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Sammy Name Popularity

    

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How popular is Sammy?

In 2018 the uncommon name Sammy, ranked the 1,477th Most Popular Boys Name in the United States.

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

Its highest popularity RANKING of #170 was reached in 1946.

Nonetheless, the name was given to the greatest number of children in 1947 with 1,210 occurrences.

The least number of children given the name Sammy was less than 5, most recently in 1899.

Approximately during the years 1911-1930, 1937-1942, and 1943-1946, the name Sammy took a definitive turn upwards in popularity whereas 2008-2012 were years of successive downward movement.

For a number of years, the name Sammy has steadily decreased in popularity. however, the number of children named Sammy lately has remained about the same.

What does the future hold for the popularity of Sammy?

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

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

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

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   Sammy (Girl)Sammy (Boy)
Year %No. of Babies Given NamePopul. RankNo. of Babies Given NamePopul. Rank
2018 17 6,995 117 1,477
2017 14 8,188 140 1,298
2016 21 6,148 129 1,378
2015 18 6,916 126 1,378
2014 21 6,167 143 1,253
2013 18 6,966 119 1,410
2012 13 9,023 120 1,394
2011 13 9,047 158 1,145
2010 13 9,128 153 1,181
2009 14 8,795 158 1,154
2008 13 9,382 205 975
2007 5 19,974 184 1,026
2006 9 12,238 198 946
2005 18 6,766 214 861
2004 13 8,631 216 824
2003 10 10,285 216 806
2002 12 8,729 200 835
2001 10 9,954 234 745
2000 13 7,946 218 763
1999 13 7,627 209 766
1998 13 7,443 248 685
1997 8 10,609 195 766
1996 13 7,053 183 794
1995 11 7,964 179 802
1994 10 8,656 220 703
1993 7 11,522 195 749
1992 8 10,263 270 629
1991 11 7,856 243 653
1990 5 14,750 293 587
1989 10 7,907 288 574
1988 14 5,835 234 619
1987 26 3,499 248 578
1986 17 4,688 262 549
1985 10 6,831 243 568
1984 18 4,285 217 577
1983 25 3,314 254 524
1982 14 5,143 270 518
1981 5 11,746 262 521
1980 5 11,747 343 451
1979 7 8,773 291 484
1978 10 6,295 297 468
1977 8 7,404 331 437
1976 7 7,936 343 421
1975 9 6,349 352 411
1974 9 6,129 395 391
1973 10 5,488 439 367
1972 8 6,424 460 366
1971 13 4,480 506 358
1970 8 6,243 474 373
1969 11 4,668 509 353
1968 11 4,435 512 340
1967 13 3,803 549 319
1966 13 3,698 569 310
1965 15 3,376 619 303
1964 12 4,054 736 288
1963 10 4,485 707 292
1962 11 4,217 751 280
1961 17 3,159 783 279
1960 15 3,327 866 272
1959 21 2,577 858 269
1958 7 5,307 873 262
1957 16 3,009 793 267
1956 10 4,115 737 269
1955 19 2,622 751 251
1954 15 2,991 769 251
1953 16 2,795 769 245
1952 18 2,567 782 239
1951 12 3,256 884 219
1950 17 2,515 887 214
1949 26 1,911 999 202
1948 18 2,404 1,075 187
1947 29 1,813 1,210 175
1946 24 1,910 1,193 170
1945 24 1,736 949 174
1944 28 1,570 973 173
1943 35 1,418 899 183
1942 21 1,908 832 194
1941 23 1,684 652 208
1940 18 1,949 577 217
1939 21 1,723 503 232
1938 20 1,797 497 239
1937 18 1,904 470 248
1936 35 1,226 461 245
1935 24 1,539 436 258
1934 18 1,900 412 269
1933 18 1,895 349 281
1932 26 1,513 354 290
1931 27 1,452 345 301
1930 25 1,603 345 305
1929 19 1,944 302 318
1928 27 1,580 279 340
1927 19 2,089 235 389
1926 19 2,064 202 428
1925 13 2,754 157 487
1924 23 1,860 163 487
1923 12 2,887 147 506
1922 9 3,615 130 555
1921 11 3,124 115 595
1920 13 2,708 113 589
1919 16 2,243 86 671
1918 21 1,873 82 698
1917 16 2,191 72 738
1916 8 3,503 53 873
1915 7 3,740 50 878
1914 5 4,105 51 742
1913 6 3,129 20 1,171
1912 < 5 -- 23 963
1911 < 5 -- 20 727
1910 < 5 -- 23 617
1909 < 5 -- 6 1,420
1908 < 5 -- 13 773
1907 < 5 -- 10 923
1906 < 5 -- 6 1,231
1905 < 5 -- 5 1,396
1904 < 5 -- 13 678
1903 < 5 -- 6 1,110
1902 < 5 -- 7 1,006
1901 < 5 -- 5 1,191
1900 < 5 -- 7 1,148
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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.