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Charlotte Name Popularity

    

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How popular is Charlotte?

Ranking 7th in popularity in the United States for girls in 2017, the name Charlotte is uber popular.

Currently in the top 10, 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 #7 was reached for the first time in 2016 and as recently as 2017.

The greatest number of babies were given the name in 2016 with 13,080 occurrences.

The least amount of newborns dubbed Charlotte in any given year was 227 in 1881.

Charlotte, decisively moved upwards in popularity around the years 1903-1918, 1937-1943, and 2000-2016, whereas clearly downward trends happened around 1968-1976.

Charlotte's popularity is at or near its highest point when measured against its most notable year.

How popular will Charlotte be?

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

The name Charlotte is a huge favorite and will probably continue to rise upward in popularity.

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   Charlott. (Girl)Charlott. (Boy)
Year %No. of Babies Given NamePopul. RankNo. of Babies Given NamePopul. Rank
2017 12,893 7 7 9,806
2016 13,080 7 10 7,663
2015 11,390 9 10 7,571
2014 10,111 10 7 9,805
2013 9,297 11 11 7,104
2012 7,476 19 5 12,578
2011 6,427 27 < 5 --
2010 5,357 46 5 12,559
2009 4,187 68 < 5 --
2008 3,669 86 < 5 --
2007 3,329 100 < 5 --
2006 2,778 125 < 5 --
2005 2,443 135 5 11,740
2004 1,993 170 < 5 --
2003 1,763 182 < 5 --
2002 1,602 204 < 5 --
2001 1,378 230 < 5 --
2000 1,104 289 < 5 --
1999 1,002 307 < 5 --
1998 997 304 < 5 --
1997 954 301 < 5 --
1996 946 302 < 5 --
1995 997 277 < 5 --
1994 942 291 < 5 --
1993 943 293 < 5 --
1992 962 287 < 5 --
1991 978 288 < 5 --
1990 961 287 < 5 --
1989 893 292 9 5,230
1988 859 289 < 5 --
1987 826 292 < 5 --
1986 860 285 < 5 --
1985 943 265 5 6,687
1984 788 304 6 5,679
1983 833 283 < 5 --
1982 793 308 < 5 --
1981 834 290 < 5 --
1980 850 291 5 6,400
1979 855 285 < 5 --
1978 828 278 < 5 --
1977 940 265 < 5 --
1976 956 245 < 5 --
1975 1,081 224 5 5,596
1974 1,252 203 10 3,359
1973 1,330 194 < 5 --
1972 1,536 187 < 5 --
1971 1,746 176 < 5 --
1970 1,991 166 6 4,312
1969 2,026 160 8 3,355
1968 2,002 163 6 3,740
1967 2,021 164 9 2,809
1966 2,301 151 5 4,027
1965 2,471 153 10 2,642
1964 2,422 158 7 3,326
1963 2,595 153 < 5 --
1962 2,681 154 10 2,698
1961 2,935 147 7 3,404
1960 2,780 151 13 2,331
1959 2,968 144 8 3,074
1958 3,012 140 9 2,855
1957 3,259 133 5 4,079
1956 3,268 133 9 2,824
1955 3,331 129 12 2,325
1954 3,759 113 7 3,212
1953 3,810 101 8 2,943
1952 4,206 89 7 3,144
1951 4,648 84 7 3,113
1950 4,733 80 8 2,805
1949 5,143 71 10 2,478
1948 5,165 69 15 1,954
1947 5,386 68 14 2,091
1946 4,969 64 16 1,826
1945 4,529 55 14 1,864
1944 4,928 50 20 1,532
1943 5,481 47 23 1,464
1942 5,021 51 24 1,429
1941 4,563 55 17 1,698
1940 4,290 55 15 1,813
1939 3,740 66 14 1,891
1938 3,625 70 19 1,569
1937 3,537 67 18 1,641
1936 3,554 61 13 1,973
1935 3,469 65 15 1,848
1934 3,435 72 6 3,344
1933 3,112 79 14 1,920
1932 3,364 74 9 2,669
1931 3,402 75 11 2,346
1930 3,405 75 7 3,335
1929 3,538 73 14 2,111
1928 3,473 72 11 2,535
1927 3,677 75 6 3,842
1926 3,514 78 10 2,751
1925 3,550 77 8 3,192
1924 3,612 80 11 2,680
1923 3,596 77 < 5 --
1922 3,582 76 < 5 --
1921 3,587 79 7 3,584
1920 3,623 79 5 4,402
1919 3,353 79 13 2,282
1918 3,373 78 10 2,724
1917 3,230 76 11 2,452
1916 2,995 80 6 3,573
1915 2,757 81 6 3,469
1914 2,008 88 5 3,338
1913 1,603 87 < 5 --
1912 1,375 91 < 5 --
1911 960 95 < 5 --
1910 896 99 < 5 --
1909 841 94 < 5 --
1908 766 98 < 5 --
1907 666 105 5 1,373
1906 619 103 < 5 --
1905 614 104 < 5 --
1904 554 110 < 5 --
1903 504 115 < 5 --
1902 524 114 < 5 --
1901 503 105 < 5 --
1900 602 110 < 5 --
1899 496 104 < 5 --
1898 569 105 < 5 --
1897 492 104 < 5 --
1896 492 103 < 5 --
1895 472 106 < 5 --
1894 484 100 < 5 --
1893 476 100 < 5 --
1892 486 98 < 5 --
1891 387 101 < 5 --
1890 417 99 < 5 --
1889 455 89 < 5 --
1888 464 88 < 5 --
1887 351 91 < 5 --
1886 368 94 < 5 --
1885 317 94 < 5 --
1884 344 86 < 5 --
1883 291 92 < 5 --
1882 257 100 < 5 --
1881 227 95 < 5 --
1880 237 91 < 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.