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Emmy Name Popularity

    

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How popular is Emmy?

The less frequently given name Emmy was the 539th Most Popular Girls Name in the United States in 2018.

This top 1000 contender has seen rankings outside of the top 1000.

Its highest popularity ranking of #539 was reached for the first time this year with 580 occurrences.

The least number of children given the name Emmy was less than 5, most recently in 1908.

Approximately during the years 1914-1917, 1920-1923, 1949-1953, 1967-1980, 1989-1993, 1994-2007, 2008-2013, and 2015-2017, the name Emmy took a definitive turn upwards in popularity whereas 1929-1933, and 1981-1986 were years of successive downward movement.

Where is the name Emmy popularity headed?

Currently, the name is at or near its highest point when compared to its most popular year.

For a number of years, the name Emmy has been soaring upward in popularity. , continuing the trend, the number of children named Emmy lately has risen.

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

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   Emmy (Girl)
Year %No. of Babies Given NamePopul. Rank
2018 580 539
2017 493 614
2016 478 623
2015 467 618
2014 431 663
2013 434 654
2012 387 716
2011 350 777
2010 272 945
2009 295 917
2008 282 955
2007 283 959
2006 198 1,213
2005 194 1,185
2004 156 1,355
2003 139 1,427
2002 117 1,588
2001 99 1,798
2000 82 2,023
1999 76 2,041
1998 65 2,201
1997 51 2,525
1996 57 2,324
1995 50 2,525
1994 41 2,896
1993 61 2,181
1992 54 2,406
1991 50 2,490
1990 39 2,920
1989 42 2,678
1988 50 2,256
1987 46 2,316
1986 29 3,149
1985 42 2,371
1984 40 2,391
1983 47 2,106
1982 59 1,833
1981 82 1,483
1980 91 1,374
1979 58 1,837
1978 57 1,789
1977 67 1,597
1976 51 1,821
1975 36 2,284
1974 33 2,356
1973 21 3,151
1972 21 3,094
1971 26 2,750
1970 21 3,142
1969 12 4,254
1968 14 3,661
1967 15 3,381
1966 14 3,442
1965 10 4,290
1964 17 3,149
1963 19 2,900
1962 19 2,842
1961 18 2,991
1960 20 2,763
1959 23 2,418
1958 21 2,525
1957 21 2,511
1956 16 2,961
1955 29 1,990
1954 26 2,090
1953 33 1,747
1952 17 2,604
1951 19 2,336
1950 19 2,276
1949 15 2,655
1948 21 2,146
1947 24 2,012
1946 22 1,981
1945 11 2,787
1944 17 2,124
1943 25 1,715
1942 21 1,876
1941 22 1,708
1940 19 1,854
1939 17 1,964
1938 21 1,714
1937 13 2,356
1936 16 1,972
1935 14 2,235
1934 24 1,529
1933 16 1,989
1932 21 1,707
1931 28 1,403
1930 26 1,541
1929 34 1,292
1928 29 1,482
1927 41 1,218
1926 31 1,457
1925 40 1,233
1924 28 1,623
1923 34 1,363
1922 27 1,618
1921 26 1,685
1920 22 1,836
1919 25 1,615
1918 19 1,985
1917 24 1,567
1916 18 1,892
1915 14 2,168
1914 19 1,502
1913 17 1,421
1912 5 3,115
1911 10 1,577
1910 9 1,671
1909 6 2,037
1908 < 5 --
1907 7 1,691
1906 < 5 --
1905 < 5 --
1904 10 1,192
1903 8 1,364
1902 < 5 --
1901 6 1,538
1900 7 1,623
1899 8 1,207
1898 10 1,124
1897 5 1,628
1896 7 1,335
1895 < 5 --
1894 8 1,170
1893 < 5 --
1892 5 1,523
1891 < 5 --
1890 < 5 --
1889 < 5 --
1888 < 5 --
1887 5 1,193
1886 < 5 --
1885 8 809
1884 < 5 --
1883 < 5 --
1882 < 5 --
1881 < 5 --
1880 < 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.