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Daphne Name Popularity

    

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How popular is Daphne?

In 2015 the somewhat popular name Daphne, ranked the 378th Most Popular Girls Name in the United States.

Presently one of the top 500 most popular, Daphne has been less popular than the top 1000 in the past.

Its highest popularity ranking of #266 was reached in 1962 with 1,132 occurrences.

In any year, the least number of babies named Daphne was less than 5, most recently in 1885.

Approximately during the years 1891-1894, 1903-1906, 1911-1918, 1943-1950, 1954-1962, 1968-1971, 1991-1994, and 1995-2001, the name Daphne took a definitive turn upwards in popularity whereas unequivocal downward movement occurred about 1935-1938, and 1971-1978.

Daphne became more popular as a girls name in 1886.

For a number of years, the name Daphne has been soaring upward in popularity. Of late, continuing the trend, the number of parents selecting the name Daphne for their newborn has risen.

What does the future hold for the popularity of Daphne?

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

The name Daphne is chosen by a number of parents and will probably continue to rise upward in popularity.

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   Daphne (Girl)Daphne (Boy)
Year %No. of Babies Given NamePopul. RankNo. of Babies Given NamePopul. Rank
2015 858 378 < 5 --
2014 917 355 < 5 --
2013 774 397 < 5 --
2012 743 421 < 5 --
2011 673 450 < 5 --
2010 618 488 < 5 --
2009 649 477 < 5 --
2008 571 538 < 5 --
2007 512 583 < 5 --
2006 478 611 < 5 --
2005 519 554 < 5 --
2004 476 589 < 5 --
2003 460 593 < 5 --
2002 465 569 < 5 --
2001 597 465 < 5 --
2000 396 632 < 5 --
1999 323 698 < 5 --
1998 284 757 < 5 --
1997 244 843 < 5 --
1996 241 832 < 5 --
1995 225 863 < 5 --
1994 280 741 < 5 --
1993 210 914 < 5 --
1992 220 893 < 5 --
1991 223 883 < 5 --
1990 268 765 < 5 --
1989 222 843 < 5 --
1988 277 692 < 5 --
1987 238 752 < 5 --
1986 245 725 < 5 --
1985 276 657 < 5 --
1984 281 630 < 5 --
1983 305 584 < 5 --
1982 295 608 < 5 --
1981 273 647 < 5 --
1980 284 640 < 5 --
1979 301 601 < 5 --
1978 300 573 < 5 --
1977 347 528 < 5 --
1976 440 443 < 5 --
1975 383 479 < 5 --
1974 504 402 < 5 --
1973 536 382 < 5 --
1972 555 384 < 5 --
1971 777 335 < 5 --
1970 684 360 < 5 --
1969 640 361 < 5 --
1968 641 350 < 5 --
1967 604 366 < 5 --
1966 614 366 < 5 --
1965 640 357 < 5 --
1964 765 344 < 5 --
1963 926 305 < 5 --
1962 1,132 266 7 3,367
1961 670 371 < 5 --
1960 295 573 < 5 --
1959 319 545 < 5 --
1958 391 480 < 5 --
1957 313 542 < 5 --
1956 262 581 < 5 --
1955 249 580 < 5 --
1954 257 556 < 5 --
1953 259 539 < 5 --
1952 264 522 < 5 --
1951 220 578 < 5 --
1950 253 511 < 5 --
1949 205 579 < 5 --
1948 166 644 < 5 --
1947 179 627 < 5 --
1946 136 684 < 5 --
1945 104 732 < 5 --
1944 113 705 < 5 --
1943 103 764 < 5 --
1942 106 725 < 5 --
1941 111 670 < 5 --
1940 98 703 < 5 --
1939 56 940 < 5 --
1938 50 1,009 < 5 --
1937 93 709 < 5 --
1936 79 758 < 5 --
1935 71 805 < 5 --
1934 71 798 < 5 --
1933 85 705 < 5 --
1932 85 731 < 5 --
1931 76 769 < 5 --
1930 97 702 < 5 --
1929 91 730 < 5 --
1928 107 674 < 5 --
1927 99 724 < 5 --
1926 105 710 < 5 --
1925 120 677 < 5 --
1924 114 694 < 5 --
1923 107 705 < 5 --
1922 106 706 < 5 --
1921 104 719 < 5 --
1920 104 712 < 5 --
1919 82 780 < 5 --
1918 91 749 < 5 --
1917 68 830 < 5 --
1916 64 848 < 5 --
1915 65 812 < 5 --
1914 37 973 < 5 --
1913 28 1,027 < 5 --
1912 28 962 < 5 --
1911 18 1,039 < 5 --
1910 17 1,080 < 5 --
1909 25 818 < 5 --
1908 20 888 < 5 --
1907 14 1,046 < 5 --
1906 21 800 < 5 --
1905 10 1,253 < 5 --
1904 12 1,058 < 5 --
1903 14 939 < 5 --
1902 16 877 < 5 --
1901 13 926 < 5 --
1900 17 926 < 5 --
1899 12 940 < 5 --
1898 14 928 < 5 --
1897 18 743 < 5 --
1896 15 847 < 5 --
1895 12 941 < 5 --
1894 15 791 < 5 --
1893 10 968 < 5 --
1892 12 865 < 5 --
1891 8 1,028 < 5 --
1890 15 696 < 5 --
1889 9 917 < 5 --
1888 5 1,329 < 5 --
1887 6 1,061 < 5 --
1886 6 1,011 < 5 --
1885 < 5 -- < 5 --
1884 < 5 -- < 5 --
1883 < 5 -- < 5 --
1882 < 5 -- < 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.