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The name Joel is of Hebrew origin, and means Yahweh is God.  The table below indicates the number of times the name Joel 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 Joel
Use of the Name Joel for Boys During the Last ...
125 Years 50 Years 25 Years 10 Years 5 Years 2 Years 1 Year
225,522 180,846 93,356 31,530 16,104 6,412 3,188
The table below indicates the number of times the name Joel 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 Joel
  Used as a Boy Name Used as a Girl Name
Year RankCount RankCount
188026341  
188119857  
188222354  
188321351  
188422156  
188521556  
188624649  
188722948  
188825348  
188927837  
189028737  
189130031  
189229439  
189324052  
189426644  
189529837  
189630837  
189733431  
189826048  
189928637  
190038035  
190130734  
190231538  
190334432  
190429843  
190528948  
190629249  
190728754  
190833945  
190932850  
191033455  
191135959  
1912330130  
1913312166  
1914323199  
1915313272  
1916308284  
1917301308  
1918294348  
1919279359  
1920307349  
1921280394  
1922296365  
1923304348  
1924295377  
1925294381  
1926291380  
1927286388  
1928277420  
1929272416  
1930263454  
1931242477  
1932207625  
1933185663  
1934171810  
1935157920  
19361471,056  
19371401,116  
19381341,258  
19391361,293  
19401401,281  
19411421,339  
19421341,599  
19431281,731  
19441251,709  
19451331,600  
19461271,990  
19471332,138  
19481372,014  
19491391,980  
19501302,047  
19511292,147  
19521312,225  
19531342,297  
19541272,591  
19551212,792  
19561063,437  
19571053,587  
19581203,225  
19591163,457  
19601103,710  
19611103,506  
19621123,309  
19631103,232  
19641103,138  
19651142,860  
19661023,226  
1967903,474  
1968803,676  
1969813,671  
1970823,836  
1971863,494  
1972763,535  
1973733,572  
1974753,483  
1975743,722  
1976723,719  
1977733,812  
1978743,806  
1979714,211  
1980664,561  
1981654,540  
1982694,435  
1983674,333  
1984664,520  
1985674,616  
1986724,505  
1987754,134  
1988853,931  
1989883,939  
1990953,994  
19911003,753  
19921003,655  
19931013,551  
19941083,359  
19951203,097  
19961242,998  
19971262,985  
19981183,164  
19991133,182  
20001123,362  
20011263,155  
20021233,175  
20031233,224  
20041253,188  
Totals:  225,522 0

During the last 125 years, parents have used Joel as a boy's name nearly 100% of the time and hardly ever as a girl's name. 

See the Social Security card applications information for qualifiers about the data shown on this page.


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