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Avery Name Popularity

    

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How popular is Avery?

In 2016 the very popular name Avery, ranked the 16th Most Popular Girls Name in the United States.

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

Position 12, its highest popularity RANKING, was reached in 2013.

Nonetheless, the name was given to the greatest number of children in 2014 with 9,557 occurrences.

The least amount of newborns dubbed Avery in any given year was less than 5, most recently in 1937.

Approximately during the years 1923-1926, 1933-1935, 1939-1943, 1952-1955, 1965-1968, 1970-1979, and 1980-2013, the name Avery took a definitive turn upwards in popularity whereas clearly downward trends happened around 1926-1929, and 1960-1963.

Avery became more popular as a girls name in 1998.

The popularity trend for Avery has been soaring upward for a while. In recent years, continuing the trend, the number of babies given the name Avery has risen.

What does the future hold for the popularity of Avery?

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

The name Avery 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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   Avery (Girl)Avery (Boy)
Year %No. of Babies Given NamePopul. RankNo. of Babies Given NamePopul. Rank
2016 8,733 16 2,099 191
2015 9,330 16 2,208 188
2014 9,557 13 2,281 186
2013 9,172 12 2,047 196
2012 8,313 13 2,012 187
2011 7,337 18 1,790 201
2010 6,672 23 1,697 211
2009 6,297 32 1,630 223
2008 5,828 38 1,748 216
2007 5,381 48 1,742 221
2006 5,248 52 1,792 211
2005 4,652 67 1,662 215
2004 4,041 77 1,520 225
2003 3,687 89 1,595 219
2002 2,588 132 1,387 245
2001 2,132 152 1,401 242
2000 1,832 176 1,370 245
1999 1,491 206 1,368 236
1998 1,242 246 1,237 247
1997 937 311 1,171 250
1996 492 486 1,178 251
1995 542 465 1,195 241
1994 517 484 1,116 259
1993 453 529 933 297
1992 432 544 468 463
1991 339 648 400 494
1990 250 802 387 492
1989 178 976 469 436
1988 157 1,028 362 484
1987 112 1,257 376 458
1986 100 1,325 279 530
1985 85 1,459 259 546
1984 66 1,657 209 584
1983 73 1,532 243 538
1982 69 1,653 216 587
1981 57 1,885 235 556
1980 47 2,157 230 570
1979 56 1,875 206 595
1978 39 2,308 226 554
1977 43 2,162 204 588
1976 35 2,335 235 525
1975 29 2,617 218 545
1974 27 2,682 179 600
1973 25 2,755 203 556
1972 23 2,909 170 607
1971 21 3,174 162 646
1970 18 3,442 171 620
1969 21 2,924 151 644
1968 19 2,970 154 613
1967 13 3,674 178 559
1966 15 3,277 193 552
1965 13 3,552 206 536
1964 17 3,113 186 580
1963 10 4,286 180 588
1962 19 2,821 189 569
1961 17 3,067 182 585
1960 23 2,518 189 567
1959 12 3,627 191 565
1958 25 2,262 172 590
1957 17 2,826 157 613
1956 18 2,724 141 637
1955 22 2,340 137 633
1954 14 3,029 126 650
1953 10 3,701 91 746
1952 6 4,957 89 746
1951 8 4,039 80 785
1950 17 2,441 81 761
1949 9 3,634 58 905
1948 12 2,979 77 774
1947 9 3,722 92 716
1946 6 4,460 77 752
1945 13 2,472 79 677
1944 8 3,395 65 774
1943 21 1,905 76 740
1942 13 2,548 82 704
1941 11 2,678 70 739
1940 10 2,750 86 648
1939 8 3,162 56 811
1938 9 2,957 80 674
1937 < 5 -- 67 742
1936 14 2,163 65 747
1935 10 2,749 63 779
1934 11 2,577 95 606
1933 9 2,889 92 606
1932 < 5 -- 88 642
1931 11 2,590 75 697
1930 7 3,684 103 598
1929 14 2,320 102 599
1928 15 2,291 95 637
1927 14 2,438 107 602
1926 20 1,940 99 631
1925 12 2,792 101 629
1924 12 2,824 123 577
1923 14 2,477 111 600
1922 15 2,391 131 552
1921 19 2,052 123 570
1920 16 2,273 113 588
1919 20 1,862 112 564
1918 18 2,037 118 552
1917 9 3,119 115 545
1916 12 2,511 106 555
1915 < 5 -- 125 493
1914 7 2,918 91 513
1913 8 2,353 66 531
1912 9 1,994 58 516
1911 < 5 -- 22 670
1910 10 1,529 21 637
1909 7 1,784 17 658
1908 5 2,132 23 522
1907 6 1,850 17 619
1906 < 5 -- 17 570
1905 < 5 -- 22 481
1904 < 5 -- 18 518
1903 6 1,615 13 625
1902 7 1,456 18 510
1901 < 5 -- 19 433
1900 6 1,742 12 747
1899 < 5 -- 17 458
1898 < 5 -- 15 546
1897 < 5 -- 21 413
1896 < 5 -- 20 439
1895 < 5 -- 20 437
1894 < 5 -- 18 465
1893 < 5 -- 19 419
1892 < 5 -- 18 461
1891 < 5 -- 9 644
1890 6 1,223 17 435
1889 < 5 -- 9 678
1888 < 5 -- 13 554
1887 < 5 -- 14 461
1886 < 5 -- 6 851
1885 < 5 -- 12 550
1884 < 5 -- 16 469
1883 < 5 -- 14 483
1882 < 5 -- 14 493
1881 < 5 -- 25 324
1880 < 5 -- 9 643

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.