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Katie Name Popularity

    

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How popular is Katie?

The somewhat popular name Katie was the 409th Most Popular Girls Name in the United States in 2017.

This top 500 contender has enjoyed a rank in the top 500 since 1880, when the Social Security Administration began keeping records.

Position 38, its highest popularity ranking, was reached for the first time in 1986 and as recently as 1987.

The name was given to the greatest number of children in 1986 with 8,332 occurrences.

The least amount of newborns dubbed Katie in any given year was 279 in 1881.

Approximately during the years 1907-1910, 1911-1914, 1971-1981, and 1982-1985, the name Katie took a definitive turn upwards in popularity whereas clearly downward trends happened around 2008-2016.

Where is the name Katie popularity headed?

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

The popularity trend for Katie has been spiralling downward for a while. In recent years, continuing the trend, the number of babies given the name Katie has dropped.

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

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

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   Katie (Girl)Katie (Boy)
Year %No. of Babies Given NamePopul. RankNo. of Babies Given NamePopul. Rank
2017 770 409 < 5 --
2016 890 363 < 5 --
2015 1,053 308 < 5 --
2014 1,161 280 < 5 --
2013 1,316 244 < 5 --
2012 1,446 219 < 5 --
2011 1,666 190 < 5 --
2010 1,898 161 5 13,292
2009 2,246 143 < 5 --
2008 2,667 126 5 13,583
2007 2,993 114 8 9,338
2006 3,088 107 < 5 --
2005 3,164 99 9 7,990
2004 3,202 102 9 7,874
2003 3,192 107 < 5 --
2002 3,225 103 < 5 --
2001 3,264 100 < 5 --
2000 3,393 97 < 5 --
1999 3,529 92 < 5 --
1998 3,730 88 5 10,472
1997 3,852 88 < 5 --
1996 4,318 82 < 5 --
1995 4,477 77 5 9,601
1994 4,979 70 7 7,366
1993 5,455 63 6 8,151
1992 6,110 54 6 7,955
1991 6,419 53 14 4,126
1990 6,514 53 16 3,694
1989 7,288 45 21 2,951
1988 7,766 40 15 3,442
1987 8,193 38 18 2,889
1986 8,332 38 38 1,679
1985 7,993 39 28 2,045
1984 7,170 44 25 2,131
1983 6,702 45 20 2,456
1982 6,679 45 27 2,030
1981 6,598 44 23 2,239
1980 6,135 44 27 2,028
1979 4,509 63 11 3,695
1978 3,423 90 7 4,790
1977 2,505 115 8 4,390
1976 1,592 163 6 5,275
1975 1,294 194 5 5,904
1974 1,109 229 < 5 --
1973 806 294 < 5 --
1972 775 311 < 5 --
1971 758 336 < 5 --
1970 703 356 < 5 --
1969 617 374 < 5 --
1968 457 447 < 5 --
1967 419 463 < 5 --
1966 452 442 < 5 --
1965 453 445 < 5 --
1964 520 430 < 5 --
1963 545 412 < 5 --
1962 564 408 < 5 --
1961 595 397 < 5 --
1960 594 388 < 5 --
1959 658 373 < 5 --
1958 556 388 < 5 --
1957 512 410 < 5 --
1956 484 412 < 5 --
1955 477 401 < 5 --
1954 500 384 < 5 --
1953 532 370 < 5 --
1952 484 375 < 5 --
1951 547 339 < 5 --
1950 506 352 < 5 --
1949 659 301 < 5 --
1948 622 306 < 5 --
1947 586 323 < 5 --
1946 598 300 < 5 --
1945 576 289 7 2,876
1944 564 288 < 5 --
1943 637 279 < 5 --
1942 652 272 < 5 --
1941 650 253 5 3,770
1940 636 250 < 5 --
1939 648 247 6 3,294
1938 642 248 < 5 --
1937 607 255 8 2,783
1936 632 247 < 5 --
1935 731 229 < 5 --
1934 711 237 9 2,659
1933 743 224 6 3,471
1932 754 222 6 3,575
1931 753 220 < 5 --
1930 737 226 6 3,808
1929 759 222 5 4,287
1928 826 218 < 5 --
1927 884 214 11 2,619
1926 853 216 7 3,565
1925 1,004 202 10 2,848
1924 972 204 < 5 --
1923 951 206 7 3,652
1922 1,051 194 < 5 --
1921 976 206 < 5 --
1920 1,121 184 5 4,638
1919 1,073 183 < 5 --
1918 1,013 195 < 5 --
1917 927 199 5 4,283
1916 935 191 < 5 --
1915 937 181 < 5 --
1914 861 167 7 2,792
1913 674 171 5 3,053
1912 732 149 < 5 --
1911 595 139 < 5 --
1910 672 122 < 5 --
1909 534 133 < 5 --
1908 531 131 < 5 --
1907 539 122 < 5 --
1906 498 125 < 5 --
1905 553 113 5 1,334
1904 494 120 < 5 --
1903 512 111 < 5 --
1902 572 102 < 5 --
1901 453 116 < 5 --
1900 618 107 < 5 --
1899 459 108 < 5 --
1898 580 104 < 5 --
1897 492 105 < 5 --
1896 516 99 < 5 --
1895 536 100 < 5 --
1894 525 95 < 5 --
1893 504 96 < 5 --
1892 563 86 5 1,166
1891 494 90 < 5 --
1890 509 87 < 5 --
1889 502 80 < 5 --
1888 516 80 < 5 --
1887 440 77 < 5 --
1886 431 80 < 5 --
1885 388 81 < 5 --
1884 360 83 < 5 --
1883 361 78 < 5 --
1882 327 78 < 5 --
1881 279 83 < 5 --
1880 303 76 < 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.