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Darlene Name Popularity

    

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How popular is Darlene?

In 2018 the uncommon name Darlene, ranked the 1,602nd Most Popular Girls Name in the United States.

This once, top 1000 name, Darlene is currently less popular.

It reached its highest popularity ranking of #49 in 1958 with 8,275 occurrences.

The least amount of newborns dubbed Darlene in any given year was less than 5, most recently in 1900.

Approximately during the years 1906-1937, 1940-1947, 1949-1952, and 1953-1958, the name Darlene took a definitive turn upwards in popularity whereas clearly downward trends happened around 1958-1976, 1981-1984, and 1989-1995.

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

Darlene's popularity has been moving downward for some time. In recent years, continuing the trend, the number of babies given the name Darlene has dropped.

What does the future hold for the popularity of Darlene?

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

The name Darlene is still rare and will probably continue to drift downward in popularity.

Relative to what it once was, Darlene has fallen out of favor as a given name.

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   Darlene (Girl)Darlene (Boy)
Year %No. of Babies Given NamePopul. RankNo. of Babies Given NamePopul. Rank
2018 133 1,602 < 5 --
2017 145 1,519 < 5 --
2016 144 1,550 < 5 --
2015 159 1,446 < 5 --
2014 170 1,365 < 5 --
2013 187 1,267 < 5 --
2012 216 1,137 < 5 --
2011 195 1,228 < 5 --
2010 208 1,163 < 5 --
2009 213 1,178 < 5 --
2008 236 1,099 < 5 --
2007 223 1,147 < 5 --
2006 244 1,047 < 5 --
2005 225 1,061 < 5 --
2004 236 998 < 5 --
2003 203 1,085 < 5 --
2002 251 894 < 5 --
2001 265 858 < 5 --
2000 273 826 < 5 --
1999 224 936 < 5 --
1998 256 832 < 5 --
1997 249 831 < 5 --
1996 283 746 < 5 --
1995 272 751 < 5 --
1994 345 636 < 5 --
1993 370 617 < 5 --
1992 378 602 < 5 --
1991 468 504 < 5 --
1990 505 484 < 5 --
1989 479 490 7 6,360
1988 480 472 < 5 --
1987 442 490 < 5 --
1986 451 477 < 5 --
1985 471 456 < 5 --
1984 459 452 < 5 --
1983 527 407 < 5 --
1982 582 398 < 5 --
1981 639 368 < 5 --
1980 653 362 < 5 --
1979 667 348 < 5 --
1978 718 319 < 5 --
1977 773 308 < 5 --
1976 828 279 5 5,785
1975 906 265 10 3,488
1974 1,019 251 < 5 --
1973 1,162 216 6 4,621
1972 1,416 199 9 3,401
1971 1,824 170 7 4,058
1970 2,176 155 11 2,931
1969 2,459 137 6 4,045
1968 2,658 121 13 2,348
1967 3,069 111 15 2,050
1966 3,728 94 14 2,156
1965 4,359 83 21 1,730
1964 5,170 80 20 1,801
1963 5,155 85 12 2,443
1962 5,105 89 15 2,134
1961 5,727 80 17 2,016
1960 6,101 75 17 1,986
1959 6,871 66 21 1,768
1958 8,275 49 29 1,451
1957 7,780 57 14 2,210
1956 6,918 71 19 1,843
1955 5,641 76 10 2,623
1954 5,509 76 10 2,625
1953 5,592 75 10 2,576
1952 5,429 77 8 2,923
1951 5,029 79 6 3,424
1950 4,832 79 11 2,341
1949 4,797 75 9 2,654
1948 4,693 77 8 2,831
1947 5,256 71 14 2,095
1946 4,662 71 14 1,968
1945 3,626 71 18 1,592
1944 3,532 76 13 2,012
1943 3,774 73 12 2,197
1942 3,515 78 18 1,690
1941 3,346 76 19 1,596
1940 3,120 79 15 1,820
1939 3,287 75 12 2,085
1938 3,320 75 14 1,916
1937 3,285 72 16 1,773
1936 2,963 83 6 3,232
1935 2,702 91 7 3,017
1934 2,605 90 17 1,736
1933 2,408 95 10 2,407
1932 2,019 122 7 3,144
1931 1,822 127 11 2,354
1930 1,544 141 9 2,820
1929 1,301 160 < 5 --
1928 1,186 176 7 3,431
1927 1,109 185 5 4,334
1926 875 212 < 5 --
1925 742 241 < 5 --
1924 638 260 < 5 --
1923 493 290 < 5 --
1922 423 315 < 5 --
1921 384 336 < 5 --
1920 274 399 < 5 --
1919 229 435 < 5 --
1918 181 507 < 5 --
1917 170 507 < 5 --
1916 131 587 < 5 --
1915 89 707 < 5 --
1914 81 643 < 5 --
1913 50 743 < 5 --
1912 30 927 < 5 --
1911 20 988 < 5 --
1910 19 1,006 < 5 --
1909 18 970 < 5 --
1908 14 1,100 < 5 --
1907 12 1,155 < 5 --
1906 6 1,783 < 5 --
1905 6 1,756 < 5 --
1904 11 1,110 < 5 --
1903 8 1,348 < 5 --
1902 8 1,346 < 5 --
1901 9 1,156 < 5 --
1900 < 5 -- < 5 --
1899 6 1,446 < 5 --
1898 < 5 -- < 5 --
1897 < 5 -- < 5 --
1896 5 1,637 < 5 --
1895 < 5 -- < 5 --
1894 < 5 -- < 5 --
1893 < 5 -- < 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 < 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.