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Ward Name Popularity

    

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How popular is Ward?

The rare name Ward was the 2,971st Most Popular Boys Name in the United States in 2018.

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

It reached its highest popularity RANKING of #243 in 1899.

Nonetheless, the name was given to the greatest number of children in 1961 with 340 occurrences.

The least number of children given the name Ward was 10 in 2004.

Approximately during the years 1887-1892, 1907-1915, 1955-1961, and 2009-2016, the name Ward took a definitive turn upwards in popularity whereas 1961-1965, 1966-1975, 1987-1994, and 2001-2004 were years of successive downward movement.

Where is the name Ward popularity headed?

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

Ward's popularity has been moving upward for some time. , continuing the trend, the number of children named Ward lately has risen.

The name Ward is very unique but will probably continue to rise upward in popularity.

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   Ward (Girl)Ward (Boy)
Year %No. of Babies Given NamePopul. RankNo. of Babies Given NamePopul. Rank
2018 10 10,433 40 2,971
2017 9 11,535 44 2,787
2016 6 16,087 48 2,616
2015 12 9,439 27 3,972
2014 < 5 -- 30 3,607
2013 < 5 -- 30 3,570
2012 < 5 -- 25 4,122
2011 < 5 -- 17 5,412
2010 < 5 -- 18 5,233
2009 < 5 -- 11 7,658
2008 < 5 -- 20 4,886
2007 < 5 -- 12 7,054
2006 < 5 -- 19 4,848
2005 < 5 -- 23 4,054
2004 < 5 -- 10 7,500
2003 < 5 -- 17 4,804
2002 < 5 -- 14 5,379
2001 < 5 -- 17 4,659
2000 < 5 -- 16 4,772
1999 < 5 -- 19 3,978
1998 < 5 -- 23 3,386
1997 < 5 -- 20 3,595
1996 < 5 -- 21 3,397
1995 < 5 -- 17 3,841
1994 < 5 -- 15 4,281
1993 < 5 -- 23 3,037
1992 < 5 -- 24 2,907
1991 < 5 -- 20 3,219
1990 < 5 -- 33 2,210
1989 < 5 -- 28 2,413
1988 < 5 -- 28 2,249
1987 < 5 -- 32 1,972
1986 < 5 -- 35 1,789
1985 < 5 -- 33 1,831
1984 < 5 -- 29 1,930
1983 < 5 -- 41 1,514
1982 < 5 -- 43 1,486
1981 < 5 -- 32 1,810
1980 < 5 -- 45 1,431
1979 < 5 -- 35 1,669
1978 < 5 -- 43 1,433
1977 < 5 -- 56 1,185
1976 < 5 -- 65 1,040
1975 < 5 -- 49 1,226
1974 < 5 -- 61 1,064
1973 < 5 -- 62 1,037
1972 < 5 -- 94 835
1971 < 5 -- 93 846
1970 < 5 -- 130 723
1969 < 5 -- 131 694
1968 < 5 -- 141 640
1967 < 5 -- 183 552
1966 < 5 -- 200 542
1965 < 5 -- 172 583
1964 < 5 -- 245 502
1963 < 5 -- 282 473
1962 < 5 -- 262 489
1961 < 5 -- 340 432
1960 < 5 -- 283 473
1959 < 5 -- 254 491
1958 < 5 -- 246 495
1957 5 6,987 170 589
1956 < 5 -- 193 544
1955 < 5 -- 197 523
1954 < 5 -- 196 522
1953 < 5 -- 207 489
1952 < 5 -- 180 521
1951 < 5 -- 200 479
1950 < 5 -- 167 518
1949 < 5 -- 183 492
1948 < 5 -- 204 467
1947 < 5 -- 218 453
1946 < 5 -- 219 432
1945 < 5 -- 155 483
1944 < 5 -- 167 471
1943 < 5 -- 177 468
1942 < 5 -- 158 491
1941 < 5 -- 139 494
1940 < 5 -- 142 485
1939 < 5 -- 154 465
1938 < 5 -- 174 437
1937 < 5 -- 150 457
1936 < 5 -- 140 476
1935 < 5 -- 157 454
1934 < 5 -- 187 404
1933 < 5 -- 164 431
1932 < 5 -- 169 431
1931 < 5 -- 179 423
1930 < 5 -- 223 380
1929 < 5 -- 192 427
1928 5 5,405 183 442
1927 < 5 -- 230 394
1926 < 5 -- 220 404
1925 < 5 -- 256 372
1924 < 5 -- 276 358
1923 < 5 -- 271 361
1922 < 5 -- 323 320
1921 < 5 -- 273 366
1920 < 5 -- 286 347
1919 < 5 -- 243 371
1918 < 5 -- 258 364
1917 < 5 -- 242 359
1916 5 5,143 211 381
1915 < 5 -- 237 348
1914 < 5 -- 193 330
1913 < 5 -- 150 334
1912 < 5 -- 114 362
1911 < 5 -- 77 307
1910 < 5 -- 50 364
1909 < 5 -- 40 386
1908 < 5 -- 42 354
1907 < 5 -- 32 404
1906 < 5 -- 34 362
1905 < 5 -- 31 382
1904 < 5 -- 39 321
1903 < 5 -- 40 299
1902 < 5 -- 46 281
1901 < 5 -- 25 382
1900 < 5 -- 43 328
1899 < 5 -- 48 243
1898 < 5 -- 28 375
1897 < 5 -- 28 359
1896 < 5 -- 41 289
1895 < 5 -- 48 260
1894 < 5 -- 31 321
1893 < 5 -- 30 322
1892 < 5 -- 50 252
1891 < 5 -- 37 268
1890 < 5 -- 37 288
1889 < 5 -- 32 311
1888 < 5 -- 29 347
1887 < 5 -- 23 351
1886 < 5 -- 25 346
1885 < 5 -- 23 378
1884 < 5 -- 38 283
1883 < 5 -- 27 323
1882 < 5 -- 30 316
1881 < 5 -- 37 261
1880 < 5 -- 30 313

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.