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Joey Name Popularity

    

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How popular is Joey?

In 2018 the less frequently given name Joey, ranked the 742nd Most Popular Boys Name in the United States.

Presently one of the top 1000 most popular, Joey has been less popular than the top 1000 in the past.

Position 194, its highest popularity RANKING, was reached in 1976.

However, the name was bestowed upon the greatest number of babies in 1962 with 1,527 occurrences.

The least number of children given the name Joey was less than 5, most recently in 1918.

Decidely upward trends in the number of babies given the name Joey occurred roughly during the years 1925-1930, 1931-1935, 1936-1943, 1944-1947, and 1948-1962, whereas 1969-1972, and 1993-1996 were years of successive downward movement.

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

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

What does the future hold for the popularity of Joey?

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

The name Joey still has a solid footing but will probably continue to drift downward in popularity.

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   Joey (Girl)Joey (Boy)
Year %No. of Babies Given NamePopul. RankNo. of Babies Given NamePopul. Rank
2018 151 1,447 318 742
2017 145 1,521 298 785
2016 153 1,489 354 695
2015 95 2,063 316 759
2014 117 1,769 369 683
2013 73 2,464 381 644
2012 83 2,268 404 609
2011 90 2,130 407 606
2010 102 1,962 405 612
2009 99 2,066 407 616
2008 110 1,918 447 576
2007 133 1,665 470 547
2006 127 1,665 474 532
2005 146 1,457 482 510
2004 121 1,609 508 488
2003 132 1,479 494 496
2002 92 1,925 448 509
2001 95 1,853 435 518
2000 80 2,066 481 485
1999 70 2,160 449 490
1998 71 2,071 403 517
1997 56 2,373 441 486
1996 49 2,572 470 461
1995 67 2,036 507 450
1994 53 2,426 554 411
1993 53 2,399 653 362
1992 54 2,412 573 401
1991 60 2,200 652 362
1990 44 2,666 684 352
1989 42 2,684 605 370
1988 47 2,343 618 343
1987 39 2,590 721 299
1986 45 2,283 656 309
1985 48 2,190 763 274
1984 58 1,847 741 281
1983 80 1,456 791 261
1982 74 1,591 1,001 232
1981 101 1,274 1,072 225
1980 126 1,101 1,155 212
1979 173 881 1,095 215
1978 147 951 1,072 207
1977 198 764 1,213 195
1976 203 722 1,161 194
1975 224 673 840 249
1974 232 658 855 239
1973 208 708 873 240
1972 185 754 911 236
1971 167 829 1,070 219
1970 198 745 1,138 217
1969 142 886 1,190 210
1968 145 851 1,111 210
1967 83 1,166 1,068 210
1966 55 1,499 1,031 217
1965 26 2,369 1,121 214
1964 33 2,084 1,365 203
1963 18 3,007 1,383 207
1962 43 1,744 1,527 200
1961 29 2,213 1,258 220
1960 23 2,546 1,206 229
1959 26 2,259 1,120 240
1958 40 1,706 1,071 237
1957 43 1,646 1,034 239
1956 29 2,023 946 239
1955 26 2,137 695 271
1954 30 1,919 501 324
1953 28 1,948 329 385
1952 17 2,615 242 454
1951 26 1,939 196 482
1950 27 1,853 188 491
1949 15 2,671 154 538
1948 15 2,648 153 537
1947 14 2,823 174 516
1946 16 2,428 121 585
1945 20 1,907 120 546
1944 20 1,937 137 519
1943 14 2,490 131 548
1942 22 1,830 96 655
1941 8 3,392 52 882
1940 5 4,680 64 775
1939 9 3,020 50 874
1938 11 2,659 31 1,183
1937 11 2,630 38 1,045
1936 12 2,441 31 1,196
1935 9 3,037 35 1,112
1934 11 2,644 26 1,342
1933 14 2,211 22 1,479
1932 12 2,565 28 1,308
1931 7 3,674 24 1,440
1930 5 4,889 24 1,515
1929 6 4,319 16 1,967
1928 7 3,966 19 1,797
1927 5 5,198 14 2,244
1926 6 4,562 15 2,134
1925 8 3,853 11 2,671
1924 9 3,515 14 2,297
1923 8 3,796 5 4,546
1922 6 4,717 12 2,565
1921 11 3,039 8 3,353
1920 < 5 -- 5 4,631
1919 7 4,040 8 3,258
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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.