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Alexis Name Popularity

    

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How popular is Alexis?

In 2018 the somewhat popular name Alexis, ranked the 179th 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 1999-2017.

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.

Relative to what it once was, Alexis is much less frequently used as a given name.

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   Alexis (Girl)Alexis (Boy)
Year %No. of Babies Given NamePopul. RankNo. of Babies Given NamePopul. Rank
2018 1,640 179 675 445
2017 2,054 144 803 397
2016 2,683 118 965 350
2015 3,418 86 994 344
2014 4,234 65 1,175 303
2013 4,777 46 1,189 294
2012 5,358 40 1,560 228
2011 6,524 26 1,482 242
2010 8,265 16 1,621 223
2009 9,934 13 2,019 186
2008 9,726 15 2,340 169
2007 9,914 19 2,656 158
2006 11,232 14 3,202 130
2005 11,972 13 3,049 132
2004 13,471 11 4,175 103
2003 14,867 7 2,721 150
2002 15,636 5 2,379 161
2001 16,402 5 2,769 143
2000 17,629 6 2,714 144
1999 19,234 3 2,434 147
1998 19,778 6 2,317 148
1997 17,170 8 3,182 120
1996 16,589 8 1,795 180
1995 14,332 14 1,881 174
1994 13,038 18 1,288 227
1993 10,831 27 1,100 261
1992 7,947 40 767 330
1991 7,010 47 758 330
1990 5,256 66 737 336
1989 3,517 92 549 397
1988 2,902 97 418 441
1987 2,458 113 476 397
1986 2,195 129 430 411
1985 2,516 112 519 355
1984 3,293 89 475 370
1983 3,463 83 658 299
1982 3,123 93 761 276
1981 1,585 172 405 405
1980 1,268 204 352 442
1979 1,010 248 330 446
1978 772 300 254 512
1977 725 325 240 538
1976 693 322 214 552
1975 676 328 218 544
1974 601 358 180 595
1973 492 405 152 646
1972 396 467 135 687
1971 344 532 157 656
1970 354 534 124 737
1969 204 695 134 682
1968 174 753 110 717
1967 185 721 139 635
1966 185 726 103 728
1965 166 770 105 724
1964 104 1,065 86 811
1963 172 790 66 919
1962 154 850 76 868
1961 154 858 69 917
1960 168 789 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 173 719 30 1,396
1954 177 699 33 1,310
1953 216 604 27 1,455
1952 252 538 28 1,429
1951 252 524 20 1,682
1950 230 543 18 1,748
1949 268 493 21 1,615
1948 217 565 14 2,026
1947 248 533 16 1,916
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 1,348 16 1,797
1941 5 4,431 7 2,878
1940 < 5 -- 7 2,876
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 2,263
1933 < 5 -- 13 1,998
1932 < 5 -- 11 2,315
1931 5 4,346 12 2,209
1930 < 5 -- 8 3,026
1929 < 5 -- 11 2,454
1928 < 5 -- 8 3,083
1927 < 5 -- 11 2,525
1926 < 5 -- 13 2,303
1925 < 5 -- 18 1,873
1924 < 5 -- 14 2,229
1923 < 5 -- 17 1,944
1922 < 5 -- 9 3,019
1921 < 5 -- 19 1,831
1920 < 5 -- 19 1,821
1919 < 5 -- 18 1,812
1918 < 5 -- 13 2,262
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
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1907 < 5 -- 5 1,350
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1895 < 5 -- 5 1,083
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1887 < 5 -- 5 930
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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.