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Tammy Name Popularity

    

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How popular is Tammy?

The rare name Tammy was the 2,773rd Most Popular Girls Name in the United States in 2016.

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

Its highest popularity RANKING of #8 was reached for the first time in 1966 and as recently as 1971.

Nonetheless, the name was given to the greatest number of children in 1963 with 21,192 occurrences.

The least number of children given the name Tammy was less than 5, most recently in 1936.

Approximately during the years 1937-1947, and 1948-1963, the name Tammy took a definitive turn upwards in popularity whereas 1970-1996, and 2004-2011 were years of successive downward movement.

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

Where is the name Tammy popularity headed?

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

For a number of years, the name Tammy has been spiralling downward in popularity. however, the number of children named Tammy lately has remained about the same.

The name Tammy is quite distinctive 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, Tammy is very rarely used as a given name.

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   Tammy (Girl)Tammy (Boy)
Year %No. of Babies Given NamePopul. RankNo. of Babies Given NamePopul. Rank
2016 62 2,773 < 5 --
2015 44 3,575 < 5 --
2014 55 3,064 < 5 --
2013 53 3,112 < 5 --
2012 57 2,991 < 5 --
2011 58 2,981 < 5 --
2010 70 2,607 < 5 --
2009 96 2,113 < 5 --
2008 120 1,815 < 5 --
2007 122 1,767 < 5 --
2006 148 1,493 < 5 --
2005 152 1,415 < 5 --
2004 164 1,306 < 5 --
2003 182 1,183 < 5 --
2002 194 1,096 < 5 --
2001 192 1,107 < 5 --
2000 191 1,084 < 5 --
1999 205 1,004 5 11,402
1998 254 841 < 5 --
1997 237 863 < 5 --
1996 225 877 < 5 --
1995 273 750 < 5 --
1994 328 655 < 5 --
1993 358 629 < 5 --
1992 442 533 < 5 --
1991 444 528 5 9,462
1990 549 451 10 5,325
1989 590 421 7 6,845
1988 719 343 7 6,340
1987 867 283 14 3,482
1986 1,006 257 14 3,422
1985 1,196 217 14 3,372
1984 1,505 182 15 3,087
1983 1,782 159 18 2,659
1982 2,263 134 13 3,456
1981 2,588 117 9 4,448
1980 3,134 96 18 2,711
1979 3,759 79 16 2,885
1978 4,072 67 22 2,196
1977 5,310 55 29 1,816
1976 6,228 41 35 1,570
1975 7,525 30 46 1,276
1974 9,240 24 61 1,061
1973 11,243 15 39 1,351
1972 14,210 11 60 1,049
1971 17,658 8 62 1,042
1970 19,586 8 87 867
1969 19,052 9 79 868
1968 20,054 8 72 861
1967 18,653 8 74 835
1966 18,624 8 61 937
1965 18,007 11 34 1,333
1964 20,046 10 76 880
1963 21,192 12 47 1,139
1962 16,750 23 64 955
1961 15,528 28 52 1,092
1960 14,311 31 55 1,043
1959 13,706 31 58 1,016
1958 9,984 44 47 1,129
1957 4,364 107 34 1,364
1956 258 590 6 3,890
1955 191 680 7 3,472
1954 193 670 < 5 --
1953 177 680 6 3,763
1952 122 831 8 3,081
1951 89 993 < 5 --
1950 94 923 < 5 --
1949 84 983 < 5 --
1948 78 992 < 5 --
1947 86 963 < 5 --
1946 54 1,177 < 5 --
1945 45 1,183 < 5 --
1944 44 1,201 < 5 --
1943 35 1,420 < 5 --
1942 30 1,531 < 5 --
1941 15 2,263 < 5 --
1940 20 1,840 < 5 --
1939 6 4,195 < 5 --
1938 6 4,300 6 3,499
1937 5 4,850 < 5 --
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1935 9 3,137 < 5 --
1934 5 4,892 < 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.