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Justin Name Popularity

    

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How popular is Justin?

In 2017 the somewhat popular name Justin, ranked the 126th Most Popular Boys Name in the United States.

Presently one of the top 250 most popular, Justin has been less popular than the top 1000 in the past.

Its highest popularity ranking of #7 was reached in 1988 with 35,042 occurrences.

In any year, the least number of babies named Justin was less than 5, most recently in 1887.

Decidely upward trends in the number of babies given the name Justin occurred roughly during the years 1906-1915, 1951-1961, and 1964-1982, whereas unequivocal downward movement occurred about 1988-2005, and 2006-2016.

For a number of years, the name Justin has been spiralling downward in popularity. Of late, continuing the trend, the number of parents selecting the name Justin for their newborn has dropped.

What does the future hold for the popularity of Justin?

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

The name Justin is favored by many parents but will probably continue to drift downward in popularity.

Relative to what it once was, Justin is much less frequently used as a given name.

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   Justin (Girl)Justin (Boy)
Year %No. of Babies Given NamePopul. RankNo. of Babies Given NamePopul. Rank
2017 < 5 -- 3,121 126
2016 6 15,156 3,549 113
2015 5 17,668 3,714 110
2014 5 17,728 4,022 96
2013 10 10,582 4,866 85
2012 16 7,611 5,888 74
2011 13 8,867 7,109 59
2010 11 10,089 7,845 50
2009 16 7,861 8,623 46
2008 21 6,438 9,356 44
2007 16 7,891 10,045 45
2006 16 7,654 9,966 45
2005 19 6,398 10,510 36
2004 50 3,098 11,873 30
2003 30 4,350 13,651 27
2002 33 3,923 14,902 22
2001 37 3,588 16,230 22
2000 48 2,957 17,779 19
1999 51 2,713 18,275 20
1998 50 2,711 17,971 20
1997 36 3,257 18,744 20
1996 58 2,295 20,008 20
1995 79 1,810 21,579 18
1994 64 2,133 20,934 20
1993 74 1,908 21,538 20
1992 87 1,723 23,612 18
1991 107 1,479 26,787 14
1990 138 1,220 30,638 9
1989 198 915 32,842 8
1988 241 779 35,042 7
1987 253 716 31,490 9
1986 244 728 26,627 14
1985 182 882 25,541 15
1984 180 852 26,766 13
1983 217 751 28,302 12
1982 201 803 29,106 12
1981 182 854 27,311 12
1980 161 929 26,757 13
1979 127 1,080 17,403 22
1978 118 1,108 14,193 28
1977 67 1,601 12,015 30
1976 67 1,527 10,157 33
1975 66 1,536 8,893 37
1974 39 2,109 7,429 43
1973 39 2,074 6,077 51
1972 26 2,702 4,972 60
1971 19 3,418 3,059 103
1970 26 2,738 2,382 138
1969 17 3,378 1,666 167
1968 12 4,102 1,109 211
1967 8 5,174 626 292
1966 < 5 -- 507 336
1965 < 5 -- 460 354
1964 < 5 -- 494 353
1963 < 5 -- 501 348
1962 < 5 -- 512 348
1961 < 5 -- 484 362
1960 < 5 -- 361 418
1959 < 5 -- 346 429
1958 < 5 -- 304 448
1957 < 5 -- 299 446
1956 < 5 -- 278 456
1955 < 5 -- 248 469
1954 < 5 -- 210 501
1953 < 5 -- 172 542
1952 < 5 -- 175 531
1951 < 5 -- 135 599
1950 < 5 -- 128 605
1949 < 5 -- 174 506
1948 < 5 -- 138 569
1947 < 5 -- 148 553
1946 < 5 -- 141 540
1945 < 5 -- 122 541
1944 < 5 -- 106 596
1943 < 5 -- 105 617
1942 < 5 -- 107 609
1941 < 5 -- 93 633
1940 < 5 -- 84 663
1939 < 5 -- 91 609
1938 < 5 -- 84 654
1937 < 5 -- 72 708
1936 < 5 -- 61 784
1935 < 5 -- 71 728
1934 < 5 -- 68 742
1933 < 5 -- 99 585
1932 < 5 -- 83 672
1931 < 5 -- 77 685
1930 < 5 -- 113 563
1929 < 5 -- 108 576
1928 < 5 -- 121 557
1927 < 5 -- 139 520
1926 < 5 -- 125 544
1925 < 5 -- 132 534
1924 < 5 -- 161 489
1923 5 5,325 122 568
1922 < 5 -- 140 528
1921 < 5 -- 137 533
1920 < 5 -- 107 610
1919 < 5 -- 156 480
1918 < 5 -- 144 498
1917 < 5 -- 142 482
1916 < 5 -- 123 513
1915 < 5 -- 122 505
1914 < 5 -- 81 552
1913 < 5 -- 60 561
1912 < 5 -- 67 483
1911 < 5 -- 25 620
1910 < 5 -- 18 721
1909 < 5 -- 14 787
1908 < 5 -- 18 622
1907 < 5 -- 15 686
1906 < 5 -- 14 662
1905 < 5 -- 15 625
1904 < 5 -- 16 579
1903 < 5 -- 12 678
1902 < 5 -- 9 829
1901 < 5 -- 8 812
1900 < 5 -- 18 594
1899 < 5 -- 9 754
1898 < 5 -- 16 530
1897 < 5 -- 13 597
1896 < 5 -- 17 511
1895 < 5 -- 6 1,030
1894 < 5 -- 15 529
1893 < 5 -- 14 523
1892 < 5 -- 7 909
1891 < 5 -- 8 736
1890 < 5 -- 13 551
1889 < 5 -- 8 756
1888 < 5 -- 9 729
1887 < 5 -- < 5 --
1886 < 5 -- 8 728
1885 < 5 -- 9 674
1884 < 5 -- 6 917
1883 < 5 -- < 5 --
1882 < 5 -- < 5 --
1881 < 5 -- 7 748
1880 < 5 -- 8 715

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.