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Harley Name Popularity

    

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How popular is Harley?

The somewhat popular name Harley was the 225th Most Popular Girls Name in the United States in 2018.

This top 250 contender has seen rankings outside of the top 1000.

It reached its highest popularity ranking of #202 in 2017 with 1,522 occurrences.

The least amount of newborns dubbed Harley in any given year was less than 5, most recently in 1976.

Approximately during the years 1980-1984, 1985-1994, 2000-2003, and 2014-2017 the name Harley took a definitive turn upwards in popularity.

Harley became more popular as a girls name in 1994.

Where is the name Harley popularity headed?

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

Harley's popularity has been moving upward for some time. In recent years, continuing the trend, the number of babies given the name Harley has risen.

The name Harley is favored by many parents and will probably continue to rise upward in popularity.

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   Harley (Girl)Harley (Boy)
Year %No. of Babies Given NamePopul. RankNo. of Babies Given NamePopul. Rank
2018 1,393 225 291 781
2017 1,522 202 399 648
2016 1,427 224 378 674
2015 1,130 281 392 657
2014 948 349 407 645
2013 875 360 400 618
2012 757 414 382 633
2011 712 438 366 638
2010 716 432 443 573
2009 762 419 463 572
2008 779 411 420 597
2007 668 485 418 601
2006 835 388 497 519
2005 841 375 484 508
2004 876 362 558 461
2003 993 312 613 419
2002 871 342 579 431
2001 820 365 528 457
2000 756 382 537 444
1999 754 381 496 461
1998 825 352 540 429
1997 700 378 566 408
1996 730 368 605 388
1995 752 350 652 366
1994 858 317 789 322
1993 718 356 727 342
1992 456 524 557 407
1991 316 678 350 542
1990 156 1,121 292 589
1989 81 1,690 269 595
1988 35 2,941 228 627
1987 15 5,149 189 667
1986 17 4,602 203 628
1985 16 4,705 226 582
1984 15 4,806 208 586
1983 12 5,569 212 580
1982 12 5,657 247 547
1981 11 6,022 244 536
1980 9 6,977 281 507
1979 8 7,545 244 549
1978 7 7,915 237 538
1977 7 7,808 189 612
1976 < 5 -- 169 632
1975 8 6,727 141 700
1974 < 5 -- 169 620
1973 < 5 -- 130 704
1972 5 8,724 135 689
1971 5 8,765 134 714
1970 6 7,375 129 725
1969 < 5 -- 113 735
1968 5 7,400 123 679
1967 < 5 -- 125 669
1966 < 5 -- 140 626
1965 < 5 -- 124 667
1964 < 5 -- 148 639
1963 < 5 -- 134 676
1962 < 5 -- 138 662
1961 < 5 -- 166 615
1960 < 5 -- 172 599
1959 < 5 -- 178 587
1958 < 5 -- 176 585
1957 < 5 -- 235 505
1956 < 5 -- 236 492
1955 < 5 -- 226 489
1954 < 5 -- 243 467
1953 5 6,003 256 448
1952 5 5,883 272 420
1951 < 5 -- 257 425
1950 < 5 -- 265 413
1949 < 5 -- 303 385
1948 < 5 -- 295 395
1947 < 5 -- 336 374
1946 < 5 -- 318 366
1945 < 5 -- 307 343
1944 < 5 -- 309 340
1943 < 5 -- 354 325
1942 < 5 -- 319 341
1941 < 5 -- 326 326
1940 < 5 -- 346 300
1939 7 3,582 333 305
1938 7 3,627 348 293
1937 < 5 -- 364 284
1936 < 5 -- 354 287
1935 < 5 -- 364 284
1934 < 5 -- 375 278
1933 6 3,927 353 280
1932 8 3,408 395 275
1931 < 5 -- 440 259
1930 6 4,254 454 264
1929 < 5 -- 425 270
1928 < 5 -- 484 254
1927 6 4,516 456 267
1926 < 5 -- 492 253
1925 8 3,833 462 264
1924 9 3,492 522 252
1923 < 5 -- 478 256
1922 < 5 -- 525 247
1921 < 5 -- 537 242
1920 < 5 -- 484 250
1919 6 4,484 453 249
1918 < 5 -- 491 240
1917 < 5 -- 430 243
1916 6 4,124 454 234
1915 < 5 -- 434 229
1914 < 5 -- 322 235
1913 < 5 -- 204 269
1912 < 5 -- 197 253
1911 < 5 -- 88 279
1910 < 5 -- 89 259
1909 < 5 -- 73 261
1908 < 5 -- 71 251
1907 < 5 -- 75 238
1906 < 5 -- 52 276
1905 < 5 -- 69 238
1904 < 5 -- 56 257
1903 < 5 -- 65 226
1902 < 5 -- 83 196
1901 < 5 -- 63 217
1900 < 5 -- 79 225
1899 < 5 -- 59 220
1898 < 5 -- 71 208
1897 < 5 -- 82 186
1896 < 5 -- 64 222
1895 < 5 -- 68 209
1894 < 5 -- 63 213
1893 < 5 -- 76 191
1892 < 5 -- 91 174
1891 < 5 -- 64 195
1890 < 5 -- 52 231
1889 < 5 -- 60 214
1888 < 5 -- 82 182
1887 < 5 -- 77 164
1886 < 5 -- 73 183
1885 < 5 -- 51 232
1884 < 5 -- 73 189
1883 < 5 -- 63 188
1882 < 5 -- 75 181
1881 < 5 -- 61 188
1880 < 5 -- 70 181

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.