11 0
1987 7 7 0
1988 7 7 0
1989 13 13 0
1990 9 9 0
1991 23 23 0
1992 16 16 0
1993 17 17 0
1994 8 8 0
1995 11 11 0
1996 17 17 0
1997 11 11 0
1998 23 23 0
1999 12 12 0
2000 23 23 0
2001 26 26 0
2002 22 22 0
2003 33 33 0
2004 38 33 5
2005 44 36 8
2006 54 42 12
2007 50 38 12
2008 51 39 12
2009 49 35 14
2010 86 69 17
2011 60 52 8
2012 68 52 16
2013 55 36 19
2014 92 67 25
2015 84 53 31

Fun Facts about the name Sora

  • How many people with the first name Sora have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 1,140 babies born with the first name Sora in the United States. That's more than enough people named Sora 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 Sora? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1972 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Sora first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Sora is Tuesday, June 21st, 1892.
  • What year had the most people named Sora born? The highest recorded use of the first name Sora was in 2010 with a total of 69 babies.
  • Random Sora Factoid: According to the 2011 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Sora is not a popular baby girl's name in California. Imagine that, only 6 babies in California have the same name as you in 2011.
  • Weird things about the name Sora: Your name in reverse order is Aros. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Raso. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Sora? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 237 people with the last name Sora.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Sora? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Sora as their last name since less than 1 person in 1.3m people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!
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Popularity of Sora as a first name

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Popularity of Sora as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Sora U.S.
  White 59.07% 64.26%
  African American 8.86% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 17.72% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 13.50% 16.26%

Of Last Name Sora

People with the last name Sora are most frequently White, Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander, or Hispanic or Latino

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

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

Japanese

Origin and Meaning of Sora

The name "Sora" is of Japanese origin, and it means "Sky". It's a name commonly given to both boys and girls.

Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
noun So"ra
A North American rail (Porzana Carolina) common in the Eastern United States. Its back is golden brown, varied with black and white, the front of the head and throat black, the breast and sides of the head and neck slate-colored. Called also American rail Carolina rail Carolina crake common rail sora rail soree meadow chicken, and orto.
  1. An Austro-Asiatic language of India.
  2. A male given name
  3. Less often, a female given name

Sora was also found in the following language(s): Italian and Latin

Other Inspirations for the Name Sora

Sora Naruto
Sora No Method
Sora No Otoshimono
Sora Kingdom Hearts
Sora License In Nj
Sora No Game No Life
Sora No Woto
Sora Voice Actor
Sora Wholesale

Notable Persons With the Last Name Sora

Lee Sora

Lee Sora is a korean name. Lee was born in 1969.

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What does the name Sora mean?

Sis for sensible, the practical side.

Ois for organized, you always know where things are

Ris for rapport, friends seek you.

Ais for artistic, adding beauty to the world

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