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Alister Name Popularity

    

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How popular is Alister?

In 2018 the uncommon name Alister, ranked the 1,683rd Most Popular Boys Name in the United States.

Uncommon, Alister would be a striking name choice.

It reached its highest popularity ranking of #1,505 in 2017 with 110 occurrences.

The least number of children given the name Alister was less than 5, most recently in 1992.

Decidely upward trends in the number of babies given the name Alister occurred roughly during the years 2002-2011, and 2012-2016.

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

What does the future hold for the popularity of Alister?

Overall, when compared to its most prominent year, the name's popularity is at a very high point.

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

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   Alister (Girl)Alister (Boy)
Year %No. of Babies Given NamePopul. RankNo. of Babies Given NamePopul. Rank
2018 5 15,710 93 1,683
2017 < 5 -- 110 1,505
2016 < 5 -- 102 1,596
2015 < 5 -- 82 1,813
2014 < 5 -- 60 2,229
2013 < 5 -- 57 2,247
2012 < 5 -- 52 2,414
2011 < 5 -- 57 2,259
2010 < 5 -- 30 3,528
2009 < 5 -- 30 3,547
2008 < 5 -- 30 3,564
2007 < 5 -- 22 4,374
2006 < 5 -- 19 4,680
2005 < 5 -- 16 5,037
2004 < 5 -- 13 5,820
2003 < 5 -- 12 5,888
2002 < 5 -- 8 7,669
2001 < 5 -- 14 5,145
2000 < 5 -- 6 9,132
1999 < 5 -- 5 9,970
1998 < 5 -- 10 5,852
1997 < 5 -- 11 5,295
1996 < 5 -- 8 6,520
1995 < 5 -- 7 7,008
1994 < 5 -- 10 5,464
1993 < 5 -- 6 7,667
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1990 < 5 -- 7 6,423
1989 < 5 -- 7 6,240
1988 < 5 -- 11 4,170
1987 < 5 -- 7 5,470
1986 < 5 -- 6 5,946
1985 < 5 -- 5 6,556
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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.