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Dena Name Popularity

    

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How popular is Dena?

In 2018 the rare name Dena, ranked the 3,923rd Most Popular Girls Name in the United States.

This once, top 1000 name, Dena is currently less popular.

Position 208, its highest popularity ranking, was reached in 1970 with 1,541 occurrences.

The least number of children given the name Dena was 13 in 1882.

Dena, decisively moved upwards in popularity around the years 1883-1887, 1889-1894, 1905-1908, 1910-1915, 1940-1947, 1957-1962, and 1965-1970, whereas 1970-1978, 1982-1987, 1988-1992, 1998-2001, and 2006-2012 were years of successive downward movement.

The popularity trend for Dena has steadily decreased for a while. , continuing the trend, the number of children named Dena lately has dropped.

What does the future hold for the popularity of Dena?

Dena's popularity is at an extremely low point when measured against its most notable year.

The name Dena is very unique and will probably continue to drift downward in popularity.

Relative to what it once was, Dena has fallen out of favor as a given name.

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   Dena (Girl)Dena (Boy)
Year %No. of Babies Given NamePopul. RankNo. of Babies Given NamePopul. Rank
2018 37 3,923 < 5 --
2017 42 3,626 < 5 --
2016 43 3,588 < 5 --
2015 37 4,007 < 5 --
2014 45 3,496 < 5 --
2013 42 3,645 < 5 --
2012 33 4,406 < 5 --
2011 41 3,736 < 5 --
2010 50 3,265 < 5 --
2009 47 3,470 < 5 --
2008 58 3,001 < 5 --
2007 60 2,967 < 5 --
2006 65 2,734 < 5 --
2005 69 2,506 < 5 --
2004 65 2,562 < 5 --
2003 84 2,095 < 5 --
2002 92 1,921 < 5 --
2001 70 2,291 < 5 --
2000 92 1,853 < 5 --
1999 90 1,774 < 5 --
1998 101 1,609 < 5 --
1997 99 1,605 < 5 --
1996 154 1,178 < 5 --
1995 127 1,311 < 5 --
1994 115 1,403 < 5 --
1993 128 1,313 < 5 --
1992 142 1,225 < 5 --
1991 156 1,137 < 5 --
1990 196 958 < 5 --
1989 218 855 7 6,381
1988 250 751 < 5 --
1987 236 762 < 5 --
1986 273 671 < 5 --
1985 358 552 < 5 --
1984 406 493 < 5 --
1983 417 477 < 5 --
1982 451 466 < 5 --
1981 476 451 8 4,622
1980 530 417 < 5 --
1979 536 404 < 5 --
1978 517 398 < 5 --
1977 582 368 < 5 --
1976 677 332 < 5 --
1975 815 293 6 4,958
1974 839 287 < 5 --
1973 853 284 6 4,636
1972 972 271 9 3,403
1971 1,171 252 10 3,196
1970 1,541 208 < 5 --
1969 1,264 237 < 5 --
1968 1,020 265 5 4,273
1967 960 274 < 5 --
1966 844 303 < 5 --
1965 809 318 < 5 --
1964 908 306 5 4,179
1963 957 300 < 5 --
1962 905 309 < 5 --
1961 768 341 < 5 --
1960 739 355 < 5 --
1959 597 387 < 5 --
1958 517 408 < 5 --
1957 471 433 < 5 --
1956 503 404 < 5 --
1955 467 404 < 5 --
1954 426 421 < 5 --
1953 315 488 < 5 --
1952 229 570 < 5 --
1951 224 571 < 5 --
1950 205 589 < 5 --
1949 178 619 < 5 --
1948 172 631 < 5 --
1947 223 571 < 5 --
1946 123 728 < 5 --
1945 127 651 < 5 --
1944 112 711 < 5 --
1943 84 850 < 5 --
1942 88 817 < 5 --
1941 79 812 < 5 --
1940 73 835 < 5 --
1939 76 785 < 5 --
1938 68 857 < 5 --
1937 64 862 < 5 --
1936 65 840 < 5 --
1935 59 897 < 5 --
1934 49 986 < 5 --
1933 66 820 < 5 --
1932 73 797 < 5 --
1931 76 771 < 5 --
1930 78 802 < 5 --
1929 71 843 < 5 --
1928 64 927 < 5 --
1927 77 842 < 5 --
1926 92 748 < 5 --
1925 91 774 < 5 --
1924 86 805 < 5 --
1923 86 787 < 5 --
1922 83 798 < 5 --
1921 97 743 < 5 --
1920 95 743 < 5 --
1919 104 685 < 5 --
1918 122 643 < 5 --
1917 94 713 < 5 --
1916 96 700 < 5 --
1915 113 615 < 5 --
1914 75 673 < 5 --
1913 62 660 < 5 --
1912 59 651 < 5 --
1911 48 618 < 5 --
1910 30 783 < 5 --
1909 31 720 < 5 --
1908 49 522 < 5 --
1907 38 603 < 5 --
1906 28 693 < 5 --
1905 37 572 < 5 --
1904 39 530 < 5 --
1903 24 681 < 5 --
1902 36 537 < 5 --
1901 41 468 < 5 --
1900 53 463 < 5 --
1899 37 483 < 5 --
1898 48 443 < 5 --
1897 40 462 < 5 --
1896 50 405 < 5 --
1895 36 489 < 5 --
1894 63 350 < 5 --
1893 32 475 < 5 --
1892 45 398 < 5 --
1891 33 442 < 5 --
1890 31 470 < 5 --
1889 30 445 < 5 --
1888 38 396 < 5 --
1887 39 345 < 5 --
1886 32 378 < 5 --
1885 27 397 < 5 --
1884 24 410 < 5 --
1883 16 485 < 5 --
1882 13 515 < 5 --
1881 23 341 < 5 --
1880 13 474 < 5 --

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.