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Colt Name Popularity

    

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How popular is Colt?

Ranking 236th in popularity in the United States for boys in 2018, the name Colt is somewhat popular.

Currently in the top 250, this name has not always been in the top 1000.

It reached its highest popularity ranking of #236 for the first time this year with 1,615 occurrences.

In any year, the least number of babies named Colt was less than 5, most recently in 1964.

Decidely upward trends in the number of babies given the name Colt occurred roughly during the years 1976-1982, 2004-2010, and 2014-2017, whereas unequivocal downward movement occurred about 1985-1989, and 2000-2003.

Overall, when compared to its most prominent year, the name's popularity is at or near its highest point.

How popular will Colt be?

Colt's popularity has been soaring upward for some time. Of late, continuing the trend, the number of parents selecting the name Colt for their newborn has risen.

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

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   Colt (Girl)Colt (Boy)
Year %No. of Babies Given NamePopul. RankNo. of Babies Given NamePopul. Rank
2018 < 5 -- 1,615 236
2017 < 5 -- 1,330 270
2016 < 5 -- 1,030 336
2015 < 5 -- 1,016 337
2014 < 5 -- 977 339
2013 < 5 -- 974 333
2012 < 5 -- 957 330
2011 < 5 -- 952 327
2010 < 5 -- 944 332
2009 < 5 -- 820 369
2008 < 5 -- 500 533
2007 < 5 -- 428 593
2006 < 5 -- 212 910
2005 < 5 -- 186 938
2004 < 5 -- 143 1,102
2003 < 5 -- 156 1,013
2002 < 5 -- 195 849
2001 < 5 -- 190 847
2000 < 5 -- 197 816
1999 < 5 -- 194 791
1998 < 5 -- 210 760
1997 < 5 -- 242 673
1996 < 5 -- 246 670
1995 < 5 -- 236 693
1994 < 5 -- 253 653
1993 < 5 -- 236 669
1992 < 5 -- 225 691
1991 < 5 -- 201 715
1990 < 5 -- 174 768
1989 < 5 -- 167 767
1988 < 5 -- 194 676
1987 < 5 -- 266 557
1986 < 5 -- 224 592
1985 5 10,989 270 530
1984 < 5 -- 273 517
1983 6 9,262 351 444
1982 < 5 -- 344 459
1981 < 5 -- 20 2,428
1980 < 5 -- 9 4,203
1979 < 5 -- 20 2,394
1978 < 5 -- 10 3,649
1977 < 5 -- 16 2,680
1976 < 5 -- 13 2,974
1975 < 5 -- 15 2,665
1974 < 5 -- 17 2,378
1973 < 5 -- 13 2,741
1972 < 5 -- 14 2,553
1971 < 5 -- 16 2,379
1970 < 5 -- 8 3,571
1969 < 5 -- 10 2,899
1968 < 5 -- 7 3,429
1967 < 5 -- 6 3,625
1966 < 5 -- 11 2,496
1965 < 5 -- 15 2,102
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1963 < 5 -- 10 2,711
1962 < 5 -- 8 3,090
1961 < 5 -- 11 2,570
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1958 < 5 -- 10 2,674
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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.