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Napoleon Name Popularity

    

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How popular is Napoleon?

The rare name Napoleon was the 4,151st Most Popular Boys Name in the United States in 2018.

Napoleon, although not presently in the top 1000, did once enjoy higher rankings.

Its highest popularity RANKING of #297 was reached in 1887.

Nonetheless, the name was given to the greatest number of children in 1926 with 122 occurrences.

The least amount of newborns dubbed Napoleon in any given year was 11 in 1904.

Approximately during the years 1897-1900, 1904-1915, 1944-1947, 1950-1955, 1963-1966, and 1984-1987, the name Napoleon took a definitive turn upwards in popularity whereas clearly downward trends happened around 1900-1904, 1972-1976, and 2005-2009.

Where is the name Napoleon popularity headed?

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

For a number of years, the name Napoleon has been moving downward in popularity. In recent years, continuing the trend, the number of babies given the name Napoleon has dropped.

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

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   Napoleon (Girl)Napoleon (Boy)
Year %No. of Babies Given NamePopul. RankNo. of Babies Given NamePopul. Rank
2018 < 5 -- 25 4,151
2017 < 5 -- 15 5,961
2016 < 5 -- 13 6,584
2015 < 5 -- 18 5,205
2014 < 5 -- 17 5,396
2013 < 5 -- 37 3,033
2012 < 5 -- 19 4,973
2011 < 5 -- 20 4,772
2010 < 5 -- 23 4,323
2009 < 5 -- 19 5,049
2008 < 5 -- 23 4,347
2007 < 5 -- 32 3,424
2006 < 5 -- 28 3,660
2005 < 5 -- 31 3,295
2004 < 5 -- 30 3,262
2003 < 5 -- 33 2,971
2002 < 5 -- 29 3,156
2001 < 5 -- 42 2,369
2000 < 5 -- 44 2,243
1999 < 5 -- 28 2,996
1998 < 5 -- 40 2,260
1997 < 5 -- 35 2,381
1996 < 5 -- 32 2,468
1995 < 5 -- 38 2,161
1994 < 5 -- 37 2,205
1993 < 5 -- 36 2,196
1992 < 5 -- 46 1,816
1991 < 5 -- 41 1,909
1990 < 5 -- 55 1,542
1989 < 5 -- 67 1,346
1988 < 5 -- 49 1,521
1987 < 5 -- 68 1,169
1986 < 5 -- 50 1,413
1985 < 5 -- 53 1,325
1984 < 5 -- 46 1,416
1983 < 5 -- 45 1,417
1982 < 5 -- 47 1,390
1981 < 5 -- 54 1,257
1980 < 5 -- 52 1,304
1979 < 5 -- 48 1,347
1978 < 5 -- 42 1,449
1977 < 5 -- 52 1,237
1976 < 5 -- 39 1,443
1975 < 5 -- 56 1,133
1974 < 5 -- 49 1,187
1973 < 5 -- 54 1,117
1972 < 5 -- 70 975
1971 < 5 -- 54 1,121
1970 < 5 -- 62 1,039
1969 < 5 -- 90 815
1968 < 5 -- 75 843
1967 < 5 -- 89 775
1966 < 5 -- 97 753
1965 < 5 -- 83 812
1964 < 5 -- 69 920
1963 < 5 -- 69 904
1962 < 5 -- 72 899
1961 < 5 -- 76 880
1960 < 5 -- 75 882
1959 < 5 -- 89 812
1958 < 5 -- 88 800
1957 < 5 -- 72 897
1956 < 5 -- 78 853
1955 < 5 -- 121 666
1954 < 5 -- 102 717
1953 < 5 -- 84 776
1952 < 5 -- 99 708
1951 < 5 -- 89 739
1950 < 5 -- 78 775
1949 < 5 -- 85 748
1948 < 5 -- 79 762
1947 < 5 -- 84 750
1946 < 5 -- 60 853
1945 < 5 -- 60 805
1944 < 5 -- 64 787
1943 < 5 -- 70 784
1942 < 5 -- 81 715
1941 < 5 -- 60 825
1940 < 5 -- 58 826
1939 < 5 -- 75 690
1938 < 5 -- 73 717
1937 < 5 -- 67 748
1936 < 5 -- 73 694
1935 < 5 -- 93 603
1934 < 5 -- 79 689
1933 < 5 -- 85 629
1932 < 5 -- 99 594
1931 < 5 -- 74 706
1930 < 5 -- 80 698
1929 < 5 -- 96 625
1928 < 5 -- 76 737
1927 5 5,381 94 656
1926 < 5 -- 122 558
1925 < 5 -- 111 598
1924 < 5 -- 116 590
1923 < 5 -- 112 599
1922 < 5 -- 96 657
1921 < 5 -- 117 587
1920 < 5 -- 96 648
1919 < 5 -- 109 574
1918 < 5 -- 109 583
1917 < 5 -- 79 677
1916 < 5 -- 98 590
1915 < 5 -- 102 560
1914 < 5 -- 78 568
1913 < 5 -- 74 505
1912 < 5 -- 56 538
1911 < 5 -- 48 417
1910 < 5 -- 44 402
1909 < 5 -- 35 425
1908 < 5 -- 35 401
1907 < 5 -- 24 482
1906 < 5 -- 14 670
1905 < 5 -- 25 446
1904 < 5 -- 11 751
1903 < 5 -- 16 566
1902 < 5 -- 23 434
1901 < 5 -- 24 390
1900 < 5 -- 32 399
1899 < 5 -- 20 423
1898 < 5 -- 19 480
1897 < 5 -- 23 398
1896 < 5 -- 22 421
1895 < 5 -- 27 365
1894 < 5 -- 22 406
1893 < 5 -- 23 380
1892 < 5 -- 22 410
1891 < 5 -- 24 356
1890 < 5 -- 25 355
1889 < 5 -- 20 412
1888 < 5 -- 22 401
1887 < 5 -- 32 297
1886 < 5 -- 32 307
1885 < 5 -- 26 339
1884 < 5 -- 28 334
1883 < 5 -- 22 368
1882 < 5 -- 29 321
1881 < 5 -- 25 329
1880 < 5 -- 31 303

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.