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Kale Name Popularity

    

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How popular is Kale?

The uncommon name Kale was the 1,606th Most Popular Boys Name in the United States in 2016.

Kale, although not presently in the top 1000, did once enjoy higher rankings.

It reached its highest popularity ranking of #504 in 2008 with 544 occurrences.

In any year, the least number of babies named Kale was less than 5, most recently in 1955.

Approximately during the years 1966-1970, 1979-1987, 1995-1998, and 1999-2008, the name Kale took a definitive turn upwards in popularity whereas unequivocal downward movement occurred about 2011-2015.

Where is the name Kale popularity headed?

Currently, the name is at a very low point when compared to its most popular year.

Kale's popularity has remained mostly unchanged for some time. Of late however, the number of parents selecting the name Kale for their newborn has dropped dramatically.

The name Kale is still rare and has recently started to drift downward in popularity.

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   Kale (Girl)Kale (Boy)
Year %No. of Babies Given NamePopul. RankNo. of Babies Given NamePopul. Rank
2016 < 5 -- 100 1,606
2015 < 5 -- 175 1,103
2014 < 5 -- 216 971
2013 5 17,845 258 829
2012 11 10,033 325 720
2011 5 18,099 424 590
2010 13 8,945 423 590
2009 15 8,232 521 517
2008 23 6,019 544 504
2007 18 7,233 382 634
2006 23 5,810 272 767
2005 10 10,499 264 753
2004 < 5 -- 225 801
2003 5 16,977 184 906
2002 < 5 -- 179 903
2001 6 14,372 158 975
2000 6 13,987 150 990
1999 6 13,457 128 1,065
1998 5 15,258 137 998
1997 7 11,397 103 1,173
1996 < 5 -- 93 1,210
1995 < 5 -- 94 1,196
1994 < 5 -- 107 1,082
1993 8 10,011 108 1,072
1992 6 12,456 100 1,103
1991 < 5 -- 91 1,158
1990 8 9,657 108 1,021
1989 6 11,471 93 1,098
1988 6 10,983 108 920
1987 6 10,444 119 859
1986 < 5 -- 83 1,017
1985 8 7,892 92 954
1984 6 9,644 65 1,126
1983 9 6,965 49 1,339
1982 < 5 -- 42 1,501
1981 < 5 -- 51 1,300
1980 < 5 -- 43 1,455
1979 5 10,895 37 1,584
1978 < 5 -- 44 1,402
1977 < 5 -- 36 1,559
1976 < 5 -- 32 1,661
1975 < 5 -- 36 1,489
1974 < 5 -- 30 1,635
1973 < 5 -- 32 1,524
1972 < 5 -- 20 2,044
1971 < 5 -- 27 1,727
1970 < 5 -- 28 1,639
1969 < 5 -- 17 2,092
1968 < 5 -- 16 2,068
1967 < 5 -- 13 2,292
1966 < 5 -- 9 2,882
1965 < 5 -- 7 3,403
1964 < 5 -- 9 2,959
1963 < 5 -- 14 2,258
1962 < 5 -- 16 2,078
1961 < 5 -- 8 3,223
1960 < 5 -- 9 2,971
1959 < 5 -- 5 4,286
1958 < 5 -- 7 3,415
1957 < 5 -- 7 3,401
1956 < 5 -- 12 2,431
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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.