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The name Hector is of Greek origin, and means holding fast.  The table below indicates the number of times the name Hector 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 Hector
Use of the Name Hector for Boys During the Last ...
125 Years 50 Years 25 Years 10 Years 5 Years 2 Years 1 Year
80,130 70,107 44,276 19,205 9,776 3,967 1,979
The table below indicates the number of times the name Hector 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 Hector
  Used as a Boy Name Used as a Girl Name
Year RankCount RankCount
188047315  
18818206  
18828856  
188361510  
188458611  
18856699  
18868986  
18877867  
188845318  
18898427  
18909376  
189150913  
189253015  
18939606  
18947589  
18959297  
189665512  
189756614  
189871710  
189959512  
190056919  
1901    
1902    
190371411  
190454817  
190572312  
190672912  
190764716  
190869415  
190964218  
191071818  
191149935  
191256551  
191362251  
191467457  
1915539107  
191661192  
191764386  
191865589  
1919590105  
1920557123  
1921548130  
1922582122  
1923558125  
1924536139  
1925519139  
1926504144  
1927450184  
1928439186  
1929425193  
1930420196  
1931409189  
1932425174  
1933390196  
1934406185  
1935417176  
1936437165  
1937453154  
1938419185  
1939433172  
1940422191  
1941441176  
1942444196  
1943395238  
1944386243  
1945376251  
1946373302  
1947378331  
1948325426  
1949314460  
1950314474  
1951279587  
1952286589  
1953279628  
1954277644  
1955249790  
1956256796  
1957265805  
1958268844  
1959265912  
1960269877  
1961265886  
1962254920  
1963248965  
1964250938  
1965234970  
1966231933  
1967233933  
19682201,035  
19692151,126  
19702201,122  
19712041,170  
19722041,117  
19731911,190  
19741851,211  
19751821,243  
19761821,251  
19772001,140  
19781911,239  
19791671,418  
19801691,447  
19811791,404  
19821721,519  
19831841,365  
19841881,325  
19851781,493  
19861821,464  
19871721,590  
19881701,646  
19891671,795  
19901561,976  
19911582,037  
19921562,016  
19931592,023  
19941611,971  
19951751,875  
19961731,961  
19971791,870  
19981851,812  
19991831,911  
20001851,977  
20011931,902  
20021941,930  
20031891,988  
20041911,979  
Totals:  80,130 0

During the last 125 years, parents have used Hector 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 Hector 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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