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Ann Name Popularity

    

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How popular is Ann?

In 2018 the less frequently given name Ann, ranked the 983rd Most Popular Girls Name in the United States.

Presently one of the top 1000 most popular, Ann has been less popular than the top 1000 in the past.

Position 28, its highest popularity RANKING, was reached in 1936.

But, the greatest number of babies were given the name in 1957 with 9,040 occurrences.

In any year, the least number of babies named Ann was 130 in 1881.

Ann, decisively moved upwards in popularity around the years 1885-1889, 1890-1895, 1896-1900, and 1901-1916, whereas unequivocal downward movement occurred about 1968-1976, 1979-1987, 1988-1996, 2001-2004, and 2005-2009.

The popularity trend for Ann has steadily decreased for a while. Of late however, the number of parents selecting the name Ann for their newborn has remained about the same.

What does the future hold for the popularity of Ann?

Ann's popularity is at an extremely low point when measured against its most notable year.

The name Ann is used by only a select few and has recently started to plateu at its present level but may also begin to make a more decisive move up or down.

Relative to what it once was, Ann has fallen out of favor as a given name.

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   Ann (Girl)Ann (Boy)
Year %No. of Babies Given NamePopul. RankNo. of Babies Given NamePopul. Rank
2018 267 983 < 5 --
2017 255 1,011 < 5 --
2016 265 993 < 5 --
2015 306 897 < 5 --
2014 283 947 < 5 --
2013 279 914 < 5 --
2012 268 948 < 5 --
2011 256 991 < 5 --
2010 285 913 < 5 --
2009 287 930 < 5 --
2008 343 827 < 5 --
2007 368 782 < 5 --
2006 387 725 < 5 --
2005 434 642 < 5 --
2004 402 684 6 10,016
2003 498 554 < 5 --
2002 525 521 < 5 --
2001 506 529 < 5 --
2000 546 493 < 5 --
1999 583 455 < 5 --
1998 555 464 < 5 --
1997 626 415 < 5 --
1996 663 400 < 5 --
1995 743 354 < 5 --
1994 785 341 < 5 --
1993 848 314 < 5 --
1992 945 295 < 5 --
1991 1,025 268 < 5 --
1990 1,125 249 < 5 --
1989 1,088 246 8 5,648
1988 1,172 222 6 6,462
1987 1,204 221 < 5 --
1986 1,303 199 8 4,864
1985 1,443 188 < 5 --
1984 1,694 160 6 5,594
1983 1,812 157 12 3,419
1982 1,920 155 9 4,246
1981 2,123 133 11 3,614
1980 2,171 135 7 4,958
1979 2,266 126 9 4,082
1978 2,320 125 9 3,868
1977 2,452 118 8 4,187
1976 2,437 108 14 2,824
1975 2,717 104 11 3,255
1974 2,929 100 11 3,127
1973 3,255 93 13 2,719
1972 3,362 91 15 2,429
1971 4,558 78 20 2,054
1970 5,737 62 25 1,744
1969 6,131 57 16 2,136
1968 6,178 54 10 2,736
1967 6,250 57 25 1,538
1966 5,992 61 20 1,725
1965 6,781 59 27 1,488
1964 7,758 60 24 1,617
1963 7,976 57 19 1,838
1962 8,122 56 20 1,808
1961 8,215 54 22 1,731
1960 8,675 52 25 1,620
1959 8,920 44 13 2,301
1958 8,849 47 23 1,643
1957 9,040 44 28 1,485
1956 8,987 46 19 1,827
1955 8,912 43 23 1,611
1954 8,753 44 18 1,828
1953 8,577 46 16 1,960
1952 8,654 45 18 1,808
1951 8,421 46 13 2,141
1950 7,922 45 10 2,439
1949 7,869 44 15 1,943
1948 8,025 44 19 1,702
1947 8,893 41 20 1,699
1946 8,077 40 12 2,150
1945 7,037 39 22 1,406
1944 7,080 39 19 1,576
1943 7,829 37 23 1,460
1942 7,666 38 41 1,054
1941 7,122 37 22 1,446
1940 7,195 35 23 1,399
1939 6,550 33 23 1,390
1938 6,990 32 30 1,199
1937 6,712 30 28 1,264
1936 6,665 28 34 1,118
1935 6,707 30 27 1,295
1934 6,639 32 25 1,357
1933 6,209 34 19 1,588
1932 6,196 34 20 1,587
1931 5,857 35 19 1,643
1930 5,532 41 26 1,429
1929 5,172 46 18 1,792
1928 4,931 54 24 1,523
1927 4,783 59 14 2,206
1926 4,779 55 5 4,236
1925 4,935 52 23 1,587
1924 5,035 55 14 2,236
1923 5,022 52 12 2,456
1922 5,054 49 21 1,698
1921 5,058 53 19 1,833
1920 5,041 49 15 2,138
1919 4,924 49 8 3,123
1918 5,613 44 13 2,263
1917 5,455 44 14 2,095
1916 5,343 40 12 2,266
1915 4,896 43 12 2,188
1914 3,888 40 9 2,277
1913 2,998 46 7 2,285
1912 2,666 47 9 1,755
1911 1,882 53 11 1,038
1910 1,842 52 12 931
1909 1,478 56 5 1,455
1908 1,354 62 5 1,379
1907 1,264 62 6 1,201
1906 1,064 70 5 1,259
1905 996 75 6 1,094
1904 880 78 < 5 --
1903 774 84 < 5 --
1902 753 83 < 5 --
1901 634 89 < 5 --
1900 736 92 < 5 --
1899 586 92 < 5 --
1898 593 101 < 5 --
1897 545 97 < 5 --
1896 488 105 < 5 --
1895 551 97 < 5 --
1894 470 105 < 5 --
1893 397 110 < 5 --
1892 393 115 < 5 --
1891 337 117 < 5 --
1890 328 121 < 5 --
1889 341 112 < 5 --
1888 295 123 < 5 --
1887 239 124 < 5 --
1886 229 124 < 5 --
1885 208 124 < 5 --
1884 214 118 < 5 --
1883 167 124 < 5 --
1882 150 125 < 5 --
1881 130 123 < 5 --
1880 131 122 < 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.