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Elsa Name Popularity

    

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How popular is Elsa?

The less frequently given name Elsa was the 888th Most Popular Girls Name in the United States in 2018.

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

Its highest popularity RANKING of #215 was reached in 1895.

However, the name was bestowed upon the greatest number of babies in 2014 with 1,140 occurrences.

The least number of children given the name Elsa was 20 in 1880.

Decidely upward trends in the number of babies given the name Elsa occurred roughly during the years 1880-1892, 1909-1915, 1948-1955, 1987-1990, 2000-2003, 2006-2010, and 2011-2014, whereas 2014-2017 were years of successive downward movement.

Where is the name Elsa popularity headed?

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

For a number of years, the name Elsa has been moving upward in popularity. however, the number of children named Elsa lately has dropped.

The name Elsa still has a solid footing but has recently started to drift downward in popularity.

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   Elsa (Girl)Elsa (Boy)
Year %No. of Babies Given NamePopul. RankNo. of Babies Given NamePopul. Rank
2018 302 888 < 5 --
2017 424 686 < 5 --
2016 477 624 < 5 --
2015 657 486 < 5 --
2014 1,140 286 < 5 --
2013 566 526 < 5 --
2012 542 547 < 5 --
2011 499 580 < 5 --
2010 487 601 < 5 --
2009 426 683 < 5 --
2008 412 721 < 5 --
2007 393 740 < 5 --
2006 350 785 < 5 --
2005 350 761 < 5 --
2004 308 813 < 5 --
2003 349 733 < 5 --
2002 283 823 < 5 --
2001 247 915 < 5 --
2000 240 910 < 5 --
1999 236 899 < 5 --
1998 200 999 < 5 --
1997 196 993 < 5 --
1996 228 870 < 5 --
1995 222 867 < 5 --
1994 227 864 < 5 --
1993 197 958 < 5 --
1992 229 862 < 5 --
1991 220 892 < 5 --
1990 242 814 < 5 --
1989 209 880 < 5 --
1988 170 974 < 5 --
1987 171 947 < 5 --
1986 198 840 < 5 --
1985 192 846 < 5 --
1984 216 750 < 5 --
1983 235 716 < 5 --
1982 206 787 < 5 --
1981 240 701 < 5 --
1980 244 698 < 5 --
1979 210 764 < 5 --
1978 225 702 < 5 --
1977 245 656 < 5 --
1976 268 598 5 5,867
1975 255 618 < 5 --
1974 254 612 < 5 --
1973 253 611 5 5,322
1972 263 606 < 5 --
1971 279 610 < 5 --
1970 298 588 < 5 --
1969 280 592 < 5 --
1968 243 616 < 5 --
1967 245 606 < 5 --
1966 294 552 < 5 --
1965 274 576 < 5 --
1964 282 590 < 5 --
1963 285 589 < 5 --
1962 277 600 < 5 --
1961 284 600 < 5 --
1960 280 592 < 5 --
1959 279 592 6 3,717
1958 288 586 < 5 --
1957 339 520 < 5 --
1956 310 527 < 5 --
1955 289 541 < 5 --
1954 248 567 < 5 --
1953 207 618 < 5 --
1952 217 591 < 5 --
1951 178 650 < 5 --
1950 154 695 < 5 --
1949 136 726 < 5 --
1948 138 717 < 5 --
1947 134 739 < 5 --
1946 113 773 < 5 --
1945 126 655 < 5 --
1944 119 686 < 5 --
1943 139 645 < 5 --
1942 136 643 < 5 --
1941 142 590 < 5 --
1940 122 640 < 5 --
1939 151 542 < 5 --
1938 125 611 < 5 --
1937 129 592 < 5 --
1936 130 580 < 5 --
1935 113 611 < 5 --
1934 110 636 < 5 --
1933 124 576 < 5 --
1932 130 577 < 5 --
1931 140 553 < 5 --
1930 137 586 < 5 --
1929 128 606 < 5 --
1928 158 557 < 5 --
1927 138 605 < 5 --
1926 136 609 < 5 --
1925 141 615 < 5 --
1924 140 635 5 4,538
1923 138 628 < 5 --
1922 149 588 < 5 --
1921 154 583 < 5 --
1920 184 516 < 5 --
1919 169 525 < 5 --
1918 173 534 < 5 --
1917 198 460 < 5 --
1916 201 446 < 5 --
1915 237 392 < 5 --
1914 166 412 < 5 --
1913 131 432 < 5 --
1912 120 429 < 5 --
1911 103 399 < 5 --
1910 80 446 < 5 --
1909 77 418 < 5 --
1908 93 372 < 5 --
1907 86 383 < 5 --
1906 84 369 < 5 --
1905 75 389 < 5 --
1904 75 379 < 5 --
1903 87 335 < 5 --
1902 91 326 < 5 --
1901 94 311 < 5 --
1900 102 335 < 5 --
1899 90 315 < 5 --
1898 111 292 < 5 --
1897 128 251 < 5 --
1896 129 251 < 5 --
1895 160 215 < 5 --
1894 137 227 < 5 --
1893 104 264 < 5 --
1892 142 216 < 5 --
1891 102 238 < 5 --
1890 106 238 < 5 --
1889 104 229 < 5 --
1888 87 250 < 5 --
1887 61 270 < 5 --
1886 59 271 < 5 --
1885 66 249 < 5 --
1884 51 273 < 5 --
1883 35 295 < 5 --
1882 29 330 < 5 --
1881 25 320 < 5 --
1880 20 369 < 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.