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Wisdom Name Popularity

    

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How popular is Wisdom?

The rare name Wisdom was the 2,811th Most Popular Boys Name in the United States in 2016.

Wisdom, is a possible choice for parents seeking a more unique name.

Its highest popularity ranking of #2713 was reached in 2015 with 45 occurrences.

The least number of children given the name Wisdom was less than 5, most recently in 1994.

Decidely upward trends in the number of babies given the name Wisdom occurred roughly during the years 2002-2006, and 2007-2011.

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

Where is the name Wisdom popularity headed?

Overall, when compared to its most prominent year, the name's popularity is at or near its highest point.

For a number of years, the name Wisdom has been soaring upward in popularity. however, the number of children named Wisdom lately has remained about the same.

The name Wisdom 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.

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   Wisdom (Girl)Wisdom (Boy)
Year %No. of Babies Given NamePopul. RankNo. of Babies Given NamePopul. Rank
2016 43 3,626 43 2,811
2015 38 3,974 45 2,713
2014 41 3,764 31 3,522
2013 31 4,630 37 3,049
2012 35 4,283 40 2,948
2011 31 4,670 41 2,899
2010 35 4,291 31 3,517
2009 36 4,264 26 4,023
2008 32 4,751 31 3,558
2007 38 4,123 22 4,482
2006 27 5,222 29 3,595
2005 26 5,105 23 4,056
2004 32 4,378 17 4,992
2003 23 5,402 15 5,249
2002 24 5,075 11 6,508
2001 30 4,201 14 5,377
2000 13 8,011 16 4,775
1999 21 5,212 15 4,750
1998 25 4,487 10 6,295
1997 9 9,781 8 7,256
1996 12 7,567 9 6,487
1995 8 10,486 6 8,834
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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.