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The name Junior is of English origin, and is a nickname for a boy who has the same name as his father.  The table below indicates the number of times the name Junior 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 Junior
Use of the Name Junior for Boys During the Last ...
125 Years 50 Years 25 Years 10 Years 5 Years 2 Years 1 Year
36,147 8,131 4,571 2,522 1,459 618 310
The table below indicates the number of times the name Junior has been given to baby boys and baby girls each year, from 1880 through 2004.  Junior first appeared in the top thousand boy or girl names during 1882, 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 Junior
  Used as a Boy Name Used as a Girl Name
Year RankCount RankCount
18826749  
1883    
1884    
18858047  
1886    
1887    
18888727  
1889    
1890    
1891    
189266311  
18938737  
1894    
1895    
189670311  
18978298  
18989437  
18997539  
190066615  
190157813  
190260314  
19038219  
190470812  
190555818  
190655518  
190765216  
190848127  
190960220  
191045836  
191151733  
191253556  
191352967  
191450296  
1915453148  
1916393200  
1917335267  
1918270391  
1919235505  
1920193703  
1921165882  
19221491,026  
19231391,174  
19241211,494  
19251161,540  
19261171,589  
19271191,585  
19281211,481  
19291191,446  
19301351,317  
19311501,069  
19321451,115  
1933168814  
1934172810  
1935189682  
1936194633  
1937211568  
1938236510  
1939247469  
1940271430  
1941294391  
1942295420  
1943303414  
1944304389  
1945299400  
1946345350  
1947347386  
1948375325  
1949396286  
1950413267  
1951413270  
1952436258  
1953467226  
1954447260  
1955484229  
1956500228  
1957498244  
1958544201  
1959582183  
1960556202  
1961570191  
1962584178  
1963624157  
1964601174  
1965622149  
1966642134  
1967712109  
1968735104  
1969678135  
1970799103  
1971767114  
197287784  
1973791101  
197487485  
197592279  
1976828102  
1977853101  
197895782  
197992291  
1980801120  
1981850107  
1982765131  
1983844107  
1984877101  
1985855111  
1986849114  
1987796135  
1988796142  
1989845141  
1990831152  
1991822158  
1992780179  
1993814169  
1994786182  
1995714222  
1996733209  
1997729213  
1998751213  
1999773206  
2000676263  
2001675268  
2002631310  
2003647308  
2004649310  
Totals:  36,147 0

During the last 125 years, parents have used Junior 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 Junior appears in the top 1,000 boy names only 114 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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