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Cate Name Popularity

    

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How popular is Cate?

Ranking 3,336th in popularity in the United States for girls in 2018, the name Cate is rare.

Cate, would be a stand out, distinctive name selection.

Position 1529, its highest popularity ranking, was reached in 2008 with 152 occurrences.

In any year, the least number of babies named Cate was less than 5, most recently in 1997.

Approximately during the years 1997-2004, and 2005-2008, the name Cate took a definitive turn upwards in popularity whereas unequivocal downward movement occurred about 2008-2016.

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

How popular will Cate be?

The popularity trend for Cate has been soaring upward for a while. Of late however, the number of parents selecting the name Cate for their newborn has dropped.

The name Cate is very unique and has recently started to drift downward in popularity.

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   Cate (Girl)
Year %No. of Babies Given NamePopul. Rank
2018 47 3,336
2017 39 3,847
2016 38 3,928
2015 59 2,934
2014 61 2,812
2013 61 2,807
2012 88 2,149
2011 95 2,042
2010 80 2,364
2009 115 1,850
2008 152 1,529
2007 118 1,807
2006 87 2,209
2005 117 1,691
2004 111 1,735
2003 82 2,128
2002 64 2,471
2001 41 3,323
2000 44 3,126
1999 38 3,325
1998 10 8,693
1997 < 5 --
1996 5 13,878
1995 8 9,721
1994 6 12,033
1993 5 13,796
1992 10 8,177
1991 5 13,491
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1989 5 12,689
1988 9 7,790
1987 9 7,457
1986 8 7,861
1985 8 7,662
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1982 8 7,572
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1980 5 10,602
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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.