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Marcel Name Popularity

    

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How popular is Marcel?

In 2017 the less frequently given name Marcel, ranked the 748th Most Popular Boys Name in the United States.

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

It reached its highest popularity RANKING of #500 in 1925.

Nonetheless, the name was given to the greatest number of children in 1992 with 336 occurrences.

The least amount of newborns dubbed Marcel in any given year was less than 5, most recently in 1902.

Approximately during the years 1909-1917, 1920-1923, 1944-1948, 1961-1965, and 1982-1986, the name Marcel took a definitive turn upwards in popularity whereas clearly downward trends happened around 1952-1955.

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

What does the future hold for the popularity of Marcel?

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

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

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   Marcel (Girl)Marcel (Boy)
Year %No. of Babies Given NamePopul. RankNo. of Babies Given NamePopul. Rank
2017 < 5 -- 314 748
2016 < 5 -- 313 770
2015 5 18,113 307 773
2014 < 5 -- 261 851
2013 < 5 -- 275 800
2012 < 5 -- 237 885
2011 < 5 -- 256 841
2010 5 18,795 255 838
2009 5 19,105 234 892
2008 < 5 -- 260 838
2007 < 5 -- 248 852
2006 6 16,383 198 945
2005 5 18,160 238 806
2004 < 5 -- 212 838
2003 5 17,377 227 773
2002 5 17,130 195 854
2001 6 14,655 214 791
2000 5 16,623 226 749
1999 7 12,180 273 641
1998 9 9,804 259 661
1997 6 13,105 250 659
1996 < 5 -- 276 627
1995 5 14,843 253 656
1994 10 8,534 265 638
1993 10 8,451 262 639
1992 11 7,836 336 557
1991 6 12,479 292 597
1990 11 7,644 327 562
1989 5 13,688 279 587
1988 14 5,776 278 551
1987 10 7,129 233 594
1986 10 6,912 248 564
1985 12 5,894 201 616
1984 12 5,736 191 619
1983 6 9,733 206 596
1982 < 5 -- 151 710
1981 8 7,837 176 641
1980 10 6,592 176 657
1979 20 3,857 160 677
1978 9 6,711 134 728
1977 12 5,395 172 645
1976 8 7,004 167 636
1975 14 4,484 184 595
1974 11 5,205 150 659
1973 17 3,731 185 585
1972 17 3,651 202 564
1971 24 2,914 180 620
1970 32 2,385 183 600
1969 22 2,884 175 588
1968 15 3,544 162 595
1967 23 2,604 164 591
1966 18 2,997 141 623
1965 27 2,321 165 592
1964 31 2,177 147 642
1963 29 2,235 124 697
1962 21 2,709 131 677
1961 31 2,132 117 710
1960 28 2,223 124 704
1959 12 3,743 114 719
1958 19 2,718 102 733
1957 24 2,323 107 727
1956 22 2,428 121 683
1955 18 2,686 83 805
1954 22 2,342 107 704
1953 12 3,390 108 690
1952 15 2,876 108 669
1951 19 2,361 96 710
1950 7 4,580 88 732
1949 6 5,031 88 735
1948 10 3,500 110 645
1947 6 5,079 98 700
1946 6 4,774 63 832
1945 6 4,345 75 704
1944 8 3,573 48 929
1943 6 4,498 83 706
1942 5 5,088 80 720
1941 < 5 -- 59 831
1940 10 2,885 53 866
1939 8 3,313 76 683
1938 10 2,859 70 733
1937 < 5 -- 69 736
1936 5 4,611 57 814
1935 < 5 -- 70 734
1934 < 5 -- 100 591
1933 < 5 -- 79 662
1932 5 4,842 114 554
1931 9 3,136 112 556
1930 < 5 -- 129 527
1929 5 5,007 128 519
1928 5 5,155 134 523
1927 7 4,118 142 509
1926 9 3,437 121 561
1925 5 5,485 148 500
1924 8 3,879 142 530
1923 10 3,269 145 510
1922 8 3,880 114 607
1921 15 2,454 101 637
1920 7 4,242 106 613
1919 10 3,134 100 607
1918 8 3,720 112 577
1917 < 5 -- 104 583
1916 < 5 -- 74 692
1915 7 3,659 90 607
1914 < 5 -- 63 641
1913 < 5 -- 44 687
1912 < 5 -- 28 846
1911 < 5 -- 20 722
1910 < 5 -- 11 1,019
1909 < 5 -- 7 1,229
1908 < 5 -- 8 1,082
1907 < 5 -- 9 972
1906 < 5 -- 9 895
1905 < 5 -- 9 888
1904 < 5 -- 5 1,331
1903 < 5 -- 8 887
1902 < 5 -- < 5 --
1901 < 5 -- 7 909
1900 < 5 -- < 5 --
1899 < 5 -- < 5 --
1898 < 5 -- 6 1,081
1897 < 5 -- < 5 --
1896 < 5 -- 5 1,204
1895 < 5 -- 6 1,041
1894 < 5 -- < 5 --
1893 < 5 -- < 5 --
1892 < 5 -- 7 917
1891 < 5 -- < 5 --
1890 < 5 -- < 5 --
1889 < 5 -- < 5 --
1888 < 5 -- < 5 --
1887 < 5 -- < 5 --
1886 < 5 -- < 5 --
1885 < 5 -- < 5 --
1884 < 5 -- 5 1,072
1883 < 5 -- < 5 --
1882 < 5 -- < 5 --
1881 < 5 -- 5 964
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.