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Ester Name Popularity

    

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How popular is Ester?

The rare name Ester was the 1,747th Most Popular Girls Name in the United States in 2018.

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

Position 368, its highest popularity RANKING, was reached in 1905.

Nonetheless, the name was given to the greatest number of children in 1925 with 280 occurrences.

In any year, the least number of babies named Ester was less than 5, most recently in 1880.

Approximately during the years 1885-1888, 1889-1892, 1894-1900, 1909-1915, 1916-1919, 1978-1982, and 2001-2005, the name Ester took a definitive turn upwards in popularity whereas unequivocal downward movement occurred about 1963-1966, and 1970-1973.

Ester became more popular as a girls name in 1881.

Where is the name Ester popularity headed?

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

The popularity trend for Ester has been moving upward for a while. Of late however, the number of parents selecting the name Ester for their newborn has remained about the same.

The name Ester is still rare and has recently started to plateu at its present level but may also begin to make a more decisive move up or down.

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   Ester (Girl)Ester (Boy)
Year %No. of Babies Given NamePopul. RankNo. of Babies Given NamePopul. Rank
2018 116 1,747 < 5 --
2017 129 1,661 < 5 --
2016 111 1,852 < 5 --
2015 111 1,854 < 5 --
2014 115 1,785 < 5 --
2013 122 1,702 < 5 --
2012 117 1,763 < 5 --
2011 122 1,707 < 5 --
2010 119 1,748 < 5 --
2009 92 2,169 < 5 --
2008 137 1,645 < 5 --
2007 103 1,991 < 5 --
2006 95 2,070 < 5 --
2005 118 1,682 < 5 --
2004 86 2,104 < 5 --
2003 96 1,902 < 5 --
2002 98 1,827 < 5 --
2001 79 2,103 < 5 --
2000 102 1,719 < 5 --
1999 91 1,759 < 5 --
1998 78 1,944 < 5 --
1997 76 1,915 < 5 --
1996 71 1,982 < 5 --
1995 74 1,890 < 5 --
1994 79 1,813 < 5 --
1993 68 2,037 < 5 --
1992 68 2,014 < 5 --
1991 80 1,784 < 5 --
1990 67 2,013 < 5 --
1989 81 1,689 < 5 --
1988 70 1,788 < 5 --
1987 59 1,925 < 5 --
1986 79 1,543 < 5 --
1985 64 1,769 6 6,025
1984 56 1,889 < 5 --
1983 72 1,553 < 5 --
1982 93 1,337 < 5 --
1981 79 1,519 < 5 --
1980 72 1,614 5 6,568
1979 74 1,560 < 5 --
1978 53 1,868 < 5 --
1977 64 1,642 < 5 --
1976 60 1,644 < 5 --
1975 62 1,588 < 5 --
1974 80 1,324 5 5,461
1973 70 1,405 < 5 --
1972 86 1,226 < 5 --
1971 106 1,113 7 4,105
1970 89 1,251 < 5 --
1969 84 1,219 5 4,604
1968 79 1,234 < 5 --
1967 89 1,109 6 3,682
1966 89 1,123 < 5 --
1965 119 934 < 5 --
1964 137 887 < 5 --
1963 141 884 < 5 --
1962 140 894 6 3,764
1961 145 896 5 4,258
1960 159 827 < 5 --
1959 148 840 7 3,377
1958 147 841 8 3,116
1957 149 832 8 3,092
1956 164 761 5 4,122
1955 158 756 7 3,293
1954 140 793 16 1,984
1953 182 666 < 5 --
1952 177 666 9 2,739
1951 143 730 17 1,858
1950 177 646 13 2,138
1949 172 629 6 3,446
1948 183 610 15 1,969
1947 171 637 10 2,549
1946 173 599 12 2,188
1945 127 652 9 2,452
1944 157 586 16 1,762
1943 156 603 18 1,725
1942 150 612 10 2,423
1941 140 595 13 2,026
1940 152 562 13 2,016
1939 125 604 13 1,994
1938 139 585 7 2,960
1937 165 511 22 1,464
1936 151 529 17 1,667
1935 158 508 7 3,053
1934 157 514 14 1,960
1933 147 523 16 1,785
1932 163 514 17 1,799
1931 179 478 11 2,372
1930 193 482 20 1,663
1929 207 460 18 1,815
1928 228 454 23 1,580
1927 220 471 24 1,574
1926 263 422 24 1,531
1925 280 413 26 1,469
1924 216 473 20 1,796
1923 230 451 18 1,895
1922 249 420 28 1,411
1921 253 429 16 2,092
1920 226 447 25 1,521
1919 240 420 28 1,362
1918 202 469 25 1,462
1917 175 498 25 1,409
1916 198 453 21 1,565
1915 187 449 22 1,473
1914 134 476 31 1,007
1913 121 452 12 1,609
1912 123 420 13 1,379
1911 101 400 9 1,218
1910 92 411 19 686
1909 69 448 9 1,045
1908 59 469 6 1,270
1907 83 390 < 5 --
1906 65 424 < 5 --
1905 85 368 < 5 --
1904 52 454 < 5 --
1903 44 483 6 1,050
1902 43 481 < 5 --
1901 50 425 < 5 --
1900 72 391 7 1,082
1899 44 440 6 968
1898 55 415 6 1,043
1897 51 409 6 984
1896 43 442 < 5 --
1895 41 444 < 5 --
1894 37 458 < 5 --
1893 36 441 < 5 --
1892 35 462 < 5 --
1891 20 599 6 884
1890 25 527 6 927
1889 18 607 < 5 --
1888 21 555 5 1,081
1887 11 706 < 5 --
1886 16 560 < 5 --
1885 11 669 < 5 --
1884 13 597 < 5 --
1883 9 665 < 5 --
1882 10 611 < 5 --
1881 6 769 < 5 --
1880 < 5 -- < 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.