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Michele Name Popularity

    

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How popular is Michele?

In 2017 the rare name Michele, ranked the 4,171st Most Popular Girls Name in the United States.

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

It reached its highest popularity ranking of #29 in 1968 with 11,217 occurrences.

In any year, the least number of babies named Michele was less than 5, most recently in 1914.

Decidely upward trends in the number of babies given the name Michele occurred roughly during the years 1922-1926, 1933-1954, and 1956-1966, whereas unequivocal downward movement occurred about 1968-1987, 1988-1999, and 2001-2011.

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

Michele's popularity has been spiralling downward for some time. Of late, continuing the trend, the number of parents selecting the name Michele for their newborn has dropped.

What does the future hold for the popularity of Michele?

Overall, when compared to its most prominent year, the name's popularity is at an extremely low point.

The name Michele is very unique and will probably continue to drift downward in popularity.

Relative to what it once was, Michele is very rarely used as a given name.

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   Michele (Girl)Michele (Boy)
Year %No. of Babies Given NamePopul. RankNo. of Babies Given NamePopul. Rank
2017 35 4,171 9 8,547
2016 59 2,888 13 6,567
2015 61 2,870 < 5 --
2014 48 3,350 5 13,355
2013 63 2,747 9 8,527
2012 62 2,823 10 7,931
2011 58 2,977 10 7,878
2010 72 2,553 10 7,940
2009 88 2,234 10 8,088
2008 97 2,099 13 6,641
2007 107 1,932 15 5,823
2006 149 1,485 11 7,258
2005 147 1,448 11 6,948
2004 196 1,159 18 4,714
2003 213 1,058 18 4,554
2002 207 1,039 20 4,138
2001 265 863 26 3,376
2000 247 891 21 3,869
1999 256 845 17 4,270
1998 299 732 16 4,331
1997 324 672 15 4,394
1996 397 579 15 4,321
1995 472 515 17 3,794
1994 563 453 21 3,294
1993 712 359 27 2,671
1992 822 328 23 2,970
1991 1,007 276 22 2,957
1990 1,164 244 37 2,035
1989 1,267 214 43 1,783
1988 1,272 206 32 2,020
1987 1,310 205 38 1,745
1986 1,423 188 38 1,681
1985 1,478 182 33 1,822
1984 1,692 161 33 1,750
1983 1,837 155 36 1,643
1982 2,224 135 37 1,636
1981 2,274 127 47 1,383
1980 2,486 126 36 1,645
1979 2,878 105 57 1,220
1978 3,485 86 42 1,448
1977 3,712 77 47 1,331
1976 4,443 63 51 1,219
1975 5,034 56 60 1,093
1974 5,586 50 70 983
1973 5,996 44 50 1,168
1972 7,377 36 66 998
1971 7,956 39 57 1,091
1970 10,096 31 72 946
1969 10,559 30 85 834
1968 11,217 29 62 926
1967 10,417 36 67 881
1966 10,687 36 64 909
1965 8,664 48 41 1,198
1964 7,905 58 43 1,181
1963 7,512 59 50 1,086
1962 7,429 59 49 1,100
1961 6,990 63 31 1,448
1960 5,611 89 38 1,287
1959 5,445 88 33 1,377
1958 5,209 92 33 1,357
1957 4,743 99 28 1,505
1956 4,614 100 28 1,500
1955 4,764 93 22 1,664
1954 4,766 89 24 1,587
1953 3,722 102 24 1,572
1952 3,403 110 25 1,540
1951 2,792 125 20 1,714
1950 2,500 128 20 1,687
1949 2,383 135 20 1,692
1948 1,797 159 10 2,559
1947 1,985 148 16 1,966
1946 1,374 187 16 1,866
1945 948 206 13 1,989
1944 1,157 187 10 2,417
1943 958 210 15 1,963
1942 728 255 11 2,344
1941 172 535 8 2,805
1940 102 692 9 2,613
1939 57 934 < 5 --
1938 53 983 12 2,147
1937 46 1,057 < 5 --
1936 37 1,179 9 2,565
1935 33 1,256 < 5 --
1934 22 1,636 5 4,034
1933 28 1,392 12 2,181
1932 27 1,477 11 2,417
1931 8 3,408 7 3,297
1930 6 4,391 13 2,258
1929 11 2,866 13 2,280
1928 19 1,999 15 2,123
1927 15 2,404 14 2,258
1926 19 2,053 17 1,961
1925 11 3,069 21 1,724
1924 12 2,919 19 1,876
1923 12 2,862 19 1,848
1922 8 3,900 15 2,205
1921 8 3,912 20 1,804
1920 7 4,275 22 1,676
1919 7 4,115 21 1,675
1918 9 3,429 17 1,966
1917 8 3,599 26 1,384
1916 10 2,962 24 1,452
1915 5 4,753 13 2,138
1914 < 5 -- 14 1,744
1913 < 5 -- 13 1,558
1912 < 5 -- 5 2,789
1911 < 5 -- 10 1,174
1910 < 5 -- < 5 --
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1908 < 5 -- < 5 --
1907 < 5 -- < 5 --
1906 < 5 -- < 5 --
1905 < 5 -- 5 1,362
1904 < 5 -- < 5 --
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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.