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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 96 years old.
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Comments about the name Urban
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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:
"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:
"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:
"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:
"I named my son Urban. When asked, people often mistakenly think his name is Irving." Jul. 21, 2007:
1 Negative Comment
"i my name. o its urban by the way. its just soo....weird" Oct. 29, 2006:
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