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Grace Name Popularity

    

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How popular is Grace?

In 2016 the very popular name Grace, ranked the 19th Most Popular Girls Name in the United States.

Presently one of the top 50 most popular, Grace has been a top 500 placer since the Social Security Administration began keeping records in 1880.

Its highest popularity ranking of #13 was reached for the first time in 1883 and as recently as 2004.

The name was bestowed upon the greatest number of babies in 2003 with 12,772 occurrences.

The least amount of newborns dubbed Grace in any given year was 526 in 1977.

Decidely upward trends in the number of babies given the name Grace occurred roughly during the years 1883-1888, 1911-1915, 1953-1956, 1976-1982, and 1983-2003, whereas clearly downward trends happened around 2004-2010.

For a number of years, the name Grace has steadily increased in popularity. In recent years however, the number of babies given the name Grace has remained about the same.

What does the future hold for the popularity of Grace?

Overall, when compared to its most prominent year, the name's popularity is at a mid point.

The name Grace is favored by many parents and has recently started to plateu at its present level but may also begin to make a more decisive move up or down.

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   Grace (Girl)Grace (Boy)
Year %No. of Babies Given NamePopul. RankNo. of Babies Given NamePopul. Rank
2016 7,531 19 15 5,835
2015 7,630 19 10 7,655
2014 7,623 20 13 6,403
2013 7,369 22 13 6,360
2012 7,371 21 9 8,378
2011 7,629 16 8 9,027
2010 7,679 18 7 10,014
2009 8,310 17 10 7,892
2008 9,034 21 18 5,132
2007 9,761 20 15 5,741
2006 10,969 16 16 5,376
2005 11,861 14 28 3,478
2004 12,528 13 40 2,660
2003 12,772 13 20 4,166
2002 12,056 15 15 4,986
2001 12,087 16 13 5,474
2000 11,283 19 10 6,482
1999 9,178 27 8 7,389
1998 5,718 54 5 10,167
1997 4,637 69 6 8,532
1996 3,742 94 11 5,309
1995 3,471 97 < 5 --
1994 3,173 103 < 5 --
1993 2,701 123 6 7,987
1992 2,655 127 6 7,798
1991 2,386 133 11 4,880
1990 2,185 140 < 5 --
1989 1,928 150 14 3,881
1988 1,706 165 9 4,933
1987 1,377 198 8 5,123
1986 1,157 226 < 5 --
1985 1,063 242 5 6,909
1984 1,016 246 5 6,680
1983 998 240 7 5,107
1982 950 261 6 5,903
1981 831 292 5 6,637
1980 760 318 < 5 --
1979 690 342 < 5 --
1978 588 362 < 5 --
1977 526 398 < 5 --
1976 527 390 < 5 --
1975 568 366 < 5 --
1974 533 391 < 5 --
1973 606 352 < 5 --
1972 606 363 < 5 --
1971 680 358 < 5 --
1970 777 339 < 5 --
1969 697 340 < 5 --
1968 751 317 5 4,346
1967 899 283 < 5 --
1966 937 276 < 5 --
1965 1,115 256 7 3,364
1964 1,211 255 6 3,772
1963 1,272 249 6 3,786
1962 1,329 238 < 5 --
1961 1,442 230 < 5 --
1960 1,568 212 < 5 --
1959 1,660 204 8 3,119
1958 1,708 198 6 3,678
1957 1,917 186 6 3,724
1956 1,837 189 7 3,333
1955 1,390 216 6 3,662
1954 1,410 213 9 2,824
1953 1,380 213 5 4,021
1952 1,524 194 < 5 --
1951 1,577 182 < 5 --
1950 1,512 183 6 3,464
1949 1,608 173 < 5 --
1948 1,678 167 6 3,449
1947 1,884 154 5 3,948
1946 1,763 153 < 5 --
1945 1,746 139 5 3,495
1944 1,927 135 7 2,963
1943 2,121 130 13 2,108
1942 2,157 129 15 1,900
1941 2,103 123 6 3,284
1940 2,386 105 16 1,759
1939 2,370 108 17 1,667
1938 2,609 100 11 2,247
1937 2,711 94 5 3,736
1936 2,789 86 23 1,399
1935 2,996 83 10 2,443
1934 3,087 79 14 1,966
1933 3,327 69 17 1,732
1932 3,536 72 20 1,611
1931 3,713 70 18 1,732
1930 4,216 62 19 1,718
1929 4,567 54 30 1,305
1928 4,990 52 23 1,584
1927 5,304 50 27 1,447
1926 5,428 46 22 1,628
1925 5,983 44 21 1,703
1924 6,328 43 15 2,163
1923 6,315 39 18 1,899
1922 6,743 38 26 1,483
1921 7,229 35 20 1,793
1920 7,174 37 21 1,721
1919 7,194 34 11 2,572
1918 7,770 31 22 1,622
1917 7,373 30 16 1,931
1916 7,461 26 24 1,433
1915 7,044 27 19 1,625
1914 5,595 25 13 1,815
1913 4,669 25 21 1,126
1912 4,418 24 14 1,302
1911 3,304 23 13 947
1910 3,145 23 9 1,151
1909 2,912 21 11 917
1908 2,901 19 17 641
1907 2,747 20 12 791
1906 2,626 19 10 818
1905 2,630 19 13 681
1904 2,513 19 9 836
1903 2,615 16 9 814
1902 2,642 17 6 1,064
1901 2,398 15 5 1,118
1900 2,942 17 11 808
1899 2,353 15 9 744
1898 2,726 15 15 554
1897 2,458 14 10 702
1896 2,485 17 11 691
1895 2,448 18 9 760
1894 2,361 19 6 1,007
1893 2,308 16 10 674
1892 2,299 16 13 582
1891 2,088 14 11 574
1890 2,278 13 11 615
1889 2,049 15 < 5 --
1888 2,090 15 10 669
1887 1,692 15 < 5 --
1886 1,723 14 12 558
1885 1,575 14 5 996
1884 1,525 13 10 634
1883 1,307 13 < 5 --
1882 1,195 16 6 880
1881 1,089 15 < 5 --
1880 982 19 6 858

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.