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Errol Name Popularity

    

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How popular is Errol?

The rare name Errol was the 3,794th Most Popular Boys Name in the United States in 2018.

Errol, although not presently in the top 1000, did once enjoy higher rankings.

It reached its highest popularity ranking of #354 in 1941 with 272 occurrences.

The least amount of newborns dubbed Errol in any given year was less than 5, most recently in 1911.

Decidely upward trends in the number of babies given the name Errol occurred roughly during the years 1914-1918, 1931-1939, and 1954-1957, whereas clearly downward trends happened around 1990-1993, 1994-1999, and 2008-2011.

Where is the name Errol popularity headed?

Overall, when compared to its most prominent year, the name's popularity is at a very low point.

Errol's popularity has been moving downward for some time. In recent years, continuing the trend, the number of babies given the name Errol has dropped.

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

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

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   Errol (Boy)
Year %No. of Babies Given NamePopul. Rank
2018 28 3,794
2017 28 3,797
2016 25 4,124
2015 28 3,805
2014 21 4,579
2013 39 2,903
2012 31 3,462
2011 19 4,869
2010 33 3,326
2009 30 3,575
2008 32 3,436
2007 32 3,395
2006 32 3,331
2005 39 2,763
2004 37 2,800
2003 38 2,632
2002 36 2,652
2001 33 2,826
2000 49 2,061
1999 29 2,889
1998 55 1,816
1997 54 1,776
1996 55 1,712
1995 73 1,383
1994 71 1,390
1993 63 1,477
1992 82 1,249
1991 81 1,239
1990 85 1,184
1989 75 1,247
1988 70 1,217
1987 86 1,027
1986 75 1,079
1985 110 859
1984 85 962
1983 89 938
1982 105 870
1981 92 937
1980 114 822
1979 87 947
1978 116 785
1977 110 815
1976 110 791
1975 94 858
1974 103 789
1973 78 904
1972 109 761
1971 117 761
1970 140 703
1969 140 668
1968 127 667
1967 128 661
1966 107 719
1965 125 663
1964 141 652
1963 130 682
1962 118 708
1961 129 679
1960 148 643
1959 151 631
1958 132 665
1957 130 671
1956 105 715
1955 101 726
1954 88 761
1953 106 694
1952 124 630
1951 123 637
1950 136 584
1949 134 582
1948 147 553
1947 151 548
1946 156 514
1945 119 548
1944 147 499
1943 201 445
1942 224 409
1941 272 354
1940 246 365
1939 242 364
1938 178 428
1937 136 491
1936 46 909
1935 17 1,729
1934 18 1,682
1933 14 1,938
1932 11 2,371
1931 13 2,137
1930 16 1,913
1929 17 1,881
1928 19 1,783
1927 22 1,660
1926 15 2,109
1925 23 1,600
1924 17 1,984
1923 19 1,827
1922 24 1,556
1921 20 1,784
1920 20 1,777
1919 19 1,770
1918 26 1,415
1917 14 2,118
1916 13 2,184
1915 10 2,500
1914 8 2,507
1913 10 1,844
1912 9 1,785
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1896 6 1,024
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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.