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Walt Name Popularity

    

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How popular is Walt?

The rare name Walt was the 2,870th Most Popular Boys Name in the United States in 2018.

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

It reached its highest popularity ranking of #843 in 1959 with 81 occurrences.

In any year, the least number of babies named Walt was less than 5, most recently in 1992.

Approximately during the years 1916-1921, 1923-1928, 1937-1942, 1953-1958, 2007-2014, and 2015-2017, the name Walt took a definitive turn upwards in popularity whereas unequivocal downward movement occurred about 1947-1950, 1959-1965, and 1969-1974.

Where is the name Walt popularity headed?

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

Walt's popularity has been soaring upward for some time. Of late, continuing the trend, the number of parents selecting the name Walt for their newborn has risen significantly.

The name Walt is very unique but will probably continue to rise upward in popularity.

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   Walt (Boy)
Year %No. of Babies Given NamePopul. Rank
2018 42 2,870
2017 29 3,757
2016 30 3,669
2015 21 4,687
2014 29 3,686
2013 19 4,956
2012 15 5,969
2011 18 5,182
2010 16 5,714
2009 14 6,403
2008 10 8,279
2007 9 8,874
2006 11 7,393
2005 8 9,055
2004 5 13,127
2003 5 12,676
2002 10 7,012
2001 11 6,421
2000 8 8,170
1999 10 6,507
1998 6 9,591
1997 11 5,630
1996 7 7,937
1995 7 7,767
1994 7 7,736
1993 9 6,198
1992 < 5 --
1991 11 5,084
1990 8 6,380
1989 6 7,875
1988 8 5,726
1987 12 3,946
1986 8 5,307
1985 14 3,395
1984 10 4,201
1983 15 3,060
1982 15 3,097
1981 16 2,886
1980 14 3,250
1979 11 3,802
1978 18 2,565
1977 13 3,195
1976 15 2,816
1975 19 2,361
1974 14 2,793
1973 21 2,030
1972 20 2,072
1971 23 1,911
1970 28 1,656
1969 27 1,602
1968 25 1,611
1967 35 1,286
1966 36 1,280
1965 28 1,483
1964 41 1,217
1963 52 1,067
1962 62 971
1961 53 1,077
1960 61 982
1959 81 843
1958 80 848
1957 54 1,039
1956 31 1,412
1955 28 1,484
1954 22 1,665
1953 17 1,954
1952 18 1,855
1951 17 1,901
1950 18 1,811
1949 22 1,613
1948 37 1,192
1947 52 997
1946 53 924
1945 48 942
1944 44 990
1943 44 1,017
1942 51 932
1941 39 1,051
1940 27 1,309
1939 30 1,218
1938 25 1,362
1937 23 1,441
1936 26 1,323
1935 26 1,351
1934 19 1,657
1933 13 2,090
1932 19 1,708
1931 26 1,389
1930 25 1,494
1929 9 2,974
1928 25 1,520
1927 12 2,521
1926 20 1,786
1925 20 1,800
1924 13 2,467
1923 10 2,934
1922 13 2,479
1921 19 1,899
1920 13 2,452
1919 14 2,261
1918 12 2,534
1917 10 2,722
1916 9 2,919
1915 8 3,065
1914 7 2,904
1913 < 5 --
1912 8 2,039
1911 < 5 --
1910 < 5 --
1909 < 5 --
1908 6 1,366
1907 < 5 --
1906 < 5 --
1905 < 5 --
1904 < 5 --
1903 < 5 --
1902 < 5 --
1901 < 5 --
1900 < 5 --
1899 < 5 --
1898 < 5 --
1897 < 5 --
1896 < 5 --
1895 < 5 --
1894 5 1,226
1893 5 1,172
1892 < 5 --
1891 < 5 --
1890 < 5 --
1889 < 5 --
1888 < 5 --
1887 < 5 --
1886 < 5 --
1885 < 5 --
1884 < 5 --
1883 < 5 --
1882 < 5 --
1881 < 5 --
1880 < 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.