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Edna Name Popularity

    

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How popular is Edna?

The rare name Edna was the 2,503rd Most Popular Girls Name in the United States in 2017.

Edna, although not presently in the top 1000, did once enjoy higher rankings.

Position 11, its highest popularity RANKING, was reached in 1899.

Nonetheless, the name was given to the greatest number of children in 1918 with 8,698 occurrences.

The least number of children given the name Edna was 71 in 2017.

Approximately during the years 1881-1893, and 1911-1915, the name Edna took a definitive turn upwards in popularity whereas 1941-1945, 1947-1951, 1954-1957, 1958-1968, 1970-1973, and 1979-1982 were years of successive downward movement.

Where is the name Edna popularity headed?

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

The popularity trend for Edna has been moving downward for a while. , continuing the trend, the number of children named Edna lately has dropped.

The name Edna is quite distinctive and will probably continue to drift downward in popularity.

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

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   Edna (Girl)Edna (Boy)
Year %No. of Babies Given NamePopul. RankNo. of Babies Given NamePopul. Rank
2017 71 2,503 < 5 --
2016 80 2,343 < 5 --
2015 78 2,356 < 5 --
2014 89 2,144 < 5 --
2013 94 2,049 < 5 --
2012 91 2,099 < 5 --
2011 98 2,000 < 5 --
2010 94 2,094 < 5 --
2009 103 2,002 < 5 --
2008 110 1,916 < 5 --
2007 133 1,662 < 5 --
2006 102 1,962 < 5 --
2005 120 1,655 < 5 --
2004 127 1,556 < 5 --
2003 120 1,605 < 5 --
2002 117 1,587 < 5 --
2001 136 1,395 < 5 --
2000 117 1,539 < 5 --
1999 112 1,525 < 5 --
1998 126 1,366 < 5 --
1997 132 1,313 < 5 --
1996 137 1,270 < 5 --
1995 131 1,283 < 5 --
1994 147 1,199 < 5 --
1993 171 1,064 < 5 --
1992 183 1,024 < 5 --
1991 211 913 < 5 --
1990 206 927 < 5 --
1989 235 811 < 5 --
1988 150 1,059 < 5 --
1987 192 883 < 5 --
1986 175 919 < 5 --
1985 201 812 < 5 --
1984 208 775 < 5 --
1983 229 725 < 5 --
1982 216 764 < 5 --
1981 271 653 < 5 --
1980 283 644 < 5 --
1979 288 612 < 5 --
1978 271 621 < 5 --
1977 311 566 < 5 --
1976 277 588 < 5 --
1975 311 549 < 5 --
1974 315 532 5 5,446
1973 340 507 < 5 --
1972 402 462 < 5 --
1971 445 459 < 5 --
1970 446 466 < 5 --
1969 455 450 < 5 --
1968 499 424 < 5 --
1967 582 377 < 5 --
1966 680 343 < 5 --
1965 711 340 5 4,055
1964 789 340 < 5 --
1963 852 324 7 3,415
1962 983 294 < 5 --
1961 1,037 287 7 3,448
1960 1,107 270 < 5 --
1959 1,180 256 < 5 --
1958 1,226 244 9 2,884
1957 1,242 241 < 5 --
1956 1,547 205 < 5 --
1955 1,524 204 9 2,826
1954 1,682 188 < 5 --
1953 1,614 191 6 3,533
1952 1,745 177 < 5 --
1951 1,801 170 < 5 --
1950 1,856 157 < 5 --
1949 2,174 142 15 1,965
1948 2,096 139 6 3,410
1947 2,417 131 10 2,543
1946 2,280 126 < 5 --
1945 2,152 119 5 3,452
1944 2,395 112 < 5 --
1943 2,753 106 19 1,656
1942 2,762 99 13 2,068
1941 2,835 89 13 2,021
1940 2,834 86 10 2,372
1939 2,904 81 15 1,820
1938 3,082 82 18 1,631
1937 3,221 74 20 1,549
1936 3,305 71 19 1,557
1935 3,418 67 25 1,368
1934 3,807 55 20 1,573
1933 3,728 55 16 1,783
1932 4,279 50 23 1,482
1931 4,461 52 22 1,504
1930 4,763 51 21 1,613
1929 4,931 51 21 1,627
1928 5,475 45 26 1,458
1927 6,083 40 38 1,164
1926 6,395 38 20 1,743
1925 6,782 37 26 1,464
1924 7,409 31 27 1,468
1923 7,298 32 11 2,664
1922 7,621 29 19 1,840
1921 8,303 27 35 1,236
1920 8,331 27 25 1,515
1919 8,404 22 20 1,712
1918 8,698 23 32 1,237
1917 8,422 20 25 1,407
1916 8,625 19 28 1,276
1915 8,143 20 24 1,380
1914 6,289 19 15 1,630
1913 5,558 18 15 1,387
1912 5,136 16 23 945
1911 3,957 17 11 1,063
1910 3,664 18 16 760
1909 3,429 16 19 623
1908 3,365 17 17 638
1907 3,301 15 14 712
1906 3,011 15 8 951
1905 2,953 15 13 674
1904 2,762 15 13 653
1903 2,667 15 8 860
1902 2,754 13 11 701
1901 2,488 13 9 740
1900 3,102 12 13 706
1899 2,534 11 14 526
1898 2,813 12 5 1,174
1897 2,567 12 10 691
1896 2,604 13 < 5 --
1895 2,560 14 < 5 --
1894 2,458 15 6 987
1893 2,378 14 10 669
1892 2,218 18 11 653
1891 1,963 18 8 721
1890 1,973 18 12 573
1889 1,815 18 8 735
1888 1,687 22 5 1,072
1887 1,339 24 < 5 --
1886 1,314 23 7 785
1885 1,077 30 < 5 --
1884 957 36 6 884
1883 823 41 6 823
1882 783 39 9 665
1881 637 39 5 907
1880 588 45 < 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.