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Murl Name Popularity

    

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How popular is Murl?

Mostly unused in the United States, less than 5 babies were bestowed the name in 2016.

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

It reached its highest popularity RANKING of #788 in 1898.

However, the name was bestowed upon the greatest number of babies in 1919 with 65 occurrences.

The least amount of newborns dubbed Murl in any given year was less than 5, most recently in 2016.

Decidely upward trends in the number of babies given the name Murl occurred roughly during the years 1910-1916, whereas clearly downward trends happened around 1926-1929, and 1958-1961.

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

Murl's popularity has remained mostly unchanged for some time. In recent years, continuing the trend, the number of babies given the name Murl has remained about the same.

What does the future hold for the popularity of Murl?

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

The name Murl is mostly unused and will probably continue to plateu at its present level but may also begin to make a more decisive move up or down.

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

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   Murl (Girl)Murl (Boy)
Year %No. of Babies Given NamePopul. RankNo. of Babies Given NamePopul. Rank
2016 < 5 -- < 5 --
2015 < 5 -- < 5 --
2014 < 5 -- < 5 --
2013 < 5 -- < 5 --
2012 < 5 -- < 5 --
2011 < 5 -- < 5 --
2010 < 5 -- < 5 --
2009 < 5 -- < 5 --
2008 < 5 -- < 5 --
2007 < 5 -- < 5 --
2006 < 5 -- < 5 --
2005 < 5 -- < 5 --
2004 < 5 -- < 5 --
2003 < 5 -- < 5 --
2002 < 5 -- < 5 --
2001 < 5 -- < 5 --
2000 < 5 -- < 5 --
1999 < 5 -- < 5 --
1998 < 5 -- < 5 --
1997 < 5 -- < 5 --
1996 < 5 -- < 5 --
1995 < 5 -- < 5 --
1994 < 5 -- < 5 --
1993 < 5 -- < 5 --
1992 < 5 -- < 5 --
1991 < 5 -- < 5 --
1990 < 5 -- < 5 --
1989 < 5 -- < 5 --
1988 < 5 -- < 5 --
1987 < 5 -- < 5 --
1986 < 5 -- < 5 --
1985 < 5 -- < 5 --
1984 < 5 -- < 5 --
1983 < 5 -- 5 6,968
1982 < 5 -- < 5 --
1981 < 5 -- < 5 --
1980 < 5 -- 6 6,002
1979 < 5 -- < 5 --
1978 < 5 -- 5 6,461
1977 < 5 -- 6 5,619
1976 < 5 -- < 5 --
1975 < 5 -- < 5 --
1974 < 5 -- 7 4,475
1973 < 5 -- 6 4,899
1972 < 5 -- < 5 --
1971 < 5 -- 5 5,420
1970 < 5 -- 5 5,218
1969 < 5 -- 8 3,497
1968 < 5 -- 8 3,281
1967 < 5 -- 7 3,451
1966 < 5 -- < 5 --
1965 < 5 -- 7 3,459
1964 < 5 -- 13 2,380
1963 < 5 -- 17 2,014
1962 < 5 -- 8 3,223
1961 < 5 -- 14 2,299
1960 < 5 -- 12 2,501
1959 < 5 -- 14 2,261
1958 6 5,901 19 1,875
1957 < 5 -- 20 1,824
1956 < 5 -- 16 2,065
1955 < 5 -- 13 2,281
1954 < 5 -- 20 1,739
1953 < 5 -- 17 1,942
1952 5 6,156 23 1,604
1951 < 5 -- 13 2,215
1950 < 5 -- 30 1,333
1949 < 5 -- 15 2,000
1948 < 5 -- 18 1,795
1947 8 4,241 38 1,186
1946 11 3,159 19 1,679
1945 < 5 -- 35 1,116
1944 < 5 -- 25 1,357
1943 < 5 -- 26 1,394
1942 6 4,490 32 1,240
1941 6 4,287 28 1,268
1940 5 4,842 30 1,242
1939 6 4,109 36 1,079
1938 11 2,691 35 1,104
1937 6 4,128 27 1,302
1936 10 2,803 34 1,133
1935 16 2,076 29 1,266
1934 8 3,378 37 1,088
1933 6 4,081 34 1,141
1932 12 2,600 42 1,034
1931 9 3,155 41 1,057
1930 24 1,645 47 1,001
1929 20 1,873 33 1,231
1928 20 1,946 46 1,028
1927 26 1,659 58 898
1926 19 2,054 50 976
1925 16 2,359 52 939
1924 19 2,111 65 855
1923 16 2,338 43 1,097
1922 21 1,944 55 943
1921 15 2,468 57 935
1920 29 1,537 52 964
1919 13 2,604 65 816
1918 29 1,486 53 915
1917 19 1,897 42 1,013
1916 22 1,667 59 806
1915 24 1,510 50 875
1914 17 1,645 35 945
1913 17 1,450 26 986
1912 11 1,798 21 1,015
1911 5 2,744 9 1,256
1910 9 1,724 5 1,771
1909 7 1,903 10 1,000
1908 9 1,511 8 1,091
1907 9 1,475 5 1,481
1906 7 1,671 6 1,206
1905 8 1,501 9 896
1904 6 1,800 6 1,164
1903 12 1,063 5 1,250
1902 < 5 -- 5 1,256
1901 < 5 -- 8 830
1900 < 5 -- 6 1,268
1899 < 5 -- 5 1,155
1898 < 5 -- 9 788
1897 7 1,351 5 1,176
1896 6 1,529 < 5 --
1895 6 1,541 < 5 --
1894 12 935 7 924
1893 < 5 -- 7 888
1892 < 5 -- < 5 --
1891 5 1,472 7 820
1890 5 1,473 < 5 --
1889 < 5 -- < 5 --
1888 < 5 -- < 5 --
1887 < 5 -- < 5 --
1886 < 5 -- 5 1,062
1885 5 1,155 < 5 --
1884 < 5 -- < 5 --
1883 < 5 -- < 5 --
1882 < 5 -- < 5 --
1881 < 5 -- < 5 --
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.