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Judith Name Popularity

    

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How popular is Judith?

In 2017 the less frequently given name Judith, ranked the 846th Most Popular Girls Name in the United States.

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

Its highest popularity RANKING of #4 was reached in 1940.

However, the name was bestowed upon the greatest number of babies in 1943 with 25,209 occurrences.

The least amount of newborns dubbed Judith in any given year was 5 in 1880.

Decidely upward trends in the number of babies given the name Judith occurred roughly during the years 1888-1894, 1897-1900, 1903-1916, 1919-1926, and 1927-1942, whereas clearly downward trends happened around 1947-1976.

For a number of years, the name Judith has been moving downward in popularity. In recent years however, the number of babies given the name Judith has remained about the same.

What does the future hold for the popularity of Judith?

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

The name Judith 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.

Relative to what it once was, Judith is very rarely used as a given name.

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   Judith (Girl)Judith (Boy)
Year %No. of Babies Given NamePopul. RankNo. of Babies Given NamePopul. Rank
2017 319 846 < 5 --
2016 313 891 < 5 --
2015 293 928 < 5 --
2014 280 955 < 5 --
2013 252 992 < 5 --
2012 293 898 < 5 --
2011 317 833 < 5 --
2010 302 878 < 5 --
2009 370 768 < 5 --
2008 416 715 < 5 --
2007 453 653 < 5 --
2006 506 579 < 5 --
2005 525 547 < 5 --
2004 529 538 < 5 --
2003 427 628 < 5 --
2002 441 586 < 5 --
2001 446 574 < 5 --
2000 412 617 < 5 --
1999 485 523 < 5 --
1998 454 547 < 5 --
1997 489 504 < 5 --
1996 470 508 < 5 --
1995 486 504 < 5 --
1994 489 508 < 5 --
1993 563 442 5 9,435
1992 527 468 6 7,932
1991 561 452 8 6,223
1990 545 453 < 5 --
1989 515 469 10 4,996
1988 518 439 6 6,833
1987 526 425 10 4,411
1986 532 414 10 4,295
1985 551 408 < 5 --
1984 567 386 8 4,759
1983 613 367 7 5,182
1982 708 338 8 4,803
1981 666 352 5 6,773
1980 597 387 < 5 --
1979 611 371 < 5 --
1978 627 347 < 5 --
1977 708 333 7 4,850
1976 746 308 < 5 --
1975 853 284 < 5 --
1974 893 282 < 5 --
1973 1,012 250 8 3,888
1972 1,262 220 7 4,202
1971 1,452 208 6 4,660
1970 1,670 193 14 2,572
1969 2,076 157 10 2,957
1968 2,291 140 13 2,389
1967 2,664 130 10 2,687
1966 3,215 110 9 2,880
1965 3,583 102 10 2,689
1964 4,192 98 16 2,073
1963 4,738 91 10 2,762
1962 5,183 86 12 2,442
1961 5,688 83 10 2,798
1960 6,148 74 16 2,076
1959 6,567 70 20 1,836
1958 7,108 62 9 2,928
1957 8,025 53 25 1,608
1956 9,110 45 19 1,857
1955 10,430 31 20 1,759
1954 11,196 30 20 1,732
1953 11,965 30 20 1,743
1952 14,062 25 23 1,601
1951 14,933 25 22 1,621
1950 15,355 21 18 1,779
1949 17,610 16 24 1,527
1948 17,786 15 28 1,390
1947 21,998 12 39 1,168
1946 22,307 10 59 859
1945 20,188 9 58 825
1944 22,432 8 65 777
1943 25,209 7 89 679
1942 24,790 7 75 742
1941 23,317 6 91 641
1940 22,380 4 82 671
1939 16,626 8 75 689
1938 10,875 12 42 984
1937 6,146 34 35 1,110
1936 4,580 43 12 2,126
1935 3,873 54 8 2,825
1934 2,459 94 7 3,143
1933 1,868 119 6 3,469
1932 1,433 144 < 5 --
1931 1,098 167 < 5 --
1930 943 202 8 3,153
1929 661 241 < 5 --
1928 641 252 < 5 --
1927 622 266 < 5 --
1926 651 260 < 5 --
1925 554 285 < 5 --
1924 450 315 < 5 --
1923 461 299 < 5 --
1922 412 321 < 5 --
1921 351 351 < 5 --
1920 370 341 < 5 --
1919 303 373 < 5 --
1918 331 357 < 5 --
1917 280 381 < 5 --
1916 295 359 < 5 --
1915 254 381 < 5 --
1914 164 416 < 5 --
1913 137 423 < 5 --
1912 118 433 < 5 --
1911 95 414 < 5 --
1910 67 498 < 5 --
1909 58 489 < 5 --
1908 50 515 < 5 --
1907 53 492 < 5 --
1906 41 550 < 5 --
1905 38 568 < 5 --
1904 38 540 < 5 --
1903 33 567 < 5 --
1902 41 497 < 5 --
1901 24 653 < 5 --
1900 56 451 < 5 --
1899 35 503 < 5 --
1898 44 469 < 5 --
1897 37 473 < 5 --
1896 38 474 < 5 --
1895 32 525 < 5 --
1894 35 480 < 5 --
1893 27 539 < 5 --
1892 25 558 < 5 --
1891 28 490 < 5 --
1890 22 567 < 5 --
1889 22 549 < 5 --
1888 16 652 < 5 --
1887 19 519 < 5 --
1886 14 622 < 5 --
1885 14 594 < 5 --
1884 19 469 < 5 --
1883 15 505 < 5 --
1882 8 713 < 5 --
1881 10 561 < 5 --
1880 5 882 < 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.