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The name Oscar is of Old English origin, and means spear of deity.  The table below indicates the number of times the name Oscar 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 Oscar
Use of the Name Oscar for Boys During the Last ...
125 Years 50 Years 25 Years 10 Years 5 Years 2 Years 1 Year
162,826 86,904 59,590 30,976 16,164 6,577 3,295
The table below indicates the number of times the name Oscar 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 Oscar
  Used as a Boy Name Used as a Girl Name
Year RankCount RankCount
188029544  
188128530  
188228625  
188327607  
188430615  
188528623  
188626645  
188729574  
188831647  
188932572  
189029628  
189132551  
189233634  
189333574  
189434601  
189539549  
189641539  
189737543  
189841546  
189946447  
190047563  
190147422  
190255397  
190351427  
190454442  
190556436  
190664412  
190759483  
190865476  
190970458  
191074502  
191168635  
1912731,154  
1913761,246  
1914761,555  
1915881,787  
1916861,916  
1917871,964  
1918872,115  
1919881,987  
1920902,008  
1921921,975  
1922922,003  
1923961,879  
1924991,813  
1925991,760  
19261051,714  
19271141,620  
19281221,467  
19291161,481  
19301251,460  
19311291,329  
19321381,251  
19331421,110  
19341431,093  
19351431,091  
19361521,008  
1937154986  
19381581,025  
19391591,001  
1940168928  
19411641,026  
1942172955  
19431691,065  
1944178915  
1945176942  
19461811,015  
19471871,095  
19481841,102  
19491861,123  
19501931,100  
19511991,060  
19522041,087  
19532031,194  
19541971,270  
19552111,145  
19562171,132  
19572171,203  
19582381,063  
19592441,082  
19602451,061  
19612451,039  
19622451,008  
19632351,021  
1964243997  
1965232991  
1966230936  
1967234930  
1968237904  
19692291,002  
19702251,042  
19712221,062  
19722051,108  
19732031,064  
19741901,191  
19751851,223  
19761831,233  
19771821,266  
19781801,304  
19791841,307  
19801761,392  
19811721,452  
19821751,480  
19831831,367  
19841781,423  
19851701,585  
19861691,568  
19871631,652  
19881621,724  
19891551,957  
19901352,319  
19911342,438  
19921302,575  
19931232,845  
19941232,837  
19951302,730  
19961252,992  
19971272,966  
19981293,004  
19991163,120  
20001223,173  
20011213,189  
20021193,225  
20031223,282  
20041233,295  
Totals:  162,826 0

During the last 125 years, parents have used Oscar as a boy's name nearly 100% of the time and hardly ever as a girl's name. 

See the Social Security card applications information for qualifiers about the data shown on this page.


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