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Edgar Name Popularity

    

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How popular is Edgar?

The somewhat popular name Edgar was the 356th Most Popular Boys Name in the United States in 2018.

This top 500 contender has enjoyed a rank in the top 500 since 1880, when the Social Security Administration began keeping records.

Its highest popularity RANKING of #51 was reached in 1881.

Nonetheless, the name was given to the greatest number of children in 2005 with 2,453 occurrences.

The least number of children given the name Edgar was 249 in 1899.

Approximately during the years 1897-1900, 1909-1915, 1976-1980, 1984-1989, and 1998-2001, the name Edgar took a definitive turn upwards in popularity whereas 2007-2016 were years of successive downward movement.

Where is the name Edgar popularity headed?

Currently, the name is at a mid point when compared to its most popular year.

For a number of years, the name Edgar has steadily decreased in popularity. , continuing the trend, the number of children named Edgar lately has dropped.

The name Edgar is chosen by a number of parents but will probably continue to drift downward in popularity.

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   Edgar (Girl)Edgar (Boy)
Year %No. of Babies Given NamePopul. RankNo. of Babies Given NamePopul. Rank
2018 < 5 -- 921 356
2017 < 5 -- 939 354
2016 < 5 -- 1,013 342
2015 < 5 -- 1,112 317
2014 < 5 -- 1,178 302
2013 < 5 -- 1,210 286
2012 < 5 -- 1,316 269
2011 5 17,521 1,467 243
2010 < 5 -- 1,644 217
2009 6 15,787 1,908 201
2008 < 5 -- 2,063 193
2007 < 5 -- 2,420 168
2006 < 5 -- 2,391 171
2005 5 17,234 2,453 168
2004 8 11,928 2,385 171
2003 < 5 -- 2,319 172
2002 < 5 -- 2,195 175
2001 10 9,583 2,375 160
2000 < 5 -- 2,072 177
1999 6 13,157 2,036 173
1998 10 8,787 2,045 167
1997 14 6,585 2,114 161
1996 9 9,018 2,358 148
1995 14 6,359 2,320 152
1994 12 7,242 2,393 147
1993 19 5,048 2,261 148
1992 15 6,099 2,204 148
1991 17 5,485 2,265 142
1990 25 4,035 2,205 143
1989 19 4,721 2,104 147
1988 21 4,209 1,618 173
1987 14 5,375 1,601 169
1986 10 6,733 1,020 230
1985 8 7,772 880 258
1984 15 4,793 833 258
1983 11 5,924 896 245
1982 11 6,041 833 262
1981 5 10,856 934 240
1980 8 7,602 887 252
1979 7 8,272 803 262
1978 10 6,068 687 283
1977 5 10,048 712 275
1976 5 9,697 664 283
1975 8 6,677 717 270
1974 6 7,963 652 285
1973 5 8,791 595 299
1972 7 6,742 633 291
1971 < 5 -- 674 296
1970 7 6,526 666 303
1969 6 6,856 637 301
1968 5 7,309 596 308
1967 9 4,708 590 303
1966 8 4,987 583 309
1965 < 5 -- 601 310
1964 5 7,041 723 291
1963 8 5,002 652 306
1962 5 6,838 696 293
1961 < 5 -- 695 294
1960 < 5 -- 714 294
1959 < 5 -- 753 287
1958 < 5 -- 749 281
1957 5 6,333 774 271
1956 < 5 -- 853 247
1955 < 5 -- 930 233
1954 < 5 -- 914 233
1953 < 5 -- 898 224
1952 < 5 -- 889 224
1951 < 5 -- 938 212
1950 < 5 -- 937 209
1949 < 5 -- 913 211
1948 < 5 -- 975 201
1947 < 5 -- 1,056 193
1946 < 5 -- 911 193
1945 < 5 -- 869 180
1944 < 5 -- 976 172
1943 < 5 -- 1,082 168
1942 < 5 -- 1,050 164
1941 6 4,086 989 166
1940 < 5 -- 984 164
1939 7 3,533 1,008 158
1938 7 3,567 1,031 157
1937 < 5 -- 1,068 145
1936 6 3,816 1,067 143
1935 7 3,500 1,144 138
1934 5 4,450 1,150 137
1933 8 3,189 1,181 135
1932 9 3,108 1,306 135
1931 12 2,464 1,378 122
1930 16 2,130 1,526 119
1929 11 2,781 1,487 116
1928 17 2,115 1,600 114
1927 11 2,911 1,723 107
1926 15 2,380 1,677 108
1925 10 3,173 1,809 96
1924 12 2,852 1,878 96
1923 9 3,444 1,897 94
1922 11 3,013 1,923 93
1921 13 2,668 2,014 90
1920 13 2,626 2,029 89
1919 12 2,691 1,986 89
1918 11 2,867 2,085 89
1917 11 2,742 1,920 88
1916 11 2,711 1,874 88
1915 10 2,751 1,895 85
1914 7 2,974 1,361 87
1913 5 3,321 1,087 87
1912 5 3,091 945 85
1911 < 5 -- 486 83
1910 5 2,514 441 80
1909 < 5 -- 347 86
1908 < 5 -- 360 76
1907 < 5 -- 321 81
1906 < 5 -- 301 79
1905 < 5 -- 315 78
1904 < 5 -- 299 80
1903 < 5 -- 259 82
1902 < 5 -- 307 76
1901 < 5 -- 271 71
1900 < 5 -- 374 71
1899 < 5 -- 249 80
1898 5 1,775 285 72
1897 < 5 -- 278 69
1896 < 5 -- 306 68
1895 < 5 -- 323 64
1894 < 5 -- 313 64
1893 < 5 -- 310 63
1892 < 5 -- 303 67
1891 < 5 -- 277 64
1890 5 1,390 338 61
1889 < 5 -- 322 60
1888 < 5 -- 321 65
1887 < 5 -- 266 64
1886 < 5 -- 309 61
1885 < 5 -- 303 60
1884 < 5 -- 290 64
1883 < 5 -- 292 58
1882 < 5 -- 308 58
1881 < 5 -- 312 51
1880 5 856 283 61

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.