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Nana Name Popularity

    

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How popular is Nana?

The rare name Nana was the 4,934th Most Popular Girls Name in the United States in 2018.

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

Position 613, its highest popularity RANKING, was reached in 1881.

Nonetheless, the name was given to the greatest number of children in 2000 with 47 occurrences.

The least number of children given the name Nana was less than 5, most recently in 1908.

Approximately during the years 1917-1921, 1940-1943, 1945-1948, 1968-1972, 1973-1977, 1982-1989, 1991-1994, and 1996-2000, the name Nana took a definitive turn upwards in popularity whereas 1930-1933, 1951-1954, 1956-1959, and 1979-1982 were years of successive downward movement.

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

Where is the name Nana popularity headed?

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

The popularity trend for Nana has remained mostly unchanged for a while. however, the number of children named Nana lately has risen.

The name Nana is very unique but has recently started to rise upward in popularity.

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   Nana (Girl)Nana (Boy)
Year %No. of Babies Given NamePopul. RankNo. of Babies Given NamePopul. Rank
2018 27 4,934 23 4,426
2017 25 5,282 17 5,428
2016 21 6,120 27 3,942
2015 22 5,964 25 4,140
2014 20 6,366 32 3,432
2013 22 5,949 17 5,315
2012 16 7,690 19 4,972
2011 28 5,007 22 4,452
2010 27 5,204 17 5,400
2009 26 5,488 25 4,123
2008 31 4,844 22 4,491
2007 33 4,536 26 3,969
2006 39 3,904 31 3,429
2005 26 5,067 24 3,902
2004 41 3,604 29 3,341
2003 27 4,776 31 3,086
2002 36 3,704 21 4,000
2001 39 3,471 28 3,199
2000 47 3,006 23 3,603
1999 34 3,618 26 3,161
1998 25 4,458 23 3,356
1997 33 3,515 15 4,396
1996 21 4,834 19 3,631
1995 29 3,743 15 4,208
1994 31 3,585 21 3,298
1993 26 4,068 14 4,382
1992 24 4,339 17 3,696
1991 18 5,327 12 4,673
1990 28 3,785 12 4,582
1989 37 2,968 15 3,754
1988 24 3,862 < 5 --
1987 16 5,005 7 5,890
1986 25 3,516 < 5 --
1985 13 5,572 6 6,275
1984 18 4,271 10 4,116
1983 14 5,056 7 5,296
1982 11 6,214 5 7,034
1981 16 4,664 13 3,354
1980 17 4,454 6 6,009
1979 16 4,543 12 3,497
1978 17 4,197 11 3,545
1977 25 3,141 5 6,530
1976 16 4,090 5 6,190
1975 16 4,073 < 5 --
1974 20 3,396 5 5,754
1973 11 5,099 < 5 --
1972 23 2,958 6 4,799
1971 16 3,888 < 5 --
1970 10 5,294 < 5 --
1969 12 4,346 < 5 --
1968 8 5,484 < 5 --
1967 9 4,859 < 5 --
1966 11 4,130 < 5 --
1965 7 5,630 < 5 --
1964 15 3,469 < 5 --
1963 6 6,374 < 5 --
1962 11 4,192 < 5 --
1961 16 3,285 < 5 --
1960 13 3,635 < 5 --
1959 10 4,224 < 5 --
1958 17 2,935 < 5 --
1957 16 2,998 < 5 --
1956 23 2,362 < 5 --
1955 17 2,802 < 5 --
1954 11 3,644 < 5 --
1953 19 2,486 < 5 --
1952 17 2,643 < 5 --
1951 22 2,171 < 5 --
1950 20 2,229 < 5 --
1949 29 1,795 < 5 --
1948 29 1,764 < 5 --
1947 20 2,264 < 5 --
1946 15 2,564 < 5 --
1945 9 3,317 < 5 --
1944 23 1,782 < 5 --
1943 25 1,743 < 5 --
1942 16 2,283 < 5 --
1941 17 2,070 < 5 --
1940 19 1,879 < 5 --
1939 23 1,620 < 5 --
1938 18 1,922 < 5 --
1937 20 1,769 < 5 --
1936 16 2,002 < 5 --
1935 27 1,435 < 5 --
1934 20 1,754 < 5 --
1933 10 2,820 < 5 --
1932 16 2,106 < 5 --
1931 15 2,176 < 5 --
1930 17 2,087 < 5 --
1929 17 2,077 < 5 --
1928 18 2,073 < 5 --
1927 16 2,313 < 5 --
1926 22 1,866 < 5 --
1925 14 2,576 < 5 --
1924 26 1,704 < 5 --
1923 25 1,716 < 5 --
1922 18 2,167 < 5 --
1921 35 1,360 < 5 --
1920 14 2,552 < 5 --
1919 24 1,687 < 5 --
1918 27 1,559 < 5 --
1917 22 1,689 < 5 --
1916 28 1,396 < 5 --
1915 20 1,724 < 5 --
1914 9 2,569 < 5 --
1913 13 1,734 < 5 --
1912 14 1,519 < 5 --
1911 8 1,907 < 5 --
1910 9 1,725 < 5 --
1909 5 2,444 < 5 --
1908 < 5 -- < 5 --
1907 7 1,762 < 5 --
1906 < 5 -- < 5 --
1905 6 1,857 < 5 --
1904 7 1,606 < 5 --
1903 8 1,407 < 5 --
1902 8 1,400 < 5 --
1901 5 1,871 < 5 --
1900 7 1,688 < 5 --
1899 7 1,357 < 5 --
1898 13 1,000 < 5 --
1897 5 1,717 < 5 --
1896 9 1,184 < 5 --
1895 11 1,036 < 5 --
1894 10 1,045 < 5 --
1893 9 1,068 < 5 --
1892 7 1,240 < 5 --
1891 7 1,179 < 5 --
1890 7 1,168 < 5 --
1889 10 886 < 5 --
1888 8 1,007 < 5 --
1887 < 5 -- < 5 --
1886 6 1,068 < 5 --
1885 5 1,156 < 5 --
1884 6 994 < 5 --
1883 5 1,009 < 5 --
1882 < 5 -- < 5 --
1881 9 613 < 5 --
1880 < 5 -- < 5 --

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.