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Cecelia Name Popularity

    

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How popular is Cecelia?

Ranking 595th in popularity in the United States for girls in 2018, the name Cecelia is less frequently given.

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

It reached its highest popularity RANKING of #169 in 1884.

But, the greatest number of babies were given the name in 1918 with 935 occurrences.

In any year, the least number of babies named Cecelia was 47 in 1880.

Cecelia, decisively moved upwards in popularity around the years 1887-1892, 1894-1898, 1908-1915, 1939-1942, 1944-1947, 2001-2004, and 2009-2013, whereas unequivocal downward movement occurred about 1963-1969.

Cecelia's popularity is at a mid point when measured against its most notable year.

How popular will Cecelia be?

Cecelia's popularity has been moving upward for some time. Of late however, the number of parents selecting the name Cecelia for their newborn has remained about the same.

The name Cecelia still has a solid footing and has recently started to plateu at its present level but may also begin to make a more decisive move up or down.

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   Cecelia (Girl)Cecelia (Boy)
Year %No. of Babies Given NamePopul. RankNo. of Babies Given NamePopul. Rank
2018 507 595 < 5 --
2017 582 528 < 5 --
2016 576 537 < 5 --
2015 572 544 < 5 --
2014 535 570 < 5 --
2013 535 552 < 5 --
2012 484 596 < 5 --
2011 433 655 < 5 --
2010 376 741 < 5 --
2009 393 736 < 5 --
2008 387 761 < 5 --
2007 367 783 < 5 --
2006 423 673 < 5 --
2005 420 660 < 5 --
2004 386 697 < 5 --
2003 341 746 < 5 --
2002 328 740 < 5 --
2001 313 763 < 5 --
2000 296 771 < 5 --
1999 291 761 < 5 --
1998 264 805 < 5 --
1997 232 875 < 5 --
1996 284 743 < 5 --
1995 248 800 < 5 --
1994 231 855 < 5 --
1993 246 812 < 5 --
1992 206 940 < 5 --
1991 212 911 < 5 --
1990 231 849 < 5 --
1989 200 909 < 5 --
1988 215 837 < 5 --
1987 211 826 < 5 --
1986 173 926 < 5 --
1985 180 886 < 5 --
1984 177 863 < 5 --
1983 187 820 < 5 --
1982 168 901 < 5 --
1981 152 964 < 5 --
1980 161 929 < 5 --
1979 151 959 < 5 --
1978 127 1,057 < 5 --
1977 130 1,027 < 5 --
1976 135 948 < 5 --
1975 167 816 < 5 --
1974 165 815 < 5 --
1973 192 731 < 5 --
1972 212 691 < 5 --
1971 249 652 < 5 --
1970 309 575 < 5 --
1969 209 688 < 5 --
1968 269 583 < 5 --
1967 273 576 < 5 --
1966 286 563 < 5 --
1965 330 526 < 5 --
1964 374 507 < 5 --
1963 470 446 < 5 --
1962 523 424 < 5 --
1961 565 410 < 5 --
1960 558 406 < 5 --
1959 669 370 < 5 --
1958 613 368 < 5 --
1957 683 346 < 5 --
1956 665 341 < 5 --
1955 655 332 < 5 --
1954 680 325 < 5 --
1953 691 312 < 5 --
1952 713 298 < 5 --
1951 761 285 < 5 --
1950 768 277 < 5 --
1949 850 261 < 5 --
1948 845 263 < 5 --
1947 889 249 < 5 --
1946 712 272 < 5 --
1945 628 275 < 5 --
1944 645 271 < 5 --
1943 782 247 5 3,619
1942 836 230 < 5 --
1941 609 258 < 5 --
1940 567 261 < 5 --
1939 534 268 < 5 --
1938 514 279 < 5 --
1937 474 283 < 5 --
1936 471 278 < 5 --
1935 409 301 < 5 --
1934 374 323 < 5 --
1933 403 310 < 5 --
1932 434 304 6 3,429
1931 453 295 < 5 --
1930 526 286 < 5 --
1929 559 271 < 5 --
1928 579 270 < 5 --
1927 622 265 < 5 --
1926 685 251 < 5 --
1925 721 247 < 5 --
1924 742 245 < 5 --
1923 786 234 < 5 --
1922 760 236 < 5 --
1921 825 226 < 5 --
1920 890 217 < 5 --
1919 867 212 < 5 --
1918 935 205 < 5 --
1917 920 201 < 5 --
1916 883 200 < 5 --
1915 821 200 < 5 --
1914 679 196 < 5 --
1913 536 198 < 5 --
1912 513 191 < 5 --
1911 416 175 < 5 --
1910 335 196 < 5 --
1909 294 198 < 5 --
1908 325 178 < 5 --
1907 321 174 < 5 --
1906 290 175 < 5 --
1905 293 175 < 5 --
1904 272 178 < 5 --
1903 242 189 < 5 --
1902 243 187 < 5 --
1901 249 176 < 5 --
1900 264 195 < 5 --
1899 214 190 < 5 --
1898 229 192 < 5 --
1897 212 187 < 5 --
1896 190 200 < 5 --
1895 163 213 < 5 --
1894 159 212 < 5 --
1893 182 192 < 5 --
1892 175 191 < 5 --
1891 130 205 < 5 --
1890 130 211 < 5 --
1889 138 193 < 5 --
1888 113 216 < 5 --
1887 92 216 < 5 --
1886 96 201 < 5 --
1885 84 215 < 5 --
1884 109 169 < 5 --
1883 67 218 < 5 --
1882 55 233 < 5 --
1881 51 213 < 5 --
1880 47 226 < 5 --

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.