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Nelle Name Popularity

    

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How popular is Nelle?

The rare name Nelle was the 4,822nd Most Popular Girls Name in the United States in 2018.

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

It reached its highest popularity RANKING of #175 in 1885.

But, the greatest number of babies were given the name in 1917 with 169 occurrences.

The least amount of newborns dubbed Nelle in any given year was less than 5, most recently in 2007.

Nelle, decisively moved upwards in popularity around the years 1882-1885, 1886-1890, 1908-1917, and 2013-2017, whereas clearly downward trends happened around 1900-1903, and 1923-1928.

Where is the name Nelle popularity headed?

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

Nelle's popularity has been soaring upward for some time. In recent years, continuing the trend, the number of babies given the name Nelle has risen dramatically.

The name Nelle is very unique but will probably continue to rise upward in popularity.

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   Nelle (Girl)
Year %No. of Babies Given NamePopul. Rank
2018 28 4,822
2017 15 7,715
2016 17 7,124
2015 17 7,164
2014 10 10,703
2013 7 14,179
2012 12 9,536
2011 5 18,765
2010 7 14,534
2009 7 14,780
2008 7 14,942
2007 < 5 --
2006 8 13,268
2005 6 15,879
2004 < 5 --
2003 < 5 --
2002 < 5 --
2001 7 13,075
2000 < 5 --
1999 < 5 --
1998 < 5 --
1997 < 5 --
1996 < 5 --
1995 < 5 --
1994 < 5 --
1993 < 5 --
1992 < 5 --
1991 < 5 --
1990 < 5 --
1989 < 5 --
1988 < 5 --
1987 < 5 --
1986 7 9,251
1985 5 11,898
1984 < 5 --
1983 < 5 --
1982 5 11,709
1981 < 5 --
1980 5 11,588
1979 < 5 --
1978 < 5 --
1977 < 5 --
1976 5 10,355
1975 6 8,700
1974 < 5 --
1973 < 5 --
1972 6 7,930
1971 < 5 --
1970 < 5 --
1969 < 5 --
1968 10 4,689
1967 < 5 --
1966 < 5 --
1965 5 7,217
1964 5 7,473
1963 5 7,322
1962 7 5,687
1961 8 5,166
1960 7 5,541
1959 6 6,036
1958 6 5,908
1957 9 4,452
1956 5 6,612
1955 11 3,721
1954 13 3,276
1953 13 3,227
1952 11 3,496
1951 9 3,915
1950 8 4,221
1949 11 3,333
1948 10 3,525
1947 11 3,385
1946 16 2,457
1945 17 2,129
1944 14 2,480
1943 18 2,128
1942 19 2,022
1941 11 2,795
1940 13 2,384
1939 26 1,506
1938 20 1,793
1937 20 1,770
1936 28 1,407
1935 22 1,642
1934 26 1,471
1933 27 1,436
1932 35 1,231
1931 33 1,276
1930 45 1,113
1929 46 1,091
1928 42 1,186
1927 66 920
1926 68 907
1925 84 813
1924 99 746
1923 106 712
1922 94 757
1921 135 639
1920 128 639
1919 125 629
1918 152 582
1917 169 510
1916 141 565
1915 139 539
1914 127 495
1913 105 499
1912 100 478
1911 78 465
1910 65 508
1909 75 428
1908 52 505
1907 72 421
1906 82 381
1905 85 370
1904 66 402
1903 53 441
1902 82 352
1901 77 348
1900 91 355
1899 87 323
1898 109 297
1897 97 294
1896 89 309
1895 112 264
1894 113 257
1893 120 240
1892 133 225
1891 122 218
1890 143 198
1889 119 212
1888 105 226
1887 100 203
1886 98 200
1885 109 175
1884 92 194
1883 76 198
1882 59 225
1881 72 178
1880 65 189

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.