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Name Popularity Based on Birth Year - Gals (not enough male respondents for a male popularity chart by birth year)

Note: in the interest of space, the most popular spelling of a name is listed, though other spellings were counted with it.

1910-1949 (75 total) 1950-1959 (188 total) 1960-1969 (457 total) 1970-1979 (2004 total) 1980-1989 (3316 total) 1990-1999 (1647 total) 2000-2007 (114 total)
Ann (5) Ann (15) Ann (49) Ann (211) Marie (282) Marie (112) Ann (7)
Dawn (3) Marie (9) Marie (27) Marie (170) Ann (200) Elizabeth (105) Rose (6)
Jean (3) Jean (8) Lynn (25) Lynn (155) Elizabeth (183) Lynn (97) Elizabeth (5)
Louise (3) Elizabeth (8) Lee (14) Lee (81) Lynn (173) Ann (74) Marie (3)
Mary (3) Lyn/n (7) Kay (13) Elizabeth (77) Nicole (114) Nicole (64) Violet (3)
Louise (6) Jean (12) Michelle (49) Lee (111) Louise (39) Christine (3)
Sue (5) Louise (11) Renee (48) Louise (77) Rose (38)
Lee (5) Elizabeth (10) Catherine (32) Michelle (76) Lee (31)
Mary (4) Elaine (9) Jean (31) Christine (74) Michelle (30)
Kay (4) Jo (7) Louise (29) Renee (66) Renee (28)
Gail (4) Michelle (7) Nicole (27) Kay (61) C/Katherine (25)
Elaine (4) Rae (7) Jane (27) Catherine (38) Jane (20)
Diane (4) Renee (7) Christine (24) Jean (38) Rae (19)
C/Katherine (4) Denise (5) Kay (22) Rose (35) Jean (18)
Dawn (4) Dawn (22) Dawn (34) Mae (16)
Ellen (4) Margaret (19) Jane (34) Elise (15)
Jane (4) Beth (18) Mary (30) Christine (15)
Kathleen (4) Mary (17) Rae (25) Ashley (14)
Margaret (4) Kathleen (15) Joy (24) Dawn (14)
Diane (15) Elise (23) Mary (14)
Denise (14) Beth (23) Grace (12)
Sue (13) Danielle (22) Margaret (12)
Jo (13) Mae (22) Maria (11)
Elaine (13) Maria (21) Paige (11)
Ruth (12) Diane (20) Victoria (11)
Maria (12) Kathleen (20) Alexis (10)
Lorraine (12) Ruth (20) Rachel (10)
Gail (12) Leann (18) Claire (9)
Ellen (12) Jo (17) Danielle (9)
Noel (11) Margaret (16) Jade (9)
Joy (10) Claire (15) Kate (9)
Danielle (10) Elaine (15) Elaine (8)
Colleen (10) Ashley (14) Anna (8)
Suzanne (9) Gail (14) Joy (8)
Sarah (9) Grace (14) Lauren (8)
Rachel (9) Rachel (14) Rebecca (8)
Patricia (9) Rebecca (14) Alexandra (7)
Brooke (9) Frances (13) Frances (7)
Al/lison (9) Noelle (12) Sue (7)
Rose (8) Patricia (12) Denise (6)
Rebecca (8) Sarah (12) Diane (6)
none (8) Sue (12) Amber (6)
Hope (8) Anna (11) Kay (6)
Frances (8) Ellen (11) Sarah (6)
Victoria (7) Erin (11)
Theresa (7) Lauren (11)
Susan (7) Suzanne (11)
Rae (7) Christina (10)
Heather (7) Denise (10)
Fay (7) Irene (10)
Erin (7) Victoria (10)
Claire (7)

 

Who Respondents Are Named After

Guys (1348 respondents total) Gals (9203 respondents total)
# named for % of total guys # named for % of total gals
aunt 0 0.00% 376 4.09%
brother 4 0.30% 2 0.02%
character from a book or movie 8 0.59% 76 0.83%
combo of more than one name (I.e., JoAnn = grandpa Joe + Grandma Ann) 0 0.00% 33 0.36%
cousin (or parent's cousin) 10 0.74% 61 0.66%
name came to mom/dad in a dream 0 0.00% 3 0.03%
famous person or historical figure 28 2.08% 91 0.99%
father 255 18.92% 129 1.40%
friend of the family 22 1.63% 221 2.40%
godfather 6 0.45% 1 0.00%
godmother 0 0.00% 45 0.49%
grandfather 210 15.58% 70 0.76%
grandmother 27 2.00% 979 10.64%
great-aunt 0 0.00% 114 1.24%
great-uncle 15 1.11% 1 0.00%
great-grandfather 54 4.01% 20 0.22%
great-grandmother 7 0.52% 307 3.34%
name from ethnic heritage 9 0.67% 56 0.61%
named for someone's initials 8 0.59% 50 0.54%
meaning 7 0.52% 95 1.03%
doctor/nurse/midwife who delivered baby 0 0.00% 16 0.17%
mother's first or middle name 11 0.82% 702 7.63%
mother's maiden name 25 1.85% 77 0.84%
name more than one person in the family has (family tradition etc.) 123 9.12% 458 4.98%
other 9 0.67% 22 0.24%
picked out of a name book 1 0.00% 19 0.21%
place with special meaning 0 0.00% 6 0.07%
religious 32 2.37% 65 0.71%
sister 0 0.00% 8 0.09%
song 0 0.00% 12 0.13%
uncle 57 4.23% 27 0.29%
not named after anyone/donít know 30.79% 59.00%

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