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Berkeley Name Popularity

    

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How popular is Berkeley?

The rare name Berkeley was the 1,779th Most Popular Girls Name in the United States in 2018.

Berkeley, is a possible choice for parents seeking a more unique name.

It reached its highest popularity ranking of #1,758 in 2017 with 119 occurrences.

In any year, the least number of babies named Berkeley was less than 5, most recently in 1980.

Berkeley, decisively moved upwards in popularity around the years 1990-1995, 1998-2001, 2006-2011, and 2012-2015.

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

Where is the name Berkeley popularity headed?

Berkeley's popularity is at or near its highest point when measured against its most notable year.

Berkeley's popularity has been soaring upward for some time. Of late, continuing the trend, the number of parents selecting the name Berkeley for their newborn has risen.

The name Berkeley is still rare but will probably continue to rise upward in popularity.

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   Berkeley (Girl)Berkeley (Boy)
Year %No. of Babies Given NamePopul. RankNo. of Babies Given NamePopul. Rank
2018 114 1,779 17 5,309
2017 119 1,758 14 6,079
2016 117 1,771 16 5,573
2015 108 1,883 17 5,312
2014 85 2,214 14 6,018
2013 84 2,209 21 4,479
2012 77 2,402 20 4,705
2011 88 2,156 20 4,670
2010 76 2,451 12 6,729
2009 56 3,049 10 7,745
2008 56 3,060 16 5,514
2007 48 3,430 7 9,884
2006 43 3,622 9 8,069
2005 45 3,370 13 5,906
2004 30 4,509 16 5,030
2003 24 5,107 10 6,780
2002 21 5,474 10 6,588
2001 29 4,221 8 7,598
2000 22 5,166 8 7,511
1999 19 5,459 11 5,693
1998 19 5,394 14 4,668
1997 20 5,034 7 7,358
1996 12 7,190 8 6,561
1995 18 5,245 9 5,967
1994 12 7,156 11 5,134
1993 14 6,303 8 6,276
1992 10 8,130 6 7,514
1991 11 7,481 7 6,581
1990 8 9,337 < 5 --
1989 11 7,002 10 4,847
1988 5 11,998 < 5 --
1987 11 6,379 < 5 --
1986 11 6,201 6 6,001
1985 8 7,627 7 5,196
1984 6 9,246 < 5 --
1983 5 10,420 7 4,971
1982 6 9,330 < 5 --
1981 6 9,227 < 5 --
1980 < 5 -- < 5 --
1979 < 5 -- 7 4,894
1978 6 8,647 6 5,129
1977 < 5 -- < 5 --
1976 5 9,420 < 5 --
1975 7 7,236 5 5,554
1974 < 5 -- < 5 --
1973 < 5 -- 7 4,098
1972 < 5 -- 9 3,370
1971 < 5 -- 5 4,984
1970 < 5 -- 7 3,879
1969 < 5 -- < 5 --
1968 < 5 -- 11 2,590
1967 < 5 -- 7 3,266
1966 < 5 -- 5 3,986
1965 < 5 -- 6 3,571
1964 < 5 -- 5 4,088
1963 < 5 -- 5 4,086
1962 < 5 -- 6 3,672
1961 < 5 -- 5 4,120
1960 < 5 -- 6 3,696
1959 < 5 -- 14 2,203
1958 < 5 -- 9 2,837
1957 < 5 -- < 5 --
1956 < 5 -- 8 2,990
1955 < 5 -- 8 2,979
1954 < 5 -- 5 3,869
1953 < 5 -- < 5 --
1952 < 5 -- 9 2,689
1951 < 5 -- 10 2,509
1950 < 5 -- 5 3,737
1949 < 5 -- 6 3,338
1948 < 5 -- 6 3,349
1947 < 5 -- 10 2,514
1946 < 5 -- 9 2,548
1945 < 5 -- 8 2,583
1944 < 5 -- < 5 --
1943 < 5 -- 9 2,572
1942 < 5 -- < 5 --
1941 < 5 -- 9 2,502
1940 < 5 -- 7 2,900
1939 < 5 -- 8 2,624
1938 < 5 -- < 5 --
1937 < 5 -- 9 2,502
1936 < 5 -- 7 2,882
1935 < 5 -- 5 3,693
1934 < 5 -- 14 1,939
1933 < 5 -- 6 3,308
1932 < 5 -- 7 3,114
1931 < 5 -- 8 2,889
1930 < 5 -- 9 2,796
1929 < 5 -- 10 2,613
1928 < 5 -- 11 2,530
1927 < 5 -- < 5 --
1926 < 5 -- 11 2,583
1925 < 5 -- 5 4,261
1924 < 5 -- 15 2,139
1923 5 5,050 6 3,859
1922 < 5 -- 12 2,501
1921 < 5 -- 7 3,557
1920 < 5 -- 12 2,472
1919 < 5 -- 10 2,692
1918 < 5 -- 13 2,273
1917 < 5 -- 7 3,251
1916 < 5 -- < 5 --
1915 < 5 -- 7 3,117
1914 < 5 -- 8 2,472
1913 < 5 -- 6 2,530
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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.