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The table below indicates the number of times the name Gay 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 Gay
Use of the Name Gay for Boys During the Last ...
125 Years 50 Years 25 Years 10 Years 5 Years 2 Years 1 Year
97 0 0 0 0 0 0
The table below indicates the number of times the name Gay has been given to baby boys and baby girls each year, from 1880 through 2004.  Gay first appeared in the top thousand boy or girl names during 1883, which is the first year shown on the table.  Gay last appeared in either or both of these name lists during 1969, 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 Gay
  Used as a Boy Name Used as a Girl Name
Year RankCount RankCount
18839515  
1884    
1885    
18868926  
1887  75910
1888777870014
1889  77012
1890773867716
1891889681312
1892  69618
1893  72817
1894898772417
1895    
1896929782216
1897  90913
1898  89815
1899893761026
1900  87419
1901  93613
1902  85517
1903  82018
1904  91816
1905  98215
1906  97715
1907  75325
1908  89320
1909  80126
1910  84826
1911  90923
1912    
1913  91234
1914  92541
1915  85259
1916  82068
1917  80773
1918  87867
1919  84668
1920  98156
1921    
1922    
1923  88769
1924  99759
1925  82182
1926  80482
1927  81181
1928  75489
1929  650115
1930  546155
1931  500166
1932  448217
1933  429227
1934  427236
1935  396265
1936  353320
1937  344340
1938  363323
1939  347338
1940  378307
194198343341368
1942  356387
1943  315485
1944  343397
1945  346393
1946  335488
1947  340541
1948  360471
1949  357487
1950  358483
1951  344538
1952  319642
1953  350577
1954  338634
1955  396494
1956  391526
1957  373585
1958  425488
1959  362682
1960  380627
1961  395595
1962  460447
1963  498380
1964  526350
1965  544303
1966  620235
1967  735177
1968  762170
1969  944127
Totals:  97 17,433

During the last 125 years, parents have used Gay as a boy's name about 0% of the time and more frequently (about 99% of the time) as a girl's name.  Cumulative counts and total counts shown on the above tables are significantly lower than actual counts because the name Gay appears in the top 1,000 boy names only 9 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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