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Andrew Name Popularity

    

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How popular is Andrew?

In 2015 the very popular name Andrew, ranked the 30th 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 36,199 occurrences.

The least amount of newborns dubbed Andrew in any given year was 480 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 2002-2014.

For a number of years, the name Andrew has steadily decreased 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 a huge favorite 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
2015 9 10,887 10,027 30
2014 11 9,557 11,124 22
2013 14 8,149 11,638 22
2012 20 6,341 12,599 18
2011 11 9,761 13,262 16
2010 15 7,894 14,227 14
2009 22 6,101 14,849 16
2008 30 4,892 16,747 12
2007 28 5,100 18,441 10
2006 22 5,921 19,707 7
2005 32 4,270 20,722 6
2004 101 1,867 21,697 6
2003 39 3,596 22,146 5
2002 32 3,981 22,016 6
2001 43 3,197 22,405 7
2000 45 3,069 23,633 7
1999 40 3,187 23,850 7
1998 52 2,614 23,648 9
1997 50 2,557 25,191 8
1996 45 2,718 25,231 10
1995 56 2,345 25,843 11
1994 64 2,123 26,006 10
1993 74 1,901 27,314 10
1992 101 1,539 30,534 5
1991 93 1,619 31,525 5
1990 105 1,481 33,653 7
1989 147 1,123 34,809 7
1988 213 844 35,727 5
1987 223 789 36,199 6
1986 212 791 33,853 8
1985 207 800 30,160 11
1984 152 953 25,910 14
1983 186 824 25,570 15
1982 158 942 22,833 17
1981 116 1,155 20,226 18
1980 94 1,338 19,726 19
1979 127 1,078 18,633 20
1978 84 1,385 16,743 21
1977 77 1,442 16,039 24
1976 57 1,697 13,323 27
1975 60 1,623 12,776 28
1974 56 1,647 11,787 28
1973 52 1,715 10,739 29
1972 45 1,855 10,130 30
1971 54 1,688 10,926 33
1970 51 1,757 12,000 32
1969 42 1,928 11,298 33
1968 58 1,491 10,566 34
1967 49 1,617 9,975 35
1966 51 1,566 10,241 36
1965 35 1,952 9,687 37
1964 39 1,890 10,501 37
1963 33 2,059 9,525 42
1962 37 1,890 8,710 49
1961 24 2,474 8,484 52
1960 24 2,429 8,212 51
1959 25 2,295 7,105 58
1958 31 1,987 7,102 55
1957 25 2,222 6,996 56
1956 22 2,390 6,593 56
1955 25 2,156 6,010 66
1954 16 2,783 5,651 70
1953 20 2,362 5,618 68
1952 12 3,203 5,579 68
1951 16 2,579 5,375 69
1950 18 2,342 4,936 68
1949 22 2,071 4,518 75
1948 11 3,144 4,308 77
1947 12 3,063 4,340 82
1946 15 2,483 3,759 84
1945 14 2,341 3,008 86
1944 16 2,200 3,054 81
1943 16 2,256 3,350 79
1942 17 2,121 3,144 80
1941 14 2,278 2,709 82
1940 13 2,302 2,430 84
1939 12 2,418 2,441 84
1938 8 3,191 2,407 82
1937 14 2,198 2,405 79
1936 12 2,386 2,278 83
1935 17 1,928 2,289 85
1934 23 1,558 2,445 76
1933 16 1,971 2,345 76
1932 23 1,596 2,646 69
1931 30 1,336 2,713 65
1930 24 1,616 3,058 62
1929 29 1,420 3,078 59
1928 35 1,289 3,142 60
1927 35 1,363 3,437 56
1926 26 1,627 3,345 59
1925 15 2,382 3,615 56
1924 24 1,772 3,746 56
1923 25 1,677 3,747 53
1922 24 1,732 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 -- 480 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.