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Garth Name Popularity

    

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How popular is Garth?

In 2018 the rare name Garth, ranked the 5,828th Most Popular Boys Name in the United States.

This once, top 1000 name, Garth is currently less popular.

It reached its highest popularity ranking of #444 in 1954 with 269 occurrences.

In any year, the least number of babies named Garth was less than 5, most recently in 1910.

Approximately during the years 1910-1915, 1920-1923, 1944-1947, 1950-1954, 1989-1992, and 2012-2015, the name Garth took a definitive turn upwards in popularity whereas unequivocal downward movement occurred about 1927-1930, 1954-1957, 1973-1976, and 1992-2000.

Garth's popularity has been spiralling downward for some time. Of late however, the number of parents selecting the name Garth for their newborn has risen.

What does the future hold for the popularity of Garth?

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

The name Garth is mostly unused but has recently started to rise upward in popularity.

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

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   Garth (Boy)
Year %No. of Babies Given NamePopul. Rank
2018 15 5,828
2017 15 5,873
2016 13 6,452
2015 20 4,763
2014 16 5,548
2013 12 6,734
2012 8 9,136
2011 7 9,971
2010 16 5,566
2009 8 9,260
2008 19 4,953
2007 6 11,394
2006 9 8,230
2005 14 5,671
2004 16 5,083
2003 15 5,115
2002 17 4,565
2001 30 3,014
2000 22 3,680
1999 37 2,416
1998 50 1,941
1997 46 1,974
1996 50 1,826
1995 56 1,632
1994 62 1,523
1993 124 969
1992 249 658
1991 200 717
1990 82 1,208
1989 54 1,524
1988 53 1,453
1987 59 1,272
1986 61 1,232
1985 61 1,223
1984 75 1,029
1983 72 1,042
1982 98 902
1981 134 756
1980 108 853
1979 124 777
1978 118 775
1977 105 831
1976 110 792
1975 137 710
1974 156 645
1973 150 650
1972 152 646
1971 146 685
1970 190 589
1969 192 566
1968 133 657
1967 157 598
1966 170 581
1965 159 607
1964 239 507
1963 209 551
1962 184 578
1961 211 544
1960 199 558
1959 188 569
1958 155 618
1957 147 636
1956 174 577
1955 200 516
1954 269 444
1953 159 566
1952 106 674
1951 109 670
1950 99 688
1949 98 689
1948 80 757
1947 100 693
1946 80 732
1945 63 778
1944 83 682
1943 86 694
1942 101 631
1941 73 725
1940 86 649
1939 60 789
1938 82 663
1937 83 652
1936 59 802
1935 71 727
1934 73 718
1933 72 714
1932 69 759
1931 53 880
1930 54 912
1929 73 737
1928 68 790
1927 80 726
1926 75 741
1925 68 805
1924 78 754
1923 100 640
1922 66 844
1921 77 763
1920 80 725
1919 80 697
1918 59 862
1917 77 689
1916 53 865
1915 68 717
1914 22 1,283
1913 24 1,034
1912 6 2,381
1911 6 1,610
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1909 5 1,543
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1906 5 1,307
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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.