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Jill Name Popularity

    

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How popular is Jill?

In 2017 the rare name Jill, ranked the 3,702nd Most Popular Girls Name in the United States.

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

It reached its highest popularity RANKING of #41 in 1977.

However, the name was bestowed upon the greatest number of babies in 1966 with 7,868 occurrences.

The least amount of newborns dubbed Jill in any given year was less than 5, most recently in 1916.

Decidely upward trends in the number of babies given the name Jill occurred roughly during the years 1920-1960, and 1961-1965, whereas clearly downward trends happened around 1979-2002, and 2006-2012.

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

Jill's popularity has been spiralling downward for some time. In recent years however, the number of babies given the name Jill has remained about the same.

What does the future hold for the popularity of Jill?

Overall, when compared to its most prominent year, the name's popularity is at an extremely low point.

The name Jill is very unique and has recently started to plateu at its present level but may also begin to make a more decisive move up or down.

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

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   Jill (Girl)Jill (Boy)
Year %No. of Babies Given NamePopul. RankNo. of Babies Given NamePopul. Rank
2017 41 3,702 < 5 --
2016 32 4,461 < 5 --
2015 36 4,091 < 5 --
2014 52 3,154 < 5 --
2013 46 3,422 < 5 --
2012 43 3,671 < 5 --
2011 55 3,070 < 5 --
2010 71 2,571 < 5 --
2009 82 2,361 < 5 --
2008 91 2,193 < 5 --
2007 93 2,153 < 5 --
2006 142 1,540 < 5 --
2005 113 1,745 < 5 --
2004 120 1,622 < 5 --
2003 153 1,336 < 5 --
2002 139 1,387 < 5 --
2001 186 1,128 < 5 --
2000 215 988 < 5 --
1999 213 972 < 5 --
1998 263 809 < 5 --
1997 314 690 < 5 --
1996 344 650 < 5 --
1995 408 565 < 5 --
1994 462 532 < 5 --
1993 546 457 < 5 --
1992 647 397 < 5 --
1991 721 357 < 5 --
1990 834 329 < 5 --
1989 1,057 255 < 5 --
1988 1,333 197 < 5 --
1987 1,409 197 5 7,502
1986 1,773 159 7 5,605
1985 2,038 143 7 5,421
1984 2,327 120 6 5,933
1983 2,788 98 12 3,510
1982 3,270 89 14 3,192
1981 3,856 78 8 4,722
1980 4,556 66 12 3,503
1979 5,193 52 24 2,128
1978 5,675 46 20 2,325
1977 6,239 41 16 2,727
1976 5,284 52 16 2,654
1975 5,728 46 20 2,252
1974 5,060 58 17 2,400
1973 4,539 62 13 2,782
1972 4,825 62 14 2,589
1971 5,725 59 11 3,054
1970 6,807 52 25 1,767
1969 6,667 51 19 1,940
1968 7,522 46 18 1,924
1967 7,402 50 19 1,833
1966 7,868 49 15 2,092
1965 7,821 51 26 1,540
1964 7,240 61 16 2,071
1963 6,303 68 12 2,475
1962 6,170 72 14 2,235
1961 6,133 74 17 2,033
1960 6,018 76 10 2,767
1959 5,554 86 16 2,072
1958 4,802 98 < 5 --
1957 4,731 100 9 2,911
1956 4,577 101 10 2,705
1955 4,220 102 16 2,005
1954 3,967 107 8 3,059
1953 3,388 114 < 5 --
1952 3,052 118 5 3,997
1951 2,567 130 < 5 --
1950 2,196 141 < 5 --
1949 1,947 152 < 5 --
1948 1,887 150 5 3,924
1947 1,859 156 7 3,227
1946 1,625 166 < 5 --
1945 1,158 177 < 5 --
1944 1,037 194 7 2,986
1943 811 237 6 3,382
1942 663 269 < 5 --
1941 490 294 < 5 --
1940 389 322 < 5 --
1939 323 362 < 5 --
1938 265 414 < 5 --
1937 184 481 < 5 --
1936 180 478 < 5 --
1935 151 523 < 5 --
1934 149 532 < 5 --
1933 112 615 < 5 --
1932 84 736 < 5 --
1931 72 800 < 5 --
1930 58 965 < 5 --
1929 54 986 < 5 --
1928 36 1,278 < 5 --
1927 38 1,288 < 5 --
1926 34 1,373 < 5 --
1925 17 2,239 < 5 --
1924 17 2,255 < 5 --
1923 20 1,982 < 5 --
1922 15 2,429 < 5 --
1921 11 3,038 < 5 --
1920 14 2,518 < 5 --
1919 15 2,320 < 5 --
1918 6 4,553 < 5 --
1917 6 4,337 < 5 --
1916 < 5 -- < 5 --
1915 5 4,598 < 5 --
1914 5 3,899 < 5 --
1913 5 3,426 < 5 --
1912 5 3,191 < 5 --
1911 < 5 -- < 5 --
1910 6 2,277 < 5 --
1909 < 5 -- < 5 --
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1907 < 5 -- < 5 --
1906 5 2,082 < 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.