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Gerry Name Popularity

    

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How popular is Gerry?

In 2018 the rare name Gerry, ranked the 8,328th Most Popular Boys Name in the United States.

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

It reached its highest popularity RANKING of #335 in 1942.

But, the greatest number of babies were given the name in 1958 with 525 occurrences.

The least amount of newborns dubbed Gerry in any given year was less than 5, most recently in 1913.

Gerry, decisively moved upwards in popularity around the years 1923-1926, 1927-1942, 1943-1947, and 1951-1957.

Sometimes the name Gerry has been more popular as a girls name and sometimes it has been more popular as a boys.

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

What does the future hold for the popularity of Gerry?

Gerry's popularity is at an extremely low point when measured against its most notable year.

The name Gerry is mostly unused and will probably continue to drift downward in popularity.

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

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   Gerry (Girl)Gerry (Boy)
Year %No. of Babies Given NamePopul. RankNo. of Babies Given NamePopul. Rank
2018 < 5 -- 9 8,328
2017 < 5 -- 13 6,429
2016 < 5 -- 20 4,825
2015 < 5 -- 7 9,880
2014 < 5 -- 16 5,551
2013 < 5 -- 17 5,237
2012 < 5 -- 8 9,143
2011 < 5 -- 16 5,499
2010 < 5 -- 12 6,809
2009 < 5 -- 31 3,504
2008 < 5 -- 24 4,175
2007 < 5 -- 24 4,160
2006 < 5 -- 21 4,405
2005 < 5 -- 34 3,040
2004 < 5 -- 25 3,668
2003 < 5 -- 36 2,747
2002 < 5 -- 34 2,773
2001 < 5 -- 38 2,541
2000 < 5 -- 26 3,237
1999 < 5 -- 35 2,520
1998 < 5 -- 51 1,910
1997 < 5 -- 37 2,277
1996 < 5 -- 58 1,660
1995 5 14,198 44 1,932
1994 7 10,948 48 1,804
1993 6 12,307 64 1,463
1992 10 8,285 72 1,332
1991 9 8,832 59 1,488
1990 7 10,579 73 1,299
1989 < 5 -- 73 1,270
1988 5 12,441 75 1,167
1987 < 5 -- 68 1,163
1986 11 6,301 68 1,145
1985 5 11,226 76 1,061
1984 7 8,448 73 1,045
1983 10 6,378 79 996
1982 < 5 -- 106 866
1981 13 5,357 91 940
1980 11 6,043 96 910
1979 12 5,528 105 845
1978 15 4,508 114 795
1977 14 4,736 104 837
1976 14 4,430 105 815
1975 15 4,214 114 777
1974 21 3,236 120 741
1973 30 2,466 125 721
1972 27 2,617 160 622
1971 34 2,303 198 584
1970 39 2,094 194 579
1969 37 2,068 234 508
1968 39 1,922 209 528
1967 47 1,668 233 490
1966 39 1,831 257 480
1965 45 1,676 295 452
1964 76 1,271 297 462
1963 51 1,581 291 460
1962 58 1,465 327 438
1961 74 1,290 375 407
1960 99 1,084 427 383
1959 127 929 485 353
1958 112 983 525 336
1957 123 927 512 337
1956 102 1,014 453 347
1955 110 941 395 367
1954 114 900 334 392
1953 118 865 335 378
1952 134 771 311 390
1951 155 702 260 421
1950 154 696 291 396
1949 184 607 302 387
1948 212 575 335 370
1947 233 560 375 353
1946 199 563 336 353
1945 198 517 276 358
1944 182 537 285 353
1943 249 469 273 371
1942 244 471 330 335
1941 187 506 235 378
1940 186 507 216 387
1939 200 471 169 438
1938 175 505 170 443
1937 148 551 167 437
1936 140 551 134 489
1935 140 543 116 537
1934 126 576 104 579
1933 118 595 80 652
1932 152 534 74 725
1931 139 555 66 770
1930 130 607 63 818
1929 107 682 42 1,063
1928 115 653 41 1,101
1927 85 788 32 1,306
1926 101 723 40 1,135
1925 71 879 20 1,759
1924 80 841 20 1,801
1923 68 891 8 3,275
1922 64 919 21 1,723
1921 66 914 18 1,932
1920 43 1,160 10 2,848
1919 42 1,143 17 1,916
1918 30 1,423 22 1,621
1917 25 1,524 13 2,216
1916 24 1,553 9 2,800
1915 14 2,175 10 2,516
1914 14 1,850 6 3,051
1913 8 2,419 < 5 --
1912 9 2,043 < 5 --
1911 < 5 -- 5 1,840
1910 7 2,012 < 5 --
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1905 < 5 -- 5 1,310
1904 < 5 -- 7 1,005
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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.