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Rose Name Popularity

    

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How popular is Rose?

Ranking 141st in popularity in the United States for girls in 2017, the name Rose is somewhat popular.

Currently in the top 250, this name has been part of the top 500 most popular since 1880, when the Social Security Administration began record keeping.

Its highest popularity RANKING of #14 was reached for the first time in 1911 and as recently as 1913.

However, the name was bestowed upon the greatest number of babies in 1917 with 9,783 occurrences.

In any year, the least number of babies named Rose was 666 in 1997.

Decidely upward trends in the number of babies given the name Rose occurred roughly during the years 1881-1888, 1889-1892, 1897-1900, 1909-1915, 1944-1947, 1949-1954, 1995-1999, and 2009-2015, whereas unequivocal downward movement occurred about 1957-1975.

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

How popular will Rose be?

For a number of years, the name Rose has been soaring upward in popularity. Of late, continuing the trend, the number of parents selecting the name Rose for their newborn has risen.

The name Rose is favored by many parents and will probably continue to rise upward in popularity.

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   Rose (Girl)Rose (Boy)
Year %No. of Babies Given NamePopul. RankNo. of Babies Given NamePopul. Rank
2017 2,059 141 5 13,762
2016 2,027 153 5 13,760
2015 1,943 166 < 5 --
2014 1,693 194 < 5 --
2013 1,426 225 < 5 --
2012 1,248 258 < 5 --
2011 1,096 290 < 5 --
2010 958 336 < 5 --
2009 935 350 < 5 --
2008 969 342 < 5 --
2007 940 348 < 5 --
2006 957 344 < 5 --
2005 966 331 < 5 --
2004 890 355 < 5 --
2003 851 359 < 5 --
2002 922 330 < 5 --
2001 1,029 308 < 5 --
2000 1,079 299 < 5 --
1999 1,132 278 < 5 --
1998 1,019 297 < 5 --
1997 666 392 < 5 --
1996 703 378 < 5 --
1995 787 337 < 5 --
1994 789 339 < 5 --
1993 744 344 5 9,889
1992 858 318 5 9,537
1991 884 309 10 5,430
1990 901 307 < 5 --
1989 893 293 12 4,478
1988 867 286 9 5,138
1987 836 291 < 5 --
1986 822 298 11 4,072
1985 965 260 11 3,994
1984 1,057 238 7 5,464
1983 1,061 233 5 7,115
1982 1,098 232 8 4,914
1981 1,096 231 5 7,073
1980 1,132 225 9 4,429
1979 921 266 7 5,259
1978 915 259 5 6,577
1977 965 257 < 5 --
1976 971 244 < 5 --
1975 947 257 < 5 --
1974 1,055 244 8 4,111
1973 1,094 234 9 3,643
1972 1,308 211 11 3,112
1971 1,429 210 9 3,598
1970 1,777 183 16 2,383
1969 1,871 172 8 3,540
1968 1,952 165 9 3,058
1967 2,252 152 7 3,490
1966 2,532 141 14 2,202
1965 2,865 133 11 2,588
1964 3,481 120 20 1,842
1963 3,699 119 21 1,781
1962 4,003 116 24 1,663
1961 4,316 111 14 2,314
1960 4,887 98 19 1,905
1959 5,443 89 21 1,802
1958 6,050 78 22 1,715
1957 6,900 69 27 1,541
1956 7,340 64 18 1,937
1955 7,855 54 21 1,716
1954 8,003 54 24 1,589
1953 7,009 59 21 1,702
1952 6,553 62 16 1,996
1951 6,186 65 17 1,894
1950 5,373 69 16 1,939
1949 5,370 66 24 1,538
1948 5,555 63 26 1,454
1947 5,660 65 18 1,839
1946 5,180 60 9 2,664
1945 4,557 54 17 1,681
1944 4,710 52 13 2,065
1943 5,206 50 30 1,277
1942 5,251 50 22 1,525
1941 4,949 49 37 1,090
1940 5,198 44 32 1,201
1939 5,040 42 40 1,015
1938 5,289 39 37 1,074
1937 5,447 39 42 979
1936 5,699 37 33 1,163
1935 5,232 37 32 1,190
1934 5,579 37 46 937
1933 5,769 35 43 977
1932 6,472 33 43 1,023
1931 6,879 30 32 1,236
1930 7,691 29 61 839
1929 7,787 26 52 941
1928 8,160 24 42 1,090
1927 8,500 23 46 1,037
1926 8,509 25 46 1,029
1925 8,278 26 35 1,219
1924 8,480 25 26 1,524
1923 8,442 23 31 1,316
1922 8,790 23 38 1,175
1921 9,351 20 20 1,815
1920 9,011 20 24 1,585
1919 9,195 19 34 1,225
1918 9,568 17 35 1,189
1917 9,783 16 38 1,091
1916 9,605 15 38 1,056
1915 9,375 16 23 1,448
1914 7,574 15 38 896
1913 6,171 14 17 1,306
1912 5,431 15 14 1,338
1911 4,151 14 22 685
1910 3,837 16 16 778
1909 3,374 17 23 555
1908 3,382 16 23 536
1907 3,116 17 24 484
1906 2,901 17 19 540
1905 2,724 18 17 588
1904 2,631 18 10 803
1903 2,478 18 15 592
1902 2,444 20 7 1,005
1901 2,212 20 8 845
1900 2,845 18 11 828
1899 2,197 21 13 576
1898 2,436 20 8 877
1897 2,316 19 12 642
1896 2,341 20 10 768
1895 2,262 21 8 858
1894 2,126 22 6 1,056
1893 2,012 23 8 819
1892 2,023 22 16 517
1891 1,696 22 5 1,099
1890 1,725 25 8 801
1889 1,550 26 11 619
1888 1,590 27 9 746
1887 1,242 30 6 897
1886 1,261 26 6 945
1885 1,164 25 9 688
1884 1,060 30 5 1,097
1883 877 33 5 1,017
1882 886 28 < 5 --
1881 734 31 < 5 --
1880 700 30 7 796

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.