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Bridget Name Popularity

    

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How popular is Bridget?

The less frequently given name Bridget was the 718th Most Popular Girls Name in the United States in 2018.

This top 1000 contender has enjoyed a rank in the top 1000 since 1880, when the Social Security Administration began keeping records.

It reached its highest popularity ranking of #112 in 1973 with 2,765 occurrences.

The least number of children given the name Bridget was 22 in 1903.

Decidely upward trends in the number of babies given the name Bridget occurred roughly during the years 1894-1897, 1906-1909, 1910-1915, 1926-1929, 1944-1953, 1954-1962, and 1967-1973, whereas 1973-1976, 1994-1997, 2006-2009, and 2014-2017 were years of successive downward movement.

Where is the name Bridget popularity headed?

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

Bridget's popularity has been spiralling downward for some time. , continuing the trend, the number of children named Bridget lately has dropped.

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

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   Bridget (Girl)Bridget (Boy)
Year %No. of Babies Given NamePopul. RankNo. of Babies Given NamePopul. Rank
2018 394 718 < 5 --
2017 434 676 < 5 --
2016 508 594 < 5 --
2015 582 534 < 5 --
2014 578 536 < 5 --
2013 565 527 < 5 --
2012 684 453 < 5 --
2011 630 469 < 5 --
2010 687 447 < 5 --
2009 753 424 < 5 --
2008 820 394 < 5 --
2007 908 357 < 5 --
2006 945 350 < 5 --
2005 971 329 < 5 --
2004 1,035 309 < 5 --
2003 1,028 301 < 5 --
2002 1,075 288 < 5 --
2001 1,156 274 < 5 --
2000 1,167 274 < 5 --
1999 1,291 246 < 5 --
1998 1,287 237 < 5 --
1997 1,281 235 < 5 --
1996 1,530 192 < 5 --
1995 1,469 201 8 6,472
1994 1,697 174 9 5,921
1993 1,628 179 < 5 --
1992 1,414 201 < 5 --
1991 1,447 207 < 5 --
1990 1,547 191 < 5 --
1989 1,636 174 8 5,695
1988 1,566 178 7 5,825
1987 1,540 180 7 5,535
1986 1,575 172 5 6,848
1985 1,613 173 13 3,430
1984 1,686 162 6 5,652
1983 1,748 162 8 4,554
1982 2,008 147 5 6,485
1981 1,900 150 < 5 --
1980 1,831 153 < 5 --
1979 1,736 161 5 6,160
1978 1,685 163 7 4,607
1977 1,642 165 5 5,945
1976 1,708 154 7 4,492
1975 1,863 143 9 3,691
1974 2,080 135 6 4,697
1973 2,765 112 7 4,111
1972 1,864 156 8 3,654
1971 1,714 181 6 4,446
1970 1,815 179 6 4,294
1969 1,597 197 < 5 --
1968 1,455 208 8 3,129
1967 1,556 203 < 5 --
1966 1,629 198 < 5 --
1965 1,544 213 < 5 --
1964 1,477 225 < 5 --
1963 1,448 228 < 5 --
1962 1,407 227 < 5 --
1961 1,210 255 < 5 --
1960 1,153 265 < 5 --
1959 1,051 271 < 5 --
1958 798 331 < 5 --
1957 627 362 < 5 --
1956 577 364 < 5 --
1955 583 362 < 5 --
1954 459 404 < 5 --
1953 527 371 < 5 --
1952 442 391 < 5 --
1951 274 495 < 5 --
1950 226 551 < 5 --
1949 220 561 < 5 --
1948 172 629 < 5 --
1947 161 659 < 5 --
1946 103 815 < 5 --
1945 93 773 < 5 --
1944 73 894 < 5 --
1943 69 944 < 5 --
1942 68 951 < 5 --
1941 87 773 < 5 --
1940 67 868 < 5 --
1939 54 962 < 5 --
1938 77 803 < 5 --
1937 50 995 < 5 --
1936 72 795 < 5 --
1935 65 856 < 5 --
1934 71 795 < 5 --
1933 60 865 < 5 --
1932 63 879 < 5 --
1931 78 757 < 5 --
1930 58 960 < 5 --
1929 81 777 < 5 --
1928 66 904 < 5 --
1927 66 916 < 5 --
1926 66 921 < 5 --
1925 66 914 < 5 --
1924 81 831 < 5 --
1923 60 955 < 5 --
1922 81 808 < 5 --
1921 78 840 < 5 --
1920 70 866 < 5 --
1919 84 765 < 5 --
1918 97 727 < 5 --
1917 72 813 < 5 --
1916 95 707 < 5 --
1915 95 676 < 5 --
1914 59 749 < 5 --
1913 48 759 < 5 --
1912 51 705 < 5 --
1911 31 778 < 5 --
1910 36 706 < 5 --
1909 46 567 < 5 --
1908 25 771 < 5 --
1907 33 653 < 5 --
1906 34 612 < 5 --
1905 32 622 < 5 --
1904 29 643 < 5 --
1903 22 713 < 5 --
1902 31 593 < 5 --
1901 34 521 < 5 --
1900 40 531 < 5 --
1899 22 666 < 5 --
1898 32 572 < 5 --
1897 47 426 < 5 --
1896 36 489 < 5 --
1895 31 531 < 5 --
1894 35 477 < 5 --
1893 41 424 < 5 --
1892 34 465 < 5 --
1891 34 431 < 5 --
1890 42 387 < 5 --
1889 30 442 < 5 --
1888 39 387 < 5 --
1887 34 367 < 5 --
1886 43 318 < 5 --
1885 38 329 < 5 --
1884 37 324 < 5 --
1883 28 337 < 5 --
1882 31 317 < 5 --
1881 34 275 < 5 --
1880 35 261 < 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.