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Chelsea Name Popularity

    

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How popular is Chelsea?

Ranking 470th in popularity in the United States for girls in 2018, the name Chelsea is somewhat popular.

Currently in the top 500, this name has not always been in the top 1000.

Position 15, its highest popularity ranking, was reached in 1992 with 16,174 occurrences.

The least amount of newborns dubbed Chelsea in any given year was less than 5, most recently in 1962.

Chelsea, decisively moved upwards in popularity around the years 1965-1970, 1971-1976, and 1979-1992, whereas clearly downward trends happened around 1992-2002, 2005-2008, and 2010-2017.

Sometimes the name Chelsea has been more popular as a girls name and sometimes it has been more popular as a boys.

Chelsea's popularity is at a very low point when measured against its most notable year.

How popular will Chelsea be?

The popularity trend for Chelsea has been spiralling downward for a while. In recent years, continuing the trend, the number of babies given the name Chelsea has dropped.

The name Chelsea still has a solid footing but will probably continue to drift downward in popularity.

Relative to what it once was, Chelsea is much less frequently used as a given name.

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   Chelsea (Girl)Chelsea (Boy)
Year %No. of Babies Given NamePopul. RankNo. of Babies Given NamePopul. Rank
2018 659 470 5 12,434
2017 814 381 < 5 --
2016 930 354 < 5 --
2015 1,055 307 6 10,911
2014 1,194 275 < 5 --
2013 1,177 271 < 5 --
2012 1,356 235 < 5 --
2011 1,425 222 < 5 --
2010 1,417 222 < 5 --
2009 1,429 231 < 5 --
2008 1,515 222 < 5 --
2007 1,643 209 < 5 --
2006 1,824 192 < 5 --
2005 1,734 200 < 5 --
2004 1,752 194 11 6,595
2003 1,838 176 < 5 --
2002 1,785 179 7 8,604
2001 2,118 153 < 5 --
2000 2,380 140 < 5 --
1999 2,725 122 8 7,250
1998 3,518 94 7 7,695
1997 4,460 73 7 7,404
1996 5,865 55 9 6,066
1995 6,760 47 14 4,311
1994 7,717 38 14 4,329
1993 11,288 25 18 3,521
1992 16,174 15 22 3,017
1991 13,511 18 32 2,238
1990 12,782 24 33 2,180
1989 11,250 27 49 1,620
1988 8,880 33 30 2,090
1987 6,630 47 22 2,480
1986 3,753 73 19 2,691
1985 3,614 75 18 2,730
1984 3,529 84 18 2,626
1983 2,707 102 12 3,434
1982 1,716 169 8 4,661
1981 542 408 < 5 --
1980 540 412 5 6,403
1979 443 458 7 4,919
1978 505 410 7 4,626
1977 482 421 < 5 --
1976 441 442 7 4,516
1975 349 512 6 4,900
1974 377 474 < 5 --
1973 240 631 < 5 --
1972 218 678 < 5 --
1971 202 739 < 5 --
1970 226 692 < 5 --
1969 201 701 < 5 --
1968 42 1,835 < 5 --
1967 6 6,125 < 5 --
1966 8 4,930 < 5 --
1965 7 5,354 < 5 --
1964 8 5,076 < 5 --
1963 6 5,978 < 5 --
1962 < 5 -- < 5 --
1961 5 6,700 < 5 --
1960 9 4,495 < 5 --
1959 7 5,106 < 5 --
1958 < 5 -- < 5 --
1957 6 5,480 < 5 --
1956 < 5 -- 5 4,027
1955 < 5 -- < 5 --
1954 7 4,728 < 5 --
1953 < 5 -- < 5 --
1952 5 5,683 < 5 --
1951 < 5 -- < 5 --
1950 6 4,821 < 5 --
1949 < 5 -- < 5 --
1948 < 5 -- < 5 --
1947 < 5 -- < 5 --
1946 < 5 -- < 5 --
1945 < 5 -- < 5 --
1944 < 5 -- 5 3,505
1943 < 5 -- < 5 --
1942 5 4,728 < 5 --
1941 < 5 -- < 5 --
1940 < 5 -- < 5 --
1939 < 5 -- < 5 --
1938 < 5 -- < 5 --
1937 < 5 -- < 5 --
1936 < 5 -- < 5 --
1935 5 4,310 < 5 --
1934 < 5 -- < 5 --
1933 < 5 -- < 5 --
1932 5 4,521 < 5 --
1931 < 5 -- < 5 --
1930 5 4,664 5 4,089
1929 < 5 -- < 5 --
1928 < 5 -- < 5 --
1927 7 3,926 < 5 --
1926 5 4,961 < 5 --
1925 6 4,522 < 5 --
1924 < 5 -- 6 3,955
1923 < 5 -- < 5 --
1922 7 4,079 < 5 --
1921 < 5 -- < 5 --
1920 < 5 -- 5 4,404
1919 5 4,946 7 3,461
1918 7 3,937 6 3,798
1917 < 5 -- < 5 --
1916 < 5 -- 7 3,229
1915 7 3,492 < 5 --
1914 < 5 -- 5 3,340
1913 < 5 -- < 5 --
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1911 < 5 -- < 5 --
1910 5 2,472 < 5 --
1909 < 5 -- < 5 --
1908 < 5 -- < 5 --
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1900 < 5 -- < 5 --
1899 < 5 -- < 5 --
1898 < 5 -- < 5 --
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1896 < 5 -- < 5 --
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1894 < 5 -- < 5 --
1893 < 5 -- < 5 --
1892 < 5 -- < 5 --
1891 < 5 -- < 5 --
1890 < 5 -- < 5 --
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1886 < 5 -- < 5 --
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1884 < 5 -- < 5 --
1883 < 5 -- < 5 --
1882 < 5 -- < 5 --
1881 < 5 -- < 5 --
1880 < 5 -- < 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.