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Floyd Name Popularity

    

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How popular is Floyd?

Ranking 1,816th in popularity in the United States for boys in 2018, the name Floyd is rare.

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

It reached its highest popularity RANKING of #44 in 1905.

However, the name was bestowed upon the greatest number of babies in 1926 with 3,622 occurrences.

The least number of children given the name Floyd was 79 in 2010.

Decidely upward trends in the number of babies given the name Floyd occurred roughly during the years 1889-1892, 1896-1900, and 1909-1918, whereas 1961-1966, 1973-1976, 1980-1983, 1989-1996, and 2007-2010 were years of successive downward movement.

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

How popular will Floyd be?

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

The name Floyd is quite distinctive 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, Floyd has fallen out of favor as a given name.

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   Floyd (Girl)Floyd (Boy)
Year %No. of Babies Given NamePopul. RankNo. of Babies Given NamePopul. Rank
2018 < 5 -- 83 1,816
2017 < 5 -- 96 1,647
2016 < 5 -- 118 1,457
2015 < 5 -- 107 1,529
2014 < 5 -- 87 1,733
2013 < 5 -- 89 1,675
2012 < 5 -- 80 1,836
2011 < 5 -- 87 1,703
2010 < 5 -- 79 1,837
2009 < 5 -- 105 1,556
2008 < 5 -- 107 1,517
2007 < 5 -- 109 1,468
2006 < 5 -- 93 1,576
2005 < 5 -- 98 1,481
2004 < 5 -- 113 1,310
2003 < 5 -- 103 1,337
2002 < 5 -- 108 1,261
2001 < 5 -- 120 1,149
2000 < 5 -- 139 1,040
1999 < 5 -- 117 1,127
1998 < 5 -- 141 978
1997 < 5 -- 145 932
1996 < 5 -- 134 961
1995 < 5 -- 150 893
1994 < 5 -- 184 784
1993 < 5 -- 224 689
1992 5 13,992 195 740
1991 < 5 -- 247 648
1990 < 5 -- 251 637
1989 < 5 -- 293 568
1988 < 5 -- 275 553
1987 5 11,888 326 490
1986 5 11,513 328 481
1985 < 5 -- 304 499
1984 < 5 -- 330 465
1983 5 10,795 356 439
1982 5 11,007 394 422
1981 < 5 -- 432 390
1980 5 10,885 445 384
1979 < 5 -- 448 381
1978 < 5 -- 477 354
1977 5 10,111 491 354
1976 6 8,469 448 360
1975 < 5 -- 520 334
1974 5 9,193 591 310
1973 14 4,214 605 297
1972 5 8,683 611 304
1971 < 5 -- 735 283
1970 9 5,524 755 279
1969 6 6,889 797 263
1968 < 5 -- 829 249
1967 12 3,904 869 237
1966 < 5 -- 943 228
1965 5 6,826 1,054 225
1964 14 3,576 1,201 219
1963 11 4,103 1,296 216
1962 11 4,082 1,340 209
1961 8 5,017 1,437 203
1960 12 3,770 1,465 198
1959 11 3,898 1,537 192
1958 12 3,605 1,622 179
1957 12 3,539 1,827 170
1956 16 2,965 1,725 173
1955 9 4,168 1,716 165
1954 9 4,070 1,869 152
1953 12 3,336 1,877 152
1952 10 3,632 1,860 149
1951 11 3,338 1,935 140
1950 14 2,815 1,889 143
1949 17 2,446 2,022 133
1948 15 2,634 2,041 134
1947 12 3,117 2,212 130
1946 16 2,421 2,125 121
1945 13 2,507 1,983 114
1944 12 2,673 2,094 110
1943 7 3,933 2,228 112
1942 21 1,881 2,171 113
1941 8 3,352 2,108 102
1940 15 2,138 2,011 103
1939 16 2,065 2,094 94
1938 14 2,267 2,147 96
1937 16 2,030 2,386 80
1936 21 1,654 2,230 86
1935 21 1,689 2,505 76
1934 23 1,570 2,532 73
1933 24 1,523 2,539 69
1932 30 1,359 2,668 68
1931 24 1,566 2,705 66
1930 28 1,470 3,077 61
1929 32 1,350 3,079 58
1928 33 1,348 3,338 54
1927 42 1,202 3,548 53
1926 39 1,249 3,622 53
1925 33 1,420 3,524 58
1924 28 1,624 3,167 66
1923 32 1,437 3,144 64
1922 43 1,174 3,220 61
1921 27 1,637 3,255 63
1920 24 1,719 3,260 61
1919 37 1,253 3,121 59
1918 29 1,466 3,235 61
1917 32 1,292 2,820 62
1916 23 1,606 2,783 60
1915 28 1,350 2,824 59
1914 19 1,506 2,090 58
1913 18 1,377 1,740 58
1912 18 1,265 1,438 59
1911 13 1,329 734 57
1910 9 1,678 687 55
1909 9 1,514 570 53
1908 13 1,159 529 55
1907 5 2,181 521 53
1906 9 1,368 458 54
1905 11 1,198 523 44
1904 5 1,989 446 52
1903 12 1,048 472 46
1902 < 5 -- 471 47
1901 9 1,166 423 46
1900 14 1,025 555 48
1899 6 1,478 356 52
1898 7 1,418 434 51
1897 8 1,201 451 48
1896 10 1,073 396 55
1895 5 1,689 427 51
1894 10 1,021 445 46
1893 10 980 351 59
1892 6 1,341 420 52
1891 8 1,042 336 53
1890 6 1,262 341 60
1889 12 768 313 63
1888 7 1,071 302 67
1887 < 5 -- 232 73
1886 9 794 275 66
1885 5 1,100 259 70
1884 < 5 -- 263 70
1883 < 5 -- 217 73
1882 < 5 -- 231 76
1881 < 5 -- 178 78
1880 < 5 -- 206 75

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.