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Iain Name Popularity

    

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How popular is Iain?

Ranking 3,044th in popularity in the United States for boys in 2018, the name Iain is rare.

Iain, would be a stand out, distinctive name selection.

It reached its highest popularity ranking of #1,181 in 2003 with 126 occurrences.

In any year, the least number of babies named Iain was less than 5, most recently in 1959.

Approximately during the years 1966-1969, 1979-1982, 1984-1987, 1993-1996, and 1997-2003, the name Iain took a definitive turn upwards in popularity whereas unequivocal downward movement occurred about 2009-2013.

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

How popular will Iain be?

Iain's popularity has been moving downward for some time. Of late, continuing the trend, the number of parents selecting the name Iain for their newborn has dropped.

The name Iain is very unique and will probably continue to drift downward in popularity.

*Mouse over the charts or scroll down to the table for data details.

 
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   Iain (Boy)
Year %No. of Babies Given NamePopul. Rank
2018 38 3,044
2017 35 3,258
2016 44 2,734
2015 50 2,494
2014 59 2,260
2013 48 2,542
2012 69 2,019
2011 69 1,988
2010 67 2,044
2009 95 1,657
2008 79 1,846
2007 85 1,749
2006 90 1,604
2005 106 1,405
2004 124 1,224
2003 126 1,181
2002 113 1,218
2001 98 1,328
2000 95 1,344
1999 92 1,313
1998 74 1,491
1997 76 1,428
1996 86 1,282
1995 63 1,519
1994 52 1,723
1993 44 1,879
1992 56 1,586
1991 46 1,751
1990 29 2,397
1989 37 1,964
1988 33 1,964
1987 49 1,472
1986 34 1,807
1985 29 1,987
1984 33 1,740
1983 35 1,668
1982 32 1,789
1981 22 2,289
1980 16 2,878
1979 16 2,822
1978 20 2,318
1977 20 2,302
1976 17 2,545
1975 15 2,690
1974 17 2,394
1973 9 3,551
1972 15 2,476
1971 12 2,880
1970 19 2,089
1969 22 1,786
1968 15 2,142
1967 8 3,093
1966 7 3,361
1965 14 2,214
1964 15 2,154
1963 7 3,453
1962 5 4,299
1961 10 2,781
1960 8 3,195
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1956 5 4,180
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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.