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Charlie Name Popularity

    

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How popular is Charlie?

Ranking 214th in popularity in the United States for boys in 2017, the name Charlie is somewhat popular.

Currently in the top 250, this name has been part of the top 500 most popular since 1880, when the Social Security Administration began record keeping.

Its highest popularity RANKING of #20 was reached in 1881.

But, the greatest number of babies were given the name in 1919 with 2,891 occurrences.

The least amount of newborns dubbed Charlie in any given year was 441 in 1993.

Charlie, decisively moved upwards in popularity around the years 1897-1900, 1909-1918, and 2007-2011, whereas clearly downward trends happened around 1961-1966.

Charlie became more popular as a girls name in 2016.

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

How popular will Charlie be?

For a number of years, the name Charlie has been soaring upward in popularity. In recent years, continuing the trend, the number of babies given the name Charlie has risen.

The name Charlie is favored by many parents and will probably continue to rise upward in popularity.

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   Charlie (Girl)Charlie (Boy)
Year %No. of Babies Given NamePopul. RankNo. of Babies Given NamePopul. Rank
2017 1,900 154 1,776 214
2016 1,759 185 1,705 227
2015 1,557 208 1,666 231
2014 1,437 229 1,689 225
2013 1,325 241 1,561 233
2012 1,045 305 1,534 233
2011 856 375 1,520 236
2010 670 460 1,429 246
2009 490 615 1,255 274
2008 403 737 1,090 306
2007 367 784 953 334
2006 355 777 931 337
2005 257 959 934 329
2004 222 1,041 812 350
2003 175 1,213 708 369
2002 170 1,198 599 416
2001 138 1,378 553 438
2000 129 1,427 528 450
1999 136 1,321 548 427
1998 132 1,330 495 453
1997 135 1,293 469 465
1996 137 1,269 459 476
1995 117 1,402 510 447
1994 111 1,435 447 477
1993 103 1,521 441 478
1992 92 1,645 486 451
1991 130 1,288 517 430
1990 118 1,347 537 423
1989 86 1,615 522 408
1988 121 1,231 499 398
1987 109 1,280 533 366
1986 108 1,254 535 354
1985 79 1,535 548 344
1984 74 1,538 539 345
1983 43 2,244 553 336
1982 57 1,876 518 353
1981 61 1,810 614 309
1980 71 1,623 597 322
1979 71 1,597 697 289
1978 62 1,688 658 290
1977 81 1,383 609 310
1976 59 1,662 565 311
1975 25 2,892 566 315
1974 19 3,447 553 322
1973 19 3,362 613 296
1972 10 5,156 640 290
1971 12 4,580 695 290
1970 21 3,122 770 273
1969 24 2,710 772 267
1968 25 2,490 739 267
1967 32 2,080 804 249
1966 31 2,097 836 250
1965 28 2,254 967 236
1964 33 2,075 1,070 229
1963 43 1,759 1,165 221
1962 41 1,787 1,224 220
1961 44 1,721 1,222 225
1960 45 1,673 1,244 222
1959 51 1,518 1,417 204
1958 55 1,432 1,427 195
1957 72 1,238 1,452 192
1956 73 1,221 1,531 185
1955 72 1,177 1,438 184
1954 83 1,079 1,452 182
1953 80 1,077 1,536 172
1952 83 1,031 1,664 162
1951 101 907 1,685 153
1950 103 874 1,677 151
1949 115 814 1,832 146
1948 113 815 1,902 144
1947 117 809 1,913 145
1946 113 771 1,787 135
1945 111 708 1,724 128
1944 132 639 1,881 120
1943 145 630 1,831 122
1942 118 686 1,869 118
1941 111 669 1,757 115
1940 134 602 1,764 111
1939 136 575 1,748 112
1938 140 581 1,800 112
1937 162 517 1,756 110
1936 129 583 1,838 103
1935 128 565 1,923 100
1934 135 554 1,894 100
1933 161 504 1,977 95
1932 161 515 2,129 90
1931 160 517 1,974 94
1930 179 499 2,113 91
1929 185 495 2,187 87
1928 188 502 2,462 80
1927 201 493 2,511 80
1926 200 493 2,447 81
1925 182 529 2,579 78
1924 175 551 2,504 80
1923 183 520 2,473 79
1922 181 521 2,652 72
1921 139 626 2,575 76
1920 197 491 2,785 70
1919 199 473 2,891 66
1918 178 518 2,743 70
1917 151 546 2,537 67
1916 119 620 2,415 68
1915 126 576 2,193 75
1914 101 557 1,906 65
1913 76 587 1,618 62
1912 79 550 1,446 57
1911 44 652 978 45
1910 65 504 1,107 34
1909 39 625 833 36
1908 43 567 740 37
1907 43 555 793 35
1906 28 691 744 34
1905 39 557 801 34
1904 28 655 739 33
1903 37 531 739 32
1902 35 547 761 30
1901 28 591 654 31
1900 27 691 1,124 25
1899 33 516 678 31
1898 23 681 728 33
1897 23 646 714 30
1896 14 876 714 32
1895 17 775 767 27
1894 17 720 704 30
1893 10 965 691 30
1892 19 668 761 28
1891 16 672 707 23
1890 12 794 797 21
1889 11 807 685 29
1888 13 729 796 22
1887 11 696 642 24
1886 11 697 723 22
1885 9 753 705 23
1884 7 867 746 24
1883 10 617 643 22
1882 6 829 753 21
1881 5 847 668 20
1880 < 5 -- 730 21

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.