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Castiel Name Popularity

    

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How popular is Castiel?

Ranking 763rd in popularity in the United States for boys in 2016, the name Castiel is less frequently given.

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

Its highest popularity ranking of #763 was reached for the first time this year with 315 occurrences.

In any year, the least number of babies named Castiel was less than 5, most recently in 2008.

Approximately during the years 2008-2015 the name Castiel took a definitive turn upwards in popularity.

Currently, the name is at or near its highest point when compared to its most popular year.

How popular will Castiel be?

For a number of years, the name Castiel has been soaring upward in popularity. Of late, continuing the trend, the number of parents selecting the name Castiel for their newborn has risen dramatically.

The name Castiel still has a solid footing and will probably continue to rise upward in popularity.

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   Castiel (Girl)Castiel (Boy)
Year %No. of Babies Given NamePopul. RankNo. of Babies Given NamePopul. Rank
2016 7 13,090 315 763
2015 5 16,916 276 816
2014 5 17,035 253 869
2013 5 17,030 209 952
2012 < 5 -- 123 1,366
2011 < 5 -- 83 1,755
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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.