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Jessie Name Popularity

    

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How popular is Jessie?

In 2017 the less frequently given name Jessie, ranked the 657th Most Popular Girls Name in the United States.

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

Its highest popularity RANKING of #35 was reached in 1881.

But, the greatest number of babies were given the name in 1918 with 3,591 occurrences.

The least number of children given the name Jessie was 317 in 1972.

Jessie, decisively moved upwards in popularity around the years 1885-1888, 1909-1915, 1977-1981, and 1991-1994, whereas 1927-1931, 1932-1935, 1942-1945, 1946-1949, 1958-1961, and 1965-1968 were years of successive downward movement.

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

For a number of years, the name Jessie has been moving downward in popularity. however, the number of children named Jessie lately has remained about the same.

What does the future hold for the popularity of Jessie?

Jessie's popularity is at a very low point when measured against its most notable year.

The name Jessie still has a solid footing and has recently started to plateu at its present level but may also begin to make a more decisive move up or down.

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   Jessie (Girl)Jessie (Boy)
Year %No. of Babies Given NamePopul. RankNo. of Babies Given NamePopul. Rank
2017 450 657 214 963
2016 459 642 243 892
2015 468 615 233 919
2014 506 587 282 809
2013 479 593 323 722
2012 447 639 338 701
2011 408 688 332 697
2010 419 684 406 610
2009 421 692 460 575
2008 493 624 488 540
2007 496 604 533 497
2006 529 558 546 484
2005 507 567 590 443
2004 607 484 571 454
2003 618 477 627 410
2002 675 432 653 397
2001 611 453 593 419
2000 719 399 533 446
1999 739 384 581 408
1998 744 379 642 385
1997 846 338 753 342
1996 980 296 874 301
1995 1,138 249 903 294
1994 1,255 226 984 276
1993 1,108 250 1,082 266
1992 1,096 256 1,048 273
1991 1,116 249 1,176 242
1990 1,117 253 1,255 231
1989 1,147 239 1,133 235
1988 1,160 227 1,082 227
1987 1,222 215 1,162 214
1986 1,277 204 1,117 215
1985 1,112 234 1,131 213
1984 992 251 1,095 211
1983 888 269 1,161 205
1982 1,144 225 1,330 190
1981 1,210 219 1,251 197
1980 813 303 1,097 220
1979 721 324 1,023 223
1978 643 339 895 235
1977 486 420 933 231
1976 448 440 823 246
1975 392 473 771 257
1974 358 492 750 259
1973 352 495 752 258
1972 317 533 756 261
1971 359 517 758 278
1970 336 552 729 288
1969 324 549 772 268
1968 320 535 716 276
1967 373 495 798 252
1966 476 425 903 236
1965 473 434 874 252
1964 410 477 907 254
1963 400 485 905 254
1962 445 463 938 251
1961 469 451 950 254
1960 509 434 935 261
1959 584 392 959 258
1958 589 375 1,019 245
1957 632 361 1,064 232
1956 684 335 1,049 227
1955 747 313 964 229
1954 762 305 994 220
1953 900 276 1,067 208
1952 877 272 1,035 207
1951 941 249 988 206
1950 937 244 1,019 202
1949 1,031 231 1,023 200
1948 1,070 227 1,094 185
1947 1,157 219 1,048 195
1946 1,173 207 1,020 181
1945 1,107 185 941 175
1944 1,216 177 1,032 167
1943 1,313 177 1,099 166
1942 1,391 168 1,003 167
1941 1,356 165 1,037 162
1940 1,334 158 1,020 162
1939 1,396 155 1,058 154
1938 1,475 150 971 163
1937 1,552 143 1,040 148
1936 1,586 140 1,013 151
1935 1,618 135 1,103 140
1934 1,793 129 1,091 144
1933 1,807 127 1,077 143
1932 1,895 126 1,282 137
1931 1,930 122 1,267 135
1930 2,196 114 1,330 133
1929 2,257 110 1,327 129
1928 2,422 109 1,417 124
1927 2,858 95 1,462 123
1926 2,921 93 1,481 124
1925 2,951 97 1,467 123
1924 3,147 91 1,459 124
1923 2,995 93 1,483 119
1922 3,182 87 1,592 111
1921 3,225 91 1,517 117
1920 3,329 84 1,590 111
1919 3,530 75 1,473 108
1918 3,591 75 1,412 120
1917 3,465 70 1,361 114
1916 3,414 68 1,269 117
1915 3,356 66 1,240 114
1914 2,861 64 949 117
1913 2,475 61 758 114
1912 2,052 65 692 109
1911 1,550 66 500 79
1910 1,541 63 516 72
1909 1,321 63 432 73
1908 1,382 58 355 77
1907 1,314 60 386 71
1906 1,247 58 323 77
1905 1,315 57 338 74
1904 1,197 60 313 76
1903 1,202 55 280 78
1902 1,240 54 323 73
1901 1,116 55 231 85
1900 1,422 53 397 69
1899 1,081 54 261 70
1898 1,244 55 267 78
1897 1,191 52 234 79
1896 1,103 57 229 89
1895 1,300 48 245 79
1894 1,120 55 255 79
1893 1,216 48 214 85
1892 1,246 46 251 79
1891 1,119 48 227 75
1890 1,250 43 241 73
1889 1,196 43 207 86
1888 1,200 43 254 78
1887 1,012 41 182 86
1886 1,003 41 181 89
1885 952 40 202 81
1884 888 42 177 90
1883 833 40 151 89
1882 806 37 192 84
1881 661 35 143 91
1880 635 36 154 90

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.