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Urban

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Popularity Over Time: How Many Boys Have Been Named Urban

This chart illustrates how many Boys were named Urban in the U.S. since 1880.

A few facts about the boy's name Urban:

  • Records indicate that 1,724 boys in the United States have been named Urban since 1880.

  • The greatest number of people were given this name in 1924, when 104 people in the U.S. were given the name Urban. Those people are now 90 years old.

    So ... how do we know this stuff? Baby Names Hub identifies trends by analyzing vast amounts of data made available by the U.S. government and other public sources. This data, including social security statistics, provides detailed information on baby name popularity and trends in the United States.


     

    Comments about the name Urban

    83% Approval Rating
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      5 Positive Comments

  • "My grandad's name was Urban. Great guy, he lived in southern Indiana where there were several Urbans. My son named his son Urban. Unusual name, but will probably gain popularity as similiar names have, Ethan, Aaron, Logan, etc" Mar. 26, 2011: Report as inappropriate

  • "my father and i are both named urban he was born in 1912 i in 1945 i have never met another urban like many others most mistake it for either erwin or ervin its pronounced er-bun my grandmother was catholic so with 8 popes being named urban she thought it was different yet religous my self i like the name its not another bob,bill or joe!" Dec. 31, 2009: Report as inappropriate

  • "My litle boy was born in 2006 and we called him Urban. I love it and love that everyone else isnt called the same thing. Only problem is alot of people mistake it for herbert!!" Nov. 17, 2008: Report as inappropriate

  • "Oh, so we Urbans are practically extinct since the 1930's? ;-) So that's why I rarely get to meet someone with the same name as me ... It's a good name, kind of special, but sounding good. Once people got your name right, they'll never forget it ;-)" Jun. 6, 2008: Report as inappropriate

  • "I named my son Urban. When asked, people often mistakenly think his name is Irving." Jul. 21, 2007: Report as inappropriate

      1 Negative Comment

  • "i my name. o its urban by the way. its just soo....weird" Oct. 29, 2006: Report as inappropriate



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