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Aidan Name Popularity

    

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How popular is Aidan?

In 2017 the somewhat popular name Aidan, ranked the 221st Most Popular Boys Name in the United States.

Presently one of the top 250 most popular, Aidan has been less popular than the top 1000 in the past.

Its highest popularity ranking of #39 was reached in 2003 with 10,062 occurrences.

The least number of children given the name Aidan was less than 5, most recently in 1963.

Decidely upward trends in the number of babies given the name Aidan occurred roughly during the years 1971-1978, 1982-1986, and 1988-2003, whereas 2006-2016 were years of successive downward movement.

For a number of years, the name Aidan has been moving upward in popularity. however, the number of children named Aidan lately has dropped.

What does the future hold for the popularity of Aidan?

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

The name Aidan is favored by many parents but has recently started to drift downward in popularity.

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   Aidan (Girl)Aidan (Boy)
Year %No. of Babies Given NamePopul. RankNo. of Babies Given NamePopul. Rank
2017 20 6,008 1,718 221
2016 20 6,176 2,107 191
2015 24 5,448 2,259 185
2014 20 6,201 2,276 187
2013 28 4,874 2,665 146
2012 42 3,708 3,219 116
2011 53 3,129 3,713 107
2010 49 3,308 4,306 94
2009 80 2,396 5,808 72
2008 121 1,799 7,698 59
2007 127 1,713 8,420 54
2006 169 1,364 10,034 44
2005 156 1,377 9,758 43
2004 200 1,139 9,821 40
2003 229 1,006 10,062 39
2002 191 1,104 6,952 60
2001 194 1,090 4,632 86
2000 145 1,309 3,295 114
1999 135 1,329 2,213 166
1998 89 1,761 1,703 196
1997 85 1,766 1,381 222
1996 70 1,994 1,093 259
1995 88 1,669 973 282
1994 35 3,235 516 441
1993 39 2,990 331 557
1992 38 3,036 269 630
1991 17 5,401 167 797
1990 16 5,550 134 890
1989 16 5,293 81 1,184
1988 21 4,170 54 1,426
1987 13 5,610 52 1,399
1986 16 4,725 71 1,117
1985 13 5,350 54 1,303
1984 12 5,543 33 1,721
1983 10 6,218 28 1,906
1982 9 6,890 28 1,929
1981 9 6,801 35 1,661
1980 11 5,917 27 2,001
1979 6 9,017 22 2,233
1978 < 5 -- 32 1,687
1977 < 5 -- 17 2,555
1976 < 5 -- 25 1,930
1975 < 5 -- 22 2,065
1974 < 5 -- 13 2,800
1973 7 6,672 16 2,405
1972 < 5 -- 11 2,993
1971 < 5 -- 7 3,966
1970 < 5 -- 14 2,511
1969 < 5 -- 13 2,416
1968 < 5 -- 11 2,577
1967 < 5 -- 9 2,768
1966 < 5 -- 11 2,462
1965 < 5 -- 7 3,248
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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.