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Amanda Name Popularity

    

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How popular is Amanda?

In 2017 the somewhat popular name Amanda, ranked the 334th Most Popular Girls Name in the United States.

Presently one of the top 500 most popular, Amanda has been a top 500 placer since the Social Security Administration began keeping records in 1880.

Its highest popularity RANKING of #2 was reached in 1980.

Nonetheless, the name was given to the greatest number of children in 1987 with 41,786 occurrences.

In any year, the least number of babies named Amanda was 176 in 1937.

Approximately during the years 1910-1914, 1946-1950, 1953-1980, and 1982-1987, the name Amanda took a definitive turn upwards in popularity whereas unequivocal downward movement occurred about 1987-2013.

For a number of years, the name Amanda has been spiralling downward in popularity. Of late, continuing the trend, the number of parents selecting the name Amanda for their newborn has dropped.

What does the future hold for the popularity of Amanda?

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

The name Amanda is chosen by a number of parents but will probably continue to drift downward in popularity.

Relative to what it once was, Amanda is very rarely used as a given name.

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   Amanda (Girl)Amanda (Boy)
Year %No. of Babies Given NamePopul. RankNo. of Babies Given NamePopul. Rank
2017 954 334 < 5 --
2016 996 327 < 5 --
2015 1,022 316 < 5 --
2014 1,051 314 < 5 --
2013 1,067 298 < 5 --
2012 1,230 263 < 5 --
2011 1,411 224 5 12,361
2010 1,656 188 < 5 --
2009 1,955 165 < 5 --
2008 2,441 138 < 5 --
2007 3,041 111 6 10,988
2006 3,356 101 10 7,448
2005 4,089 80 9 7,648
2004 4,679 67 19 4,422
2003 5,339 55 9 7,260
2002 6,133 46 7 8,487
2001 6,966 39 11 6,027
2000 8,552 32 11 5,935
1999 9,742 22 15 4,545
1998 10,912 19 14 4,654
1997 12,242 16 24 3,065
1996 13,974 13 24 3,022
1995 16,350 9 32 2,399
1994 18,717 8 42 1,978
1993 20,810 8 35 2,208
1992 25,033 3 51 1,677
1991 28,889 4 56 1,546
1990 34,408 4 96 1,087
1989 36,828 4 134 869
1988 39,455 3 122 857
1987 41,786 3 123 842
1986 40,527 3 129 799
1985 39,055 4 143 740
1984 33,907 4 109 839
1983 33,753 3 103 862
1982 34,213 3 108 854
1981 34,374 3 100 889
1980 35,818 2 86 967
1979 31,927 3 111 826
1978 20,519 6 80 967
1977 18,279 9 62 1,100
1976 15,591 10 67 1,010
1975 12,655 14 45 1,281
1974 7,476 35 25 1,831
1973 5,625 51 19 2,124
1972 4,181 75 12 2,822
1971 4,132 84 11 2,972
1970 3,550 108 11 2,896
1969 2,816 122 15 2,217
1968 2,433 132 6 3,680
1967 2,660 131 12 2,351
1966 2,328 148 8 2,983
1965 1,649 201 5 3,948
1964 1,276 246 < 5 --
1963 1,035 283 5 4,059
1962 948 300 < 5 --
1961 1,057 283 < 5 --
1960 977 297 < 5 --
1959 858 316 < 5 --
1958 795 333 < 5 --
1957 667 352 < 5 --
1956 642 346 < 5 --
1955 453 416 < 5 --
1954 427 420 < 5 --
1953 428 417 < 5 --
1952 418 413 5 3,756
1951 408 413 < 5 --
1950 380 410 < 5 --
1949 333 434 < 5 --
1948 306 457 < 5 --
1947 310 464 < 5 --
1946 274 476 < 5 --
1945 280 425 < 5 --
1944 238 467 < 5 --
1943 284 439 < 5 --
1942 295 416 < 5 --
1941 223 468 < 5 --
1940 218 453 < 5 --
1939 185 491 < 5 --
1938 192 479 < 5 --
1937 176 497 < 5 --
1936 192 465 < 5 --
1935 212 443 < 5 --
1934 189 468 < 5 --
1933 199 465 < 5 --
1932 213 452 < 5 --
1931 209 445 < 5 --
1930 196 478 < 5 --
1929 209 455 < 5 --
1928 247 431 < 5 --
1927 234 454 < 5 --
1926 310 390 < 5 --
1925 310 390 < 5 --
1924 341 369 < 5 --
1923 362 347 < 5 --
1922 341 353 < 5 --
1921 392 332 < 5 --
1920 379 335 < 5 --
1919 379 326 < 5 --
1918 397 320 < 5 --
1917 445 292 < 5 --
1916 421 292 < 5 --
1915 412 287 < 5 --
1914 375 268 < 5 --
1913 346 251 < 5 --
1912 310 254 < 5 --
1911 280 234 < 5 --
1910 278 229 < 5 --
1909 271 212 < 5 --
1908 260 208 < 5 --
1907 285 190 < 5 --
1906 260 190 < 5 --
1905 311 168 < 5 --
1904 294 169 < 5 --
1903 247 185 < 5 --
1902 301 164 < 5 --
1901 317 155 < 5 --
1900 377 154 < 5 --
1899 326 144 5 1,056
1898 371 137 < 5 --
1897 354 136 < 5 --
1896 367 129 < 5 --
1895 431 115 < 5 --
1894 418 112 < 5 --
1893 387 113 < 5 --
1892 455 102 < 5 --
1891 371 105 < 5 --
1890 392 104 < 5 --
1889 413 97 < 5 --
1888 404 97 < 5 --
1887 338 96 < 5 --
1886 370 91 < 5 --
1885 339 90 < 5 --
1884 337 92 < 5 --
1883 287 94 < 5 --
1882 288 91 < 5 --
1881 263 87 < 5 --
1880 241 89 < 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.