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758
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since 1880
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in 2010

Verity

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1966 6 6 0
1973 8 8 0
1974 7 7 0
1976 7 7 0
1977 20 20 0
1978 13 13 0
1979 17 17 0
1980 9 9 0
1981 11 11 0
1982 12 12 0
1983 8 8 0
1984 13 13 0
1985 7 7 0
1986 6 6 0
1987 7 7 0
1989 7 7 0
1990 12 12 0
1991 9 9 0
1992 5 5 0
1993 9 9 0
1996 10 10 0
1997 10 10 0
1998 13 13 0
1999 7 7 0
2000 17 17 0
2001 15 15 0
2002 16 16 0
2003 12 12 0
2004 15 15 0
2005 16 16 0
2006 19 19 0
2007 41 41 0
2008 29 29 0
2009 33 33 0
2010 46 46 0
2011 40 40 0
2012 52 52 0
2013 55 55 0
2014 59 59 0
2015 60 60 0

Fun Facts about the name Verity

  • How many people with the first name Verity have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 758 babies born with the first name Verity in the United States. That's more than enough people named Verity 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 Verity? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1966 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Verity first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Verity is Sunday, April 16th, 1905.
  • What year had the most people named Verity born? The highest recorded use of the first name Verity was in 2015 with a total of 60 babies.
  • Random Verity Factoid: According to the 2007 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Verity is not a popular baby girl's name in California. Imagine that, only 6 babies in California have the same name as you in 2007.
  • Weird things about the name Verity: Your name in reverse order is Ytirev. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Rtevyi. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Verity? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 1,011 people with the last name Verity.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Verity? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Verity as their last name since less than 1 person in 294k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!
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Popularity of Verity as a first name

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Popularity of Verity as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Verity U.S.
  White 92.19% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 1.38% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.78% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 3.66% 16.26%

Of Last Name Verity

People with the last name Verity are most frequently White

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

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

Latin

Origin and Meaning of Verity

The name "Verity" is of Latin origin, and it means "Truth". It's a name commonly given to girls.

Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
noun Ver"i*ty
Senses
  1. The quality or state of being true, or real; consonance of a statement, proposition, or other thing, with fact; truth; reality."The verityof certain words." [Shak.]"It is a proposition of eternal verity, that none can govern while he is despised." [South.]
  2. That which is true; a true assertion or tenet; a truth; a reality."Mark what I say, which you shall find By every syllable a faithful verity." [Shak.]

Etymology: F. vérité, L. veritas, fr. verus true. See Very

Other Dictionary Sources
  1. An enduring or necessary ethical or religious or aesthetic truth
  2. Conformity to reality or actuality
  1. A female given name derived from the Latin for truth; one of the Puritan virtue names.

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What does the name Verity mean?

Vis for value, the value you place on friendship.

Eis for extra, those little things you do!

Ris for rewards, from your hard work

Iis for interest, you show in others.

Tis for tried, tried and true you.

Yis for yes, always open to new possibilities

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