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The name Herbert is of Germanic origin, and means illustrious by reason of an army.  The table below indicates the number of times the name Herbert 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 Herbert
Use of the Name Herbert for Boys During the Last ...
125 Years 50 Years 25 Years 10 Years 5 Years 2 Years 1 Year
225,961 39,204 7,182 1,276 317 0 0
The table below indicates the number of times the name Herbert has been given to baby boys and baby girls each year, from 1880 through 2004.  Herbert 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 Herbert
  Used as a Boy Name Used as a Girl Name
Year RankCount RankCount
188038424  
188140369  
188240431  
188341422  
188446421  
188545388  
188646400  
188741445  
188843485  
188942472  
189042467  
189138501  
189243513  
189341519  
189436585  
189536569  
189634635  
189735565  
189834716  
189933590  
190036752  
190135574  
190236615  
190334667  
190437681  
190537681  
190637689  
190739710  
190836758  
190937830  
191039887  
1911411,124  
1912392,234  
1913392,717  
1914423,246  
1915404,341  
1916404,473  
1917404,731  
1918405,137  
1919404,965  
1920415,259  
1921425,202  
1922405,047  
1923405,088  
1924415,116  
1925424,916  
1926444,940  
1927425,031  
1928258,031  
1929257,844  
1930355,669  
1931414,775  
1932444,362  
1933493,677  
1934573,592  
1935583,435  
1936623,114  
1937653,035  
1938683,011  
1939683,096  
1940752,873  
1941762,956  
1942833,110  
1943863,030  
1944902,776  
1945942,641  
1946972,815  
19471042,845  
19481032,859  
19491082,717  
19501122,627  
19511122,681  
19521152,655  
19531252,614  
19541282,589  
19551292,515  
19561382,380  
19571512,271  
19581582,082  
19591691,839  
19601761,782  
19611821,685  
19621901,579  
19631971,503  
19642011,393  
19651831,378  
19662031,160  
19672011,148  
19682171,058  
19692271,009  
19702291,031  
1971241947  
1972251807  
1973267708  
1974277674  
1975286671  
1976295632  
1977318586  
1978313567  
1979313617  
1980331567  
1981337548  
1982354516  
1983363482  
1984391435  
1985409430  
1986440381  
1987474350  
1988452399  
1989512350  
1990531348  
1991603285  
1992588305  
1993623275  
1994673235  
1995724217  
1996745204  
1997761195  
1998796192  
1999955151  
2000963156  
2001    
2002973161  
Totals:  225,961 0

During the last 125 years, parents have used Herbert 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 Herbert appears in the top 1,000 boy names only 122 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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