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Denzel Name Popularity

    

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How popular is Denzel?

In 2018 the uncommon name Denzel, ranked the 1,089th Most Popular Boys Name in the United States.

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

Position 311, its highest popularity ranking, was reached in 1993 with 863 occurrences.

In any year, the least number of babies named Denzel was less than 5, most recently in 1981.

Denzel, decisively moved upwards in popularity around the years 1912-1916, and 1981-1991, whereas unequivocal downward movement occurred about 1932-1936, and 1994-1999.

The popularity trend for Denzel has been moving downward for a while. Of late, continuing the trend, the number of parents selecting the name Denzel for their newborn has dropped.

What does the future hold for the popularity of Denzel?

Denzel's popularity is at a low point when measured against its most notable year.

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

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   Denzel (Girl)Denzel (Boy)
Year %No. of Babies Given NamePopul. RankNo. of Babies Given NamePopul. Rank
2018 < 5 -- 179 1,089
2017 < 5 -- 193 1,036
2016 < 5 -- 175 1,114
2015 < 5 -- 187 1,059
2014 < 5 -- 183 1,066
2013 < 5 -- 203 984
2012 < 5 -- 200 992
2011 < 5 -- 155 1,156
2010 < 5 -- 180 1,068
2009 < 5 -- 202 982
2008 < 5 -- 212 948
2007 < 5 -- 187 1,017
2006 < 5 -- 196 950
2005 < 5 -- 201 897
2004 < 5 -- 249 747
2003 < 5 -- 209 834
2002 < 5 -- 253 707
2001 < 5 -- 196 830
2000 < 5 -- 214 775
1999 < 5 -- 182 832
1998 < 5 -- 295 620
1997 < 5 -- 382 524
1996 < 5 -- 464 473
1995 < 5 -- 548 416
1994 < 5 -- 736 335
1993 5 14,054 863 311
1992 < 5 -- 767 331
1991 < 5 -- 720 338
1990 6 11,770 496 444
1989 < 5 -- 56 1,480
1988 < 5 -- 53 1,452
1987 < 5 -- 41 1,664
1986 < 5 -- 28 2,068
1985 < 5 -- 16 2,980
1984 < 5 -- 28 1,941
1983 < 5 -- 15 2,951
1982 < 5 -- 7 5,149
1981 < 5 -- < 5 --
1980 < 5 -- 5 6,489
1979 < 5 -- < 5 --
1978 < 5 -- < 5 --
1977 < 5 -- < 5 --
1976 < 5 -- < 5 --
1975 < 5 -- < 5 --
1974 < 5 -- < 5 --
1973 < 5 -- 7 4,176
1972 < 5 -- 6 4,566
1971 < 5 -- 7 4,073
1970 < 5 -- 6 4,362
1969 < 5 -- < 5 --
1968 < 5 -- 7 3,440
1967 < 5 -- 5 4,099
1966 < 5 -- 8 3,037
1965 < 5 -- 12 2,393
1964 < 5 -- 10 2,707
1963 < 5 -- 8 3,114
1962 < 5 -- 7 3,379
1961 < 5 -- 9 2,942
1960 < 5 -- 7 3,421
1959 < 5 -- 8 3,093
1958 < 5 -- 9 2,877
1957 < 5 -- 17 1,965
1956 < 5 -- 12 2,398
1955 < 5 -- 15 2,066
1954 < 5 -- 11 2,483
1953 < 5 -- 16 1,979
1952 < 5 -- 8 2,929
1951 < 5 -- 13 2,158
1950 < 5 -- 14 2,048
1949 < 5 -- 14 2,047
1948 < 5 -- 11 2,363
1947 < 5 -- 10 2,538
1946 < 5 -- 16 1,836
1945 < 5 -- 8 2,611
1944 < 5 -- 18 1,643
1943 < 5 -- 20 1,596
1942 < 5 -- 21 1,547
1941 < 5 -- 27 1,278
1940 < 5 -- 8 2,710
1939 < 5 -- 18 1,586
1938 < 5 -- 16 1,756
1937 < 5 -- 21 1,492
1936 < 5 -- 10 2,330
1935 < 5 -- 22 1,460
1934 < 5 -- 21 1,520
1933 < 5 -- 17 1,723
1932 < 5 -- 33 1,180
1931 < 5 -- 16 1,870
1930 < 5 -- 28 1,371
1929 < 5 -- 20 1,688
1928 < 5 -- 30 1,331
1927 7 3,951 16 2,062
1926 < 5 -- 36 1,198
1925 < 5 -- 24 1,545
1924 < 5 -- 26 1,500
1923 < 5 -- 31 1,309
1922 6 4,582 26 1,478
1921 < 5 -- 33 1,270
1920 < 5 -- 23 1,605
1919 < 5 -- 15 2,082
1918 5 5,006 16 2,021
1917 < 5 -- 28 1,302
1916 7 3,636 33 1,141
1915 < 5 -- 23 1,425
1914 5 3,750 15 1,625
1913 < 5 -- 13 1,513
1912 < 5 -- < 5 --
1911 < 5 -- 6 1,584
1910 < 5 -- 6 1,463
1909 < 5 -- 5 1,508
1908 < 5 -- < 5 --
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1906 < 5 -- 6 1,148
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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.