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Jr - A very unique male name



  Aug 25,2019      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Jr appeared on the charts for the first time in 1920 on position #1843. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Jr and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Jr? 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 Jr. The baby boy name Jr was given to 7 baby boys in 2010, ranking #3389 on the national boy baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 239,298 baby boys were given this name - making this a very unique male name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Jr peaked in popularity 94 years ago in 1925 on position 1227.



Famous with this name

Robert Downey Jr.
Tom Lister Jr.
John Gallagher Jr.


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Jr is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Jr is currently topping the baby name charts in Texas at position #1,893 - and is the least popular in Texas at position #1,893.

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 Jr is where you live.


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Jr origin and meaning

Jr is a 2 letter name with 0 syllables. We couldn't find any information about what this name means. To see famous people named Jr, pop culture references for the name Jr and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Jr

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

Jerry / Jairo / Jair / Jagger / Jere / Jacorey / Jakari / Jahir / Jory / Jacari /

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
20103389
20093413
20082862
20072935
20063559
20052187
20042585
20032667
20023642
20013213
20002944
19992156
19982334
19972374
19952663
19942720
19922898
19912884
19902637
19891557
19872385
19841653
19822411
19802046
19792229
19781925
19371573
19301305
19291747
19281630
19271310
19261608
19251227
19241908
19201843

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
Texas1893

Even more about Jr


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 Jr 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 Jr?

0 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
1925
Peak year
Male


Popularity Score™

Name Jr
Gender Male
Popularity 1 in 239,298
Letter count 2
Syllable count 0
Year first discovered 1920
2010 births +7

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