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Lisa Name Popularity

    

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How popular is Lisa?

Ranking 891st in popularity in the United States for girls in 2018, 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 60,269 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
2018 302 891 < 5 --
2017 307 884 < 5 --
2016 342 836 < 5 --
2015 373 756 < 5 --
2014 376 743 < 5 --
2013 353 772 < 5 --
2012 397 709 < 5 --
2011 396 703 < 5 --
2010 396 712 < 5 --
2009 420 693 < 5 --
2008 508 603 < 5 --
2007 524 573 < 5 --
2006 608 501 < 5 --
2005 619 493 < 5 --
2004 709 428 < 5 --
2003 811 372 < 5 --
2002 830 360 < 5 --
2001 908 337 < 5 --
2000 1,087 295 7 8,755
1999 1,112 282 < 5 --
1998 1,363 230 < 5 --
1997 1,545 194 < 5 --
1996 1,864 168 7 7,648
1995 2,237 144 < 5 --
1994 2,565 123 13 4,697
1993 3,225 100 7 7,294
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 30 2,274
1988 7,265 43 38 1,806
1987 7,545 40 26 2,246
1986 7,904 40 31 1,946
1985 9,016 36 33 1,819
1984 10,235 29 46 1,414
1983 11,470 27 52 1,285
1982 12,637 23 44 1,454
1981 14,294 18 65 1,139
1980 15,661 16 61 1,171
1979 17,286 13 68 1,083
1978 17,036 11 50 1,280
1977 17,013 12 53 1,216
1976 17,351 9 61 1,078
1975 18,134 8 69 989
1974 19,774 8 74 949
1973 22,669 5 66 999
1972 27,549 3 96 820
1971 32,909 3 130 726
1970 38,963 2 138 710
1969 45,029 1 149 649
1968 49,532 1 175 573
1967 52,435 1 120 680
1966 56,914 1 151 606
1965 60,269 1 177 576
1964 54,275 1 131 674
1963 56,040 1 120 716
1962 46,078 1 105 745
1961 42,702 2 81 853
1960 33,702 6 86 823
1959 25,691 10 59 1,009
1958 20,205 19 36 1,289
1957 15,132 26 29 1,471
1956 11,014 31 19 1,862
1955 8,536 48 20 1,762
1954 5,910 73 9 2,870
1953 3,604 111 9 2,825
1952 2,845 126 7 3,268
1951 1,698 177 < 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 193 520 < 5 --
1943 162 591 < 5 --
1942 124 672 < 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.