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Marcus Name Popularity

    

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How popular is Marcus?

In 2018 the somewhat popular name Marcus, ranked the 209th Most Popular Boys Name in the United States.

Presently one of the top 250 most popular, Marcus has been a top 500 placer since the Social Security Administration began keeping records in 1880.

It reached its highest popularity ranking of #57 in 1984 with 5,992 occurrences.

The least amount of newborns dubbed Marcus in any given year was 23 in 1887.

Approximately during the years 1890-1893, 1903-1906, 1907-1915, 1943-1954, 1955-1960, and 1965-1970 the name Marcus took a definitive turn upwards in popularity.

Marcus's popularity has steadily decreased for some time. In recent years, continuing the trend, the number of babies given the name Marcus has dropped.

What does the future hold for the popularity of Marcus?

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

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

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   Marcus (Girl)Marcus (Boy)
Year %No. of Babies Given NamePopul. RankNo. of Babies Given NamePopul. Rank
2018 < 5 -- 1,880 209
2017 5 17,432 2,023 195
2016 5 17,845 2,174 183
2015 < 5 -- 2,466 168
2014 < 5 -- 2,609 157
2013 < 5 -- 2,527 159
2012 5 18,552 2,716 149
2011 < 5 -- 2,809 145
2010 5 18,801 3,123 130
2009 < 5 -- 3,407 123
2008 5 19,396 3,388 125
2007 5 19,431 3,664 117
2006 < 5 -- 3,805 112
2005 < 5 -- 3,472 116
2004 22 5,683 3,477 116
2003 7 13,312 3,391 119
2002 5 17,135 3,543 106
2001 9 10,673 3,694 104
2000 14 7,417 3,795 99
1999 15 6,721 3,866 98
1998 6 13,487 4,011 96
1997 9 9,511 4,181 93
1996 11 7,914 4,546 87
1995 13 6,889 4,646 81
1994 14 6,524 5,257 75
1993 13 6,889 5,060 74
1992 19 5,184 4,537 82
1991 12 7,230 5,068 76
1990 31 3,482 5,300 72
1989 37 2,966 5,397 67
1988 41 2,623 5,208 66
1987 56 2,009 4,946 67
1986 66 1,761 5,273 63
1985 65 1,750 5,585 61
1984 64 1,717 5,992 57
1983 67 1,655 5,633 58
1982 36 2,623 4,987 63
1981 40 2,431 4,511 67
1980 45 2,235 4,257 71
1979 46 2,171 4,050 76
1978 43 2,174 3,999 70
1977 39 2,326 3,850 72
1976 33 2,462 3,686 74
1975 43 2,038 3,971 67
1974 38 2,159 3,806 73
1973 30 2,484 3,713 72
1972 32 2,339 3,687 71
1971 42 2,022 4,412 65
1970 30 2,487 4,317 72
1969 18 3,268 2,216 138
1968 18 3,125 1,540 174
1967 14 3,582 1,475 176
1966 12 3,863 1,271 193
1965 9 4,699 1,373 184
1964 10 4,532 1,353 207
1963 12 3,939 1,322 212
1962 5 7,173 1,370 208
1961 10 4,427 1,312 214
1960 6 6,120 1,324 210
1959 8 4,866 1,206 226
1958 7 5,223 985 251
1957 9 4,424 1,033 240
1956 5 6,528 1,061 225
1955 < 5 -- 973 228
1954 6 5,510 898 235
1953 7 4,860 726 257
1952 5 6,086 676 263
1951 < 5 -- 578 283
1950 7 4,580 556 283
1949 < 5 -- 464 315
1948 < 5 -- 406 333
1947 < 5 -- 391 345
1946 < 5 -- 383 330
1945 < 5 -- 280 355
1944 5 5,005 276 361
1943 < 5 -- 282 365
1942 < 5 -- 268 371
1941 < 5 -- 265 358
1940 < 5 -- 251 363
1939 5 4,677 226 377
1938 < 5 -- 224 375
1937 < 5 -- 226 359
1936 5 4,613 207 382
1935 < 5 -- 226 361
1934 < 5 -- 226 361
1933 < 5 -- 239 349
1932 < 5 -- 222 377
1931 < 5 -- 225 374
1930 < 5 -- 277 334
1929 < 5 -- 248 361
1928 < 5 -- 256 363
1927 7 4,119 280 350
1926 < 5 -- 310 326
1925 < 5 -- 312 325
1924 < 5 -- 333 317
1923 6 4,754 320 327
1922 7 4,286 297 343
1921 6 4,855 353 305
1920 < 5 -- 321 326
1919 < 5 -- 287 333
1918 < 5 -- 273 349
1917 5 5,030 283 322
1916 < 5 -- 278 312
1915 < 5 -- 307 283
1914 < 5 -- 192 332
1913 < 5 -- 172 304
1912 < 5 -- 132 328
1911 < 5 -- 64 341
1910 < 5 -- 63 314
1909 < 5 -- 49 330
1908 < 5 -- 51 309
1907 < 5 -- 46 316
1906 < 5 -- 61 253
1905 < 5 -- 53 272
1904 < 5 -- 42 305
1903 < 5 -- 44 285
1902 < 5 -- 44 286
1901 < 5 -- 44 262
1900 < 5 -- 48 303
1899 < 5 -- 46 249
1898 < 5 -- 44 271
1897 < 5 -- 38 297
1896 < 5 -- 39 299
1895 < 5 -- 36 302
1894 < 5 -- 46 259
1893 < 5 -- 51 245
1892 < 5 -- 44 272
1891 < 5 -- 28 321
1890 < 5 -- 33 301
1889 < 5 -- 38 272
1888 < 5 -- 47 258
1887 < 5 -- 23 349
1886 < 5 -- 39 273
1885 < 5 -- 44 250
1884 < 5 -- 57 220
1883 < 5 -- 38 271
1882 < 5 -- 46 253
1881 < 5 -- 45 227
1880 < 5 -- 47 242

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.