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Janice Name Popularity

    

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How popular is Janice?

In 2016 the uncommon name Janice, ranked the 1,406th Most Popular Girls Name in the United States.

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

Position 21, its highest popularity ranking, was reached in 1951 with 15,955 occurrences.

The least amount of newborns dubbed Janice in any given year was less than 5, most recently in 1898.

Approximately during the years 1903-1920, 1921-1925, and 1926-1947, the name Janice took a definitive turn upwards in popularity whereas clearly downward trends happened around 1951-1976, 1977-1981, and 1992-1995.

Sometimes the name Janice has been more popular as a girls name and sometimes it has been more popular as a boys.

The popularity trend for Janice has steadily decreased for a while. In recent years, continuing the trend, the number of babies given the name Janice has dropped.

What does the future hold for the popularity of Janice?

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

The name Janice is still rare and will probably continue to drift downward in popularity.

Relative to what it once was, Janice is very rarely used as a given name.

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   Janice (Girl)Janice (Boy)
Year %No. of Babies Given NamePopul. RankNo. of Babies Given NamePopul. Rank
2016 164 1,406 < 5 --
2015 198 1,238 < 5 --
2014 177 1,327 < 5 --
2013 186 1,273 < 5 --
2012 192 1,259 < 5 --
2011 191 1,251 < 5 --
2010 236 1,049 < 5 --
2009 331 842 < 5 --
2008 254 1,031 < 5 --
2007 286 948 < 5 --
2006 260 996 < 5 --
2005 238 1,021 < 5 --
2004 284 865 < 5 --
2003 244 957 < 5 --
2002 325 747 < 5 --
2001 273 839 < 5 --
2000 310 744 < 5 --
1999 298 753 < 5 --
1998 311 712 < 5 --
1997 311 692 < 5 --
1996 338 658 < 5 --
1995 362 613 < 5 --
1994 420 562 < 5 --
1993 450 533 < 5 --
1992 463 514 < 5 --
1991 485 492 < 5 --
1990 513 477 < 5 --
1989 546 445 < 5 --
1988 631 380 5 7,768
1987 669 354 6 6,443
1986 658 361 9 4,625
1985 687 342 8 4,880
1984 756 314 < 5 --
1983 773 301 6 5,798
1982 881 276 < 5 --
1981 890 277 < 5 --
1980 1,004 257 < 5 --
1979 1,079 240 6 5,657
1978 1,162 216 7 4,755
1977 1,143 215 < 5 --
1976 1,155 213 5 5,975
1975 1,311 191 6 5,079
1974 1,322 193 6 4,888
1973 1,476 182 11 3,107
1972 1,714 171 14 2,585
1971 2,144 151 15 2,496
1970 2,332 145 14 2,557
1969 2,633 131 9 3,179
1968 3,045 109 11 2,650
1967 3,516 99 10 2,679
1966 4,345 80 13 2,276
1965 5,029 73 19 1,829
1964 6,164 69 27 1,521
1963 7,072 63 28 1,497
1962 7,819 58 24 1,640
1961 8,721 52 32 1,422
1960 9,620 41 44 1,182
1959 10,490 37 27 1,539
1958 10,883 35 28 1,498
1957 11,962 32 25 1,606
1956 13,013 26 31 1,397
1955 13,172 25 38 1,229
1954 13,517 25 24 1,574
1953 14,611 22 23 1,609
1952 14,983 23 18 1,830
1951 15,955 21 23 1,576
1950 15,013 22 25 1,483
1949 14,451 24 18 1,791
1948 14,160 23 31 1,307
1947 15,408 22 32 1,309
1946 14,036 22 30 1,288
1945 10,781 24 22 1,428
1944 9,731 28 32 1,179
1943 10,654 26 39 1,094
1942 10,282 25 45 996
1941 10,060 22 38 1,060
1940 9,315 22 47 932
1939 8,779 24 37 1,062
1938 8,712 24 37 1,068
1937 7,765 25 34 1,135
1936 6,148 31 23 1,404
1935 4,445 47 19 1,625
1934 3,587 68 11 2,329
1933 3,062 81 8 2,863
1932 2,628 94 15 1,957
1931 2,287 104 11 2,388
1930 1,930 126 10 2,688
1929 1,689 137 5 4,265
1928 1,567 149 5 4,434
1927 1,468 159 6 3,971
1926 1,468 159 6 3,944
1925 1,510 157 < 5 --
1924 1,175 187 < 5 --
1923 787 233 < 5 --
1922 745 239 < 5 --
1921 732 246 < 5 --
1920 670 254 < 5 --
1919 589 264 < 5 --
1918 510 280 < 5 --
1917 455 289 < 5 --
1916 373 312 < 5 --
1915 286 353 < 5 --
1914 225 354 < 5 --
1913 157 386 < 5 --
1912 142 388 < 5 --
1911 117 375 < 5 --
1910 89 419 < 5 --
1909 78 415 < 5 --
1908 59 471 < 5 --
1907 40 581 < 5 --
1906 51 481 < 5 --
1905 42 534 < 5 --
1904 36 566 < 5 --
1903 35 552 < 5 --
1902 43 483 < 5 --
1901 34 525 < 5 --
1900 37 572 < 5 --
1899 13 920 < 5 --
1898 < 5 -- < 5 --
1897 < 5 -- < 5 --
1896 < 5 -- < 5 --
1895 < 5 -- < 5 --
1894 5 1,585 < 5 --
1893 < 5 -- < 5 --
1892 < 5 -- < 5 --
1891 < 5 -- < 5 --
1890 < 5 -- < 5 --
1889 < 5 -- < 5 --
1888 < 5 -- < 5 --
1887 < 5 -- < 5 --
1886 < 5 -- < 5 --
1885 < 5 -- < 5 --
1884 < 5 -- < 5 --
1883 < 5 -- < 5 --
1882 < 5 -- < 5 --
1881 < 5 -- < 5 --
1880 < 5 -- < 5 --

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.