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Dallas Name Popularity

    

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How popular is Dallas?

In 2018 the somewhat popular name Dallas, ranked the 287th Most Popular Boys Name in the United States.

Presently one of the top 500 most popular, Dallas has been a top 500 placer since the Social Security Administration began keeping records in 1880.

It reached its highest popularity RANKING of #214 in 1995.

Nonetheless, the name was given to the greatest number of children in 2015 with 1,414 occurrences.

The least amount of newborns dubbed Dallas in any given year was 16 in 1887.

Approximately during the years 1885-1888, 1908-1918, 1923-1926, 1935-1938, 1973-1980, and 1989-1994, the name Dallas took a definitive turn upwards in popularity whereas clearly downward trends happened around 2000-2003.

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

What does the future hold for the popularity of Dallas?

Currently, the name is at a very high point when compared to its most popular year.

The name Dallas is favored by many parents 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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   Dallas (Girl)Dallas (Boy)
Year %No. of Babies Given NamePopul. RankNo. of Babies Given NamePopul. Rank
2018 467 636 1,219 287
2017 520 577 1,393 260
2016 480 621 1,223 296
2015 551 562 1,414 255
2014 523 580 1,364 269
2013 458 612 1,164 301
2012 289 903 981 321
2011 236 1,045 959 326
2010 221 1,116 1,002 319
2009 213 1,177 933 338
2008 197 1,267 991 332
2007 199 1,243 949 339
2006 207 1,173 863 351
2005 178 1,263 814 362
2004 188 1,191 788 357
2003 187 1,154 684 384
2002 209 1,034 804 340
2001 209 1,032 878 320
2000 243 901 943 309
1999 236 897 950 303
1998 286 754 1,007 286
1997 343 646 1,182 248
1996 438 536 1,289 234
1995 447 533 1,374 214
1994 467 527 1,304 222
1993 450 532 1,156 246
1992 351 642 895 299
1991 103 1,507 693 352
1990 106 1,470 591 392
1989 110 1,378 590 380
1988 123 1,218 591 351
1987 99 1,373 562 348
1986 91 1,406 537 351
1985 85 1,463 562 339
1984 110 1,194 552 336
1983 80 1,452 460 377
1982 86 1,419 536 348
1981 119 1,145 587 326
1980 117 1,153 679 299
1979 110 1,194 610 316
1978 84 1,387 463 358
1977 53 1,882 336 433
1976 54 1,751 327 428
1975 35 2,328 342 419
1974 36 2,221 292 470
1973 44 1,889 279 468
1972 41 1,975 304 452
1971 47 1,856 350 437
1970 72 1,438 357 431
1969 36 2,108 300 449
1968 37 1,982 302 438
1967 20 2,797 274 455
1966 30 2,149 301 440
1965 19 2,853 320 432
1964 29 2,256 333 439
1963 27 2,316 360 423
1962 31 2,123 353 427
1961 22 2,625 341 430
1960 43 1,728 351 429
1959 32 1,988 368 415
1958 32 1,946 369 407
1957 31 1,957 367 407
1956 29 2,010 411 364
1955 38 1,674 417 352
1954 48 1,445 404 357
1953 52 1,347 456 329
1952 47 1,422 422 337
1951 43 1,436 435 330
1950 22 2,065 414 331
1949 25 1,924 369 351
1948 33 1,627 435 320
1947 30 1,765 433 330
1946 36 1,467 382 332
1945 32 1,423 381 305
1944 34 1,385 415 291
1943 35 1,401 492 275
1942 45 1,184 480 273
1941 19 1,895 485 252
1940 22 1,701 485 247
1939 34 1,270 509 230
1938 38 1,186 552 219
1937 26 1,460 407 270
1936 25 1,486 361 283
1935 31 1,310 411 268
1934 21 1,659 402 271
1933 35 1,206 383 269
1932 33 1,270 417 269
1931 32 1,292 412 271
1930 37 1,237 382 291
1929 30 1,397 399 278
1928 37 1,255 375 292
1927 43 1,175 415 277
1926 34 1,363 427 276
1925 42 1,198 370 298
1924 45 1,173 328 319
1923 45 1,147 352 299
1922 34 1,376 380 289
1921 35 1,346 372 291
1920 31 1,449 350 306
1919 27 1,534 301 323
1918 35 1,283 330 306
1917 26 1,480 265 337
1916 38 1,148 255 334
1915 30 1,293 266 319
1914 28 1,157 183 345
1913 16 1,479 126 374
1912 24 1,060 135 319
1911 19 1,011 51 399
1910 20 978 59 322
1909 11 1,309 58 300
1908 14 1,099 48 319
1907 7 1,675 49 305
1906 8 1,446 41 321
1905 12 1,105 40 317
1904 9 1,285 38 323
1903 9 1,228 39 300
1902 < 5 -- 31 356
1901 < 5 -- 29 337
1900 9 1,343 40 344
1899 6 1,445 25 364
1898 < 5 -- 28 364
1897 < 5 -- 36 307
1896 7 1,318 29 357
1895 < 5 -- 33 319
1894 6 1,387 25 369
1893 < 5 -- 26 351
1892 9 1,025 30 342
1891 < 5 -- 33 283
1890 < 5 -- 32 304
1889 < 5 -- 33 295
1888 < 5 -- 30 332
1887 < 5 -- 16 425
1886 < 5 -- 25 340
1885 < 5 -- 20 402
1884 < 5 -- 19 417
1883 < 5 -- 19 406
1882 < 5 -- 27 334
1881 < 5 -- 25 325
1880 < 5 -- 20 383

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.