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Truman Name Popularity

    

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How popular is Truman?

The uncommon name Truman was the 1,174th Most Popular Boys Name in the United States in 2018.

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

It reached its highest popularity ranking of #249 in 1945 with 540 occurrences.

The least number of children given the name Truman was 8 in 1887.

Decidely upward trends in the number of babies given the name Truman occurred roughly during the years 1901-1904, 1907-1915, 1942-1945, 1968-1971, 1982-1985, 1990-1996, 1997-2000, and 2001-2004, whereas 1883-1886, 1945-1951, and 1953-1959 were years of successive downward movement.

Where is the name Truman popularity headed?

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

Truman's popularity has been moving upward for some time. however, the number of children named Truman lately has dropped.

The name Truman is still rare and has recently started to drift downward in popularity.

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   Truman (Girl)Truman (Boy)
Year %No. of Babies Given NamePopul. RankNo. of Babies Given NamePopul. Rank
2018 < 5 -- 162 1,174
2017 < 5 -- 175 1,107
2016 < 5 -- 193 1,033
2015 < 5 -- 211 978
2014 < 5 -- 221 953
2013 < 5 -- 209 960
2012 < 5 -- 220 931
2011 < 5 -- 183 1,039
2010 < 5 -- 197 994
2009 < 5 -- 174 1,072
2008 < 5 -- 175 1,073
2007 < 5 -- 202 975
2006 < 5 -- 194 960
2005 < 5 -- 167 1,015
2004 < 5 -- 175 960
2003 < 5 -- 158 1,005
2002 < 5 -- 140 1,076
2001 < 5 -- 130 1,099
2000 < 5 -- 145 1,014
1999 < 5 -- 118 1,123
1998 < 5 -- 115 1,121
1997 < 5 -- 95 1,230
1996 < 5 -- 106 1,125
1995 < 5 -- 78 1,333
1994 < 5 -- 78 1,329
1993 < 5 -- 70 1,399
1992 < 5 -- 44 1,880
1991 < 5 -- 51 1,651
1990 < 5 -- 50 1,661
1989 < 5 -- 46 1,702
1988 < 5 -- 22 2,675
1987 < 5 -- 47 1,531
1986 < 5 -- 42 1,584
1985 < 5 -- 52 1,350
1984 < 5 -- 41 1,527
1983 < 5 -- 37 1,626
1982 < 5 -- 29 1,927
1981 < 5 -- 33 1,764
1980 < 5 -- 37 1,614
1979 < 5 -- 37 1,594
1978 < 5 -- 39 1,509
1977 < 5 -- 54 1,206
1976 < 5 -- 49 1,267
1975 < 5 -- 38 1,449
1974 < 5 -- 45 1,265
1973 < 5 -- 43 1,267
1972 < 5 -- 51 1,147
1971 < 5 -- 77 932
1970 < 5 -- 57 1,091
1969 < 5 -- 62 979
1968 < 5 -- 59 954
1967 < 5 -- 56 977
1966 < 5 -- 46 1,101
1965 < 5 -- 66 918
1964 < 5 -- 51 1,069
1963 < 5 -- 56 1,018
1962 < 5 -- 51 1,080
1961 < 5 -- 53 1,076
1960 < 5 -- 70 910
1959 < 5 -- 39 1,264
1958 < 5 -- 50 1,088
1957 < 5 -- 58 1,002
1956 < 5 -- 51 1,065
1955 < 5 -- 64 938
1954 < 5 -- 74 852
1953 < 5 -- 71 859
1952 < 5 -- 70 839
1951 < 5 -- 76 812
1950 < 5 -- 119 636
1949 < 5 -- 158 532
1948 < 5 -- 160 527
1947 < 5 -- 204 471
1946 < 5 -- 286 387
1945 < 5 -- 540 249
1944 < 5 -- 197 435
1943 < 5 -- 213 426
1942 < 5 -- 170 471
1941 < 5 -- 164 463
1940 < 5 -- 210 394
1939 < 5 -- 174 431
1938 < 5 -- 168 446
1937 < 5 -- 194 403
1936 < 5 -- 176 420
1935 < 5 -- 198 387
1934 < 5 -- 203 384
1933 < 5 -- 196 391
1932 < 5 -- 183 415
1931 < 5 -- 197 403
1930 < 5 -- 202 414
1929 < 5 -- 217 393
1928 < 5 -- 198 423
1927 < 5 -- 241 382
1926 < 5 -- 221 401
1925 5 5,702 260 369
1924 < 5 -- 240 391
1923 5 5,662 212 412
1922 < 5 -- 245 386
1921 6 5,050 238 392
1920 < 5 -- 262 371
1919 < 5 -- 225 390
1918 5 5,526 240 385
1917 < 5 -- 225 376
1916 < 5 -- 219 371
1915 < 5 -- 202 378
1914 < 5 -- 162 374
1913 < 5 -- 146 341
1912 < 5 -- 82 432
1911 < 5 -- 50 408
1910 < 5 -- 39 445
1909 < 5 -- 34 435
1908 < 5 -- 38 381
1907 < 5 -- 30 428
1906 < 5 -- 31 393
1905 < 5 -- 30 392
1904 5 2,147 34 350
1903 < 5 -- 19 503
1902 < 5 -- 20 486
1901 < 5 -- 15 532
1900 < 5 -- 25 468
1899 < 5 -- 9 779
1898 < 5 -- 16 541
1897 < 5 -- 14 581
1896 < 5 -- 20 459
1895 < 5 -- 15 555
1894 < 5 -- 19 462
1893 < 5 -- 18 446
1892 < 5 -- 16 521
1891 < 5 -- 22 376
1890 < 5 -- 18 432
1889 < 5 -- 13 548
1888 < 5 -- 18 463
1887 < 5 -- 8 743
1886 < 5 -- 14 510
1885 < 5 -- 17 459
1884 < 5 -- 15 502
1883 < 5 -- 21 380
1882 < 5 -- 17 450
1881 < 5 -- 20 387
1880 < 5 -- 12 565

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.