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Isaac Name Popularity

    

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How popular is Isaac?

Ranking 31st in popularity in the United States for boys in 2016, the name Isaac is very popular.

Currently in the top 50, this name has been part of the top 500 most popular since 1880, when the Social Security Administration began record keeping.

Its highest popularity RANKING of #29 was reached in 2013.

Nonetheless, the name was given to the greatest number of children in 2007 with 10,257 occurrences.

The least number of children given the name Isaac was 133 in 1901.

Approximately during the years 1905-1916, 1968-1979, and 1985-2001 the name Isaac took a definitive turn upwards in popularity.

Currently, the name is at or near its highest point when compared to its most popular year.

How popular will Isaac be?

For a number of years, the name Isaac has steadily increased in popularity. however, the number of children named Isaac lately has remained about the same.

The name Isaac 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.

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

 
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   Isaac (Girl)Isaac (Boy)
Year %No. of Babies Given NamePopul. RankNo. of Babies Given NamePopul. Rank
2016 11 9,617 9,671 31
2015 12 9,134 9,935 31
2014 13 8,632 9,961 31
2013 7 13,686 10,100 29
2012 11 9,954 10,040 30
2011 8 12,595 9,592 35
2010 5 18,014 9,350 39
2009 12 9,594 9,548 40
2008 15 8,266 10,016 37
2007 13 9,186 10,257 41
2006 14 8,420 9,670 48
2005 21 5,885 9,118 49
2004 41 3,587 9,174 46
2003 16 6,998 8,934 48
2002 11 9,071 8,305 48
2001 15 7,089 8,196 47
2000 16 6,601 7,430 53
1999 17 6,015 6,403 64
1998 13 7,266 5,856 65
1997 10 8,584 5,142 73
1996 9 9,084 4,564 86
1995 11 7,711 3,878 98
1994 14 6,446 3,495 103
1993 13 6,773 3,214 110
1992 8 9,812 2,770 124
1991 11 7,601 2,499 130
1990 10 8,098 2,426 132
1989 8 9,038 2,210 138
1988 15 5,421 1,960 143
1987 18 4,538 1,827 152
1986 10 6,777 1,734 155
1985 10 6,615 1,670 165
1984 17 4,394 1,693 160
1983 14 4,970 1,792 151
1982 23 3,566 1,843 151
1981 9 6,993 1,837 150
1980 18 4,203 1,796 150
1979 14 4,919 1,735 151
1978 12 5,306 1,450 167
1977 13 5,026 1,265 186
1976 11 5,345 1,091 202
1975 11 5,273 1,014 213
1974 6 8,056 941 224
1973 < 5 -- 897 236
1972 7 6,808 807 251
1971 8 6,217 714 288
1970 6 7,394 569 334
1969 8 5,629 515 349
1968 < 5 -- 427 376
1967 6 6,300 395 378
1966 7 5,457 430 364
1965 < 5 -- 428 375
1964 < 5 -- 498 352
1963 < 5 -- 471 360
1962 5 6,940 483 363
1961 < 5 -- 491 358
1960 < 5 -- 470 361
1959 8 4,779 514 342
1958 < 5 -- 539 331
1957 5 6,461 521 334
1956 6 5,546 551 316
1955 < 5 -- 545 313
1954 7 4,870 583 296
1953 < 5 -- 549 301
1952 < 5 -- 565 295
1951 6 5,084 554 293
1950 < 5 -- 559 281
1949 < 5 -- 600 270
1948 < 5 -- 533 299
1947 5 5,646 598 280
1946 10 3,312 514 285
1945 5 4,851 460 281
1944 < 5 -- 491 269
1943 < 5 -- 481 279
1942 5 4,926 449 283
1941 < 5 -- 452 265
1940 < 5 -- 487 246
1939 5 4,534 462 249
1938 < 5 -- 461 253
1937 5 4,532 447 255
1936 < 5 -- 423 261
1935 5 4,501 476 241
1934 < 5 -- 481 237
1933 6 3,942 479 237
1932 < 5 -- 492 240
1931 < 5 -- 442 256
1930 < 5 -- 550 230
1929 < 5 -- 586 217
1928 5 5,028 534 241
1927 < 5 -- 693 203
1926 6 4,543 586 228
1925 6 4,667 678 206
1924 < 5 -- 704 199
1923 < 5 -- 698 197
1922 < 5 -- 720 190
1921 < 5 -- 648 208
1920 < 5 -- 706 191
1919 7 4,026 737 178
1918 < 5 -- 658 194
1917 < 5 -- 622 192
1916 < 5 -- 629 186
1915 < 5 -- 568 196
1914 < 5 -- 496 177
1913 < 5 -- 398 172
1912 < 5 -- 359 162
1911 < 5 -- 233 143
1910 < 5 -- 252 130
1909 < 5 -- 209 128
1908 < 5 -- 162 145
1907 < 5 -- 178 134
1906 < 5 -- 163 128
1905 < 5 -- 147 145
1904 < 5 -- 167 126
1903 < 5 -- 138 138
1902 < 5 -- 143 135
1901 < 5 -- 133 125
1900 < 5 -- 198 116
1899 < 5 -- 139 119
1898 < 5 -- 156 117
1897 < 5 -- 175 101
1896 < 5 -- 191 100
1895 < 5 -- 172 107
1894 < 5 -- 170 105
1893 < 5 -- 182 97
1892 < 5 -- 203 94
1891 < 5 -- 160 101
1890 < 5 -- 187 92
1889 < 5 -- 188 91
1888 < 5 -- 221 85
1887 < 5 -- 194 84
1886 < 5 -- 224 80
1885 < 5 -- 204 79
1884 < 5 -- 243 75
1883 < 5 -- 227 70
1882 < 5 -- 278 65
1881 < 5 -- 258 64
1880 < 5 -- 274 62

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.