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Jens Name Popularity

    

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How popular is Jens?

In 2018 the rare name Jens, ranked the 5,158th Most Popular Boys Name in the United States.

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

Position 680, its highest popularity RANKING, was reached in 1884.

But, the greatest number of babies were given the name in 2009 with 39 occurrences.

The least number of children given the name Jens was less than 5, most recently in 1908.

Jens, decisively moved upwards in popularity around the years 1913-1918, 1939-1943, 1961-1966, and 2004-2008, whereas 1918-1921, 1923-1926, and 2012-2015 were years of successive downward movement.

The popularity trend for Jens has been moving downward for a while. , continuing the trend, the number of children named Jens lately has dropped.

What does the future hold for the popularity of Jens?

Jens's popularity is at a mid point when measured against its most notable year.

The name Jens is mostly unused and will probably continue to drift downward in popularity.

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   Jens (Boy)
Year %No. of Babies Given NamePopul. Rank
2018 18 5,158
2017 23 4,376
2016 24 4,234
2015 17 5,386
2014 26 3,950
2013 24 4,114
2012 25 4,065
2011 26 3,940
2010 26 3,941
2009 39 3,008
2008 36 3,182
2007 26 3,944
2006 19 4,766
2005 27 3,567
2004 19 4,497
2003 23 3,776
2002 20 4,099
2001 27 3,265
2000 21 3,837
1999 37 2,428
1998 29 2,819
1997 27 2,855
1996 38 2,199
1995 27 2,717
1994 29 2,584
1993 32 2,371
1992 35 2,195
1991 22 2,948
1990 29 2,402
1989 37 1,968
1988 27 2,269
1987 25 2,299
1986 35 1,772
1985 26 2,149
1984 32 1,777
1983 33 1,725
1982 38 1,607
1981 33 1,744
1980 33 1,747
1979 33 1,731
1978 25 1,987
1977 21 2,240
1976 24 2,024
1975 22 2,087
1974 34 1,506
1973 25 1,796
1972 27 1,704
1971 27 1,725
1970 24 1,821
1969 28 1,544
1968 24 1,625
1967 26 1,524
1966 38 1,225
1965 19 1,833
1964 18 1,935
1963 26 1,562
1962 12 2,436
1961 18 1,972
1960 22 1,749
1959 19 1,887
1958 22 1,705
1957 15 2,141
1956 16 2,046
1955 15 2,085
1954 15 2,077
1953 20 1,741
1952 6 3,549
1951 14 2,097
1950 17 1,848
1949 11 2,400
1948 7 3,151
1947 14 2,114
1946 13 2,086
1945 6 3,152
1944 7 2,985
1943 19 1,668
1942 13 2,092
1941 11 2,265
1940 13 2,034
1939 7 2,975
1938 7 3,018
1937 8 2,776
1936 5 3,800
1935 12 2,190
1934 12 2,183
1933 7 3,144
1932 14 2,048
1931 9 2,764
1930 17 1,862
1929 7 3,392
1928 15 2,103
1927 8 3,297
1926 16 2,027
1925 14 2,259
1924 14 2,292
1923 22 1,671
1922 20 1,792
1921 12 2,554
1920 17 2,003
1919 19 1,780
1918 30 1,303
1917 16 1,943
1916 19 1,668
1915 17 1,745
1914 11 2,039
1913 9 2,015
1912 11 1,576
1911 5 1,874
1910 5 1,718
1909 7 1,215
1908 < 5 --
1907 < 5 --
1906 < 5 --
1905 < 5 --
1904 < 5 --
1903 < 5 --
1902 5 1,223
1901 < 5 --
1900 < 5 --
1899 < 5 --
1898 7 939
1897 < 5 --
1896 < 5 --
1895 < 5 --
1894 < 5 --
1893 6 968
1892 6 1,018
1891 < 5 --
1890 7 847
1889 6 928
1888 < 5 --
1887 < 5 --
1886 6 902
1885 < 5 --
1884 9 680
1883 < 5 --
1882 < 5 --
1881 < 5 --
1880 < 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.