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Ophelia Name Popularity

    

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How popular is Ophelia?

Ranking 373rd in popularity in the United States for girls in 2018, the name Ophelia is somewhat popular.

Currently in the top 500, this name has not always been in the top 1000.

Position 232, its highest popularity RANKING, was reached in 1882.

Nonetheless, the name was given to the greatest number of children in 2018 with 831 occurrences.

In any year, the least number of babies named Ophelia was 17 in 1992.

Approximately during the years 1885-1888, 1889-1892, 1896-1900, 1906-1918, 1983-1986, 2000-2008, and 2009-2017, the name Ophelia took a definitive turn upwards in popularity whereas unequivocal downward movement occurred about 1964-1967, and 1968-1971.

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

How popular will Ophelia be?

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

The name Ophelia is chosen by a number of parents and will probably continue to rise upward in popularity.

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   Ophelia (Girl)Ophelia (Boy)
Year %No. of Babies Given NamePopul. RankNo. of Babies Given NamePopul. Rank
2018 831 373 < 5 --
2017 763 416 < 5 --
2016 532 580 < 5 --
2015 276 979 < 5 --
2014 226 1,120 < 5 --
2013 185 1,279 < 5 --
2012 139 1,570 < 5 --
2011 109 1,849 < 5 --
2010 96 2,068 < 5 --
2009 76 2,502 < 5 --
2008 101 2,047 < 5 --
2007 66 2,776 < 5 --
2006 47 3,451 < 5 --
2005 43 3,485 < 5 --
2004 33 4,253 < 5 --
2003 37 3,791 < 5 --
2002 32 4,048 < 5 --
2001 18 6,247 < 5 --
2000 21 5,446 < 5 --
1999 27 4,274 < 5 --
1998 28 4,109 < 5 --
1997 25 4,337 < 5 --
1996 29 3,799 < 5 --
1995 22 4,640 < 5 --
1994 27 3,977 < 5 --
1993 26 4,074 < 5 --
1992 17 5,653 < 5 --
1991 24 4,299 < 5 --
1990 27 3,880 < 5 --
1989 19 4,800 < 5 --
1988 20 4,438 < 5 --
1987 25 3,600 < 5 --
1986 45 2,292 < 5 --
1985 35 2,733 < 5 --
1984 30 2,973 < 5 --
1983 24 3,399 < 5 --
1982 35 2,683 < 5 --
1981 34 2,699 < 5 --
1980 27 3,192 < 5 --
1979 36 2,562 < 5 --
1978 35 2,503 < 5 --
1977 32 2,646 < 5 --
1976 36 2,325 < 5 --
1975 38 2,224 < 5 --
1974 31 2,480 < 5 --
1973 44 1,905 < 5 --
1972 56 1,619 < 5 --
1971 39 2,130 < 5 --
1970 49 1,819 < 5 --
1969 55 1,624 < 5 --
1968 53 1,589 < 5 --
1967 55 1,520 < 5 --
1966 66 1,344 < 5 --
1965 67 1,342 < 5 --
1964 71 1,339 < 5 --
1963 76 1,267 < 5 --
1962 87 1,183 < 5 --
1961 87 1,188 < 5 --
1960 103 1,061 < 5 --
1959 105 1,043 < 5 --
1958 133 887 < 5 --
1957 132 891 < 5 --
1956 122 912 < 5 --
1955 112 931 < 5 --
1954 157 738 < 5 --
1953 159 721 < 5 --
1952 133 780 < 5 --
1951 164 685 < 5 --
1950 172 651 < 5 --
1949 139 720 < 5 --
1948 141 706 < 5 --
1947 145 705 < 5 --
1946 116 765 < 5 --
1945 119 685 < 5 --
1944 140 620 < 5 --
1943 165 587 < 5 --
1942 147 619 < 5 --
1941 131 619 < 5 --
1940 149 570 < 5 --
1939 143 563 < 5 --
1938 167 524 < 5 --
1937 184 482 < 5 --
1936 171 493 < 5 --
1935 186 468 < 5 --
1934 196 461 < 5 --
1933 211 445 < 5 --
1932 237 427 < 5 --
1931 201 456 < 5 --
1930 251 415 < 5 --
1929 255 417 < 5 --
1928 283 400 < 5 --
1927 311 387 5 4,639
1926 314 385 < 5 --
1925 364 358 < 5 --
1924 362 360 5 4,791
1923 323 370 < 5 --
1922 364 341 < 5 --
1921 347 353 < 5 --
1920 353 348 < 5 --
1919 331 353 < 5 --
1918 313 366 < 5 --
1917 285 375 < 5 --
1916 266 385 < 5 --
1915 260 376 5 4,235
1914 224 355 < 5 --
1913 187 353 < 5 --
1912 208 317 < 5 --
1911 129 355 < 5 --
1910 169 297 < 5 --
1909 160 284 < 5 --
1908 124 318 < 5 --
1907 132 305 < 5 --
1906 120 307 < 5 --
1905 125 299 < 5 --
1904 109 310 < 5 --
1903 122 286 < 5 --
1902 95 320 < 5 --
1901 99 303 < 5 --
1900 150 268 < 5 --
1899 112 271 < 5 --
1898 99 316 < 5 --
1897 103 280 < 5 --
1896 79 329 < 5 --
1895 91 304 < 5 --
1894 77 320 < 5 --
1893 89 284 < 5 --
1892 101 265 < 5 --
1891 83 273 < 5 --
1890 65 313 < 5 --
1889 75 275 < 5 --
1888 81 258 < 5 --
1887 70 251 < 5 --
1886 60 269 < 5 --
1885 51 278 < 5 --
1884 61 251 < 5 --
1883 55 242 < 5 --
1882 56 232 < 5 --
1881 27 308 < 5 --
1880 44 236 < 5 --

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.