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Emil Name Popularity

    

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How popular is Emil?

The uncommon name Emil was the 1,370th Most Popular Boys Name in the United States in 2018.

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

It reached its highest popularity RANKING of #90 in 1881.

Nonetheless, the name was given to the greatest number of children in 1917 with 1,004 occurrences.

The least amount of newborns dubbed Emil in any given year was 62 in 1986.

Approximately during the years 1907-1915, 1988-1992, 1996-1999, and 2004-2008, the name Emil took a definitive turn upwards in popularity whereas clearly downward trends happened around 1983-1986.

Where is the name Emil popularity headed?

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

Emil's popularity has been moving upward for some time. In recent years, continuing the trend, the number of babies given the name Emil has risen.

The name Emil is still rare but will probably continue to rise upward in popularity.

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   Emil (Girl)Emil (Boy)
Year %No. of Babies Given NamePopul. RankNo. of Babies Given NamePopul. Rank
2018 < 5 -- 128 1,370
2017 < 5 -- 144 1,262
2016 < 5 -- 125 1,400
2015 < 5 -- 127 1,368
2014 < 5 -- 120 1,402
2013 < 5 -- 115 1,433
2012 < 5 -- 114 1,448
2011 < 5 -- 106 1,512
2010 < 5 -- 106 1,525
2009 < 5 -- 147 1,223
2008 < 5 -- 134 1,295
2007 < 5 -- 113 1,435
2006 < 5 -- 101 1,500
2005 < 5 -- 92 1,538
2004 < 5 -- 79 1,635
2003 < 5 -- 86 1,501
2002 < 5 -- 97 1,360
2001 < 5 -- 108 1,233
2000 < 5 -- 89 1,403
1999 < 5 -- 99 1,252
1998 < 5 -- 69 1,546
1997 < 5 -- 63 1,608
1996 < 5 -- 73 1,425
1995 < 5 -- 90 1,223
1994 < 5 -- 94 1,182
1993 < 5 -- 71 1,360
1992 < 5 -- 104 1,078
1991 < 5 -- 91 1,156
1990 < 5 -- 82 1,207
1989 < 5 -- 76 1,232
1988 < 5 -- 73 1,179
1987 < 5 -- 89 1,006
1986 < 5 -- 62 1,221
1985 < 5 -- 79 1,035
1984 < 5 -- 84 970
1983 < 5 -- 98 890
1982 < 5 -- 82 995
1981 < 5 -- 77 1,038
1980 < 5 -- 89 955
1979 < 5 -- 94 902
1978 < 5 -- 89 917
1977 < 5 -- 82 945
1976 < 5 -- 89 885
1975 < 5 -- 98 839
1974 < 5 -- 92 840
1973 < 5 -- 102 785
1972 < 5 -- 92 838
1971 < 5 -- 101 800
1970 < 5 -- 124 741
1969 < 5 -- 109 750
1968 < 5 -- 97 752
1967 < 5 -- 102 730
1966 < 5 -- 99 741
1965 < 5 -- 147 628
1964 < 5 -- 132 670
1963 < 5 -- 125 692
1962 < 5 -- 146 642
1961 < 5 -- 149 641
1960 5 6,643 160 617
1959 < 5 -- 162 608
1958 < 5 -- 170 594
1957 < 5 -- 188 563
1956 < 5 -- 173 578
1955 < 5 -- 179 551
1954 < 5 -- 179 542
1953 < 5 -- 184 520
1952 < 5 -- 205 492
1951 < 5 -- 215 465
1950 < 5 -- 206 463
1949 < 5 -- 217 455
1948 < 5 -- 251 424
1947 < 5 -- 258 424
1946 < 5 -- 246 407
1945 < 5 -- 223 402
1944 < 5 -- 222 402
1943 < 5 -- 262 379
1942 < 5 -- 259 376
1941 < 5 -- 297 334
1940 < 5 -- 263 349
1939 < 5 -- 274 338
1938 5 4,530 322 303
1937 < 5 -- 275 327
1936 < 5 -- 273 331
1935 5 4,404 320 304
1934 < 5 -- 335 296
1933 < 5 -- 370 274
1932 < 5 -- 392 276
1931 7 3,601 447 254
1930 5 4,754 509 246
1929 7 3,790 498 248
1928 7 3,883 581 226
1927 7 3,984 621 214
1926 6 4,465 682 203
1925 8 3,784 722 191
1924 6 4,645 790 181
1923 6 4,552 798 175
1922 6 4,617 824 173
1921 8 3,769 819 177
1920 7 4,109 835 167
1919 7 3,964 847 160
1918 < 5 -- 912 154
1917 8 3,444 1,004 137
1916 < 5 -- 970 139
1915 8 3,218 918 138
1914 5 3,793 684 143
1913 6 2,938 551 143
1912 < 5 -- 407 146
1911 < 5 -- 214 156
1910 < 5 -- 194 161
1909 < 5 -- 153 162
1908 < 5 -- 141 165
1907 < 5 -- 150 150
1906 < 5 -- 139 148
1905 < 5 -- 122 164
1904 < 5 -- 101 181
1903 < 5 -- 128 145
1902 < 5 -- 136 140
1901 < 5 -- 122 136
1900 < 5 -- 127 165
1899 < 5 -- 128 124
1898 < 5 -- 158 116
1897 < 5 -- 131 126
1896 5 1,658 143 125
1895 < 5 -- 136 122
1894 < 5 -- 128 123
1893 < 5 -- 159 110
1892 < 5 -- 157 112
1891 < 5 -- 133 110
1890 < 5 -- 165 101
1889 < 5 -- 146 109
1888 < 5 -- 142 116
1887 < 5 -- 146 100
1886 < 5 -- 127 116
1885 < 5 -- 138 105
1884 < 5 -- 175 91
1883 < 5 -- 139 99
1882 < 5 -- 157 92
1881 < 5 -- 145 90
1880 < 5 -- 119 113

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.