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Asher Name Popularity

    

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How popular is Asher?

In 2018 the very popular name Asher, ranked the 47th Most Popular Boys Name in the United States.

Presently one of the top 50 most popular, Asher has been less popular than the top 1000 in the past.

Position 47, its highest popularity ranking, was reached for the first time this year with 6,802 occurrences.

In any year, the least number of babies named Asher was less than 5, most recently in 1912.

Approximately during the years 1916-1919, 1969-1983, 1988-1992, and 1993-2017 the name Asher took a definitive turn upwards in popularity.

The popularity trend for Asher has been soaring upward for a while. Of late, continuing the trend, the number of parents selecting the name Asher for their newborn has risen.

What does the future hold for the popularity of Asher?

Currently, the name is at or near its highest point when compared to its most popular year.

The name Asher is favored by many parents and will probably continue to rise upward in popularity.

*Mouse over the charts or scroll down to the table for data details.

 
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   Asher (Girl)Asher (Boy)
Year %No. of Babies Given NamePopul. RankNo. of Babies Given NamePopul. Rank
2018 68 2,548 6,802 47
2017 85 2,218 6,030 59
2016 73 2,481 5,502 71
2015 75 2,426 5,121 82
2014 75 2,416 4,321 93
2013 44 3,516 3,714 104
2012 45 3,530 3,555 108
2011 36 4,074 3,415 113
2010 30 4,746 2,858 138
2009 25 5,550 2,351 165
2008 26 5,454 1,904 206
2007 31 4,695 1,578 233
2006 18 6,884 1,369 252
2005 19 6,288 1,156 287
2004 21 5,766 894 335
2003 15 7,250 626 411
2002 11 8,910 478 483
2001 10 9,440 415 529
2000 16 6,513 346 578
1999 14 6,867 312 601
1998 10 8,654 247 686
1997 10 8,402 213 728
1996 12 7,177 188 776
1995 13 6,676 142 932
1994 9 8,872 149 886
1993 7 10,708 129 945
1992 < 5 -- 125 961
1991 5 13,343 105 1,054
1990 8 9,316 95 1,096
1989 < 5 -- 78 1,215
1988 < 5 -- 72 1,188
1987 < 5 -- 88 1,009
1986 6 9,643 84 1,008
1985 < 5 -- 94 939
1984 8 7,451 72 1,055
1983 6 9,106 90 928
1982 8 7,523 67 1,115
1981 5 10,540 75 1,055
1980 < 5 -- 66 1,112
1979 < 5 -- 56 1,225
1978 < 5 -- 47 1,329
1977 < 5 -- 41 1,428
1976 < 5 -- 34 1,574
1975 8 6,538 35 1,506
1974 < 5 -- 24 1,889
1973 < 5 -- 27 1,698
1972 < 5 -- 20 2,020
1971 < 5 -- 13 2,689
1970 < 5 -- 17 2,218
1969 < 5 -- 12 2,559
1968 < 5 -- 16 2,038
1967 < 5 -- 17 1,908
1966 < 5 -- 14 2,140
1965 < 5 -- 7 3,262
1964 < 5 -- 15 2,119
1963 < 5 -- 8 3,058
1962 < 5 -- 9 2,849
1961 < 5 -- 11 2,545
1960 < 5 -- 12 2,427
1959 < 5 -- 16 2,043
1958 < 5 -- 9 2,829
1957 < 5 -- 10 2,640
1956 < 5 -- 11 2,504
1955 < 5 -- 5 3,916
1954 < 5 -- 11 2,457
1953 < 5 -- 11 2,401
1952 < 5 -- 8 2,889
1951 < 5 -- 12 2,255
1950 < 5 -- 7 3,048
1949 < 5 -- 14 2,028
1948 < 5 -- 9 2,619
1947 < 5 -- 7 3,107
1946 < 5 -- 7 2,936
1945 < 5 -- 10 2,254
1944 < 5 -- 13 1,994
1943 < 5 -- 14 1,986
1942 < 5 -- 10 2,388
1941 < 5 -- 6 3,161
1940 < 5 -- 13 1,987
1939 < 5 -- 10 2,296
1938 < 5 -- 11 2,190
1937 < 5 -- 13 1,997
1936 < 5 -- 15 1,805
1935 < 5 -- 10 2,401
1934 < 5 -- 14 1,934
1933 < 5 -- 10 2,377
1932 < 5 -- 18 1,718
1931 < 5 -- 7 3,109
1930 < 5 -- 6 3,618
1929 < 5 -- 10 2,605
1928 < 5 -- 9 2,860
1927 < 5 -- 16 2,045
1926 < 5 -- 15 2,080
1925 < 5 -- 15 2,096
1924 < 5 -- 16 2,048
1923 < 5 -- 14 2,231
1922 < 5 -- 24 1,548
1921 < 5 -- 17 1,985
1920 < 5 -- 16 2,055
1919 < 5 -- 21 1,631
1918 < 5 -- 15 2,079
1917 < 5 -- 15 1,994
1916 < 5 -- 16 1,859
1915 < 5 -- 17 1,708
1914 < 5 -- 12 1,876
1913 < 5 -- 7 2,292
1912 < 5 -- < 5 --
1911 < 5 -- < 5 --
1910 < 5 -- 5 1,606
1909 < 5 -- < 5 --
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1896 < 5 -- < 5 --
1895 < 5 -- 6 985
1894 < 5 -- < 5 --
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1891 < 5 -- < 5 --
1890 < 5 -- 5 1,013
1889 < 5 -- < 5 --
1888 < 5 -- < 5 --
1887 < 5 -- 6 826
1886 < 5 -- 7 766
1885 < 5 -- 6 843
1884 < 5 -- < 5 --
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1882 < 5 -- < 5 --
1881 < 5 -- 6 788
1880 < 5 -- 6 822

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.