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The table below indicates the number of times the name Baby 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 Baby
Use of the Name Baby for Boys During the Last ...
125 Years 50 Years 25 Years 10 Years 5 Years 2 Years 1 Year
5,044 5,044 5,044 2,564 1,237 461 218
The table below indicates the number of times the name Baby has been given to baby boys and baby girls each year, from 1880 through 2004.  Baby first appeared in the top thousand boy or girl names during 1984, which is the first year shown on the table.  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 Baby
  Used as a Boy Name Used as a Girl Name
Year RankCount RankCount
198493688  
198595791  
1986893103  
1987778139  
1988716171  
1989601266834226
1990610271861228
1991569314779262
1992559333725294
1993557331720296
1994525373700299
1995555334689308
1996637264898219
1997677240867235
1998731223900234
1999648266894237
2000645281847261
2001672268900251
2002755227940237
2003737243952245
2004807218  
Totals:  5,044 3,832

During the last 125 years, parents have used Baby as a boy's name about 56% of the time and as a girl's name about 43% of the time.  This name has been considered suitable for either boys or girls.  Cumulative counts and total counts shown on the above tables are significantly lower than actual counts because the name Baby appears in the top 1,000 boy names only 21 times during the last 125 years.

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


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