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Andrew Name Popularity

    

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How popular is Andrew?

In 2017 the very popular name Andrew, ranked the 40th Most Popular Boys Name in the United States.

Presently one of the top 50 most popular, Andrew has been a top 100 placer since the Social Security Administration began keeping records in 1880.

Its highest popularity RANKING of #5 was reached for the first time in 1988 and as recently as 2003.

But, the greatest number of babies were given the name in 1987 with 36,204 occurrences.

The least amount of newborns dubbed Andrew in any given year was 479 in 1901.

Andrew, decisively moved upwards in popularity around the years 1910-1916, 1938-1951, 1953-1964, 1967-1970, and 1972-1987, whereas clearly downward trends happened around 1990-1994, 1995-2001, and 2002-2016.

For a number of years, the name Andrew has been spiralling downward in popularity. In recent years, continuing the trend, the number of babies given the name Andrew has dropped.

What does the future hold for the popularity of Andrew?

Andrew's popularity is at a low point when measured against its most notable year.

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

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   Andrew (Girl)Andrew (Boy)
Year %No. of Babies Given NamePopul. RankNo. of Babies Given NamePopul. Rank
2017 13 8,269 8,215 40
2016 16 7,250 9,376 34
2015 10 10,183 10,096 30
2014 11 9,571 11,151 22
2013 14 8,161 11,649 22
2012 21 6,122 12,617 18
2011 11 9,769 13,272 16
2010 15 7,896 14,236 14
2009 22 6,102 14,858 16
2008 30 4,896 16,756 12
2007 28 5,103 18,446 10
2006 22 5,923 19,718 7
2005 32 4,271 20,727 6
2004 101 1,869 21,699 6
2003 39 3,597 22,150 5
2002 32 3,983 22,017 6
2001 43 3,197 22,406 7
2000 45 3,070 23,639 7
1999 40 3,188 23,854 7
1998 52 2,614 23,654 9
1997 50 2,558 25,196 7
1996 45 2,719 25,234 10
1995 56 2,346 25,851 11
1994 64 2,124 26,009 10
1993 74 1,901 27,316 10
1992 101 1,538 30,535 5
1991 93 1,619 31,529 5
1990 105 1,481 33,657 7
1989 147 1,123 34,811 7
1988 213 844 35,738 5
1987 223 789 36,204 6
1986 212 791 33,856 8
1985 207 799 30,168 11
1984 152 953 25,921 14
1983 186 823 25,578 15
1982 158 942 22,838 17
1981 116 1,155 20,232 18
1980 94 1,338 19,729 19
1979 127 1,078 18,635 20
1978 84 1,385 16,741 21
1977 77 1,441 16,034 24
1976 57 1,697 13,317 27
1975 60 1,623 12,767 28
1974 56 1,647 11,784 28
1973 52 1,715 10,735 29
1972 45 1,857 10,125 30
1971 54 1,688 10,924 33
1970 51 1,758 11,999 32
1969 42 1,928 11,290 33
1968 58 1,491 10,565 34
1967 49 1,617 9,976 35
1966 51 1,567 10,236 36
1965 35 1,951 9,679 37
1964 39 1,891 10,499 37
1963 34 2,017 9,521 42
1962 37 1,890 8,703 49
1961 24 2,474 8,480 52
1960 24 2,429 8,209 51
1959 25 2,292 7,092 58
1958 31 1,987 7,105 55
1957 25 2,222 6,990 56
1956 22 2,389 6,594 56
1955 25 2,156 6,015 66
1954 16 2,783 5,649 70
1953 20 2,364 5,623 68
1952 12 3,202 5,575 68
1951 16 2,579 5,378 69
1950 18 2,341 4,930 68
1949 22 2,070 4,517 75
1948 11 3,143 4,307 77
1947 12 3,063 4,343 82
1946 15 2,482 3,759 84
1945 14 2,341 3,007 86
1944 16 2,200 3,054 81
1943 16 2,256 3,349 79
1942 17 2,121 3,143 80
1941 14 2,277 2,709 82
1940 13 2,302 2,430 84
1939 12 2,418 2,440 84
1938 8 3,191 2,408 82
1937 14 2,198 2,403 79
1936 12 2,386 2,278 83
1935 17 1,927 2,292 85
1934 23 1,559 2,444 76
1933 16 1,971 2,344 76
1932 23 1,596 2,646 69
1931 30 1,336 2,713 65
1930 24 1,615 3,057 62
1929 29 1,420 3,078 59
1928 35 1,290 3,143 60
1927 35 1,363 3,438 56
1926 26 1,625 3,343 59
1925 15 2,382 3,615 56
1924 24 1,772 3,746 56
1923 25 1,677 3,747 53
1922 24 1,733 3,804 53
1921 17 2,199 4,015 51
1920 22 1,819 4,026 49
1919 21 1,804 3,851 47
1918 17 2,106 4,139 46
1917 12 2,561 3,751 48
1916 16 2,032 3,723 46
1915 21 1,622 3,573 46
1914 12 2,012 2,965 44
1913 8 2,340 2,222 47
1912 8 2,161 1,946 44
1911 6 2,204 1,098 42
1910 8 1,779 884 42
1909 < 5 -- 766 38
1908 < 5 -- 722 39
1907 < 5 -- 708 40
1906 < 5 -- 611 41
1905 < 5 -- 620 39
1904 < 5 -- 547 43
1903 < 5 -- 551 42
1902 < 5 -- 558 42
1901 < 5 -- 479 40
1900 < 5 -- 718 37
1899 < 5 -- 578 36
1898 10 1,100 611 38
1897 < 5 -- 555 36
1896 < 5 -- 566 37
1895 < 5 -- 562 37
1894 < 5 -- 594 35
1893 < 5 -- 520 40
1892 < 5 -- 637 32
1891 < 5 -- 521 33
1890 < 5 -- 575 34
1889 < 5 -- 561 33
1888 < 5 -- 615 33
1887 < 5 -- 520 33
1886 5 1,114 614 29
1885 < 5 -- 599 30
1884 < 5 -- 616 29
1883 < 5 -- 623 24
1882 < 5 -- 673 24
1881 5 837 588 24
1880 < 5 -- 644 24

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.