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Grover Name Popularity

    

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How popular is Grover?

In 2018 the rare name Grover, ranked the 3,797th Most Popular Boys Name in the United States.

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

It reached its highest popularity ranking of #20 for the first time in 1884 and as recently as 1885.

The name was bestowed upon the greatest number of babies in 1884 with 802 occurrences.

The least number of children given the name Grover was 9 in 2012.

Decidely upward trends in the number of babies given the name Grover occurred roughly during the years 1880-1884, 1905-1916, and 2014-2017, whereas 1892-1899, and 1988-1993 were years of successive downward movement.

Grover's popularity has steadily increased for some time. however, the number of children named Grover lately has remained about the same.

What does the future hold for the popularity of Grover?

Overall, when compared to its most prominent year, the name's popularity is at an extremely low point.

The name Grover is very unique and has recently started to plateu at its present level but may also begin to make a more decisive move up or down.

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

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   Grover (Girl)Grover (Boy)
Year %No. of Babies Given NamePopul. RankNo. of Babies Given NamePopul. Rank
2018 < 5 -- 28 3,797
2017 < 5 -- 27 3,905
2016 < 5 -- 17 5,376
2015 < 5 -- 19 4,934
2014 < 5 -- 15 5,811
2013 < 5 -- 28 3,691
2012 < 5 -- 9 8,388
2011 < 5 -- 9 8,293
2010 < 5 -- 17 5,327
2009 < 5 -- 10 7,896
2008 < 5 -- 15 5,864
2007 < 5 -- 13 6,385
2006 < 5 -- 15 5,614
2005 < 5 -- 10 7,303
2004 < 5 -- 12 6,264
2003 < 5 -- 11 6,404
2002 < 5 -- 15 4,988
2001 < 5 -- 12 5,791
2000 < 5 -- 17 4,457
1999 < 5 -- 16 4,425
1998 < 5 -- 11 5,605
1997 < 5 -- 15 4,321
1996 < 5 -- 17 3,890
1995 < 5 -- 12 4,900
1994 < 5 -- 9 6,030
1993 < 5 -- 20 3,292
1992 < 5 -- 18 3,510
1991 < 5 -- 19 3,254
1990 < 5 -- 26 2,578
1989 < 5 -- 30 2,267
1988 < 5 -- 32 2,009
1987 < 5 -- 31 1,986
1986 < 5 -- 34 1,806
1985 < 5 -- 32 1,844
1984 < 5 -- 38 1,588
1983 < 5 -- 35 1,665
1982 < 5 -- 41 1,522
1981 < 5 -- 57 1,212
1980 < 5 -- 46 1,397
1979 < 5 -- 57 1,213
1978 < 5 -- 48 1,309
1977 < 5 -- 57 1,164
1976 < 5 -- 68 1,005
1975 < 5 -- 56 1,131
1974 < 5 -- 74 948
1973 < 5 -- 84 870
1972 < 5 -- 82 887
1971 < 5 -- 99 814
1970 < 5 -- 98 820
1969 < 5 -- 105 763
1968 < 5 -- 102 738
1967 < 5 -- 109 712
1966 < 5 -- 112 700
1965 < 5 -- 129 654
1964 < 5 -- 156 622
1963 < 5 -- 137 668
1962 < 5 -- 158 613
1961 < 5 -- 172 604
1960 < 5 -- 172 598
1959 < 5 -- 166 603
1958 < 5 -- 200 544
1957 < 5 -- 219 520
1956 < 5 -- 233 498
1955 < 5 -- 269 453
1954 < 5 -- 216 494
1953 < 5 -- 269 432
1952 < 5 -- 271 421
1951 < 5 -- 300 390
1950 < 5 -- 334 370
1949 < 5 -- 268 414
1948 < 5 -- 331 371
1947 < 5 -- 323 381
1946 6 4,642 312 368
1945 < 5 -- 263 369
1944 < 5 -- 343 326
1943 < 5 -- 361 321
1942 < 5 -- 332 334
1941 < 5 -- 297 335
1940 < 5 -- 308 321
1939 6 3,954 315 313
1938 < 5 -- 336 298
1937 < 5 -- 294 313
1936 < 5 -- 282 321
1935 < 5 -- 328 301
1934 < 5 -- 316 305
1933 < 5 -- 333 290
1932 < 5 -- 381 279
1931 5 4,607 410 272
1930 < 5 -- 401 283
1929 5 4,872 434 268
1928 < 5 -- 472 261
1927 < 5 -- 491 259
1926 7 4,039 530 244
1925 8 3,828 517 249
1924 9 3,491 566 241
1923 < 5 -- 575 229
1922 7 4,193 633 204
1921 < 5 -- 690 198
1920 10 3,200 684 196
1919 6 4,482 680 189
1918 5 5,131 673 188
1917 < 5 -- 540 209
1916 < 5 -- 591 193
1915 < 5 -- 478 217
1914 < 5 -- 416 200
1913 < 5 -- 288 219
1912 < 5 -- 219 236
1911 < 5 -- 114 238
1910 < 5 -- 113 221
1909 < 5 -- 97 221
1908 < 5 -- 85 225
1907 < 5 -- 71 249
1906 < 5 -- 65 245
1905 < 5 -- 49 283
1904 < 5 -- 58 251
1903 < 5 -- 55 252
1902 < 5 -- 45 282
1901 < 5 -- 49 247
1900 < 5 -- 52 288
1899 < 5 -- 33 307
1898 < 5 -- 41 286
1897 < 5 -- 56 234
1896 < 5 -- 74 205
1895 < 5 -- 93 168
1894 < 5 -- 118 137
1893 < 5 -- 289 67
1892 5 1,542 454 47
1891 < 5 -- 163 99
1890 < 5 -- 177 99
1889 < 5 -- 210 83
1888 < 5 -- 474 44
1887 < 5 -- 290 59
1886 < 5 -- 407 45
1885 6 973 768 20
1884 7 886 802 20
1883 < 5 -- 127 104
1882 < 5 -- 56 220
1881 < 5 -- 32 281
1880 < 5 -- 18 410

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.