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Louis Name Popularity

    

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How popular is Louis?

Ranking 263rd in popularity in the United States for boys in 2018, the name Louis is somewhat popular.

Currently in the top 500, this name has been part of the top 500 most popular since 1880, when the Social Security Administration began record keeping.

It reached its highest popularity RANKING of #18 in 1882.

However, the name was bestowed upon the greatest number of babies in 1921 with 7,247 occurrences.

The least amount of newborns dubbed Louis in any given year was 746 in 1881.

Decidely upward trends in the number of babies given the name Louis occurred roughly during the years 1905-1915, 1939-1942, 1944-1947, and 2011-2014, whereas clearly downward trends happened around 1990-1994.

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

How popular will Louis be?

Louis's popularity has remained mostly unchanged for some time. In recent years however, the number of babies given the name Louis has risen.

The name Louis is favored by many parents and has recently started to rise upward in popularity.

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   Louis (Girl)Louis (Boy)
Year %No. of Babies Given NamePopul. RankNo. of Babies Given NamePopul. Rank
2018 < 5 -- 1,368 263
2017 < 5 -- 1,299 277
2016 < 5 -- 1,242 289
2015 5 18,025 1,207 297
2014 < 5 -- 1,225 289
2013 < 5 -- 1,067 315
2012 < 5 -- 1,056 312
2011 < 5 -- 920 332
2010 < 5 -- 920 342
2009 < 5 -- 884 353
2008 < 5 -- 908 350
2007 < 5 -- 937 345
2006 < 5 -- 1,001 320
2005 < 5 -- 1,001 324
2004 < 5 -- 1,050 302
2003 < 5 -- 1,103 283
2002 5 17,039 1,142 272
2001 < 5 -- 1,096 279
2000 5 16,516 1,134 279
1999 < 5 -- 1,142 262
1998 < 5 -- 1,181 252
1997 < 5 -- 1,309 236
1996 7 11,292 1,283 235
1995 9 9,215 1,360 218
1994 10 8,520 1,411 206
1993 7 11,272 1,581 194
1992 5 14,575 1,617 192
1991 5 14,456 1,726 186
1990 15 6,000 1,822 168
1989 17 5,182 1,836 163
1988 16 5,205 1,704 166
1987 9 7,737 1,682 161
1986 24 3,602 1,685 159
1985 19 4,214 1,683 164
1984 16 4,634 1,710 158
1983 16 4,588 1,764 155
1982 17 4,454 1,696 162
1981 23 3,580 1,806 151
1980 20 3,934 1,788 151
1979 13 5,271 1,838 148
1978 20 3,709 1,754 150
1977 17 4,155 1,867 143
1976 23 3,148 1,783 142
1975 13 4,739 1,812 138
1974 17 3,797 1,934 134
1973 12 4,724 1,906 135
1972 21 3,128 2,103 130
1971 18 3,588 2,518 126
1970 22 3,072 2,645 124
1969 24 2,740 2,625 121
1968 28 2,330 2,710 109
1967 21 2,742 2,897 107
1966 24 2,493 2,993 104
1965 18 2,999 3,273 101
1964 15 3,450 3,583 102
1963 15 3,417 3,621 104
1962 21 2,707 3,594 107
1961 19 2,908 3,960 105
1960 25 2,406 4,128 105
1959 29 2,131 4,307 100
1958 22 2,483 4,444 94
1957 28 2,093 4,690 86
1956 27 2,133 4,905 82
1955 19 2,598 4,781 82
1954 18 2,658 4,842 81
1953 32 1,772 4,986 78
1952 23 2,172 4,922 79
1951 28 1,866 5,088 76
1950 27 1,859 4,949 66
1949 30 1,754 5,233 65
1948 29 1,758 5,387 64
1947 26 1,923 5,778 64
1946 29 1,665 4,917 63
1945 30 1,499 4,480 55
1944 21 1,894 4,677 54
1943 29 1,571 5,032 53
1942 22 1,838 5,151 51
1941 30 1,434 4,441 50
1940 32 1,333 4,324 50
1939 27 1,451 4,224 49
1938 22 1,682 4,389 47
1937 27 1,434 4,357 46
1936 36 1,195 4,418 44
1935 32 1,293 4,617 42
1934 44 1,060 4,680 40
1933 32 1,279 4,693 40
1932 56 951 5,134 39
1931 58 915 5,424 36
1930 52 1,026 5,809 34
1929 52 1,006 5,994 32
1928 63 944 6,296 32
1927 68 909 6,665 29
1926 71 885 6,512 30
1925 68 902 6,799 29
1924 57 1,022 7,041 28
1923 53 1,044 7,073 27
1922 63 935 7,097 27
1921 49 1,086 7,247 29
1920 59 954 6,967 28
1919 43 1,128 6,661 28
1918 52 1,003 7,082 24
1917 55 941 6,771 23
1916 31 1,322 6,817 22
1915 50 942 6,518 23
1914 43 894 5,495 20
1913 31 974 4,258 20
1912 22 1,132 3,591 20
1911 17 1,092 1,838 21
1910 28 824 1,569 24
1909 19 953 1,231 24
1908 15 1,069 1,317 22
1907 12 1,183 1,111 25
1906 10 1,276 1,101 22
1905 14 1,045 981 25
1904 11 1,146 936 26
1903 17 850 889 25
1902 6 1,715 912 25
1901 8 1,287 797 25
1900 14 1,035 1,098 26
1899 9 1,151 770 26
1898 12 1,030 862 27
1897 9 1,131 831 23
1896 9 1,174 871 22
1895 8 1,255 913 21
1894 8 1,197 869 21
1893 12 885 816 22
1892 8 1,135 865 22
1891 16 684 786 19
1890 11 858 860 19
1889 9 934 837 19
1888 7 1,093 884 19
1887 7 996 791 19
1886 9 806 846 19
1885 5 1,135 809 19
1884 6 985 886 19
1883 9 674 796 19
1882 6 863 852 18
1881 < 5 -- 746 19
1880 5 893 828 19

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.