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Tonya Name Popularity

    

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How popular is Tonya?

The rare name Tonya was the 5,611th Most Popular Girls Name in the United States in 2017.

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

Position 36, its highest popularity RANKING, was reached in 1973.

However, the name was bestowed upon the greatest number of babies in 1972 with 7,244 occurrences.

The least number of children given the name Tonya was less than 5, most recently in 1932.

Decidely upward trends in the number of babies given the name Tonya occurred roughly during the years 1932-1936, 1937-1947, and 1948-1970, whereas 1974-2006 were years of successive downward movement.

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

Where is the name Tonya popularity headed?

Overall, when compared to its most prominent year, the name's popularity is at an extremely low point.

The popularity trend for Tonya has been spiralling downward for a while. , continuing the trend, the number of children named Tonya lately has dropped.

The name Tonya is very unique and will probably continue to drift downward in popularity.

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

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   Tonya (Girl)Tonya (Boy)
Year %No. of Babies Given NamePopul. RankNo. of Babies Given NamePopul. Rank
2017 23 5,611 < 5 --
2016 18 6,857 < 5 --
2015 26 5,269 < 5 --
2014 25 5,426 < 5 --
2013 26 5,298 < 5 --
2012 34 4,373 < 5 --
2011 40 3,827 < 5 --
2010 48 3,403 < 5 --
2009 44 3,670 < 5 --
2008 58 3,011 < 5 --
2007 55 3,160 < 5 --
2006 45 3,558 < 5 --
2005 77 2,337 < 5 --
2004 67 2,525 < 5 --
2003 100 1,855 < 5 --
2002 88 2,000 < 5 --
2001 103 1,746 < 5 --
2000 138 1,362 < 5 --
1999 147 1,269 < 5 --
1998 141 1,284 < 5 --
1997 222 906 < 5 --
1996 219 900 < 5 --
1995 274 746 < 5 --
1994 373 603 < 5 --
1993 432 551 < 5 --
1992 542 456 < 5 --
1991 590 430 < 5 --
1990 725 365 < 5 --
1989 830 310 < 5 --
1988 1,003 254 < 5 --
1987 1,189 227 < 5 --
1986 1,298 201 7 5,881
1985 1,642 172 6 6,462
1984 1,855 153 6 6,255
1983 1,956 147 9 4,464
1982 2,379 126 10 4,207
1981 2,756 110 13 3,393
1980 3,080 97 6 6,183
1979 3,495 86 17 2,767
1978 3,828 77 16 2,789
1977 4,265 64 20 2,353
1976 4,965 58 25 1,994
1975 5,899 45 30 1,700
1974 6,878 37 35 1,500
1973 7,180 36 28 1,692
1972 7,244 37 29 1,643
1971 6,900 45 28 1,704
1970 7,138 49 30 1,579
1969 6,167 54 22 1,801
1968 5,661 60 17 2,027
1967 5,166 68 27 1,504
1966 3,630 96 13 2,316
1965 2,968 129 14 2,260
1964 2,700 150 6 3,995
1963 2,367 167 13 2,404
1962 2,246 175 8 3,282
1961 1,840 199 < 5 --
1960 1,327 242 < 5 --
1959 1,074 268 < 5 --
1958 761 341 < 5 --
1957 646 357 < 5 --
1956 566 370 < 5 --
1955 401 449 < 5 --
1954 355 471 < 5 --
1953 294 507 < 5 --
1952 240 561 < 5 --
1951 205 601 < 5 --
1950 153 697 < 5 --
1949 134 740 < 5 --
1948 139 714 < 5 --
1947 152 684 < 5 --
1946 118 755 < 5 --
1945 101 748 < 5 --
1944 92 799 < 5 --
1943 67 974 < 5 --
1942 75 912 < 5 --
1941 31 1,417 < 5 --
1940 35 1,268 < 5 --
1939 20 1,788 < 5 --
1938 23 1,646 < 5 --
1937 21 1,731 < 5 --
1936 23 1,588 < 5 --
1935 10 2,908 < 5 --
1934 11 2,720 < 5 --
1933 10 2,850 < 5 --
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1930 5 5,192 < 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.