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Calvin Name Popularity

    

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How popular is Calvin?

Ranking 171st in popularity in the United States for boys in 2015, the name Calvin is somewhat popular.

Currently in the top 250, this name has been part of the top 250 most popular since 1880, when the Social Security Administration began record keeping.

It reached its highest popularity ranking of #44 in 1924 with 4,919 occurrences.

The least number of children given the name Calvin was 95 in 1894.

Approximately during the years 1906-1916, 1917-1924, 1946-1950, and 2011-2014, the name Calvin took a definitive turn upwards in popularity whereas 1924-1931, 1961-1966, and 1969-1973 were years of successive downward movement.

Currently, the name is at a mid point when compared to its most popular year.

How popular will Calvin be?

Calvin's popularity has been moving upward for some time. , continuing the trend, the number of children named Calvin lately has risen.

The name Calvin is favored by many parents and will probably continue to rise upward in popularity.

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   Calvin (Girl)Calvin (Boy)
Year %No. of Babies Given NamePopul. RankNo. of Babies Given NamePopul. Rank
2015 < 5 -- 2,421 171
2014 6 14,874 2,326 182
2013 7 13,401 2,059 195
2012 < 5 -- 1,963 189
2011 < 5 -- 1,706 208
2010 < 5 -- 1,657 215
2009 < 5 -- 1,575 231
2008 < 5 -- 1,625 227
2007 < 5 -- 1,616 229
2006 7 13,846 1,648 219
2005 < 5 -- 1,617 219
2004 < 5 -- 1,594 219
2003 < 5 -- 1,563 223
2002 5 15,843 1,560 221
2001 5 15,768 1,612 215
2000 < 5 -- 1,677 214
1999 < 5 -- 1,619 212
1998 < 5 -- 1,637 203
1997 < 5 -- 1,705 192
1996 6 12,077 1,757 183
1995 6 12,011 1,719 181
1994 < 5 -- 1,565 195
1993 < 5 -- 1,745 185
1992 7 10,642 1,613 194
1991 7 10,428 1,708 189
1990 8 9,372 1,782 173
1989 14 5,881 1,868 161
1988 13 5,948 1,810 152
1987 19 4,310 1,787 157
1986 17 4,563 1,665 162
1985 19 4,143 1,518 176
1984 15 4,761 1,440 177
1983 14 4,915 1,429 180
1982 18 4,185 1,476 176
1981 12 5,601 1,457 172
1980 13 5,267 1,325 185
1979 24 3,348 1,338 181
1978 14 4,697 1,261 187
1977 23 3,280 1,285 180
1976 21 3,295 1,230 184
1975 14 4,390 1,284 178
1974 13 4,491 1,297 177
1973 12 4,600 1,352 173
1972 15 3,914 1,451 172
1971 19 3,378 1,593 168
1970 15 3,888 1,734 166
1969 18 3,212 1,712 163
1968 24 2,549 1,760 156
1967 20 2,787 1,781 154
1966 14 3,415 1,765 159
1965 20 2,749 2,044 153
1964 30 2,202 2,254 145
1963 24 2,491 2,403 140
1962 17 3,043 2,406 143
1961 19 2,847 2,862 127
1960 28 2,200 2,912 129
1959 16 2,995 3,035 125
1958 30 2,027 3,114 123
1957 24 2,286 3,393 114
1956 19 2,631 3,333 109
1955 16 2,849 3,156 110
1954 21 2,386 3,006 117
1953 18 2,523 2,943 111
1952 14 2,926 2,981 108
1951 16 2,586 2,834 106
1950 12 3,077 2,745 105
1949 13 2,864 2,569 112
1948 10 3,373 2,397 117
1947 10 3,471 2,433 120
1946 8 3,703 1,976 128
1945 11 2,757 1,798 124
1944 10 2,968 1,751 124
1943 7 3,848 1,758 126
1942 6 4,179 1,578 136
1941 13 2,417 1,508 133
1940 9 2,985 1,471 127
1939 13 2,311 1,394 126
1938 11 2,603 1,455 123
1937 11 2,587 1,332 125
1936 11 2,541 1,352 124
1935 7 3,461 1,318 127
1934 5 4,366 1,318 128
1933 11 2,561 1,490 112
1932 11 2,664 1,455 119
1931 12 2,445 1,440 119
1930 14 2,323 1,620 111
1929 18 1,959 1,663 109
1928 18 2,025 2,127 94
1927 22 1,830 2,693 73
1926 23 1,781 3,013 65
1925 20 1,949 4,299 47
1924 22 1,881 4,919 44
1923 10 3,158 2,411 82
1922 10 3,181 1,283 128
1921 11 2,964 1,275 131
1920 9 3,376 1,099 139
1919 6 4,326 833 163
1918 8 3,550 874 158
1917 < 5 -- 785 160
1916 5 4,516 766 157
1915 7 3,483 694 166
1914 5 3,693 531 168
1913 < 5 -- 440 160
1912 < 5 -- 375 157
1911 < 5 -- 213 157
1910 < 5 -- 201 153
1909 < 5 -- 176 146
1908 < 5 -- 135 169
1907 < 5 -- 136 161
1906 < 5 -- 123 160
1905 < 5 -- 141 148
1904 < 5 -- 118 160
1903 < 5 -- 106 163
1902 < 5 -- 130 144
1901 < 5 -- 98 157
1900 < 5 -- 128 163
1899 < 5 -- 108 143
1898 < 5 -- 121 143
1897 < 5 -- 103 152
1896 < 5 -- 98 163
1895 < 5 -- 130 130
1894 < 5 -- 95 162
1893 < 5 -- 103 146
1892 < 5 -- 124 131
1891 < 5 -- 104 133
1890 < 5 -- 116 124
1889 < 5 -- 107 134
1888 < 5 -- 123 127
1887 < 5 -- 122 111
1886 < 5 -- 109 125
1885 < 5 -- 119 114
1884 < 5 -- 139 109
1883 < 5 -- 122 107
1882 < 5 -- 123 117
1881 < 5 -- 138 94
1880 < 5 -- 134 100

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.