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Mercedes Name Popularity

    

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How popular is Mercedes?

In 2017 the uncommon name Mercedes, ranked the 1,060th Most Popular Girls Name in the United States.

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

It reached its highest popularity ranking of #164 in 1991 with 1,797 occurrences.

The least amount of newborns dubbed Mercedes in any given year was less than 5, most recently in 1881.

Mercedes, decisively moved upwards in popularity around the years 1888-1894, 1896-1900, 1901-1904, 1906-1915, 1916-1920, 1947-1950, 1967-1970, 1979-1982, and 1983-1991, whereas clearly downward trends happened around 1998-2015.

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

Mercedes's popularity has been spiralling downward for some time. In recent years, continuing the trend, the number of babies given the name Mercedes has dropped.

What does the future hold for the popularity of Mercedes?

Mercedes's popularity is at a very low point when measured against its most notable year.

The name Mercedes is used by only a select few and will probably continue to drift downward in popularity.

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   Mercedes (Girl)Mercedes (Boy)
Year %No. of Babies Given NamePopul. RankNo. of Babies Given NamePopul. Rank
2017 239 1,060 < 5 --
2016 252 1,043 < 5 --
2015 242 1,081 < 5 --
2014 269 989 < 5 --
2013 299 862 < 5 --
2012 398 707 < 5 --
2011 363 758 < 5 --
2010 433 668 < 5 --
2009 456 647 < 5 --
2008 580 527 < 5 --
2007 664 489 < 5 --
2006 727 437 < 5 --
2005 817 383 < 5 --
2004 952 337 7 9,595
2003 948 332 < 5 --
2002 1,068 293 < 5 --
2001 1,098 283 < 5 --
2000 1,134 285 < 5 --
1999 1,207 262 9 6,908
1998 1,376 224 6 9,236
1997 1,244 241 < 5 --
1996 1,390 211 7 7,698
1995 1,544 191 < 5 --
1994 1,571 189 6 8,429
1993 1,777 171 15 4,159
1992 1,730 177 13 4,490
1991 1,797 164 10 5,375
1990 1,654 176 19 3,262
1989 1,219 225 25 2,585
1988 608 396 27 2,285
1987 427 500 18 2,908
1986 385 530 19 2,741
1985 358 552 9 4,558
1984 294 609 11 3,842
1983 310 577 9 4,368
1982 305 595 7 5,403
1981 253 687 10 4,041
1980 248 693 11 3,756
1979 223 736 5 6,717
1978 219 721 < 5 --
1977 209 737 < 5 --
1976 203 723 12 3,197
1975 211 705 8 4,168
1974 169 801 5 5,729
1973 167 791 5 5,606
1972 189 740 < 5 --
1971 191 766 < 5 --
1970 201 737 < 5 --
1969 167 798 < 5 --
1968 157 809 < 5 --
1967 164 767 < 5 --
1966 158 782 < 5 --
1965 168 766 < 5 --
1964 173 789 < 5 --
1963 184 759 < 5 --
1962 180 778 < 5 --
1961 181 781 < 5 --
1960 166 801 < 5 --
1959 176 770 5 4,369
1958 184 728 < 5 --
1957 167 778 < 5 --
1956 188 699 < 5 --
1955 160 749 < 5 --
1954 183 694 < 5 --
1953 159 720 < 5 --
1952 158 708 < 5 --
1951 187 637 < 5 --
1950 179 642 < 5 --
1949 148 696 < 5 --
1948 136 726 < 5 --
1947 146 701 < 5 --
1946 149 650 < 5 --
1945 156 586 < 5 --
1944 124 667 < 5 --
1943 134 656 < 5 --
1942 120 683 < 5 --
1941 120 647 < 5 --
1940 135 601 < 5 --
1939 170 514 < 5 --
1938 177 503 < 5 --
1937 197 466 6 3,397
1936 163 514 < 5 --
1935 175 477 6 3,519
1934 168 498 < 5 --
1933 176 480 6 3,519
1932 186 485 5 4,118
1931 212 444 8 3,016
1930 234 440 < 5 --
1929 266 406 9 2,899
1928 252 426 6 3,992
1927 291 402 8 3,350
1926 273 411 < 5 --
1925 295 398 9 3,064
1924 320 379 10 2,953
1923 275 404 7 3,697
1922 240 431 < 5 --
1921 299 387 < 5 --
1920 318 369 5 4,737
1919 225 438 < 5 --
1918 236 432 < 5 --
1917 253 398 6 3,830
1916 227 412 < 5 --
1915 232 394 < 5 --
1914 167 411 < 5 --
1913 131 433 < 5 --
1912 122 426 < 5 --
1911 92 426 < 5 --
1910 82 442 < 5 --
1909 73 434 < 5 --
1908 64 454 < 5 --
1907 68 433 < 5 --
1906 52 474 < 5 --
1905 60 435 < 5 --
1904 62 408 < 5 --
1903 33 570 < 5 --
1902 44 473 < 5 --
1901 25 642 < 5 --
1900 49 486 < 5 --
1899 35 504 < 5 --
1898 33 566 < 5 --
1897 17 780 < 5 --
1896 26 619 < 5 --
1895 27 587 < 5 --
1894 25 591 < 5 --
1893 14 818 < 5 --
1892 17 717 < 5 --
1891 18 637 < 5 --
1890 14 750 < 5 --
1889 13 745 < 5 --
1888 9 938 < 5 --
1887 10 775 < 5 --
1886 10 758 < 5 --
1885 6 1,007 < 5 --
1884 7 903 < 5 --
1883 6 889 < 5 --
1882 7 790 < 5 --
1881 < 5 -- < 5 --
1880 6 809 < 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.