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Kyle Name Popularity

    

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How popular is Kyle?

The somewhat popular name Kyle was the 211th Most Popular Boys Name in the United States in 2017.

This top 250 contender has seen rankings outside of the top 1000.

It reached its highest popularity ranking of #18 in 1990 with 22,700 occurrences.

In any year, the least number of babies named Kyle was less than 5, most recently in 1901.

Approximately during the years 1907-1915, 1945-1952, 1953-1962, 1963-1970, and 1975-1990, the name Kyle took a definitive turn upwards in popularity whereas unequivocal downward movement occurred about 1992-2016.

Where is the name Kyle popularity headed?

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

Kyle's popularity has been spiralling downward for some time. Of late, continuing the trend, the number of parents selecting the name Kyle for their newborn has dropped.

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

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

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   Kyle (Girl)Kyle (Boy)
Year %No. of Babies Given NamePopul. RankNo. of Babies Given NamePopul. Rank
2017 46 3,401 1,823 211
2016 43 3,610 2,022 200
2015 60 2,907 2,385 175
2014 66 2,661 2,381 179
2013 57 2,951 2,582 155
2012 52 3,192 2,964 127
2011 58 2,973 3,260 121
2010 33 4,448 3,572 107
2009 34 4,421 4,174 99
2008 30 4,959 4,702 97
2007 42 3,819 5,354 86
2006 47 3,443 6,148 81
2005 38 3,843 6,683 68
2004 74 2,331 7,821 55
2003 61 2,624 8,650 53
2002 45 3,175 10,062 40
2001 56 2,678 10,568 40
2000 53 2,763 11,969 37
1999 66 2,272 13,771 28
1998 94 1,696 15,274 24
1997 115 1,445 15,916 24
1996 105 1,526 15,599 25
1995 124 1,332 16,757 24
1994 155 1,149 18,394 24
1993 162 1,110 19,450 23
1992 173 1,057 20,708 22
1991 163 1,104 21,611 21
1990 237 828 22,700 18
1989 254 767 20,878 20
1988 290 665 19,889 21
1987 319 606 19,862 22
1986 261 695 19,308 23
1985 303 620 16,514 27
1984 230 717 12,544 34
1983 243 703 12,370 34
1982 189 832 8,209 47
1981 156 946 6,577 52
1980 173 888 5,786 57
1979 166 900 5,449 56
1978 158 906 4,518 63
1977 83 1,364 3,509 79
1976 63 1,592 3,309 80
1975 89 1,260 2,836 88
1974 94 1,193 2,602 97
1973 80 1,289 2,374 110
1972 62 1,520 2,476 114
1971 83 1,308 2,833 116
1970 91 1,231 2,766 120
1969 76 1,298 2,140 143
1968 53 1,585 1,944 148
1967 50 1,605 2,142 138
1966 56 1,483 1,957 146
1965 90 1,116 1,172 210
1964 112 1,018 1,479 191
1963 128 937 1,630 179
1962 138 899 1,709 177
1961 225 700 1,158 232
1960 223 682 1,266 220
1959 224 668 1,146 237
1958 163 787 1,012 247
1957 194 716 1,029 241
1956 186 700 471 344
1955 134 840 405 359
1954 158 736 401 362
1953 153 736 362 358
1952 156 713 381 352
1951 211 594 343 369
1950 102 879 240 431
1949 37 1,528 144 565
1948 16 2,552 130 586
1947 11 3,353 151 549
1946 10 3,331 107 622
1945 5 4,909 81 670
1944 5 4,920 96 627
1943 22 1,864 121 578
1942 6 4,375 112 590
1941 < 5 -- 119 546
1940 < 5 -- 94 615
1939 < 5 -- 101 572
1938 < 5 -- 78 686
1937 5 4,591 105 566
1936 6 3,941 96 593
1935 < 5 -- 114 541
1934 < 5 -- 87 647
1933 < 5 -- 74 702
1932 < 5 -- 78 699
1931 < 5 -- 79 675
1930 < 5 -- 89 660
1929 < 5 -- 80 693
1928 < 5 -- 74 746
1927 < 5 -- 102 625
1926 < 5 -- 85 689
1925 < 5 -- 84 705
1924 < 5 -- 88 699
1923 < 5 -- 68 818
1922 < 5 -- 81 734
1921 < 5 -- 67 847
1920 < 5 -- 85 702
1919 < 5 -- 52 932
1918 < 5 -- 67 798
1917 < 5 -- 75 703
1916 < 5 -- 62 787
1915 5 4,619 65 745
1914 < 5 -- 42 829
1913 < 5 -- 25 1,011
1912 < 5 -- 35 727
1911 < 5 -- 11 1,085
1910 < 5 -- 15 803
1909 < 5 -- 11 928
1908 < 5 -- 10 919
1907 < 5 -- 8 1,053
1906 < 5 -- 10 826
1905 < 5 -- 9 880
1904 < 5 -- 10 786
1903 < 5 -- 7 964
1902 < 5 -- 7 983
1901 < 5 -- < 5 --
1900 < 5 -- 7 1,113
1899 < 5 -- 7 908
1898 < 5 -- < 5 --
1897 < 5 -- < 5 --
1896 < 5 -- 6 1,052
1895 < 5 -- 7 937
1894 < 5 -- 10 701
1893 < 5 -- 7 875
1892 < 5 -- 6 1,024
1891 < 5 -- 7 810
1890 < 5 -- 5 1,086
1889 < 5 -- 5 1,042
1888 < 5 -- 9 730
1887 < 5 -- < 5 --
1886 < 5 -- < 5 --
1885 < 5 -- < 5 --
1884 < 5 -- < 5 --
1883 < 5 -- < 5 --
1882 < 5 -- < 5 --
1881 < 5 -- 5 950
1880 < 5 -- < 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.