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Victoria Name Popularity

    

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How popular is Victoria?

In 2018 the very popular name Victoria, ranked the 21st Most Popular Girls Name in the United States.

Presently one of the top 50 most popular, Victoria has been a top 500 placer since the Social Security Administration began keeping records in 1880.

It reached its highest popularity RANKING of #16 for the first time in 1998 and as recently as 1999.

However, the name was bestowed upon the greatest number of babies in 1993 with 12,923 occurrences.

In any year, the least number of babies named Victoria was 93 in 1880.

Decidely upward trends in the number of babies given the name Victoria occurred roughly during the years 1880-1888, 1897-1900, 1904-1918, 1938-1952, and 1978-1993, whereas unequivocal downward movement occurred about 1923-1926, 1960-1963, 1970-1974, 1999-2004, and 2006-2009.

Victoria's popularity has been moving downward for some time. Of late however, the number of parents selecting the name Victoria for their newborn has remained about the same.

What does the future hold for the popularity of Victoria?

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

The name Victoria is favored by many parents and has recently started to plateu at its present level but may also begin to make a more decisive move up or down.

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   Victoria (Girl)Victoria (Boy)
Year %No. of Babies Given NamePopul. RankNo. of Babies Given NamePopul. Rank
2018 7,089 21 7 10,623
2017 7,292 19 10 8,075
2016 7,310 21 < 5 --
2015 7,609 20 6 11,980
2014 7,996 19 9 8,733
2013 7,204 25 7 10,648
2012 6,861 28 9 8,818
2011 6,887 23 6 12,186
2010 6,227 32 8 9,623
2009 6,361 31 11 7,654
2008 7,119 27 5 14,483
2007 7,431 29 5 14,281
2006 7,649 27 8 9,527
2005 7,956 28 17 5,016
2004 8,276 28 42 2,595
2003 9,244 22 14 5,536
2002 9,784 21 8 8,405
2001 10,180 21 10 6,908
2000 10,925 20 18 4,373
1999 11,871 16 15 4,746
1998 12,147 16 17 4,188
1997 11,791 19 18 3,869
1996 11,858 18 20 3,544
1995 12,251 20 24 3,013
1994 12,690 19 23 3,103
1993 12,923 19 33 2,343
1992 11,906 22 24 2,906
1991 10,915 28 35 2,139
1990 9,107 33 37 2,044
1989 7,637 44 56 1,490
1988 7,280 42 29 2,195
1987 6,255 50 27 2,208
1986 5,673 54 38 1,692
1985 5,426 59 29 2,015
1984 5,079 59 17 2,818
1983 5,047 58 27 2,012
1982 4,253 66 20 2,512
1981 3,689 87 16 2,884
1980 2,925 104 14 3,249
1979 2,673 119 < 5 --
1978 2,456 121 12 3,390
1977 2,701 107 9 4,151
1976 3,039 92 9 3,998
1975 2,713 105 17 2,535
1974 2,846 104 11 3,311
1973 3,071 95 16 2,506
1972 3,206 99 16 2,416
1971 3,721 98 6 4,891
1970 4,459 85 22 1,939
1969 4,390 83 14 2,413
1968 4,285 82 15 2,191
1967 3,662 93 13 2,341
1966 3,362 103 19 1,814
1965 3,477 108 16 2,077
1964 3,157 129 11 2,656
1963 3,244 130 15 2,197
1962 3,710 121 11 2,664
1961 4,145 114 10 2,885
1960 4,297 114 8 3,330
1959 4,150 113 17 2,036
1958 4,466 109 7 3,545
1957 5,327 89 16 2,088
1956 5,386 85 10 2,785
1955 5,357 82 10 2,753
1954 4,979 85 6 3,805
1953 5,163 82 6 3,782
1952 5,604 74 7 3,360
1951 4,905 81 7 3,347
1950 3,782 94 5 4,167
1949 3,669 96 7 3,285
1948 3,131 108 6 3,652
1947 2,739 123 7 3,361
1946 2,388 122 8 2,909
1945 2,670 106 12 2,122
1944 1,814 139 6 3,414
1943 1,468 163 < 5 --
1942 1,372 170 7 3,202
1941 814 216 < 5 --
1940 687 243 < 5 --
1939 675 241 < 5 --
1938 588 260 5 4,010
1937 628 252 9 2,670
1936 508 269 < 5 --
1935 603 256 8 2,930
1934 584 259 5 4,177
1933 600 250 9 2,727
1932 592 258 8 3,081
1931 712 228 7 3,379
1930 713 228 6 3,977
1929 825 216 12 2,448
1928 833 217 12 2,519
1927 959 206 5 4,765
1926 963 200 < 5 --
1925 1,045 196 < 5 --
1924 1,104 194 < 5 --
1923 1,149 191 9 3,163
1922 1,145 186 10 3,003
1921 1,238 179 6 4,296
1920 1,286 173 < 5 --
1919 1,429 154 6 4,138
1918 1,758 134 6 4,149
1917 1,334 158 5 4,570
1916 1,340 150 7 3,491
1915 1,266 151 < 5 --
1914 1,026 145 < 5 --
1913 825 147 < 5 --
1912 711 150 < 5 --
1911 503 160 < 5 --
1910 574 142 < 5 --
1909 426 160 < 5 --
1908 435 156 < 5 --
1907 400 160 < 5 --
1906 362 159 < 5 --
1905 343 163 < 5 --
1904 320 167 < 5 --
1903 330 156 < 5 --
1902 339 151 < 5 --
1901 346 143 < 5 --
1900 391 148 < 5 --
1899 289 156 < 5 --
1898 276 171 < 5 --
1897 234 180 < 5 --
1896 281 158 < 5 --
1895 269 160 < 5 --
1894 251 163 < 5 --
1893 223 168 < 5 --
1892 229 166 < 5 --
1891 204 165 < 5 --
1890 223 159 < 5 --
1889 175 167 < 5 --
1888 207 152 < 5 --
1887 157 155 < 5 --
1886 162 150 < 5 --
1885 163 141 < 5 --
1884 124 158 < 5 --
1883 110 159 < 5 --
1882 132 136 < 5 --
1881 117 134 < 5 --
1880 93 148 < 5 --

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.