girl name Athena
 

Athena Girl Name


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Athena name image The name Athena is of Greek origin, and is derived from the name of the mythological goddess of wisdom.  The table below indicates the number of times the name Athena has been given to baby girls 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 girls in each of these years. 

Cumulative Usage Chart for the Name Athena
Use of the Name Athena for Girls During the Last ...
125 Years50 Years25 Years10 Years5 Years2 Years1 Year
13,49713,4978,8694,5932,7241,131596
The table below indicates the number of times the name Athena has been given to baby girls and baby boys each year, from 1880 through 2004.  Athena first appeared in the top thousand girl or boy names during 1955, 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 girls or boys, respectively, during the specified year.

Yearly Usage Chart for the Name Athena
 Used as a Girl NameUsed as a Boy Name
YearRankCountRankCount
1955713176  
1956887126  
1957988110  
1958    
1959943123  
1960844151  
1961871149  
1962830159  
1963933128  
1964850150  
1965886127  
1966860135  
1967769164  
1968752174  
1969754178  
1970738199  
1971696218  
1972659229  
1973681219  
1974620251  
1975625252  
1976659232  
1977630265  
1978624268  
1979457445  
1980542347  
1981574321  
1982563326  
1983549335  
1984567324  
1985592327  
1986687266  
1987849202  
1988794233  
1989711279  
1990730285  
1991777264  
1992803250  
1993764270  
1994812247  
1995709295  
1996687316  
1997681316  
1998549451  
1999518491  
2000528497  
2001498550  
2002503546  
2003525535  
2004484596  
Totals:  13,497 0

During the last 125 years, parents have used Athena as a girl's name nearly 100% of the time and hardly ever as a boy's name.  Cumulative counts and total counts shown on the above tables are somewhat lower than actual counts because the name Athena appears in the top 1,000 girl names only 49 times during the last 125 years.


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Girl Name Athena