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The name Arthur is of Celtic origin, and means bear or rock.  The table below indicates the number of times the name Arthur has been given to baby boys in recent years.  The last 125 years refers to 1880 through 2004; last year refers to 2004.  The rank and count values are based on U.S. Social Security Administration counts for the one thousand most popular names given to baby boys in each of these years. 

Cumulative Usage Chart for the Name Arthur
Use of the Name Arthur for Boys During the Last ...
125 Years 50 Years 25 Years 10 Years 5 Years 2 Years 1 Year
513,855 124,413 32,709 9,134 4,194 1,567 777
The table below indicates the number of times the name Arthur has been given to baby boys and baby girls each year, from 1880 through 2004.  A blank entry indicates that the name did not rank among the top one thousand names given to boys or girls, respectively, during the specified year.

Yearly Usage Chart for the Name Arthur
  Used as a Boy Name Used as a Girl Name
Year RankCount RankCount
1880141,5998435
1881141,5759594
1882141,6869185
1883141,5919335
1884141,6908607
1885151,51669910
1886141,6568368
1887141,4897989
1888141,7109658
1889141,6689099
1890141,610  
1891141,514  
1892141,768  
1893141,63596210
1894141,713  
1895141,666  
1896141,821  
1897141,649  
1898141,619  
1899141,35798811
1900151,85792217
1901141,329  
1902151,486  
1903151,434  
1904151,497  
1905161,504  
1906151,485  
1907161,552  
1908161,599  
1909181,661  
1910171,938  
1911182,370  
1912154,674  
1913175,416  
1914186,636  
1915188,564  
1916188,919  
1917179,284  
19181710,11789364
1919199,53993357
19201810,24590764
19211910,519  
19221910,121  
1923199,93199257
19242010,172  
1925209,97084677
1926209,43883178
1927229,34180881
1928228,86973693
1929228,45073490
1930238,25078580
1931237,52281170
1932256,90096554
1933256,511  
1934296,44394853
1935296,535  
1936306,25693154
1937316,31790957
1938326,515  
1939326,369  
1940336,505  
1941336,731  
1942298,025  
1943307,759  
1944297,216  
1945346,795  
1946367,506  
1947388,261  
1948447,530  
1949447,479  
1950467,149  
1951447,353  
1952477,248  
1953506,980  
1954526,838  
1955566,579  
1956606,266  
1957656,054  
1958725,654  
1959765,472  
1960825,202  
1961854,810  
1962914,432  
1963914,267  
1964894,153  
1965963,771  
1966963,483  
1967943,301  
1968983,038  
1969973,135  
19701112,981  
19711172,814  
19721192,395  
19731192,204  
19741272,069  
19751282,024  
19761371,901  
19771341,972  
19781411,865  
19791431,862  
19801471,817  
19811511,797  
19821571,791  
19831571,742  
19841591,696  
19851581,710  
19861701,565  
19871771,554  
19881821,547  
19891891,531  
19901961,539  
19912121,472  
19922181,411  
19932341,240  
19942471,163  
19952541,108  
19962761,009  
1997287972  
1998290980  
1999320871  
2000316909  
2001319876  
2002327842  
2003352790  
2004357777  
Totals:  513,855 1,137

During the last 125 years, parents have used Arthur as a boy's name about 99% of the time and less frequently (about 0% of the time) as a girl's name. 

See the Social Security card applications information for qualifiers about the data shown on this page.


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