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Leroy Name Popularity

    

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How popular is Leroy?

Ranking 930th in popularity in the United States for boys in 2017, the name Leroy is less frequently given.

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

It reached its highest popularity ranking of #50 for the first time in 1907 and as recently as 1935.

The greatest number of babies were given the name in 1924 with 3,924 occurrences.

The least amount of newborns dubbed Leroy in any given year was 124 in 1880.

Leroy, decisively moved upwards in popularity around the years 1897-1900, and 1903-1918, whereas clearly downward trends happened around 1967-1973, and 1990-1993.

Leroy's popularity is at a very low point when measured against its most notable year.

How popular will Leroy be?

Leroy's popularity has been moving downward for some time. In recent years however, the number of babies given the name Leroy has remained about the same.

The name Leroy is used by only a select few and has recently started to plateu at its present level but may also begin to make a more decisive move up or down.

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

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   Leroy (Girl)Leroy (Boy)
Year %No. of Babies Given NamePopul. RankNo. of Babies Given NamePopul. Rank
2017 < 5 -- 224 930
2016 < 5 -- 227 932
2015 < 5 -- 207 991
2014 < 5 -- 188 1,054
2013 < 5 -- 205 973
2012 < 5 -- 220 930
2011 < 5 -- 187 1,023
2010 < 5 -- 217 930
2009 < 5 -- 195 1,006
2008 < 5 -- 228 910
2007 < 5 -- 194 1,000
2006 < 5 -- 203 930
2005 < 5 -- 184 949
2004 < 5 -- 221 813
2003 < 5 -- 220 794
2002 < 5 -- 214 804
2001 < 5 -- 214 790
2000 < 5 -- 249 703
1999 < 5 -- 249 679
1998 < 5 -- 278 638
1997 < 5 -- 307 588
1996 < 5 -- 308 585
1995 < 5 -- 341 550
1994 < 5 -- 339 559
1993 < 5 -- 361 541
1992 < 5 -- 413 492
1991 5 14,416 449 468
1990 < 5 -- 502 440
1989 < 5 -- 489 423
1988 < 5 -- 490 404
1987 7 9,358 499 385
1986 7 9,101 541 350
1985 6 10,039 539 347
1984 8 7,814 531 348
1983 5 11,211 523 348
1982 < 5 -- 674 298
1981 7 8,620 618 307
1980 10 6,563 698 293
1979 7 8,550 730 281
1978 8 7,340 707 274
1977 6 9,110 735 267
1976 5 10,129 759 259
1975 12 5,018 799 251
1974 < 5 -- 774 253
1973 < 5 -- 806 246
1972 7 6,933 917 233
1971 9 5,784 1,014 234
1970 7 6,721 1,168 215
1969 13 4,079 1,231 202
1968 9 4,973 1,197 197
1967 6 6,450 1,277 189
1966 11 4,087 1,349 184
1965 11 4,084 1,536 173
1964 8 5,246 1,587 173
1963 13 3,722 1,644 176
1962 8 5,114 1,704 179
1961 13 3,696 1,827 171
1960 18 2,952 1,866 172
1959 13 3,535 2,016 159
1958 19 2,712 2,081 158
1957 21 2,526 2,309 148
1956 14 3,248 2,349 140
1955 15 3,046 2,413 133
1954 22 2,337 2,640 125
1953 21 2,333 2,579 126
1952 17 2,625 2,641 116
1951 17 2,531 2,719 111
1950 27 1,857 2,834 102
1949 19 2,308 2,940 101
1948 17 2,453 3,232 97
1947 19 2,320 3,348 98
1946 20 2,123 3,466 90
1945 15 2,294 3,176 83
1944 22 1,834 3,407 78
1943 20 1,974 3,736 74
1942 16 2,267 3,720 69
1941 18 1,992 3,520 67
1940 19 1,872 3,310 66
1939 17 1,998 3,388 61
1938 17 1,988 3,492 61
1937 12 2,513 3,554 56
1936 19 1,773 3,644 57
1935 15 2,158 3,915 50
1934 22 1,628 3,778 54
1933 23 1,577 3,356 56
1932 33 1,283 3,677 53
1931 27 1,442 3,646 52
1930 39 1,204 3,806 53
1929 29 1,435 3,817 51
1928 29 1,491 3,872 51
1927 30 1,502 3,912 51
1926 27 1,604 3,807 51
1925 29 1,556 3,883 52
1924 26 1,700 3,924 53
1923 21 1,920 3,688 55
1922 19 2,067 3,670 55
1921 11 3,056 3,748 55
1920 22 1,857 3,549 56
1919 19 1,956 3,422 55
1918 20 1,926 3,422 57
1917 15 2,264 2,951 60
1916 21 1,721 2,699 63
1915 14 2,193 2,451 66
1914 6 3,422 2,004 60
1913 11 1,968 1,582 63
1912 7 2,516 1,306 66
1911 < 5 -- 706 59
1910 < 5 -- 733 50
1909 < 5 -- 568 55
1908 < 5 -- 523 56
1907 5 2,233 550 50
1906 < 5 -- 420 62
1905 < 5 -- 441 55
1904 < 5 -- 401 60
1903 < 5 -- 340 64
1902 < 5 -- 370 62
1901 < 5 -- 268 72
1900 < 5 -- 419 65
1899 < 5 -- 269 69
1898 < 5 -- 315 68
1897 < 5 -- 291 66
1896 < 5 -- 278 72
1895 < 5 -- 249 78
1894 < 5 -- 239 83
1893 < 5 -- 244 76
1892 < 5 -- 233 87
1891 < 5 -- 190 84
1890 < 5 -- 236 74
1889 < 5 -- 186 92
1888 < 5 -- 192 95
1887 < 5 -- 177 88
1886 < 5 -- 155 100
1885 < 5 -- 162 90
1884 < 5 -- 154 99
1883 < 5 -- 143 94
1882 < 5 -- 152 96
1881 < 5 -- 129 98
1880 < 5 -- 124 108

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.