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Summer Name Popularity

    

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How popular is Summer?

In 2018 the somewhat popular name Summer, ranked the 199th Most Popular Girls Name in the United States.

Presently one of the top 250 most popular, Summer has been less popular than the top 1000 in the past.

Its highest popularity RANKING of #119 was reached in 1977.

However, the name was bestowed upon the greatest number of babies in 1998 with 2,558 occurrences.

The least number of children given the name Summer was less than 5, most recently in 1951.

Decidely upward trends in the number of babies given the name Summer occurred roughly during the years 1958-1961, 1964-1977, and 1989-1994, whereas 1977-1983, 1984-1987, and 2014-2017 were years of successive downward movement.

Sometimes the name Summer has been more popular as a girls name and sometimes it has been more popular as a boys.

For a number of years, the name Summer has been moving downward in popularity. , continuing the trend, the number of children named Summer lately has dropped.

What does the future hold for the popularity of Summer?

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

The name Summer is favored by many parents but will probably continue to drift downward in popularity.

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   Summer (Girl)Summer (Boy)
Year %No. of Babies Given NamePopul. RankNo. of Babies Given NamePopul. Rank
2018 1,528 199 < 5 --
2017 1,407 219 7 10,596
2016 1,597 202 6 11,926
2015 1,681 194 8 9,438
2014 1,773 184 16 5,675
2013 1,728 186 < 5 --
2012 1,776 177 5 13,936
2011 1,815 173 5 14,058
2010 1,883 164 < 5 --
2009 1,897 175 < 5 --
2008 1,952 170 < 5 --
2007 2,251 159 < 5 --
2006 2,260 152 < 5 --
2005 2,410 140 5 13,095
2004 2,333 140 28 3,436
2003 2,211 152 < 5 --
2002 2,213 151 < 5 --
2001 2,314 142 7 9,100
2000 2,339 145 < 5 --
1999 2,336 136 7 8,580
1998 2,558 131 < 5 --
1997 2,480 131 < 5 --
1996 2,345 137 11 5,484
1995 2,124 153 < 5 --
1994 2,238 141 < 5 --
1993 1,617 180 6 8,573
1992 1,100 254 < 5 --
1991 984 286 5 9,450
1990 1,021 271 < 5 --
1989 909 288 < 5 --
1988 986 258 < 5 --
1987 1,041 247 6 6,839
1986 1,127 230 8 5,267
1985 1,167 225 < 5 --
1984 1,212 215 12 3,656
1983 1,167 216 11 3,840
1982 1,260 211 6 6,299
1981 1,545 179 7 5,420
1980 1,754 159 8 4,881
1979 1,860 150 8 4,799
1978 1,918 143 13 3,201
1977 2,446 119 20 2,349
1976 1,072 227 11 3,451
1975 785 299 < 5 --
1974 315 534 < 5 --
1973 184 753 6 5,013
1972 197 725 < 5 --
1971 156 865 < 5 --
1970 99 1,175 < 5 --
1969 79 1,263 < 5 --
1968 48 1,701 < 5 --
1967 45 1,726 < 5 --
1966 33 2,054 < 5 --
1965 29 2,241 < 5 --
1964 33 2,102 < 5 --
1963 36 1,978 < 5 --
1962 19 2,903 < 5 --
1961 35 1,995 < 5 --
1960 27 2,292 < 5 --
1959 22 2,510 < 5 --
1958 17 2,953 < 5 --
1957 14 3,290 < 5 --
1956 20 2,613 < 5 --
1955 22 2,403 < 5 --
1954 16 2,877 < 5 --
1953 20 2,424 < 5 --
1952 18 2,571 < 5 --
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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.