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The table below indicates the number of times the name Karen 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 Karen
Use of the Name Karen for Boys During the Last ...
125 Years 50 Years 25 Years 10 Years 5 Years 2 Years 1 Year
1,288 966 0 0 0 0 0
The table below indicates the number of times the name Karen has been given to baby boys and baby girls each year, from 1880 through 2004.  Karen first appeared in the top thousand boy or girl names during 1881, 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 Karen
  Used as a Boy Name Used as a Girl Name
Year RankCount RankCount
1881  7866
1882    
1883    
1884    
1885  71510
1886  8029
1887  8239
1888    
1889  87210
1890  70715
1891    
1892  98510
1893    
1894  92412
1895    
1896    
1897    
1898    
1899    
1900    
1901    
1902    
1903    
1904    
1905    
1906  94016
1907    
1908    
1909    
1910    
1911    
1912  96628
1913    
1914    
1915    
1916    
1917    
1918  96656
1919    
1920    
1921    
1922    
1923    
1924  98760
1925    
1926  94463
1927    
1928  81778
1929  79279
1930  684101
1931  534154
1932  366305
1933  283454
1934  257589
1935  1721,096
1936  1321,721
1937  1132,231
1938  504,508
1939  395,545
1940  347,287
1941969441910,828
1942802651615,391
1943899551516,796
1944927481615,925
1945870521615,692
1946  1519,618
1947  1321,619
1948  1221,965
1949  1122,438
1950  1224,133
1951  827,953
1952  828,962
195394158929,808
1954  832,444
1955  833,192
195688272740,039
195786376540,582
195893666438,439
195984381436,758
196089472436,375
196185779534,668
196288974435,172
196383083432,487
196478991430,229
196582281332,875
196691663525,438
196799054621,544
1968  919,557
1969891741317,620
1970  1216,703
1971  1514,214
1972  2111,197
1973  239,366
1974  268,648
1975  278,162
1976  317,496
1977  327,434
1978  396,366
1979  465,601
1980  545,049
1981  644,534
1982  694,142
1983  773,785
1984  813,535
1985  873,133
1986  1002,791
1987  1072,577
1988  1122,560
1989  1112,750
1990  1202,706
1991  1222,595
1992  1222,754
1993  1162,807
1994  1282,481
1995  1412,274
1996  1342,395
1997  1432,221
1998  1522,065
1999  1482,168
2000  1542,164
2001  1482,181
2002  1502,212
2003  1412,321
2004  1542,143
Totals:  1,288 968,529

During the last 125 years, parents have used Karen 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 Karen appears in the top 1,000 boy names only 19 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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