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Jasper Name Popularity

    

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How popular is Jasper?

In 2017 the somewhat popular name Jasper, ranked the 185th Most Popular Boys Name in the United States.

Presently one of the top 250 most popular, Jasper has been a top 1000 placer since the Social Security Administration began keeping records in 1880.

Its highest popularity RANKING of #139 was reached in 1880.

Nonetheless, the name was given to the greatest number of children in 2017 with 2,083 occurrences.

The least number of children given the name Jasper was 52 in 1904.

Approximately during the years 1887-1890, 1893-1896, 1908-1915, 1974-1981, 1984-1988, 1997-2002, and 2004-2015, the name Jasper took a definitive turn upwards in popularity whereas 1962-1966 were years of successive downward movement.

For a number of years, the name Jasper has been soaring upward in popularity. , continuing the trend, the number of children named Jasper lately has risen.

What does the future hold for the popularity of Jasper?

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

The name Jasper is favored by many parents and will probably continue to rise upward in popularity.

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   Jasper (Girl)Jasper (Boy)
Year %No. of Babies Given NamePopul. RankNo. of Babies Given NamePopul. Rank
2017 44 3,484 2,083 185
2016 41 3,725 1,904 209
2015 42 3,666 1,860 214
2014 36 4,130 1,746 218
2013 42 3,658 1,463 247
2012 25 5,448 1,350 263
2011 28 4,973 1,249 281
2010 12 9,456 1,181 286
2009 31 4,732 945 337
2008 19 6,907 626 449
2007 25 5,591 585 466
2006 18 6,981 442 568
2005 21 5,893 451 538
2004 17 6,911 391 577
2003 18 6,416 466 515
2002 21 5,545 478 484
2001 25 4,748 390 549
2000 24 4,855 334 592
1999 24 4,638 281 634
1998 13 7,287 301 611
1997 21 4,903 274 628
1996 21 4,799 252 661
1995 23 4,404 238 687
1994 18 5,334 207 729
1993 13 6,787 225 688
1992 10 8,336 243 666
1991 12 7,137 251 646
1990 13 6,615 269 614
1989 16 5,388 230 659
1988 11 6,819 246 596
1987 6 10,380 204 641
1986 9 7,355 171 695
1985 8 7,854 177 661
1984 < 5 -- 144 724
1983 7 8,380 174 650
1982 5 11,150 154 701
1981 5 11,036 193 613
1980 5 11,002 164 678
1979 5 10,814 153 692
1978 < 5 -- 144 700
1977 < 5 -- 134 739
1976 < 5 -- 118 762
1975 < 5 -- 118 762
1974 < 5 -- 102 793
1973 < 5 -- 102 786
1972 < 5 -- 105 779
1971 < 5 -- 108 783
1970 < 5 -- 99 813
1969 < 5 -- 116 723
1968 < 5 -- 94 765
1967 < 5 -- 124 671
1966 < 5 -- 107 721
1965 < 5 -- 120 681
1964 < 5 -- 140 656
1963 < 5 -- 142 656
1962 < 5 -- 159 610
1961 < 5 -- 153 636
1960 < 5 -- 179 583
1959 < 5 -- 174 593
1958 < 5 -- 188 563
1957 < 5 -- 167 594
1956 < 5 -- 181 565
1955 < 5 -- 186 545
1954 < 5 -- 211 500
1953 < 5 -- 186 517
1952 < 5 -- 207 490
1951 < 5 -- 211 468
1950 < 5 -- 208 462
1949 < 5 -- 193 476
1948 < 5 -- 225 443
1947 < 5 -- 204 470
1946 < 5 -- 200 449
1945 < 5 -- 190 432
1944 < 5 -- 184 448
1943 < 5 -- 252 386
1942 5 4,938 241 390
1941 < 5 -- 208 403
1940 < 5 -- 222 383
1939 < 5 -- 221 382
1938 < 5 -- 200 402
1937 < 5 -- 218 371
1936 < 5 -- 237 352
1935 < 5 -- 212 370
1934 < 5 -- 246 351
1933 < 5 -- 231 356
1932 < 5 -- 263 340
1931 < 5 -- 252 345
1930 < 5 -- 285 328
1929 < 5 -- 306 316
1928 6 4,429 336 302
1927 5 5,177 346 309
1926 5 5,218 390 290
1925 < 5 -- 386 292
1924 < 5 -- 395 291
1923 < 5 -- 403 282
1922 < 5 -- 423 275
1921 < 5 -- 390 284
1920 < 5 -- 388 284
1919 < 5 -- 423 260
1918 < 5 -- 391 269
1917 < 5 -- 377 262
1916 < 5 -- 358 267
1915 < 5 -- 332 265
1914 < 5 -- 306 246
1913 < 5 -- 248 238
1912 < 5 -- 178 262
1911 < 5 -- 114 239
1910 < 5 -- 82 272
1909 < 5 -- 83 241
1908 < 5 -- 78 239
1907 < 5 -- 87 219
1906 < 5 -- 56 264
1905 < 5 -- 80 213
1904 < 5 -- 52 267
1903 < 5 -- 57 245
1902 < 5 -- 67 219
1901 < 5 -- 58 229
1900 < 5 -- 97 197
1899 < 5 -- 65 203
1898 < 5 -- 60 227
1897 < 5 -- 83 184
1896 < 5 -- 90 180
1895 < 5 -- 71 203
1894 < 5 -- 61 217
1893 < 5 -- 72 199
1892 < 5 -- 70 209
1891 < 5 -- 58 206
1890 < 5 -- 95 149
1889 < 5 -- 76 178
1888 < 5 -- 78 192
1887 < 5 -- 65 190
1886 < 5 -- 88 157
1885 < 5 -- 87 156
1884 < 5 -- 83 169
1883 < 5 -- 74 165
1882 < 5 -- 88 158
1881 < 5 -- 83 150
1880 < 5 -- 98 139

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.