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Mae Name Popularity

    

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How popular is Mae?

In 2017 the less frequently given name Mae, ranked the 654th Most Popular Girls Name in the United States.

Presently one of the top 1000 most popular, Mae has been less popular than the top 1000 in the past.

Position 52, its highest popularity RANKING, was reached for the first time in 1892 and as recently as 1895.

Nonetheless, the name was given to the greatest number of children in 1918 with 2,756 occurrences.

The least number of children given the name Mae was 45 in 1993.

Approximately during the years 1881-1888, 1897-1900, 1909-1915, 1995-2000, 2001-2006, and 2007-2015, the name Mae took a definitive turn upwards in popularity whereas 1927-1931, 1955-1958, 1959-1971, and 1990-1993 were years of successive downward movement.

The popularity trend for Mae has been soaring upward for a while. , continuing the trend, the number of children named Mae lately has risen.

What does the future hold for the popularity of Mae?

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

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

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   Mae (Girl)Mae (Boy)
Year %No. of Babies Given NamePopul. RankNo. of Babies Given NamePopul. Rank
2017 452 654 < 5 --
2016 529 582 < 5 --
2015 511 588 < 5 --
2014 413 684 < 5 --
2013 419 676 < 5 --
2012 371 749 < 5 --
2011 337 802 < 5 --
2010 259 979 < 5 --
2009 240 1,064 < 5 --
2008 229 1,127 < 5 --
2007 208 1,208 < 5 --
2006 207 1,176 < 5 --
2005 175 1,279 < 5 --
2004 151 1,384 < 5 --
2003 119 1,622 < 5 --
2002 140 1,381 < 5 --
2001 112 1,637 < 5 --
2000 132 1,409 < 5 --
1999 99 1,672 < 5 --
1998 83 1,859 < 5 --
1997 68 2,093 < 5 --
1996 56 2,359 < 5 --
1995 61 2,203 < 5 --
1994 66 2,091 < 5 --
1993 45 2,703 < 5 --
1992 53 2,446 < 5 --
1991 64 2,103 < 5 --
1990 59 2,190 < 5 --
1989 58 2,137 < 5 --
1988 54 2,140 < 5 --
1987 59 1,933 < 5 --
1986 53 2,040 < 5 --
1985 56 1,960 < 5 --
1984 63 1,742 < 5 --
1983 60 1,786 < 5 --
1982 64 1,747 < 5 --
1981 59 1,855 < 5 --
1980 79 1,509 < 5 --
1979 65 1,699 < 5 --
1978 71 1,554 < 5 --
1977 75 1,478 < 5 --
1976 69 1,507 < 5 --
1975 87 1,286 < 5 --
1974 87 1,256 < 5 --
1973 90 1,194 < 5 --
1972 92 1,176 < 5 --
1971 75 1,414 < 5 --
1970 120 1,031 < 5 --
1969 127 948 < 5 --
1968 112 988 < 5 --
1967 147 826 < 5 --
1966 181 733 < 5 --
1965 189 723 < 5 --
1964 205 725 < 5 --
1963 247 643 < 5 --
1962 259 629 < 5 --
1961 360 516 < 5 --
1960 347 519 < 5 --
1959 369 509 < 5 --
1958 374 496 6 3,781
1957 456 440 7 3,431
1956 464 424 < 5 --
1955 577 365 9 2,893
1954 556 371 < 5 --
1953 637 328 < 5 --
1952 640 319 6 3,600
1951 730 290 < 5 --
1950 737 287 8 2,938
1949 792 274 6 3,563
1948 884 252 < 5 --
1947 858 253 9 2,791
1946 805 249 5 3,824
1945 854 225 14 1,900
1944 869 224 11 2,265
1943 876 224 9 2,666
1942 997 204 17 1,777
1941 993 191 8 2,797
1940 1,018 185 6 3,336
1939 1,060 180 15 1,845
1938 1,085 183 9 2,584
1937 1,070 185 15 1,886
1936 1,136 170 10 2,393
1935 1,267 160 15 1,888
1934 1,384 147 15 1,906
1933 1,289 148 14 1,967
1932 1,456 141 17 1,821
1931 1,460 141 11 2,417
1930 1,651 137 18 1,788
1929 1,764 132 15 2,068
1928 1,808 130 18 1,881
1927 2,073 125 16 2,094
1926 2,261 118 24 1,545
1925 2,332 116 17 1,980
1924 2,370 114 10 2,944
1923 2,426 110 12 2,548
1922 2,403 111 10 2,926
1921 2,589 110 10 2,915
1920 2,730 99 14 2,295
1919 2,634 99 15 2,114
1918 2,756 95 13 2,345
1917 2,507 96 8 3,097
1916 2,607 92 10 2,663
1915 2,486 89 13 2,133
1914 2,049 85 6 3,124
1913 1,814 79 15 1,418
1912 1,775 74 10 1,694
1911 1,449 71 6 1,662
1910 1,453 65 8 1,273
1909 1,230 68 14 790
1908 1,384 57 8 1,079
1907 1,375 57 < 5 --
1906 1,225 60 < 5 --
1905 1,284 60 10 823
1904 1,214 58 5 1,327
1903 1,192 58 < 5 --
1902 1,261 53 9 839
1901 1,140 54 < 5 --
1900 1,406 54 10 884
1899 1,035 59 < 5 --
1898 1,239 56 6 1,080
1897 1,144 54 < 5 --
1896 1,148 55 < 5 --
1895 1,193 52 5 1,190
1894 1,134 54 < 5 --
1893 1,071 53 6 983
1892 1,101 52 7 916
1891 933 54 < 5 --
1890 920 58 6 956
1889 883 57 < 5 --
1888 836 60 < 5 --
1887 680 58 < 5 --
1886 641 61 < 5 --
1885 578 63 5 1,030
1884 542 64 < 5 --
1883 423 70 < 5 --
1882 406 71 < 5 --
1881 314 75 < 5 --
1880 344 71 < 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.