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Patsy Name Popularity

    

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How popular is Patsy?

In 2018 the rare name Patsy, ranked the 9,590th Most Popular Girls Name in the United States.

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

Position 52, its highest popularity ranking, was reached for the first time in 1936 and as recently as 1941 with 4,790 occurrences.

The least number of children given the name Patsy was 11 in 2018.

Approximately during the years 1886-1889, 1890-1894, 1897-1900, 1907-1917, 1918-1936, and 1938-1941, the name Patsy took a definitive turn upwards in popularity whereas 1900-1903, 1947-1950, 1951-1977, and 1991-2000 were years of successive downward movement.

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

The popularity trend for Patsy has been spiralling downward for a while. , continuing the trend, the number of children named Patsy lately has dropped.

What does the future hold for the popularity of Patsy?

Currently, the name is at an extremely low point when compared to its most popular year.

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

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

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   Patsy (Girl)Patsy (Boy)
Year %No. of Babies Given NamePopul. RankNo. of Babies Given NamePopul. Rank
2018 11 9,590 < 5 --
2017 15 7,730 < 5 --
2016 16 7,494 < 5 --
2015 16 7,509 < 5 --
2014 17 7,214 < 5 --
2013 13 8,920 < 5 --
2012 21 6,274 < 5 --
2011 12 9,579 < 5 --
2010 17 7,427 < 5 --
2009 17 7,602 < 5 --
2008 21 6,503 < 5 --
2007 14 8,880 < 5 --
2006 24 5,659 < 5 --
2005 25 5,214 < 5 --
2004 13 8,603 < 5 --
2003 46 3,221 < 5 --
2002 30 4,251 < 5 --
2001 37 3,614 < 5 --
2000 30 4,147 < 5 --
1999 41 3,175 < 5 --
1998 47 2,834 < 5 --
1997 44 2,812 < 5 --
1996 56 2,364 < 5 --
1995 55 2,385 < 5 --
1994 78 1,834 < 5 --
1993 78 1,850 < 5 --
1992 78 1,840 5 9,441
1991 103 1,511 6 7,978
1990 110 1,436 < 5 --
1989 96 1,502 < 5 --
1988 101 1,397 7 6,262
1987 83 1,541 < 5 --
1986 82 1,511 5 7,528
1985 80 1,531 5 7,307
1984 67 1,650 7 5,421
1983 79 1,469 8 4,795
1982 76 1,560 6 6,192
1981 93 1,348 6 6,038
1980 84 1,454 6 6,040
1979 96 1,309 5 6,784
1978 100 1,247 < 5 --
1977 96 1,255 7 4,973
1976 122 1,024 8 4,303
1975 142 916 14 2,868
1974 186 756 9 3,756
1973 203 717 10 3,382
1972 214 687 7 4,318
1971 264 630 12 2,928
1970 322 566 12 2,844
1969 295 575 17 2,111
1968 367 507 27 1,535
1967 453 444 17 1,956
1966 497 421 11 2,579
1965 576 384 25 1,586
1964 816 335 27 1,534
1963 893 312 26 1,576
1962 898 313 20 1,842
1961 1,018 291 31 1,455
1960 1,108 270 32 1,422
1959 1,325 238 23 1,695
1958 1,453 215 20 1,820
1957 1,609 208 37 1,293
1956 1,801 192 36 1,296
1955 2,012 171 46 1,104
1954 2,280 155 43 1,146
1953 2,590 141 46 1,088
1952 2,827 128 34 1,289
1951 2,904 121 33 1,292
1950 2,930 117 39 1,160
1949 3,347 106 53 954
1948 3,714 98 60 883
1947 4,344 87 72 818
1946 4,016 85 49 962
1945 3,347 84 48 938
1944 3,729 72 48 930
1943 4,352 61 68 802
1942 4,559 57 67 789
1941 4,790 52 80 689
1940 4,079 57 78 687
1939 4,111 56 83 654
1938 4,258 55 92 621
1937 4,244 54 97 588
1936 4,195 52 116 533
1935 3,798 56 124 518
1934 3,749 59 127 520
1933 3,450 65 163 432
1932 3,253 77 176 423
1931 2,868 83 222 376
1930 2,543 97 218 388
1929 2,043 118 252 354
1928 1,623 145 280 339
1927 1,302 168 299 332
1926 993 198 263 363
1925 706 250 288 344
1924 520 293 299 336
1923 334 364 296 338
1922 277 398 307 333
1921 236 450 324 327
1920 195 493 287 346
1919 168 529 299 324
1918 177 520 282 343
1917 191 471 246 356
1916 125 603 256 333
1915 128 573 240 344
1914 94 588 174 354
1913 83 566 129 369
1912 99 481 119 348
1911 68 506 74 316
1910 73 470 26 564
1909 50 538 22 569
1908 50 518 27 487
1907 40 585 16 657
1906 41 553 9 906
1905 41 543 29 400
1904 31 623 17 557
1903 20 785 16 570
1902 34 567 10 781
1901 29 588 13 582
1900 49 487 12 773
1899 21 697 6 1,026
1898 32 578 9 791
1897 22 673 < 5 --
1896 23 669 < 5 --
1895 21 698 6 1,053
1894 31 524 < 5 --
1893 22 624 < 5 --
1892 20 660 < 5 --
1891 22 570 < 5 --
1890 15 714 < 5 --
1889 25 508 < 5 --
1888 22 543 < 5 --
1887 20 507 < 5 --
1886 20 504 5 1,072
1885 21 466 < 5 --
1884 21 446 < 5 --
1883 20 433 < 5 --
1882 17 454 < 5 --
1881 12 498 < 5 --
1880 15 446 < 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.