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Kensley Name Popularity

    

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How popular is Kensley?

The less frequently given name Kensley was the 523rd Most Popular Girls Name in the United States in 2016.

This top 1000 contender has seen rankings outside of the top 1000.

Position 523, its highest popularity ranking, was reached for the first time this year with 591 occurrences.

The least number of children given the name Kensley was less than 5, most recently in 1986.

Kensley, decisively moved upwards in popularity around the years 1992-1997, 1998-2002, and 2003-2015.

Kensley became more popular as a girls name in 1987.

Where is the name Kensley popularity headed?

Kensley's popularity is at or near its highest point when measured against its most notable year.

The popularity trend for Kensley has been soaring upward for a while. , continuing the trend, the number of children named Kensley lately has risen.

The name Kensley still has a solid footing and will probably continue to rise upward in popularity.

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   Kensley (Girl)Kensley (Boy)
Year %No. of Babies Given NamePopul. RankNo. of Babies Given NamePopul. Rank
2016 591 523 12 6,898
2015 445 640 8 9,163
2014 480 604 14 6,141
2013 441 635 16 5,528
2012 380 728 13 6,498
2011 319 828 12 6,809
2010 239 1,043 16 5,610
2009 183 1,319 14 6,278
2008 173 1,382 17 5,370
2007 131 1,685 6 11,700
2006 80 2,358 10 7,738
2005 66 2,592 6 10,823
2004 75 2,315 8 8,560
2003 67 2,453 5 11,885
2002 69 2,340 6 10,087
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2000 41 3,302 < 5 --
1999 33 3,669 < 5 --
1998 38 3,258 8 7,231
1997 36 3,267 8 6,964
1996 28 3,886 6 8,494
1995 18 5,319 5 9,632
1994 16 5,854 7 7,388
1993 13 6,835 < 5 --
1992 11 7,774 < 5 --
1991 14 6,420 < 5 --
1990 8 9,696 5 8,839
1989 8 9,169 6 7,453
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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.