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Teddy

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75k Ted (English)

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1890 6 0 6
1897 7 0 7
1898 5 0 5
1900 16 0 16
1901 15 0 15
1902 11 0 11
1903 14 0 14
1904 17 0 17
1905 26 5 21
1906 25 8 17
1907 20 0 20
1908 19 7 12
1909 16 0 16
1910 23 0 23
1911 29 8 21
1912 61 6 55
1913 46 9 37
1914 80 0 80
1915 137 5 132
1916 153 7 146
1917 188 6 182
1918 271 11 260
1919 257 18 239
1920 245 7 238
1921 282 7 275
1922 243 10 233
1923 296 19 277
1924 307 15 292
1925 279 18 261
1926 337 25 312
1927 333 21 312
1928 403 15 388
1929 401 24 377
1930 431 13 418
1931 443 19 424
1932 487 25 462
1933 498 23 475
1934 477 19 458
1935 434 20 414
1936 458 27 431
1937 461 27 434
1938 482 33 449
1939 444 23 421
1940 478 28 450
1941 506 23 483
1942 553 37 516
1943 562 58 504
1944 537 33 504
1945 515 45 470
1946 577 25 552
1947 544 35 509
1948 570 32 538
1949 638 24 614
1950 576 27 549
1951 594 33 561
1952 559 22 537
1953 558 20 538
1954 493 20 473
1955 509 23 486
1956 574 14 560
1957 594 26 568
1958 586 21 565
1959 590 15 575
1960 605 14 591
1961 624 13 611
1962 582 12 570
1963 553 8 545
1964 565 10 555
1965 531 8 523
1966 522 9 513
1967 461 10 451
1968 478 8 470
1969 456 8 448
1970 384 7 377
1971 379 8 371
1972 342 8 334
1973 269 0 269
1974 276 5 271
1975 286 10 276
1976 289 0 289
1977 293 6 287
1978 249 5 244
1979 300 9 291
1980 251 0 251
1981 241 0 241
1982 220 0 220
1983 195 0 195
1984 169 9 160
1985 154 5 149
1986 195 8 187
1987 198 13 185
1988 208 9 199
1989 175 11 164
1990 164 0 164
1991 158 7 151
1992 136 9 127
1993 134 13 121
1994 132 12 120
1995 111 16 95
1996 140 11 129
1997 127 11 116
1998 97 6 91
1999 102 6 96
2000 89 0 89
2001 94 8 86
2002 81 5 76
2003 79 0 79
2004 73 5 68
2005 83 6 77
2006 78 0 78
2007 78 5 73
2008 73 0 73
2009 80 0 80
2010 69 0 69
2011 81 12 69
2012 70 7 63
2013 75 10 65
2014 91 19 72
2015 100 9 91

Want to know about the popularity of the Teddy baby name? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 33,341 babies born with the name Teddy in the United States. That's more than enough Teddies to occupy the country of San Marino with an estimated population of 32,312 (as of March 31, 2012). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1890 when it was given to 6 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Teddy" was in 1949 with a total of 614 babies.

According to the 1937 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Teddy" ranks #104 in popularity as a baby boy's name in West Virginia. Imagine that, 35 babies in West Virginia have the same name as you in 1937. Across the entire United States a total of 461 babies also bear the same first name during the same year.

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Where is the name Teddy popular?

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

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

Origin and Meaning of Teddy

The name "Teddy" is of English origin, and it means "Diminutive form of Edward or Theodore". It's a name commonly given to boys.

Other Dictionary Sources
  1. A woman's sleeveless undergarment
  2. Plaything consisting of a child's toy bear (usually plush and stuffed with soft materials)

Teddy Sheringham

Teddy Sheringham is a football biography. Teddy was born in 1966 in Highams Park, London, England.

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Teddy Geiger

Teddy Geiger is a musician, singer-songwriter, and music producer specializing in alternative rock and pop rock music with the most prominent portion of his career being from 2 to present. Teddy was born in 1988 as John T Geiger II.

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Teddy Lucic

Teddy Lucic is a football biography. Teddy was born in 1973 in Gothenburg, Sweden.

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Other Inspirations for the Name Teddy

Teddy Afro
Teddy And The Bully Bar
Teddy Bear Dogs
Teddy Bridgewater
Teddy Roosevelt
Teddy Ruxpin
Teddy Brown
Teddy Pendergrass
Teddy Riley
Teddy Roosevelt Island

Alternative Meanings

T is for tasteful, the way you communicate.

E is for enchant, for enchant you will.

D is for dependable, on you I can rely.

D is for desire, your thoughts do aspire.

Y is for yearn, your innermost desires.

Your name in reverse order is "Yddet". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Eddty". How do you pronounce that?

Now try the names of everyone you know including friends, cousins, neighbors, classmates, co-workers or your pets. Even your favorite anime, TV or movie characters! See what their names mean. Remember, this is purely just for fun.

Past life for Teddy born Mar 8, 1936

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I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a male in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Eastern Australia approximately on 775. Your profession was map maker, astrologer, and astronomer.

Psychologically, you were timid, constrained, and quiet. You had creative talents, waited until that life to be liberated. Sometimes environment considered you strange. It always seemed to you, that your perceptions of the world are somewhat different. Your lesson - to trust your intuition as your best guide in present life.

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