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Mulan Name Popularity

    

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How popular is Mulan?

In 2018 the rare name Mulan, ranked the 3,067th Most Popular Girls Name in the United States.

Uncommon, Mulan would be a striking name choice.

It reached its highest popularity ranking of #3,067 for the first time this year with 53 occurrences.

The least number of children given the name Mulan was less than 5, most recently in 2004.

Decidely upward trends in the number of babies given the name Mulan occurred roughly during the years 2015-2017.

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

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

What does the future hold for the popularity of Mulan?

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

The name Mulan is quite distinctive but will probably continue to rise upward in popularity.

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   Mulan (Girl)Mulan (Boy)
Year %No. of Babies Given NamePopul. RankNo. of Babies Given NamePopul. Rank
2018 53 3,067 < 5 --
2017 29 4,767 < 5 --
2016 32 4,491 < 5 --
2015 23 5,772 < 5 --
2014 26 5,256 < 5 --
2013 27 5,097 < 5 --
2012 23 5,835 < 5 --
2011 8 12,995 < 5 --
2010 11 10,245 < 5 --
2009 11 10,438 < 5 --
2008 8 13,424 < 5 --
2007 5 19,592 < 5 --
2006 10 11,181 < 5 --
2005 5 18,312 < 5 --
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2002 6 14,839 < 5 --
2001 8 11,713 < 5 --
2000 6 14,433 < 5 --
1999 7 12,254 5 11,052
1998 16 6,282 < 5 --
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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.