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How popular is Tim?

The rare name Tim was the 2,335th Most Popular Boys Name in the United States in 2018.

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

Its highest popularity ranking of #60 was reached for the first time in 1959 and as recently as 1960 with 6,937 occurrences.

The least amount of newborns dubbed Tim in any given year was 7 in 1897.

Decidely upward trends in the number of babies given the name Tim occurred roughly during the years 1897-1900, 1906-1910, 1911-1914, 1930-1947, and 1954-1959, whereas clearly downward trends happened around 1964-1979, 1980-1983, 1988-1991, and 1992-1995.

Where is the name Tim popularity headed?

Overall, when compared to its most prominent year, the name's popularity is at an extremely low point.

For a number of years, the name Tim has remained mostly unchanged in popularity. In recent years however, the number of babies given the name Tim has risen.

The name Tim is quite distinctive but has recently started to rise upward in popularity.

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

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   Tim (Girl)Tim (Boy)
Year %No. of Babies Given NamePopul. RankNo. of Babies Given NamePopul. Rank
2018 < 5 -- 57 2,335
2017 < 5 -- 52 2,477
2016 < 5 -- 68 2,081
2015 < 5 -- 61 2,225
2014 < 5 -- 75 1,941
2013 < 5 -- 51 2,455
2012 < 5 -- 41 2,899
2011 < 5 -- 48 2,582
2010 < 5 -- 65 2,094
2009 < 5 -- 69 2,030
2008 < 5 -- 70 2,025
2007 < 5 -- 77 1,873
2006 < 5 -- 78 1,786
2005 < 5 -- 84 1,633
2004 < 5 -- 60 2,016
2003 < 5 -- 88 1,489
2002 < 5 -- 79 1,568
2001 < 5 -- 79 1,541
2000 < 5 -- 91 1,388
1999 < 5 -- 74 1,529
1998 < 5 -- 61 1,696
1997 < 5 -- 57 1,728
1996 < 5 -- 61 1,612
1995 < 5 -- 51 1,753
1994 < 5 -- 69 1,418
1993 < 5 -- 64 1,470
1992 < 5 -- 78 1,288
1991 < 5 -- 67 1,394
1990 < 5 -- 75 1,285
1989 < 5 -- 95 1,079
1988 < 5 -- 92 1,030
1987 < 5 -- 83 1,052
1986 < 5 -- 73 1,099
1985 < 5 -- 103 897
1984 < 5 -- 122 792
1983 < 5 -- 97 895
1982 < 5 -- 139 748
1981 < 5 -- 162 681
1980 < 5 -- 166 675
1979 < 5 -- 147 713
1978 < 5 -- 246 526
1977 < 5 -- 256 515
1976 5 10,775 289 462
1975 5 10,482 326 436
1974 < 5 -- 411 382
1973 < 5 -- 523 328
1972 5 9,547 734 265
1971 9 5,963 1,050 226
1970 16 3,856 1,327 198
1969 9 5,420 1,547 181
1968 8 5,603 2,072 139
1967 7 5,994 2,624 116
1966 8 5,237 3,141 103
1965 14 3,529 3,721 97
1964 11 4,332 4,694 82
1963 5 7,568 5,015 80
1962 10 4,509 5,590 71
1961 13 3,774 6,246 65
1960 13 3,669 6,937 60
1959 13 3,600 6,832 60
1958 8 4,862 5,545 74
1957 12 3,674 3,255 119
1956 < 5 -- 1,716 175
1955 < 5 -- 1,144 212
1954 5 6,546 814 244
1953 < 5 -- 746 252
1952 < 5 -- 697 259
1951 < 5 -- 716 250
1950 5 6,034 754 242
1949 7 4,631 1,007 201
1948 < 5 -- 1,296 171
1947 < 5 -- 1,330 170
1946 < 5 -- 1,134 171
1945 < 5 -- 779 192
1944 < 5 -- 605 229
1943 < 5 -- 618 233
1942 < 5 -- 512 264
1941 < 5 -- 388 296
1940 < 5 -- 333 308
1939 < 5 -- 245 362
1938 < 5 -- 270 338
1937 < 5 -- 163 441
1936 < 5 -- 133 494
1935 < 5 -- 131 500
1934 < 5 -- 114 554
1933 < 5 -- 101 575
1932 < 5 -- 88 651
1931 < 5 -- 72 727
1930 < 5 -- 61 839
1929 < 5 -- 74 731
1928 < 5 -- 50 978
1927 < 5 -- 64 846
1926 < 5 -- 65 824
1925 < 5 -- 60 869
1924 < 5 -- 62 884
1923 < 5 -- 65 844
1922 < 5 -- 49 1,019
1921 < 5 -- 54 961
1920 < 5 -- 64 851
1919 < 5 -- 58 877
1918 < 5 -- 67 802
1917 < 5 -- 48 931
1916 < 5 -- 56 838
1915 < 5 -- 40 1,014
1914 < 5 -- 55 696
1913 < 5 -- 37 788
1912 < 5 -- 36 723
1911 < 5 -- 23 665
1910 < 5 -- 34 478
1909 < 5 -- 30 472
1908 < 5 -- 21 564
1907 < 5 -- 19 586
1906 < 5 -- 15 639
1905 < 5 -- 19 546
1904 < 5 -- 14 642
1903 < 5 -- 25 398
1902 < 5 -- 18 520
1901 < 5 -- 8 852
1900 < 5 -- 22 516
1899 < 5 -- 13 577
1898 < 5 -- 12 659
1897 < 5 -- 7 935
1896 < 5 -- 14 587
1895 < 5 -- 15 554
1894 < 5 -- 8 849
1893 < 5 -- 19 431
1892 < 5 -- 12 636
1891 < 5 -- 15 473
1890 < 5 -- 17 455
1889 < 5 -- 14 521
1888 < 5 -- 10 697
1887 < 5 -- 18 406
1886 < 5 -- 14 508
1885 < 5 -- 16 477
1884 < 5 -- 16 485
1883 < 5 -- 16 457
1882 < 5 -- 11 607
1881 < 5 -- 12 531
1880 < 5 -- 12 563

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.