Providence

Providence - A very unique female name



  Apr 22,2019      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Providence appeared on the charts for the first time in 1910 on position #852. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Providence and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Providence? 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 Providence. The baby girl name Providence was given to 5 baby girls in 1957, ranking #2350 on the national girl baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 384,824 baby girls were given this name - making this a very unique female name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Providence peaked in popularity 108 years ago in 1911 on position 840.



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Providence is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Providence is currently topping the baby name charts in New York at position #1,353 - and is the least popular in New York at position #1,353.

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 Providence is where you live.


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Providence origin and meaning

Providence is a 10 letter name with 3 syllables. We couldn't find any information about what this name means. To see famous people named Providence, pop culture references for the name Providence and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Providence

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

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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
19572350
19492065
19421855
19411581
19401725
19381507
19371317
19351759
19341751
19331426
19311443
19301328
19281469
19271625
19251562
19241270
19231514
19221566
19211413
19201750
19191490
19181336
19171110
19161377
19151340
19141505
19131307
1911840
1910852

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
New York1353

Even more about Providence


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 Providence 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 Providence?

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
1911
Peak year
Female


Popularity Score™

Name Providence
Gender Female
Popularity 1 in 384,824
Letter count 10
Syllable count 3
Year first discovered 1910
1957 births +5

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