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The name Melody is of English origin, and means melody or song.  The table below indicates the number of times the name Melody 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 Melody
Use of the Name Melody for Girls During the Last ...
125 Years 50 Years 25 Years 10 Years 5 Years 2 Years 1 Year
72,669 63,341 22,706 8,272 4,840 2,011 996
The table below indicates the number of times the name Melody has been given to baby girls and baby boys each year, from 1880 through 2004.  Melody first appeared in the top thousand girl or boy names during 1942, 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 Melody
  Used as a Girl Name Used as a Boy Name
Year RankCount RankCount
1942524202  
1943539196  
1944513199  
1945404308  
1946322536  
1947279758  
1948281738  
1949281742  
1950272792  
1951260884  
19522331,131  
19532221,292  
19541991,550  
19551871,798  
19561552,393  
19571821,991  
19581951,741  
19591851,954  
19601532,754  
19611722,272  
19621852,025  
19631822,088  
19641931,896  
19651991,665  
19661921,708  
19672041,526  
19682301,280  
19692391,249  
19702621,174  
19712441,202  
19722441,121  
19732251,122  
19742111,196  
19752061,200  
19761991,215  
19771961,372  
19781951,330  
19791971,363  
19801991,316  
19812231,176  
19822291,113  
19832251,107  
19842341,087  
1985259967  
1986269932  
1987271905  
1988284882  
1989295883  
1990314863  
1991320847  
1992308900  
1993353727  
1994359729  
1995369708  
1996399660  
1997370734  
1998390706  
1999436624  
2000399718  
20012901,073  
20022981,038  
20033041,015  
2004315996  
Totals:  72,669 0

During the last 125 years, parents have used Melody 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 Melody appears in the top 1,000 girl names only 63 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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