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Isaiah Name Popularity

    

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How popular is Isaiah?

Ranking 47th in popularity in the United States for boys in 2016, the name Isaiah is very popular.

Currently in the top 50, this name has not always been in the top 1000.

Its highest popularity ranking of #39 was reached in 2006 with 10,444 occurrences.

The least amount of newborns dubbed Isaiah in any given year was 13 in 1889.

Approximately during the years 1905-1908, 1909-1918, 1970-1982, 1984-1990, 1991-2001, and 2003-2006, the name Isaiah took a definitive turn upwards in popularity whereas clearly downward trends happened around 1960-1963.

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

How popular will Isaiah be?

For a number of years, the name Isaiah has been moving upward in popularity. In recent years however, the number of babies given the name Isaiah has dropped.

The name Isaiah is favored by many parents but has recently started to drift downward in popularity.

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   Isaiah (Girl)Isaiah (Boy)
Year %No. of Babies Given NamePopul. RankNo. of Babies Given NamePopul. Rank
2016 17 6,975 7,454 47
2015 18 6,808 7,583 49
2014 12 9,169 7,596 48
2013 13 8,736 7,856 44
2012 12 9,289 8,144 42
2011 21 6,214 8,521 43
2010 11 10,018 8,563 43
2009 20 6,656 9,234 41
2008 30 4,937 9,654 42
2007 20 6,659 10,103 43
2006 24 5,600 10,444 39
2005 22 5,667 9,517 45
2004 58 2,782 9,254 45
2003 25 4,989 8,890 49
2002 23 5,141 8,960 45
2001 20 5,663 8,580 43
2000 24 4,845 8,027 47
1999 22 4,925 7,498 51
1998 31 3,760 6,488 59
1997 31 3,656 6,003 60
1996 26 4,099 5,324 71
1995 12 7,214 3,473 109
1994 6 12,358 1,869 169
1993 12 7,192 1,496 204
1992 10 8,307 1,449 212
1991 11 7,602 1,491 208
1990 9 8,748 1,487 206
1989 7 10,091 1,190 227
1988 6 10,850 977 244
1987 9 7,587 820 266
1986 7 8,875 619 323
1985 8 7,823 629 320
1984 < 5 -- 605 319
1983 6 9,452 555 334
1982 7 8,549 536 348
1981 6 9,511 420 396
1980 < 5 -- 355 438
1979 < 5 -- 296 481
1978 < 5 -- 283 482
1977 < 5 -- 254 521
1976 5 9,827 200 573
1975 < 5 -- 135 713
1974 < 5 -- 109 771
1973 < 5 -- 86 858
1972 < 5 -- 82 889
1971 < 5 -- 84 891
1970 < 5 -- 52 1,149
1969 < 5 -- 57 1,021
1968 < 5 -- 64 903
1967 < 5 -- 55 981
1966 < 5 -- 71 866
1965 < 5 -- 69 886
1964 < 5 -- 65 950
1963 < 5 -- 63 950
1962 < 5 -- 94 785
1961 < 5 -- 93 790
1960 < 5 -- 98 770
1959 < 5 -- 99 769
1958 < 5 -- 92 781
1957 < 5 -- 120 696
1956 < 5 -- 95 754
1955 < 5 -- 119 672
1954 < 5 -- 134 636
1953 < 5 -- 114 666
1952 < 5 -- 134 611
1951 < 5 -- 134 603
1950 < 5 -- 138 578
1949 < 5 -- 145 563
1948 < 5 -- 141 563
1947 < 5 -- 134 588
1946 < 5 -- 125 574
1945 < 5 -- 116 558
1944 < 5 -- 93 639
1943 < 5 -- 111 600
1942 < 5 -- 101 633
1941 < 5 -- 114 565
1940 < 5 -- 113 557
1939 < 5 -- 84 648
1938 < 5 -- 108 562
1937 < 5 -- 114 546
1936 < 5 -- 105 563
1935 < 5 -- 97 586
1934 < 5 -- 93 620
1933 < 5 -- 105 560
1932 < 5 -- 109 568
1931 < 5 -- 103 579
1930 < 5 -- 120 552
1929 < 5 -- 135 508
1928 < 5 -- 120 558
1927 < 5 -- 117 571
1926 < 5 -- 125 543
1925 < 5 -- 127 546
1924 < 5 -- 138 539
1923 < 5 -- 123 561
1922 < 5 -- 148 509
1921 < 5 -- 107 612
1920 < 5 -- 122 561
1919 < 5 -- 139 505
1918 < 5 -- 133 523
1917 < 5 -- 108 567
1916 < 5 -- 110 546
1915 < 5 -- 92 598
1914 < 5 -- 68 612
1913 < 5 -- 64 542
1912 < 5 -- 59 512
1911 < 5 -- 33 516
1910 < 5 -- 39 441
1909 < 5 -- 36 413
1908 < 5 -- 33 416
1907 < 5 -- 27 451
1906 < 5 -- 23 468
1905 < 5 -- 22 484
1904 < 5 -- 25 422
1903 < 5 -- 23 421
1902 < 5 -- 25 408
1901 < 5 -- 17 479
1900 < 5 -- 32 396
1899 < 5 -- 29 332
1898 < 5 -- 23 412
1897 < 5 -- 24 389
1896 < 5 -- 22 420
1895 < 5 -- 24 394
1894 < 5 -- 36 292
1893 < 5 -- 19 422
1892 < 5 -- 24 388
1891 < 5 -- 22 368
1890 < 5 -- 41 271
1889 < 5 -- 13 535
1888 < 5 -- 31 328
1887 < 5 -- 34 284
1886 < 5 -- 35 292
1885 < 5 -- 29 313
1884 < 5 -- 23 370
1883 < 5 -- 30 302
1882 < 5 -- 37 285
1881 < 5 -- 32 282
1880 < 5 -- 40 268

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.