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The name Phoebe is of Greek origin, and means shining.  The table below indicates the number of times the name Phoebe 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 Phoebe
Use of the Name Phoebe for Girls During the Last ...
125 Years 50 Years 25 Years 10 Years 5 Years 2 Years 1 Year
16,732 7,906 6,938 5,639 3,476 1,422 737
The table below indicates the number of times the name Phoebe has been given to baby girls and baby boys each year, from 1880 through 2004.  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 Phoebe
  Used as a Girl Name Used as a Boy Name
Year RankCount RankCount
188021750  
188123346  
188222062  
188322266  
188421975  
188523572  
188623180  
188726763  
188829465  
188929867  
189028974  
189127084  
189228788  
189329286  
189429885  
189530790  
1896285106  
189734672  
189834879  
189932884  
190039671  
190140954  
190233987  
190338668  
190440663  
190536587  
190647053  
190739382  
190841576  
190941478  
191041790  
191143787  
1912465105  
1913479112  
1914396176  
1915433198  
1916452198  
1917426227  
1918457215  
1919480193  
1920457220  
1921500198  
1922499194  
1923500193  
1924502198  
1925507192  
1926560162  
1927546168  
1928519178  
1929565147  
1930534163  
1931550144  
1932543145  
1933532143  
1934573127  
1935573127  
1936553139  
1937614121  
1938558151  
1939563143  
1940567150  
1941563154  
1942664129  
1943674127  
1944716112  
1945746101  
1946766116  
1947767126  
1948854105  
1949857107  
195089499  
1951861109  
195294098  
195397896  
1954827130  
1955894120  
1956969109  
1957    
1958990110  
1959979117  
1960    
1961995119  
1962    
1963    
1964    
1965    
1966997106  
1967871137  
1968    
1969    
1970    
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1972    
1973    
1974    
1975    
1976    
1977931150  
1978    
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1980    
1981    
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1985    
1986    
1987    
1988    
1989946188  
1990871224  
1991860233  
1992980194  
1993902213  
1994817247  
1995583394  
1996542432  
1997559418  
1998607396  
1999494523  
2000439641  
2001387749  
2002436664  
2003436685  
2004407737  
Totals:  16,732 0

During the last 125 years, parents have used Phoebe 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 Phoebe appears in the top 1,000 girl names only 99 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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