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The name David is of Hebrew origin, and means beloved.  The table below indicates the number of times the name David 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 David
Use of the Name David for Boys During the Last ...
125 Years 50 Years 25 Years 10 Years 5 Years 2 Years 1 Year
3,423,396 2,324,870 729,798 202,683 93,888 36,461 18,014
The table below indicates the number of times the name David 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 David
  Used as a Boy Name Used as a Girl Name
Year RankCount RankCount
1880188719774
188118751  
188219838  
1883207368436
188421762  
188522712  
188624674  
1887226758079
188821801  
188922757  
189026731  
189126673  
189224813  
189327725  
189429730  
189532708  
189627767  
189729731  
189830815  
189932648  
190032897  
190130673  
190230761  
190333716  
190431818  
190532839  
190631877  
190731947  
1908301,018  
1909291,095  
1910301,259  
1911271,552  
1912292,857  
1913293,281  
1914294,246  
1915315,399  
1916285,817  
1917286,102  
1918286,635  
1919276,731  
1920257,438  
1921257,777  
1922257,852  
1923248,223  
1924238,765  
1925228,914  
1926229,03299956
1927219,42098660
1928199,96389667
19291711,29082074
19301512,25375187
19311311,76692756
19321212,12094356
19331311,98584363
19341213,98577775
19351115,65789460
19361017,47695152
1937820,96782070
1938822,98289263
1939725,37370693
1940727,67076084
1941730,48872595
1942635,903701113
1943637,109741110
1944637,245758101
1945637,09379190
1946646,261819102
1947657,620823113
1948556,513775122
1949659,460804116
1950560,694730137
1951564,58492499
1952571,746761137
1953575,976742151
1954579,488756151
1955286,072784151
1956481,527784158
1957382,235772168
1958282,507691205
1959283,888649239
1960185,884685221
1961284,666676235
1962281,241579290
1963378,457658235
1964374,994647250
1965367,848667218
1966266,372627232
1967266,748559282
1968263,669593263
1969263,675576294
1970361,683604289
1971353,059638259
1972446,314641238
1973541,059663224
1974441,739650234
1975539,118646237
1976439,236671227
1977440,476647251
1978440,607656245
1979441,998618284
1980441,825623293
1981540,569737223
1982540,369703249
1983439,127566321
1984538,414706235
1985638,457640291
1986537,055671273
1987536,723715254
1988635,227746250
1989535,170  
1990633,680  
1991830,367  
19921028,356  
19931126,966  
19941324,810  
19951622,978  
19961322,950  
19971421,818  
19981320,802  
19991620,247  
20001619,664  
20011219,231  
20021318,532  
20031418,447  
20041418,014  
Totals:  3,423,396 10,990

During the last 125 years, parents have used David 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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