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Baby Girl Names - Kerry


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The name Kerry is of Irish origin, and is derived from the name of a county in Ireland.  The table below indicates the number of times the name Kerry 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 Kerry
Use of the Name Kerry for Girls During the Last ...
125 Years 50 Years 25 Years 10 Years 5 Years 2 Years 1 Year
46,765 42,716 10,622 857 0 0 0
The table below indicates the number of times the name Kerry has been given to baby girls and baby boys each year, from 1880 through 2004.  Kerry first appeared in the top thousand girl or boy names during 1934, 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 Kerry
  Used as a Girl Name Used as a Boy Name
Year RankCount RankCount
1934  97943
1935  551109
1936  66779
1937  76065
1938  73170
1939  63687
1940  559112
1941  539120
1942  522138
194383088425211
1944599150345295
1945660125340312
1946649148293488
1947607197247705
1948491272235750
1949402395210922
19503634791971,063
19513644881911,173
19523485571941,167
19533585671941,256
19543595831701,655
19553486141741,601
19563227401831,581
19573218101751,743
19583298061931,443
19593387901791,700
19603029541582,171
19612871,0381612,026
19622721,0861681,896
19632581,1641701,721
19642611,1771751,564
19652899211771,476
19662621,0311971,239
19672321,2572061,121
19681861,7372141,082
19691761,851233981
19701771,833243968
19711452,204253879
19721481,907265734
19731481,875272679
19741581,729268711
19751631,673294647
19761761,448305581
19772021,301334537
19782171,153358463
1979251995374461
1980259999394431
1981266938398417
1982266937402419
1983296786419383
1984321730356511
1985348672351526
1986345698382481
1987356666438408
1988403598440416
1989437561467408
1990447552482403
1991496479489413
1992540437608288
1993614372604295
1994641340675235
1995705297747206
1996727288797181
1997771272789188
1998  940150
1999  961150
2000    
2001    
2002    
2003    
2004  966171
Totals:  46,765 47,905

During the last 125 years, parents have used Kerry as a girl's name about 49% of the time and as a boy's name about 50% 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 somewhat lower than actual counts because the name Kerry appears in the top 1,000 girl names only 55 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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