Jericho

Jericho - A very unique male name



  Jan 21,2020      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Jericho appeared on the charts for the first time in 1975 on position #2051. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Jericho and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Jericho? 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 Jericho. The baby boy name Jericho was given to 121 baby boys in 2012, ranking #1079 on the national boy baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 13,562 baby boys were given this name - making this a very unique male name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Jericho peaked in popularity 8 years ago in 2012 on position 1079.



Famous with this name

R. Jericho
Jericho Rosales
Jan Jericho


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Rating: 4/5 (16 people)


Jericho is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Jericho is currently topping the baby name charts in Nevada at position #356 - and is the least popular in New York at position #1,688.

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 Jericho is where you live.


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Jericho origin and meaning

Jericho is a 7 letter name with 3 syllables. We couldn't find any information about what this name means. To see famous people named Jericho, pop culture references for the name Jericho and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Jericho

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

Jorge / Jarius / Jorje / Jairus / Jerrick / Jaquarius / Jarek / Jeric / Jerick / Jarquez /

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
20121079
20111106
20101092
20091153
20081268
20071268
20061384
20051733
20041422
20031362
20021314
20011326
20001227
19992214
19981881
19971546
19962106
19951670
19941621
19932674
19921478
19912411
19901612
19892358
19882153
19811747
19802299
19791693
19771871
19752051

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
Nevada356
Arkansas480
Oregon519
Colorado533
Missouri710
Wisconsin803
Indiana891
Virginia906
Washington978
Arizona985
California1071
Texas1115
Florida1221
Georgia1290
Illinois1435
New York1688

Even more about Jericho


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 Jericho 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 Jericho?

3 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
2012
Peak year
Male


Popularity Score™

Name Jericho
Gender Male
Popularity 1 in 13,562
Letter count 7
Syllable count 3
Year first discovered 1975
2012 births +121

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