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Austin Name Popularity

    

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How popular is Austin?

In 2017 the popular name Austin, ranked the 75th Most Popular Boys Name in the United States.

Presently one of the top 100 most popular, Austin has been a top 1000 placer since the Social Security Administration began keeping records in 1880.

Its highest popularity RANKING of #9 was reached for the first time in 1996 and as recently as 1997.

However, the name was bestowed upon the greatest number of babies in 1995 with 25,905 occurrences.

In any year, the least number of babies named Austin was 40 in 1893.

Decidely upward trends in the number of babies given the name Austin occurred roughly during the years 1906-1915, 1967-1970, and 1972-1995, whereas unequivocal downward movement occurred about 1997-2009, and 2012-2016.

For a number of years, the name Austin has been spiralling downward in popularity. Of late, continuing the trend, the number of parents selecting the name Austin for their newborn has dropped.

What does the future hold for the popularity of Austin?

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

The name Austin is favored by many parents but will probably continue to drift downward in popularity.

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   Austin (Girl)Austin (Boy)
Year %No. of Babies Given NamePopul. RankNo. of Babies Given NamePopul. Rank
2017 137 1,578 5,024 75
2016 117 1,764 5,343 73
2015 153 1,492 5,796 69
2014 121 1,725 6,303 66
2013 107 1,878 6,484 64
2012 84 2,235 6,999 58
2011 85 2,214 7,026 60
2010 93 2,118 6,900 64
2009 95 2,118 7,282 64
2008 91 2,185 7,984 55
2007 87 2,248 9,189 48
2006 103 1,942 10,286 41
2005 91 2,058 10,111 38
2004 152 1,371 10,744 35
2003 153 1,333 11,687 33
2002 201 1,059 14,537 26
2001 130 1,448 14,955 25
2000 52 2,785 15,944 23
1999 73 2,096 20,767 13
1998 114 1,494 23,477 10
1997 128 1,345 25,117 9
1996 156 1,163 25,660 9
1995 172 1,045 25,905 10
1994 228 861 23,191 17
1993 187 990 17,579 26
1992 176 1,046 11,452 38
1991 144 1,201 9,054 50
1990 156 1,119 7,911 55
1989 147 1,124 6,883 59
1988 134 1,139 5,584 63
1987 112 1,256 4,090 76
1986 103 1,299 3,200 90
1985 88 1,431 2,724 107
1984 74 1,536 2,338 117
1983 65 1,689 2,047 131
1982 51 2,025 1,801 156
1981 43 2,310 1,453 173
1980 32 2,802 1,164 211
1979 30 2,866 995 229
1978 17 4,093 886 238
1977 7 7,616 682 288
1976 9 6,085 519 332
1975 7 7,221 421 376
1974 < 5 -- 311 454
1973 5 8,516 274 475
1972 < 5 -- 237 512
1971 < 5 -- 264 499
1970 5 8,075 251 508
1969 < 5 -- 184 577
1968 < 5 -- 195 540
1967 < 5 -- 205 522
1966 < 5 -- 201 535
1965 < 5 -- 210 530
1964 < 5 -- 213 537
1963 < 5 -- 221 534
1962 < 5 -- 201 557
1961 < 5 -- 205 551
1960 < 5 -- 204 552
1959 < 5 -- 192 559
1958 < 5 -- 198 548
1957 < 5 -- 239 501
1956 < 5 -- 227 503
1955 < 5 -- 204 513
1954 < 5 -- 239 471
1953 < 5 -- 211 484
1952 < 5 -- 214 474
1951 < 5 -- 253 428
1950 < 5 -- 241 430
1949 < 5 -- 189 480
1948 < 5 -- 235 435
1947 < 5 -- 257 426
1946 < 5 -- 261 399
1945 < 5 -- 244 381
1944 < 5 -- 240 390
1943 < 5 -- 289 360
1942 < 5 -- 297 353
1941 < 5 -- 235 377
1940 < 5 -- 245 366
1939 < 5 -- 210 389
1938 < 5 -- 212 389
1937 < 5 -- 239 349
1936 < 5 -- 250 344
1935 < 5 -- 223 364
1934 < 5 -- 251 347
1933 < 5 -- 294 315
1932 < 5 -- 274 332
1931 < 5 -- 350 295
1930 < 5 -- 385 290
1929 < 5 -- 363 293
1928 < 5 -- 387 286
1927 < 5 -- 417 275
1926 < 5 -- 430 274
1925 6 4,479 434 274
1924 < 5 -- 420 277
1923 < 5 -- 448 266
1922 < 5 -- 456 265
1921 5 5,182 437 268
1920 < 5 -- 467 253
1919 6 4,303 430 257
1918 10 3,047 483 242
1917 5 4,655 409 250
1916 < 5 -- 441 238
1915 5 4,335 424 234
1914 < 5 -- 320 236
1913 < 5 -- 258 232
1912 < 5 -- 223 232
1911 < 5 -- 101 256
1910 < 5 -- 101 233
1909 < 5 -- 102 207
1908 < 5 -- 84 227
1907 < 5 -- 56 278
1906 < 5 -- 83 213
1905 < 5 -- 76 219
1904 < 5 -- 66 233
1903 < 5 -- 50 258
1902 < 5 -- 64 224
1901 < 5 -- 68 204
1900 < 5 -- 66 251
1899 < 5 -- 56 225
1898 < 5 -- 65 217
1897 < 5 -- 54 236
1896 < 5 -- 62 230
1895 < 5 -- 55 237
1894 < 5 -- 55 231
1893 < 5 -- 40 275
1892 < 5 -- 71 206
1891 < 5 -- 65 191
1890 < 5 -- 63 207
1889 < 5 -- 68 191
1888 < 5 -- 79 187
1887 < 5 -- 47 231
1886 < 5 -- 64 207
1885 < 5 -- 54 220
1884 < 5 -- 70 192
1883 < 5 -- 43 247
1882 < 5 -- 65 198
1881 < 5 -- 66 175
1880 < 5 -- 53 220

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.