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Gabriel Name Popularity

    

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How popular is Gabriel?

In 2016 the very popular name Gabriel, ranked the 25th Most Popular Boys Name in the United States.

Presently one of the top 50 most popular, Gabriel has been a top 1000 placer since the Social Security Administration began keeping records in 1880.

Position 21, its highest popularity RANKING, was reached in 2010.

Nonetheless, the name was given to the greatest number of children in 2008 with 13,022 occurrences.

The least amount of newborns dubbed Gabriel in any given year was 9 in 1889.

Approximately during the years 1902-1905, 1906-1915, 1944-1947, 1952-1955, 1958-1961, 1966-1976, and 1987-2003, the name Gabriel took a definitive turn upwards in popularity whereas clearly downward trends happened around 2011-2015.

The popularity trend for Gabriel has been moving upward for a while. In recent years however, the number of babies given the name Gabriel has dropped.

What does the future hold for the popularity of Gabriel?

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

The name Gabriel is a huge favorite but has recently started to drift downward in popularity.

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   Gabriel (Girl)Gabriel (Boy)
Year %No. of Babies Given NamePopul. RankNo. of Babies Given NamePopul. Rank
2016 49 3,276 10,142 25
2015 52 3,180 10,839 22
2014 61 2,814 10,901 24
2013 53 3,089 11,217 24
2012 70 2,568 11,541 24
2011 84 2,242 12,332 24
2010 100 1,996 12,865 21
2009 143 1,575 12,815 22
2008 147 1,564 13,022 24
2007 164 1,437 12,899 28
2006 173 1,341 12,532 28
2005 177 1,269 12,751 28
2004 234 1,008 11,553 32
2003 182 1,181 12,517 29
2002 210 1,029 12,052 32
2001 238 933 10,913 38
2000 293 782 8,677 44
1999 281 784 7,369 53
1998 257 828 7,066 54
1997 264 789 6,402 57
1996 228 871 5,897 61
1995 230 851 5,712 65
1994 259 789 5,536 68
1993 237 833 4,373 86
1992 235 847 4,335 86
1991 240 839 4,413 82
1990 212 906 3,694 100
1989 168 1,017 3,036 110
1988 174 957 3,116 102
1987 163 971 3,077 99
1986 86 1,466 3,043 95
1985 73 1,624 3,211 92
1984 79 1,466 3,321 87
1983 77 1,489 3,266 89
1982 63 1,758 3,367 88
1981 55 1,940 3,376 87
1980 70 1,648 3,496 85
1979 59 1,817 3,235 89
1978 67 1,599 3,131 90
1977 56 1,809 3,347 87
1976 55 1,735 3,303 81
1975 43 2,029 2,434 106
1974 38 2,144 2,233 118
1973 42 1,949 1,982 130
1972 35 2,185 1,919 139
1971 36 2,221 1,579 173
1970 37 2,175 1,245 205
1969 21 2,944 865 247
1968 12 4,076 734 270
1967 15 3,384 644 285
1966 8 5,009 548 319
1965 17 3,083 623 301
1964 16 3,285 617 311
1963 16 3,225 581 328
1962 12 3,862 572 329
1961 11 4,093 550 333
1960 12 3,772 429 382
1959 < 5 -- 449 371
1958 13 3,427 360 413
1957 8 4,655 387 394
1956 < 5 -- 343 410
1955 6 5,412 333 399
1954 7 4,825 289 423
1953 < 5 -- 274 425
1952 < 5 -- 265 430
1951 < 5 -- 245 433
1950 5 5,570 258 418
1949 10 3,462 265 420
1948 < 5 -- 216 454
1947 6 4,937 237 436
1946 < 5 -- 172 490
1945 < 5 -- 164 465
1944 < 5 -- 193 440
1943 7 3,935 199 451
1942 5 4,880 194 444
1941 6 4,127 206 410
1940 < 5 -- 193 420
1939 < 5 -- 153 466
1938 < 5 -- 170 442
1937 5 4,478 172 431
1936 < 5 -- 202 386
1935 5 4,456 178 414
1934 < 5 -- 163 443
1933 < 5 -- 188 395
1932 < 5 -- 184 413
1931 < 5 -- 209 388
1930 < 5 -- 220 384
1929 5 4,839 237 374
1928 < 5 -- 254 366
1927 < 5 -- 247 373
1926 < 5 -- 202 427
1925 < 5 -- 202 423
1924 6 4,676 235 395
1923 5 5,239 209 415
1922 < 5 -- 194 433
1921 6 4,699 219 410
1920 5 5,263 201 420
1919 < 5 -- 191 425
1918 5 5,104 190 424
1917 5 4,873 190 410
1916 5 4,702 174 428
1915 7 3,572 173 408
1914 < 5 -- 131 418
1913 5 3,376 114 405
1912 9 2,035 84 427
1911 < 5 -- 47 420
1910 5 2,553 41 425
1909 < 5 -- 39 391
1908 < 5 -- 34 409
1907 < 5 -- 21 521
1906 < 5 -- 16 598
1905 < 5 -- 29 397
1904 < 5 -- 14 625
1903 < 5 -- 18 510
1902 < 5 -- 23 430
1901 < 5 -- 21 414
1900 < 5 -- 19 564
1899 < 5 -- 12 593
1898 < 5 -- 17 512
1897 < 5 -- 10 699
1896 < 5 -- 18 488
1895 < 5 -- 14 565
1894 < 5 -- 22 402
1893 < 5 -- 16 468
1892 < 5 -- 10 707
1891 < 5 -- 10 616
1890 < 5 -- 15 496
1889 < 5 -- 9 690
1888 < 5 -- 13 564
1887 < 5 -- 18 397
1886 < 5 -- 13 522
1885 < 5 -- 11 587
1884 < 5 -- 21 388
1883 < 5 -- 10 611
1882 < 5 -- 20 403
1881 < 5 -- 17 423
1880 < 5 -- 15 472

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.