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Taylor Name Popularity

    

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How popular is Taylor?

The somewhat popular name Taylor was the 112th Most Popular Girls Name in the United States in 2017.

This top 250 contender has seen rankings outside of the top 1000.

Its highest popularity RANKING of #6 was reached for the first time in 1994 and as recently as 1996.

Nonetheless, the name was given to the greatest number of children in 1993 with 21,266 occurrences.

The least amount of newborns dubbed Taylor in any given year was less than 5, most recently in 1959.

Approximately during the years 1968-1993, the name Taylor took a definitive turn upwards in popularity whereas clearly downward trends happened around 1995-2005, and 2006-2016.

Taylor became more popular as a girls name in 1990.

Where is the name Taylor 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 Taylor has been spiralling downward in popularity. In recent years, continuing the trend, the number of babies given the name Taylor has dropped.

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

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   Taylor (Girl)Taylor (Boy)
Year %No. of Babies Given NamePopul. RankNo. of Babies Given NamePopul. Rank
2017 2,692 112 571 506
2016 3,271 91 641 476
2015 3,744 77 656 463
2014 3,808 77 695 434
2013 4,135 59 824 372
2012 4,864 46 886 348
2011 5,188 44 899 336
2010 5,894 36 955 328
2009 7,582 22 1,093 298
2008 8,335 22 1,365 256
2007 7,960 24 1,430 249
2006 8,557 23 1,629 221
2005 8,671 24 1,576 222
2004 9,303 22 1,613 216
2003 10,308 19 1,828 202
2002 11,467 18 1,964 190
2001 13,690 12 2,309 165
2000 15,078 10 2,853 136
1999 16,905 8 3,071 120
1998 18,572 7 3,581 104
1997 19,503 7 4,332 87
1996 19,151 6 4,796 82
1995 20,425 6 5,519 69
1994 20,733 6 6,624 54
1993 21,266 7 7,688 51
1992 14,949 17 8,240 52
1991 10,253 32 7,967 52
1990 7,257 46 6,576 64
1989 4,069 75 4,856 72
1988 2,796 102 3,488 91
1987 1,706 164 2,431 117
1986 1,214 218 2,035 136
1985 1,050 245 1,794 153
1984 869 278 1,415 180
1983 684 338 1,055 217
1982 606 379 947 244
1981 387 512 775 273
1980 234 718 617 311
1979 148 975 448 381
1978 120 1,094 344 429
1977 123 1,066 319 449
1976 68 1,522 240 521
1975 37 2,274 184 596
1974 40 2,093 182 592
1973 27 2,675 137 682
1972 21 3,163 128 713
1971 22 3,148 143 698
1970 21 3,194 119 757
1969 18 3,305 116 726
1968 9 5,100 134 656
1967 14 3,635 80 812
1966 12 3,930 89 773
1965 5 7,428 80 826
1964 14 3,678 88 808
1963 5 7,540 94 789
1962 6 6,492 87 817
1961 7 5,781 105 752
1960 11 4,142 93 798
1959 < 5 -- 103 753
1958 6 6,032 95 762
1957 8 4,871 88 808
1956 6 5,889 78 853
1955 < 5 -- 78 835
1954 5 6,528 83 794
1953 < 5 -- 88 761
1952 < 5 -- 103 693
1951 7 4,783 66 865
1950 < 5 -- 84 754
1949 < 5 -- 97 697
1948 < 5 -- 86 728
1947 < 5 -- 84 752
1946 < 5 -- 78 751
1945 < 5 -- 72 726
1944 < 5 -- 60 813
1943 < 5 -- 84 702
1942 < 5 -- 67 790
1941 < 5 -- 71 738
1940 < 5 -- 73 716
1939 < 5 -- 65 752
1938 < 5 -- 75 710
1937 < 5 -- 85 647
1936 < 5 -- 64 764
1935 < 5 -- 86 639
1934 < 5 -- 72 723
1933 < 5 -- 71 728
1932 < 5 -- 79 696
1931 < 5 -- 55 866
1930 < 5 -- 78 709
1929 < 5 -- 91 647
1928 < 5 -- 90 662
1927 < 5 -- 84 712
1926 < 5 -- 96 648
1925 < 5 -- 87 695
1924 < 5 -- 124 576
1923 < 5 -- 94 664
1922 < 5 -- 93 673
1921 < 5 -- 109 608
1920 < 5 -- 108 608
1919 < 5 -- 119 549
1918 < 5 -- 137 514
1917 < 5 -- 119 536
1916 < 5 -- 101 573
1915 < 5 -- 107 541
1914 < 5 -- 89 524
1913 < 5 -- 73 508
1912 < 5 -- 57 530
1911 < 5 -- 45 440
1910 < 5 -- 35 471
1909 < 5 -- 35 426
1908 < 5 -- 22 552
1907 < 5 -- 25 471
1906 < 5 -- 26 441
1905 < 5 -- 30 391
1904 < 5 -- 31 366
1903 < 5 -- 20 484
1902 < 5 -- 20 485
1901 < 5 -- 25 378
1900 < 5 -- 48 304
1899 < 5 -- 27 354
1898 < 5 -- 26 392
1897 < 5 -- 32 330
1896 < 5 -- 32 335
1895 < 5 -- 26 381
1894 < 5 -- 22 410
1893 < 5 -- 26 357
1892 < 5 -- 29 355
1891 < 5 -- 22 374
1890 < 5 -- 22 384
1889 < 5 -- 28 337
1888 < 5 -- 29 346
1887 < 5 -- 20 375
1886 < 5 -- 22 381
1885 < 5 -- 26 343
1884 < 5 -- 21 397
1883 < 5 -- 27 322
1882 < 5 -- 27 346
1881 < 5 -- 39 256
1880 < 5 -- 37 279

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.