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Horatio Name Popularity

    

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How popular is Horatio?

The rare name Horatio was the 6,446th Most Popular Boys Name in the United States in 2018.

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

It reached its highest popularity RANKING of #474 in 1880.

However, the name was bestowed upon the greatest number of babies in 2007 with 40 occurrences.

The least number of children given the name Horatio was less than 5, most recently in 1964.

Decidely upward trends in the number of babies given the name Horatio occurred roughly during the years 1911-1914, 1956-1959, 1971-1974, 1985-1988, and 2002-2005, whereas 2007-2011 were years of successive downward movement.

Where is the name Horatio popularity headed?

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

Horatio's popularity has remained mostly unchanged for some time. however, the number of children named Horatio lately has dropped.

The name Horatio is mostly unused and has recently started to drift downward in popularity.

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   Horatio (Boy)
Year %No. of Babies Given NamePopul. Rank
2018 13 6,446
2017 12 6,832
2016 16 5,629
2015 9 8,271
2014 10 7,747
2013 15 5,760
2012 11 7,217
2011 10 7,688
2010 29 3,656
2009 28 3,756
2008 28 3,769
2007 40 2,942
2006 9 8,259
2005 22 4,108
2004 12 6,276
2003 10 6,909
2002 9 7,252
2001 8 7,804
2000 7 8,526
1999 8 7,412
1998 11 5,610
1997 13 4,772
1996 7 7,435
1995 5 9,387
1994 7 7,261
1993 11 5,144
1992 5 8,940
1991 14 4,088
1990 8 6,049
1989 18 3,255
1988 17 3,128
1987 12 3,823
1986 13 3,524
1985 9 4,466
1984 8 4,717
1983 14 3,137
1982 13 3,368
1981 15 2,953
1980 13 3,324
1979 11 3,661
1978 17 2,601
1977 14 2,967
1976 20 2,277
1975 13 2,974
1974 24 1,906
1973 19 2,163
1972 12 2,895
1971 17 2,317
1970 16 2,338
1969 8 3,420
1968 9 2,981
1967 12 2,402
1966 7 3,357
1965 17 1,954
1964 < 5 --
1963 9 2,936
1962 7 3,441
1961 13 2,365
1960 6 3,829
1959 14 2,239
1958 10 2,711
1957 11 2,542
1956 < 5 --
1955 9 2,860
1954 7 3,286
1953 13 2,225
1952 8 2,969
1951 18 1,802
1950 8 2,884
1949 8 2,884
1948 10 2,516
1947 10 2,572
1946 < 5 --
1945 < 5 --
1944 < 5 --
1943 11 2,331
1942 < 5 --
1941 < 5 --
1940 5 3,675
1939 10 2,349
1938 6 3,331
1937 6 3,320
1936 12 2,120
1935 < 5 --
1934 < 5 --
1933 11 2,284
1932 10 2,535
1931 9 2,753
1930 13 2,234
1929 10 2,677
1928 14 2,213
1927 6 3,961
1926 13 2,355
1925 14 2,254
1924 18 1,929
1923 15 2,172
1922 21 1,726
1921 19 1,859
1920 21 1,725
1919 14 2,196
1918 20 1,741
1917 11 2,488
1916 19 1,664
1915 15 1,918
1914 20 1,364
1913 17 1,284
1912 12 1,471
1911 < 5 --
1910 < 5 --
1909 6 1,365
1908 < 5 --
1907 < 5 --
1906 7 1,059
1905 5 1,320
1904 < 5 --
1903 < 5 --
1902 < 5 --
1901 < 5 --
1900 6 1,233
1899 9 748
1898 5 1,212
1897 < 5 --
1896 6 1,043
1895 5 1,165
1894 6 1,014
1893 6 961
1892 < 5 --
1891 < 5 --
1890 6 939
1889 < 5 --
1888 < 5 --
1887 6 868
1886 6 899
1885 5 1,013
1884 < 5 --
1883 5 964
1882 6 889
1881 7 745
1880 15 474

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.