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Geraldine Name Popularity

    

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How popular is Geraldine?

In 2018 the rare name Geraldine, ranked the 1,719th Most Popular Girls Name in the United States.

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

It reached its highest popularity RANKING of #38 in 1931.

But, the greatest number of babies were given the name in 1930 with 5,449 occurrences.

The least number of children given the name Geraldine was 7 in 1880.

Geraldine, decisively moved upwards in popularity around the years 1880-1888, 1890-1921, and 2006-2011, whereas 1947-1977, 1988-1994, and 2012-2015 were years of successive downward movement.

Geraldine's popularity has been moving upward for some time. however, the number of children named Geraldine lately has dropped.

What does the future hold for the popularity of Geraldine?

Geraldine's popularity is at an extremely low point when measured against its most notable year.

The name Geraldine is still rare and has recently started to drift downward in popularity.

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

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   Geraldin. (Girl)Geraldin. (Boy)
Year %No. of Babies Given NamePopul. RankNo. of Babies Given NamePopul. Rank
2018 119 1,719 < 5 --
2017 132 1,634 < 5 --
2016 140 1,577 < 5 --
2015 130 1,647 < 5 --
2014 158 1,438 < 5 --
2013 163 1,405 < 5 --
2012 254 994 < 5 --
2011 265 964 < 5 --
2010 208 1,165 < 5 --
2009 202 1,229 < 5 --
2008 165 1,430 < 5 --
2007 137 1,625 < 5 --
2006 144 1,521 < 5 --
2005 165 1,331 < 5 --
2004 185 1,209 < 5 --
2003 127 1,527 < 5 --
2002 92 1,924 < 5 --
2001 104 1,729 < 5 --
2000 95 1,820 < 5 --
1999 82 1,921 < 5 --
1998 94 1,692 < 5 --
1997 83 1,807 < 5 --
1996 90 1,692 < 5 --
1995 115 1,421 < 5 --
1994 102 1,525 < 5 --
1993 119 1,377 < 5 --
1992 153 1,149 < 5 --
1991 161 1,113 < 5 --
1990 198 951 < 5 --
1989 250 777 6 7,304
1988 355 576 11 4,272
1987 138 1,100 < 5 --
1986 122 1,165 < 5 --
1985 125 1,144 < 5 --
1984 107 1,219 < 5 --
1983 103 1,234 < 5 --
1982 125 1,127 5 6,697
1981 126 1,100 < 5 --
1980 109 1,211 < 5 --
1979 111 1,187 < 5 --
1978 120 1,091 < 5 --
1977 119 1,090 < 5 --
1976 162 844 < 5 --
1975 156 856 < 5 --
1974 179 773 < 5 --
1973 236 639 < 5 --
1972 217 680 < 5 --
1971 411 478 < 5 --
1970 517 426 < 5 --
1969 565 401 < 5 --
1968 670 337 6 3,856
1967 741 320 9 2,852
1966 823 308 8 3,070
1965 916 291 < 5 --
1964 1,102 272 < 5 --
1963 1,060 279 < 5 --
1962 1,201 259 7 3,420
1961 1,280 243 5 4,279
1960 1,428 224 < 5 --
1959 1,453 220 < 5 --
1958 1,563 208 < 5 --
1957 1,854 190 7 3,356
1956 2,064 175 7 3,330
1955 2,195 162 12 2,354
1954 2,571 143 10 2,644
1953 2,673 135 10 2,599
1952 3,047 119 12 2,297
1951 3,350 108 5 3,905
1950 3,449 103 9 2,651
1949 3,919 90 14 2,058
1948 4,211 83 13 2,154
1947 4,811 78 14 2,108
1946 4,849 66 18 1,715
1945 4,474 56 15 1,811
1944 4,665 53 20 1,547
1943 5,190 51 20 1,601
1942 5,437 47 31 1,258
1941 5,227 45 35 1,115
1940 5,152 46 23 1,416
1939 5,159 41 25 1,336
1938 4,652 45 19 1,579
1937 4,554 44 18 1,656
1936 4,863 41 23 1,398
1935 4,818 40 23 1,437
1934 4,837 43 20 1,579
1933 4,960 42 19 1,609
1932 5,337 42 27 1,338
1931 5,410 38 28 1,315
1930 5,449 43 23 1,547
1929 5,335 43 21 1,634
1928 5,156 50 19 1,788
1927 4,929 58 22 1,663
1926 4,812 54 20 1,751
1925 4,838 54 14 2,239
1924 4,833 58 15 2,161
1923 4,712 58 11 2,678
1922 4,642 58 11 2,684
1921 4,522 62 9 3,076
1920 4,265 60 9 3,057
1919 3,727 68 12 2,418
1918 3,446 77 10 2,763
1917 2,897 89 < 5 --
1916 2,549 94 6 3,648
1915 1,866 108 6 3,568
1914 1,320 123 < 5 --
1913 1,058 121 6 2,614
1912 949 122 < 5 --
1911 627 134 < 5 --
1910 551 148 < 5 --
1909 444 156 < 5 --
1908 362 167 < 5 --
1907 344 169 < 5 --
1906 321 168 < 5 --
1905 259 190 < 5 --
1904 219 204 < 5 --
1903 198 214 < 5 --
1902 156 245 < 5 --
1901 141 243 < 5 --
1900 145 269 < 5 --
1899 130 245 < 5 --
1898 110 296 < 5 --
1897 86 313 < 5 --
1896 86 313 < 5 --
1895 81 320 < 5 --
1894 73 326 < 5 --
1893 56 360 < 5 --
1892 60 339 < 5 --
1891 49 355 < 5 --
1890 27 501 < 5 --
1889 29 458 < 5 --
1888 40 382 < 5 --
1887 16 569 < 5 --
1886 25 433 < 5 --
1885 19 491 < 5 --
1884 18 487 < 5 --
1883 15 504 < 5 --
1882 12 543 < 5 --
1881 11 519 < 5 --
1880 7 700 < 5 --

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.