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The name Cruz is of Spanish origin, and means cross.  The table below indicates the number of times the name Cruz has been given to baby boys 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 boys in each of these years. 

Cumulative Usage Chart for the Name Cruz
Use of the Name Cruz for Boys During the Last ...
125 Years 50 Years 25 Years 10 Years 5 Years 2 Years 1 Year
9,541 6,917 5,093 2,850 1,672 760 402
The table below indicates the number of times the name Cruz has been given to baby boys and baby girls each year, from 1880 through 2004.  A blank entry indicates that the name did not rank among the top one thousand names given to boys or girls, respectively, during the specified year.

Yearly Usage Chart for the Name Cruz
  Used as a Boy Name Used as a Girl Name
Year RankCount RankCount
18808386  
1881    
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1891    
1892    
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1895    
1896    
1897    
1898    
1899    
1900    
1901    
1902    
1903    
1904    
190571012  
1906    
190788310  
1908    
1909    
1910    
191183116  
1912    
1913    
1914    
1915    
1916    
1917    
1918    
19198126585267
19208037099055
19219395688570
192286164  
19237927080382
192481369  
19257058486175
192669084  
19277597596362
19287317785572
19296758289664
19308096493661
19317406983168
193277867  
193376763  
193486353  
193572471  
19368105786362
19378025991057
19386877796754
19397137096354
19407307098153
194183358  
194273377  
194377671  
194480161  
194580659  
194676076  
194777379  
194877477  
1949676102  
195075682  
195174886  
195275986  
195380479  
195487171  
195583477  
195680186  
195784778  
195875096  
195983284  
196083283  
196184283  
196287076  
196387373  
196482784  
196592464  
196683376  
196793759  
196884474  
196982488  
197096669  
1971    
197293973  
197398068  
197486186  
197597271  
197692781  
197794182  
1978797113  
1979    
198093990  
198194590  
1982882102  
198392192  
1984869102  
1985807120  
1986733152  
1987701169  
1988709173  
1989691207  
1990717200  
1991740188  
1992801169  
1993784181  
1994724208  
1995703227  
1996717218  
1997695229  
1998659261  
1999689243  
2000646280  
2001596331  
2002640301  
2003596358  
2004559402  
Totals:  9,541 956

During the last 125 years, parents have used Cruz as a boy's name about 90% of the time and less frequently (about 9% of the time) as a girl's name.  Cumulative counts and total counts shown on the above tables are somewhat lower than actual counts because the name Cruz appears in the top 1,000 boy names only 88 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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