Moses

Moses - A very unique male name



  Nov 28,2020      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Moses, meaning delivered from the water, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1910 on position #182. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Moses and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Moses? 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 Moses. The baby boy name Moses was given to 419 baby boys in 2012, ranking #558 on the national boy baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 3,917 baby boys were given this name - making this a very unique male name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Moses peaked in popularity 110 years ago in 1910 on position 182.



Famous with this name

Moses Chan
Moses Ingram
Mark Moses


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Moses is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Moses is currently topping the baby name charts in Washington at position #378 - and is the least popular in Michigan at position #978.

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 Moses is where you live.


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Moses origin and meaning

Moses is a 5 letter name with 1 syllables. This name means delivered from the water. To see famous people named Moses, pop culture references for the name Moses and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Moses

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

Mike / Max / Micah / Mack / Mickey / Moises / Moshe / Mekhi / Mose / Messiah /

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
2012558
2011514
2010516
2009503
2008494
2007459
2006451
2005531
2004513
2003497
2002476
2001455
2000473
1999487
1998523
1997538
1996539
1995594
1994560
1993546
1992576
1991574
1990592
1989556
1988543
1987517
1986542
1985498
1984469
1983457
1982459
1981439
1980457
1979414
1978458
1977457
1976447
1975427
1974473
1973495
1972561
1971590
1970574
1969562
1968578
1967583
1966588
1965506
1964579
1963541
1962507
1961498
1960457
1959476
1958460
1957465
1956460
1955450
1954443
1953430
1952402
1951384
1950383
1949395
1948375
1947403
1946402
1945396
1944354
1943351
1942359
1941342
1940337
1939357
1938342
1937330
1936362
1935348
1934324
1933314
1932326
1931314
1930319
1929312
1928314
1927316
1926314
1925316
1924300
1923287
1922288
1921287
1920289
1919291
1918296
1917288
1916281
1915296
1914269
1913257
1912235
1911213
1910182

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
Washington378
New York384
California386
Oregon433
Texas441
Pennsylvania442
Massachusetts507
Arizona527
New Jersey535
Missouri540
Virginia571
Colorado573
Minnesota581
Indiana615
Wisconsin649
Florida664
Utah670
Tennessee682
Alabama686
Ohio694
Georgia717
Louisiana827
North Carolina846
Illinois852
Michigan978

Even more about Moses


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 Moses 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 Moses?

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
1910
Peak year
Male


Popularity Score™

Name Moses
Gender Male
Popularity 1 in 3,917
Letter count 5
Syllable count 1
Year first discovered 1910
2012 births +419

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