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Louise Name Popularity

    

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How popular is Louise?

Ranking 805th in popularity in the United States for girls in 2017, the name Louise 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 #17 for the first time in 1912 and as recently as 1914.

However, the name was bestowed upon the greatest number of babies in 1921 with 9,180 occurrences.

The least amount of newborns dubbed Louise in any given year was 90 in 2006.

Decidely upward trends in the number of babies given the name Louise occurred roughly during the years 1885-1888, 1897-1900, 1906-1915, and 2009-2016, whereas clearly downward trends happened around 1930-1935, 1942-1945, 1946-1951, 1952-1967, 1968-1974, and 1990-1994.

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

How popular will Louise be?

Louise's popularity has been soaring upward for some time. In recent years, continuing the trend, the number of babies given the name Louise has risen significantly.

The name Louise still has a solid footing and will probably continue to rise upward in popularity.

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

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   Louise (Girl)Louise (Boy)
Year %No. of Babies Given NamePopul. RankNo. of Babies Given NamePopul. Rank
2017 336 805 < 5 --
2016 312 893 < 5 --
2015 242 1,080 < 5 --
2014 200 1,220 < 5 --
2013 196 1,227 < 5 --
2012 153 1,476 < 5 --
2011 124 1,697 < 5 --
2010 150 1,496 < 5 --
2009 102 2,025 < 5 --
2008 107 1,969 < 5 --
2007 107 1,930 < 5 --
2006 90 2,157 < 5 --
2005 92 2,044 < 5 --
2004 94 1,979 < 5 --
2003 112 1,705 < 5 --
2002 110 1,675 < 5 --
2001 108 1,677 9 7,269
2000 112 1,582 < 5 --
1999 117 1,481 < 5 --
1998 98 1,652 7 8,111
1997 111 1,483 < 5 --
1996 94 1,634 < 5 --
1995 113 1,438 < 5 --
1994 111 1,436 < 5 --
1993 134 1,277 < 5 --
1992 147 1,191 7 7,123
1991 187 999 < 5 --
1990 182 1,000 < 5 --
1989 156 1,083 13 4,186
1988 160 1,019 5 8,036
1987 169 956 12 3,875
1986 162 974 7 5,698
1985 194 839 11 3,943
1984 209 774 14 3,205
1983 198 794 12 3,541
1982 255 688 11 3,834
1981 225 734 6 5,953
1980 235 714 8 4,773
1979 210 767 9 4,259
1978 200 773 5 6,397
1977 208 740 < 5 --
1976 204 719 8 4,254
1975 228 668 12 3,169
1974 230 662 12 3,063
1973 313 535 < 5 --
1972 341 508 9 3,508
1971 444 460 6 4,718
1970 541 416 < 5 --
1969 602 382 11 2,793
1968 621 359 15 2,155
1967 659 349 9 2,903
1966 875 287 13 2,291
1965 944 284 12 2,426
1964 1,146 265 14 2,270
1963 1,319 239 11 2,624
1962 1,400 228 12 2,453
1961 1,539 218 8 3,256
1960 1,786 199 7 3,532
1959 1,961 184 13 2,368
1958 2,007 182 7 3,454
1957 2,312 166 13 2,338
1956 2,238 165 14 2,222
1955 2,432 147 15 2,096
1954 2,689 138 18 1,868
1953 2,966 125 16 2,004
1952 2,977 122 28 1,446
1951 3,012 117 22 1,626
1950 3,253 109 14 2,079
1949 3,424 104 19 1,735
1948 3,683 99 27 1,418
1947 4,049 99 13 2,217
1946 3,926 91 20 1,628
1945 3,514 78 22 1,429
1944 3,840 69 13 2,045
1943 4,043 70 18 1,743
1942 4,339 61 31 1,266
1941 3,911 62 33 1,164
1940 3,924 59 35 1,121
1939 3,958 59 25 1,347
1938 4,068 59 32 1,161
1937 4,381 48 39 1,028
1936 4,351 46 48 889
1935 4,568 44 44 962
1934 4,973 40 50 893
1933 5,080 39 38 1,067
1932 5,643 36 51 907
1931 5,895 33 45 992
1930 6,941 31 52 938
1929 6,904 31 59 867
1928 7,055 31 58 881
1927 7,700 27 57 907
1926 7,983 27 52 951
1925 8,272 27 41 1,102
1924 8,854 24 58 923
1923 8,883 22 44 1,080
1922 8,886 22 43 1,081
1921 9,180 22 41 1,118
1920 9,179 19 47 1,014
1919 8,812 20 43 1,042
1918 9,110 18 34 1,206
1917 8,584 19 48 929
1916 8,630 18 33 1,147
1915 8,313 18 38 1,048
1914 6,648 17 27 1,117
1913 5,577 17 26 982
1912 5,116 17 33 764
1911 3,725 19 18 780
1910 3,457 20 29 529
1909 3,019 19 10 992
1908 2,937 18 14 729
1907 2,619 21 9 970
1906 2,307 24 12 734
1905 2,367 23 14 654
1904 2,136 28 10 791
1903 1,935 31 10 762
1902 1,832 36 9 837
1901 1,640 36 5 1,149
1900 2,070 35 15 668
1899 1,536 40 11 643
1898 1,693 42 8 855
1897 1,563 41 5 1,166
1896 1,531 42 13 616
1895 1,582 37 10 729
1894 1,571 37 10 705
1893 1,447 37 12 593
1892 1,446 38 7 915
1891 1,333 37 < 5 --
1890 1,472 31 9 711
1889 1,283 38 6 941
1888 1,334 33 9 734
1887 1,088 35 12 533
1886 1,061 37 < 5 --
1885 956 39 < 5 --
1884 962 35 5 1,064
1883 847 38 7 771
1882 813 34 7 803
1881 617 42 5 957
1880 635 37 < 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.