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Maura Name Popularity

    

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How popular is Maura?

In 2017 the uncommon name Maura, ranked the 1,248th Most Popular Girls Name in the United States.

This once, top 1000 name, Maura is currently less popular.

It reached its highest popularity ranking of #468 in 1964 with 430 occurrences.

The least amount of newborns dubbed Maura in any given year was less than 5, most recently in 1914.

Approximately during the years 1928-1935, 1937-1941, 1942-1957, and 1978-1982 the name Maura took a definitive turn upwards in popularity.

Sometimes the name Maura has been more popular as a girls name and sometimes it has been more popular as a boys.

Maura's popularity has been moving downward for some time. In recent years however, the number of babies given the name Maura has remained about the same.

What does the future hold for the popularity of Maura?

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

The name Maura is still rare and has recently started to plateu at its present level but may also begin to make a more decisive move up or down.

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   Maura (Girl)Maura (Boy)
Year %No. of Babies Given NamePopul. RankNo. of Babies Given NamePopul. Rank
2017 189 1,248 < 5 --
2016 143 1,560 < 5 --
2015 154 1,487 < 5 --
2014 161 1,415 < 5 --
2013 152 1,466 < 5 --
2012 177 1,327 < 5 --
2011 181 1,302 < 5 --
2010 193 1,248 < 5 --
2009 195 1,257 < 5 --
2008 215 1,186 < 5 --
2007 231 1,122 < 5 --
2006 289 916 < 5 --
2005 318 816 < 5 --
2004 358 738 < 5 --
2003 316 782 < 5 --
2002 300 786 < 5 --
2001 372 674 < 5 --
2000 308 748 < 5 --
1999 310 728 < 5 --
1998 335 683 < 5 --
1997 361 619 < 5 --
1996 310 698 < 5 --
1995 303 698 < 5 --
1994 297 706 < 5 --
1993 311 695 < 5 --
1992 313 691 < 5 --
1991 374 601 < 5 --
1990 349 643 < 5 --
1989 348 613 < 5 --
1988 317 627 < 5 --
1987 271 684 < 5 --
1986 273 675 < 5 --
1985 267 676 < 5 --
1984 222 738 < 5 --
1983 248 685 < 5 --
1982 279 640 5 7,005
1981 236 710 < 5 --
1980 232 723 < 5 --
1979 229 726 < 5 --
1978 191 789 < 5 --
1977 194 780 < 5 --
1976 194 748 < 5 --
1975 174 798 < 5 --
1974 206 711 < 5 --
1973 216 691 < 5 --
1972 240 638 < 5 --
1971 262 632 < 5 --
1970 271 627 < 5 --
1969 325 547 < 5 --
1968 346 518 < 5 --
1967 337 518 < 5 --
1966 348 507 < 5 --
1965 385 484 < 5 --
1964 430 468 < 5 --
1963 417 474 < 5 --
1962 365 507 < 5 --
1961 366 512 < 5 --
1960 332 530 < 5 --
1959 312 551 < 5 --
1958 294 576 < 5 --
1957 287 570 < 5 --
1956 248 609 < 5 --
1955 217 632 < 5 --
1954 209 632 < 5 --
1953 140 776 < 5 --
1952 161 704 < 5 --
1951 121 814 < 5 --
1950 80 1,024 < 5 --
1949 92 929 < 5 --
1948 99 878 < 5 --
1947 65 1,116 < 5 --
1946 57 1,128 < 5 --
1945 43 1,227 < 5 --
1944 42 1,230 < 5 --
1943 37 1,357 < 5 --
1942 32 1,461 < 5 --
1941 35 1,303 < 5 --
1940 30 1,398 < 5 --
1939 24 1,578 < 5 --
1938 25 1,532 < 5 --
1937 16 2,067 < 5 --
1936 20 1,726 < 5 --
1935 32 1,295 < 5 --
1934 24 1,535 < 5 --
1933 22 1,641 < 5 --
1932 22 1,665 < 5 --
1931 14 2,270 < 5 --
1930 13 2,514 < 5 --
1929 11 2,860 < 5 --
1928 10 3,081 < 5 --
1927 11 2,992 < 5 --
1926 8 3,786 < 5 --
1925 19 2,091 < 5 --
1924 17 2,281 < 5 --
1923 8 3,859 < 5 --
1922 11 3,089 < 5 --
1921 14 2,586 < 5 --
1920 16 2,334 < 5 --
1919 6 4,617 < 5 --
1918 8 3,742 < 5 --
1917 5 5,053 < 5 --
1916 7 3,798 < 5 --
1915 6 4,081 < 5 --
1914 < 5 -- < 5 --
1913 6 3,068 < 5 --
1912 5 3,279 < 5 --
1911 < 5 -- < 5 --
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1909 < 5 -- < 5 --
1908 < 5 -- < 5 --
1907 < 5 -- < 5 --
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1904 < 5 -- < 5 --
1903 5 1,975 < 5 --
1902 < 5 -- < 5 --
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1900 < 5 -- < 5 --
1899 < 5 -- < 5 --
1898 < 5 -- < 5 --
1897 < 5 -- < 5 --
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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.