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Rick Name Popularity

    

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How popular is Rick?

Ranking 2,174th in popularity in the United States for boys in 2017, the name Rick is rare.

Although not currently within the top 1000, Rick has seen higher popularity rankings.

It reached its highest popularity ranking of #76 in 1958 with 5,458 occurrences.

In any year, the least number of babies named Rick was less than 5, most recently in 1920.

Decidely upward trends in the number of babies given the name Rick occurred roughly during the years 1923-1927, 1933-1936, and 1937-1958, whereas unequivocal downward movement occurred about 1959-1974.

Overall, when compared to its most prominent year, the name's popularity is at an extremely low point.

How popular will Rick be?

Rick's popularity has been spiralling downward for some time. Of late, continuing the trend, the number of parents selecting the name Rick for their newborn has dropped.

The name Rick is quite distinctive and will probably continue to drift downward in popularity.

Relative to what it once was, Rick has fallen out of favor as a given name.

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   Rick (Girl)Rick (Boy)
Year %No. of Babies Given NamePopul. RankNo. of Babies Given NamePopul. Rank
2017 < 5 -- 62 2,174
2016 < 5 -- 66 2,121
2015 < 5 -- 81 1,833
2014 < 5 -- 88 1,720
2013 < 5 -- 73 1,922
2012 < 5 -- 81 1,826
2011 < 5 -- 98 1,586
2010 < 5 -- 107 1,520
2009 < 5 -- 107 1,541
2008 < 5 -- 110 1,487
2007 < 5 -- 125 1,348
2006 < 5 -- 133 1,259
2005 < 5 -- 152 1,091
2004 < 5 -- 120 1,263
2003 < 5 -- 130 1,158
2002 < 5 -- 146 1,050
2001 < 5 -- 144 1,025
2000 < 5 -- 165 927
1999 < 5 -- 165 910
1998 < 5 -- 165 886
1997 < 5 -- 190 782
1996 < 5 -- 214 725
1995 < 5 -- 215 732
1994 < 5 -- 266 636
1993 < 5 -- 316 578
1992 < 5 -- 312 576
1991 < 5 -- 346 546
1990 < 5 -- 377 509
1989 < 5 -- 366 500
1988 < 5 -- 385 464
1987 < 5 -- 437 419
1986 < 5 -- 419 420
1985 < 5 -- 443 408
1984 < 5 -- 386 421
1983 < 5 -- 437 383
1982 5 11,841 491 364
1981 7 8,807 449 381
1980 < 5 -- 442 389
1979 < 5 -- 496 354
1978 < 5 -- 404 387
1977 < 5 -- 439 374
1976 < 5 -- 460 357
1975 < 5 -- 500 343
1974 < 5 -- 517 337
1973 < 5 -- 622 293
1972 < 5 -- 683 280
1971 < 5 -- 859 260
1970 8 6,232 1,186 211
1969 < 5 -- 1,271 200
1968 6 6,826 1,431 182
1967 6 6,606 1,589 168
1966 5 7,365 1,745 162
1965 8 5,182 2,254 137
1964 5 7,570 2,856 121
1963 10 4,473 3,218 112
1962 11 4,206 3,414 110
1961 13 3,747 3,731 108
1960 6 6,242 4,224 100
1959 8 4,945 4,935 89
1958 6 5,961 5,458 76
1957 10 4,146 4,668 87
1956 5 6,693 3,653 100
1955 6 5,699 3,155 109
1954 5 6,438 3,372 101
1953 < 5 -- 3,175 100
1952 < 5 -- 2,585 119
1951 < 5 -- 1,896 143
1950 < 5 -- 1,485 168
1949 < 5 -- 1,361 171
1948 < 5 -- 1,280 174
1947 5 5,953 1,121 182
1946 < 5 -- 830 206
1945 < 5 -- 505 260
1944 < 5 -- 431 286
1943 < 5 -- 237 400
1942 < 5 -- 96 661
1941 < 5 -- 61 814
1940 < 5 -- 55 856
1939 < 5 -- 37 1,067
1938 < 5 -- 38 1,060
1937 < 5 -- 33 1,161
1936 < 5 -- 34 1,139
1935 < 5 -- 17 1,747
1934 < 5 -- 21 1,544
1933 < 5 -- 22 1,493
1932 < 5 -- 21 1,574
1931 < 5 -- 25 1,420
1930 < 5 -- 20 1,687
1929 < 5 -- 21 1,663
1928 < 5 -- 18 1,889
1927 < 5 -- 20 1,784
1926 < 5 -- 17 1,963
1925 < 5 -- 13 2,407
1924 < 5 -- 12 2,597
1923 < 5 -- 9 3,128
1922 < 5 -- 7 3,802
1921 < 5 -- 5 4,851
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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.