Journey

Journey - A very unique female name



  Mar 20,2019      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Journey appeared on the charts for the first time in 1991 on position #4441. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Journey and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Journey? 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 Journey. The baby girl name Journey was given to 912 baby girls in 2012, ranking #328 on the national girl baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 1,550 baby girls were given this name - making this a very unique female name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Journey peaked in popularity 7 years ago in 2012 on position 328.



Famous with this name

Duane Journey
Carol Journey
Journey Gonzalez


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Journey is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Journey is currently topping the baby name charts in Hawaii at position #113 - and is the least popular in Arizona at position #667.

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 Journey is where you live.


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Journey origin and meaning

Journey is a 7 letter name with 2 syllables. We couldn't find any information about what this name means. To see famous people named Journey, pop culture references for the name Journey and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Journey

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

Journee / Jurnee / Jeremy / Journi / Journie / Jermaine / Journei / Jeremiah / Jermya / Jermani /

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
2012328
2011370
2010420
2009493
2008585
2007686
2006827
2005754
2004920
2003939
2002945
2001954
20001215
19991061
19982024
19973832
19963315
19953060
19914441

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
Hawaii113
District of Columbia132
South Carolina141
Missouri145
Arkansas153
Oklahoma160
Mississippi164
Georgia188
Tennessee199
Nevada204
Louisiana223
Ohio226
Indiana231
North Carolina238
Maryland249
Michigan258
Alabama262
Nebraska279
Wisconsin295
Kansas309
Kentucky314
Illinois329
Minnesota350
Texas357
Pennsylvania384
Florida391
Virginia400
Connecticut434
Utah475
Iowa489
New Jersey541
Colorado601
California630
New York651
Washington657
Arizona667

Even more about Journey


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 Journey 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 female name.

What is the number of syllables for the name Journey?

2 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
Female


Popularity Score™

Name Journey
Gender Female
Popularity 1 in 1,550
Letter count 7
Syllable count 2
Year first discovered 1991
2012 births +912

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