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The name Liam is of Irish origin, and is an alternate form of William.  The table below indicates the number of times the name Liam 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 Liam
Use of the Name Liam for Boys During the Last ...
125 Years 50 Years 25 Years 10 Years 5 Years 2 Years 1 Year
30,456 30,456 29,867 26,450 16,485 7,322 3,768
The table below indicates the number of times the name Liam has been given to baby boys and baby girls each year, from 1880 through 2004.  Liam first appeared in the top thousand boy or girl names during 1967, 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 Liam
  Used as a Boy Name Used as a Girl Name
Year RankCount RankCount
196794558  
1968    
1969    
1970    
1971    
1972    
1973    
197496572  
197594076  
197699770  
197787394  
1978820108  
1979830111  
1980843110  
1981795121  
1982701154  
1983719144  
1984729142  
1985734145  
1986739150  
1987754147  
1988723169  
1989672222  
1990604275  
1991619271  
1992593301  
1993515399  
1994360667  
19952401,203  
19961841,744  
19971622,109  
19981552,205  
19991412,704  
20001402,776  
20011303,021  
20021133,366  
20031143,554  
20041123,768  
Totals:  30,456 0

During the last 125 years, parents have used Liam 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 Liam appears in the top 1,000 boy names only 32 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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