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Brant Name Popularity

    

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How popular is Brant?

The rare name Brant was the 1,818th Most Popular Boys Name in the United States in 2015.

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

Its highest popularity ranking of #518 was reached in 1970 with 242 occurrences.

In any year, the least number of babies named Brant was less than 5, most recently in 1931.

Decidely upward trends in the number of babies given the name Brant occurred roughly during the years 1945-1951, 1959-1963, 1965-1970, and 1995-1998.

Where is the name Brant popularity headed?

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

For a number of years, the name Brant has been moving downward in popularity. Of late, continuing the trend, the number of parents selecting the name Brant for their newborn has dropped.

The name Brant is quite distinctive and will probably continue to drift downward in popularity.

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   Brant (Girl)Brant (Boy)
Year %No. of Babies Given NamePopul. RankNo. of Babies Given NamePopul. Rank
2015 < 5 -- 81 1,818
2014 < 5 -- 84 1,771
2013 < 5 -- 84 1,731
2012 < 5 -- 103 1,542
2011 < 5 -- 97 1,587
2010 < 5 -- 95 1,640
2009 < 5 -- 101 1,588
2008 < 5 -- 106 1,522
2007 < 5 -- 123 1,358
2006 < 5 -- 117 1,373
2005 < 5 -- 116 1,308
2004 < 5 -- 158 1,034
2003 < 5 -- 149 1,045
2002 < 5 -- 125 1,140
2001 < 5 -- 162 949
2000 < 5 -- 150 986
1999 < 5 -- 179 843
1998 < 5 -- 165 879
1997 < 5 -- 144 936
1996 < 5 -- 134 960
1995 < 5 -- 108 1,091
1994 < 5 -- 142 917
1993 < 5 -- 148 876
1992 < 5 -- 130 936
1991 < 5 -- 122 963
1990 < 5 -- 173 773
1989 < 5 -- 165 773
1988 < 5 -- 181 695
1987 < 5 -- 158 726
1986 < 5 -- 181 667
1985 < 5 -- 161 693
1984 < 5 -- 171 659
1983 5 10,440 203 602
1982 < 5 -- 197 617
1981 < 5 -- 201 602
1980 < 5 -- 173 659
1979 < 5 -- 202 604
1978 < 5 -- 228 550
1977 < 5 -- 190 609
1976 < 5 -- 190 590
1975 < 5 -- 210 558
1974 < 5 -- 178 601
1973 < 5 -- 158 628
1972 < 5 -- 222 534
1971 5 8,449 219 542
1970 < 5 -- 242 518
1969 < 5 -- 167 606
1968 < 5 -- 147 622
1967 < 5 -- 127 663
1966 < 5 -- 112 698
1965 < 5 -- 84 808
1964 < 5 -- 85 817
1963 < 5 -- 109 743
1962 < 5 -- 85 825
1961 < 5 -- 54 1,057
1960 < 5 -- 68 917
1959 < 5 -- 60 994
1958 < 5 -- 59 993
1957 < 5 -- 50 1,077
1956 < 5 -- 55 1,008
1955 < 5 -- 59 978
1954 < 5 -- 69 889
1953 < 5 -- 71 851
1952 < 5 -- 63 886
1951 < 5 -- 60 910
1950 < 5 -- 58 899
1949 < 5 -- 41 1,096
1948 < 5 -- 25 1,463
1947 < 5 -- 19 1,739
1946 < 5 -- 21 1,558
1945 < 5 -- 8 2,586
1944 < 5 -- 9 2,488
1943 < 5 -- 17 1,773
1942 < 5 -- 10 2,395
1941 < 5 -- 14 1,915
1940 < 5 -- 10 2,339
1939 < 5 -- 16 1,727
1938 < 5 -- 11 2,202
1937 < 5 -- 6 3,214
1936 < 5 -- 8 2,662
1935 < 5 -- 7 2,990
1934 < 5 -- 9 2,581
1933 < 5 -- 8 2,765
1932 < 5 -- 6 3,411
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1930 < 5 -- 6 3,635
1929 < 5 -- 9 2,791
1928 < 5 -- 5 4,224
1927 < 5 -- 6 3,828
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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.