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Drew Name Popularity

    

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How popular is Drew?

In 2018 the somewhat popular name Drew, ranked the 461st Most Popular Boys Name in the United States.

Presently one of the top 500 most popular, Drew has been less popular than the top 1000 in the past.

Position 126, its highest popularity ranking, was reached in 1985 with 2,276 occurrences.

In any year, the least number of babies named Drew was less than 5, most recently in 1908.

Decidely upward trends in the number of babies given the name Drew occurred roughly during the years 1918-1922, 1934-1946, 1951-1956, 1973-1985, and 1992-1995, whereas unequivocal downward movement occurred about 2010-2017.

The popularity trend for Drew has steadily decreased for a while. Of late, continuing the trend, the number of parents selecting the name Drew for their newborn has dropped.

What does the future hold for the popularity of Drew?

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

The name Drew still has a solid footing but will probably continue to drift downward in popularity.

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   Drew (Girl)Drew (Boy)
Year %No. of Babies Given NamePopul. RankNo. of Babies Given NamePopul. Rank
2018 177 1,283 628 461
2017 205 1,186 673 453
2016 216 1,161 798 396
2015 212 1,188 893 363
2014 211 1,163 1,062 323
2013 225 1,091 1,179 296
2012 234 1,069 1,237 282
2011 170 1,353 1,232 285
2010 167 1,384 1,413 247
2009 176 1,355 1,263 272
2008 170 1,398 1,479 244
2007 210 1,199 1,830 214
2006 197 1,222 1,859 207
2005 252 970 1,949 198
2004 240 987 1,666 212
2003 200 1,102 1,573 222
2002 214 1,015 1,575 217
2001 264 865 1,565 219
2000 283 803 1,948 188
1999 395 615 2,009 175
1998 276 779 1,803 188
1997 250 829 1,991 171
1996 287 734 2,100 165
1995 280 730 2,178 160
1994 194 956 1,856 171
1993 166 1,091 1,852 173
1992 126 1,329 1,779 182
1991 94 1,612 1,805 177
1990 85 1,722 1,953 160
1989 81 1,687 2,011 150
1988 72 1,760 1,753 159
1987 100 1,365 1,759 160
1986 112 1,226 2,000 138
1985 121 1,173 2,276 126
1984 79 1,465 1,765 154
1983 74 1,523 1,376 182
1982 36 2,597 1,015 230
1981 19 4,043 915 243
1980 7 8,386 721 287
1979 15 4,674 623 312
1978 6 8,830 548 320
1977 < 5 -- 487 357
1976 7 7,505 420 373
1975 6 8,270 376 397
1974 7 7,099 378 398
1973 < 5 -- 303 453
1972 < 5 -- 322 443
1971 6 7,640 314 460
1970 5 8,336 404 403
1969 < 5 -- 376 410
1968 < 5 -- 400 390
1967 < 5 -- 375 391
1966 < 5 -- 430 362
1965 10 4,280 411 382
1964 7 5,623 419 388
1963 8 4,998 421 389
1962 6 6,049 438 382
1961 13 3,652 567 329
1960 12 3,754 553 328
1959 17 2,899 540 334
1958 7 5,029 440 370
1957 20 2,583 472 347
1956 15 3,086 487 338
1955 11 3,636 259 460
1954 11 3,553 261 447
1953 11 3,533 213 482
1952 8 4,219 214 475
1951 11 3,327 195 484
1950 10 3,496 202 472
1949 5 5,453 206 461
1948 < 5 -- 185 488
1947 7 4,472 213 460
1946 12 2,917 234 415
1945 5 4,727 88 646
1944 8 3,460 72 732
1943 5 4,854 74 755
1942 6 4,246 55 891
1941 < 5 -- 48 919
1940 < 5 -- 49 910
1939 5 4,419 44 943
1938 < 5 -- 36 1,081
1937 < 5 -- 20 1,547
1936 < 5 -- 29 1,232
1935 < 5 -- 25 1,367
1934 < 5 -- 19 1,621
1933 5 4,379 30 1,213
1932 < 5 -- 31 1,220
1931 5 4,498 30 1,258
1930 < 5 -- 39 1,120
1929 < 5 -- 22 1,577
1928 < 5 -- 23 1,578
1927 < 5 -- 24 1,571
1926 < 5 -- 25 1,483
1925 < 5 -- 21 1,696
1924 < 5 -- 21 1,739
1923 5 5,156 22 1,653
1922 < 5 -- 34 1,245
1921 6 4,621 23 1,596
1920 < 5 -- 27 1,431
1919 < 5 -- 26 1,417
1918 7 3,980 20 1,730
1917 < 5 -- 26 1,373
1916 < 5 -- 26 1,348
1915 < 5 -- 26 1,317
1914 < 5 -- 19 1,404
1913 < 5 -- 21 1,122
1912 < 5 -- 13 1,375
1911 < 5 -- 7 1,423
1910 < 5 -- 14 829
1909 < 5 -- 5 1,513
1908 < 5 -- < 5 --
1907 < 5 -- 8 1,020
1906 < 5 -- 6 1,153
1905 < 5 -- 6 1,129
1904 < 5 -- 8 904
1903 < 5 -- < 5 --
1902 < 5 -- < 5 --
1901 < 5 -- < 5 --
1900 < 5 -- 8 985
1899 < 5 -- < 5 --
1898 < 5 -- < 5 --
1897 < 5 -- 6 975
1896 < 5 -- 5 1,139
1895 < 5 -- 5 1,123
1894 < 5 -- 6 985
1893 < 5 -- 5 1,083
1892 < 5 -- 6 989
1891 < 5 -- < 5 --
1890 < 5 -- 5 1,043
1889 < 5 -- 5 1,009
1888 < 5 -- 10 663
1887 < 5 -- < 5 --
1886 < 5 -- 12 551
1885 < 5 -- < 5 --
1884 < 5 -- 8 715
1883 < 5 -- 11 567
1882 < 5 -- 11 584
1881 < 5 -- 8 664
1880 < 5 -- 6 845

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.