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The name Silas is of Greek origin, and is a diminutive form of Silvanus.  The table below indicates the number of times the name Silas 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 Silas
Use of the Name Silas for Boys During the Last ...
125 Years 50 Years 25 Years 10 Years 5 Years 2 Years 1 Year
16,417 7,625 5,504 3,610 2,436 1,157 603
The table below indicates the number of times the name Silas 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 Silas
  Used as a Boy Name Used as a Girl Name
Year RankCount RankCount
188014198  
188116673  
188214992  
188316277  
188417083  
188518073  
188617977  
188719264  
188820871  
188919667  
189016884  
189120758  
189217989  
189322657  
189423056  
189521068  
189622863  
189724153  
189826148  
189922655  
190024968  
190128937  
190225155  
190326948  
190427051  
190530943  
190627253  
190732145  
190832847  
190928762  
191031065  
191136259  
1912371108  
1913377125  
1914359173  
1915384196  
1916403191  
1917390207  
1918396228  
1919413201  
1920399220  
1921409221  
1922414212  
1923423205  
1924419213  
1925404220  
1926413214  
1927458180  
1928468169  
1929449175  
1930430189  
1931437167  
1932457155  
1933466144  
1934482141  
1935477141  
1936465147  
1937555111  
1938482144  
1939489140  
1940541118  
1941549118  
1942510145  
1943540136  
1944575114  
1945556117  
1946539140  
1947594132  
1948628117  
1949576136  
1950636119  
195172193  
1952693102  
1953678111  
1954666118  
195577289  
1956735100  
1957704115  
1958732103  
195978197  
196087077  
196181987  
196286078  
196377997  
196491270  
196578490  
196685872  
1967    
196892462  
196994866  
197099567  
197195274  
197294573  
197382394  
197489183  
1975790111  
1976838100  
197788992  
1978805112  
1979823112  
1980825114  
1981758132  
1982834114  
1983792122  
1984867103  
1985835116  
1986846115  
1987850121  
1988880117  
1989945117  
1990967117  
1991913133  
1992817165  
1993852155  
1994871153  
1995754204  
1996740207  
1997703226  
1998679251  
1999629286  
2000600328  
2001560373  
2002431578  
2003454554  
2004427603  
Totals:  16,417 0

During the last 125 years, parents have used Silas 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 Silas appears in the top 1,000 boy names only 124 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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