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Vegas Name Popularity

    

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How popular is Vegas?

In 2018 the rare name Vegas, ranked the 6,637th Most Popular Boys Name in the United States.

Uncommon, Vegas would be a striking name choice.

Its highest popularity RANKING of #3840 was reached in 1981.

But, the greatest number of babies were given the name in 2012 with 17 occurrences.

The least number of children given the name Vegas was less than 5, most recently in 2002.

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

For a number of years, the name Vegas has been soaring upward in popularity. , continuing the trend, the number of children named Vegas lately has risen.

What does the future hold for the popularity of Vegas?

Vegas's popularity is at a high point when measured against its most notable year.

The name Vegas is mostly unused but will probably continue to rise upward in popularity.

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   Vegas (Girl)Vegas (Boy)
Year %No. of Babies Given NamePopul. RankNo. of Babies Given NamePopul. Rank
2018 6 15,466 13 6,637
2017 5 18,208 17 5,492
2016 < 5 -- 5 14,033
2015 < 5 -- 11 7,455
2014 7 14,446 8 9,556
2013 11 10,192 11 7,512
2012 5 19,350 17 5,457
2011 < 5 -- 12 6,964
2010 9 12,206 8 9,621
2009 5 20,028 8 9,801
2008 11 10,762 13 6,730
2007 13 9,509 14 6,243
2006 11 10,564 12 6,881
2005 12 9,416 13 6,194
2004 9 11,578 11 6,945
2003 9 11,278 15 5,244
2002 8 12,135 < 5 --
2001 5 17,853 7 9,183
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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.