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Trapper Name Popularity

    

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How popular is Trapper?

The rare name Trapper was the 3,269th Most Popular Boys Name in the United States in 2016.

Trapper, is a possible choice for parents seeking a more unique name.

Its highest popularity RANKING of #1723 was reached in 1981.

However, the name was bestowed upon the greatest number of babies in 2011 with 41 occurrences.

The least number of children given the name Trapper was less than 5, most recently in 1974.

Decidely upward trends in the number of babies given the name Trapper occurred roughly during the years 1977-1980, 1999-2003, and 2004-2007, whereas 1981-1987 were years of successive downward movement.

Where is the name Trapper popularity headed?

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

For a number of years, the name Trapper has steadily increased in popularity. however, the number of children named Trapper lately has dropped.

The name Trapper is very unique and has recently started to drift downward in popularity.

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   Trapper (Boy)
Year %No. of Babies Given NamePopul. Rank
2016 35 3,269
2015 28 3,864
2014 35 3,214
2013 31 3,488
2012 37 3,110
2011 41 2,893
2010 21 4,662
2009 26 4,021
2008 34 3,339
2007 35 3,241
2006 18 5,051
2005 24 3,932
2004 28 3,441
2003 30 3,178
2002 20 4,169
2001 23 3,710
2000 19 4,187
1999 8 7,821
1998 12 5,435
1997 13 4,933
1996 14 4,590
1995 5 10,209
1994 12 5,088
1993 9 6,178
1992 8 6,646
1991 8 6,474
1990 6 8,041
1989 9 5,574
1988 7 6,371
1987 11 4,210
1986 10 4,430
1985 11 4,028
1984 17 2,812
1983 16 2,904
1982 22 2,331
1981 34 1,723
1980 32 1,804
1979 19 2,561
1978 5 6,686
1977 6 5,798
1976 11 3,462
1975 11 3,416
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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.