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The name Don is a diminutive form of Donald.  The table below indicates the number of times the name Don 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 Don
Use of the Name Don for Boys During the Last ...
125 Years 50 Years 25 Years 10 Years 5 Years 2 Years 1 Year
164,790 54,832 8,147 1,649 530 0 0
The table below indicates the number of times the name Don has been given to baby boys and baby girls each year, from 1880 through 2004.  Don last appeared in the top thousand boy or girl names during 2002, 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 Don
  Used as a Boy Name Used as a Girl Name
Year RankCount RankCount
188028434  
188132026  
188225146  
188320354  
188425147  
188528235  
188621562  
188725639  
188824550  
188920762  
189021261  
189123348  
189221169  
189321364  
189420372  
189519178  
189622166  
189724949  
189825249  
189920265  
190022081  
190125148  
190220079  
190322864  
190421276  
190520785  
190620387  
190722881  
1908193107  
1909197110  
1910191140  
1911184167  
1912176331  
1913176389  
1914173518  
1915156747  
1916160744  
1917166758  
1918153932  
1919145956  
19201481,018  
19211361,170  
19221361,186  
19231301,290  
19241251,447  
19251041,670  
1926961,958  
1927902,302  
1928842,377  
1929782,521  
1930682,923  
1931593,170  
1932553,452  
1933543,452  
1934503,920  
1935523,912  
1936513,825  
1937523,808  
1938523,903  
1939563,588  
1940623,557  
1941673,514  
1942713,566  
1943713,805  
1944753,563  
1945733,485  
1946794,090  
1947864,005  
1948913,516  
1949983,058  
19501072,699  
19511172,612  
19521202,567  
19531202,709  
19541202,744  
19551252,639  
19561232,890  
19571173,344  
19581123,581  
19591113,628  
19601153,444  
19611213,148  
19621232,902  
19631342,529  
19641412,303  
19651571,912  
19661651,649  
19671761,469  
19681831,404  
19691941,350  
19702031,276  
19712141,092  
1972223977  
1973237892  
1974250800  
1975258764  
1976268719  
1977268732  
1978305587  
1979303654  
1980322596  
1981298652  
1982342548  
1983366477  
1984374471  
1985380473  
1986392464  
1987410452  
1988424452  
1989483393  
1990552333  
1991537354  
1992602293  
1993588307  
1994678233  
1995596299  
1996694232  
1997766194  
1998764207  
1999814187  
2000827193  
2001871183  
20021000154  
Totals:  164,790 0

During the last 125 years, parents have used Don as a boy's name nearly 100% of the time and hardly ever as a girl's name.  Cumulative counts and total counts shown on the above tables are slightly lower than actual counts because the name Don appears in the top 1,000 boy names only 123 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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