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The name Charity is of Late Latin origin, and means generous love.  The table below indicates the number of times the name Charity has been given to baby girls in recent years.  The last 125 years refers to 1880 through 2004; last year refers to 2004.  The rank and count values are based on U.S. Social Security Administration counts for the one thousand most popular names given to baby girls in each of these years. 

Cumulative Usage Chart for the Name Charity
Use of the Name Charity for Girls During the Last ...
125 Years 50 Years 25 Years 10 Years 5 Years 2 Years 1 Year
28,140 25,968 15,908 5,135 2,736 1,020 489
The table below indicates the number of times the name Charity has been given to baby girls and baby boys each year, from 1880 through 2004.  A blank entry indicates that the name did not rank among the top one thousand names given to girls or boys, respectively, during the specified year.

Yearly Usage Chart for the Name Charity
  Used as a Girl Name Used as a Boy Name
Year RankCount RankCount
188028230  
188134822  
188232330  
188333229  
188435931  
188545921  
188634738  
188734040  
188834847  
188940536  
189035153  
189140737  
189246035  
189348831  
189443941  
189545840  
189646239  
189745043  
189843450  
189953731  
190050944  
190152234  
190256134  
190357532  
190449544  
190550046  
190646653  
190752247  
190851150  
190970732  
191064543  
191163945  
191267255  
191362169  
191475858  
191575676  
191676979  
191780573  
191882076  
191977383  
192090964  
192199856  
192298258  
1923    
192490970  
192594762  
1926    
192792765  
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1968959116  
1969653234  
1970547340  
1971533342  
1972371583  
1973261958  
19741861,407  
19751821,421  
19762041,202  
19772111,195  
19782311,068  
19792191,194  
19802441,060  
1981255964  
1982284858  
1983289814  
1984302789  
1985274911  
1986286857  
1987332739  
1988372647  
1989432570  
1990458535  
1991455552  
1992500484  
1993488514  
1994521479  
1995496493  
1996487487  
1997516462  
1998528476  
1999525481  
2000458602  
2001486572  
2002505542  
2003530531  
2004572489  
Totals:  28,140 0

During the last 125 years, parents have used Charity as a girl's name nearly 100% of the time and hardly ever as a boy's name.  Cumulative counts and total counts shown on the above tables are somewhat lower than actual counts because the name Charity appears in the top 1,000 girl names only 83 times during the last 125 years.

See the Social Security card applications information for qualifiers about the data shown on this page.


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