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Madeline Name Popularity

    

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How popular is Madeline?

In 2018 the somewhat popular name Madeline, ranked the 100th Most Popular Girls Name in the United States.

Presently one of the top 100 most popular, Madeline has been a top 1000 placer since the Social Security Administration began keeping records in 1880.

Its highest popularity ranking of #50 was reached in 1998 with 5,869 occurrences.

In any year, the least number of babies named Madeline was 14 in 1881.

Approximately during the years 1881-1884, 1885-1898, 1907-1915, and 1982-1998, the name Madeline took a definitive turn upwards in popularity whereas unequivocal downward movement occurred about 1924-1931, 2009-2012, and 2014-2017.

For a number of years, the name Madeline has steadily decreased in popularity. Of late, continuing the trend, the number of parents selecting the name Madeline for their newborn has dropped.

What does the future hold for the popularity of Madeline?

Currently, the name is at a mid point when compared to its most popular year.

The name Madeline is favored by many parents but will probably continue to drift downward in popularity.

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   Madeline (Girl)Madeline (Boy)
Year %No. of Babies Given NamePopul. RankNo. of Babies Given NamePopul. Rank
2018 2,897 100 5 13,312
2017 2,952 99 < 5 --
2016 3,277 89 5 13,417
2015 3,335 90 < 5 --
2014 3,442 89 < 5 --
2013 3,370 90 < 5 --
2012 3,160 96 < 5 --
2011 3,428 85 6 11,726
2010 3,603 77 7 10,338
2009 4,300 64 < 5 --
2008 4,817 56 9 8,744
2007 4,703 61 5 13,629
2006 4,477 71 7 10,229
2005 4,528 70 9 8,058
2004 4,765 63 17 4,913
2003 4,974 61 14 5,440
2002 5,113 56 6 10,171
2001 5,223 56 5 11,653
2000 5,370 56 9 7,185
1999 4,571 70 5 10,954
1998 5,869 50 < 5 --
1997 5,313 59 < 5 --
1996 4,911 67 7 7,657
1995 4,431 79 11 5,376
1994 3,516 92 < 5 --
1993 2,608 127 6 8,279
1992 2,269 139 < 5 --
1991 1,981 151 < 5 --
1990 1,493 198 8 6,188
1989 1,167 237 16 3,545
1988 918 274 7 6,191
1987 875 280 < 5 --
1986 853 291 < 5 --
1985 382 524 < 5 --
1984 288 620 < 5 --
1983 266 651 < 5 --
1982 262 676 < 5 --
1981 256 678 < 5 --
1980 232 722 < 5 --
1979 235 716 < 5 --
1978 225 703 < 5 --
1977 242 660 < 5 --
1976 254 617 < 5 --
1975 271 596 < 5 --
1974 262 604 < 5 --
1973 312 538 < 5 --
1972 271 591 < 5 --
1971 316 563 < 5 --
1970 354 536 < 5 --
1969 359 519 < 5 --
1968 361 512 < 5 --
1967 405 471 < 5 --
1966 424 458 < 5 --
1965 464 438 < 5 --
1964 526 428 5 4,397
1963 513 429 < 5 --
1962 581 398 < 5 --
1961 569 409 < 5 --
1960 573 399 < 5 --
1959 608 385 5 4,353
1958 587 377 < 5 --
1957 514 408 < 5 --
1956 565 371 < 5 --
1955 603 352 6 3,744
1954 588 356 < 5 --
1953 636 329 < 5 --
1952 660 315 < 5 --
1951 748 287 < 5 --
1950 759 281 < 5 --
1949 901 253 < 5 --
1948 939 244 < 5 --
1947 972 243 < 5 --
1946 926 235 < 5 --
1945 782 237 < 5 --
1944 907 218 5 3,734
1943 1,107 194 < 5 --
1942 1,253 177 9 2,638
1941 942 201 5 3,817
1940 872 200 5 3,765
1939 888 199 < 5 --
1938 847 207 < 5 --
1937 754 220 < 5 --
1936 727 224 < 5 --
1935 714 235 < 5 --
1934 794 221 < 5 --
1933 823 209 5 3,964
1932 900 202 < 5 --
1931 925 199 < 5 --
1930 1,144 173 9 2,921
1929 1,181 173 7 3,436
1928 1,251 167 < 5 --
1927 1,375 163 8 3,338
1926 1,397 163 < 5 --
1925 1,506 158 7 3,609
1924 1,745 150 < 5 --
1923 1,756 143 < 5 --
1922 1,732 143 < 5 --
1921 1,835 139 5 4,730
1920 1,779 138 < 5 --
1919 1,659 139 < 5 --
1918 1,746 135 < 5 --
1917 1,728 127 < 5 --
1916 1,644 131 < 5 --
1915 1,670 121 < 5 --
1914 1,381 116 < 5 --
1913 1,084 117 < 5 --
1912 942 124 < 5 --
1911 628 133 < 5 --
1910 560 145 < 5 --
1909 466 153 < 5 --
1908 457 147 < 5 --
1907 449 147 < 5 --
1906 418 141 < 5 --
1905 412 145 < 5 --
1904 393 143 < 5 --
1903 400 137 < 5 --
1902 355 150 < 5 --
1901 341 147 < 5 --
1900 389 149 < 5 --
1899 316 148 < 5 --
1898 337 149 < 5 --
1897 290 157 < 5 --
1896 279 159 < 5 --
1895 237 174 < 5 --
1894 214 182 < 5 --
1893 190 184 < 5 --
1892 158 201 < 5 --
1891 125 213 < 5 --
1890 96 256 < 5 --
1889 88 250 < 5 --
1888 80 259 < 5 --
1887 53 294 < 5 --
1886 45 314 < 5 --
1885 41 319 < 5 --
1884 51 274 < 5 --
1883 31 321 < 5 --
1882 29 333 < 5 --
1881 14 461 < 5 --
1880 22 347 < 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.