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The name Sebastian is of Latin origin, and is derived from the name of a town in Asia Minor.  The table below indicates the number of times the name Sebastian 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 Sebastian
Use of the Name Sebastian for Boys During the Last ...
125 Years 50 Years 25 Years 10 Years 5 Years 2 Years 1 Year
47,631 44,083 41,518 33,027 24,185 9,082 4,463
The table below indicates the number of times the name Sebastian has been given to baby boys and baby girls each year, from 1880 through 2004.  Sebastian first appeared in the top thousand boy or girl names during 1881, which is the first 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 Sebastian
  Used as a Boy Name Used as a Girl Name
Year RankCount RankCount
18818516  
188264210  
1883    
1884    
1885    
18868367  
1887    
1888    
18899596  
1890    
1891    
189268111  
1893    
1894    
18958618  
1896    
1897    
18988808  
1899    
1900    
19018478  
1902    
190372811  
19048679  
190583010  
1906    
190780512  
190870715  
190979814  
191085614  
191172920  
191256751  
191355062  
191454582  
1915525113  
1916493134  
1917521124  
1918571115  
1919536124  
1920520139  
1921554129  
1922568126  
1923541129  
1924543137  
1925601111  
1926527132  
1927618103  
1928543126  
192962696  
1930563115  
193161395  
193266784  
193369275  
193467482  
193568678  
193676464  
193778662  
193877563  
193983254  
194088951  
194181461  
194274176  
194385061  
194495646  
194594547  
194688256  
194796555  
194882070  
194997951  
1950    
1951    
1952    
1953    
1954    
1955    
1956    
1957    
195896163  
1959    
196090570  
1961759103  
1962635148  
1963749108  
1964678130  
1965731104  
1966737100  
1967692116  
1968703116  
1969730115  
1970634164  
1971616184  
1972654150  
1973701131  
1974730124  
1975745125  
1976753123  
1977793116  
1978711140  
1979744135  
1980682161  
1981657171  
1982585217  
1983620189  
1984558237  
1985516286  
1986536275  
1987475350  
1988460388  
1989412509  
1990320790  
19912611,028  
19922291,291  
19932271,300  
19942231,299  
19952071,429  
19961951,588  
19971891,761  
19981981,690  
19991522,374  
2000815,017  
2001814,963  
2002805,123  
2003934,619  
2004964,463  
Totals:  47,631 0

During the last 125 years, parents have used Sebastian 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 Sebastian appears in the top 1,000 boy names only 100 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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