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Pearl Girl Name


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Pearl name image The name Pearl is of English origin, and means pearl.  The table below indicates the number of times the name Pearl 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 Pearl
Use of the Name Pearl for Girls During the Last ...
125 Years50 Years25 Years10 Years5 Years2 Years1 Year
148,2347,1271,2060000
The table below indicates the number of times the name Pearl has been given to baby girls and baby boys each year, from 1880 through 2004.  Pearl last appeared in the top thousand girl or boy names during 1986, 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 Pearl
 Used as a Girl NameUsed as a Boy Name
YearRankCountRankCount
18804756919762
18813864121352
18823382421658
18832988620057
1884251,13821262
1885261,14621257
1886291,20418673
1887251,31619164
1888261,59121369
1889241,58723050
1890241,74124548
1891271,60530431
1892261,83129639
1893261,79621962
1894281,78923455
1895261,95826745
1896252,10131037
1897252,07626744
1898262,15830339
1899271,99933429
1900242,51233742
1901311,86628338
1902282,09933435
1903272,04631636
1904302,01537630
1905312,10740129
1906352,03436234
1907352,10737237
1908392,07639336
1909402,04137541
1910392,17261323
1911482,06852133
1912542,52455353
1913552,74551570
1914563,21367957
1915563,96558596
1916574,07872270
1917574,22764686
1918564,52262398
1919564,27761299
1920624,20466692
1921654,16471885
1922713,84574479
1923783,54272382
1924783,64471186
1925903,21080568
1926952,89677471
19271022,71672980
19281102,36871081
19291142,17173074
19301212,06579566
19311371,64377965
19321381,62398645
19331431,38488450
19341541,337  
19351671,18688951
19361721,12099341
19371871,02095144
19381891,00695844
193919790389649
1940197906  
1941212830  
19421911,091  
1943225873  
1944238753  
1945263662  
1946279679  
1947296706  
1948290695  
1949324572  
1950320589  
1951347531  
1952363519  
1953377512  
1954390492  
1955407463  
1956420469  
1957448442  
1958480391  
1959522347  
1960505369  
1961523346  
1962510363  
1963589285  
1964587285  
1965596260  
1966701195  
1967738176  
1968761171  
1969882143  
1970841161  
1971846163  
1972808168  
1973889142  
1974873149  
1975899147  
1976916143  
1977    
1978    
1979999143  
1980897168  
1981851183  
1982833188  
1983895170  
1984888168  
1985944166  
1986967163  
Totals:  148,234 3,329

During the last 125 years, parents have used Pearl as a girl's name about 97% of the time and less frequently (about 2% 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 Pearl appears in the top 1,000 girl names only 105 times during the last 125 years.


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