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Columbia Name Popularity

    

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How popular is Columbia?

In 2018 less than 5 children were given the name in the United States.

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

It reached its highest popularity RANKING of #834 in 1882.

However, the name was bestowed upon the greatest number of babies in 1916 with 33 occurrences.

The least amount of newborns dubbed Columbia in any given year was less than 5, most recently in 2018.

Decidely upward trends in the number of babies given the name Columbia occurred roughly during the years 1911-1916, whereas clearly downward trends happened around 1923-1927.

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

Overall, when compared to its most prominent year, the name's popularity is at a very low point.

How popular will Columbia be?

Columbia's popularity has been moving downward for some time. In recent years however, the number of babies given the name Columbia has remained about the same.

The name Columbia is mostly unused and has recently started to plateu at its present level but may also begin to make a more decisive move up or down.

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   Columbia (Girl)Columbia (Boy)
Year %No. of Babies Given NamePopul. RankNo. of Babies Given NamePopul. Rank
2018 < 5 -- < 5 --
2017 < 5 -- < 5 --
2016 < 5 -- < 5 --
2015 10 10,285 < 5 --
2014 < 5 -- < 5 --
2013 < 5 -- < 5 --
2012 < 5 -- < 5 --
2011 < 5 -- < 5 --
2010 6 15,383 < 5 --
2009 < 5 -- < 5 --
2008 < 5 -- < 5 --
2007 < 5 -- < 5 --
2006 < 5 -- < 5 --
2005 < 5 -- < 5 --
2004 < 5 -- < 5 --
2003 < 5 -- < 5 --
2002 < 5 -- < 5 --
2001 < 5 -- < 5 --
2000 < 5 -- < 5 --
1999 < 5 -- < 5 --
1998 5 14,640 < 5 --
1997 6 12,410 < 5 --
1996 < 5 -- < 5 --
1995 < 5 -- < 5 --
1994 5 13,885 < 5 --
1993 < 5 -- < 5 --
1992 < 5 -- < 5 --
1991 < 5 -- < 5 --
1990 < 5 -- < 5 --
1989 < 5 -- < 5 --
1988 < 5 -- < 5 --
1987 < 5 -- < 5 --
1986 < 5 -- < 5 --
1985 < 5 -- < 5 --
1984 < 5 -- < 5 --
1983 < 5 -- < 5 --
1982 < 5 -- < 5 --
1981 < 5 -- < 5 --
1980 < 5 -- < 5 --
1979 < 5 -- < 5 --
1978 < 5 -- < 5 --
1977 < 5 -- < 5 --
1976 < 5 -- < 5 --
1975 < 5 -- < 5 --
1974 < 5 -- < 5 --
1973 < 5 -- < 5 --
1972 < 5 -- < 5 --
1971 < 5 -- < 5 --
1970 < 5 -- < 5 --
1969 < 5 -- < 5 --
1968 < 5 -- < 5 --
1967 < 5 -- < 5 --
1966 < 5 -- < 5 --
1965 < 5 -- < 5 --
1964 < 5 -- < 5 --
1963 < 5 -- < 5 --
1962 < 5 -- < 5 --
1961 < 5 -- < 5 --
1960 < 5 -- < 5 --
1959 < 5 -- < 5 --
1958 < 5 -- < 5 --
1957 < 5 -- < 5 --
1956 < 5 -- < 5 --
1955 < 5 -- < 5 --
1954 < 5 -- < 5 --
1953 < 5 -- < 5 --
1952 < 5 -- < 5 --
1951 < 5 -- < 5 --
1950 < 5 -- < 5 --
1949 < 5 -- < 5 --
1948 < 5 -- < 5 --
1947 < 5 -- < 5 --
1946 < 5 -- < 5 --
1945 < 5 -- < 5 --
1944 < 5 -- < 5 --
1943 < 5 -- < 5 --
1942 < 5 -- < 5 --
1941 < 5 -- < 5 --
1940 5 4,479 < 5 --
1939 5 4,377 < 5 --
1938 7 3,517 < 5 --
1937 < 5 -- < 5 --
1936 8 3,156 < 5 --
1935 5 4,335 < 5 --
1934 7 3,516 < 5 --
1933 8 3,166 < 5 --
1932 7 3,642 < 5 --
1931 10 2,803 < 5 --
1930 7 3,729 < 5 --
1929 11 2,766 < 5 --
1928 9 3,224 < 5 --
1927 17 2,188 < 5 --
1926 16 2,277 5 4,327
1925 15 2,395 < 5 --
1924 19 2,071 < 5 --
1923 27 1,603 < 5 --
1922 32 1,435 < 5 --
1921 20 1,996 < 5 --
1920 23 1,763 < 5 --
1919 26 1,575 < 5 --
1918 30 1,418 < 5 --
1917 32 1,287 < 5 --
1916 33 1,251 < 5 --
1915 26 1,414 < 5 --
1914 21 1,392 < 5 --
1913 22 1,183 < 5 --
1912 9 2,009 < 5 --
1911 7 2,007 < 5 --
1910 12 1,351 < 5 --
1909 7 1,803 < 5 --
1908 6 1,906 < 5 --
1907 11 1,221 < 5 --
1906 10 1,240 < 5 --
1905 8 1,444 < 5 --
1904 9 1,282 < 5 --
1903 11 1,081 < 5 --
1902 8 1,344 < 5 --
1901 8 1,245 < 5 --
1900 < 5 -- < 5 --
1899 7 1,298 < 5 --
1898 11 1,054 < 5 --
1897 < 5 -- < 5 --
1896 6 1,449 < 5 --
1895 5 1,645 < 5 --
1894 9 1,078 < 5 --
1893 10 967 < 5 --
1892 < 5 -- < 5 --
1891 < 5 -- < 5 --
1890 < 5 -- < 5 --
1889 < 5 -- < 5 --
1888 < 5 -- < 5 --
1887 < 5 -- < 5 --
1886 < 5 -- < 5 --
1885 < 5 -- < 5 --
1884 < 5 -- < 5 --
1883 < 5 -- < 5 --
1882 6 834 < 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.