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Ginger Name Popularity

    

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How popular is Ginger?

In 2018 the rare name Ginger, ranked the 2,828th Most Popular Girls Name in the United States.

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

Position 187, its highest popularity ranking, was reached in 1971 with 1,670 occurrences.

The least number of children given the name Ginger was less than 5, most recently in 1912.

Decidely upward trends in the number of babies given the name Ginger occurred roughly during the years 1912-1920, 1929-1936, 1937-1947, 1948-1951, and 1967-1971, whereas 1924-1928, 1971-1975, 1976-1979, 1980-1990, and 1991-1995 were years of successive downward movement.

Ginger became more popular as a girls name in 1913.

The popularity trend for Ginger has steadily decreased for a while. , continuing the trend, the number of children named Ginger lately has dropped.

What does the future hold for the popularity of Ginger?

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

The name Ginger is quite distinctive and will probably continue to drift downward in popularity.

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

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   Ginger (Girl)Ginger (Boy)
Year %No. of Babies Given NamePopul. RankNo. of Babies Given NamePopul. Rank
2018 59 2,828 < 5 --
2017 62 2,753 < 5 --
2016 56 2,980 < 5 --
2015 68 2,624 < 5 --
2014 80 2,307 < 5 --
2013 93 2,069 < 5 --
2012 112 1,813 < 5 --
2011 125 1,685 < 5 --
2010 147 1,523 < 5 --
2009 168 1,405 < 5 --
2008 134 1,667 < 5 --
2007 174 1,385 < 5 --
2006 138 1,567 < 5 --
2005 154 1,395 < 5 --
2004 131 1,528 < 5 --
2003 134 1,462 < 5 --
2002 132 1,444 < 5 --
2001 117 1,589 < 5 --
2000 109 1,622 < 5 --
1999 107 1,575 < 5 --
1998 122 1,406 < 5 --
1997 102 1,573 < 5 --
1996 99 1,578 < 5 --
1995 100 1,533 < 5 --
1994 116 1,396 < 5 --
1993 126 1,329 < 5 --
1992 155 1,140 < 5 --
1991 153 1,155 < 5 --
1990 146 1,177 < 5 --
1989 173 998 < 5 --
1988 220 828 < 5 --
1987 235 766 < 5 --
1986 289 640 < 5 --
1985 336 580 < 5 --
1984 431 476 < 5 --
1983 527 408 < 5 --
1982 683 346 < 5 --
1981 720 329 < 5 --
1980 750 325 < 5 --
1979 758 315 < 5 --
1978 996 245 < 5 --
1977 952 259 < 5 --
1976 1,081 225 < 5 --
1975 1,077 225 8 4,074
1974 1,281 198 6 4,856
1973 1,271 202 7 4,239
1972 1,317 210 7 4,149
1971 1,670 187 < 5 --
1970 1,381 226 < 5 --
1969 1,276 235 < 5 --
1968 1,190 236 5 4,347
1967 1,161 244 < 5 --
1966 1,149 247 < 5 --
1965 1,111 257 < 5 --
1964 1,183 258 8 3,125
1963 1,224 253 < 5 --
1962 1,186 261 < 5 --
1961 1,083 279 < 5 --
1960 1,138 266 < 5 --
1959 1,092 266 < 5 --
1958 951 292 < 5 --
1957 1,007 276 < 5 --
1956 972 280 < 5 --
1955 845 301 < 5 --
1954 859 290 < 5 --
1953 860 284 < 5 --
1952 903 266 < 5 --
1951 866 267 < 5 --
1950 657 303 < 5 --
1949 665 300 < 5 --
1948 600 317 < 5 --
1947 684 302 < 5 --
1946 596 301 < 5 --
1945 362 369 < 5 --
1944 317 398 < 5 --
1943 313 412 < 5 --
1942 229 492 < 5 --
1941 226 460 < 5 --
1940 202 475 < 5 --
1939 165 520 < 5 --
1938 138 587 < 5 --
1937 156 529 < 5 --
1936 188 469 < 5 --
1935 120 595 < 5 --
1934 76 769 < 5 --
1933 61 859 < 5 --
1932 31 1,330 < 5 --
1931 32 1,301 < 5 --
1930 33 1,333 < 5 --
1929 19 1,909 < 5 --
1928 20 1,927 < 5 --
1927 27 1,598 < 5 --
1926 32 1,428 < 5 --
1925 30 1,518 < 5 --
1924 41 1,251 < 5 --
1923 29 1,537 < 5 --
1922 24 1,749 < 5 --
1921 36 1,315 < 5 --
1920 33 1,389 < 5 --
1919 24 1,668 < 5 --
1918 25 1,618 < 5 --
1917 18 1,948 < 5 --
1916 13 2,423 < 5 --
1915 18 1,831 < 5 --
1914 8 2,737 < 5 --
1913 5 3,391 < 5 --
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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.