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The name Kirk is of Norwegian origin, and means church.  The table below indicates the number of times the name Kirk 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 Kirk
Use of the Name Kirk for Boys During the Last ...
125 Years 50 Years 25 Years 10 Years 5 Years 2 Years 1 Year
65,095 55,931 11,653 1,909 527 0 0
The table below indicates the number of times the name Kirk has been given to baby boys and baby girls each year, from 1880 through 2004.  Kirk last appeared in the top thousand boy or girl names during 2002, 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 Kirk
  Used as a Boy Name Used as a Girl Name
Year RankCount RankCount
18808746  
1881    
188262410  
1883    
18847318  
18856759  
1886    
1887    
18888747  
1889    
1890    
18918107  
189262212  
18939756  
1894    
1895    
1896    
1897    
18989467  
1899    
1900    
190166411  
190277410  
1903    
19048489  
190581910  
1906    
1907    
1908    
190986812  
191090513  
1911    
1912    
1913    
1914    
191599041  
1916    
1917    
1918    
1919    
1920    
1921    
1922    
1923    
192499850  
1925    
1926    
1927    
1928    
1929    
1930    
1931    
1932    
1933    
193480160  
193579960  
193684153  
193771072  
193867081  
1939564103  
1940504132  
1941468161  
1942469173  
1943436207  
1944405220  
1945412213  
1946405247  
1947379331  
1948369339  
1949241729  
19501991,029  
1951204998  
19521991,119  
19531971,233  
19541901,376  
19551721,635  
19561621,891  
19571552,177  
19581472,330  
19591442,409  
19601422,447  
19611402,512  
19621392,550  
19631382,480  
19641472,233  
19651522,054  
19661541,843  
19671431,991  
19681432,014  
19691472,074  
19701581,918  
19711591,748  
19721801,349  
19731881,212  
19741961,120  
1975214998  
1976228893  
1977238879  
1978272715  
1979261806  
1980272784  
1981286716  
1982301662  
1983311633  
1984295689  
1985298682  
1986315642  
1987297723  
1988289800  
1989291843  
1990347696  
1991405562  
1992430515  
1993500416  
1994519381  
1995579313  
1996595302  
1997581317  
1998719230  
1999737220  
2000848188  
2001883178  
2002974161  
Totals:  65,095 0

During the last 125 years, parents have used Kirk 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 somewhat lower than actual counts because the name Kirk appears in the top 1,000 boy names only 86 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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