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Eugene Name Popularity

    

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How popular is Eugene?

The less frequently given name Eugene was the 862nd Most Popular Boys 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 #20 was reached for the first time in 1927 and as recently as 1929.

The name was bestowed upon the greatest number of babies in 1927 with 9,745 occurrences.

In any year, the least number of babies named Eugene was 252 in 2018.

Decidely upward trends in the number of babies given the name Eugene occurred roughly during the years 1893-1896, 1897-1900, 1909-1921, 1923-1927, and 1944-1947, whereas unequivocal downward movement occurred about 1971-1977, and 1992-1995.

Where is the name Eugene popularity headed?

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

For a number of years, the name Eugene has been moving downward in popularity. Of late, continuing the trend, the number of parents selecting the name Eugene for their newborn has dropped.

The name Eugene is used by only a select few and will probably continue to drift downward in popularity.

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

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   Eugene (Girl)Eugene (Boy)
Year %No. of Babies Given NamePopul. RankNo. of Babies Given NamePopul. Rank
2018 < 5 -- 252 862
2017 < 5 -- 274 818
2016 5 17,023 299 789
2015 < 5 -- 272 826
2014 < 5 -- 291 790
2013 < 5 -- 290 772
2012 < 5 -- 314 738
2011 5 17,610 262 827
2010 10 10,655 287 775
2009 < 5 -- 312 743
2008 < 5 -- 341 695
2007 7 14,381 351 677
2006 < 5 -- 352 653
2005 6 15,086 340 640
2004 9 10,970 382 583
2003 10 9,898 383 576
2002 6 14,147 405 548
2001 8 11,343 421 526
2000 8 11,054 453 504
1999 < 5 -- 483 472
1998 7 11,517 487 462
1997 5 14,450 512 438
1996 < 5 -- 496 451
1995 < 5 -- 529 429
1994 < 5 -- 636 372
1993 7 10,940 642 369
1992 12 7,179 715 338
1991 8 9,604 776 325
1990 5 13,651 810 312
1989 10 7,614 885 282
1988 10 7,295 912 257
1987 13 5,691 896 254
1986 10 6,754 1,020 231
1985 10 6,599 995 233
1984 14 5,022 1,064 215
1983 17 4,328 1,101 211
1982 13 5,302 1,228 201
1981 14 5,045 1,173 211
1980 13 5,318 1,287 190
1979 16 4,473 1,333 182
1978 10 6,077 1,327 175
1977 17 4,110 1,395 170
1976 14 4,420 1,514 159
1975 20 3,425 1,519 160
1974 25 2,858 1,603 154
1973 22 3,048 1,722 144
1972 17 3,599 1,808 145
1971 14 4,172 2,063 145
1970 14 4,106 2,264 146
1969 12 4,256 2,350 131
1968 25 2,499 2,366 126
1967 17 3,118 2,452 122
1966 20 2,780 2,619 116
1965 20 2,766 2,716 120
1964 19 2,940 3,077 114
1963 30 2,180 3,218 111
1962 18 2,960 3,305 112
1961 11 4,087 3,449 113
1960 17 3,021 3,757 109
1959 20 2,618 3,888 106
1958 20 2,603 4,018 102
1957 13 3,363 4,403 92
1956 18 2,750 4,614 86
1955 25 2,176 4,793 81
1954 20 2,469 5,030 77
1953 20 2,381 5,148 75
1952 26 1,990 5,313 71
1951 19 2,338 5,579 65
1950 17 2,469 5,482 58
1949 28 1,818 5,598 58
1948 23 2,027 5,606 61
1947 27 1,871 6,178 59
1946 24 1,877 5,671 56
1945 22 1,809 5,161 50
1944 25 1,675 5,505 48
1943 19 2,019 5,901 47
1942 32 1,458 6,090 45
1941 29 1,457 5,754 42
1940 31 1,359 5,798 38
1939 40 1,151 5,875 37
1938 31 1,324 6,112 33
1937 31 1,313 5,998 33
1936 42 1,089 6,374 29
1935 34 1,229 6,852 27
1934 44 1,054 7,142 24
1933 44 1,055 7,351 23
1932 63 882 8,050 22
1931 59 902 8,146 21
1930 85 762 9,031 21
1929 68 862 9,046 20
1928 75 833 9,706 20
1927 85 787 9,745 20
1926 75 855 9,014 23
1925 55 1,012 8,516 24
1924 68 922 8,348 25
1923 58 978 7,947 25
1922 45 1,147 7,849 25
1921 57 993 7,717 26
1920 49 1,063 6,866 30
1919 47 1,065 5,892 33
1918 41 1,169 5,632 35
1917 41 1,117 4,873 39
1916 35 1,214 4,646 39
1915 25 1,454 4,321 41
1914 28 1,159 3,211 43
1913 21 1,242 2,525 43
1912 11 1,755 2,114 41
1911 13 1,326 1,058 43
1910 12 1,363 888 39
1909 14 1,119 724 43
1908 16 1,021 689 43
1907 11 1,235 691 41
1906 5 2,048 637 39
1905 8 1,464 593 42
1904 8 1,393 541 44
1903 9 1,242 478 44
1902 5 1,882 524 44
1901 8 1,258 445 44
1900 9 1,353 587 45
1899 < 5 -- 449 45
1898 10 1,127 473 49
1897 12 942 447 49
1896 9 1,157 507 45
1895 10 1,077 430 50
1894 9 1,090 421 52
1893 5 1,500 392 53
1892 7 1,206 414 53
1891 < 5 -- 362 48
1890 < 5 -- 408 46
1889 10 863 369 52
1888 < 5 -- 398 53
1887 5 1,198 327 53
1886 5 1,165 362 51
1885 < 5 -- 345 51
1884 < 5 -- 321 59
1883 6 852 325 51
1882 < 5 -- 341 53
1881 5 864 314 49
1880 < 5 -- 328 53

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.