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Oakes Name Popularity

    

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How popular is Oakes?

Ranking 5,669th in popularity in the United States for boys in 2017, the name Oakes is rare.

Oakes, would be a stand out, distinctive name selection.

Position 5669, its highest popularity RANKING, was reached for the first time this year.

Nonetheless, the name was given to the greatest number of children in 2016 with 16 occurrences.

In any year, the least number of babies named Oakes was less than 5, most recently in 2011.

Currently, the name is at or near its highest point when compared to its most popular year.

How popular will Oakes be?

The popularity trend for Oakes has been soaring upward for a while. Of late, continuing the trend, the number of parents selecting the name Oakes for their newborn has risen significantly.

The name Oakes is mostly unused but will probably continue to rise upward in popularity.

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   Oakes (Boy)
Year %No. of Babies Given NamePopul. Rank
2017 16 5,669
2016 16 5,692
2015 12 6,956
2014 13 6,521
2013 9 8,562
2012 6 11,834
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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.