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The name Keith is of Scottish origin, and means forest.  The table below indicates the number of times the name Keith 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 Keith
Use of the Name Keith for Boys During the Last ...
125 Years 50 Years 25 Years 10 Years 5 Years 2 Years 1 Year
422,459 334,852 87,817 16,944 6,866 2,600 1,297
The table below indicates the number of times the name Keith has been given to baby boys and baby girls each year, from 1880 through 2004.  Keith first appeared in the top thousand boy or girl names during 1888, 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 Keith
  Used as a Boy Name Used as a Girl Name
Year RankCount RankCount
18888737  
18899316  
18908487  
1891    
18929107  
189355813  
189465411  
1895    
189657314  
18978947  
18989457  
189953214  
190063816  
190152015  
190248220  
190346121  
190455117  
190535035  
190639231  
190731845  
190835142  
190936642  
191040943  
191135660  
1912273169  
1913261212  
1914251291  
1915233425  
1916224477  
1917216515  
1918214585  
1919194655  
1920174801  
1921153997  
1922160979  
19231451,108  
19241501,064  
19251451,138  
19261481,126  
19271411,231  
19281391,225  
19291381,242  
19301301,351  
19311231,370  
19321301,315  
19331271,311  
19341251,353  
19351251,367  
19361211,403  
19371231,341  
19381201,539  
19391171,503  
19401251,515  
19411191,655  
19421211,792  
19431082,368  
19441042,285  
19451082,161  
1946962,851  
1947913,682  
1948893,641  
1949843,877  
1950784,572  
1951605,759  
1952497,158  
1953477,371  
1954458,347  
19553910,391  
19563611,461  
19573612,424  
19583711,885  
19593911,748  
19603512,186  
19613512,270  
19623611,608  
19633312,233  
19643411,644  
19653510,680  
19663211,608  
19673410,990  
1968359,850  
1969369,445  
1970389,604  
1971379,835  
1972389,143  
1973418,153  
1974447,380  
1975496,819  
1976486,747  
1977486,594  
1978496,163  
1979526,174  
1980565,884  
1981585,613  
1982595,612  
1983615,316  
1984615,317  
1985645,209  
1986665,036  
1987694,773  
1988704,940  
1989704,888  
1990804,486  
1991894,126  
19921023,625  
19931093,267  
19941262,781  
19951422,454  
19961592,181  
19971691,999  
19981901,783  
19992061,661  
20002221,518  
20012371,427  
20022481,321  
20032511,303  
20042501,297  
Totals:  422,459 0

During the last 125 years, parents have used Keith 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 Keith appears in the top 1,000 boy names only 115 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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