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Jurgen is a male first name.

Jurgen – one in 100,000!

There’s a good chance that a boy named Jurgen in a medium-sized town will be unique. That’s because only a few babies a year are named Jurgen in all of the US. Only about one in 100,000 boys is named Jurgen by his parents. In the ranking of most common boys names in recent years, Jurgen ranks at #5,732. That means there are 5,731 more common boys names, but there are also a few thousand that are even rarer. If you polled the whole US population – children, adults and seniors – you’d find less than one in 10,000 to be named Jurgen.

You won't believe all there is 
to discover about the name

Jurgen -
once in a blue moon

Do you know the feeling when you go to the zoo and the animal that is supposed to be in the enclosure is not there? You know it should to be there, but you've never seen it? It's the same with Jurgen. Boys named Jurgen have made themselves scarce. But some parents got a taste for it many years ago: Reaching pos. 2,209 Jurgen ranked higher than ever in 1963. By comparison, there have been 96 years in which the first name Jurgen has not been given at all (or less than 5 times, which is the minimum number required for a name to be included in the statistics), most recently in 2004. In general, parents name their sons Jurgen only once in a blue moon, so boys and men with this name can consider themselves really special!

In years where the graph has no value, the name Jurgen was given less than five times or even none at all in the entire USA.

Jurgen in 2022 – a precious jewel

In 2022, Jurgen continues to be a precious jewel: 19 newborns were named Jurgen that year, ranking #4,324 in the SmartGenius name statistics. If your baby's name is Jurgen, you must have a flair for beautiful and rare names: Congratulations, your child is sure to feel unique.

Jurgen -
at home in

Meeting a man or boy named Jurgen is something really special. Out of all 50 states, men and boys named Jurgen can be found in only : . No other state currently has residents named Jurgen. However, we must admit that a given name is only included in a state’s official statistics if there are at least five people with that name living in that state – so it’s quite possible that there are still a few men and boys called Jurgen living in one state or another. (If your name is Jurgen and you live outside of , we’d really appreciate it if you’d let us know so we can refine our statistics even further.) Either way, the name is quite rare. The best chance of meeting a Jurgen is in California, as there live more men and boys with this name in relation to the population than in any other state. But even here in California, only 0.00012% of all male residents are called Jurgen – that’s just one in 859,562! And even in all these states combined there are only a total of 19 men going by that name. So, if your name is Jurgen, chances are you will never meet another man bearing that extraordinary first name.

Jurgen has 6 letters 
and begins with a J

Well, you might say, you probably figured that out yourself! But what you might not know is: The letter J is the most popular first letter for boys’ names. 10.1% of all common boys’ names in the US start with this letter. The second most common first letter in boys’ names is A.

With six letters, the name Jurgen is of average length. In fact, 28% of all common first names in the US consist of exactly six letters. 24% of all first names are shorter, while 48% have seven letters or more. On average, first names in the US (not counting hyphenated names) are 6.5 letters long. There are no significant differences between boys' and girls' names.

That means that if 10.1% of all boys’ names start with a J, this initial letter occurs nearly three times as often as all other letters on average. And, by the way, of all the boys’ names that begin with the letter J, the name James is the most common.

With hands, flags and sounds 
How to say Jurgen

If your name is Jurgen and someone asks after your name, you can of course just tell them what it is. But sometimes that isn't so easy - what if it's too loud, and you don't understand them well? Or what if the other person is so far away that you can see them but not hear them? In these situations, you can communicate your name in so many other ways: you call spell it, sign it, or even use a flag to wave it...

This is how you spell the name Jurgen

So that everyone really understands you when you have to spell the name Jurgen, you can simply say:







This is how the name Jurgen is spelled in the NATO phonetic alphabet

The NATO alphabet often helps people spell words on the phone or radio when there are communication problems.

How do you write Jurgen in Braille?

Braille is made up of dots, which the blind and visually impaired can feel to read words.



You want to tell a deaf person that your name is Jurgen

Just use American Sign Language!

The name Jurgen is particularly colorful in the Semaphore flag signaling system!

These flags are used for maritime communication - each flag represents a letter.


Have you ever waved the name Jurgen

In the navy, sailors of two ships might wave flags to each other to send messages. A sailor holds two flags in specific positions to represent different letters.


Beeping like crazy...

In Morse code, letters and other characters are represented only by a series of short and long tones. For example, a short tone followed by a long tone stands for the letter A. Jurgen sounds like this: