Herb

Herb - A very unique male name



  Mar 04,2021      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Herb appeared on the charts for the first time in 1928 on position #1797. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Herb and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Herb? Our experts and editorial staff have gathered trends and insights for 30,000+ baby names over the last 100 years -- And on this page you will learn everything you ever wanted to know about the name Herb. The baby boy name Herb was given to 5 baby boys in 1967, ranking #1616 on the national boy baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 333,407 baby boys were given this name - making this a very unique male name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Herb peaked in popularity 80 years ago in 1941 on position 742.



Famous with this name

Herb Vigran
Herb Ankrom
Herb Edelman


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Herb is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Herb is currently topping the baby name charts in California at position #1,119 - and is the least popular in California at position #1,119.

Why care about state specific baby name charts? It could be that a name that is very popular on the national overall charts is less (or even more) popular where you live. So make sure you check out the state specific charts below and find out how popular or unique Herb is where you live.


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Herb origin and meaning

Herb is a 4 letter name with 1 syllables. We couldn't find any information about what this name means. To see famous people named Herb, pop culture references for the name Herb and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Herb

We've found the following names that sound similar to Herb, sorted by popularity.

Harvey / Harvie / Herve / Hervey / Harvy / Herbie / Herby /

Name statistics


Most parents-to-be know if they want a popular or unique name, and with these charts and data tables you can easily get a better understanding of how popular or unique this name is.

With a quick glance you can easily tell if this name is increasing or declining in popularity - But note that its current popularity can actually differ a lot from state to state.

Chart position per year (visualized)



Chart position per state (visualized)



Chart position per year (table view)


Year Rank
19671616
19641356
1962985
19611545
19601510
19591045
19581021
19551652
19521407
19511626
19501610
19491463
19481210
1947852
1946802
1945785
1944856
19431429
1942832
1941742
19401227
1939832
19381159
19371389
19361240
19351016
19341455
19311495
19301199
19281797

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
California1119

Even more about Herb


These are some of the common questions you may want to have answered to know if this is the perfect name for your baby.

Is Herb a common or unique name?

By analyzing the number of births and frequency of this name we've determined that it's currently a very unique male name.

What is the number of syllables for the name Herb?

1 syllables. Why is this important? One of the things that makes a baby name sound good and have a nice rythm is the number of syllables - and especially the number of syllables along with the syllable count for your last name. A simple rule is to avoid having the same number of syllables in your first, middle and last name.

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#
On chart
1941
Peak year
Male


Popularity Score™

Name Herb
Gender Male
Popularity 1 in 333,407
Letter count 4
Syllable count 1
Year first discovered 1928
1967 births +5

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