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Peyton Name Popularity

    

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How popular is Peyton?

In 2018 the somewhat popular name Peyton, ranked the 101st Most Popular Girls Name in the United States.

Presently one of the top 250 most popular, Peyton has been less popular than the top 1000 in the past.

Its highest popularity ranking of #42 was reached in 2009 with 5,313 occurrences.

In any year, the least number of babies named Peyton was less than 5, most recently in 1960.

Peyton, decisively moved upwards in popularity around the years 1971-1974, 1981-2000, and 2001-2009, whereas unequivocal downward movement occurred about 2014-2017.

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

For a number of years, the name Peyton has steadily increased in popularity. Of late however, the number of parents selecting the name Peyton for their newborn has dropped.

What does the future hold for the popularity of Peyton?

Peyton's popularity is at a mid point when measured against its most notable year.

The name Peyton is favored by many parents but has recently started to drift downward in popularity.

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   Peyton (Girl)Peyton (Boy)
Year %No. of Babies Given NamePopul. RankNo. of Babies Given NamePopul. Rank
2018 2,896 101 787 401
2017 3,250 89 996 340
2016 3,502 81 1,241 290
2015 3,902 72 1,379 262
2014 4,447 56 1,839 210
2013 4,567 51 1,844 208
2012 4,472 53 2,075 184
2011 4,675 53 2,293 166
2010 4,968 51 2,643 149
2009 5,313 42 2,709 148
2008 4,732 60 3,220 130
2007 2,774 122 3,373 125
2006 2,536 138 2,685 157
2005 2,462 131 2,842 138
2004 2,391 134 2,483 163
2003 1,700 192 1,768 208
2002 1,702 188 1,764 205
2001 1,885 173 2,113 178
2000 1,967 168 2,001 183
1999 1,356 235 1,381 234
1998 1,417 218 1,451 222
1997 1,303 230 1,121 254
1996 1,104 255 772 336
1995 588 437 453 479
1994 585 431 357 545
1993 617 405 242 661
1992 399 583 187 764
1991 67 2,049 126 951
1990 62 2,122 121 944
1989 35 3,086 107 991
1988 42 2,577 80 1,122
1987 29 3,237 80 1,073
1986 32 2,955 75 1,084
1985 22 3,811 58 1,267
1984 25 3,396 50 1,344
1983 18 4,234 44 1,443
1982 19 4,128 37 1,641
1981 18 4,284 32 1,799
1980 17 4,462 24 2,198
1979 19 4,002 34 1,697
1978 15 4,608 39 1,499
1977 12 5,438 27 1,894
1976 17 3,915 30 1,736
1975 19 3,604 45 1,295
1974 19 3,525 50 1,177
1973 13 4,521 34 1,484
1972 15 4,036 23 1,911
1971 8 6,426 29 1,658
1970 24 2,910 23 1,883
1969 14 3,921 27 1,596
1968 15 3,566 24 1,636
1967 23 2,613 22 1,698
1966 28 2,290 17 1,945
1965 8 5,166 28 1,476
1964 10 4,557 27 1,535
1963 6 6,411 22 1,731
1962 7 5,705 28 1,505
1961 7 5,696 17 2,056
1960 < 5 -- 23 1,718
1959 < 5 -- 20 1,847
1958 < 5 -- 20 1,821
1957 5 6,800 22 1,744
1956 < 5 -- 22 1,709
1955 < 5 -- 22 1,669
1954 < 5 -- 19 1,807
1953 < 5 -- 19 1,816
1952 < 5 -- 20 1,735
1951 < 5 -- 27 1,448
1950 < 5 -- 18 1,796
1949 < 5 -- 25 1,495
1948 < 5 -- 23 1,552
1947 < 5 -- 23 1,588
1946 < 5 -- 22 1,549
1945 < 5 -- 16 1,750
1944 < 5 -- 23 1,428
1943 < 5 -- 21 1,566
1942 < 5 -- 16 1,844
1941 < 5 -- 26 1,326
1940 < 5 -- 20 1,558
1939 < 5 -- 20 1,523
1938 < 5 -- 26 1,333
1937 < 5 -- 18 1,675
1936 < 5 -- 17 1,709
1935 < 5 -- 21 1,532
1934 < 5 -- 11 2,362
1933 < 5 -- 17 1,759
1932 < 5 -- 15 1,981
1931 < 5 -- 17 1,826
1930 < 5 -- 18 1,802
1929 < 5 -- 17 1,908
1928 < 5 -- 11 2,610
1927 < 5 -- 25 1,550
1926 < 5 -- 20 1,771
1925 < 5 -- 26 1,486
1924 < 5 -- 19 1,880
1923 < 5 -- 25 1,541
1922 < 5 -- 19 1,868
1921 < 5 -- 32 1,319
1920 < 5 -- 24 1,583
1919 < 5 -- 27 1,403
1918 < 5 -- 31 1,282
1917 < 5 -- 19 1,741
1916 < 5 -- 15 2,022
1915 < 5 -- 23 1,445
1914 < 5 -- 24 1,216
1913 < 5 -- 14 1,489
1912 < 5 -- 8 2,013
1911 < 5 -- 9 1,263
1910 < 5 -- < 5 --
1909 < 5 -- < 5 --
1908 < 5 -- < 5 --
1907 < 5 -- 6 1,307
1906 < 5 -- < 5 --
1905 < 5 -- < 5 --
1904 < 5 -- < 5 --
1903 < 5 -- 5 1,267
1902 < 5 -- < 5 --
1901 < 5 -- < 5 --
1900 < 5 -- < 5 --
1899 < 5 -- < 5 --
1898 < 5 -- 7 972
1897 < 5 -- < 5 --
1896 < 5 -- < 5 --
1895 < 5 -- 6 1,054
1894 < 5 -- < 5 --
1893 < 5 -- 7 892
1892 < 5 -- 8 845
1891 < 5 -- 6 934
1890 < 5 -- 6 971
1889 < 5 -- < 5 --
1888 < 5 -- < 5 --
1887 < 5 -- 7 809
1886 < 5 -- < 5 --
1885 < 5 -- < 5 --
1884 < 5 -- 5 1,084
1883 < 5 -- < 5 --
1882 < 5 -- < 5 --
1881 < 5 -- < 5 --
1880 < 5 -- < 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.