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Nicola Name Popularity

    

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How popular is Nicola?

The rare name Nicola was the 7,595th Most Popular Girls Name in the United States in 2018.

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

It reached its highest popularity ranking of #761 in 1972 with 183 occurrences.

The least amount of newborns dubbed Nicola in any given year was less than 5, most recently in 1936.

Decidely upward trends in the number of babies given the name Nicola occurred roughly during the years 1942-1946, 1951-1955, 1959-1962, and 1963-1972, whereas clearly downward trends happened around 1985-1988, 2002-2006, 2010-2013, and 2014-2017.

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

Where is the name Nicola popularity headed?

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

Nicola's popularity has been spiralling downward for some time. In recent years however, the number of babies given the name Nicola has remained about the same.

The name Nicola is mostly unused and has recently started 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, Nicola has fallen out of favor as a given name.

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   Nicola (Girl)Nicola (Boy)
Year %No. of Babies Given NamePopul. RankNo. of Babies Given NamePopul. Rank
2018 15 7,595 28 3,835
2017 11 9,746 26 4,051
2016 21 6,123 20 4,877
2015 21 6,177 31 3,560
2014 33 4,420 18 5,194
2013 16 7,639 22 4,416
2012 37 4,092 23 4,344
2011 30 4,774 27 3,860
2010 33 4,469 23 4,329
2009 34 4,440 28 3,794
2008 39 4,063 37 3,144
2007 47 3,515 37 3,116
2006 40 3,834 30 3,501
2005 50 3,157 26 3,686
2004 70 2,436 33 3,053
2003 60 2,663 40 2,566
2002 76 2,190 33 2,866
2001 58 2,619 42 2,370
2000 54 2,730 43 2,281
1999 66 2,278 41 2,253
1998 68 2,139 35 2,485
1997 67 2,109 48 1,923
1996 73 1,957 40 2,130
1995 77 1,849 42 2,011
1994 77 1,853 37 2,207
1993 82 1,793 38 2,114
1992 95 1,616 43 1,901
1991 85 1,721 46 1,759
1990 94 1,601 42 1,862
1989 83 1,664 48 1,652
1988 64 1,927 33 1,979
1987 79 1,588 25 2,311
1986 81 1,522 29 2,040
1985 87 1,444 34 1,777
1984 79 1,471 31 1,823
1983 93 1,306 27 1,998
1982 93 1,342 30 1,875
1981 93 1,347 31 1,849
1980 109 1,212 31 1,839
1979 138 1,022 41 1,481
1978 137 998 43 1,429
1977 109 1,156 40 1,469
1976 121 1,029 38 1,464
1975 129 969 43 1,335
1974 114 1,045 41 1,347
1973 127 954 46 1,227
1972 183 761 53 1,124
1971 143 915 45 1,249
1970 120 1,033 46 1,231
1969 141 889 48 1,133
1968 113 981 34 1,335
1967 87 1,137 19 1,839
1966 72 1,279 33 1,338
1965 58 1,456 39 1,229
1964 44 1,768 37 1,303
1963 54 1,536 43 1,186
1962 51 1,590 25 1,611
1961 35 1,982 23 1,720
1960 30 2,133 31 1,450
1959 20 2,649 15 2,169
1958 36 1,842 18 1,940
1957 28 2,106 25 1,619
1956 27 2,137 24 1,627
1955 41 1,612 11 2,526
1954 36 1,725 16 2,018
1953 31 1,818 9 2,849
1952 22 2,247 11 2,464
1951 17 2,543 15 2,024
1950 30 1,754 13 2,172
1949 39 1,482 9 2,744
1948 50 1,307 12 2,293
1947 35 1,623 8 3,027
1946 46 1,284 12 2,236
1945 38 1,306 7 2,920
1944 17 2,174 6 3,344
1943 17 2,219 < 5 --
1942 11 2,942 9 2,660
1941 15 2,248 9 2,600
1940 9 3,137 12 2,155
1939 6 4,122 8 2,752
1938 5 4,814 7 3,082
1937 5 4,746 < 5 --
1936 < 5 -- 7 3,072
1935 < 5 -- 9 2,657
1934 < 5 -- 12 2,218
1933 < 5 -- 9 2,674
1932 < 5 -- 10 2,583
1931 < 5 -- 13 2,173
1930 < 5 -- 9 2,938
1929 < 5 -- 21 1,655
1928 < 5 -- 16 2,021
1927 < 5 -- 14 2,263
1926 < 5 -- 18 1,888
1925 < 5 -- 16 2,058
1924 < 5 -- 22 1,711
1923 < 5 -- 24 1,578
1922 < 5 -- 13 2,442
1921 < 5 -- 19 1,875
1920 5 5,555 25 1,536
1919 < 5 -- 28 1,373
1918 < 5 -- 29 1,333
1917 < 5 -- 23 1,519
1916 < 5 -- 25 1,404
1915 < 5 -- 31 1,178
1914 < 5 -- 18 1,477
1913 < 5 -- 15 1,421
1912 < 5 -- 17 1,164
1911 < 5 -- 6 1,682
1910 < 5 -- 5 1,775
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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.