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Roger Name Popularity

    

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How popular is Roger?

Ranking 625th in popularity in the United States for boys in 2017, the name Roger is less frequently given.

Currently in the top 1000, this name has been part of the top 1000 most popular since 1880, when the Social Security Administration began record keeping.

Its highest popularity RANKING of #22 was reached in 1945.

However, the name was bestowed upon the greatest number of babies in 1953 with 13,163 occurrences.

In any year, the least number of babies named Roger was 24 in 1883.

Decidely upward trends in the number of babies given the name Roger occurred roughly during the years 1904-1947, whereas unequivocal downward movement occurred about 1953-1958, 1960-1978, 1981-1984, and 1988-1997.

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

How popular will Roger be?

For a number of years, the name Roger has been moving downward in popularity. Of late however, the number of parents selecting the name Roger for their newborn has remained about the same.

The name Roger still has a solid footing and has recently started to plateu at its present level but may also begin to make a more decisive move up or down.

Relative to what it once was, Roger is much less frequently used as a given name.

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   Roger (Girl)Roger (Boy)
Year %No. of Babies Given NamePopul. RankNo. of Babies Given NamePopul. Rank
2017 < 5 -- 415 625
2016 < 5 -- 409 644
2015 < 5 -- 477 582
2014 < 5 -- 476 583
2013 < 5 -- 473 556
2012 < 5 -- 459 564
2011 < 5 -- 477 532
2010 < 5 -- 503 512
2009 < 5 -- 548 497
2008 < 5 -- 598 462
2007 < 5 -- 582 467
2006 < 5 -- 594 455
2005 < 5 -- 644 417
2004 < 5 -- 630 413
2003 < 5 -- 664 394
2002 < 5 -- 676 385
2001 < 5 -- 719 369
2000 < 5 -- 701 372
1999 < 5 -- 730 358
1998 < 5 -- 768 348
1997 < 5 -- 804 327
1996 < 5 -- 956 285
1995 < 5 -- 1,001 278
1994 < 5 -- 1,071 264
1993 6 13,063 1,132 253
1992 < 5 -- 1,439 214
1991 < 5 -- 1,294 231
1990 7 11,095 1,457 211
1989 9 8,579 1,475 196
1988 16 5,254 1,578 180
1987 11 6,666 1,559 176
1986 18 4,502 1,608 167
1985 14 5,280 1,706 160
1984 8 7,965 1,715 157
1983 12 5,726 1,870 144
1982 11 6,254 2,166 127
1981 15 4,899 2,245 120
1980 16 4,687 2,076 134
1979 18 4,183 2,028 132
1978 15 4,625 2,142 120
1977 6 9,349 2,313 114
1976 20 3,497 2,464 103
1975 11 5,418 2,621 97
1974 15 4,180 2,756 93
1973 20 3,312 3,159 84
1972 28 2,568 3,536 75
1971 32 2,413 4,133 71
1970 40 2,073 4,585 61
1969 28 2,494 4,908 59
1968 32 2,156 5,187 55
1967 42 1,811 5,720 53
1966 23 2,557 6,299 51
1965 30 2,196 6,432 49
1964 21 2,806 7,387 49
1963 29 2,241 7,750 53
1962 32 2,104 9,072 47
1961 39 1,860 9,654 47
1960 35 1,946 9,035 47
1959 29 2,145 8,790 47
1958 22 2,496 8,369 47
1957 28 2,110 9,860 42
1956 27 2,136 10,134 41
1955 25 2,218 10,970 37
1954 33 1,827 11,709 34
1953 28 1,961 13,163 31
1952 39 1,549 12,136 30
1951 25 2,009 12,423 29
1950 27 1,863 12,548 27
1949 34 1,621 12,821 25
1948 24 1,995 12,813 24
1947 38 1,537 12,758 25
1946 31 1,613 12,413 23
1945 37 1,329 10,571 22
1944 27 1,600 10,579 23
1943 43 1,248 10,765 24
1942 32 1,467 9,173 25
1941 22 1,739 8,093 25
1940 27 1,511 7,598 26
1939 28 1,416 7,152 28
1938 17 2,009 6,555 31
1937 21 1,726 5,708 36
1936 23 1,584 5,703 35
1935 15 2,192 5,150 36
1934 19 1,826 4,766 39
1933 16 2,035 3,916 48
1932 23 1,621 3,786 50
1931 26 1,495 3,624 53
1930 24 1,650 3,247 58
1929 35 1,278 2,927 64
1928 25 1,669 2,774 71
1927 26 1,664 2,408 85
1926 20 1,986 2,261 89
1925 13 2,746 2,099 90
1924 14 2,642 2,054 93
1923 13 2,701 1,888 95
1922 14 2,578 1,849 96
1921 7 4,379 1,803 99
1920 8 3,896 1,690 103
1919 11 2,971 1,299 124
1918 7 4,212 1,426 116
1917 10 3,042 1,249 119
1916 7 3,861 1,087 129
1915 5 4,838 1,086 124
1914 < 5 -- 816 126
1913 < 5 -- 565 138
1912 5 3,349 464 138
1911 < 5 -- 241 139
1910 < 5 -- 176 171
1909 < 5 -- 128 180
1908 < 5 -- 115 186
1907 < 5 -- 127 170
1906 < 5 -- 94 194
1905 < 5 -- 73 225
1904 < 5 -- 91 194
1903 < 5 -- 86 188
1902 < 5 -- 73 210
1901 < 5 -- 60 227
1900 < 5 -- 81 221
1899 < 5 -- 67 199
1898 < 5 -- 74 202
1897 < 5 -- 58 230
1896 < 5 -- 70 215
1895 < 5 -- 69 207
1894 < 5 -- 58 225
1893 < 5 -- 49 254
1892 < 5 -- 55 241
1891 < 5 -- 55 217
1890 < 5 -- 52 232
1889 < 5 -- 49 232
1888 < 5 -- 47 259
1887 < 5 -- 39 259
1886 < 5 -- 32 308
1885 < 5 -- 27 331
1884 < 5 -- 39 277
1883 < 5 -- 24 346
1882 < 5 -- 32 310
1881 < 5 -- 29 305
1880 < 5 -- 25 349

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.