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Lauren Name Popularity

    

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How popular is Lauren?

Ranking 148th in popularity in the United States for girls in 2017, the name Lauren is somewhat popular.

Currently in the top 250, this name has not always been in the top 1000.

It reached its highest popularity ranking of #9 in 1989 with 21,061 occurrences.

The least amount of newborns dubbed Lauren in any given year was less than 5, most recently in 1938.

Approximately during the years 1941-1945, 1950-1957, 1973-1989, and 1996-1999, the name Lauren took a definitive turn upwards in popularity whereas clearly downward trends happened around 1990-1996, and 2000-2016.

Lauren became more popular as a girls name in 1945.

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

How popular will Lauren be?

Lauren's popularity has been spiralling downward for some time. In recent years, continuing the trend, the number of babies given the name Lauren has dropped.

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

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

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   Lauren (Girl)Lauren (Boy)
Year %No. of Babies Given NamePopul. RankNo. of Babies Given NamePopul. Rank
2017 1,978 148 5 13,350
2016 2,318 134 8 9,327
2015 2,688 119 7 10,162
2014 3,090 94 7 10,251
2013 3,344 92 11 7,341
2012 3,658 72 14 6,181
2011 4,098 62 9 8,482
2010 4,465 58 9 8,506
2009 5,199 46 7 10,536
2008 6,449 30 12 7,017
2007 7,435 28 18 5,128
2006 8,496 24 17 5,206
2005 9,247 21 31 3,285
2004 9,981 16 47 2,400
2003 11,048 15 23 3,791
2002 12,323 13 34 2,793
2001 12,781 15 29 3,107
2000 14,175 11 29 3,039
1999 13,911 12 37 2,439
1998 12,907 14 26 3,062
1997 13,245 14 37 2,288
1996 12,596 16 36 2,282
1995 13,443 15 42 2,007
1994 15,155 14 40 2,066
1993 16,187 12 33 2,324
1992 17,214 12 44 1,866
1991 18,407 13 64 1,425
1990 20,500 10 94 1,107
1989 21,061 9 134 872
1988 19,636 11 99 974
1987 16,707 16 108 906
1986 16,675 14 81 1,034
1985 15,766 15 114 843
1984 14,475 21 95 904
1983 12,946 24 100 883
1982 11,592 26 75 1,053
1981 8,808 35 77 1,040
1980 7,477 38 57 1,220
1979 5,627 45 51 1,295
1978 3,671 80 49 1,293
1977 2,552 114 33 1,655
1976 2,221 124 37 1,485
1975 1,847 144 32 1,609
1974 1,394 187 30 1,639
1973 1,096 232 31 1,571
1972 1,006 262 30 1,586
1971 1,122 261 45 1,246
1970 1,312 237 42 1,286
1969 1,304 232 53 1,071
1968 1,140 243 41 1,197
1967 1,184 242 35 1,281
1966 1,186 244 38 1,228
1965 1,304 236 54 1,007
1964 1,377 234 44 1,169
1963 1,258 250 61 966
1962 1,122 267 53 1,049
1961 1,259 248 51 1,101
1960 1,335 239 59 1,000
1959 1,352 235 59 1,008
1958 1,346 225 75 876
1957 1,305 234 61 978
1956 935 287 63 944
1955 856 297 68 905
1954 735 313 73 856
1953 587 343 65 895
1952 517 363 89 749
1951 417 407 86 756
1950 425 393 74 793
1949 447 370 76 791
1948 422 387 72 801
1947 419 390 91 721
1946 415 370 80 735
1945 380 355 62 787
1944 47 1,151 65 778
1943 15 2,392 86 696
1942 17 2,154 61 837
1941 9 3,137 77 706
1940 9 3,093 64 777
1939 5 4,601 77 678
1938 < 5 -- 80 678
1937 < 5 -- 87 625
1936 < 5 -- 58 808
1935 6 4,003 60 799
1934 < 5 -- 69 739
1933 5 4,566 52 861
1932 < 5 -- 56 857
1931 < 5 -- 76 694
1930 < 5 -- 56 886
1929 < 5 -- 75 726
1928 < 5 -- 64 822
1927 < 5 -- 67 816
1926 < 5 -- 55 908
1925 < 5 -- 67 812
1924 6 4,766 67 830
1923 < 5 -- 51 969
1922 < 5 -- 63 869
1921 < 5 -- 73 796
1920 < 5 -- 67 822
1919 < 5 -- 67 794
1918 < 5 -- 69 785
1917 < 5 -- 47 940
1916 < 5 -- 43 978
1915 < 5 -- 44 947
1914 < 5 -- 42 830
1913 < 5 -- 28 941
1912 < 5 -- 19 1,077
1911 < 5 -- 12 1,017
1910 < 5 -- 12 962
1909 < 5 -- 7 1,219
1908 < 5 -- < 5 --
1907 < 5 -- 6 1,274
1906 < 5 -- 7 1,067
1905 < 5 -- 6 1,173
1904 < 5 -- 5 1,312
1903 < 5 -- < 5 --
1902 < 5 -- < 5 --
1901 < 5 -- < 5 --
1900 < 5 -- 9 943
1899 < 5 -- < 5 --
1898 < 5 -- < 5 --
1897 < 5 -- < 5 --
1896 < 5 -- 5 1,188
1895 < 5 -- 6 1,034
1894 < 5 -- < 5 --
1893 < 5 -- < 5 --
1892 < 5 -- < 5 --
1891 < 5 -- < 5 --
1890 < 5 -- 5 1,089
1889 < 5 -- < 5 --
1888 < 5 -- < 5 --
1887 < 5 -- < 5 --
1886 < 5 -- < 5 --
1885 < 5 -- < 5 --
1884 < 5 -- 5 1,056
1883 < 5 -- < 5 --
1882 < 5 -- < 5 --
1881 < 5 -- < 5 --
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.