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Zion

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1917 6 0 6
1973 5 0 5
1974 12 0 12
1975 8 0 8
1976 7 0 7
1977 8 0 8
1978 9 0 9
1979 8 0 8
1980 6 0 6
1981 10 0 10
1982 11 0 11
1983 10 0 10
1984 6 0 6
1985 14 5 9
1987 12 0 12
1988 12 0 12
1989 15 6 9
1990 9 0 9
1991 18 0 18
1992 39 8 31
1993 32 5 27
1994 48 11 37
1995 50 10 40
1996 81 20 61
1997 92 22 70
1998 285 43 242
1999 1,237 167 1,070
2000 1,160 156 1,004
2001 1,010 143 867
2002 953 125 828
2003 1,015 137 878
2004 1,219 212 1,007
2005 1,364 247 1,117
2006 1,636 337 1,299
2007 2,072 524 1,548
2008 2,032 434 1,598
2009 1,865 394 1,471
2010 1,937 413 1,524
2011 1,925 472 1,453
2012 1,882 354 1,528
2013 1,847 327 1,520
2014 1,773 296 1,477
2015 1,978 304 1,674

Want to know about the popularity of the Zion baby name? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 27,718 babies born with the name Zion in the United States. That's more than enough Zions to occupy the territory of British Virgin Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 24,000 (as of July 1, 2012). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1917 when it was given to 6 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Zion" was in 2015 with a total of 1,674 babies. (That's a lot of baby Zions)

According to the 2009 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Zion" ranks #61 in popularity as a baby boy's name in Hawaii. Imagine that, 23 babies in Hawaii have the same name as you in 2009. Across the entire United States a total of 1,865 babies also bear the same first name during the same year. OMG! It's tough being a popular person isn't it?

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Where is the name Zion popular?

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

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

Origin and Meaning of Zion

The name "Zion" is of Hebrew origin, and it means "Israel". It's a name commonly given to both boys and girls.

Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
noun Zi"on
Senses
  1. [Jewish Antiq] A hill in Jerusalem, which, after the capture of that city by the Israelites, became the royal residence of David and his successors.
  2. Hence, the theocracy, or church of God.
  3. The heavenly Jerusalem; heaven.

Etymology: Heb. tsīyōn, originally, a hill

Other Dictionary Sources
  1. An imaginary place considered to be perfect or ideal
  2. Jewish republic in southwestern Asia at eastern end of Mediterranean; formerly part of Palestine
  3. Originally a stronghold captured by David (the 2nd king of the Israelites); above it was built a temple and later the name extended to the whole hill; finally it became a synonym for the city of Jerusalem ("the inhabitants of Jerusalem are personified as `the daughter of Zion'")

Other Inspirations for the Name Zion

Zion Church
Zion National Park
Zion National Park Weather
Zion T
Zion Baptist Church
Zion Lodge
Zion Y Lennox

Alternative Meanings

Z is for zany, the funny side of you!

I is for interest, you show in others.

O is for ornate, nothing plain here!

N is for name, a pleasant one indeed.

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

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Past life for Zion born Oct 10, 2003

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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 Northern New Zealand approximately on 375. Your profession was artist, magician, and fortune teller.

Your psychological profile shows you had a natural talent of psychologist and knew how to use the opportunities. Cold-blooded and calm in any situation. Your problem - to learn to love and to trust the Universe. You are bound to think, study, reflect and develop inner wisdom.

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