How popular is the baby name Unnamed in the United States right now? How popular was it historically? Find out using the graph below! Plus, see baby names similar to Unnamed and check out all the blog posts that mention the name Unnamed.
The final installment of the top baby name debuts for boys!
10 to 1:
- Jahiem debuted with 155 baby boys in 2001.
Inspired by rapper Jaheim.
- Khiry debuted with 159 baby boys in 1989.
Inspired by singer Khiry Abdulsamad, a member of The Boys.
- Shyheim debuted with 168 baby boys in 1994.
Inspired by rapper Shyheim.
- Cordero debuted with 173 baby boys in 1986.
Inspired by Cordero Roberts, a character on the soap opera “One Life to Live.”
- Yurem debuted with 206 baby boys in 2007.
Inspired by Yurem Rojas, winner of the reality TV show “Buscando a Timbiriche, La Nueva Banda.”
- Kunta debuted with 215 baby boys in 1977.
Inspired by Kunta Kinte, a character on the TV miniseries “Roots.”
- Levar debuted with 523 baby boys in 1977.
Inspired by LeVar Burton, an actor in the TV miniseries “Roots.”
- Nakia debuted with 611 baby boys in 1974.
Inspired by Nakia Parker, a character on the TV movie/show “Nakia.”
- Christop debuted with 1,082 baby boys in 1989.
Not inspired by anything — just part of the great baby name glitch of 1989.
And there it is! The top boy name debuts ever, so far. Did any of the names this week surprise you?
*The Top 50 Baby Name Debuts for Boys: 50-41, 40-31, 30-21, 20-11, 10-1*
And now for the third installment of the top baby name debuts for girls.
From 30 to 21:
Aideliz, Rosangelica & Unnamed, 3-way tie for #30
- Aideliz debuted with 91 baby girls in 2008.
Inspired by Aideliz Hidalgo, a contestant on the TV beauty pageant “Nuestra Belleza Latina 2008.”
- Rosangelica debuted with 91 baby girls in 1993.
Inspired by Rosangelica, a character on the telenovela “Rosangelica.”
- Unnamed debuted with 91 baby girls in 1989.
No inspiration; possibly related to the great baby name glitch of 1989.
- Alliyah debuted with 94 baby girls in 1994.
Inspired by singer Aaliyah.
Greydis & Sharday, 2-way tie for #28
- Greydis debuted with 100 baby girls in 2009.
Inspired by Greydis Gil, winner of the TV beauty pageant “Nuestra Belleza Latina 2009.”
- Sharday debuted with 100 baby girls in 1985.
Inspired by singer Sade [shah-DAY].
- Torey debuted with 102 baby girls in 1959.
Inspired by the TV sitcom “Peck’s Bad Girl.”
- Tennille debuted with 103 baby girls in 1975.
Inspired by the duo Captain & Tennille.
- Izamar debuted with 107 baby girls in 1990.
Inspired by Isamar Medina, a character on the telenovela “La Revancha.”
- Kelis debuted with 108 baby girls in 2000.
Inspired by singer Kelis.
- Jaleesa debuted with 116 baby girls in 1987.
Inspired by Jaleesa Vinson, a character on the TV sitcom “A Different World.”
- Turkessa debuted with 119 baby girls in 1975.
Inspired by Turkessa (b. 1975), baby of Supremes singer Mary Wilson.
The final two groups of ten are coming up tomorrow and Friday. Stay tuned!
*The Top 50 Baby Name Debuts for Girls: 50-41, 40-31, 30-21, 20-11, 10-1*
What were the most and least popular first letters for baby names in 2009? The big winner was A, the big loser was U.
A-names accounted for over 12.3% of the baby names registered last year, while U-names accounted for less than .2%.
A-, J- and K-names went to over 31% of 2009’s babies. U-, X- and Q-names, on the other hand, were given to less than 1%.
The most popular first letters for baby girls was also A, by a long shot. About 15% of girls got an A-name.
Second and third place were M and K, both over 9%. Fourth and fifth were J (over 8%) and S (over 7%). These five letters accounted for close to 50% of all the girl names given last year.
The most popular first letters for baby boys was J. Over 11% of boys got a J-name.
Second and third place went to A and K, both over 9%. Next were D (over 7%), T and M (both over 6%). These six letters accounted for more than 50% of all the boy names given last year.
[My sample included the names of 1,814,929 baby girls and 1,958,848 baby boys born in the U.S. in 2009. I excluded non-names like Baby, Babyboy, Babygirl, Unknown and Unnamed from the calculations. All data came from the SSA.]
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