girl name Ebony
 

Baby Girl Names - Ebony


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The name Ebony is of English origin, and means black wood.  The table below indicates the number of times the name Ebony 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 Ebony
Use of the Name Ebony for Girls During the Last ...
125 Years 50 Years 25 Years 10 Years 5 Years 2 Years 1 Year
36,887 36,887 30,263 5,421 1,849 632 303
The table below indicates the number of times the name Ebony has been given to baby girls and baby boys each year, from 1880 through 2004.  Ebony first appeared in the top thousand girl or boy names during 1971, 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 Ebony
  Used as a Girl Name Used as a Boy Name
Year RankCount RankCount
1971832166  
1972646236  
1973552298  
1974404498  
1975351617  
1976265896  
19772131,155  
19781981,313  
19791841,445  
19801751,578  
19811781,553  
19821332,273  
19831352,221  
19841372,127  
19851591,787  
19861651,660  
19871571,748  
19881641,722  
19891761,578  
19901881,564  
19911951,527  
19922131,348  
19932411,166  
1994280990  
1995304905  
1996346800  
1997374723  
1998432614  
1999487530  
2000552472  
2001663379  
2002682366  
2003752329  
2004817303  
Totals:  36,887 0

During the last 125 years, parents have used Ebony 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 Ebony appears in the top 1,000 girl names only 34 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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Girl Name Ebony