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The name Dave is a diminutive form of David.  The table below indicates the number of times the name Dave 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 Dave
Use of the Name Dave for Boys During the Last ...
125 Years 50 Years 25 Years 10 Years 5 Years 2 Years 1 Year
61,616 31,197 2,009 0 0 0 0
The table below indicates the number of times the name Dave has been given to baby boys and baby girls each year, from 1880 through 2004.  Dave last appeared in the top thousand boy or girl names during 1993, the last 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 Dave
  Used as a Boy Name Used as a Girl Name
Year RankCount RankCount
18801021319764
188195135  
18821061399395
1883101135  
188497159  
1885109128  
1886112139  
1887120111  
1888114146  
1889120116  
1890110152  
1891113124  
1892122138  
1893134113  
1894121129  
1895120139  
1896141118  
1897134121  
1898140127  
1899133120  
1900135166  
1901149106  
1902157112  
190318588  
1904177102  
1905150137  
190618598  
1907193107  
1908184116  
1909208102  
1910169177  
1911219135  
1912233222  
1913235249  
1914265268  
1915293295  
1916281330  
1917290322  
1918286359  
1919280358  
1920292372  
1921332320  
1922319324  
1923325320  
1924310341  
1925300362  
1926301356  
1927297373  
1928309325  
1929303331  
1930308338  
1931282385  
1932277388  
1933272372  
1934251459  
1935247468  
1936220528  
1937205592  
1938202627  
1939194665  
1940186767  
1941175866  
19421641,052  
19431661,089  
19441631,126  
19451641,078  
19461601,395  
19471551,687  
19481611,498  
19491821,165  
1950216871  
1951245747  
1952243768  
1953246762  
1954241833  
19552231,048  
19562001,356  
19571542,178  
19581262,954  
19591193,309  
19601223,046  
19611302,793  
19621452,363  
19631611,997  
19641791,534  
19652111,157  
1966240867  
1967258772  
1968284668  
1969327559  
1970354523  
1971400409  
1972448313  
1973502243  
1974524228  
1975590187  
1976609180  
1977609189  
1978660161  
1979686154  
1980684160  
1981659170  
1982666172  
1983714145  
1984704152  
1985728146  
1986769139  
1987804133  
1988743162  
1989898127  
1990915126  
1991910133  
1992979122  
1993976122  
Totals:  61,616 9

During the last 125 years, parents have used Dave as a boy's name about 99% of the time and less frequently (about 0% of the time) as a girl's name.  Cumulative counts and total counts shown on the above tables are slightly lower than actual counts because the name Dave appears in the top 1,000 boy names only 114 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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