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Lael Name Popularity

    

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How popular is Lael?

Ranking 3,405th in popularity in the United States for girls in 2018, the name Lael is rare.

Lael, would be a stand out, distinctive name selection.

Position 1688, its highest popularity RANKING, was reached in 1933.

Nonetheless, the name was given to the greatest number of children in 2015 with 77 occurrences.

The least amount of newborns dubbed Lael in any given year was less than 5, most recently in 1923.

Approximately during the years 1950-1954, 1993-2000, 2002-2005, and 2007-2012, the name Lael took a definitive turn upwards in popularity whereas clearly downward trends happened around 2015-2017.

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

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

How popular will Lael be?

The popularity trend for Lael has steadily increased for a while. In recent years however, the number of babies given the name Lael has remained about the same.

The name Lael is very unique and has recently started to plateu at its present level but may also begin to make a more decisive move up or down.

*Mouse over the charts or scroll down to the table for data details.

 
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   Lael (Girl)Lael (Boy)
Year %No. of Babies Given NamePopul. RankNo. of Babies Given NamePopul. Rank
2018 46 3,405 30 3,628
2017 59 2,850 22 4,532
2016 59 2,882 33 3,400
2015 77 2,391 33 3,398
2014 59 2,898 22 4,462
2013 45 3,497 21 4,545
2012 69 2,609 22 4,470
2011 57 3,000 23 4,296
2010 48 3,383 14 6,231
2009 40 3,918 15 5,975
2008 44 3,676 19 4,986
2007 34 4,421 16 5,574
2006 42 3,705 8 9,222
2005 40 3,685 11 6,903
2004 30 4,552 19 4,518
2003 30 4,365 12 6,096
2002 25 4,831 7 9,000
2001 25 4,771 15 5,036
2000 27 4,480 5 11,430
1999 19 5,552 9 6,865
1998 17 5,949 9 6,614
1997 20 5,129 6 8,790
1996 15 6,229 10 5,793
1995 14 6,452 < 5 --
1994 15 6,173 11 5,295
1993 10 8,399 10 5,606
1992 17 5,607 6 8,012
1991 14 6,435 < 5 --
1990 9 8,883 < 5 --
1989 14 5,993 < 5 --
1988 9 8,058 5 7,980
1987 12 6,146 6 6,589
1986 14 5,320 < 5 --
1985 21 3,924 10 4,215
1984 11 6,096 8 4,791
1983 16 4,576 9 4,336
1982 23 3,592 10 4,103
1981 16 4,621 7 5,238
1980 20 3,920 11 3,744
1979 13 5,249 10 3,960
1978 12 5,365 17 2,618
1977 21 3,546 26 1,930
1976 13 4,766 14 2,899
1975 23 3,105 13 3,007
1974 15 4,129 19 2,240
1973 11 5,042 14 2,661
1972 10 5,280 15 2,489
1971 19 3,433 12 2,906
1970 7 6,684 15 2,456
1969 13 4,065 6 4,194
1968 10 4,635 < 5 --
1967 10 4,457 < 5 --
1966 14 3,459 < 5 --
1965 10 4,350 6 3,742
1964 13 3,793 6 3,844
1963 9 4,710 < 5 --
1962 15 3,358 5 4,369
1961 15 3,397 < 5 --
1960 15 3,279 < 5 --
1959 15 3,178 5 4,308
1958 21 2,540 < 5 --
1957 15 3,089 < 5 --
1956 25 2,222 < 5 --
1955 17 2,779 < 5 --
1954 27 2,051 < 5 --
1953 13 3,199 < 5 --
1952 12 3,293 < 5 --
1951 19 2,352 < 5 --
1950 10 3,558 6 3,517
1949 20 2,247 5 3,987
1948 7 4,407 < 5 --
1947 12 3,152 < 5 --
1946 13 2,811 < 5 --
1945 15 2,288 < 5 --
1944 9 3,247 5 3,691
1943 14 2,496 5 3,811
1942 18 2,081 < 5 --
1941 5 4,742 < 5 --
1940 12 2,496 < 5 --
1939 8 3,290 < 5 --
1938 7 3,678 < 5 --
1937 9 3,053 < 5 --
1936 17 1,918 < 5 --
1935 10 2,838 < 5 --
1934 14 2,238 < 5 --
1933 21 1,688 < 5 --
1932 19 1,843 < 5 --
1931 19 1,834 6 3,593
1930 10 2,956 < 5 --
1929 6 4,335 < 5 --
1928 8 3,605 < 5 --
1927 5 5,223 5 4,511
1926 7 4,085 < 5 --
1925 5 5,403 < 5 --
1924 6 4,761 < 5 --
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1922 < 5 -- 5 4,664
1921 7 4,241 < 5 --
1920 6 4,671 < 5 --
1919 7 4,051 < 5 --
1918 5 5,218 < 5 --
1917 5 4,955 < 5 --
1916 8 3,417 < 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.