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Dash Name Popularity

    

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How popular is Dash?

In 2018 the less frequently given name Dash, ranked the 784th Most Popular Boys Name in the United States.

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

Its highest popularity ranking of #741 was reached in 2017 with 320 occurrences.

In any year, the least number of babies named Dash was less than 5, most recently in 1998.

Approximately during the years 2002-2015 the name Dash took a definitive turn upwards in popularity.

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

What does the future hold for the popularity of Dash?

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

The name Dash is used by only a select few but will probably continue to rise upward in popularity.

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   Dash (Girl)Dash (Boy)
Year %No. of Babies Given NamePopul. RankNo. of Babies Given NamePopul. Rank
2018 9 10,701 289 784
2017 5 16,431 320 741
2016 13 8,488 306 777
2015 14 8,096 310 768
2014 5 17,177 223 945
2013 < 5 -- 158 1,145
2012 < 5 -- 146 1,218
2011 6 15,285 135 1,272
2010 < 5 -- 123 1,372
2009 < 5 -- 81 1,827
2008 < 5 -- 73 1,953
2007 < 5 -- 49 2,540
2006 < 5 -- 45 2,625
2005 < 5 -- 35 2,968
2004 < 5 -- 7 9,154
2003 < 5 -- 8 8,014
2002 < 5 -- 6 9,632
2001 < 5 -- 8 7,684
2000 < 5 -- 8 7,591
1999 < 5 -- 8 7,300
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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.