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Aurora Name Popularity

    

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How popular is Aurora?

In 2018 the very popular name Aurora, ranked the 44th Most Popular Girls Name in the United States.

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

It reached its highest popularity ranking of #44 for the first time this year with 4,785 occurrences.

The least amount of newborns dubbed Aurora in any given year was less than 5, most recently in 1885.

Decidely upward trends in the number of babies given the name Aurora occurred roughly during the years 1890-1896, 1902-1905, 1908-1921, 1996-2004, and 2005-2017.

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

Aurora's popularity has been soaring upward for some time. In recent years, continuing the trend, the number of babies given the name Aurora has risen significantly.

What does the future hold for the popularity of Aurora?

Overall, when compared to its most prominent year, the name's popularity is at or near its highest point.

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

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   Aurora (Girl)Aurora (Boy)
Year %No. of Babies Given NamePopul. RankNo. of Babies Given NamePopul. Rank
2018 4,785 44 5 12,267
2017 4,591 51 < 5 --
2016 3,990 66 < 5 --
2015 3,642 78 < 5 --
2014 2,740 117 < 5 --
2013 2,128 146 < 5 --
2012 1,903 166 < 5 --
2011 1,725 183 < 5 --
2010 1,527 203 < 5 --
2009 1,487 217 < 5 --
2008 1,173 286 < 5 --
2007 1,066 315 < 5 --
2006 1,067 309 < 5 --
2005 951 336 < 5 --
2004 989 321 < 5 --
2003 810 373 < 5 --
2002 664 437 < 5 --
2001 684 418 < 5 --
2000 557 488 < 5 --
1999 520 503 < 5 --
1998 503 504 < 5 --
1997 430 546 < 5 --
1996 355 632 < 5 --
1995 324 659 < 5 --
1994 318 670 < 5 --
1993 365 620 < 5 --
1992 321 681 < 5 --
1991 269 765 < 5 --
1990 293 715 < 5 --
1989 273 722 < 5 --
1988 236 792 < 5 --
1987 252 717 < 5 --
1986 216 783 < 5 --
1985 209 795 < 5 --
1984 206 781 < 5 --
1983 175 868 < 5 --
1982 242 716 5 6,449
1981 211 774 < 5 --
1980 207 792 < 5 --
1979 194 813 < 5 --
1978 167 877 < 5 --
1977 186 806 < 5 --
1976 184 777 < 5 --
1975 178 788 < 5 --
1974 174 785 < 5 --
1973 176 763 < 5 --
1972 154 841 < 5 --
1971 177 796 < 5 --
1970 164 832 < 5 --
1969 131 929 < 5 --
1968 158 800 < 5 --
1967 163 770 < 5 --
1966 175 744 < 5 --
1965 178 751 < 5 --
1964 156 837 < 5 --
1963 154 843 < 5 --
1962 173 790 < 5 --
1961 150 871 < 5 --
1960 176 767 < 5 --
1959 157 820 < 5 --
1958 151 823 < 5 --
1957 162 792 < 5 --
1956 173 733 < 5 --
1955 180 701 < 5 --
1954 167 715 < 5 --
1953 187 662 < 5 --
1952 198 625 < 5 --
1951 189 631 < 5 --
1950 217 568 < 5 --
1949 182 613 < 5 --
1948 199 590 < 5 --
1947 247 535 < 5 --
1946 211 544 < 5 --
1945 213 502 < 5 --
1944 203 506 < 5 --
1943 228 492 < 5 --
1942 223 499 < 5 --
1941 171 538 < 5 --
1940 154 556 < 5 --
1939 178 500 < 5 --
1938 190 482 < 5 --
1937 177 493 < 5 --
1936 193 462 < 5 --
1935 196 455 5 3,681
1934 212 447 < 5 --
1933 211 444 < 5 --
1932 256 407 < 5 --
1931 258 404 6 3,411
1930 325 377 6 3,622
1929 347 350 5 4,001
1928 362 359 < 5 --
1927 360 359 9 2,928
1926 327 377 < 5 --
1925 341 370 7 3,439
1924 357 364 < 5 --
1923 338 360 < 5 --
1922 281 390 5 4,355
1921 329 369 < 5 --
1920 274 398 < 5 --
1919 223 441 < 5 --
1918 226 440 < 5 --
1917 185 482 < 5 --
1916 182 471 < 5 --
1915 147 513 < 5 --
1914 107 541 < 5 --
1913 90 534 < 5 --
1912 102 474 < 5 --
1911 66 511 < 5 --
1910 61 522 < 5 --
1909 53 516 < 5 --
1908 46 547 < 5 --
1907 53 489 < 5 --
1906 35 603 < 5 --
1905 43 519 < 5 --
1904 31 613 < 5 --
1903 28 631 < 5 --
1902 19 799 < 5 --
1901 25 632 < 5 --
1900 21 806 < 5 --
1899 17 794 < 5 --
1898 14 924 < 5 --
1897 16 792 < 5 --
1896 26 610 < 5 --
1895 15 819 < 5 --
1894 14 815 < 5 --
1893 20 644 < 5 --
1892 16 733 < 5 --
1891 15 697 < 5 --
1890 8 1,012 < 5 --
1889 7 1,035 < 5 --
1888 13 726 < 5 --
1887 15 589 < 5 --
1886 9 781 < 5 --
1885 < 5 -- < 5 --
1884 11 643 < 5 --
1883 10 615 < 5 --
1882 8 680 < 5 --
1881 6 746 < 5 --
1880 6 750 < 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.