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Bernard Name Popularity

    

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How popular is Bernard?

The uncommon name Bernard was the 1,151st Most Popular Boys Name in the United States in 2018.

Bernard, although not presently in the top 1000, did once enjoy higher rankings.

It reached its highest popularity RANKING of #45 for the first time in 1919 and as recently as 1921.

But, the greatest number of babies were given the name in 1924 with 4,506 occurrences.

In any year, the least number of babies named Bernard was 130 in 1881.

Bernard, decisively moved upwards in popularity around the years 1905-1918, and 1944-1947, whereas unequivocal downward movement occurred about 1991-1996.

Where is the name Bernard popularity headed?

Bernard's popularity is at an extremely low point when measured against its most notable year.

Bernard's popularity has been moving downward for some time. Of late however, the number of parents selecting the name Bernard for their newborn has remained about the same.

The name Bernard is still rare and has recently started to plateu at its present level but may also begin to make a more decisive move up or down.

Relative to what it once was, Bernard has fallen out of favor as a given name.

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   Bernard (Girl)Bernard (Boy)
Year %No. of Babies Given NamePopul. RankNo. of Babies Given NamePopul. Rank
2018 < 5 -- 165 1,151
2017 < 5 -- 160 1,167
2016 < 5 -- 163 1,167
2015 < 5 -- 150 1,221
2014 < 5 -- 158 1,175
2013 < 5 -- 167 1,103
2012 < 5 -- 148 1,206
2011 < 5 -- 168 1,101
2010 < 5 -- 171 1,111
2009 < 5 -- 189 1,024
2008 < 5 -- 214 943
2007 < 5 -- 212 931
2006 < 5 -- 194 957
2005 < 5 -- 223 832
2004 < 5 -- 238 763
2003 < 5 -- 220 791
2002 < 5 -- 226 761
2001 < 5 -- 262 689
2000 < 5 -- 275 656
1999 < 5 -- 266 650
1998 < 5 -- 297 616
1997 < 5 -- 319 579
1996 < 5 -- 323 565
1995 < 5 -- 431 496
1994 < 5 -- 413 495
1993 8 9,659 507 434
1992 < 5 -- 530 420
1991 < 5 -- 560 408
1990 < 5 -- 517 430
1989 < 5 -- 659 349
1988 5 12,000 608 345
1987 6 9,962 593 340
1986 7 8,617 595 333
1985 7 8,426 654 312
1984 8 7,465 615 317
1983 9 6,758 641 307
1982