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Marvin Name Popularity

    

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How popular is Marvin?

In 2017 the less frequently given name Marvin, ranked the 559th Most Popular Boys Name in the United States.

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

It reached its highest popularity RANKING of #44 for the first time in 1933 and as recently as 1934.

Nonetheless, the name was given to the greatest number of children in 1928 with 4,454 occurrences.

The least number of children given the name Marvin was 57 in 1881.

Approximately during the years 1894-1900, and 1903-1923, the name Marvin took a definitive turn upwards in popularity whereas 1971-1975, 1991-1995, and 2006-2010 were years of successive downward movement.

Marvin's popularity has been moving downward for some time. , continuing the trend, the number of children named Marvin lately has dropped.

What does the future hold for the popularity of Marvin?

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

The name Marvin still has a solid footing but will probably continue to drift downward in popularity.

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

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   Marvin (Girl)Marvin (Boy)
Year %No. of Babies Given NamePopul. RankNo. of Babies Given NamePopul. Rank
2017 < 5 -- 483 559
2016 < 5 -- 531 544
2015 < 5 -- 520 550
2014 < 5 -- 570 493
2013 < 5 -- 549 496
2012 < 5 -- 578 472
2011 < 5 -- 571 471
2010 < 5 -- 634 431
2009 < 5 -- 706 415
2008 < 5 -- 825 372
2007 < 5 -- 882 357
2006 < 5 -- 890 346
2005 < 5 -- 808 365
2004 5 17,838 797 353
2003 < 5 -- 864 333
2002 < 5 -- 797 344
2001 < 5 -- 800 343
2000 < 5 -- 810 338
1999 < 5 -- 762 349
1998 < 5 -- 840 323
1997 < 5 -- 858 311
1996 < 5 -- 870 305
1995 < 5 -- 843 314
1994 6 12,808 978 278
1993 9 9,227 1,081 267
1992 5 14,671 1,175 245
1991 5 14,535 1,193 237
1990 7 10,936 1,216 237
1989 5 13,728 1,189 228
1988 15 5,493 1,153 221
1987 18 4,598 1,079 220
1986 9 7,500 1,136 212
1985 15 4,997 1,143 211
1984 12 5,745 1,102 210
1983 11 6,058 1,172 202
1982 9 7,249 1,136 213
1981 16 4,649 1,170 212
1980 11 6,169 1,224 200
1979 14 4,990 1,244 196
1978 15 4,585 1,200 196
1977 19 3,859 1,172 196
1976 17 3,897 1,253 182
1975 15 4,280 1,311 177
1974 20 3,385 1,485 163
1973 20 3,301 1,506 162
1972 22 3,020 1,595 162
1971 27 2,701 1,932 152
1970 9 5,660 2,034 153
1969 17 3,410 2,199 139
1968 28 2,335 2,255 129
1967 25 2,471 2,429 124
1966 18 3,002 2,733 113
1965 21 2,720 2,970 109
1964 30 2,230 2,976 119
1963 25 2,463 2,974 120
1962 18 2,994 3,131 118
1961 21 2,721 3,183 119
1960 17 3,061 3,278 119
1959 10 4,208 3,165 123
1958 21 2,557 3,291 119
1957 15 3,106 3,412 111
1956 20 2,586 3,475 105
1955 16 2,908 3,658 94
1954 15 2,972 3,498 97
1953 23 2,217 3,558 94
1952 13 3,139 3,582 95
1951 15 2,770 3,555 96
1950 15 2,739 3,496 93
1949 19 2,315 3,724 89
1948 21 2,163 3,626 90
1947 19 2,327 3,772 89
1946 18 2,283 3,599 88
1945 17 2,122 3,294 80
1944 25 1,688 3,567 75
1943 21 1,928 3,936 66
1942 18 2,092 3,792 66
1941 19 1,930 3,626 63
1940 21 1,776 3,499 63
1939 21 1,710 3,759 52
1938 14 2,296 3,899 53
1937 16 2,063 3,910 49
1936 18 1,846 3,942 49
1935 23 1,592 4,272 45
1934 20 1,748 4,218 44
1933 29 1,348 4,131 44
1932 33 1,286 4,187 46
1931 30 1,362 4,359 45
1930 35 1,282 4,401 48
1929 44 1,117 4,390 46
1928 32 1,385 4,454 46
1927 37 1,322 4,394 47
1926 33 1,405 4,110 50
1925 26 1,682 4,092 51
1924 40 1,273 4,023 50
1923 26 1,657 3,811 51
1922 24 1,761 3,581 56
1921 23 1,847 3,490 59
1920 24 1,733 3,244 62
1919 14 2,459 2,997 63
1918 22 1,787 2,829 68
1917 16 2,163 2,517 68
1916 12 2,602 2,529 66
1915 15 2,106 2,227 72
1914 10 2,373 1,627 75
1913 10 2,118 1,236 77
1912 5 3,275 958 83
1911 8 1,895 488 82
1910 8 1,880 413 84
1909 7 1,897 354 85
1908 7 1,785 311 87
1907 < 5 -- 304 87
1906 < 5 -- 245 94
1905 5 2,131 215 100
1904 < 5 -- 203 104
1903 < 5 -- 185 106
1902 6 1,726 186 105
1901 < 5 -- 145 117
1900 < 5 -- 176 130
1899 < 5 -- 138 121
1898 < 5 -- 127 141
1897 < 5 -- 134 122
1896 < 5 -- 93 175
1895 < 5 -- 107 144
1894 < 5 -- 92 168
1893 < 5 -- 102 148
1892 < 5 -- 88 180
1891 < 5 -- 93 143
1890 < 5 -- 99 143
1889 < 5 -- 77 175
1888 < 5 -- 90 167
1887 < 5 -- 70 181
1886 < 5 -- 90 155
1885 < 5 -- 65 197
1884 < 5 -- 73 190
1883 < 5 -- 71 174
1882 < 5 -- 64 201
1881 < 5 -- 57 200
1880 < 5 -- 69 184

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.