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Aaron Name Popularity

    

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How popular is Aaron?

In 2017 the very popular name Aaron, ranked the 46th Most Popular Boys Name in the United States.

Presently one of the top 50 most popular, Aaron has been a top 500 placer since the Social Security Administration began keeping records in 1880.

It reached its highest popularity RANKING of #28 in 1994.

Nonetheless, the name was given to the greatest number of children in 1989 with 15,312 occurrences.

The least amount of newborns dubbed Aaron in any given year was 69 in 1896.

Approximately during the years 1908-1915, 1944-1947, and 1953-1981, the name Aaron took a definitive turn upwards in popularity whereas clearly downward trends happened around 1983-1986, 1994-1999, and 2007-2010.

Aaron's popularity has been moving downward for some time. In recent years however, the number of babies given the name Aaron has remained about the same.

What does the future hold for the popularity of Aaron?

Currently, the name is at a mid point when compared to its most popular year.

The name Aaron is favored by many parents and has recently started to plateu at its present level but may also begin to make a more decisive move up or down.

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   Aaron (Girl)Aaron (Boy)
Year %No. of Babies Given NamePopul. RankNo. of Babies Given NamePopul. Rank
2017 20 6,003 7,165 46
2016 23 5,605 7,150 49
2015 20 6,222 7,152 52
2014 24 5,442 7,391 50
2013 11 9,596 7,301 51
2012 21 6,101 7,530 51
2011 21 6,140 7,613 50
2010 23 5,766 7,461 55
2009 32 4,565 7,969 54
2008 29 5,008 8,537 50
2007 23 5,889 8,935 51
2006 24 5,537 8,296 57
2005 25 5,108 7,802 57
2004 57 2,805 8,389 53
2003 38 3,654 8,865 50
2002 42 3,279 9,001 43
2001 37 3,548 9,535 42
2000 35 3,664 9,553 41
1999 50 2,736 9,853 38
1998 59 2,369 10,547 37
1997 68 2,069 11,168 33
1996 80 1,826 11,969 34
1995 85 1,714 13,288 30
1994 105 1,495 14,382 28
1993 108 1,471 13,828 30
1992 91 1,662 14,505 30
1991 101 1,535 14,242 31
1990 84 1,733 14,551 34
1989 99 1,471 15,312 31
1988 131 1,163 14,403 31
1987 143 1,070 12,682 34
1986 135 1,097 12,690 33
1985 138 1,065 13,135 33
1984 135 1,043 13,404 29
1983 172 881 14,459 29
1982 152 971 14,413 30
1981 153 955 14,691 30
1980 173 883 13,173 34
1979 144 990 13,077 32
1978 155 913 12,312 32
1977 146 947 11,631 32
1976 154 871 11,351 30
1975 122 998 10,550 32
1974 89 1,226 10,510 32
1973 74 1,347 9,244 34
1972 59 1,563 7,863 40
1971 68 1,488 8,407 41
1970 70 1,454 6,583 52
1969 43 1,899 4,601 61
1968 23 2,629 3,427 88
1967 19 2,868 2,912 106
1966 19 2,837 2,599 117
1965 28 2,246 2,413 130
1964 29 2,245 2,381 138
1963 12 3,799 2,078 160
1962 12 3,780 2,016 159
1961 10 4,233 1,885 167
1960 20 2,729 1,773 178
1959 13 3,432 1,543 191
1958 < 5 -- 1,403 199
1957 11 3,696 1,344 201
1956 14 3,180 1,276 206
1955 11 3,577 1,096 217
1954 7 4,651 975 223
1953 8 4,225 899 223
1952 6 4,914 939 216
1951 11 3,281 866 223
1950 7 4,321 798 230
1949 7 4,236 795 227
1948 8 3,883 701 244
1947 8 4,008 681 252
1946 < 5 -- 578 261
1945 < 5 -- 485 269
1944 7 3,687 507 262
1943 8 3,492 550 256
1942 6 4,126 568 237
1941 < 5 -- 563 227
1940 < 5 -- 514 234
1939 < 5 -- 471 245
1938 5 4,342 477 247
1937 5 4,253 465 249
1936 < 5 -- 443 250
1935 5 4,204 460 250
1934 < 5 -- 477 240
1933 < 5 -- 464 242
1932 < 5 -- 514 233
1931 9 2,972 457 250
1930 6 4,044 500 250
1929 6 4,054 469 258
1928 < 5 -- 559 233
1927 6 4,287 547 240
1926 8 3,564 593 227
1925 11 2,940 644 215
1924 < 5 -- 682 203
1923 8 3,642 618 209
1922 6 4,444 699 196
1921 < 5 -- 697 197
1920 < 5 -- 668 199
1919 < 5 -- 645 195
1918 7 3,869 656 196
1917 5 4,594 596 197
1916 5 4,417 583 195
1915 < 5 -- 553 198
1914 5 3,618 485 183
1913 < 5 -- 417 166
1912 < 5 -- 303 190
1911 < 5 -- 187 171
1910 < 5 -- 145 187
1909 < 5 -- 142 173
1908 < 5 -- 114 187
1907 < 5 -- 130 166
1906 < 5 -- 96 188
1905 < 5 -- 96 188
1904 < 5 -- 117 162
1903 < 5 -- 93 175
1902 < 5 -- 78 201
1901 < 5 -- 80 179
1900 < 5 -- 103 193
1899 < 5 -- 71 191
1898 < 5 -- 89 177
1897 < 5 -- 87 177
1896 < 5 -- 69 216
1895 < 5 -- 94 166
1894 < 5 -- 79 188
1893 < 5 -- 81 176
1892 < 5 -- 95 166
1891 < 5 -- 69 184
1890 < 5 -- 96 147
1889 < 5 -- 85 158
1888 < 5 -- 90 166
1887 < 5 -- 78 160
1886 < 5 -- 86 161
1885 < 5 -- 88 153
1884 < 5 -- 97 142
1883 < 5 -- 105 121
1882 < 5 -- 85 161
1881 < 5 -- 94 127
1880 < 5 -- 102 131

United States name popularity data is provided by the Social Security Administration and is based on Social Security card applications.

Data for a given year is not made available until well into the next year.

Data reflects what was recorded and has not been edited for errors, so for example the gender associated with a name may be incorrect.

The more babies that are given a particular name, the higher the popularity ranking. If multiple names have the same usage, the tie is broken by assigning popularity rank in alphabetical order. Therefore in the case of names with fewer occurrences, names with the same number of occurrences may have vastly different rankings because they will be interranked alphabetically.

To safeguard privacy, the SSA does not include names with less than 5 occurrences.

Please note, we update the data each May when the SSA releases new figures. All data changes at that time, including previous years, which will change minutely based on new information.