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Gertrude Name Popularity

    

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How popular is Gertrude?

In 2018 the rare name Gertrude, ranked the 5,486th Most Popular Girls Name in the United States.

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

It reached its highest popularity RANKING of #22 in 1906.

But, the greatest number of babies were given the name in 1917 with 6,300 occurrences.

In any year, the least number of babies named Gertrude was 5 in 1998.

Gertrude, decisively moved upwards in popularity around the years 1883-1892, 1897-1900, 1907-1915, 1985-1988, and 2012-2016, whereas unequivocal downward movement occurred about 1924-1940, 1942-1945, 1949-1953, 1954-1968, and 1971-1976.

Gertrude's popularity has been soaring upward for some time. Of late, continuing the trend, the number of parents selecting the name Gertrude for their newborn has risen.

What does the future hold for the popularity of Gertrude?

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

The name Gertrude is very unique but will probably continue to rise upward in popularity.

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

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   Gertrude (Girl)Gertrude (Boy)
Year %No. of Babies Given NamePopul. RankNo. of Babies Given NamePopul. Rank
2018 23 5,486 < 5 --
2017 26 5,088 < 5 --
2016 36 4,102 < 5 --
2015 26 5,172 < 5 --
2014 20 6,277 < 5 --
2013 18 6,821 < 5 --
2012 17 7,235 < 5 --
2011 17 7,211 < 5 --
2010 17 7,307 < 5 --
2009 8 12,837 < 5 --
2008 16 7,860 < 5 --
2007 18 7,182 < 5 --
2006 15 7,997 < 5 --
2005 14 8,034 < 5 --
2004 17 6,885 < 5 --
2003 9 10,726 < 5 --
2002 11 9,054 < 5 --
2001 9 10,386 < 5 --
2000 17 6,293 < 5 --
1999 13 7,386 < 5 --
1998 5 14,941 < 5 --
1997 7 11,234 < 5 --
1996 15 6,162 < 5 --
1995 9 9,017 < 5 --
1994 13 6,815 < 5 --
1993 8 9,890 < 5 --
1992 9 8,984 < 5 --
1991 14 6,355 < 5 --
1990 9 8,722 < 5 --
1989 17 5,118 < 5 --
1988 22 4,059 < 5 --
1987 11 6,463 < 5 --
1986 12 5,880 < 5 --
1985 14 5,153 < 5 --
1984 16 4,555 < 5 --
1983 21 3,720 < 5 --
1982 24 3,450 < 5 --
1981 22 3,653 < 5 --
1980 27 3,156 < 5 --
1979 19 3,949 < 5 --
1978 19 3,822 < 5 --
1977 20 3,659 < 5 --
1976 21 3,319 < 5 --
1975 43 2,031 < 5 --
1974 39 2,106 < 5 --
1973 55 1,655 < 5 --
1972 55 1,636 < 5 --
1971 55 1,668 < 5 --
1970 54 1,710 < 5 --
1969 53 1,655 < 5 --
1968 58 1,494 < 5 --
1967 72 1,270 < 5 --
1966 98 1,060 < 5 --
1965 112 976 < 5 --
1964 153 841 < 5 --
1963 169 800 < 5 --
1962 152 856 < 5 --
1961 173 795 < 5 --
1960 212 701 < 5 --
1959 220 674 < 5 --
1958 242 630 < 5 --
1957 300 554 < 5 --
1956 340 509 < 5 --
1955 369 473 < 5 --
1954 393 444 < 5 --
1953 422 420 < 5 --
1952 477 378 < 5 --
1951 558 335 < 5 --
1950 612 314 < 5 --
1949 657 302 5 3,897
1948 651 301 < 5 --
1947 702 298 < 5 --
1946 639 290 < 5 --
1945 664 262 < 5 --
1944 812 232 < 5 --
1943 867 227 7 3,064
1942 931 215 < 5 --
1941 998 189 < 5 --
1940 1,012 186 < 5 --
1939 1,092 173 6 3,254
1938 1,167 172 12 2,121
1937 1,319 159 8 2,755
1936 1,315 156 9 2,514
1935 1,425 145 14 1,969
1934 1,582 135 6 3,440
1933 1,620 133 7 3,111
1932 1,968 124 13 2,136
1931 2,094 115 13 2,144
1930 2,554 96 13 2,224
1929 2,725 95 14 2,132
1928 3,012 86 12 2,438
1927 3,506 78 17 1,982
1926 3,853 71 12 2,475
1925 3,892 70 11 2,649
1924 4,543 60 17 1,989
1923 4,699 59 9 3,045
1922 5,082 48 13 2,389
1921 5,349 46 8 3,320
1920 5,797 42 17 1,990
1919 6,015 39 16 2,007
1918 6,264 39 14 2,204
1917 6,300 37 15 2,029
1916 6,243 35 16 1,883
1915 6,077 35 15 1,911
1914 4,938 32 11 2,020
1913 4,015 33 13 1,531
1912 3,887 30 14 1,299
1911 2,895 30 13 946
1910 2,932 26 8 1,248
1909 2,622 25 < 5 --
1908 2,562 25 13 763
1907 2,499 24 10 897
1906 2,375 22 9 876
1905 2,276 27 10 810
1904 2,269 25 6 1,123
1903 2,253 24 5 1,190
1902 2,207 27 10 767
1901 1,964 27 5 1,116
1900 2,580 23 8 996
1899 2,111 23 7 893
1898 2,302 24 14 587
1897 2,135 23 6 992
1896 2,221 23 6 1,034
1895 2,129 24 12 619
1894 1,908 25 10 692
1893 1,811 24 < 5 --
1892 1,924 23 7 892
1891 1,645 26 11 573
1890 1,713 26 9 692
1889 1,543 28 7 835
1888 1,468 28 5 1,093
1887 1,251 28 < 5 --
1886 1,249 27 7 793
1885 1,086 29 8 729
1884 1,063 28 5 1,034
1883 923 25 < 5 --
1882 939 26 < 5 --
1881 791 24 < 5 --
1880 787 25 < 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.