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The name Ralph is of Germanic origin, and means wolf in counsel.  The table below indicates the number of times the name Ralph 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 Ralph
Use of the Name Ralph for Boys During the Last ...
125 Years 50 Years 25 Years 10 Years 5 Years 2 Years 1 Year
409,142 91,063 13,994 3,398 1,532 564 265
The table below indicates the number of times the name Ralph 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 Ralph
  Used as a Boy Name Used as a Girl Name
Year RankCount RankCount
188054317  
188145329  
188243407  
188345385  
188441464  
188544422  
188641440  
188738463  
188836547  
188939495  
189032587  
189128587  
189230725  
189331637  
189431692  
189530735  
189630748  
189732697  
189831803  
189929742  
190031899  
190129682  
190228867  
190329808  
190428900  
190527938  
190626983  
190729997  
1908251,135  
1909301,092  
1910281,277  
1911241,670  
1912233,433  
1913223,958  
1914215,013  
1915216,817  
1916217,082  
1917217,396  
1918228,180  
1919227,710  
1920228,545  
1921238,854  
1922238,486  
1923238,622  
1924248,763  
1925258,447  
1926248,438  
1927248,43298361
1928248,091  
1929267,71594159
1930257,605  
1931256,942  
1932276,719  
1933296,172  
1934316,268  
1935326,080  
1936316,023  
1937345,904  
1938356,016  
1939355,961  
1940375,831  
1941386,031  
1942386,627  
1943416,710  
1944426,269  
1945445,774  
1946486,559  
1947507,358  
1948516,906  
1949506,719  
1950526,410  
1951516,495  
1952576,462  
1953596,497  
1954626,289  
1955675,971  
1956676,031  
1957765,708  
1958785,434  
1959845,027  
1960894,776  
1961944,427  
1962974,172  
1963993,927  
19641033,554  
19651033,229  
19661112,789  
19671172,548  
19681272,322  
19691272,417  
19701472,245  
19711481,994  
19721591,669  
19731571,556  
19741731,375  
19751731,339  
19761941,156  
19771871,254  
19782061,075  
19792171,074  
19802301,038  
1981246898  
1982243949  
1983249846  
1984270772  
1985276751  
1986287727  
1987298722  
1988339624  
1989347663  
1990384602  
1991406562  
1992441499  
1993428520  
1994489423  
1995502414  
1996504416  
1997544364  
1998584330  
1999572342  
2000586339  
2001610318  
2002629311  
2003657299  
2004714265  
Totals:  409,142 120

During the last 125 years, parents have used Ralph as a boy's name about 99% of the time and less frequently (about 0% of the time) 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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