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Carlos Name Popularity

    

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How popular is Carlos?

Ranking 137th in popularity in the United States for boys in 2018, the name Carlos is somewhat popular.

Currently in the top 250, this name has been part of the top 1000 most popular since 1880, when the Social Security Administration began record keeping.

It reached its highest popularity ranking of #59 for the first time in 1999 and as recently as 2001 with 6,842 occurrences.

The least amount of newborns dubbed Carlos in any given year was 13 in 1884.

Approximately during the years 1902-1907, 1909-1920, 1943-1949, 1950-1954, 1965-1970, 1971-1974, 1986-1990, and 1996-1999, the name Carlos took a definitive turn upwards in popularity whereas clearly downward trends happened around 2009-2014.

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

How popular will Carlos be?

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

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

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   Carlos (Girl)Carlos (Boy)
Year %No. of Babies Given NamePopul. RankNo. of Babies Given NamePopul. Rank
2018 10 9,891 2,839 137
2017 < 5 -- 3,069 132
2016 < 5 -- 3,198 129
2015 < 5 -- 3,418 117
2014 < 5 -- 3,420 117
2013 < 5 -- 3,680 106
2012 7 13,757 4,008 95
2011 5 17,268 4,177 91
2010 9 11,427 4,586 89
2009 < 5 -- 5,376 79
2008 6 15,766 6,047 73
2007 6 15,856 6,412 70
2006 13 8,817 6,541 70
2005 14 7,969 6,562 70
2004 16 7,141 6,255 71
2003 16 6,945 6,217 66
2002 20 5,706 6,586 65
2001 22 5,220 6,842 59
2000 17 6,257 6,317 66
1999 18 5,704 6,663 59
1998 16 6,113 5,479 69
1997 20 5,049 5,461 67
1996 26 4,076 5,464 67
1995 21 4,699 5,543 68
1994 25 4,138 5,327 72
1993 35 3,229 5,350 72
1992 31 3,509 5,335 69
1991 40 2,895 5,330 72
1990 44 2,650 5,208 75
1989 45 2,531 4,637 77
1988 53 2,156 4,123 80
1987 42 2,442 4,146 74
1986 57 1,933 4,089 76
1985 30 3,015 4,087 75
1984 42 2,307 3,961 74
1983 41 2,314 3,914 75
1982 51 2,027 4,264 71
1981 38 2,495 4,182 71
1980 48 2,129 4,086 78
1979 45 2,189 4,164 73
1978 48 1,991 3,731 78
1977 51 1,926 3,793 74
1976 41 2,103 3,787 70
1975 51 1,809 3,792 73
1974 47 1,849 3,868 71
1973 42 1,942 3,574 73
1972 37 2,103 3,435 84
1971 45 1,911 3,427 89
1970 28 2,588 3,383 98
1969 32 2,259 2,896 110
1968 31 2,169 2,498 121
1967 24 2,500 2,293 130
1966 29 2,195 2,161 138
1965 29 2,211 2,129 144
1964 24 2,537 2,192 150
1963 21 2,716 2,111 156
1962 20 2,743 2,120 157
1961 29 2,198 1,998 164
1960 29 2,158 1,995 167
1959 17 2,881 1,942 162
1958 19 2,673 1,900 165
1957 18 2,738 1,792 173
1956 22 2,395 1,795 166
1955 19 2,554 1,699 167
1954 16 2,789 1,611 172
1953 11 3,507 1,395 181
1952 16 2,684 1,258 188
1951 22 2,127 1,233 189
1950 15 2,675 1,188 188
1949 13 2,866 1,135 184
1948 13 2,848 1,028 193
1947 7 4,412 1,032 197
1946 11 3,052 868 199
1945 17 2,076 719 200
1944 10 2,969 689 211
1943 10 3,068 699 211
1942 < 5 -- 659 221
1941 7 3,615 614 216
1940 10 2,761 657 201
1939 9 2,951 579 212
1938 15 2,123 583 210
1937 12 2,470 532 225
1936 7 3,417 534 217
1935 6 3,812 559 213
1934 10 2,766 559 217
1933 9 2,904 563 208
1932 14 2,254 520 231
1931 8 3,263 545 224
1930 11 2,711 578 222
1929 13 2,457 557 228
1928 < 5 -- 584 224
1927 8 3,592 544 242
1926 9 3,296 496 250
1925 6 4,513 472 261
1924 < 5 -- 453 268
1923 7 4,033 427 274
1922 6 4,530 441 270
1921 6 4,556 393 283
1920 10 3,139 421 267
1919 < 5 -- 312 314
1918 < 5 -- 348 295
1917 < 5 -- 298 309
1916 < 5 -- 234 352
1915 < 5 -- 273 309
1914 < 5 -- 210 313
1913 5 3,256 160 317
1912 < 5 -- 124 341
1911 < 5 -- 69 330
1910 < 5 -- 82 271
1909 < 5 -- 60 292
1908 < 5 -- 56 291
1907 < 5 -- 74 239
1906 < 5 -- 50 283
1905 < 5 -- 58 260
1904 < 5 -- 38 322
1903 < 5 -- 41 295
1902 < 5 -- 37 319
1901 < 5 -- 38 277
1900 < 5 -- 37 360
1899 < 5 -- 36 290
1898 < 5 -- 30 350
1897 < 5 -- 28 353
1896 < 5 -- 30 352
1895 < 5 -- 20 440
1894 < 5 -- 25 368
1893 < 5 -- 26 350
1892 < 5 -- 24 385
1891 < 5 -- 16 443
1890 < 5 -- 17 439
1889 < 5 -- 25 351
1888 < 5 -- 29 343
1887 < 5 -- 20 367
1886 < 5 -- 16 456
1885 < 5 -- 28 318
1884 < 5 -- 13 524
1883 < 5 -- 22 359
1882 < 5 -- 20 400
1881 < 5 -- 19 390
1880 < 5 -- 17 428

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.