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Lisa Name Popularity

    

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How popular is Lisa?

Ranking 884th in popularity in the United States for girls in 2017, the name Lisa is less frequently given.

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

Its highest popularity ranking of #1 was reached for the first time in 1962 and as recently as 1969.

The name was bestowed upon the greatest number of babies in 1965 with 60,266 occurrences.

The least number of children given the name Lisa was less than 5, most recently in 1909.

Decidely upward trends in the number of babies given the name Lisa occurred roughly during the years 1923-1926, 1933-1938, and 1939-1965, whereas 1965-1976, 1977-2005, and 2006-2009 were years of successive downward movement.

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

Overall, when compared to its most prominent year, the name's popularity is at an extremely low point.

How popular will Lisa be?

For a number of years, the name Lisa has been spiralling downward in popularity. , continuing the trend, the number of children named Lisa lately has dropped.

The name Lisa still has a solid footing but will probably continue to drift downward in popularity.

Relative to what it once was, Lisa is very rarely used as a given name.

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   Lisa (Girl)Lisa (Boy)
Year %No. of Babies Given NamePopul. RankNo. of Babies Given NamePopul. Rank
2017 305 884 < 5 --
2016 342 836 < 5 --
2015 373 755 < 5 --
2014 376 743 < 5 --
2013 353 771 < 5 --
2012 395 711 < 5 --
2011 396 703 < 5 --
2010 396 712 < 5 --
2009 420 693 < 5 --
2008 507 603 < 5 --
2007 524 573 < 5 --
2006 608 500 < 5 --
2005 618 495 < 5 --
2004 709 428 < 5 --
2003 811 372 < 5 --
2002 830 360 < 5 --
2001 908 336 < 5 --
2000 1,087 295 7 8,753
1999 1,112 282 < 5 --
1998 1,363 230 < 5 --
1997 1,545 194 < 5 --
1996 1,865 168 7 7,648
1995 2,237 144 < 5 --
1994 2,565 123 13 4,698
1993 3,224 100 7 7,295
1992 3,780 88 11 5,111
1991 4,396 83 14 4,144
1990 5,345 64 14 4,106
1989 6,573 55 31 2,230
1988 7,264 43 37 1,835
1987 7,547 40 26 2,245
1986 7,902 40 31 1,946
1985 9,017 36 33 1,819
1984 10,236 29 46 1,414
1983 11,468 27 52 1,285
1982 12,637 23 44 1,454
1981 14,294 18 65 1,139
1980 15,660 16 61 1,171
1979 17,287 13 69 1,074
1978 17,035 11 50 1,280
1977 17,013 12 53 1,216
1976 17,350 9 61 1,078
1975 18,134 8 69 989
1974 19,776 8 74 949
1973 22,669 5 66 999
1972 27,547 3 96 819
1971 32,909 3 130 726
1970 38,964 2 138 711
1969 45,029 1 149 649
1968 49,532 1 175 572
1967 52,435 1 119 685
1966 56,913 1 151 606
1965 60,266 1 177 576
1964 54,276 1 131 674
1963 56,037 1 120 716
1962 46,080 1 105 745
1961 42,702 2 82 849
1960 33,702 6 86 823
1959 25,689 10 59 1,009
1958 20,208 19 36 1,289
1957 15,134 26 29 1,471
1956 11,016 31 19 1,861
1955 8,536 48 20 1,764
1954 5,908 73 9 2,871
1953 3,605 111 9 2,823
1952 2,845 126 7 3,268
1951 1,700 177 < 5 --
1950 1,175 220 < 5 --
1949 598 318 < 5 --
1948 468 364 < 5 --
1947 422 388 < 5 --
1946 328 426 < 5 --
1945 250 451 < 5 --
1944 193 519 < 5 --
1943 163 591 < 5 --
1942 125 671 < 5 --
1941 92 743 < 5 --
1940 89 737 < 5 --
1939 78 774 < 5 --
1938 80 791 < 5 --
1937 53 957 < 5 --
1936 47 1,016 < 5 --
1935 31 1,323 < 5 --
1934 33 1,250 < 5 --
1933 21 1,693 < 5 --
1932 41 1,121 < 5 --
1931 28 1,412 < 5 --
1930 34 1,309 < 5 --
1929 22 1,738 < 5 --
1928 12 2,698 < 5 --
1927 15 2,390 < 5 --
1926 31 1,467 < 5 --
1925 13 2,707 < 5 --
1924 23 1,843 < 5 --
1923 15 2,414 < 5 --
1922 15 2,437 < 5 --
1921 17 2,248 < 5 --
1920 17 2,220 < 5 --
1919 14 2,448 < 5 --
1918 15 2,334 < 5 --
1917 13 2,493 < 5 --
1916 11 2,748 < 5 --
1915 14 2,197 < 5 --
1914 12 2,074 < 5 --
1913 16 1,500 < 5 --
1912 7 2,522 < 5 --
1911 9 1,729 < 5 --
1910 9 1,705 < 5 --
1909 < 5 -- < 5 --
1908 < 5 -- < 5 --
1907 7 1,734 < 5 --
1906 < 5 -- < 5 --
1905 5 2,100 < 5 --
1904 9 1,319 < 5 --
1903 < 5 -- < 5 --
1902 < 5 -- < 5 --
1901 < 5 -- < 5 --
1900 < 5 -- < 5 --
1899 7 1,336 < 5 --
1898 < 5 -- < 5 --
1897 < 5 -- < 5 --
1896 5 1,728 < 5 --
1895 < 5 -- < 5 --
1894 < 5 -- < 5 --
1893 < 5 -- < 5 --
1892 < 5 -- < 5 --
1891 < 5 -- < 5 --
1890 < 5 -- < 5 --
1889 < 5 -- < 5 --
1888 < 5 -- < 5 --
1887 < 5 -- < 5 --
1886 6 1,048 < 5 --
1885 < 5 -- < 5 --
1884 < 5 -- < 5 --
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.