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The name Ross is of Scottish origin, and means cape.  The table below indicates the number of times the name Ross 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 Ross
Use of the Name Ross for Boys During the Last ...
125 Years 50 Years 25 Years 10 Years 5 Years 2 Years 1 Year
77,784 51,076 28,348 6,540 2,203 718 343
The table below indicates the number of times the name Ross 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 Ross
  Used as a Boy Name Used as a Girl Name
Year RankCount RankCount
188018569  
188115182  
188214396  
188314788  
1884131110  
1885127109  
1886127107  
188714985  
188816890  
1889123115  
1890141101  
189115686  
189217690  
189319177  
1894141110  
189519873  
189619883  
189721462  
189819975  
189915995  
190021883  
190119972  
190218790  
190322267  
190421873  
190522474  
190620288  
190723676  
190820799  
190924581  
1910232103  
1911211140  
1912223239  
1913215299  
1914223360  
1915226453  
1916233457  
1917220503  
1918219568  
1919219568  
1920229548  
1921248517  
1922233574  
1923228577  
1924230584  
1925235560  
1926244528  
1927268455  
1928254483  
1929274414  
1930253496  
1931253451  
1932266422  
1933258416  
1934255445  
1935262427  
1936239474  
1937249464  
1938245481  
1939240481  
1940261456  
1941245511  
1942242554  
1943243581  
1944239564  
1945239558  
1946240646  
1947231786  
1948238722  
1949233761  
1950236771  
1951218883  
1952218909  
1953221918  
1954220995  
19552241,026  
1956233993  
1957247949  
19582421,031  
19592481,027  
19602471,047  
19612461,021  
19622261,136  
19632241,123  
19642361,024  
1965233986  
1966234918  
1967252795  
1968245846  
1969245881  
1970259878  
1971261856  
1972275702  
1973266716  
1974278672  
1975282680  
1976280678  
1977249823  
1978229918  
19792271,002  
19802291,040  
19811991,239  
19821781,463  
19831861,341  
19841551,741  
19851471,883  
19861521,773  
19871621,666  
19881581,767  
19891681,780  
19901901,617  
19912151,442  
19922311,275  
1993295943  
1994311838  
19952681,045  
19962711,041  
1997331795  
1998340789  
1999386667  
2000433562  
2001474500  
2002529423  
2003585375  
2004614343  
Totals:  77,784 0

During the last 125 years, parents have used Ross 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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