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The table below indicates the number of times the name Whitney 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 Whitney
Use of the Name Whitney for Boys During the Last ...
125 Years 50 Years 25 Years 10 Years 5 Years 2 Years 1 Year
3,578 2,859 1,547 0 0 0 0
The table below indicates the number of times the name Whitney has been given to baby boys and baby girls each year, from 1880 through 2004.  Whitney first appeared in the top thousand boy or girl names during 1884, 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 Whitney
  Used as a Boy Name Used as a Girl Name
Year RankCount RankCount
18847009  
1885    
1886    
1887    
1888    
18897878  
1890    
1891    
1892    
1893    
1894    
1895    
1896    
18979397  
1898    
18997829  
1900    
1901    
1902    
1903    
1904    
1905    
1906    
1907    
1908    
190984013  
1910    
1911    
1912    
191385433  
191494735  
191594045  
191689450  
1917    
191896549  
1919    
192090259  
192194656  
1922    
1923    
1924    
1925    
1926    
1927    
1928    
1929    
1930    
193192150  
1932    
193399342  
1934    
1935    
1936    
1937    
1938    
1939    
194089351  
1941    
1942    
1943    
1944    
194597244  
194696249  
1947    
1948    
1949    
1950    
195194855  
195296755  
1953    
1954    
1955    
1956    
1957    
1958    
1959    
1960    
196192369  
196287676756189
196385080609272
1964698123543331
196580785552296
196684376640224
196784273646220
196881284611248
196993368587285
197090080540350
1971808100552326
1972  565294
1973  557295
197496073482367
1975  458412
1976  386532
197790289335693
1978838105298775
1979761131254949
19807391412191,168
19817511352041,303
19827021541851,474
19836661651631,691
19846002011242,283
1985572236733,834
1986566245329,522
1987732155328,921
1988894115397,835
1989  566,318
1990  605,902
1991  685,245
1992  854,010
1993  824,074
1994  913,567
1995  1152,777
1996  1402,308
1997  1581,960
1998  1911,610
1999  2221,423
2000  2701,194
2001  342895
2002  350848
2003  446670
2004  449670
Totals:  3,578 88,560

During the last 125 years, parents have used Whitney as a boy's name about 3% of the time and more frequently (about 96% of the time) as a girl's name.  Cumulative counts and total counts shown on the above tables are somewhat lower than actual counts because the name Whitney appears in the top 1,000 boy names only 43 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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