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The name Dewey is derived from a surname.  The table below indicates the number of times the name Dewey 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 Dewey
Use of the Name Dewey for Boys During the Last ...
125 Years 50 Years 25 Years 10 Years 5 Years 2 Years 1 Year
32,827 6,696 627 0 0 0 0
The table below indicates the number of times the name Dewey has been given to baby boys and baby girls each year, from 1880 through 2004.  Dewey first appeared in the top thousand boy or girl names during 1887, which is the first year shown on the table.  Dewey last appeared in either or both of these name lists during 1986, 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 Dewey
  Used as a Boy Name Used as a Girl Name
Year RankCount RankCount
18879645  
18888387  
188953213  
189046416  
18916569  
18928148  
18937878  
189448617  
189534928  
189622463  
189711115890413
1898191,115305104
18993949963224
190075345  
1901121137  
1902139136  
1903133140  
190418597  
190518499  
190621483  
190720793  
190820699  
190922791  
191026585  
1911249107  
1912275167  
1913303173  
1914317205  
1915301286  
1916267358  
1917246416  
1918223558  
1919207603  
1920208619  
1921182766  
1922193718  
1923185763  
1924186768  
1925181797  
1926188764  
1927196724  
1928202676  
1929208628  
1930206648  
1931211597  
1932212584  
1933221518  
1934228508  
1935231502  
1936229498  
1937240482  
1938238499  
1939241479  
1940228543  
1941256477  
1942265504  
1943248565  
1944214645  
1945271480  
1946281519  
1947293553  
1948267611  
1949317457  
1950338394  
1951332420  
1952341419  
1953352391  
1954364391  
1955362401  
1956382389  
1957408364  
1958432327  
1959441327  
1960454315  
1961466302  
1962476279  
1963460293  
1964473280  
1965474271  
1966493236  
1967522205  
1968501226  
1969532218  
1970533228  
1971539220  
1972591182  
1973654149  
1974639159  
1975631164  
1976722135  
1977719139  
1978772119  
1979728141  
1980758134  
1981863105  
1982854108  
198388399  
198491193  
1985    
198698088  
Totals:  32,827 141

During the last 125 years, parents have used Dewey 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 somewhat lower than actual counts because the name Dewey appears in the top 1,000 boy names only 99 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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