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Alexis Name Popularity

    

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How popular is Alexis?

In 2016 the somewhat popular name Alexis, ranked the 119th Most Popular Girls Name in the United States.

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

Position 3, its highest popularity RANKING, was reached in 1999.

However, the name was bestowed upon the greatest number of babies in 1998 with 19,778 occurrences.

The least amount of newborns dubbed Alexis in any given year was less than 5, most recently in 1940.

Decidely upward trends in the number of babies given the name Alexis occurred roughly during the years 1940-1947, 1967-1975, 1976-1983, and 1987-1998, whereas clearly downward trends happened around 1999-2015.

Alexis became more popular as a girls name in 1942.

The popularity trend for Alexis has been spiralling downward for a while. In recent years, continuing the trend, the number of babies given the name Alexis has dropped significantly.

What does the future hold for the popularity of Alexis?

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

The name Alexis is favored by many parents but will probably continue to drift downward in popularity.

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

 
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   Alexis (Girl)Alexis (Boy)
Year %No. of Babies Given NamePopul. RankNo. of Babies Given NamePopul. Rank
2016 2,662 119 961 350
2015 3,406 87 994 343
2014 4,223 64 1,175 303
2013 4,771 46 1,189 294
2012 5,348 40 1,560 228
2011 6,514 26 1,482 242
2010 8,260 16 1,621 221
2009 9,926 13 2,018 186
2008 9,716 15 2,340 169
2007 9,908 19 2,654 158
2006 11,227 14 3,202 130
2005 11,968 13 3,049 132
2004 13,469 11 4,175 103
2003 14,861 7 2,721 150
2002 15,635 5 2,379 161
2001 16,399 5 2,769 143
2000 17,628 6 2,714 144
1999 19,234 3 2,434 147
1998 19,778 6 2,316 148
1997 17,170 8 3,182 120
1996 16,588 8 1,795 180
1995 14,330 14 1,880 174
1994 13,036 18 1,288 227
1993 10,831 27 1,100 261
1992 7,947 40 767 331
1991 7,009 47 757 331
1990 5,257 66 737 336
1989 3,515 92 549 397
1988 2,901 97 418 441
1987 2,457 113 476 397
1986 2,194 129 430 411
1985 2,516 112 519 355
1984 3,291 89 475 370
1983 3,463 83 658 299
1982 3,123 93 761 276
1981 1,585 172 405 405
1980 1,268 204 351 443
1979 1,011 248 330 446
1978 772 300 254 512
1977 725 325 239 539
1976 693 322 214 552
1975 678 327 218 544
1974 600 359 180 596
1973 492 405 152 646
1972 397 466 135 687
1971 344 532 157 656
1970 354 535 124 738
1969 204 696 134 682
1968 174 753 110 718
1967 185 720 139 635
1966 186 724 103 728
1965 166 770 105 725
1964 104 1,065 86 811
1963 173 788 66 919
1962 154 850 76 868
1961 154 858 69 917
1960 168 788 65 938
1959 168 785 49 1,103
1958 186 723 46 1,131
1957 193 718 35 1,319
1956 182 710 45 1,129
1955 174 716 30 1,393
1954 177 699 33 1,311
1953 216 604 27 1,454
1952 252 538 27 1,460
1951 253 521 20 1,683
1950 230 543 18 1,749
1949 269 492 22 1,583
1948 217 565 14 2,027
1947 248 533 16 1,917
1946 221 530 16 1,812
1945 122 667 15 1,774
1944 124 663 23 1,401
1943 88 828 11 2,280
1942 36 1,349 16 1,796
1941 5 4,431 7 2,879
1940 < 5 -- 7 2,875
1939 < 5 -- 13 1,962
1938 < 5 -- 5 3,541
1937 < 5 -- 12 2,091
1936 < 5 -- < 5 --
1935 < 5 -- 9 2,533
1934 < 5 -- 11 2,264
1933 < 5 -- 13 1,996
1932 < 5 -- 11 2,314
1931 5 4,344 12 2,208
1930 < 5 -- 8 3,026
1929 < 5 -- 11 2,454
1928 < 5 -- 8 3,082
1927 < 5 -- 11 2,525
1926 < 5 -- 13 2,304
1925 < 5 -- 18 1,870
1924 < 5 -- 14 2,228
1923 < 5 -- 17 1,944
1922 < 5 -- 9 3,019
1921 < 5 -- 19 1,832
1920 < 5 -- 19 1,821
1919 < 5 -- 18 1,812
1918 < 5 -- 13 2,263
1917 < 5 -- 19 1,695
1916 < 5 -- 20 1,594
1915 < 5 -- 14 1,971
1914 < 5 -- 14 1,690
1913 < 5 -- 6 2,503
1912 < 5 -- 14 1,270
1911 < 5 -- 8 1,291
1910 < 5 -- < 5 --
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1907 < 5 -- 5 1,350
1906 < 5 -- < 5 --
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1896 < 5 -- < 5 --
1895 < 5 -- 5 1,083
1894 < 5 -- < 5 --
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1887 < 5 -- 5 930
1886 < 5 -- < 5 --
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1883 < 5 -- < 5 --
1882 < 5 -- 6 840
1881 < 5 -- < 5 --
1880 < 5 -- < 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.