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Bonnie Name Popularity

    

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How popular is Bonnie?

The less frequently given name Bonnie was the 691st Most Popular Girls Name in the United States in 2018.

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

Position 33, its highest popularity ranking, was reached for the first time in 1941 and as recently as 1950.

The name was bestowed upon the greatest number of babies in 1947 with 10,217 occurrences.

In any year, the least number of babies named Bonnie was 14 in 1880.

Decidely upward trends in the number of babies given the name Bonnie occurred roughly during the years 1880-1892, 1893-1896, 1901-1904, 1906-1931, 1936-1942, 1944-1947, and 2013-2017, whereas unequivocal downward movement occurred about 1966-1976, 1981-1993, and 1994-2000.

Where is the name Bonnie popularity headed?

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

The popularity trend for Bonnie has been moving upward for a while. Of late, continuing the trend, the number of parents selecting the name Bonnie for their newborn has risen.

The name Bonnie still has a solid footing and will probably continue to rise upward in popularity.

Relative to what it once was, Bonnie is much less frequently used as a given name.

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   Bonnie (Girl)Bonnie (Boy)
Year %No. of Babies Given NamePopul. RankNo. of Babies Given NamePopul. Rank
2018 417 691 < 5 --
2017 414 697 < 5 --
2016 311 898 < 5 --
2015 321 867 < 5 --
2014 317 866 < 5 --
2013 234 1,061 < 5 --
2012 224 1,101 < 5 --
2011 221 1,117 < 5 --
2010 189 1,263 < 5 --
2009 173 1,375 < 5 --
2008 184 1,334 < 5 --
2007 168 1,413 < 5 --
2006 186 1,281 < 5 --
2005 190 1,202 < 5 --
2004 201 1,135 < 5 --
2003 248 945 < 5 --
2002 219 1,003 < 5 --
2001 255 894 < 5 --
2000 235 920 < 5 --
1999 265 818 < 5 --
1998 308 717 < 5 --
1997 347 641 < 5 --
1996 386 590 < 5 --
1995 387 588 < 5 --
1994 464 531 5 8,935
1993 441 541 5 8,850
1992 554 450 < 5 --
1991 573 445 10 5,130
1990 694 379 10 5,029
1989 764 329 10 4,851
1988 830 298 7 5,817
1987 984 258 11 3,992
1986 1,092 237 10 4,158
1985 1,177 221 10 4,075
1984 1,273 206 18 2,622
1983 1,277 202 7 4,977
1982 1,368 199 16 2,850
1981 1,624 169 12 3,435
1980 1,711 166 13 3,276
1979 1,627 171 11 3,587
1978 1,090 227 8 4,191
1977 1,340 199 11 3,408
1976 1,204 203 10 3,498
1975 1,345 188 18 2,376
1974 1,451 182 18 2,289
1973 1,687 163 16 2,415
1972 1,853 157 16 2,338
1971 2,329 138 17 2,288
1970 2,747 130 16 2,307
1969 2,645 129 24 1,684
1968 2,957 116 22 1,698
1967 3,372 102 20 1,765
1966 3,841 90 24 1,586
1965 4,128 90 26 1,517
1964 4,687 89 28 1,491
1963 5,226 83 30 1,426
1962 5,810 79 39 1,247
1961 6,027 75 27 1,548
1960 6,393 71 40 1,243
1959 6,457 71 40 1,231
1958 6,988 63 43 1,170
1957 7,240 64 35 1,321
1956 8,137 51 49 1,081
1955 8,635 45 40 1,185
1954 8,096 52 47 1,097
1953 8,614 45 64 896
1952 9,387 41 62 895
1951 9,707 37 58 921
1950 9,748 33 54 936
1949 9,730 35 64 857
1948 9,817 34 72 799
1947 10,217 35 71 824
1946 9,508 33 61 842
1945 7,745 35 58 819
1944 8,456 34 61 802
1943 8,869 34 92 669
1942 8,822 34 84 701
1941 7,759 33 84 664
1940 5,958 39 67 752
1939 3,887 61 54 829
1938 3,772 65 74 711
1937 3,596 64 76 689
1936 3,372 65 81 643
1935 3,611 62 78 681
1934 3,751 58 94 611
1933 3,371 68 81 644
1932 3,622 64 89 632
1931 3,550 73 69 742
1930 3,268 78 72 749
1929 2,973 86 73 733
1928 2,923 89 71 768
1927 2,796 100 82 715
1926 2,608 105 75 737
1925 2,533 107 71 781
1924 2,296 117 73 787
1923 2,094 126 72 778
1922 1,824 137 69 810
1921 1,609 151 61 893
1920 1,515 154 66 826
1919 1,343 163 67 790
1918 1,151 178 61 841
1917 1,177 171 67 765
1916 992 185 79 663
1915 939 180 63 757
1914 783 174 49 753
1913 648 180 42 712
1912 539 183 30 803
1911 389 181 24 625
1910 374 183 18 712
1909 337 177 17 659
1908 299 188 14 714
1907 279 192 11 823
1906 268 186 9 863
1905 264 188 23 464
1904 268 181 17 541
1903 200 211 16 551
1902 182 221 10 754
1901 179 215 < 5 --
1900 220 212 19 559
1899 159 218 11 622
1898 187 210 15 546
1897 142 234 9 731
1896 163 217 11 677
1895 129 243 12 609
1894 119 247 9 738
1893 120 239 5 1,054
1892 126 232 12 606
1891 100 243 9 649
1890 98 252 9 670
1889 68 289 9 680
1888 70 278 8 760
1887 59 274 11 550
1886 40 340 < 5 --
1885 53 272 7 771
1884 32 351 7 780
1883 21 412 < 5 --
1882 19 418 < 5 --
1881 25 317 < 5 --
1880 14 452 < 5 --

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.