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Solomon Name Popularity

    

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How popular is Solomon?

In 2018 the somewhat popular name Solomon, ranked the 388th Most Popular Boys Name in the United States.

Presently one of the top 500 most popular, Solomon has been a top 1000 placer since the Social Security Administration began keeping records in 1880.

It reached its highest popularity RANKING of #198 in 1880.

However, the name was bestowed upon the greatest number of babies in 2016 with 901 occurrences.

The least amount of newborns dubbed Solomon in any given year was 32 in 1894.

Decidely upward trends in the number of babies given the name Solomon occurred roughly during the years 1897-1900, 1906-1917, 1944-1947, 1973-1977, 1978-1982, 1992-1999, 2005-2008, and 2010-2014, whereas clearly downward trends happened around 1928-1931.

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

What does the future hold for the popularity of Solomon?

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

The name Solomon is chosen by a number of parents and will probably continue to rise upward in popularity.

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   Solomon (Girl)Solomon (Boy)
Year %No. of Babies Given NamePopul. RankNo. of Babies Given NamePopul. Rank
2018 < 5 -- 811 388
2017 < 5 -- 874 377
2016 < 5 -- 901 367
2015 < 5 -- 872 368
2014 < 5 -- 831 379
2013 < 5 -- 703 420
2012 < 5 -- 635 437
2011 < 5 -- 608 445
2010 < 5 -- 566 464
2009 < 5 -- 598 456
2008 < 5 -- 691 422
2007 < 5 -- 614 452
2006 < 5 -- 561 473
2005 < 5 -- 535 468
2004 < 5 -- 529 477
2003 < 5 -- 496 494
2002 < 5 -- 526 460
2001 < 5 -- 558 434
2000 < 5 -- 516 460
1999 < 5 -- 520 442
1998 < 5 -- 431 499
1997 < 5 -- 415 501
1996 < 5 -- 362 534
1995 < 5 -- 323 568
1994 < 5 -- 302 596
1993 < 5 -- 292 608
1992 < 5 -- 256 644
1991 < 5 -- 261 629
1990 < 5 -- 217 688
1989 < 5 -- 265 603
1988 5 13,595 255 577
1987 < 5 -- 227 604
1986 < 5 -- 221 599
1985 < 5 -- 244 565
1984 < 5 -- 264 527
1983 < 5 -- 221 569
1982 < 5 -- 295 496
1981 < 5 -- 201 603
1980 < 5 -- 214 594
1979 < 5 -- 240 555
1978 < 5 -- 217 572
1977 < 5 -- 222 562
1976 6 9,076 193 589
1975 < 5 -- 173 618
1974 < 5 -- 172 615
1973 < 5 -- 158 632
1972 < 5 -- 145 668
1971 < 5 -- 177 624
1970 < 5 -- 142 700
1969 < 5 -- 142 663
1968 < 5 -- 125 674
1967 < 5 -- 114 697
1966 < 5 -- 115 690
1965 < 5 -- 140 637
1964 < 5 -- 132 672
1963 < 5 -- 121 712
1962 < 5 -- 118 709
1961 < 5 -- 144 654
1960 < 5 -- 128 696
1959 < 5 -- 172 595
1958 < 5 -- 132 666
1957 < 5 -- 163 601
1956 < 5 -- 163 598
1955 < 5 -- 172 563
1954 < 5 -- 166 576
1953 < 5 -- 144 606
1952 < 5 -- 154 566
1951 < 5 -- 178 510
1950 < 5 -- 139 577
1949 < 5 -- 194 476
1948 < 5 -- 185 490
1947 < 5 -- 170 521
1946 < 5 -- 136 547
1945 < 5 -- 117 556
1944 < 5 -- 127 543
1943 < 5 -- 154 501
1942 < 5 -- 148 504
1941 < 5 -- 118 552
1940 < 5 -- 150 475
1939 < 5 -- 116 535
1938 < 5 -- 143 485
1937 < 5 -- 138 486
1936 < 5 -- 152 457
1935 < 5 -- 132 498
1934 < 5 -- 149 461
1933 < 5 -- 145 464
1932 < 5 -- 164 440
1931 < 5 -- 155 454
1930 < 5 -- 193 425
1929 < 5 -- 204 413
1928 < 5 -- 218 407
1927 < 5 -- 209 418
1926 < 5 -- 214 413
1925 < 5 -- 289 343
1924 < 5 -- 271 364
1923 < 5 -- 314 329
1922 < 5 -- 334 312
1921 < 5 -- 356 303
1920 < 5 -- 356 303
1919 < 5 -- 353 288
1918 < 5 -- 367 278
1917 < 5 -- 376 263
1916 < 5 -- 317 290
1915 < 5 -- 313 280
1914 < 5 -- 297 248
1913 < 5 -- 215 260
1912 < 5 -- 233 226
1911 < 5 -- 129 221
1910 < 5 -- 81 275
1909 < 5 -- 79 252
1908 < 5 -- 61 276
1907 < 5 -- 65 262
1906 < 5 -- 48 297
1905 < 5 -- 47 295
1904 < 5 -- 50 272
1903 < 5 -- 44 288
1902 < 5 -- 66 222
1901 < 5 -- 37 290
1900 < 5 -- 72 242
1899 < 5 -- 37 287
1898 < 5 -- 40 296
1897 < 5 -- 44 270
1896 < 5 -- 44 278
1895 < 5 -- 51 253
1894 < 5 -- 32 317
1893 < 5 -- 44 265
1892 < 5 -- 43 277
1891 < 5 -- 37 267
1890 < 5 -- 43 267
1889 < 5 -- 40 265
1888 < 5 -- 43 277
1887 < 5 -- 33 293
1886 < 5 -- 45 255
1885 < 5 -- 58 211
1884 < 5 -- 60 215
1883 < 5 -- 45 239
1882 < 5 -- 51 234
1881 < 5 -- 49 219
1880 < 5 -- 62 198

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.