Names of the Week
Fact of the Week
Buckingham Palace has over 600 rooms.  More

Afrika Name Popularity

    

Charts | Table | About | By Year

How popular is Afrika?

Mostly unused in the United States, less than 5 babies were bestowed the name in 2018.

Uncommon, Afrika would be a striking name choice.

It reached its highest popularity ranking of #3,312 in 1974 with 20 occurrences.

The least amount of newborns dubbed Afrika in any given year was less than 5, most recently in 2018.

Decidely upward trends in the number of babies given the name Afrika occurred roughly during the years 1969-1974.

Afrika's popularity has steadily decreased for some time. In recent years however, the number of babies given the name Afrika has remained about the same.

What does the future hold for the popularity of Afrika?

Overall, when compared to its most prominent year, the name's popularity is at a low point.

The name Afrika is mostly unused and has recently started to plateu at its present level but may also begin to make a more decisive move up or down.

*Mouse over the charts or scroll down to the table for data details.

 
Mouse over or Click for Percentages.
   Afrika (Girl)
Year %No. of Babies Given NamePopul. Rank
2018 < 5 --
2017 < 5 --
2016 < 5 --
2015 < 5 --
2014 < 5 --
2013 < 5 --
2012 < 5 --
2011 < 5 --
2010 < 5 --
2009 < 5 --
2008 < 5 --
2007 < 5 --
2006 < 5 --
2005 6 14,537
2004 < 5 --
2003 < 5 --
2002 < 5 --
2001 6 13,538
2000 6 13,181
1999 5 14,440
1998 11 8,018
1997 9 9,033
1996 6 11,828
1995 10 8,083
1994 12 7,102
1993 9 8,725
1992 13 6,658
1991 5 13,177
1990 6 11,417
1989 < 5 --
1988 < 5 --
1987 < 5 --
1986 < 5 --
1985 < 5 --
1984 < 5 --
1983 6 9,021
1982 5 10,520
1981 5 10,427
1980 9 6,795
1979 5 10,219
1978 12 5,213
1977 9 6,345
1976 9 6,049
1975 10 5,516
1974 20 3,312
1973 14 4,158
1972 15 3,893
1971 10 5,131
1970 6 7,065
1969 < 5 --
1968 < 5 --
1967 < 5 --
1966 < 5 --
1965 < 5 --
1964 < 5 --
1963 < 5 --
1962 < 5 --
1961 < 5 --
1960 < 5 --
1959 < 5 --
1958 < 5 --
1957 < 5 --
1956 < 5 --
1955 < 5 --
1954 < 5 --
1953 < 5 --
1952 < 5 --
1951 < 5 --
1950 < 5 --
1949 < 5 --
1948 < 5 --
1947 < 5 --
1946 < 5 --
1945 < 5 --
1944 < 5 --
1943 < 5 --
1942 < 5 --
1941 < 5 --
1940 < 5 --
1939 < 5 --
1938 < 5 --
1937 < 5 --
1936 < 5 --
1935 < 5 --
1934 < 5 --
1933 < 5 --
1932 < 5 --
1931 < 5 --
1930 < 5 --
1929 < 5 --
1928 < 5 --
1927 < 5 --
1926 < 5 --
1925 < 5 --
1924 < 5 --
1923 < 5 --
1922 < 5 --
1921 < 5 --
1920 < 5 --
1919 < 5 --
1918 < 5 --
1917 < 5 --
1916 < 5 --
1915 < 5 --
1914 < 5 --
1913 < 5 --
1912 < 5 --
1911 < 5 --
1910 < 5 --
1909 < 5 --
1908 < 5 --
1907 < 5 --
1906 < 5 --
1905 < 5 --
1904 < 5 --
1903 < 5 --
1902 < 5 --
1901 < 5 --
1900 < 5 --
1899 < 5 --
1898 < 5 --
1897 < 5 --
1896 < 5 --
1895 < 5 --
1894 < 5 --
1893 < 5 --
1892 < 5 --
1891 < 5 --
1890 < 5 --
1889 < 5 --
1888 < 5 --
1887 < 5 --
1886 < 5 --
1885 < 5 --
1884 < 5 --
1883 < 5 --
1882 < 5 --
1881 < 5 --
1880 < 5 --

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.