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The table below indicates the number of times the name Baby 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 Baby
Use of the Name Baby for Girls During the Last ...
125 Years 50 Years 25 Years 10 Years 5 Years 2 Years 1 Year
3,832 3,832 3,832 2,227 994 245 0
The table below indicates the number of times the name Baby has been given to baby girls and baby boys each year, from 1880 through 2004.  Baby first appeared in the top thousand girl or boy names during 1984, 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 Baby
  Used as a Girl Name Used as a Boy Name
Year RankCount RankCount
1984  93688
1985  95791
1986  893103
1987  778139
1988  716171
2004  807218
Totals:  3,832 5,044

During the last 125 years, parents have used Baby as a girl's name about 43% of the time and as a boy's name about 56% of the time.  This name has been considered suitable for either girls or boys.  Cumulative counts and total counts shown on the above tables are significantly lower than actual counts because the name Baby appears in the top 1,000 girl names only 15 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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