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Gender: M Meaning of Major: "greater; or, a military rank" Origin of Major: Latin Major's Popularity in 2015: #360

This bold choice soared in popularity from 2008 to 2013, and now seems to have found its equilibrium at just shy of 1000 babies a year. But watch out—the character Major Major Major Major in the classic absurdist novel Catch-22 had a terrible time.

Famous People Named Major

Major Applewhite, American football coordinator
Major Garrett, American White House Correspondent for CBS News
Major Wright, American NFL football player
Major Novogratz, son of designers Robert and Cortney
Major Harris, R&B singer of the Delfonics
Major Philant Harris, son of American rapper "T.I."
Major Dodson, child actor
Major James (b. 2016), son of actor Eva Amurri and professional athlete Kyle Martino

Pop Culture References for the name Major

Youngest son of interior designers Robert and Cortney Novogratz. The other siblings are Wolfgang, twins Bellamy and Tallulah, Breaker, and twins Five and Holleder.
Movie "Major Payne"
David Bowie song "Major Tom"
Major Lillywhite, character on TV's "iZombie"