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Zachary Name Popularity

    

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How popular is Zachary?

The somewhat popular name Zachary was the 103rd Most Popular Boys Name in the United States in 2017.

This top 250 contender has seen rankings outside of the top 1000.

It reached its highest popularity RANKING of #12 in 1994.

Nonetheless, the name was given to the greatest number of children in 1993 with 25,535 occurrences.

In any year, the least number of babies named Zachary was less than 5, most recently in 1911.

Approximately during the years 1941-1950, 1951-1955, and 1966-1993, the name Zachary took a definitive turn upwards in popularity whereas unequivocal downward movement occurred about 1994-2016.

Where is the name Zachary popularity headed?

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

Zachary's popularity has been spiralling downward for some time. Of late, continuing the trend, the number of parents selecting the name Zachary for their newborn has dropped.

The name Zachary is favored by many parents but will probably continue to drift downward in popularity.

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   Zachary (Girl)Zachary (Boy)
Year %No. of Babies Given NamePopul. RankNo. of Babies Given NamePopul. Rank
2017 5 18,234 3,779 103
2016 9 11,709 4,546 89
2015 5 18,989 4,843 88
2014 8 13,014 5,176 82
2013 6 16,445 5,755 73
2012 8 13,421 6,256 67
2011 7 14,779 6,802 64
2010 10 11,207 7,177 61
2009 10 11,430 8,078 53
2008 12 10,053 9,226 47
2007 11 10,796 10,212 42
2006 21 6,343 11,005 33
2005 20 6,238 12,283 29
2004 70 2,443 13,711 26
2003 21 5,786 15,539 20
2002 26 4,756 16,622 19
2001 34 3,859 18,186 16
2000 38 3,523 19,849 15
1999 31 3,890 19,981 17
1998 43 3,011 20,579 16
1997 33 3,545 21,927 13
1996 41 2,964 22,365 14
1995 55 2,392 23,129 14
1994 54 2,410 25,132 12
1993 53 2,413 25,535 15
1992 53 2,458 24,797 16
1991 47 2,619 21,382 22
1990 57 2,257 20,427 22
1989 69 1,909 18,074 25
1988 105 1,366 15,865 29
1987 84 1,529 13,206 33
1986 87 1,465 11,723 38
1985 77 1,574 11,341 39
1984 56 1,903 9,071 45
1983 39 2,431 7,310 50
1982 41 2,410 6,148 55
1981 30 2,985 4,851 63
1980 29 3,065 4,245 72
1979 27 3,145 4,156 74
1978 21 3,634 3,134 89
1977 20 3,760 2,780 95
1976 9 6,607 2,648 96
1975 7 7,973 1,686 145
1974 5 10,235 1,278 179
1973 < 5 -- 1,137 197
1972 6 8,279 1,005 220
1971 < 5 -- 703 289
1970 6 7,989 559 342
1969 < 5 -- 421 382
1968 7 6,241 341 416
1967 < 5 -- 364 402
1966 < 5 -- 333 416
1965 < 5 -- 314 436
1964 < 5 -- 334 438
1963 < 5 -- 327 440
1962 < 5 -- 342 432
1961 < 5 -- 368 414
1960 5 7,320 344 434
1959 < 5 -- 262 485
1958 < 5 -- 236 503
1957 < 5 -- 291 452
1956 < 5 -- 270 461
1955 < 5 -- 279 446
1954 < 5 -- 201 515
1953 < 5 -- 160 565
1952 < 5 -- 172 539
1951 < 5 -- 151 559
1950 < 5 -- 149 556
1949 < 5 -- 107 668
1948 < 5 -- 91 703
1947 < 5 -- 70 836
1946 < 5 -- 49 967
1945 < 5 -- 19 1,581
1944 < 5 -- 10 2,469
1943 < 5 -- 16 1,909
1942 < 5 -- 15 1,945
1941 < 5 -- 9 2,650
1940 < 5 -- 20 1,573
1939 < 5 -- 15 1,879
1938 < 5 -- 15 1,899
1937 < 5 -- 18 1,687
1936 < 5 -- 9 2,627
1935 < 5 -- 13 2,125
1934 < 5 -- 11 2,391
1933 < 5 -- 14 1,993
1932 < 5 -- 17 1,845
1931 < 5 -- 14 2,099
1930 < 5 -- 16 1,965
1929 < 5 -- 19 1,791
1928 < 5 -- 14 2,268
1927 < 5 -- 13 2,406
1926 < 5 -- 22 1,659
1925 < 5 -- 21 1,744
1924 < 5 -- 13 2,472
1923 < 5 -- 20 1,813
1922 < 5 -- 11 2,797
1921 < 5 -- 19 1,901
1920 < 5 -- 16 2,129
1919 < 5 -- 20 1,751
1918 < 5 -- 11 2,697
1917 < 5 -- 10 2,728
1916 < 5 -- 17 1,848
1915 < 5 -- 14 2,069
1914 < 5 -- 11 2,100
1913 < 5 -- 18 1,254
1912 < 5 -- 8 2,044
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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.