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Dolores Name Popularity

    

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How popular is Dolores?

In 2018 the rare name Dolores, ranked the 3,924th Most Popular Girls Name in the United States.

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

It reached its highest popularity ranking of #13 in 1930 with 12,838 occurrences.

The least amount of newborns dubbed Dolores in any given year was 10 in 1882.

Decidely upward trends in the number of babies given the name Dolores occurred roughly during the years 1885-1888, and 1895-1930, whereas clearly downward trends happened around 1930-1940, 1942-1945, 1962-1968, 1969-1974, 1980-1984, 2000-2005, and 2006-2010.

Dolores's popularity has steadily decreased for some time. In recent years however, the number of babies given the name Dolores has remained about the same.

What does the future hold for the popularity of Dolores?

Overall, when compared to its most prominent year, the name's popularity is at an extremely low point.

The name Dolores is very unique and has recently started to plateu at its present level but may also begin to make a more decisive move up or down.

Relative to what it once was, Dolores is very rarely used as a given name.

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   Dolores (Girl)Dolores (Boy)
Year %No. of Babies Given NamePopul. RankNo. of Babies Given NamePopul. Rank
2018 37 3,924 < 5 --
2017 49 3,243 < 5 --
2016 50 3,240 < 5 --
2015 33 4,313 < 5 --
2014 42 3,666 < 5 --
2013 38 3,937 < 5 --
2012 37 4,063 < 5 --
2011 40 3,791 < 5 --
2010 33 4,420 < 5 --
2009 40 3,889 < 5 --
2008 62 2,860 < 5 --
2007 61 2,935 < 5 --
2006 87 2,213 < 5 --
2005 47 3,275 < 5 --
2004 64 2,598 < 5 --
2003 62 2,588 < 5 --
2002 84 2,049 < 5 --
2001 92 1,888 < 5 --
2000 88 1,926 < 5 --
1999 87 1,832 < 5 --
1998 105 1,570 < 5 --
1997 104 1,554 < 5 --
1996 133 1,299 < 5 --
1995 124 1,331 < 5 --
1994 127 1,332 < 5 --
1993 159 1,125 < 5 --
1992 144 1,208 5 8,777
1991 135 1,251 < 5 --
1990 172 1,042 < 5 --
1989 182 959 6 7,226
1988 147 1,073 < 5 --
1987 192 882 < 5 --
1986 174 921 < 5 --
1985 199 820 < 5 --
1984 177 864 < 5 --
1983 218 748 < 5 --
1982 279 639 < 5 --
1981 282 632 < 5 --
1980 279 655 5 6,512
1979 290 611 6 5,541
1978 281 609 < 5 --
1977 295 586 < 5 --
1976 324 539 < 5 --
1975 289 572 5 5,688
1974 305 550 < 5 --
1973 372 481 8 3,793
1972 397 466 5 5,171
1971 478 438 < 5 --
1970 564 407 10 3,122
1969 586 388 7 3,686
1968 595 373 6 3,803
1967 678 339 5 4,112
1966 771 319 5 4,090
1965 828 312 9 2,843
1964 1,081 274 6 3,716
1963 1,114 268 10 2,721
1962 1,272 249 11 2,552
1961 1,340 235 8 3,162
1960 1,367 232 12 2,458
1959 1,419 222 15 2,136
1958 1,525 210 10 2,692
1957 1,571 212 8 3,078
1956 1,659 198 8 3,025
1955 1,781 190 5 4,007
1954 1,961 174 11 2,490
1953 1,981 165 18 1,851
1952 2,043 161 11 2,410
1951 2,141 149 18 1,793
1950 2,226 139 23 1,549
1949 2,463 130 21 1,629
1948 2,762 119 16 1,897
1947 3,071 111 21 1,665
1946 3,064 104 21 1,567
1945 2,704 103 17 1,644
1944 3,079 92 29 1,241
1943 3,698 74 18 1,719
1942 4,268 63 31 1,254
1941 4,384 57 34 1,135
1940 3,606 67 23 1,411
1939 3,979 58 30 1,203
1938 4,807 43 33 1,132
1937 5,567 37 39 1,023
1936 6,417 30 36 1,078
1935 7,374 26 56 834
1934 7,688 26 44 958
1933 8,020 21 42 983
1932 9,630 18 53 878
1931 10,807 14 47 963
1930 12,838 13 77 713
1929 11,504 14 54 917
1928 9,616 20 48 992
1927 6,769 34 37 1,181
1926 5,217 49 31 1,307
1925 4,145 64 31 1,311
1924 3,729 75 33 1,271
1923 3,370 83 23 1,610
1922 2,714 104 19 1,839
1921 2,558 111 16 2,085
1920 2,365 110 18 1,902
1919 1,911 124 11 2,546
1918 1,835 127 16 2,022
1917 1,562 139 18 1,765
1916 1,374 146 12 2,295
1915 1,280 147 5 3,976
1914 934 155 8 2,494
1913 706 165 < 5 --
1912 522 185 12 1,441
1911 363 196 < 5 --
1910 294 220 < 5 --
1909 220 238 < 5 --
1908 212 233 < 5 --
1907 192 244 < 5 --
1906 183 237 < 5 --
1905 142 277 < 5 --
1904 138 269 < 5 --
1903 114 292 < 5 --
1902 108 304 < 5 --
1901 68 364 < 5 --
1900 91 353 < 5 --
1899 64 366 < 5 --
1898 56 414 < 5 --
1897 48 422 < 5 --
1896 39 463 < 5 --
1895 41 442 < 5 --
1894 54 382 < 5 --
1893 31 490 < 5 --
1892 28 512 < 5 --
1891 25 515 < 5 --
1890 21 572 < 5 --
1889 18 604 < 5 --
1888 30 451 < 5 --
1887 14 614 < 5 --
1886 11 702 < 5 --
1885 11 666 < 5 --
1884 13 592 < 5 --
1883 14 525 < 5 --
1882 10 606 < 5 --
1881 10 548 < 5 --
1880 13 475 < 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.