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Stan Name Popularity

    

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How popular is Stan?

In 2018 the rare name Stan, ranked the 7,021st Most Popular Boys Name in the United States.

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

Its highest popularity ranking of #386 was reached in 1959 with 420 occurrences.

In any year, the least number of babies named Stan was less than 5, most recently in 1913.

Stan, decisively moved upwards in popularity around the years 1927-1933, 1934-1937, 1938-1942, 1943-1947, 1953-1958, 1995-1998, and 2013-2016, whereas unequivocal downward movement occurred about 1964-1974, 1975-1978, and 1988-1992.

For a number of years, the name Stan has been moving downward in popularity. Of late however, the number of parents selecting the name Stan for their newborn has risen.

What does the future hold for the popularity of Stan?

Stan's popularity is at an extremely low point when measured against its most notable year.

The name Stan is mostly unused but has recently started to rise upward in popularity.

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

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   Stan (Boy)
Year %No. of Babies Given NamePopul. Rank
2018 12 7,021
2017 11 7,456
2016 15 6,003
2015 13 6,609
2014 12 6,980
2013 9 8,655
2012 12 6,971
2011 5 14,046
2010 14 6,318
2009 6 12,267
2008 8 9,735
2007 5 14,102
2006 8 9,446
2005 8 8,970
2004 11 6,911
2003 12 6,197
2002 14 5,355
2001 9 7,424
2000 15 5,004
1999 10 6,445
1998 19 3,825
1997 10 6,024
1996 15 4,364
1995 14 4,474
1994 17 3,884
1993 22 3,129
1992 13 4,540
1991 18 3,437
1990 29 2,426
1989 30 2,290
1988 30 2,131
1987 30 2,051
1986 32 1,915
1985 30 1,965
1984 29 1,926
1983 37 1,623
1982 35 1,699
1981 58 1,205
1980 43 1,470
1979 39 1,529
1978 34 1,645
1977 53 1,221
1976 49 1,264
1975 55 1,144
1974 53 1,134
1973 76 929
1972 73 951
1971 72 964
1970 99 817
1969 99 779
1968 121 688
1967 147 621
1966 167 584
1965 194 551
1964 249 500
1963 282 471
1962 309 453
1961 332 439
1960 405 391
1959 420 386
1958 400 392
1957 303 440
1956 248 484
1955 221 496
1954 186 532
1953 153 583
1952 145 579
1951 145 576
1950 145 562
1949 137 578
1948 212 458
1947 255 428
1946 205 444
1945 155 482
1944 167 470
1943 143 526
1942 142 514
1941 120 545
1940 81 676
1939 71 714
1938 81 672
1937 75 698
1936 65 754
1935 59 813
1934 56 841
1933 59 810
1932 42 1,035
1931 34 1,189
1930 32 1,276
1929 24 1,519
1928 21 1,696
1927 21 1,743
1926 20 1,780
1925 19 1,860
1924 17 2,038
1923 18 1,935
1922 17 2,028
1921 17 2,048
1920 8 3,464
1919 8 3,355
1918 14 2,251
1917 9 2,927
1916 10 2,712
1915 8 3,040
1914 9 2,433
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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.