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The name Homer is of Greek origin, and means hostage.  The table below indicates the number of times the name Homer 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 Homer
Use of the Name Homer for Boys During the Last ...
125 Years 50 Years 25 Years 10 Years 5 Years 2 Years 1 Year
59,374 6,121 290 0 0 0 0
The table below indicates the number of times the name Homer has been given to baby boys and baby girls each year, from 1880 through 2004.  Homer last appeared in the top thousand boy or girl names during 1983, 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 Homer
  Used as a Boy Name Used as a Girl Name
Year RankCount RankCount
188076205  
188177181  
188285190  
188376210  
188479216  
188576228  
188680223  
188770248  
188876256  
188973255  
189077223  
189174230  
189268302  
189364293  
189473273  
189567296  
189679258  
189770278  
189885245  
189982239  
190080326  
190174257  
190280269  
190383257  
190487256  
190576318  
190686267  
190784312  
190880340  
190992313  
191097348  
191196416  
191298794  
191396986  
19141011,152  
1915981,493  
19161031,505  
19171021,549  
19181011,679  
19191041,544  
1920991,727  
19211051,654  
19221061,633  
19231151,539  
19241091,653  
19251151,540  
19261231,501  
19271291,367  
19281331,315  
19291411,203  
19301461,166  
19311441,102  
19321491,051  
1933150969  
1934160925  
1935170825  
1936166828  
1937165890  
1938171850  
1939181783  
1940185776  
1941189769  
1942201784  
1943201800  
1944202736  
1945216639  
1946256593  
1947267634  
1948265619  
1949276589  
1950287552  
1951299533  
1952305543  
1953322477  
1954334458  
1955356410  
1956345468  
1957381410  
1958402375  
1959411370  
1960449325  
1961449322  
1962449312  
1963507252  
1964486262  
1965500233  
1966507223  
1967570174  
1968542193  
1969562194  
1970604181  
1971606189  
1972670143  
1973733119  
1974677144  
1975786111  
1976791110  
1977810111  
1978856101  
197987699  
1980861106  
198190098  
1982    
198394786  
Totals:  59,374 0

During the last 125 years, parents have used Homer 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 Homer appears in the top 1,000 boy names only 103 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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