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Edith Name Popularity

    

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How popular is Edith?

The somewhat popular name Edith was the 476th Most Popular Girls Name in the United States in 2017.

This top 500 contender has enjoyed a rank in the top 1000 since 1880, when the Social Security Administration began keeping records.

It reached its highest popularity RANKING of #26 in 1894.

Nonetheless, the name was given to the greatest number of children in 1918 with 7,859 occurrences.

In any year, the least number of babies named Edith was 287 in 1983.

Approximately during the years 1883-1888, 1890-1893, 1902-1906, and 1907-1916, the name Edith took a definitive turn upwards in popularity whereas unequivocal downward movement occurred about 1942-1945, 1949-1954, 1959-1962, 1963-1968, and 1969-1973.

Where is the name Edith popularity headed?

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

Edith's popularity has been moving upward for some time. Of late, continuing the trend, the number of parents selecting the name Edith for their newborn has risen.

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

Relative to what it once was, Edith has fallen out of favor as a given name.

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   Edith (Girl)Edith (Boy)
Year %No. of Babies Given NamePopul. RankNo. of Babies Given NamePopul. Rank
2017 649 476 < 5 --
2016 639 486 < 5 --
2015 597 525 < 5 --
2014 460 623 < 5 --
2013 386 716 < 5 --
2012 364 762 < 5 --
2011 351 772 < 5 --
2010 326 823 < 5 --
2009 331 841 < 5 --
2008 357 806 < 5 --
2007 400 728 < 5 --
2006 445 650 < 5 --
2005 446 627 < 5 --
2004 403 683 < 5 --
2003 389 677 < 5 --
2002 459 571 < 5 --
2001 427 592 < 5 --
2000 462 565 < 5 --
1999 426 581 < 5 --
1998 411 589 < 5 --
1997 429 548 < 5 --
1996 408 568 < 5 --
1995 577 443 7 7,227
1994 507 493 5 9,233
1993 412 575 < 5 --
1992 426 554 8 6,298
1991 444 527 < 5 --
1990 423 558 < 5 --
1989 360 597 < 5 --
1988 335 597 < 5 --
1987 314 614 < 5 --
1986 339 576 5 7,030
1985 307 616 5 6,838
1984 294 607 < 5 --
1983 287 610 6 5,687
1982 296 606 < 5 --
1981 322 575 < 5 --
1980 339 551 5 6,542
1979 338 551 5 6,327
1978 330 541 < 5 --
1977 339 534 < 5 --
1976 418 460 < 5 --
1975 394 472 < 5 --
1974 401 453 < 5 --
1973 424 443 < 5 --
1972 476 413 < 5 --
1971 526 409 < 5 --
1970 601 390 6 4,386
1969 603 381 < 5 --
1968 604 369 < 5 --
1967 673 342 < 5 --
1966 798 314 < 5 --
1965 890 300 5 4,054
1964 966 296 < 5 --
1963 999 293 < 5 --
1962 1,019 285 < 5 --
1961 1,161 264 5 4,233
1960 1,283 243 7 3,434
1959 1,357 234 5 4,157
1958 1,318 230 6 3,650
1957 1,412 224 6 3,675
1956 1,477 211 < 5 --
1955 1,520 205 5 4,017
1954 1,424 210 < 5 --
1953 1,527 202 5 3,965
1952 1,639 183 5 3,883
1951 1,852 165 < 5 --
1950 1,953 150 8 2,840
1949 2,063 145 7 3,090
1948 2,083 140 5 3,827
1947 2,199 136 9 2,719
1946 1,976 136 < 5 --
1945 1,841 132 6 3,092
1944 2,174 123 5 3,568
1943 2,382 118 14 2,006
1942 2,457 113 12 2,184
1941 2,462 103 10 2,383
1940 2,509 98 14 1,926
1939 2,474 102 10 2,325
1938 2,598 102 10 2,373
1937 2,649 96 15 1,851
1936 2,759 87 12 2,091
1935 2,830 87 17 1,725
1934 3,011 81 14 1,957
1933 3,111 80 14 1,929
1932 3,570 69 9 2,693
1931 3,771 65 19 1,654
1930 4,272 61 24 1,504
1929 4,455 59 15 2,029
1928 4,845 56 15 2,075
1927 5,403 48 19 1,822
1926 5,788 42 24 1,527
1925 6,275 42 26 1,463
1924 6,891 36 18 1,913
1923 6,835 36 10 2,811
1922 7,136 34 16 2,067
1921 7,589 33 14 2,282
1920 7,773 32 26 1,471
1919 7,767 29 17 1,899
1918 7,859 30 19 1,776
1917 7,532 28 19 1,714
1916 7,306 28 12 2,302
1915 6,761 31 11 2,347
1914 5,209 31 13 1,804
1913 4,366 29 9 1,986
1912 3,841 31 12 1,444
1911 2,825 31 8 1,311
1910 2,592 35 14 831
1909 2,371 33 13 814
1908 2,410 27 8 1,040
1907 2,177 32 9 943
1906 2,160 30 6 1,155
1905 2,137 30 6 1,132
1904 1,944 33 10 773
1903 1,901 33 < 5 --
1902 1,853 33 < 5 --
1901 1,863 32 < 5 --
1900 2,068 36 9 922
1899 1,793 32 11 629
1898 1,981 32 8 827
1897 1,823 30 7 871
1896 1,932 29 10 739
1895 1,940 27 < 5 --
1894 1,820 26 5 1,129
1893 1,733 30 7 854
1892 1,625 33 6 993
1891 1,509 29 < 5 --
1890 1,493 30 9 685
1889 1,523 29 7 821
1888 1,453 29 7 841
1887 1,243 29 7 769
1886 1,184 31 9 658
1885 1,071 31 5 980
1884 1,104 27 < 5 --
1883 881 31 < 5 --
1882 876 29 < 5 --
1881 778 27 9 615
1880 768 28 5 947

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.