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Evan Name Popularity

    

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How popular is Evan?

The popular name Evan was the 84th Most Popular Boys Name in the United States in 2017.

This top 100 contender has enjoyed a rank in the top 1000 since 1880, when the Social Security Administration began keeping records.

Its highest popularity RANKING of #35 was reached in 2009.

Nonetheless, the name was given to the greatest number of children in 2007 with 10,289 occurrences.

In any year, the least number of babies named Evan was 11 in 1886.

Approximately during the years 1891-1894, 1909-1916, 1939-1942, 1944-1947, 1953-1956, 1957-1960, 1961-1964, 1973-1992, and 1996-2003, the name Evan took a definitive turn upwards in popularity whereas unequivocal downward movement occurred about 2014-2016.

Where is the name Evan popularity headed?

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

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

The name Evan is favored by many parents but will probably continue to drift downward in popularity.

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   Evan (Girl)Evan (Boy)
Year %No. of Babies Given NamePopul. RankNo. of Babies Given NamePopul. Rank
2017 86 2,190 4,709 84
2016 87 2,206 5,596 69
2015 98 2,014 5,904 67
2014 76 2,394 6,712 58
2013 103 1,928 7,112 55
2012 124 1,691 7,897 47
2011 100 1,973 8,651 40
2010 88 2,203 9,729 36
2009 106 1,962 10,275 35
2008 131 1,704 9,922 38
2007 115 1,839 10,289 40
2006 98 2,020 10,128 42
2005 109 1,793 10,105 39
2004 134 1,501 9,980 39
2003 90 2,002 9,443 44
2002 102 1,772 7,384 56
2001 86 1,982 7,259 56
2000 85 1,974 7,332 55
1999 77 2,022 6,850 57
1998 86 1,803 6,083 63
1997 83 1,806 6,002 61
1996 91 1,674 5,579 65
1995 89 1,656 6,088 60
1994 99 1,560 5,891 62
1993 103 1,523 6,087 62
1992 127 1,326 6,051 66
1991 142 1,215 5,451 70
1990 111 1,428 5,308 71
1989 114 1,350 4,922 69
1988 81 1,606 4,334 74
1987 83 1,536 3,866 83
1986 92 1,396 3,885 81
1985 103 1,300 3,219 91
1984 83 1,401 2,938 98
1983 76 1,499 3,046 93
1982 60 1,812 2,670 108
1981 58 1,871 1,972 139
1980 32 2,814 1,625 159
1979 27 3,093 1,405 169
1978 26 3,030 1,159 198
1977 24 3,203 1,007 220
1976 14 4,420 780 254
1975 13 4,669 624 302
1974 8 6,414 631 293
1973 7 6,878 572 307
1972 8 6,117 560 322
1971 16 3,832 550 333
1970 7 6,546 596 323
1969 15 3,663 545 332
1968 5 7,345 452 365
1967 7 5,636 492 338
1966 9 4,605 549 318
1965 16 3,181 558 321
1964 13 3,751 608 314
1963 8 5,008 456 373
1962 14 3,481 497 355
1961 13 3,659 485 361
1960 15 3,258 450 372
1959 13 3,489 396 400
1958 9 4,278 330 432
1957 13 3,362 300 441
1956 16 2,961 357 400
1955 10 3,866 323 408
1954 16 2,812 287 424
1953 11 3,537 276 421
1952 9 3,907 289 406
1951 10 3,558 226 448
1950 11 3,289 208 460
1949 6 4,858 175 504
1948 5 5,501 165 512
1947 < 5 -- 211 463
1946 < 5 -- 166 502
1945 8 3,475 138 510
1944 < 5 -- 136 522
1943 < 5 -- 148 509
1942 7 3,860 154 497
1941 < 5 -- 128 526
1940 8 3,306 126 518
1939 5 4,460 126 504
1938 < 5 -- 128 512
1937 < 5 -- 120 529
1936 < 5 -- 97 588
1935 6 3,912 106 560
1934 < 5 -- 136 492
1933 7 3,530 108 550
1932 < 5 -- 116 545
1931 < 5 -- 112 554
1930 < 5 -- 125 533
1929 7 3,805 119 535
1928 5 4,961 130 529
1927 5 5,050 164 473
1926 8 3,684 127 539
1925 8 3,798 157 483
1924 7 4,146 170 475
1923 < 5 -- 147 503
1922 9 3,474 182 458
1921 7 4,164 157 494
1920 < 5 -- 159 482
1919 < 5 -- 132 516
1918 7 4,013 178 446
1917 6 4,267 161 446
1916 5 4,663 182 413
1915 5 4,513 149 448
1914 < 5 -- 99 490
1913 < 5 -- 92 448
1912 < 5 -- 77 448
1911 < 5 -- 29 564
1910 < 5 -- 31 503
1909 < 5 -- 25 522
1908 < 5 -- 25 503
1907 < 5 -- 20 547
1906 < 5 -- 26 431
1905 < 5 -- 20 510
1904 < 5 -- 12 700
1903 < 5 -- 22 439
1902 < 5 -- 20 477
1901 < 5 -- 24 383
1900 < 5 -- 24 472
1899 < 5 -- 17 462
1898 < 5 -- 24 407
1897 < 5 -- 17 484
1896 < 5 -- 14 565
1895 < 5 -- 13 584
1894 < 5 -- 25 372
1893 < 5 -- 17 454
1892 < 5 -- 20 428
1891 < 5 -- 18 419
1890 < 5 -- 22 379
1889 < 5 -- 17 449
1888 < 5 -- 22 399
1887 < 5 -- 21 358
1886 < 5 -- 11 583
1885 < 5 -- 23 367
1884 < 5 -- 22 378
1883 < 5 -- 18 418
1882 < 5 -- 12 554
1881 < 5 -- 24 336
1880 < 5 -- 22 364

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.