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America Name Popularity

    

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How popular is America?

In 2018 the uncommon name America, ranked the 1,441st Most Popular Girls Name in the United States.

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

Position 410, its highest popularity RANKING, was reached in 2002.

Nonetheless, the name was given to the greatest number of children in 2005 with 719 occurrences.

The least amount of newborns dubbed America in any given year was 6 in 1958.

Approximately during the years 1886-1889, 1910-1913, 1915-1918, 1935-1939, 1948-1951, 1954-1957, 1967-1970, 1973-1976, 1984-1989, 1990-1993, and 1995-2002, the name America took a definitive turn upwards in popularity whereas clearly downward trends happened around 1924-1927, 1929-1933, 1939-1944, 2006-2012, and 2016-2017.

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

What does the future hold for the popularity of America?

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

The name America is still rare and will probably continue to drift downward in popularity.

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   America (Girl)America (Boy)
Year %No. of Babies Given NamePopul. RankNo. of Babies Given NamePopul. Rank
2018 151 1,441 < 5 --
2017 193 1,234 < 5 --
2016 258 1,024 < 5 --
2015 282 961 < 5 --
2014 325 847 < 5 --
2013 347 780 < 5 --
2012 288 907 < 5 --
2011 329 813 < 5 --
2010 442 661 < 5 --
2009 543 560 < 5 --
2008 614 506 < 5 --
2007 700 460 < 5 --
2006 687 461 < 5 --
2005 719 427 < 5 --
2004 612 481 < 5 --
2003 563 510 < 5 --
2002 705 410 < 5 --
2001 513 521 < 5 --
2000 324 714 < 5 --
1999 247 869 < 5 --
1998 230 914 < 5 --
1997 134 1,298 < 5 --
1996 134 1,287 < 5 --
1995 115 1,420 < 5 --
1994 118 1,388 < 5 --
1993 116 1,396 < 5 --
1992 98 1,575 < 5 --
1991 88 1,678 < 5 --
1990 73 1,904 < 5 --
1989 88 1,588 < 5 --
1988 75 1,704 < 5 --
1987 49 2,196 < 5 --
1986 55 1,979 < 5 --
1985 48 2,175 < 5 --
1984 44 2,229 < 5 --
1983 56 1,858 < 5 --
1982 38 2,492 < 5 --
1981 56 1,913 < 5 --
1980 58 1,863 < 5 --
1979 64 1,713 < 5 --
1978 39 2,305 < 5 --
1977 58 1,760 < 5 --
1976 79 1,355 < 5 --
1975 52 1,781 < 5 --
1974 50 1,774 < 5 --
1973 34 2,267 < 5 --
1972 42 1,942 < 5 --
1971 36 2,213 < 5 --
1970 37 2,161 < 5 --
1969 24 2,704 < 5 --
1968 25 2,484 < 5 --
1967 25 2,430 < 5 --
1966 24 2,455 < 5 --
1965 19 2,838 < 5 --
1964 21 2,751 < 5 --
1963 16 3,173 < 5 --
1962 18 2,924 < 5 --
1961 13 3,609 < 5 --
1960 23 2,515 < 5 --
1959 20 2,596 < 5 --
1958 6 5,425 < 5 --
1957 22 2,418 < 5 --
1956 11 3,698 < 5 --
1955 15 2,973 < 5 --
1954 8 4,284 < 5 --
1953 19 2,432 < 5 --
1952 17 2,582 < 5 --
1951 17 2,478 < 5 --
1950 13 2,915 < 5 --
1949 11 3,182 < 5 --
1948 13 2,833 < 5 --
1947 16 2,535 < 5 --
1946 14 2,604 < 5 --
1945 9 3,142 < 5 --
1944 13 2,512 < 5 --
1943 16 2,255 < 5 --
1942 13 2,543 < 5 --
1941 19 1,883 < 5 --
1940 19 1,845 < 5 --
1939 27 1,425 < 5 --
1938 14 2,227 < 5 --
1937 12 2,456 < 5 --
1936 15 2,033 < 5 --
1935 9 2,933 < 5 --
1934 9 2,930 < 5 --
1933 18 1,837 < 5 --
1932 16 2,040 5 3,796
1931 22 1,636 < 5 --
1930 24 1,614 < 5 --
1929 32 1,339 < 5 --
1928 25 1,640 < 5 --
1927 16 2,258 < 5 --
1926 26 1,624 < 5 --
1925 24 1,749 < 5 --
1924 36 1,355 < 5 --
1923 37 1,284 < 5 --
1922 46 1,126 < 5 --
1921 36 1,299 < 5 --
1920 34 1,353 < 5 --
1919 39 1,194 < 5 --
1918 50 1,018 < 5 --
1917 22 1,655 < 5 --
1916 18 1,868 5 3,917
1915 30 1,286 6 3,407
1914 29 1,118 < 5 --
1913 26 1,067 < 5 --
1912 23 1,081 < 5 --
1911 19 1,008 < 5 --
1910 12 1,337 < 5 --
1909 19 937 < 5 --
1908 15 1,046 < 5 --
1907 16 948 < 5 --
1906 13 1,048 < 5 --
1905 18 873 < 5 --
1904 10 1,170 < 5 --
1903 17 837 < 5 --
1902 16 872 < 5 --
1901 11 1,010 < 5 --
1900 15 972 < 5 --
1899 24 629 < 5 --
1898 20 751 < 5 --
1897 8 1,169 < 5 --
1896 16 814 < 5 --
1895 12 934 < 5 --
1894 10 1,000 < 5 --
1893 12 867 < 5 --
1892 16 727 < 5 --
1891 21 572 < 5 --
1890 15 693 < 5 --
1889 20 569 < 5 --
1888 17 612 < 5 --
1887 15 588 < 5 --
1886 14 606 < 5 --
1885 18 500 < 5 --
1884 12 614 < 5 --
1883 14 519 < 5 --
1882 13 509 < 5 --
1881 11 508 < 5 --
1880 16 422 < 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.