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Denis Name Popularity

    

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How popular is Denis?

In 2018 the rare name Denis, ranked the 1,726th Most Popular Boys Name in the United States.

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

Position 277, its highest popularity ranking, was reached in 1952 with 618 occurrences.

The least amount of newborns dubbed Denis in any given year was less than 5, most recently in 1907.

Denis, decisively moved upwards in popularity around the years 1909-1917, 1921-1926, 1928-1933, 1934-1942, 1943-1947, 1948-1952, and 1999-2003, whereas clearly downward trends happened around 1964-1967, 1968-1973, and 1979-1982.

The popularity trend for Denis has remained mostly unchanged for a while. In recent years however, the number of babies given the name Denis has dropped.

What does the future hold for the popularity of Denis?

Denis's popularity is at a very low point when measured against its most notable year.

The name Denis is quite distinctive and has recently started to drift downward in popularity.

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   Denis (Girl)Denis (Boy)
Year %No. of Babies Given NamePopul. RankNo. of Babies Given NamePopul. Rank
2018 5 16,208 89 1,726
2017 < 5 -- 94 1,679
2016 5 16,877 88 1,752
2015 < 5 -- 110 1,503
2014 6 15,041 102 1,556
2013 9 11,239 120 1,399
2012 7 13,852 124 1,359
2011 13 8,745 117 1,411
2010 18 6,985 125 1,357
2009 25 5,582 144 1,243
2008 34 4,474 132 1,319
2007 27 5,274 158 1,133
2006 28 4,988 158 1,105
2005 28 4,738 141 1,145
2004 26 4,969 146 1,084
2003 26 4,840 144 1,074
2002 25 4,797 117 1,195
2001 17 6,397 114 1,192
2000 19 5,765 110 1,219
1999 11 8,380 99 1,250
1998 14 6,809 110 1,134
1997 12 7,402 105 1,161
1996 22 4,632 102 1,156
1995 9 8,956 105 1,110
1994 16 5,784 94 1,180
1993 19 5,042 101 1,119
1992 22 4,573 113 1,030
1991 15 6,021 121 967
1990 14 6,215 111 1,001
1989 15 5,616 115 952
1988 5 12,290 88 1,058
1987 16 4,903 101 939
1986 9 7,260 111 860
1985 11 6,132 98 917
1984 7 8,383 79 1,001
1983 6 9,322 99 886
1982 12 5,630 86 973
1981 15 4,784 126 776
1980 15 4,789 123 789
1979 7 8,245 108 835
1978 6 8,811 107 828
1977 8 7,042 129 753
1976 13 4,688 136 719
1975 8 6,653 122 753
1974 < 5 -- 134 711
1973 7 6,832 132 700
1972 5 8,575 159 624
1971 8 6,141 169 634
1970 10 5,137 202 569
1969 7 6,103 200 556
1968 10 4,564 225 503
1967 12 3,890 211 516
1966 9 4,575 271 462
1965 5 6,756 271 473
1964 < 5 -- 275 477
1963 7 5,444 303 454
1962 6 6,021 326 439
1961 7 5,426 308 461
1960 11 3,966 364 416
1959 6 5,732 372 410
1958 5 6,317 408 387
1957 9 4,300 390 389
1956 6 5,442 490 337
1955 5 6,045 494 333
1954 9 4,046 572 298
1953 6 5,194 583 291
1952 7 4,588 618 277
1951 < 5 -- 540 296
1950 6 4,864 480 312
1949 < 5 -- 394 338
1948 6 4,798 428 323
1947 < 5 -- 496 309
1946 6 4,549 448 307
1945 5 4,704 327 329
1944 < 5 -- 312 337
1943 < 5 -- 343 330
1942 6 4,232 392 311
1941 < 5 -- 302 332
1940 < 5 -- 272 346
1939 < 5 -- 296 317
1938 7 3,544 243 357
1937 < 5 -- 198 393
1936 < 5 -- 166 434
1935 < 5 -- 170 431
1934 < 5 -- 143 476
1933 < 5 -- 146 456
1932 < 5 -- 101 587
1931 < 5 -- 98 590
1930 < 5 -- 88 664
1929 < 5 -- 72 745
1928 < 5 -- 69 780
1927 < 5 -- 74 763
1926 < 5 -- 82 699
1925 < 5 -- 68 804
1924 < 5 -- 58 920
1923 < 5 -- 47 1,032
1922 < 5 -- 54 950
1921 < 5 -- 44 1,058
1920 < 5 -- 48 992
1919 < 5 -- 35 1,193
1918 < 5 -- 48 967
1917 < 5 -- 47 937
1916 < 5 -- 38 1,048
1915 < 5 -- 38 1,042
1914 < 5 -- 30 1,030
1913 < 5 -- 21 1,121
1912 < 5 -- 22 974
1911 < 5 -- 12 998
1910 < 5 -- 9 1,136
1909 < 5 -- 6 1,313
1908 < 5 -- 8 1,039
1907 < 5 -- < 5 --
1906 < 5 -- 7 1,035
1905 < 5 -- 8 942
1904 < 5 -- 8 899
1903 < 5 -- < 5 --
1902 < 5 -- < 5 --
1901 < 5 -- 5 1,091
1900 < 5 -- 13 704
1899 < 5 -- < 5 --
1898 < 5 -- 11 671
1897 < 5 -- < 5 --
1896 < 5 -- 10 736
1895 < 5 -- 12 614
1894 < 5 -- 6 981
1893 < 5 -- 7 851
1892 < 5 -- 10 698
1891 < 5 -- 5 1,007
1890 < 5 -- 7 826
1889 < 5 -- 6 900
1888 < 5 -- 7 836
1887 < 5 -- 8 700
1886 < 5 -- 7 781
1885 < 5 -- 9 658
1884 < 5 -- 6 878
1883 < 5 -- 7 741
1882 < 5 -- 12 547
1881 < 5 -- 9 611
1880 < 5 -- 10 609

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.