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The table below indicates the number of times the name Lou 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 Lou
Use of the Name Lou for Boys During the Last ...
125 Years 50 Years 25 Years 10 Years 5 Years 2 Years 1 Year
914 202 0 0 0 0 0
The table below indicates the number of times the name Lou has been given to baby boys and baby girls each year, from 1880 through 2004.  Lou last appeared in the top thousand boy or girl names during 1971, 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 Lou
  Used as a Boy Name Used as a Girl Name
Year RankCount RankCount
188049214125131
188145215138114
188262710137131
188357811136142
188464410145146
188553713158135
18866749178129
188761510167147
188867810173169
188945417210120
18907109210132
18917418231109
18927789222137
189368310223137
189461512252118
18957749253125
189675910247130
189760113267114
189872610236156
189956913253125
190072013275140
1901906730496
1902  287120
190372311265134
1904  300116
190568813275144
1906  334100
190779712313124
190870015292147
1909  308139
191072318316145
1911  317153
191297922314212
1913  341199
191489538349227
1915  354285
1916  351308
191799044339336
1918  337368
1919  363312
1920  357336
1921  376321
1922  348349
1923  356345
1924  351378
1925  338393
1926  323421
1927  304488
1928  322423
1929  307476
1930  306465
1931  291460
193298345269543
1933  265533
1934  263557
1935  269522
1936  271504
1937  269538
1938  274534
193990448279500
1940  281497
1941  287505
194297747293536
1943  330458
1944  315459
194593148343398
1946  344476
194796155356508
1948  378440
1949  375439
1950  395418
195195554391439
1952  345573
1953  2081,435
1954  2041,493
1955  2311,230
1956  2591,062
195789672309881
195892767315851
1959  358706
196095963388593
1961  447474
1962  488396
1963  496382
1964  599277
1965  657224
1966  721187
1967  754171
1968  771169
1969  798167
1970  850158
1971  955134
Totals:  914 32,674

During the last 125 years, parents have used Lou 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 Lou appears in the top 1,000 boy names only 39 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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