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Augustus Name Popularity

    

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How popular is Augustus?

In 2018 the somewhat popular name Augustus, ranked the 460th Most Popular Boys Name in the United States.

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

Its highest popularity RANKING of #175 was reached in 1880.

However, the name was bestowed upon the greatest number of babies in 2017 with 732 occurrences.

The least amount of newborns dubbed Augustus in any given year was 24 in 1903.

Decidely upward trends in the number of babies given the name Augustus occurred roughly during the years 1906-1914, 1973-1976, 1978-1981, 1986-1991, 1999-2005, and 2011-2015.

For a number of years, the name Augustus has been soaring upward in popularity. In recent years, continuing the trend, the number of babies given the name Augustus has risen.

What does the future hold for the popularity of Augustus?

Overall, when compared to its most prominent year, the name's popularity is at a very high point.

The name Augustus still has a solid footing and will probably continue to rise upward in popularity.

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   Augustus (Girl)Augustus (Boy)
Year %No. of Babies Given NamePopul. RankNo. of Babies Given NamePopul. Rank
2018 < 5 -- 630 460
2017 < 5 -- 732 422
2016 < 5 -- 671 457
2015 < 5 -- 646 467
2014 < 5 -- 503 546
2013 < 5 -- 346 691
2012 < 5 -- 340 694
2011 < 5 -- 292 768
2010 < 5 -- 290 769
2009 < 5 -- 280 795
2008 < 5 -- 277 789
2007 < 5 -- 272 791
2006 < 5 -- 247 824
2005 < 5 -- 255 775
2004 < 5 -- 211 841
2003 < 5 -- 203 852
2002 < 5 -- 197 842
2001 < 5 -- 178 883
2000 < 5 -- 159 957
1999 < 5 -- 156 935
1998 < 5 -- 153 925
1997 < 5 -- 137 962
1996 < 5 -- 137 945
1995 < 5 -- 157 863
1994 < 5 -- 153 867
1993 < 5 -- 143 894
1992 < 5 -- 140 892
1991 < 5 -- 145 874
1990 < 5 -- 98 1,073
1989 < 5 -- 88 1,130
1988 < 5 -- 60 1,329
1987 < 5 -- 53 1,378
1986 < 5 -- 39 1,643
1985 < 5 -- 35 1,726
1984 < 5 -- 50 1,324
1983 < 5 -- 46 1,377
1982 < 5 -- 46 1,395
1981 < 5 -- 63 1,154
1980 < 5 -- 51 1,314
1979 < 5 -- 47 1,354
1978 < 5 -- 48 1,302
1977 < 5 -- 44 1,369
1976 < 5 -- 54 1,163
1975 < 5 -- 48 1,228
1974 < 5 -- 39 1,371
1973 < 5 -- 43 1,253
1972 < 5 -- 56 1,084
1971 < 5 -- 64 1,014
1970 < 5 -- 67 988
1969 < 5 -- 49 1,114
1968 < 5 -- 54 1,006
1967 < 5 -- 60 933
1966 < 5 -- 59 943
1965 < 5 -- 67 898
1964 < 5 -- 63 958
1963 < 5 -- 65 930
1962 < 5 -- 57 1,015
1961 < 5 -- 68 928
1960 < 5 -- 59 997
1959 < 5 -- 72 900
1958 < 5 -- 63 960
1957 < 5 -- 92 782
1956 < 5 -- 68 905
1955 < 5 -- 89 770
1954 < 5 -- 98 727
1953 < 5 -- 96 731
1952 < 5 -- 108 668
1951 < 5 -- 91 727
1950 < 5 -- 77 779
1949 < 5 -- 94 707
1948 < 5 -- 105 661
1947 < 5 -- 92 715
1946 < 5 -- 106 623
1945 < 5 -- 89 641
1944 < 5 -- 95 629
1943 < 5 -- 100 640
1942 < 5 -- 110 598
1941 < 5 -- 83 672
1940 < 5 -- 94 612
1939 < 5 -- 86 636
1938 < 5 -- 105 571
1937 < 5 -- 91 610
1936 < 5 -- 103 566
1935 < 5 -- 101 575
1934 < 5 -- 105 576
1933 < 5 -- 97 588
1932 < 5 -- 149 470
1931 < 5 -- 109 563
1930 < 5 -- 121 546
1929 < 5 -- 105 587
1928 < 5 -- 145 500
1927 < 5 -- 155 486
1926 < 5 -- 137 518
1925 < 5 -- 163 475
1924 < 5 -- 155 495
1923 < 5 -- 183 453
1922 5 5,081 164 480
1921 < 5 -- 171 468
1920 < 5 -- 165 474
1919 < 5 -- 176 444
1918 5 4,877 166 461
1917 < 5 -- 149 466
1916 < 5 -- 148 470
1915 < 5 -- 162 423
1914 < 5 -- 154 383
1913 < 5 -- 116 396
1912 < 5 -- 106 374
1911 < 5 -- 53 389
1910 < 5 -- 54 337
1909 < 5 -- 43 357
1908 < 5 -- 33 413
1907 < 5 -- 41 331
1906 < 5 -- 27 425
1905 < 5 -- 45 300
1904 < 5 -- 44 288
1903 < 5 -- 24 401
1902 < 5 -- 43 288
1901 < 5 -- 35 295
1900 < 5 -- 45 313
1899 < 5 -- 31 315
1898 < 5 -- 48 255
1897 < 5 -- 47 254
1896 < 5 -- 53 249
1895 < 5 -- 50 254
1894 < 5 -- 47 253
1893 < 5 -- 56 226
1892 < 5 -- 48 257
1891 < 5 -- 38 260
1890 < 5 -- 43 259
1889 < 5 -- 35 284
1888 < 5 -- 66 218
1887 < 5 -- 51 222
1886 < 5 -- 58 222
1885 < 5 -- 69 190
1884 < 5 -- 65 204
1883 < 5 -- 53 205
1882 < 5 -- 65 197
1881 < 5 -- 51 215
1880 < 5 -- 74 175

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.