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The table below indicates the number of times the name Jennifer 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 Jennifer
Use of the Name Jennifer for Boys During the Last ...
125 Years 50 Years 25 Years 10 Years 5 Years 2 Years 1 Year
3,831 3,831 1,681 0 0 0 0
The table below indicates the number of times the name Jennifer has been given to baby boys and baby girls each year, from 1880 through 2004.  Jennifer first appeared in the top thousand boy or girl names during 1938, which is the first 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 Jennifer
  Used as a Boy Name Used as a Girl Name
Year RankCount RankCount
1938  98652
1939  89462
1940  691102
1941  604136
1942  525201
1943  400334
1944  262689
1945  200988
1946  1561,724
1947  1452,009
1948  1501,887
1949  1212,617
1950  1182,802
1951  1192,968
1952  1073,526
1953  1153,378
1954  1083,956
1955  1044,131
1956  974,702
1957  865,479
1958  815,877
1959  786,233
1960  617,238
1961  479,258
1962  4110,970
1963  3611,764
1964  3112,961
1965  2015,201
1966  1018,207
1967879671018,236
196889565426,829
196977998333,694
1970752119146,118
1971588196156,741
1972578190163,580
1973532220162,430
1974584185163,071
1975537223158,152
1976573200159,446
1977630179158,909
1978591202156,260
1979595206156,686
1980597210158,357
1981615192157,002
1982638183157,053
1983611196154,316
1984592204150,520
1985697160342,627
1986709162436,155
1987876114432,668
1988891115527,842
1989826145723,999
1990  822,215
1991  820,668
1992  1117,801
1993  1515,735
1994  1713,992
1995  1812,679
1996  1911,723
1997  1811,826
1998  2010,674
1999  2110,598
2000  269,366
2001  268,891
2002  288,514
2003  317,526
2004  386,457
Totals:  3,831 1,428,808

During the last 125 years, parents have used Jennifer 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 Jennifer appears in the top 1,000 boy names only 23 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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