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Patrick Name Popularity

    

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How popular is Patrick?

In 2017 the somewhat popular name Patrick, ranked the 171st Most Popular Boys Name in the United States.

Presently one of the top 250 most popular, Patrick has been a top 250 placer since the Social Security Administration began keeping records in 1880.

Position 30, its highest popularity ranking, was reached for the first time in 1964 and as recently as 1968.

The name was given to the greatest number of children in 1964 with 14,702 occurrences.

The least amount of newborns dubbed Patrick in any given year was 181 in 1901.

Approximately during the years 1897-1900, 1909-1916, 1925-1930, 1933-1942, 1943-1952, 1960-1964, 1978-1984, and 1986-1990, the name Patrick took a definitive turn upwards in popularity whereas clearly downward trends happened around 1967-1973, and 1991-2011.

The popularity trend for Patrick has been spiralling downward for a while. In recent years, continuing the trend, the number of babies given the name Patrick has dropped.

What does the future hold for the popularity of Patrick?

Currently, the name is at a very low point when compared to its most popular year.

The name Patrick is favored by many parents but will probably continue to drift downward in popularity.

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   Patrick (Girl)Patrick (Boy)
Year %No. of Babies Given NamePopul. RankNo. of Babies Given NamePopul. Rank
2017 < 5 -- 2,283 171
2016 < 5 -- 2,351 170
2015 < 5 -- 2,528 164
2014 < 5 -- 2,672 153
2013 < 5 -- 2,593 154
2012 < 5 -- 2,812 141
2011 5 18,858 2,864 144
2010 < 5 -- 3,131 129
2009 5 19,469 3,248 129
2008 6 16,956 3,335 127
2007 7 15,078 3,733 116
2006 5 19,305 3,945 110
2005 10 10,731 4,042 108
2004 15 7,732 4,440 100
2003 8 12,111 4,789 91
2002 9 10,866 5,152 79
2001 6 14,861 5,786 72
2000 10 9,699 6,294 68
1999 10 9,306 6,444 63
1998 12 7,900 6,733 57
1997 11 8,188 7,488 50
1996 15 6,295 8,193 44
1995 20 4,970 8,672 43
1994 21 4,797 9,332 42
1993 30 3,654 9,856 43
1992 29 3,754 11,403 39
1991 38 3,026 12,414 35
1990 42 2,782 12,373 36
1989 56 2,187 11,986 38
1988 85 1,561 11,389 42
1987 88 1,479 11,140 41
1986 66 1,764 11,403 39
1985 77 1,571 11,639 37
1984 93 1,319 11,521 36
1983 76 1,505 10,877 37
1982 71 1,632 10,702 37
1981 58 1,878 10,390 38
1980 75 1,567 10,354 38
1979 71 1,600 9,988 39
1978 52 1,910 8,843 42
1977 46 2,084 8,310 40
1976 37 2,279 7,641 41
1975 49 1,866 8,061 39
1974 56 1,661 8,139 38
1973 41 2,002 8,481 37
1972 68 1,441 9,282 35
1971 63 1,554 10,808 35
1970 75 1,402 11,744 33
1969 53 1,659 12,683 31
1968 80 1,232 13,060 30
1967 67 1,344 12,976 30
1966 55 1,505 12,416 31
1965 47 1,650 12,945 31
1964 58 1,492 14,702 30
1963 43 1,778 12,065 35
1962 43 1,753 10,490 40
1961 31 2,138 11,052 39
1960 45 1,690 10,368 45
1959 38 1,813 10,551 43
1958 26 2,241 10,231 42
1957 41 1,698 10,341 41
1956 28 2,096 10,327 40
1955 24 2,263 9,868 41
1954 22 2,357 9,920 38
1953 23 2,221 9,473 39
1952 30 1,849 9,178 37
1951 29 1,833 8,753 39
1950 22 2,108 8,181 38
1949 26 1,907 8,074 39
1948 19 2,313 7,190 48
1947 26 1,931 6,623 53
1946 21 2,079 5,305 59
1945 15 2,317 3,855 63
1944 16 2,265 3,881 64
1943 14 2,530 3,847 69
1942 16 2,288 3,802 64
1941 20 1,864 3,154 70
1940 11 2,696 2,882 74
1939 16 2,106 2,532 79
1938 9 3,128 2,290 88
1937 8 3,369 2,088 94
1936 12 2,484 1,856 100
1935 5 4,751 1,665 112
1934 7 3,718 1,703 109
1933 11 2,651 1,571 110
1932 11 2,796 1,579 114
1931 16 2,088 1,570 111
1930 15 2,278 1,531 118
1929 11 2,881 1,441 121
1928 14 2,477 1,321 131
1927 12 2,823 1,253 140
1926 15 2,446 1,221 141
1925 6 4,840 1,153 143
1924 8 3,923 1,121 147
1923 11 3,079 1,055 147
1922 7 4,351 1,019 152
1921 < 5 -- 1,001 152
1920 5 5,597 877 159
1919 7 4,166 816 166
1918 5 5,416 871 161
1917 6 4,475 836 154
1916 < 5 -- 802 154
1915 < 5 -- 705 164
1914 < 5 -- 633 149
1913 < 5 -- 502 148
1912 < 5 -- 431 144
1911 < 5 -- 272 128
1910 < 5 -- 254 129
1909 < 5 -- 199 135
1908 < 5 -- 216 120
1907 < 5 -- 215 111
1906 < 5 -- 213 100
1905 < 5 -- 193 110
1904 6 1,816 226 97
1903 < 5 -- 210 94
1902 < 5 -- 203 98
1901 < 5 -- 181 93
1900 < 5 -- 285 89
1899 < 5 -- 221 86
1898 < 5 -- 219 93
1897 < 5 -- 210 87
1896 < 5 -- 214 93
1895 < 5 -- 233 82
1894 < 5 -- 229 85
1893 < 5 -- 234 79
1892 < 5 -- 234 86
1891 < 5 -- 212 78
1890 < 5 -- 227 75
1889 < 5 -- 236 74
1888 < 5 -- 245 81
1887 < 5 -- 218 76
1886 < 5 -- 249 72
1885 < 5 -- 217 77
1884 < 5 -- 222 78
1883 < 5 -- 213 75
1882 < 5 -- 249 70
1881 < 5 -- 188 75
1880 < 5 -- 248 67

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.