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Koa Name Popularity

    

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How popular is Koa?

The less frequently given name Koa was the 816th Most Popular Boys Name in the United States in 2018.

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

Its highest popularity ranking of #816 was reached for the first time this year with 273 occurrences.

The least amount of newborns dubbed Koa in any given year was less than 5, most recently in 1991.

Decidely upward trends in the number of babies given the name Koa occurred roughly during the years 1994-2008, and 2009-2017.

Sometimes the name Koa has been more popular as a girls name and sometimes it has been more popular as a boys.

Where is the name Koa popularity headed?

Overall, when compared to its most prominent year, the name's popularity is at or near its highest point.

For a number of years, the name Koa has been soaring upward in popularity. In recent years, continuing the trend, the number of babies given the name Koa has risen significantly.

The name Koa is used by only a select few but will probably continue to rise upward in popularity.

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   Koa (Girl)Koa (Boy)
Year %No. of Babies Given NamePopul. RankNo. of Babies Given NamePopul. Rank
2018 16 7,211 273 816
2017 22 5,730 222 937
2016 8 12,328 152 1,227
2015 11 9,818 162 1,157
2014 13 8,722 111 1,467
2013 11 9,932 113 1,462
2012 10 10,866 118 1,411
2011 7 14,102 88 1,694
2010 8 12,903 75 1,906
2009 14 8,678 81 1,834
2008 7 14,632 77 1,888
2007 6 16,606 56 2,323
2006 6 16,196 41 2,809
2005 6 15,520 42 2,638
2004 < 5 -- 39 2,724
2003 < 5 -- 29 3,238
2002 < 5 -- 33 2,854
2001 < 5 -- 17 4,594
2000 10 9,551 17 4,488
1999 < 5 -- 22 3,535
1998 < 5 -- 10 6,099
1997 < 5 -- 12 5,134
1996 < 5 -- 17 3,938
1995 < 5 -- 13 4,672
1994 < 5 -- 7 7,405
1993 < 5 -- 8 6,568
1992 < 5 -- 7 7,084
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1981 < 5 -- 6 5,905
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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.