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The table below indicates the number of times the name Kay 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 Kay
Use of the Name Kay for Boys During the Last ...
125 Years 50 Years 25 Years 10 Years 5 Years 2 Years 1 Year
2,767 0 0 0 0 0 0
The table below indicates the number of times the name Kay has been given to baby boys and baby girls each year, from 1880 through 2004.  Kay first appeared in the top thousand boy or girl names during 1885, which is the first year shown on the table.  Kay last appeared in either or both of these name lists during 1984, 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 Kay
  Used as a Boy Name Used as a Girl Name
Year RankCount RankCount
1885  9876
1886    
1887    
18889906  
1889    
1890    
1891    
1892    
1893  75116
1894  82614
1895    
1896  92713
1897  84615
1898  94214
1899  65423
1900  71426
1901  69422
1902  65926
1903  53437
1904  53239
1905  48549
1906  54642
1907  49353
1908  41875
1909  40183
1910  381106
1911  386110
1912  386143
1913  381159
1914  361215
1915  388241
191694346380271
1917  375283
191887858368311
1919  355328
192083765370314
192190560382303
192287263391281
192369986395286
192475778394303
192581367439248
192671978460223
1927632100420268
192869584463223
192968980448218
1930588105358352
1931522123259560
1932523123240657
1933480136200864
19344491591431,428
19354661491341,647
1936483137982,408
1937506129793,003
1938532120813,115
1939512123763,257
1940521125773,196
194162094703,536
194266295753,623
194364199813,490
194475668883,165
194589051913,054
1946  1013,355
1947900601043,518
1948  1132,938
1949  1192,755
1950  1232,624
1951  1202,956
1952  1322,775
1953  1462,466
1954  1462,504
1955  1572,321
1956  1542,393
1957  1632,357
1958  1692,239
1959  1822,001
1960  1921,927
1961  1921,953
1962  1971,876
1963  2121,608
1964  2431,302
1965  2711,021
1966  294858
1967  328710
1968  352638
1969  433499
1970  455478
1971  501378
1972  619252
1973  582272
1974  637240
1975  720206
1976  753192
1977  773195
1978  916155
1979  943156
1980  974152
1981  912164
1982  979151
1983  972150
1984  998145
Totals:  2,767 95,622

During the last 125 years, parents have used Kay as a boy's name about 2% of the time and more frequently (about 97% of the time) as a girl's name.  Cumulative counts and total counts shown on the above tables are somewhat lower than actual counts because the name Kay appears in the top 1,000 boy names only 30 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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