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Duke Name Popularity

    

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How popular is Duke?

In 2018 the less frequently given name Duke, ranked the 531st Most Popular Boys Name in the United States.

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

Position 531, its highest popularity ranking, was reached for the first time this year with 527 occurrences.

In any year, the least number of babies named Duke was less than 5, most recently in 1903.

Decidely upward trends in the number of babies given the name Duke occurred roughly during the years 1909-1915, 1934-1937, 1944-1948, 1951-1956, 2000-2006, and 2007-2016, whereas unequivocal downward movement occurred about 1971-1975.

The popularity trend for Duke has been soaring upward for a while. Of late, continuing the trend, the number of parents selecting the name Duke for their newborn has risen.

What does the future hold for the popularity of Duke?

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

The name Duke still has a solid footing and will probably continue to rise upward in popularity.

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   Duke (Boy)
Year %No. of Babies Given NamePopul. Rank
2018 527 531
2017 521 539
2016 514 558
2015 454 602
2014 384 667
2013 323 721
2012 160 1,145
2011 147 1,201
2010 141 1,247
2009 89 1,733
2008 104 1,547
2007 96 1,615
2006 89 1,621
2005 75 1,759
2004 62 1,958
2003 74 1,677
2002 59 1,899
2001 53 2,012
2000 55 1,900
1999 54 1,833
1998 49 1,967
1997 59 1,676
1996 44 1,995
1995 55 1,655
1994 63 1,498
1993 75 1,315
1992 65 1,420
1991 43 1,841
1990 59 1,472
1989 50 1,593
1988 63 1,298
1987 56 1,322
1986 33 1,848
1985 37 1,682
1984 37 1,607
1983 44 1,432
1982 43 1,465
1981 41 1,508
1980 46 1,395
1979 69 1,069
1978 36 1,577
1977 36 1,548
1976 43 1,358
1975 44 1,307
1974 55 1,108
1973 62 1,026
1972 57 1,073
1971 75 944
1970 78 904
1969 76 877
1968 62 921
1967 73 838
1966 84 795
1965 70 877
1964 89 799
1963 100 765
1962 76 872
1961 70 911
1960 98 769
1959 105 746
1958 89 790
1957 108 719
1956 105 714
1955 85 793
1954 75 837
1953 53 993
1952 49 1,034
1951 49 1,007
1950 60 887
1949 38 1,149
1948 59 892
1947 47 1,055
1946 43 1,048
1945 35 1,106
1944 28 1,262
1943 46 986
1942 41 1,062
1941 47 928
1940 45 954
1939 41 996
1938 46 931
1937 46 924
1936 38 1,034
1935 22 1,463
1934 28 1,277
1933 31 1,185
1932 19 1,663
1931 40 1,068
1930 33 1,241
1929 22 1,578
1928 40 1,113
1927 45 1,046
1926 43 1,070
1925 45 1,026
1924 35 1,229
1923 27 1,437
1922 41 1,112
1921 31 1,335
1920 33 1,259
1919 41 1,067
1918 39 1,099
1917 40 1,042
1916 37 1,063
1915 35 1,091
1914 17 1,507
1913 19 1,180
1912 20 1,037
1911 15 868
1910 13 883
1909 11 910
1908 13 754
1907 5 1,394
1906 5 1,289
1905 6 1,130
1904 8 906
1903 < 5 --
1902 7 955
1901 5 1,094
1900 11 798
1899 8 802
1898 9 761
1897 9 743
1896 5 1,141
1895 7 903
1894 5 1,128
1893 6 938
1892 6 990
1891 5 1,011
1890 7 830
1889 < 5 --
1888 8 765
1887 < 5 --
1886 5 1,004
1885 < 5 --
1884 5 1,007
1883 5 933
1882 < 5 --
1881 5 903
1880 7 765

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.