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Tad Name Popularity

    

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How popular is Tad?

The rare name Tad was the 5,462nd Most Popular Boys Name in the United States in 2018.

Tad, although not presently in the top 1000, did once enjoy higher rankings.

Its highest popularity ranking of #472 was reached in 1966 with 265 occurrences.

The least number of children given the name Tad was less than 5, most recently in 1916.

Approximately during the years 1940-1943, 1949-1957, 1961-1966, and 1981-1984, the name Tad took a definitive turn upwards in popularity whereas 1993-1998, and 2005-2009 were years of successive downward movement.

Where is the name Tad popularity headed?

Currently, the name is at a very low point when compared to its most popular year.

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

The name Tad is mostly unused and will probably continue to drift downward in popularity.

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

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   Tad (Boy)
Year %No. of Babies Given NamePopul. Rank
2018 17 5,462
2017 11 7,459
2016 18 5,273
2015 14 6,261
2014 20 4,842
2013 19 4,945
2012 21 4,656
2011 23 4,334
2010 9 8,694
2009 25 4,139
2008 22 4,517
2007 31 3,495
2006 36 3,075
2005 37 2,890
2004 35 2,944
2003 31 3,103
2002 38 2,595
2001 32 2,917
2000 31 2,911
1999 29 2,928
1998 29 2,839
1997 47 1,961
1996 58 1,668
1995 66 1,473
1994 75 1,351
1993 88 1,204
1992 79 1,279
1991 110 1,037
1990 92 1,128
1989 108 983
1988 108 923
1987 103 933
1986 133 788
1985 128 787
1984 130 760
1983 76 1,021
1982 65 1,138
1981 84 993
1980 100 899
1979 104 852
1978 116 789
1977 137 732
1976 146 687
1975 169 621
1974 171 616
1973 158 633
1972 160 623
1971 184 617
1970 197 575
1969 170 604
1968 204 535
1967 220 507
1966 265 472
1965 223 509
1964 187 579
1963 169 603
1962 157 619
1961 122 694
1960 145 647
1959 133 665
1958 137 658
1957 149 632
1956 125 676
1955 89 774
1954 49 1,078
1953 43 1,138
1952 25 1,548
1951 27 1,454
1950 25 1,497
1949 16 1,934
1948 26 1,455
1947 26 1,476
1946 18 1,751
1945 16 1,764
1944 17 1,726
1943 27 1,364
1942 22 1,530
1941 13 2,076
1940 20 1,569
1939 20 1,529
1938 11 2,311
1937 5 3,963
1936 9 2,604
1935 13 2,118
1934 12 2,244
1933 21 1,537
1932 19 1,705
1931 6 3,713
1930 7 3,558
1929 19 1,784
1928 10 2,824
1927 7 3,740
1926 12 2,552
1925 12 2,571
1924 5 4,877
1923 6 4,189
1922 9 3,220
1921 10 2,967
1920 6 4,228
1919 5 4,732
1918 5 4,730
1917 5 4,508
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1915 12 2,292
1914 < 5 --
1913 5 3,209
1912 5 2,864
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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.