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Brenna Name Popularity

    

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How popular is Brenna?

The less frequently given name Brenna was the 795th Most Popular Girls Name in the United States in 2015.

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

Position 235, its highest popularity ranking, was reached in 1995 with 1,212 occurrences.

In any year, the least number of babies named Brenna was less than 5, most recently in 1945.

Decidely upward trends in the number of babies given the name Brenna occurred roughly during the years 1947-1954, 1961-1975, 1977-1985, and 1986-1995, whereas unequivocal downward movement occurred about 2011-2014.

Where is the name Brenna popularity headed?

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

The popularity trend for Brenna has been spiralling downward for a while. Of late, continuing the trend, the number of parents selecting the name Brenna for their newborn has dropped.

The name Brenna still has a solid footing but will probably continue to drift downward in popularity.

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   Brenna (Girl)
Year %No. of Babies Given NamePopul. Rank
2015 351 795
2014 359 777
2013 416 679
2012 457 623
2011 576 509
2010 642 469
2009 707 444
2008 765 422
2007 885 368
2006 845 382
2005 884 355
2004 966 330
2003 1,036 296
2002 924 328
2001 960 322
2000 1,023 310
1999 1,027 300
1998 1,047 287
1997 1,035 282
1996 1,149 247
1995 1,212 235
1994 1,002 279
1993 739 345
1992 725 354
1991 661 389
1990 605 418
1989 554 440
1988 527 432
1987 489 452
1986 440 487
1985 453 467
1984 411 489
1983 366 520
1982 317 576
1981 332 560
1980 300 613
1979 211 762
1978 212 737
1977 184 812
1976 184 777
1975 189 755
1974 167 806
1973 134 919
1972 112 1,038
1971 135 948
1970 120 1,025
1969 99 1,108
1968 95 1,091
1967 59 1,439
1966 52 1,550
1965 60 1,423
1964 51 1,594
1963 48 1,648
1962 35 1,949
1961 24 2,476
1960 21 2,653
1959 21 2,527
1958 18 2,761
1957 16 2,928
1956 24 2,257
1955 37 1,693
1954 41 1,587
1953 27 1,972
1952 28 1,896
1951 24 2,024
1950 18 2,353
1949 11 3,204
1948 16 2,500
1947 5 5,389
1946 7 4,037
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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.