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The name Erin is of Irish origin, and is a variation of Eireann.  The table below indicates the number of times the name Erin 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 Erin
Use of the Name Erin for Girls During the Last ...
125 Years 50 Years 25 Years 10 Years 5 Years 2 Years 1 Year
290,156 289,791 202,524 50,939 21,501 7,239 3,326
The table below indicates the number of times the name Erin has been given to baby girls and baby boys each year, from 1880 through 2004.  Erin first appeared in the top thousand girl or boy names during 1890, 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 Erin
  Used as a Girl Name Used as a Boy Name
Year RankCount RankCount
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1954700177  
1955715175  
1956533306  
19572751,013  
19582591,137  
19592481,225  
19602651,152  
19612691,133  
19622761,061  
19632551,20199258
19642281,42689273
19652201,46477491
19662061,52574698
19671851,684711109
19681741,859605158
19691143,059528219
19701113,481498262
1971933,855455319
1972943,288463289
1973793,873449304
1974475,866440322
1975386,893445320
1976248,376457295
19772310,193532249
19782110,778506258
19792111,244515266
19802013,421529263
19811913,830537242
19822014,346546246
19831814,826577214
19842512,621615192
19852611,376597215
19863010,057632201
1987348,851657192
1988378,256662203
1989408,135654233
1990437,984654238
1991447,216779174
1992467,051794172
1993486,711818167
1994456,904810169
1995496,563740211
1996516,251915143
1997525,935  
1998575,469  
1999585,220  
2000605,179  
2001604,953  
2002724,130  
2003803,913  
2004953,326  
Totals:  290,156 7,165

During the last 125 years, parents have used Erin as a girl's name about 97% of the time and less frequently (about 2% of the time) as a boy's name.  Cumulative counts and total counts shown on the above tables are somewhat lower than actual counts because the name Erin appears in the top 1,000 girl names only 54 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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