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April Name Popularity

    

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How popular is April?

In 2017 the somewhat popular name April, ranked the 453rd Most Popular Girls Name in the United States.

Presently one of the top 500 most popular, April has been less popular than the top 1000 in the past.

It reached its highest popularity RANKING of #23 in 1979.

Nonetheless, the name was given to the greatest number of children in 1980 with 11,475 occurrences.

The least amount of newborns dubbed April in any given year was less than 5, most recently in 1922.

Approximately during the years 1923-1928, 1933-1942, 1943-1947, 1948-1955, 1956-1967, 1969-1974, and 1975-1980, the name April took a definitive turn upwards in popularity whereas clearly downward trends happened around 1981-1997, and 1998-2003.

Sometimes the name April has been more popular as a girls name and sometimes it has been more popular as a boys.

April's popularity has steadily decreased for some time. In recent years, continuing the trend, the number of babies given the name April has dropped.

What does the future hold for the popularity of April?

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

The name April still has a solid footing but will probably continue to drift downward in popularity.

Relative to what it once was, April is much less frequently used as a given name.

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   April (Girl)April (Boy)
Year %No. of Babies Given NamePopul. RankNo. of Babies Given NamePopul. Rank
2017 691 453 < 5 --
2016 823 402 < 5 --
2015 803 403 < 5 --
2014 792 406 < 5 --
2013 716 424 < 5 --
2012 784 397 < 5 --
2011 792 396 < 5 --
2010 839 378 < 5 --
2009 913 354 < 5 --
2008 1,021 329 < 5 --
2007 1,093 310 < 5 --
2006 1,033 317 < 5 --
2005 1,054 302 < 5 --
2004 1,179 277 5 11,472
2003 1,118 278 < 5 --
2002 1,252 254 < 5 --
2001 1,299 245 < 5 --
2000 1,451 214 < 5 --
1999 1,554 199 5 10,009
1998 1,662 182 < 5 --
1997 1,602 188 < 5 --
1996 1,761 177 < 5 --
1995 2,076 155 < 5 --
1994 2,522 127 11 5,126
1993 2,933 112 16 3,830
1992 3,229 103 10 5,259
1991 3,856 88 7 6,556
1990 4,572 73 12 4,420
1989 4,735 66 26 2,474
1988 4,840 65 18 2,967
1987 5,295 58 25 2,273
1986 5,674 53 33 1,839
1985 6,692 47 25 2,173
1984 7,565 42 19 2,537
1983 8,206 39 23 2,212
1982 10,061 32 40 1,540
1981 11,404 25 23 2,205
1980 11,475 25 45 1,412
1979 10,904 23 36 1,600
1978 9,588 27 29 1,795
1977 8,068 29 26 1,910
1976 7,762 30 26 1,879
1975 8,243 25 29 1,709
1974 8,452 28 21 2,054
1973 7,263 33 21 1,985
1972 6,121 48 17 2,245
1971 5,938 56 19 2,128
1970 4,601 83 16 2,300
1969 3,800 97 13 2,420
1968 3,624 96 7 3,377
1967 4,464 79 13 2,243
1966 3,252 108 14 2,138
1965 2,811 136 5 3,954
1964 2,601 151 < 5 --
1963 2,195 175 5 4,062
1962 1,816 199 6 3,658
1961 1,807 201 7 3,365
1960 1,932 191 5 4,062
1959 1,561 210 9 2,829
1958 1,351 224 < 5 --
1957 1,307 233 < 5 --
1956 1,212 236 < 5 --
1955 1,251 229 < 5 --
1954 949 273 < 5 --
1953 823 290 < 5 --
1952 824 281 < 5 --
1951 504 356 < 5 --
1950 394 402 < 5 --
1949 464 365 < 5 --
1948 382 407 < 5 --
1947 512 354 < 5 --
1946 460 352 < 5 --
1945 242 458 < 5 --
1944 165 568 < 5 --
1943 220 502 < 5 --
1942 232 485 < 5 --
1941 176 525 < 5 --
1940 105 675 < 5 --
1939 58 925 < 5 --
1938 19 1,809 < 5 --
1937 24 1,542 < 5 --
1936 20 1,690 < 5 --
1935 15 2,104 < 5 --
1934 11 2,575 < 5 --
1933 11 2,547 < 5 --
1932 14 2,244 < 5 --
1931 6 3,877 < 5 --
1930 18 1,940 < 5 --
1929 12 2,592 < 5 --
1928 20 1,902 < 5 --
1927 15 2,342 < 5 --
1926 13 2,572 < 5 --
1925 13 2,625 < 5 --
1924 10 3,159 < 5 --
1923 6 4,398 < 5 --
1922 < 5 -- < 5 --
1921 12 2,775 < 5 --
1920 10 3,105 < 5 --
1919 8 3,471 < 5 --
1918 < 5 -- < 5 --
1917 6 4,113 < 5 --
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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.