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The name Donald is of Scottish Gaelic origin, and means world ruler.  The table below indicates the number of times the name Donald 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 Donald
Use of the Name Donald for Boys During the Last ...
125 Years 50 Years 25 Years 10 Years 5 Years 2 Years 1 Year
1,398,651 471,931 84,435 16,893 6,884 2,526 1,225
The table below indicates the number of times the name Donald 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 Donald
  Used as a Boy Name Used as a Girl Name
Year RankCount RankCount
188024646  
188130728  
188224248  
188320753  
188421560  
188524247  
188622457  
188719860  
188819577  
188918075  
1890130110  
1891136100  
1892123137  
1893105166  
1894106169  
189596203  
189694211  
189792195  
189888240  
189974259  
190079335  
190177250  
190263366  
190360360  
190458413  
190559426  
190651486  
190744615  
190845664  
190942725  
191044857  
1911361,268  
1912282,871  
1913253,701  
1914234,834  
1915207,122  
1916207,745  
1917208,738  
1918189,986  
1919179,901  
19201611,942  
19211313,78198557
19221214,95099956
19231016,420  
19241017,94180885
19251019,173722104
1926920,924611135
1927823,819586145
1928725,677536170
1929727,128519171
1930729,017508174
1931729,024518160
1932729,703588125
1933728,381553132
1934630,375643108
1935729,633614112
1936728,62771188
1937727,83575282
1938726,62379878
1939824,06874884
1940923,08176284
19411022,57691964
19421023,94789776
19431124,31595368
19441123,36399761
19451222,111  
19461326,167  
19471328,175  
19481426,390  
19491327,020  
19501426,961  
19511527,800  
19521428,262  
19531428,267  
19541429,240  
19551427,673  
19561428,159  
19571527,836  
19581824,953  
19591923,874  
19601922,724  
19612221,360  
19622320,416  
19632518,919  
19642518,041  
19652616,036  
19662714,715  
19672714,224  
19682913,378  
19693012,773  
19703012,391  
19713410,860  
1972369,257  
1973388,365  
1974417,760  
1975427,194  
1976476,800  
1977466,862  
1978486,419  
1979516,507  
1980536,267  
1981565,902  
1982585,712  
1983605,325  
1984635,060  
1985664,744  
1986714,655  
1987704,504  
1988754,320  
1989824,319  
1990874,176  
19911023,640  
19921103,269  
19931182,995  
19941322,654  
19951542,256  
19961582,184  
19971731,968  
19981801,859  
19991921,742  
20002171,609  
20012311,465  
20022521,284  
20032521,301  
20042641,225  
Totals:  1,398,651 2,419

During the last 125 years, parents have used Donald 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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