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Wanda Name Popularity

    

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How popular is Wanda?

The rare name Wanda was the 5,147th Most Popular Girls Name in the United States in 2017.

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

Position 47, its highest popularity RANKING, was reached in 1934.

Nonetheless, the name was given to the greatest number of children in 1957 with 7,707 occurrences.

The least number of children given the name Wanda was 5 in 1883.

Approximately during the years 1883-1893, 1894-1898, 1899-1926, and 1944-1950, the name Wanda took a definitive turn upwards in popularity whereas 1966-1986, 1989-1997, and 2001-2004 were years of successive downward movement.

Where is the name Wanda popularity headed?

Currently, the name is at an extremely low point when compared to its most popular year.

The popularity trend for Wanda has steadily decreased for a while. however, the number of children named Wanda lately has remained about the same.

The name Wanda is very unique and has recently started to plateu at its present level but may also begin to make a more decisive move up or down.

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

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   Wanda (Girl)Wanda (Boy)
Year %No. of Babies Given NamePopul. RankNo. of Babies Given NamePopul. Rank
2017 26 5,147 < 5 --
2016 30 4,711 < 5 --
2015 24 5,630 < 5 --
2014 23 5,776 < 5 --
2013 30 4,731 < 5 --
2012 28 5,098 < 5 --
2011 24 5,710 < 5 --
2010 18 7,196 < 5 --
2009 42 3,791 < 5 --
2008 38 4,167 < 5 --
2007 30 4,933 < 5 --
2006 30 4,800 < 5 --
2005 48 3,253 < 5 --
2004 36 3,983 < 5 --
2003 69 2,408 < 5 --
2002 64 2,495 < 5 --
2001 56 2,695 < 5 --
2000 61 2,503 < 5 --
1999 79 1,996 < 5 --
1998 72 2,064 < 5 --
1997 59 2,305 < 5 --
1996 79 1,865 < 5 --
1995 91 1,639 < 5 --
1994 97 1,582 < 5 --
1993 133 1,283 < 5 --
1992 122 1,367 < 5 --
1991 173 1,055 < 5 --
1990 191 980 < 5 --
1989 179 975 < 5 --
1988 175 956 < 5 --
1987 218 803 5 8,097
1986 182 899 5 7,779
1985 234 741 < 5 --
1984 292 614 5 7,299
1983 319 569 7 5,460
1982 335 552 5 7,335
1981 457 465 < 5 --
1980 482 444 < 5 --
1979 575 385 < 5 --
1978 589 360 < 5 --
1977 728 322 7 5,105
1976 854 272 < 5 --
1975 1,058 229 < 5 --
1974 1,208 208 7 4,625
1973 1,412 187 7 4,489
1972 1,776 166 8 3,956
1971 2,367 137 9 3,650
1970 2,717 132 8 3,826
1969 2,684 126 15 2,305
1968 2,965 115 23 1,692
1967 3,471 100 18 1,904
1966 4,094 84 23 1,647
1965 4,652 81 15 2,168
1964 5,168 81 23 1,697
1963 5,589 76 35 1,336
1962 6,009 77 21 1,802
1961 6,459 70 32 1,430
1960 6,678 66 25 1,656
1959 6,905 65 21 1,808
1958 6,887 66 22 1,719
1957 7,707 59 22 1,751
1956 7,551 61 22 1,720
1955 7,416 61 11 2,564
1954 7,448 58 24 1,592
1953 7,202 57 17 1,955
1952 7,164 54 19 1,802
1951 7,235 52 13 2,240
1950 6,928 52 17 1,877
1949 6,307 56 12 2,330
1948 5,918 57 15 2,021
1947 5,650 66 5 4,246
1946 5,236 59 15 1,945
1945 4,294 58 17 1,690
1944 4,429 58 22 1,479
1943 4,705 56 20 1,632
1942 4,791 54 22 1,534
1941 4,734 53 21 1,529
1940 4,708 52 25 1,366
1939 4,559 50 17 1,709
1938 4,512 49 22 1,472
1937 4,201 55 16 1,826
1936 3,881 56 10 2,445
1935 4,104 49 17 1,752
1934 4,369 47 27 1,321
1933 4,268 48 19 1,641
1932 4,262 52 18 1,775
1931 4,394 54 24 1,456
1930 4,525 56 15 2,075
1929 4,396 61 23 1,561
1928 4,316 63 15 2,160
1927 4,303 66 19 1,869
1926 4,125 66 13 2,429
1925 3,805 72 8 3,398
1924 3,733 74 9 3,248
1923 3,405 80 6 4,222
1922 2,986 92 7 3,852
1921 2,737 101 9 3,204
1920 2,198 117 < 5 --
1919 1,824 128 < 5 --
1918 1,827 128 7 3,711
1917 1,545 140 6 3,954
1916 1,505 138 < 5 --
1915 1,233 154 < 5 --
1914 881 164 < 5 --
1913 687 168 < 5 --
1912 545 181 < 5 --
1911 380 189 < 5 --
1910 308 211 < 5 --
1909 272 211 < 5 --
1908 226 227 < 5 --
1907 200 235 < 5 --
1906 173 248 < 5 --
1905 125 300 < 5 --
1904 116 302 < 5 --
1903 134 265 < 5 --
1902 106 308 < 5 --
1901 81 341 < 5 --
1900 94 345 < 5 --
1899 85 326 < 5 --
1898 106 301 < 5 --
1897 83 319 < 5 --
1896 58 376 < 5 --
1895 62 356 < 5 --
1894 52 394 < 5 --
1893 59 352 < 5 --
1892 37 452 < 5 --
1891 47 364 < 5 --
1890 37 424 < 5 --
1889 25 514 < 5 --
1888 22 547 < 5 --
1887 29 411 < 5 --
1886 12 690 < 5 --
1885 12 656 < 5 --
1884 11 681 < 5 --
1883 5 1,048 < 5 --
1882 10 633 < 5 --
1881 6 825 < 5 --
1880 11 545 < 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.