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Agnes Name Popularity

    

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How popular is Agnes?

In 2018 the uncommon name Agnes, ranked the 1,204th Most Popular Girls Name in the United States.

This once, top 1000 name, Agnes is currently less popular.

Position 37, its highest popularity RANKING, was reached in 1899.

Nonetheless, the name was given to the greatest number of children in 1918 with 5,291 occurrences.

In any year, the least number of babies named Agnes was 47 in 1997.

Approximately during the years 1881-1888, 1889-1892, 1893-1896, 1897-1900, 1911-1915, and 2007-2016, the name Agnes took a definitive turn upwards in popularity whereas unequivocal downward movement occurred about 1934-1945, 1960-1969, and 1970-1976.

The popularity trend for Agnes has been soaring upward for a while. Of late, continuing the trend, the number of parents selecting the name Agnes for their newborn has risen.

What does the future hold for the popularity of Agnes?

Currently, the name is at an extremely low point when compared to its most popular year.

The name Agnes is still rare but will probably continue to rise upward in popularity.

Relative to what it once was, Agnes has fallen out of favor as a given name.

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   Agnes (Girl)Agnes (Boy)
Year %No. of Babies Given NamePopul. RankNo. of Babies Given NamePopul. Rank
2018 195 1,204 < 5 --
2017 198 1,206 < 5 --
2016 233 1,100 < 5 --
2015 190 1,275 < 5 --
2014 191 1,258 < 5 --
2013 124 1,685 < 5 --
2012 122 1,702 < 5 --
2011 97 2,016 < 5 --
2010 67 2,667 < 5 --
2009 81 2,374 < 5 --
2008 61 2,885 < 5 --
2007 65 2,785 < 5 --
2006 68 2,631 < 5 --
2005 59 2,785 < 5 --
2004 57 2,807 < 5 --
2003 62 2,578 < 5 --
2002 53 2,817 < 5 --
2001 60 2,538 < 5 --
2000 68 2,279 < 5 --
1999 63 2,343 < 5 --
1998 64 2,221 < 5 --
1997 47 2,660 < 5 --
1996 64 2,124 < 5 --
1995 61 2,188 < 5 --
1994 58 2,255 < 5 --
1993 55 2,324 < 5 --
1992 69 1,988 < 5 --
1991 67 2,033 < 5 --
1990 76 1,862 < 5 --
1989 79 1,716 < 5 --
1988 76 1,684 < 5 --
1987 70 1,719 < 5 --
1986 69 1,692 < 5 --
1985 67 1,709 < 5 --
1984 63 1,726 < 5 --
1983 82 1,419 < 5 --
1982 69 1,652 < 5 --
1981 92 1,354 < 5 --
1980 77 1,529 < 5 --
1979 72 1,592 < 5 --
1978 65 1,633 < 5 --
1977 63 1,661 < 5 --
1976 66 1,535 < 5 --
1975 87 1,278 < 5 --
1974 94 1,186 < 5 --
1973 94 1,160 < 5 --
1972 121 987 < 5 --
1971 132 965 < 5 --
1970 120 1,024 < 5 --
1969 129 936 < 5 --
1968 154 816 < 5 --
1967 193 702 < 5 --
1966 202 686 < 5 --
1965 259 595 < 5 --
1964 278 595 < 5 --
1963 321 542 < 5 --
1962 354 520 < 5 --
1961 396 490 < 5 --
1960 428 473 < 5 --
1959 424 468 < 5 --
1958 419 462 < 5 --
1957 494 419 < 5 --
1956 507 402 < 5 --
1955 564 368 < 5 --
1954 525 378 < 5 --
1953 640 326 < 5 --
1952 627 325 < 5 --
1951 656 307 < 5 --
1950 748 286 < 5 --
1949 721 288 6 3,300
1948 834 268 < 5 --
1947 839 263 < 5 --
1946 869 243 < 5 --
1945 824 230 < 5 --
1944 961 206 < 5 --
1943 1,054 200 < 5 --
1942 1,132 187 9 2,526
1941 1,093 179 < 5 --
1940 1,190 170 10 2,323
1939 1,300 162 6 3,116
1938 1,393 157 < 5 --
1937 1,420 153 9 2,483
1936 1,593 139 14 1,873
1935 1,588 138 < 5 --
1934 1,934 119 8 2,741
1933 1,873 118 14 1,906
1932 2,117 115 9 2,641
1931 2,303 103 9 2,650
1930 2,509 102 10 2,611
1929 2,772 94 12 2,316
1928 3,022 85 12 2,390
1927 3,337 82 16 2,035
1926 3,532 77 19 1,787
1925 3,912 69 14 2,194
1924 4,241 63 15 2,132
1923 4,222 63 11 2,615
1922 4,480 62 9 3,018
1921 4,798 56 19 1,830
1920 4,907 54 13 2,336
1919 4,901 50 7 3,395
1918 5,291 47 12 2,399
1917 5,066 48 11 2,424
1916 4,853 50 8 2,928
1915 4,795 45 8 2,834
1914 3,721 44 14 1,688
1913 3,206 41 12 1,581
1912 2,945 40 14 1,268
1911 2,315 39 < 5 --
1910 2,163 41 13 860
1909 1,974 42 11 894
1908 1,934 45 7 1,114
1907 1,829 46 13 735
1906 1,759 41 8 929
1905 1,718 43 11 742
1904 1,672 42 < 5 --
1903 1,616 39 6 1,010
1902 1,676 40 5 1,139
1901 1,525 39 9 728
1900 1,914 41 8 970
1899 1,611 37 8 786
1898 1,708 40 < 5 --
1897 1,579 40 6 942
1896 1,654 38 7 900
1895 1,466 40 < 5 --
1894 1,470 38 7 857
1893 1,393 38 6 907
1892 1,328 43 5 1,067
1891 1,125 47 < 5 --
1890 1,095 50 < 5 --
1889 1,033 50 < 5 --
1888 1,046 48 < 5 --
1887 896 46 5 925
1886 779 52 < 5 --
1885 695 54 < 5 --
1884 703 53 < 5 --
1883 623 52 < 5 --
1882 565 54 < 5 --
1881 424 61 < 5 --
1880 473 54 < 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.