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Janis Name Popularity

    

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How popular is Janis?

In 2018 the rare name Janis, ranked the 6,086th Most Popular Girls Name in the United States.

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

Position 108, its highest popularity ranking, was reached in 1947 with 3,205 occurrences.

The least amount of newborns dubbed Janis in any given year was less than 5, most recently in 1908.

Approximately during the years 1910-1920, 1921-1937, and 1940-1947, the name Janis took a definitive turn upwards in popularity whereas clearly downward trends happened around 1947-1953, 1956-1968, 1969-1973, 1978-1987, and 1999-2003.

Janis became more popular as a girls name in 1909.

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

What does the future hold for the popularity of Janis?

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

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

Relative to what it once was, Janis has fallen out of favor as a given name.

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   Janis (Girl)Janis (Boy)
Year %No. of Babies Given NamePopul. RankNo. of Babies Given NamePopul. Rank
2018 20 6,086 < 5 --
2017 20 6,126 < 5 --
2016 23 5,689 < 5 --
2015 30 4,636 < 5 --
2014 33 4,385 < 5 --
2013 28 4,942 < 5 --
2012 18 6,965 < 5 --
2011 23 5,815 < 5 --
2010 36 4,138 < 5 --
2009 35 4,307 < 5 --
2008 27 5,353 < 5 --
2007 30 4,858 < 5 --
2006 31 4,619 < 5 --
2005 36 3,983 < 5 --
2004 40 3,658 < 5 --
2003 26 4,858 < 5 --
2002 44 3,212 < 5 --
2001 38 3,513 < 5 --
2000 36 3,615 5 11,119
1999 52 2,685 < 5 --
1998 53 2,585 < 5 --
1997 40 3,002 < 5 --
1996 32 3,527 < 5 --
1995 46 2,663 < 5 --
1994 54 2,388 < 5 --
1993 45 2,690 < 5 --
1992 53 2,441 < 5 --
1991 40 2,905 < 5 --
1990 46 2,580 < 5 --
1989 75 1,792 < 5 --
1988 55 2,106 < 5 --
1987 47 2,287 < 5 --
1986 63 1,805 < 5 --
1985 80 1,528 < 5 --
1984 75 1,519 < 5 --
1983 102 1,240 < 5 --
1982 106 1,239 < 5 --
1981 124 1,119 < 5 --
1980 138 1,036 5 6,676
1979 161 920 < 5 --
1978 155 915 < 5 --
1977 161 888 < 5 --
1976 171 812 < 5 --
1975 155 865 < 5 --
1974 161 828 < 5 --
1973 163 801 5 5,428
1972 203 710 6 4,681
1971 280 609 < 5 --
1970 243 662 < 5 --
1969 270 608 5 4,676
1968 284 567 < 5 --
1967 306 536 < 5 --
1966 346 509 < 5 --
1965 427 461 < 5 --
1964 516 432 7 3,430
1963 664 377 < 5 --
1962 590 388 9 2,936
1961 709 359 < 5 --
1960 856 321 6 3,844
1959 1,014 280 < 5 --
1958 1,222 245 < 5 --
1957 1,554 213 < 5 --
1956 2,362 157 8 3,075
1955 1,838 180 10 2,673
1954 1,791 183 < 5 --
1953 1,864 169 8 3,024
1952 2,181 153 8 2,975
1951 2,550 131 7 3,210
1950 2,295 136 6 3,490
1949 2,458 131 < 5 --
1948 2,745 121 5 3,918
1947 3,205 108 12 2,305
1946 2,053 133 7 3,028
1945 1,128 184 5 3,529
1944 729 246 5 3,658
1943 651 274 7 3,085
1942 719 257 < 5 --
1941 596 262 5 3,752
1940 578 260 < 5 --
1939 620 252 < 5 --
1938 640 250 5 3,770
1937 715 226 6 3,329
1936 599 252 < 5 --
1935 448 287 < 5 --
1934 412 309 < 5 --
1933 361 331 < 5 --
1932 306 365 6 3,563
1931 261 402 < 5 --
1930 270 403 < 5 --
1929 226 438 < 5 --
1928 194 497 5 4,433
1927 196 499 < 5 --
1926 146 588 < 5 --
1925 140 620 < 5 --
1924 133 650 < 5 --
1923 107 706 < 5 --
1922 106 707 < 5 --
1921 105 715 < 5 --
1920 121 660 < 5 --
1919 79 794 < 5 --
1918 74 832 < 5 --
1917 55 937 < 5 --
1916 54 931 < 5 --
1915 39 1,085 < 5 --
1914 34 1,028 < 5 --
1913 20 1,291 < 5 --
1912 15 1,452 < 5 --
1911 11 1,497 < 5 --
1910 8 1,844 < 5 --
1909 6 2,078 < 5 --
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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.