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Philippa Name Popularity

    

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How popular is Philippa?

In 2017 the rare name Philippa, ranked the 2,529th Most Popular Girls Name in the United States.

Uncommon, Philippa would be a striking name choice.

It reached its highest popularity RANKING of #2,016 in 1918.

But, the greatest number of babies were given the name in 2016 with 74 occurrences.

The least amount of newborns dubbed Philippa in any given year was less than 5, most recently in 1973.

Philippa, decisively moved upwards in popularity around the years 1915-1918, and 2007-2014.

Philippa's popularity has been soaring upward for some time. In recent years, continuing the trend, the number of babies given the name Philippa has risen.

What does the future hold for the popularity of Philippa?

Philippa's popularity is at or near its highest point when measured against its most notable year.

The name Philippa is quite distinctive but will probably continue to rise upward in popularity.

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   Philippa (Girl)
Year %No. of Babies Given NamePopul. Rank
2017 70 2,529
2016 74 2,467
2015 61 2,874
2014 65 2,703
2013 43 3,614
2012 51 3,245
2011 53 3,162
2010 25 5,550
2009 18 7,268
2008 17 7,655
2007 11 10,639
2006 17 7,404
2005 12 9,308
2004 15 7,734
2003 10 10,242
2002 16 6,957
2001 9 10,793
2000 8 11,515
1999 15 6,753
1998 10 9,102
1997 14 6,729
1996 6 13,030
1995 10 8,565
1994 13 6,975
1993 11 7,916
1992 7 11,366
1991 7 11,155
1990 11 7,712
1989 9 8,545
1988 23 3,987
1987 12 6,219
1986 7 9,280
1985 12 5,935
1984 6 9,990
1983 10 6,569
1982 8 7,995
1981 10 6,671
1980 7 8,787
1979 6 9,838
1978 6 9,385
1977 8 7,359
1976 5 10,415
1975 8 6,950
1974 8 6,685
1973 < 5 --
1972 6 7,949
1971 9 5,867
1970 5 8,936
1969 11 4,648
1968 < 5 --
1967 10 4,531
1966 14 3,494
1965 13 3,684
1964 15 3,473
1963 16 3,290
1962 10 4,466
1961 12 3,948
1960 13 3,643
1959 11 3,976
1958 10 4,123
1957 12 3,629
1956 5 6,656
1955 14 3,194
1954 7 5,025
1953 14 3,063
1952 12 3,339
1951 7 4,715
1950 9 3,883
1949 6 5,112
1948 19 2,316
1947 9 3,942
1946 9 3,613
1945 6 4,428
1944 9 3,318
1943 < 5 --
1942 < 5 --
1941 < 5 --
1940 6 4,239
1939 < 5 --
1938 7 3,768
1937 6 4,164
1936 9 3,048
1935 7 3,677
1934 9 3,101
1933 9 3,063
1932 6 4,314
1931 < 5 --
1930 < 5 --
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1928 6 4,603
1927 7 4,194
1926 < 5 --
1925 8 3,953
1924 8 3,928
1923 5 5,544
1922 9 3,603
1921 15 2,480
1920 11 3,058
1919 8 3,735
1918 19 2,016
1917 11 2,838
1916 6 4,294
1915 5 4,817
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1910 5 2,712
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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.