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Carly Name Popularity

    

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How popular is Carly?

Ranking 483rd in popularity in the United States for girls in 2018, the name Carly is somewhat popular.

Currently in the top 500, this name has not always been in the top 1000.

It reached its highest popularity ranking of #122 in 1995 with 2,583 occurrences.

The least amount of newborns dubbed Carly in any given year was less than 5, most recently in 1970.

Approximately during the years 1970-1974, 1975-1982, and 1985-1991, the name Carly took a definitive turn upwards in popularity whereas clearly downward trends happened around 1998-2002, 2003-2006, and 2011-2017.

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

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

How popular will Carly be?

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

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

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   Carly (Girl)Carly (Boy)
Year %No. of Babies Given NamePopul. RankNo. of Babies Given NamePopul. Rank
2018 647 483 < 5 --
2017 691 456 < 5 --
2016 805 412 < 5 --
2015 843 389 < 5 --
2014 916 357 < 5 --
2013 1,018 321 < 5 --
2012 1,110 285 < 5 --
2011 1,276 248 < 5 --
2010 1,439 217 < 5 --
2009 1,507 215 < 5 --
2008 1,683 197 < 5 --
2007 1,323 261 6 11,133
2006 1,351 252 < 5 --
2005 1,748 199 < 5 --
2004 1,925 177 9 7,612
2003 1,762 183 < 5 --
2002 1,590 206 < 5 --
2001 1,833 176 6 9,429
2000 1,961 169 < 5 --
1999 1,826 172 < 5 --
1998 2,264 140 6 8,626
1997 2,335 137 5 9,478
1996 2,511 126 5 9,202
1995 2,583 122 < 5 --
1994 2,323 138 8 6,451
1993 2,364 137 7 6,910
1992 2,467 134 6 7,548
1991 2,338 137 8 6,025
1990 1,777 163 7 6,498
1989 1,553 179 11 4,556
1988 1,598 176 13 3,730
1987 1,412 196 < 5 --
1986 1,189 223 14 3,287
1985 1,310 202 7 5,217
1984 1,322 202 7 5,040
1983 1,160 220 < 5 --
1982 1,250 212 11 3,720
1981 926 270 10 3,885
1980 752 323 < 5 --
1979 675 345 8 4,461
1978 550 383 < 5 --
1977 401 478 < 5 --
1976 345 518 < 5 --
1975 318 542 < 5 --
1974 370 480 < 5 --
1973 240 630 6 4,576
1972 74 1,353 < 5 --
1971 6 7,489 < 5 --
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1969 8 5,503 < 5 --
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1953 5 5,761 < 5 --
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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.