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Florence Name Popularity

    

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How popular is Florence?

Ranking 980th in popularity in the United States for girls in 2017, the name Florence is less frequently given.

Currently in the top 1000, this name has not always been in the top 1000.

It reached its highest popularity RANKING of #6 for the first time in 1890 and as recently as 1899.

However, the name was bestowed upon the greatest number of babies in 1918 with 11,316 occurrences.

The least amount of newborns dubbed Florence in any given year was 50 in 2003.

Decidely upward trends in the number of babies given the name Florence occurred roughly during the years 1881-1892, 1907-1918, and 2007-2016, whereas clearly downward trends happened around 1920-1939, 1941-1945, 1946-1955, 1958-1961, 1962-1968, 1969-1972, 1975-1978, and 1989-1992.

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

How popular will Florence be?

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

The name Florence is used by only a select few but will probably continue to rise upward in popularity.

Relative to what it once was, Florence is very rarely used as a given name.

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   Florence (Girl)Florence (Boy)
Year %No. of Babies Given NamePopul. RankNo. of Babies Given NamePopul. Rank
2017 264 980 < 5 --
2016 246 1,055 < 5 --
2015 214 1,178 < 5 --
2014 183 1,298 < 5 --
2013 118 1,744 < 5 --
2012 93 2,063 < 5 --
2011 73 2,488 < 5 --
2010 75 2,481 < 5 --
2009 54 3,132 < 5 --
2008 62 2,861 < 5 --
2007 61 2,937 < 5 --
2006 64 2,765 < 5 --
2005 55 2,943 < 5 --
2004 64 2,604 < 5 --
2003 50 3,012 < 5 --
2002 64 2,476 < 5 --
2001 66 2,389 < 5 --
2000 60 2,517 < 5 --
1999 67 2,227 < 5 --
1998 82 1,872 < 5 --
1997 64 2,159 < 5 --
1996 78 1,870 < 5 --
1995 75 1,866 < 5 --
1994 83 1,761 < 5 --
1993 89 1,685 < 5 --
1992 73 1,918 < 5 --
1991 108 1,466 < 5 --
1990 108 1,448 < 5 --
1989 106 1,406 < 5 --
1988 101 1,395 < 5 --
1987 105 1,313 < 5 --
1986 114 1,216 < 5 --
1985 126 1,140 < 5 --
1984 131 1,067 < 5 --
1983 140 1,009 < 5 --
1982 140 1,039 < 5 --
1981 153 956 < 5 --
1980 152 976 < 5 --
1979 159 925 < 5 --
1978 146 957 < 5 --
1977 189 794 < 5 --
1976 192 754 < 5 --
1975 203 724 < 5 --
1974 218 680 < 5 --
1973 263 598 < 5 --
1972 249 625 < 5 --
1971 277 613 < 5 --
1970 331 558 < 5 --
1969 365 511 < 5 --
1968 322 533 5 4,325
1967 382 487 5 4,159
1966 475 427 5 4,131
1965 450 450 < 5 --
1964 536 423 5 4,243
1963 578 399 < 5 --
1962 597 385 7 3,413
1961 637 380 < 5 --
1960 738 356 7 3,453
1959 792 337 6 3,727
1958 848 315 < 5 --
1957 877 311 5 4,180
1956 943 286 < 5 --
1955 1,004 270 < 5 --
1954 1,033 257 < 5 --
1953 1,123 240 < 5 --
1952 1,243 222 5 3,925
1951 1,290 211 < 5 --
1950 1,446 190 < 5 --
1949 1,566 175 6 3,454
1948 1,697 165 < 5 --
1947 1,850 159 < 5 --
1946 1,908 146 10 2,456
1945 1,730 140 < 5 --
1944 1,977 133 13 2,020
1943 2,274 124 18 1,728
1942 2,535 110 13 2,073
1941 2,390 107 11 2,250
1940 2,465 100 17 1,705
1939 2,593 95 20 1,506
1938 2,804 90 15 1,851
1937 2,952 81 23 1,424
1936 3,084 80 21 1,481
1935 3,276 74 28 1,277
1934 3,735 61 15 1,885
1933 4,077 49 22 1,469
1932 4,540 47 25 1,399
1931 5,010 43 13 2,140
1930 5,865 38 38 1,140
1929 6,212 35 37 1,143
1928 6,970 32 39 1,133
1927 7,644 28 35 1,235
1926 8,181 26 34 1,251
1925 8,585 24 45 1,029
1924 9,469 20 25 1,545
1923 9,746 18 34 1,240
1922 10,036 18 28 1,412
1921 10,719 17 24 1,563
1920 10,732 16 32 1,285
1919 10,482 14 31 1,276
1918 11,316 14 32 1,243
1917 10,539 14 33 1,186
1916 10,412 14 31 1,186
1915 10,105 14 37 1,056
1914 7,886 13 40 859
1913 6,279 13 25 1,005
1912 5,739 12 22 975
1911 4,424 12 20 717
1910 4,282 12 23 606
1909 3,789 11 17 662
1908 3,883 11 19 598
1907 3,750 11 14 716
1906 3,691 10 14 656
1905 3,478 11 18 556
1904 3,572 8 14 624
1903 3,468 8 15 584
1902 3,509 7 23 429
1901 3,131 8 21 413
1900 3,920 7 22 495
1899 3,314 6 20 418
1898 3,790 6 19 476
1897 3,369 7 20 426
1896 3,323 8 15 541
1895 3,471 7 19 461
1894 3,233 8 13 576
1893 3,231 7 11 627
1892 3,154 6 16 503
1891 2,715 6 12 533
1890 2,744 6 14 518
1889 2,465 7 10 642
1888 2,444 8 11 625
1887 1,964 9 16 429
1886 1,860 10 15 482
1885 1,667 12 12 558
1884 1,570 12 18 439
1883 1,298 14 11 571
1882 1,322 13 8 722
1881 1,046 16 7 736
1880 1,063 14 8 705

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.