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The name Clay is a diminutive form of Clayton.  The table below indicates the number of times the name Clay 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 Clay
Use of the Name Clay for Boys During the Last ...
125 Years 50 Years 25 Years 10 Years 5 Years 2 Years 1 Year
32,680 25,593 12,508 5,929 2,703 894 377
The table below indicates the number of times the name Clay 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 Clay
  Used as a Boy Name Used as a Girl Name
Year RankCount RankCount
188040618  
188133324  
188243817  
188333125  
188430732  
188542518  
188632128  
188734123  
188832431  
188932429  
189030332  
189157111  
189239423  
189330033  
189427142  
189531833  
189635330  
189737525  
189829040  
189938523  
190034041  
190140921  
190233933  
190337027  
190435432  
190535534  
190634636  
190740931  
190841433  
190942035  
191053928  
191139552  
191245575  
191345989  
1914466108  
1915486131  
1916496132  
1917512126  
1918495146  
1919521130  
1920494149  
1921497155  
1922443189  
1923520137  
1924508151  
1925507143  
1926533130  
1927486155  
1928521134  
1929569109  
1930525129  
1931540116  
1932520124  
1933530115  
1934550115  
1935549109  
1936509124  
1937533118  
1938546113  
1939516122  
1940511128  
1941575106  
1942549125  
1943566125  
1944588109  
194561796  
1946611111  
1947556147  
1948506169  
1949494179  
1950497181  
1951448223  
1952427267  
1953428268  
1954390339  
1955350425  
1956340484  
1957314591  
1958284715  
1959275829  
1960266901  
1961261895  
1962287707  
1963305655  
1964329571  
1965369440  
1966395360  
1967402363  
1968393390  
1969379431  
1970378457  
1971353520  
1972374439  
1973355470  
1974373421  
1975364453  
1976368431  
1977378425  
1978401367  
1979429345  
1980445348  
1981455332  
1982457345  
1983426370  
1984426379  
1985416418  
1986426408  
1987402467  
1988408487  
1989443452  
1990444495  
1991461464  
1992483433  
1993443494  
1994354687  
1995341716  
1996370646  
1997379642  
1998394620  
1999402602  
2000397641  
2001427573  
2002418595  
2003479517  
2004585377  
Totals:  32,680 0

During the last 125 years, parents have used Clay as a boy's name nearly 100% of the time and hardly ever 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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