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Nora Name Popularity

    

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How popular is Nora?

The very popular name Nora was the 30th Most Popular Girls Name in the United States in 2018.

This top 50 contender has enjoyed a rank in the top 1000 since 1880, when the Social Security Administration began keeping records.

It reached its highest popularity ranking of #28 in 2017 with 6,055 occurrences.

The least number of children given the name Nora was 471 in 1880.

Decidely upward trends in the number of babies given the name Nora occurred roughly during the years 1944-1947, and 2002-2017, whereas 1962-1967 were years of successive downward movement.

Where is the name Nora popularity headed?

Overall, when compared to its most prominent year, the name's popularity is at or near its highest point.

Nora's popularity has been soaring upward for some time. , continuing the trend, the number of children named Nora lately has risen.

The name Nora is favored by many parents and will probably continue to rise upward in popularity.

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   Nora (Girl)Nora (Boy)
Year %No. of Babies Given NamePopul. RankNo. of Babies Given NamePopul. Rank
2018 5,799 30 7 10,366
2017 6,055 28 < 5 --
2016 5,589 36 < 5 --
2015 5,323 41 < 5 --
2014 4,738 49 5 13,451
2013 3,508 82 < 5 --
2012 2,888 108 < 5 --
2011 2,234 137 < 5 --
2010 1,937 159 < 5 --
2009 1,669 198 < 5 --
2008 1,558 216 < 5 --
2007 1,474 242 < 5 --
2006 1,385 245 < 5 --
2005 1,197 275 < 5 --
2004 1,043 306 < 5 --
2003 830 367 5 12,202
2002 600 472 < 5 --
2001 621 449 < 5 --
2000 539 501 < 5 --
1999 582 457 < 5 --
1998 540 476 < 5 --
1997 563 451 < 5 --
1996 555 451 < 5 --
1995 545 463 5 9,879
1994 529 474 < 5 --
1993 526 479 < 5 --
1992 523 473 < 5 --
1991 574 444 < 5 --
1990 586 431 5 9,091
1989 595 416 10 5,069
1988 606 397 < 5 --
1987 536 416 7 5,906
1986 485 446 5 7,498
1985 541 413 6 6,292
1984 558 391 < 5 --
1983 520 417 8 4,784
1982 564 407 < 5 --
1981 553 405 6 6,023
1980 569 400 9 4,395
1979 537 403 < 5 --
1978 583 366 < 5 --
1977 519 400 < 5 --
1976 517 396 < 5 --
1975 552 377 < 5 --
1974 587 366 < 5 --
1973 573 369 < 5 --
1972 605 364 < 5 --
1971 624 374 5 5,438
1970 675 366 < 5 --
1969 709 336 < 5 --
1968 695 331 7 3,581
1967 729 324 5 4,376
1966 849 299 5 4,349
1965 881 302 8 3,171
1964 1,049 280 9 2,992
1963 1,068 278 7 3,555
1962 1,076 274 < 5 --
1961 1,119 272 9 3,038
1960 1,346 238 11 2,648
1959 1,275 242 9 2,975
1958 1,176 253 6 3,811
1957 1,162 250 6 3,851
1956 1,170 244 8 3,128
1955 1,046 256 6 3,777
1954 1,160 237 < 5 --
1953 1,148 238 10 2,666
1952 1,122 234 8 3,036
1951 1,159 224 10 2,612
1950 1,118 225 < 5 --
1949 1,198 218 8 2,951
1948 1,085 225 < 5 --
1947 1,096 225 12 2,327
1946 969 229 5 3,872
1945 834 228 12 2,097
1944 842 225 < 5 --
1943 856 230 8 2,893
1942 837 228 12 2,229
1941 845 209 11 2,296
1940 843 209 7 3,049
1939 859 204 5 3,827
1938 858 203 12 2,151
1937 842 202 14 1,969
1936 790 210 10 2,405
1935 910 192 12 2,212
1934 887 200 13 2,090
1933 891 193 12 2,186
1932 970 189 14 2,063
1931 903 202 12 2,296
1930 1,015 190 11 2,565
1929 1,017 193 15 2,074
1928 1,083 190 9 3,002
1927 1,079 189 14 2,267
1926 1,203 176 11 2,676
1925 1,317 171 9 3,073
1924 1,335 172 12 2,581
1923 1,221 180 10 2,889
1922 1,219 180 16 2,116
1921 1,350 167 9 3,147
1920 1,477 157 17 2,026
1919 1,372 161 11 2,619
1918 1,381 161 8 3,292
1917 1,360 154 16 1,959
1916 1,314 154 12 2,361
1915 1,293 144 10 2,567
1914 1,038 143 12 1,938
1913 890 135 8 2,216
1912 882 130 13 1,404
1911 779 116 9 1,259
1910 753 111 10 1,097
1909 670 107 8 1,135
1908 648 110 < 5 --
1907 676 104 7 1,174
1906 644 101 10 836
1905 742 92 11 777
1904 698 93 5 1,346
1903 724 87 6 1,093
1902 724 86 8 904
1901 727 81 < 5 --
1900 919 83 9 951
1899 709 80 < 5 --
1898 868 74 5 1,252
1897 812 71 7 911
1896 844 71 < 5 --
1895 846 70 6 1,045
1894 854 68 7 926
1893 825 67 6 997
1892 899 63 7 926
1891 801 63 < 5 --
1890 835 63 5 1,111
1889 831 60 < 5 --
1888 832 61 7 890
1887 735 56 8 726
1886 708 56 8 743
1885 670 56 8 746
1884 648 56 < 5 --
1883 589 55 < 5 --
1882 539 58 < 5 --
1881 498 55 < 5 --
1880 471 56 5 1,022

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.