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Dao Name Popularity

    

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How popular is Dao?

In 2018 the rare name Dao, ranked the 12,507th Most Popular Boys Name in the United States.

Uncommon, Dao would be a striking name choice.

It reached its highest popularity ranking of #2,812 in 1983 with 16 occurrences.

The least number of children given the name Dao was less than 5, most recently in 2017.

Approximately during the years 1980-1983 the name Dao took a definitive turn upwards in popularity.

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

Dao's popularity has remained mostly unchanged for some time. however, the number of children named Dao lately has risen.

What does the future hold for the popularity of Dao?

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

The name Dao is mostly unused but has recently started to rise upward in popularity.

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   Dao (Girl)Dao (Boy)
Year %No. of Babies Given NamePopul. RankNo. of Babies Given NamePopul. Rank
2018 < 5 -- 5 12,507
2017 < 5 -- < 5 --
2016 < 5 -- < 5 --
2015 < 5 -- < 5 --
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2013 < 5 -- < 5 --
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2007 < 5 -- < 5 --
2006 < 5 -- 5 12,430
2005 < 5 -- < 5 --
2004 < 5 -- 5 11,729
2003 5 16,367 7 8,849
2002 < 5 -- < 5 --
2001 < 5 -- 7 8,496
2000 < 5 -- < 5 --
1999 < 5 -- < 5 --
1998 6 12,842 5 9,939
1997 < 5 -- < 5 --
1996 < 5 -- 7 7,303
1995 < 5 -- 5 9,146
1994 6 12,149 9 5,960
1993 8 9,784 10 5,426
1992 7 10,749 10 5,311
1991 8 9,544 16 3,678
1990 < 5 -- 7 6,555
1989 < 5 -- 13 4,074
1988 < 5 -- 7 5,890
1987 8 8,171 12 3,772
1986 5 11,340 15 3,160
1985 6 9,575 7 5,262
1984 5 10,773 10 3,984
1983 < 5 -- 16 2,812
1982 10 6,458 10 4,008
1981 7 8,305 6 5,652
1980 7 8,350 < 5 --
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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.