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Chip Name Popularity

    

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How popular is Chip?

Ranking 3,297th in popularity in the United States for boys in 2017, the name Chip is rare.

Although not currently within the top 1000, Chip has seen higher popularity rankings.

It reached its highest popularity RANKING of #594 in 1962.

But, the greatest number of babies were given the name in 1963 with 171 occurrences.

The least number of children given the name Chip was less than 5, most recently in 2012.

Chip, decisively moved upwards in popularity around the years 1943-1947, 1948-1961, 1975-1978, and 2014-2016, whereas 1964-1967, 1969-1975, 1978-1982, 1983-1986, and 1988-1991 were years of successive downward movement.

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

How popular will Chip be?

Chip's popularity has been soaring upward for some time. , continuing the trend, the number of children named Chip lately has risen dramatically.

The name Chip is very unique but will probably continue to rise upward in popularity.

*Mouse over the charts or scroll down to the table for data details.

 
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   Chip (Boy)
Year %No. of Babies Given NamePopul. Rank
2017 34 3,297
2016 16 5,580
2015 14 6,042
2014 8 8,906
2013 7 9,822
2012 < 5 --
2011 6 11,063
2010 < 5 --
2009 6 11,239
2008 5 12,845
2007 8 9,053
2006 6 10,903
2005 5 11,745
2004 < 5 --
2003 5 11,173
2002 7 8,610
2001 6 9,451
2000 < 5 --
1999 < 5 --
1998 < 5 --
1997 7 7,409
1996 9 6,070
1995 5 9,085
1994 7 7,075
1993 10 5,413
1992 8 6,221
1991 13 4,269
1990 14 4,003
1989 20 2,995
1988 31 2,044
1987 17 2,963
1986 14 3,293
1985 25 2,181
1984 26 2,045
1983 30 1,826
1982 27 2,011
1981 36 1,636
1980 47 1,382
1979 42 1,438
1978 76 990
1977 53 1,210
1976 38 1,452
1975 29 1,715
1974 41 1,334
1973 55 1,093
1972 57 1,070
1971 83 895
1970 91 845
1969 84 837
1968 76 834
1967 75 828
1966 84 794
1965 109 715
1964 162 615
1963 171 599
1962 170 594
1961 164 621
1960 133 679
1959 138 652
1958 93 771
1957 96 766
1956 111 702
1955 94 754
1954 72 863
1953 62 909
1952 48 1,046
1951 33 1,283
1950 35 1,223
1949 29 1,353
1948 23 1,525
1947 29 1,368
1946 22 1,520
1945 17 1,638
1944 12 2,095
1943 < 5 --
1942 6 3,277
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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.