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Vivian Name Popularity

    

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How popular is Vivian?

In 2018 the popular name Vivian, ranked the 96th Most Popular Girls Name in the United States.

Presently one of the top 100 most popular, Vivian has been a top 1000 placer since the Social Security Administration began keeping records in 1880.

Its highest popularity ranking of #64 was reached in 1920 with 4,128 occurrences.

The least amount of newborns dubbed Vivian in any given year was 22 in 1880.

Decidely upward trends in the number of babies given the name Vivian occurred roughly during the years 1884-1894, 1895-1900, 1906-1920, 1937-1940, 1987-1991, 1996-2003, and 2006-2014, whereas clearly downward trends happened around 1956-1976.

For a number of years, the name Vivian has been soaring upward in popularity. In recent years, continuing the trend, the number of babies given the name Vivian has risen.

What does the future hold for the popularity of Vivian?

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

The name Vivian is favored by many parents and will probably continue to rise upward in popularity.

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   Vivian (Girl)Vivian (Boy)
Year %No. of Babies Given NamePopul. RankNo. of Babies Given NamePopul. Rank
2018 2,956 96 11 7,529
2017 3,023 97 < 5 --
2016 3,140 95 < 5 --
2015 3,201 95 < 5 --
2014 3,062 97 5 13,933
2013 2,650 119 7 10,652
2012 2,261 140 < 5 --
2011 2,021 153 5 14,218
2010 1,942 158 5 14,138
2009 1,964 164 7 10,910
2008 1,638 207 7 10,971
2007 1,639 210 < 5 --
2006 1,536 224 8 9,533
2005 1,559 223 < 5 --
2004 1,424 231 < 5 --
2003 1,453 224 < 5 --
2002 1,275 249 < 5 --
2001 1,020 312 < 5 --
2000 1,176 272 < 5 --
1999 1,114 281 < 5 --
1998 911 326 < 5 --
1997 908 320 5 10,755
1996 896 314 7 7,930
1995 866 317 11 5,485
1994 920 300 < 5 --
1993 930 295 12 4,986
1992 908 307 10 5,636
1991 851 317 11 5,082
1990 552 448 8 6,377
1989 466 506 9 5,590
1988 429 515 6 7,234
1987 426 502 5 8,096
1986 442 485 < 5 --
1985 407 498 7 5,755
1984 412 489 8 4,947
1983 412 479 11 3,869
1982 393 512 < 5 --
1981 352 536 5 7,246
1980 408 500 6 6,214
1979 456 449 < 5 --
1978 349 529 5 6,728
1977 361 518 < 5 --
1976 377 486 7 4,912
1975 423 453 < 5 --
1974 505 401 10 3,549
1973 526 389 6 5,068
1972 571 376 < 5 --
1971 657 362 9 3,650
1970 777 338 12 2,890
1969 810 319 9 3,303
1968 914 288 5 4,726
1967 1,057 259 7 3,545
1966 1,059 260 10 2,772
1965 1,253 244 9 2,973
1964 1,511 224 8 3,272
1963 1,749 203 7 3,632
1962 1,744 207 13 2,355
1961 1,891 194 19 1,944
1960 2,022 188 14 2,310
1959 2,183 177 27 1,554
1958 2,203 172 13 2,361
1957 2,434 153 20 1,837
1956 2,560 148 12 2,492
1955 2,357 154 21 1,721
1954 2,277 156 28 1,465
1953 2,357 149 22 1,675
1952 2,508 142 22 1,660
1951 2,404 138 18 1,835
1950 2,268 138 12 2,314
1949 2,327 136 20 1,701
1948 2,424 126 25 1,484
1947 2,484 128 33 1,296
1946 2,424 120 27 1,380
1945 2,168 118 16 1,770
1944 2,022 129 22 1,478
1943 2,320 122 26 1,399
1942 2,205 124 32 1,243
1941 2,279 113 30 1,228
1940 2,261 115 25 1,365
1939 1,868 128 32 1,166
1938 1,798 135 30 1,220
1937 1,909 127 20 1,574
1936 2,014 115 38 1,048
1935 2,125 112 31 1,224
1934 2,412 98 23 1,457
1933 2,377 98 47 923
1932 2,663 90 55 867
1931 2,893 82 42 1,048
1930 2,872 91 43 1,069
1929 3,101 81 54 923
1928 3,310 78 42 1,091
1927 3,508 77 67 821
1926 3,431 80 53 941
1925 3,576 76 49 981
1924 3,850 71 53 976
1923 3,831 69 67 834
1922 3,733 74 68 829
1921 4,103 68 65 867
1920 4,128 64 72 790
1919 3,639 72 73 759
1918 3,663 72 65 816
1917 3,119 79 61 818
1916 3,049 77 60 802
1915 2,857 78 46 924
1914 2,080 81 59 665
1913 1,727 83 43 709
1912 1,487 84 34 754
1911 1,211 80 24 642
1910 801 107 16 781
1909 652 111 15 752
1908 561 121 20 582
1907 572 116 20 557
1906 489 129 13 705
1905 492 128 15 635
1904 470 126 19 513
1903 432 128 14 617
1902 425 132 9 859
1901 342 146 12 633
1900 383 152 18 602
1899 250 172 10 711
1898 308 162 20 472
1897 241 177 10 720
1896 224 183 18 497
1895 216 183 16 527
1894 212 184 12 629
1893 185 191 9 765
1892 152 205 12 638
1891 108 234 10 633
1890 103 241 7 877
1889 83 260 10 671
1888 77 266 7 913
1887 66 261 13 513
1886 49 299 6 956
1885 51 279 6 931
1884 33 348 12 569
1883 33 313 7 795
1882 27 347 5 1,091
1881 24 337 9 650
1880 22 351 7 804

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.