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The name Lincoln is of English origin, and means town by a pool.  The table below indicates the number of times the name Lincoln 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 Lincoln
Use of the Name Lincoln for Boys During the Last ...
125 Years 50 Years 25 Years 10 Years 5 Years 2 Years 1 Year
12,155 7,430 4,456 2,579 1,704 820 413
The table below indicates the number of times the name Lincoln has been given to baby boys and baby girls each year, from 1880 through 2004.  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 Lincoln
  Used as a Boy Name Used as a Girl Name
Year RankCount RankCount
188062010  
18819555  
188252813  
188354512  
1884    
188559111  
18869156  
18877188  
188851515  
188951314  
189055313  
189146315  
189249017  
189363711  
189470410  
189537526  
189661413  
189757114  
18988528  
189953414  
190054720  
190170910  
190253117  
190372211  
190460115  
190553919  
190655618  
190776213  
190860319  
190944233  
191045936  
191151134  
191257649  
191354863  
1914478103  
1915511118  
1916498131  
1917507128  
1918535128  
1919556117  
1920522138  
1921575121  
1922633105  
1923527133  
1924494157  
1925512142  
1926509142  
1927541130  
1928529131  
1929604100  
193067586  
1931557111  
193260995  
193360692  
193462792  
193569077  
193671470  
193769375  
193869876  
193967378  
194073370  
194165487  
194264498  
194366992  
194470977  
194564089  
194677873  
194770994  
194878975  
194972190  
195073687  
195181175  
195272195  
195376087  
195490268  
195579185  
195687773  
195776397  
195889072  
195985479  
196082884  
1961699120  
1962647143  
1963568193  
1964555202  
1965656128  
1966697113  
196774099  
196886670  
1969767103  
1970688145  
1971618181  
1972683139  
1973783103  
1974773108  
1975684146  
1976676149  
1977697148  
197888395  
197987899  
198092892  
1981805118  
1982811119  
1983822112  
1984732141  
1985833116  
1986    
1987847122  
1988865121  
1989925121  
1990855143  
1991837153  
1992848156  
1993791178  
1994777185  
1995777191  
1996897149  
1997886156  
1998884165  
1999747214  
2000709247  
2001616309  
2002609328  
2003550407  
2004549413  
Totals:  12,155 0

During the last 125 years, parents have used Lincoln 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 Lincoln appears in the top 1,000 boy names only 123 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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