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The name Joan is of Greek origin, and is a feminine form of John.  The table below indicates the number of times the name Joan 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 Joan
Use of the Name Joan for Girls During the Last ...
125 Years 50 Years 25 Years 10 Years 5 Years 2 Years 1 Year
477,148 84,805 4,286 0 0 0 0
The table below indicates the number of times the name Joan has been given to baby girls and baby boys each year, from 1880 through 2004.  Joan last appeared in the top thousand girl or boy names during 2002, the last 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 Joan
  Used as a Girl Name Used as a Boy Name
Year RankCount RankCount
188050812  
18817846  
188258311  
18838676  
188466111  
18857729  
188656316  
188760015  
188870414  
188956221  
189062818  
189173614  
189247333  
189361922  
189465121  
189556928  
189654231  
189751633  
189848740  
189958428  
190043958  
190142451  
190238865  
190340263  
190438773  
1905327106  
190634394  
1907336109  
1908353104  
1909303142  
1910279195  
1911253233  
1912250317  
1913240409  
1914217577  
1915212781  
1916211824  
19171821,047  
19181601,383  
19191741,252  
19201431,648  
19211421,793  
19221272,011  
19231172,306  
1924953,027  
1925664,025  
1926514,997  
1927416,032  
1928277,859  
19291311,65590855
1930815,48178267
1931519,09666681
1932521,02564288
1933519,27876464
1934719,45965685
1935718,20661990
1936717,07265780
1937915,28062288
19381014,29172671
19391114,13574266
19401413,28479162
19411713,36071575
19421814,50978967
19432113,20592452
19442211,90987053
19452510,405  
19462811,202  
19473011,267  
1948379,257  
1949369,199  
1950408,866  
1951399,381  
19523710,262  
1953379,775  
1954409,514  
1955468,560  
1956528,082  
1957607,577  
1958686,778  
1959766,336  
1960805,880  
1961895,546  
1962944,886  
1963954,556  
1964994,151  
19651163,286  
19661332,726  
19671502,303  
19681821,786  
19692011,569  
19702371,313  
19712801,024  
1972322732  
1973367578  
1974369582  
1975378551  
1976433461  
1977456432  
1978462425  
1979502399  
1980491421  
1981499402  
1982537360  
1983536348  
1984563327  
1985601315  
1986646285  
1987669278  
1988686280  
1989708280  
1990763270  
1991807253  
1992800252  
1993896215  
1994    
1995    
1996    
1997    
1998    
1999    
2000  911169
2001  863186
2002  777221
Totals:  477,148 1,720

During the last 125 years, parents have used Joan as a girl's name about 99% of the time and less frequently (about 0% of the time) as a boy's name.  Cumulative counts and total counts shown on the above tables are slightly lower than actual counts because the name Joan appears in the top 1,000 girl names only 114 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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