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Micah Name Popularity

    

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How popular is Micah?

In 2018 the somewhat popular name Micah, ranked the 103rd Most Popular Boys Name in the United States.

Presently one of the top 250 most popular, Micah has been less popular than the top 1000 in the past.

It reached its highest popularity ranking of #102 in 2011 with 3,764 occurrences.

The least number of children given the name Micah was less than 5, most recently in 1948.

Decidely upward trends in the number of babies given the name Micah occurred roughly during the years 1952-1955, 1956-1961, 1966-1977, and 1992-2008.

Micah's popularity has steadily increased for some time. however, the number of children named Micah lately has remained about the same.

What does the future hold for the popularity of Micah?

Overall, when compared to its most prominent year, the name's popularity is at or near its highest point.

The name Micah is favored by many parents 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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   Micah (Girl)Micah (Boy)
Year %No. of Babies Given NamePopul. RankNo. of Babies Given NamePopul. Rank
2018 268 980 3,718 103
2017 266 980 3,683 107
2016 278 966 3,482 115
2015 334 840 3,749 105
2014 269 990 3,659 109
2013 294 876 3,694 105
2012 307 867 3,762 103
2011 288 906 3,764 102
2010 319 841 3,565 108
2009 346 817 3,540 118
2008 313 889 3,523 121
2007 378 769 3,305 126
2006 399 713 2,839 145
2005 295 857 2,710 150
2004 344 759 2,487 162
2003 371 706 2,285 173
2002 397 641 2,224 173
2001 399 628 2,113 177
2000 393 636 1,975 186
1999 421 586 1,739 195
1998 415 582 1,691 199
1997 369 613 1,570 202
1996 359 627 1,478 210
1995 348 629 1,390 212
1994 289 719 1,170 246
1993 278 747 1,202 240
1992 270 769 1,196 240
1991 252 815 1,136 245
1990 212 908 1,180 238
1989 179 975 1,119 237
1988 210 855 1,113 224
1987 189 892 1,064 224
1986 184 894 1,100 217
1985 166 943 1,147 208
1984 175 872 1,114 207
1983 162 924 1,039 220
1982 153 969 1,122 216
1981 165 910 1,169 213
1980 132 1,072 1,048 228
1979 134 1,045 1,144 205
1978 146 958 1,007 215
1977 104 1,191 1,051 211
1976 98 1,169 899 226
1975 80 1,345 790 254
1974 82 1,309 694 272
1973 54 1,678 528 327
1972 40 2,014 372 408
1971 30 2,521 269 490
1970 25 2,831 225 541
1969 21 2,980 174 592
1968 15 3,555 130 661
1967 14 3,596 129 657
1966 17 3,115 108 717
1965 17 3,116 117 691
1964 12 4,033 97 772
1963 12 3,960 95 784
1962 9 4,766 110 732
1961 9 4,779 103 761
1960 7 5,523 73 892
1959 10 4,216 65 959
1958 10 4,101 31 1,411
1957 < 5 -- 22 1,743
1956 5 6,578 24 1,626
1955 9 4,281 26 1,528
1954 6 5,544 15 2,090
1953 < 5 -- 12 2,359
1952 < 5 -- 14 2,125
1951 < 5 -- 13 2,212
1950 < 5 -- 16 1,930
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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.