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The name Esther is of Persian origin, and means star.  The table below indicates the number of times the name Esther 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 Esther
Use of the Name Esther for Girls During the Last ...
125 Years 50 Years 25 Years 10 Years 5 Years 2 Years 1 Year
236,066 47,602 22,984 9,653 5,102 2,095 1,036
The table below indicates the number of times the name Esther has been given to baby girls and baby boys each year, from 1880 through 2004.  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 Esther
  Used as a Girl Name Used as a Boy Name
Year RankCount RankCount
1880104198  
1881105189  
188297266  
188399260  
188499291  
188592320  
188685396  
188779431  
188877572  
188975553  
1890756199286
189166710  
189267824  
1893391,382  
1894361,6548917
1895311,80351216
1896271,964  
1897281,9118807
1898312,0479137
1899291,823  
1900392,018  
1901331,84369710
1902351,834  
1903341,883  
1904321,957  
1905341,99280410
1906332,063  
1907372,06189210
1908362,180  
1909372,18091211
1910382,372  
1911342,66894113
1912333,563  
1913324,076  
1914354,645  
1915336,313  
1916346,414  
1917386,277  
1918386,576  
1919386,246  
1920396,066  
1921425,929  
1922445,467  
1923485,310  
1924515,254  
1925564,727  
1926624,444  
1927654,330  
1928664,094  
1929713,577  
1930773,351  
1931793,030  
1932822,959  
1933882,675  
1934912,579  
1935942,539  
19361062,256  
19371162,151  
19381202,135  
19391172,110  
19401311,902  
19411381,800  
19421421,833  
19431521,751  
19441521,607  
19451581,469  
19461511,779  
19471621,837  
19481551,845  
19491621,791  
19501631,742  
19511691,809  
19521801,707  
19531921,608  
19541931,627  
19552011,570  
19562091,505  
19572171,483  
19582271,339  
19592321,359  
19602341,359  
19612391,310  
19622521,248  
19632631,125  
19642871,024  
1965280963  
1966290869  
1967314761  
1968323729  
1969337709  
1970348723  
1971334781  
1972332689  
1973312747  
1974316724  
1975320713  
1976336657  
1977311764  
1978321710  
1979315757  
1980298835  
1981274905  
1982267931  
1983275854  
1984272878  
1985290849  
1986293841  
1987290841  
1988278898  
1989294885  
1990287960  
1991304914  
1992303915  
1993301889  
1994291936  
1995311891  
1996320873  
1997319906  
1998323916  
1999321965  
2000330945  
20013021,042  
20023021,020  
20032911,059  
20043041,036  
Totals:  236,066 97

During the last 125 years, parents have used Esther as a girl's name about 99% of the time and less frequently (about 0% of the time) as a boy's name. 

See the Social Security card applications information for qualifiers about the data shown on this page.


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