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Elton Name Popularity

    

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How popular is Elton?

The rare name Elton was the 1,980th Most Popular Boys Name in the United States in 2018.

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

Position 278, its highest popularity RANKING, was reached in 1915.

However, the name was bestowed upon the greatest number of babies in 1920 with 394 occurrences.

The least amount of newborns dubbed Elton in any given year was less than 5, most recently in 1885.

Decidely upward trends in the number of babies given the name Elton occurred roughly during the years 1890-1893, 1897-1900, 1904-1915, 1917-1920, 1969-1975, and 2016-2017, whereas clearly downward trends happened around 1965-1969, 1975-1979, 1982-1985, 1990-1994, and 2000-2003.

Where is the name Elton popularity headed?

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

The popularity trend for Elton has remained mostly unchanged for a while. In recent years however, the number of babies given the name Elton has risen.

The name Elton is quite distinctive but has recently started to rise upward in popularity.

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   Elton (Girl)Elton (Boy)
Year %No. of Babies Given NamePopul. RankNo. of Babies Given NamePopul. Rank
2018 < 5 -- 73 1,980
2017 < 5 -- 51 2,492
2016 < 5 -- 59 2,256
2015 < 5 -- 62 2,195
2014 < 5 -- 66 2,097
2013 < 5 -- 45 2,630
2012 < 5 -- 55 2,334
2011 < 5 -- 61 2,154
2010 < 5 -- 56 2,293
2009 < 5 -- 64 2,124
2008 < 5 -- 64 2,130
2007 < 5 -- 57 2,285
2006 < 5 -- 68 1,975
2005 < 5 -- 65 1,951
2004 < 5 -- 81 1,611
2003 < 5 -- 51 2,160
2002 < 5 -- 76 1,598
2001 < 5 -- 72 1,635
2000 < 5 -- 96 1,336
1999 < 5 -- 68 1,595
1998 < 5 -- 73 1,504
1997 < 5 -- 82 1,356
1996 < 5 -- 79 1,362
1995 < 5 -- 69 1,436
1994 < 5 -- 64 1,479
1993 < 5 -- 86 1,219
1992 < 5 -- 89 1,181
1991 < 5 -- 81 1,237
1990 < 5 -- 117 964
1989 < 5 -- 90 1,117
1988 < 5 -- 88 1,059
1987 < 5 -- 87 1,018
1986 < 5 -- 89 973
1985 < 5 -- 97 922
1984 < 5 -- 118 805
1983 < 5 -- 115 814
1982 < 5 -- 138 752
1981 < 5 -- 123 786
1980 < 5 -- 132 763
1979 < 5 -- 126 773
1978 < 5 -- 154 675
1977 < 5 -- 179 630
1976 < 5 -- 217 547
1975 6 8,288 285 474
1974 < 5 -- 250 503
1973 < 5 -- 189 576
1972 < 5 -- 166 612
1971 < 5 -- 153 670
1970 < 5 -- 124 740
1969 < 5 -- 88 824
1968 < 5 -- 109 720
1967 < 5 -- 114 696
1966 < 5 -- 132 646
1965 < 5 -- 174 580
1964 < 5 -- 175 598
1963 < 5 -- 176 593
1962 < 5 -- 215 540
1961 < 5 -- 208 547
1960 < 5 -- 239 513
1959 < 5 -- 264 480
1958 < 5 -- 280 475
1957 < 5 -- 308 439
1956 < 5 -- 284 447
1955 < 5 -- 280 443
1954 6 5,328 294 418
1953 < 5 -- 292 411
1952 < 5 -- 240 456
1951 < 5 -- 273 412
1950 < 5 -- 209 458
1949 < 5 -- 232 438
1948 < 5 -- 231 440
1947 < 5 -- 234 439
1946 < 5 -- 222 427
1945 < 5 -- 220 406
1944 < 5 -- 257 374
1943 5 4,878 257 382
1942 < 5 -- 215 420
1941 < 5 -- 216 393
1940 < 5 -- 237 371
1939 < 5 -- 234 373
1938 < 5 -- 250 351
1937 < 5 -- 234 350
1936 5 4,397 251 342
1935 < 5 -- 260 341
1934 6 3,955 311 308
1933 9 2,952 291 316
1932 < 5 -- 297 320
1931 6 4,017 283 327
1930 < 5 -- 304 318
1929 5 4,786 302 317
1928 7 3,878 330 306
1927 14 2,464 385 290
1926 11 2,932 325 315
1925 < 5 -- 324 316
1924 7 4,128 381 294
1923 6 4,547 353 298
1922 6 4,611 356 303
1921 13 2,675 385 285
1920 14 2,500 394 281
1919 6 4,422 330 300
1918 < 5 -- 318 318
1917 10 2,950 320 291
1916 8 3,352 322 286
1915 8 3,215 317 278
1914 6 3,314 236 290
1913 < 5 -- 154 329
1912 8 2,210 134 321
1911 < 5 -- 65 338
1910 < 5 -- 46 384
1909 10 1,399 61 291
1908 < 5 -- 48 320
1907 < 5 -- 37 367
1906 < 5 -- 35 351
1905 < 5 -- 37 331
1904 < 5 -- 28 393
1903 6 1,658 38 306
1902 < 5 -- 26 393
1901 < 5 -- 19 438
1900 < 5 -- 39 351
1899 < 5 -- 21 405
1898 < 5 -- 20 457
1897 < 5 -- 16 503
1896 < 5 -- 17 508
1895 < 5 -- 16 510
1894 < 5 -- 16 505
1893 < 5 -- 23 373
1892 < 5 -- 18 466
1891 < 5 -- 13 502
1890 < 5 -- 16 465
1889 < 5 -- 19 419
1888 < 5 -- 16 488
1887 < 5 -- 20 369
1886 < 5 -- 12 555
1885 < 5 -- < 5 --
1884 < 5 -- 14 509
1883 < 5 -- 7 749
1882 < 5 -- 20 402
1881 < 5 -- 14 468
1880 < 5 -- 7 769

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.