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Esau Name Popularity

    

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How popular is Esau?

The rare name Esau was the 3,100th Most Popular Boys Name in the United States in 2018.

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

Its highest popularity RANKING of #926 was reached in 1890.

Nonetheless, the name was given to the greatest number of children in 2007 with 82 occurrences.

The least amount of newborns dubbed Esau in any given year was less than 5, most recently in 1910.

Approximately during the years 1912-1916, 1936-1939, 1954-1957, 1984-1990, and 1997-2000, the name Esau took a definitive turn upwards in popularity whereas clearly downward trends happened around 2007-2013, and 2014-2017.

Where is the name Esau popularity headed?

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

For a number of years, the name Esau has remained mostly unchanged in popularity. In recent years, continuing the trend, the number of babies given the name Esau has remained about the same.

The name Esau is very unique and will probably continue to plateu at its present level but may also begin to make a more decisive move up or down.

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   Esau (Boy)
Year %No. of Babies Given NamePopul. Rank
2018 37 3,100
2017 25 4,128
2016 48 2,588
2015 39 2,983
2014 41 2,853
2013 35 3,144
2012 47 2,605
2011 47 2,594
2010 57 2,269
2009 59 2,232
2008 72 1,972
2007 82 1,784
2006 73 1,863
2005 63 1,992
2004 63 1,940
2003 55 2,060
2002 46 2,265
2001 58 1,896
2000 73 1,612
1999 38 2,366
1998 39 2,287
1997 39 2,208
1996 40 2,120
1995 31 2,464
1994 25 2,877
1993 40 2,021
1992 37 2,103
1991 35 2,109
1990 44 1,785
1989 39 1,905
1988 31 2,054
1987 22 2,495
1986 20 2,626
1985 22 2,377
1984 12 3,524
1983 19 2,516
1982 25 2,133
1981 28 1,960
1980 27 2,019
1979 24 2,120
1978 17 2,595
1977 17 2,592
1976 14 2,864
1975 15 2,679
1974 13 2,857
1973 18 2,252
1972 10 3,219
1971 7 4,104
1970 13 2,660
1969 11 2,750
1968 8 3,187
1967 12 2,391
1966 15 2,075
1965 12 2,397
1964 13 2,348
1963 12 2,451
1962 11 2,559
1961 11 2,589
1960 10 2,742
1959 13 2,338
1958 13 2,295
1957 22 1,727
1956 15 2,116
1955 13 2,248
1954 14 2,148
1953 15 2,064
1952 10 2,575
1951 19 1,745
1950 21 1,626
1949 19 1,720
1948 16 1,900
1947 18 1,805
1946 16 1,838
1945 14 1,877
1944 15 1,837
1943 11 2,318
1942 19 1,647
1941 18 1,653
1940 14 1,931
1939 22 1,429
1938 13 2,015
1937 14 1,935
1936 14 1,905
1935 18 1,677
1934 22 1,472
1933 12 2,132
1932 19 1,668
1931 5 3,953
1930 11 2,499
1929 8 3,071
1928 18 1,856
1927 7 3,567
1926 19 1,812
1925 22 1,650
1924 11 2,707
1923 18 1,894
1922 20 1,782
1921 16 2,091
1920 17 1,984
1919 14 2,184
1918 17 1,932
1917 19 1,716
1916 24 1,427
1915 13 2,098
1914 14 1,710
1913 13 1,523
1912 7 2,112
1911 6 1,597
1910 < 5 --
1909 7 1,189
1908 6 1,269
1907 7 1,132
1906 < 5 --
1905 < 5 --
1904 < 5 --
1903 < 5 --
1902 7 964
1901 < 5 --
1900 7 1,081
1899 < 5 --
1898 < 5 --
1897 6 983
1896 5 1,150
1895 < 5 --
1894 6 994
1893 5 1,093
1892 < 5 --
1891 < 5 --
1890 6 926
1889 < 5 --
1888 < 5 --
1887 < 5 --
1886 < 5 --
1885 < 5 --
1884 5 1,018
1883 < 5 --
1882 < 5 --
1881 < 5 --
1880 5 957

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.