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Opal Girl Name


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Opal name image The name Opal is of English origin, and means opal.  The table below indicates the number of times the name Opal 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 Opal
Use of the Name Opal for Girls During the Last ...
125 Years50 Years25 Years10 Years5 Years2 Years1 Year
64,79085600000
The table below indicates the number of times the name Opal has been given to baby girls and baby boys each year, from 1880 through 2004.  Opal last appeared in the top thousand girl or boy names during 1960, 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 Opal
 Used as a Girl NameUsed as a Boy Name
YearRankCountRankCount
18809125  
188146714  
188252513  
188349616  
188438228  
188537131  
188641128  
188734240  
188833452  
188929767  
189028180  
189128678  
1892256107  
1893236123  
1894209164  
1895216158  
18962051869557
1897182230  
1898178262  
1899162278  
1900140432  
19011264069197
19021174989108
1903106543  
1904100621  
190599702  
1906957189049
19078789084811
19088495492910
1909821,025  
1910871,05081015
1911811,18791214
1912851,460  
1913861,623  
1914891,886  
1915902,481  
1916912,631  
1917952,544  
1918942,847  
1919982,654  
19201012,697  
19211032,713  
19221082,562  
19231142,360  
19241212,284  
19251292,110  
19261302,023  
19271411,741  
19281461,588  
19291501,449  
19301561,328  
19311701,090  
19321801,046  
1933182932  
1934199889  
1935220778  
1936231709  
1937254618  
1938262581  
1939263553  
1940273522  
1941315434  
1942326450  
1943342431  
1944344397  
1945383337  
1946424330  
1947430357  
1948507260  
1949497266  
1950591205  
1951584216  
1952622201  
1953643194  
1954708171  
1955691185  
1956810151  
1957814155  
1958973114  
1959978117  
1960920134  
Totals:  64,790 81

During the last 125 years, parents have used Opal 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 somewhat lower than actual counts because the name Opal appears in the top 1,000 girl names only 81 times during the last 125 years.


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