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Magnolia Name Popularity

    

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How popular is Magnolia?

In 2018 the somewhat popular name Magnolia, ranked the 314th Most Popular Girls Name in the United States.

Presently one of the top 500 most popular, Magnolia has been less popular than the top 1000 in the past.

Its highest popularity ranking of #314 was reached for the first time this year with 1,041 occurrences.

In any year, the least number of babies named Magnolia was less than 5, most recently in 1987.

Approximately during the years 1890-1895, 1897-1900, 1905-1908, 1909-1912, 1974-1978, 1988-1993, 1997-2000, and 2003-2017, the name Magnolia took a definitive turn upwards in popularity whereas unequivocal downward movement occurred about 1930-1934, 1949-1952, and 1956-1959.

For a number of years, the name Magnolia has been soaring upward in popularity. Of late, continuing the trend, the number of parents selecting the name Magnolia for their newborn has risen dramatically.

What does the future hold for the popularity of Magnolia?

Currently, the name is at or near its highest point when compared to its most popular year.

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

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   Magnolia (Girl)
Year %No. of Babies Given NamePopul. Rank
2018 1,041 314
2017 813 384
2016 616 507
2015 449 635
2014 336 824
2013 257 976
2012 221 1,123
2011 192 1,247
2010 166 1,389
2009 140 1,602
2008 141 1,610
2007 116 1,833
2006 100 1,996
2005 74 2,393
2004 65 2,573
2003 58 2,727
2002 66 2,436
2001 75 2,181
2000 72 2,201
1999 33 3,682
1998 38 3,266
1997 30 3,769
1996 34 3,401
1995 25 4,172
1994 29 3,750
1993 28 3,837
1992 19 5,179
1991 20 4,922
1990 15 6,007
1989 15 5,714
1988 11 6,922
1987 < 5 --
1986 18 4,463
1985 7 8,879
1984 16 4,639
1983 12 5,661
1982 22 3,715
1981 14 5,125
1980 17 4,435
1979 14 4,983
1978 24 3,246
1977 17 4,159
1976 14 4,494
1975 17 3,870
1974 11 5,198
1973 22 3,079
1972 13 4,432
1971 9 5,810
1970 8 6,121
1969 10 4,901
1968 11 4,376
1967 16 3,274
1966 11 4,098
1965 19 2,884
1964 19 2,973
1963 19 2,922
1962 17 3,103
1961 19 2,910
1960 12 3,834
1959 10 4,194
1958 25 2,287
1957 24 2,323
1956 30 1,985
1955 26 2,141
1954 25 2,163
1953 47 1,434
1952 31 1,807
1951 42 1,459
1950 43 1,402
1949 43 1,417
1948 45 1,378
1947 47 1,352
1946 52 1,202
1945 48 1,137
1944 42 1,229
1943 45 1,208
1942 53 1,084
1941 47 1,078
1940 77 816
1939 48 1,030
1938 56 953
1937 51 986
1936 57 906
1935 81 756
1934 52 964
1933 85 707
1932 78 767
1931 69 826
1930 94 721
1929 76 812
1928 100 707
1927 117 668
1926 87 775
1925 125 660
1924 122 673
1923 127 658
1922 150 586
1921 150 591
1920 127 642
1919 136 605
1918 146 591
1917 102 681
1916 131 588
1915 120 596
1914 115 523
1913 89 539
1912 104 469
1911 73 485
1910 85 433
1909 77 420
1908 73 424
1907 41 578
1906 43 534
1905 47 493
1904 42 510
1903 46 474
1902 48 457
1901 19 759
1900 43 517
1899 21 693
1898 25 660
1897 28 578
1896 25 627
1895 31 535
1894 16 770
1893 23 609
1892 14 820
1891 15 715
1890 9 982
1889 17 631
1888 14 708
1887 10 773
1886 15 595
1885 6 1,002
1884 8 829
1883 8 734
1882 7 783
1881 12 495
1880 8 658

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.