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Gabe Name Popularity

    

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How popular is Gabe?

In 2018 the rare name Gabe, ranked the 2,347th Most Popular Boys Name in the United States.

This once, top 1000 name, Gabe is currently less popular.

Position 584, its highest popularity RANKING, was reached in 1880.

Nonetheless, the name was given to the greatest number of children in 2005 with 126 occurrences.

In any year, the least number of babies named Gabe was less than 5, most recently in 1987.

Approximately during the years 1915-1918, 1950-1953, 1966-1972, and 1989-2001, the name Gabe took a definitive turn upwards in popularity whereas unequivocal downward movement occurred about 1979-1982, 1983-1985, and 2012-2016.

The popularity trend for Gabe has remained mostly unchanged for a while. Of late however, the number of parents selecting the name Gabe for their newborn has dropped.

What does the future hold for the popularity of Gabe?

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

The name Gabe is quite distinctive and has recently started to drift downward in popularity.

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   Gabe (Boy)
Year %No. of Babies Given NamePopul. Rank
2018 56 2,347
2017 57 2,293
2016 52 2,437
2015 88 1,743
2014 82 1,817
2013 70 1,974
2012 102 1,551
2011 125 1,352
2010 89 1,719
2009 109 1,521
2008 111 1,477
2007 122 1,363
2006 118 1,370
2005 126 1,252
2004 120 1,256
2003 113 1,267
2002 90 1,434
2001 106 1,258
2000 85 1,452
1999 66 1,628
1998 51 1,909
1997 42 2,108
1996 31 2,498
1995 40 2,064
1994 28 2,645
1993 24 2,890
1992 12 4,660
1991 10 5,225
1990 15 3,841
1989 12 4,359
1988 17 3,118
1987 < 5 --
1986 10 4,233
1985 14 3,266
1984 15 3,002
1983 18 2,609
1982 18 2,631
1981 32 1,786
1980 32 1,778
1979 35 1,644
1978 39 1,490
1977 58 1,146
1976 54 1,170
1975 56 1,129
1974 43 1,300
1973 45 1,235
1972 62 1,025
1971 45 1,243
1970 27 1,669
1969 28 1,538
1968 14 2,236
1967 20 1,777
1966 15 2,080
1965 21 1,739
1964 31 1,416
1963 35 1,329
1962 24 1,635
1961 30 1,474
1960 23 1,707
1959 28 1,511
1958 24 1,606
1957 23 1,689
1956 16 2,039
1955 18 1,866
1954 15 2,069
1953 20 1,729
1952 11 2,418
1951 15 2,003
1950 10 2,487
1949 13 2,154
1948 16 1,901
1947 12 2,285
1946 8 2,775
1945 10 2,304
1944 14 1,917
1943 11 2,322
1942 13 2,076
1941 10 2,395
1940 12 2,118
1939 12 2,099
1938 18 1,637
1937 16 1,786
1936 9 2,510
1935 9 2,602
1934 14 1,964
1933 13 2,030
1932 14 2,036
1931 8 2,940
1930 14 2,112
1929 18 1,822
1928 14 2,200
1927 7 3,579
1926 14 2,239
1925 8 3,243
1924 12 2,527
1923 8 3,269
1922 16 2,080
1921 14 2,294
1920 14 2,259
1919 14 2,187
1918 18 1,853
1917 16 1,928
1916 12 2,313
1915 14 2,007
1914 14 1,718
1913 9 1,995
1912 7 2,123
1911 8 1,321
1910 5 1,680
1909 < 5 --
1908 6 1,277
1907 6 1,250
1906 7 1,051
1905 8 954
1904 5 1,273
1903 6 1,059
1902 < 5 --
1901 < 5 --
1900 < 5 --
1899 < 5 --
1898 < 5 --
1897 < 5 --
1896 5 1,158
1895 8 822
1894 8 813
1893 9 724
1892 7 890
1891 8 725
1890 9 691
1889 6 915
1888 8 776
1887 5 981
1886 < 5 --
1885 5 992
1884 5 1,028
1883 6 833
1882 8 723
1881 5 922
1880 11 584

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.