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702
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since 1880
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in 2010

Truth

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1914 5 5 0
1918 5 5 0
1920 8 8 0
1921 5 5 0
1922 5 5 0
1923 6 6 0
1978 5 0 5
1994 5 0 5
1996 9 0 9
1997 5 5 0
1999 11 6 5
2000 16 5 11
2001 15 7 8
2002 30 13 17
2003 18 9 9
2004 29 14 15
2005 27 14 13
2006 35 18 17
2007 45 16 29
2008 40 16 24
2009 50 23 27
2010 52 21 31
2011 50 20 30
2012 48 17 31
2013 53 14 39
2014 60 25 35
2015 65 16 49

Fun Facts about the name Truth

  • How many people with the first name Truth have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 702 babies born with the first name Truth in the United States. That's more than enough people named Truth to occupy the territory of Cocos (Keeling) Islands (Australia) with an estimated population of 605 (as of June 30, 2010).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Truth? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1914 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Truth first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Truth is Wednesday, October 25th, 1865.
  • What year had the most people named Truth born? The highest recorded use of the first name Truth was in 2015 with a total of 49 babies.
  • Random Truth Factoid: According to the 2007 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Truth is not a popular baby boy's name in California. Imagine that, only 6 babies in California have the same name as you in 2007.
  • Weird things about the name Truth: Your name in reverse order is Hturt. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Thutr. How do you pronounce that?
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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

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Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
noun Truth
Senses
  1. The quality or being true; as: Conformity to fact or reality; exact accordance with that which is, or has been; or shall be.
    1. Conformity to rule; exactness; close correspondence with an example, mood, object of imitation, or the like.
      "Plows, to go true, depend much on the truth of the ironwork." [Mortimer.]
    2. Fidelity; constancy; steadfastness; faithfulness.
      "Alas! they had been friends in youth, But whispering tongues can poison truth." [Coleridge.]
    3. The practice of speaking what is true; freedom from falsehood; veracity.
      "If this will not suffice, it must appear That malice bears down truth." [Shak.]
  2. That which is true or certain concerning any matter or subject, or generally on all subjects; real state of things; fact; verity; reality."Speak ye every man the truth to his neighbor." [Zech. viii. 16.]"I long to know the truth here of at large." [Shak.]"The truth depends on, or is only arrived at by, a legitimate deduction from all the facts which are truly material." [Coleridge.]
  3. A true thing; a verified fact; a true statement or proposition; an established principle, fixed law, or the like; as, the great truths of morals."Even so our boasting . . . is found a truth." [2 Cor. vii. 14.]
  4. Righteousness; true religion."Grace and truth came by Jesus Christ." [John i. 17.]"Sanctify them through thy truth; thy word is truth." [John xvii. 17.]"He that doeth truth cometh to the light." [John iii. 21.]

Etymology: OE. treuthe trouthe treowpe, AS. treów�. See True; cf. Troth Betroth

verb Truth
To assert as true; to declare.
Other Dictionary Sources
  1. The quality of being near to the true value ("the lawyer questioned the truth of my account")
  2. A fact that has been verified ("at last he knew the truth" and "the truth is that he didn't want to do it")
  3. A true statement ("he told the truth" and "he thought of answering with the truth but he knew they wouldn't believe it")
  4. United States abolitionist and feminist who was freed from slavery and became a leading advocate of the abolition of slavery and for the rights of women (1797-1883)
  5. Conformity to reality or actuality ("they debated the truth of the proposition", "the situation brought home to us the blunt truth of the military threat", and "he was famous for the truth of his portraits")

From Middle English truthe, trewthe, treowthe, from Old English trēowþ, trīewþ (“truth, veracity, faith, fidelity, loyalty, honour, pledge, covenant”), from Proto-Germanic *triwwiþō (“promise, covenant, contract”), from Proto-Indo-European *drū- (“tree”), from Proto-Indo-European *deru- (“firm, solid”), equivalent to true +‎ -th. Cognate with Norwegian trygd (“trustworthiness, security, insurance”), Icelandic tryggð (“loyalty, fidelity”).

  1. The state or quality of being true to someone or something.
    to one's own feelings is all-important in life.
  2. (archaic) Faithfulness, fidelity.
  3. (obsolete) A pledge of loyalty or faith.
  4. True facts, genuine depiction or statements of reality.
    The is that our leaders knew a lot more than they were letting on.
  5. Conformity to fact or reality; correctness, accuracy.
    There was some in his statement that he had no other choice.
  6. Conformity to rule; exactness; close correspondence with an example, mood, model, etc.
  7. That which is real, in a deeper sense; spiritual or ‘genuine’ reality.
    The is what is.
    Alcoholism and redemption led me finally to .
  8. (countable) Something acknowledged to be true; a true statement or axiom.
    Hunger and jealousy are just eternal of human existence.
  9. (physics, dated) Topness. (See also truth quark.)

Other Inspirations for the Name Truth

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What does the name Truth mean?

Tis for treat, that you always are.

Ris for relax, you know how!

Uis for upstanding, your inner-self.

Tis for traditional, somewhat old fashioned.

His for hopeful, you see the bright side of things

Past life for Truth born Oct 27, 1988

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I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Yugoslavia approximately on 650. Your profession was warrior, hunter, fisherman, and executor of sacrifices.

You were sane, practical person, materialist with no spiritual consciousness. Your simple wisdom helped the weak and the poor. Your lesson - to conquer jealousy and anger in yourself and then in those, who will select you as their guide. You should understand that these weaknesses are caused by fear and self-regret.

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