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Brooke Name Popularity

    

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How popular is Brooke?

The somewhat popular name Brooke was the 201st Most Popular Girls Name in the United States in 2018.

This top 250 contender has seen rankings outside of the top 1000.

It reached its highest popularity RANKING of #43 in 2003.

However, the name was bestowed upon the greatest number of babies in 1996 with 6,724 occurrences.

The least amount of newborns dubbed Brooke in any given year was less than 5, most recently in 1937.

Decidely upward trends in the number of babies given the name Brooke occurred roughly during the years 1937-1942, 1946-1949, 1950-1953, 1959-1970, 1971-1981, and 1987-1991, whereas clearly downward trends happened around 2009-2017.

Sometimes the name Brooke has been more popular as a girls name and sometimes it has been more popular as a boys.

Where is the name Brooke popularity headed?

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

Brooke's popularity has been spiralling downward for some time. In recent years, continuing the trend, the number of babies given the name Brooke has dropped.

The name Brooke is favored by many parents but will probably continue to drift downward in popularity.

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   Brooke (Girl)Brooke (Boy)
Year %No. of Babies Given NamePopul. RankNo. of Babies Given NamePopul. Rank
2018 1,518 201 6 10,922
2017 1,617 191 7 9,821
2016 1,864 173 < 5 --
2015 2,147 150 < 5 --
2014 2,389 139 6 10,899
2013 2,751 115 < 5 --
2012 2,974 102 < 5 --
2011 3,369 86 < 5 --
2010 3,703 72 6 10,950
2009 4,797 54 < 5 --
2008 5,183 52 9 8,403
2007 5,507 45 19 4,829
2006 5,746 44 9 8,088
2005 5,567 47 11 6,704
2004 5,712 46 22 4,028
2003 5,970 43 9 7,314
2002 5,339 52 8 7,737
2001 5,212 57 9 7,003
2000 5,640 51 13 5,323
1999 6,067 47 14 4,792
1998 6,344 46 16 4,227
1997 6,670 45 11 5,323
1996 6,724 45 25 2,930
1995 6,375 52 16 3,880
1994 5,973 54 21 3,227
1993 6,161 52 21 3,155
1992 5,771 59 22 3,013
1991 5,551 65 23 2,838
1990 4,990 70 26 2,561
1989 4,147 74 22 2,796
1988 3,414 87 35 1,881
1987 2,957 94 18 2,851
1986 2,696 104 21 2,520
1985 2,728 102 14 3,238
1984 2,747 99 26 2,043
1983 2,862 96 28 1,909
1982 3,145 92 32 1,778
1981 5,329 52 42 1,481
1980 4,954 57 52 1,291
1979 3,510 85 49 1,319
1978 2,533 115 43 1,413
1977 1,871 150 40 1,453
1976 1,464 174 40 1,412
1975 1,181 208 49 1,209
1974 964 260 40 1,354
1973 771 302 56 1,083
1972 736 321 48 1,178
1971 729 347 45 1,238
1970 760 344 60 1,053
1969 403 480 43 1,203
1968 326 527 37 1,251
1967 268 585 36 1,253
1966 286 562 35 1,285
1965 146 822 30 1,411
1964 126 940 41 1,201
1963 149 858 33 1,355
1962 132 923 40 1,233
1961 121 983 51 1,094
1960 102 1,066 37 1,298
1959 73 1,257 25 1,595
1958 68 1,282 32 1,368
1957 67 1,290 26 1,548
1956 85 1,117 19 1,833
1955 67 1,230 19 1,793
1954 101 966 23 1,596
1953 133 798 18 1,840
1952 51 1,352 24 1,553
1951 51 1,303 16 1,914
1950 54 1,251 15 1,949
1949 67 1,103 17 1,826
1948 42 1,424 30 1,322
1947 41 1,463 18 1,790
1946 43 1,322 10 2,412
1945 40 1,264 18 1,586
1944 40 1,259 11 2,204
1943 30 1,530 25 1,404
1942 46 1,163 21 1,541
1941 35 1,297 19 1,589
1940 24 1,597 10 2,343
1939 9 2,949 12 2,064
1938 8 3,212 7 2,896
1937 < 5 -- < 5 --
1936 < 5 -- 6 3,191
1935 5 4,290 13 2,040
1934 7 3,488 10 2,410
1933 < 5 -- 8 2,768
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1931 < 5 -- 6 3,430
1930 < 5 -- 8 3,054
1929 < 5 -- 6 3,604
1928 < 5 -- 6 3,755
1927 < 5 -- 8 3,190
1926 < 5 -- 7 3,430
1925 < 5 -- 6 3,790
1924 < 5 -- 5 4,432
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1922 < 5 -- 9 3,049
1921 < 5 -- 5 4,415
1920 < 5 -- 8 3,249
1919 < 5 -- 10 2,697
1918 < 5 -- 6 3,781
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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.