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Dream Name Popularity

    

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How popular is Dream?

In 2018 the less frequently given name Dream, ranked the 621st Most Popular Girls Name in the United States.

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

Position 621, its highest popularity ranking, was reached for the first time this year with 480 occurrences.

The least number of children given the name Dream was less than 5, most recently in 1996.

Decidely upward trends in the number of babies given the name Dream occurred roughly during the years 1996-2009, and 2013-2017.

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

The popularity trend for Dream has been soaring upward for a while. , continuing the trend, the number of children named Dream lately has risen dramatically.

What does the future hold for the popularity of Dream?

Overall, when compared to its most prominent year, the name's popularity is at or near its highest point.

The name Dream still has a solid footing and will probably continue to rise upward in popularity.

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   Dream (Girl)Dream (Boy)
Year %No. of Babies Given NamePopul. RankNo. of Babies Given NamePopul. Rank
2018 480 621 30 3,597
2017 330 823 31 3,526
2016 128 1,670 9 8,310
2015 98 2,013 8 8,950
2014 90 2,128 20 4,740
2013 90 2,110 12 6,711
2012 91 2,100 12 6,720
2011 72 2,508 11 7,122
2010 72 2,546 14 6,120
2009 102 2,020 6 11,382
2008 75 2,522 6 11,443
2007 55 3,132 < 5 --
2006 78 2,406 < 5 --
2005 59 2,791 < 5 --
2004 51 3,040 < 5 --
2003 49 3,054 < 5 --
2002 44 3,206 < 5 --
2001 32 3,969 < 5 --
2000 18 6,016 < 5 --
1999 12 7,862 < 5 --
1998 11 8,154 < 5 --
1997 10 8,535 < 5 --
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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.