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Bentley Name Popularity

    

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How popular is Bentley?

The somewhat popular name Bentley was the 121st Most Popular Boys Name in the United States in 2018.

This top 250 contender has seen rankings outside of the top 1000.

Position 75, its highest popularity ranking, was reached for the first time in 2011 and as recently as 2012 with 5,879 occurrences.

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

Bentley, decisively moved upwards in popularity around the years 1955-1961, 1979-1982, and 1996-2011, whereas unequivocal downward movement occurred about 1962-1968, and 1969-1975.

Where is the name Bentley popularity headed?

Bentley's popularity is at a mid point when measured against its most notable year.

The popularity trend for Bentley has been soaring upward for a while. Of late however, the number of parents selecting the name Bentley for their newborn has dropped.

The name Bentley is favored by many parents but has recently started to drift downward in popularity.

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   Bentley (Girl)Bentley (Boy)
Year %No. of Babies Given NamePopul. RankNo. of Babies Given NamePopul. Rank
2018 143 1,513 3,250 121
2017 151 1,475 3,808 102
2016 151 1,500 4,044 100
2015 184 1,301 4,316 93
2014 178 1,325 4,768 89
2013 215 1,124 5,378 81
2012 247 1,023 5,879 75
2011 288 903 5,575 75
2010 232 1,068 3,771 100
2009 144 1,563 522 514
2008 93 2,157 217 936
2007 81 2,349 195 995
2006 76 2,441 170 1,052
2005 56 2,904 130 1,218
2004 45 3,341 101 1,404
2003 37 3,741 81 1,561
2002 36 3,666 70 1,681
2001 40 3,373 74 1,599
2000 27 4,419 39 2,430
1999 20 5,250 43 2,168
1998 16 6,106 31 2,655
1997 20 5,033 34 2,402
1996 16 5,804 27 2,755
1995 10 8,150 30 2,512
1994 11 7,663 27 2,690
1993 8 9,655 26 2,709
1992 13 6,684 24 2,846
1991 8 9,420 26 2,616
1990 9 8,563 26 2,560
1989 8 8,843 34 2,066
1988 13 5,932 31 2,040
1987 6 9,960 27 2,171
1986 7 8,614 25 2,226
1985 < 5 -- 32 1,835
1984 < 5 -- 18 2,621
1983 < 5 -- 20 2,417
1982 < 5 -- 29 1,892
1981 < 5 -- 18 2,580
1980 < 5 -- 22 2,285
1979 < 5 -- 23 2,163
1978 < 5 -- 21 2,209
1977 < 5 -- 16 2,674
1976 < 5 -- 22 2,122
1975 < 5 -- 11 3,266
1974 < 5 -- 18 2,287
1973 < 5 -- 16 2,413
1972 < 5 -- 17 2,252
1971 < 5 -- 20 2,061
1970 < 5 -- 25 1,748
1969 < 5 -- 24 1,683
1968 < 5 -- 21 1,738
1967 < 5 -- 27 1,478
1966 < 5 -- 32 1,346
1965 < 5 -- 29 1,431
1964 < 5 -- 50 1,070
1963 < 5 -- 42 1,196
1962 < 5 -- 67 926
1961 < 5 -- 65 950
1960 < 5 -- 43 1,193
1959 < 5 -- 46 1,139
1958 < 5 -- 41 1,204
1957 < 5 -- 10 2,650
1956 < 5 -- 18 1,890
1955 < 5 -- 13 2,224
1954 < 5 -- 16 1,964
1953 < 5 -- 15 2,050
1952 < 5 -- 17 1,863
1951 < 5 -- 9 2,679
1950 < 5 -- 10 2,447
1949 < 5 -- 7 3,044
1948 < 5 -- 14 2,034
1947 < 5 -- 16 1,922
1946 < 5 -- 16 1,820
1945 < 5 -- 9 2,412
1944 < 5 -- 14 1,895
1943 < 5 -- 10 2,420
1942 < 5 -- 19 1,634
1941 < 5 -- 20 1,537
1940 < 5 -- 14 1,906
1939 < 5 -- 10 2,303
1938 < 5 -- 9 2,496
1937 < 5 -- 8 2,691
1936 < 5 -- 13 1,966
1935 < 5 -- 11 2,260
1934 < 5 -- 10 2,407
1933 < 5 -- 14 1,915
1932 < 5 -- 10 2,478
1931 < 5 -- 8 2,888
1930 < 5 -- 15 1,975
1929 < 5 -- 12 2,327
1928 < 5 -- 8 3,102
1927 < 5 -- 17 1,965
1926 < 5 -- 18 1,849
1925 < 5 -- 16 2,014
1924 < 5 -- 16 2,050
1923 < 5 -- 12 2,462
1922 < 5 -- 13 2,351
1921 < 5 -- 15 2,160
1920 < 5 -- 11 2,618
1919 < 5 -- 14 2,159
1918 < 5 -- 14 2,172
1917 < 5 -- 14 2,102
1916 < 5 -- 15 1,959
1915 < 5 -- 6 3,437
1914 < 5 -- 5 3,304
1913 < 5 -- 6 2,529
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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.