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Ferdinand Name Popularity

    

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How popular is Ferdinand?

Ranking 4,102nd in popularity in the United States for boys in 2018, the name Ferdinand is rare.

Although not currently within the top 1000, Ferdinand has seen higher popularity rankings.

It reached its highest popularity RANKING of #229 in 1884.

But, the greatest number of babies were given the name in 1918 with 259 occurrences.

The least number of children given the name Ferdinand was 15 in 2002.

Ferdinand, decisively moved upwards in popularity around the years 1907-1915, 1949-1952, 2004-2007, and 2012-2016, whereas 1900-1903, 1930-1934, 1942-1946, and 1980-1983 were years of successive downward movement.

Ferdinand's popularity is at a very low point when measured against its most notable year.

How popular will Ferdinand be?

Ferdinand's popularity has been moving upward for some time. however, the number of children named Ferdinand lately has remained about the same.

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

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

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   Ferdinan. (Boy)
Year %No. of Babies Given NamePopul. Rank
2018 25 4,102
2017 17 5,335
2016 35 3,244
2015 20 4,759
2014 24 4,163
2013 24 4,092
2012 20 4,746
2011 20 4,707
2010 23 4,275
2009 20 4,803
2008 25 4,062
2007 24 4,157
2006 20 4,559
2005 16 5,100
2004 16 5,078
2003 20 4,162
2002 15 4,978
2001 22 3,756
2000 16 4,647
1999 16 4,416
1998 18 3,896
1997 16 4,116
1996 27 2,777
1995 22 3,129
1994 27 2,710
1993 19 3,410
1992 28 2,561
1991 27 2,565
1990 35 2,100
1989 34 2,076
1988 24 2,466
1987 39 1,715
1986 31 1,932
1985 35 1,739
1984 25 2,118
1983 26 2,037
1982 46 1,399
1981 39 1,558
1980 35 1,668
1979 29 1,878
1978 34 1,626
1977 50 1,258
1976 38 1,459
1975 43 1,328
1974 36 1,448
1973 45 1,234
1972 45 1,236
1971 68 986
1970 56 1,095
1969 51 1,088
1968 57 978
1967 53 998
1966 56 974
1965 54 1,007
1964 37 1,293
1963 42 1,200
1962 50 1,087
1961 61 994
1960 62 969
1959 71 910
1958 52 1,062
1957 61 975
1956 66 920
1955 71 882
1954 69 892
1953 66 884
1952 69 843
1951 54 954
1950 53 951
1949 42 1,087
1948 68 827
1947 65 862
1946 47 989
1945 55 846
1944 59 818
1943 73 765
1942 70 770
1941 63 790
1940 61 795
1939 80 664
1938 100 587
1937 62 782
1936 116 531
1935 101 577
1934 83 668
1933 93 603
1932 109 566
1931 109 564
1930 145 495
1929 138 499
1928 156 488
1927 156 484
1926 160 475
1925 159 481
1924 185 449
1923 198 432
1922 214 411
1921 222 409
1920 185 446
1919 205 407
1918 259 363
1917 236 362
1916 246 339
1915 245 336
1914 204 320
1913 127 372
1912 113 365
1911 51 400
1910 48 371
1909 38 400
1908 35 400
1907 35 381
1906 34 357
1905 31 374
1904 36 338
1903 19 490
1902 32 350
1901 29 341
1900 41 340
1899 35 294
1898 30 356
1897 28 357
1896 40 290
1895 38 290
1894 44 263
1893 45 262
1892 33 321
1891 28 319
1890 33 299
1889 34 289
1888 42 279
1887 43 245
1886 40 268
1885 36 278
1884 55 229
1883 30 301
1882 48 243
1881 23 342
1880 32 294

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.