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The name Ryan is of Irish origin, and means little king.  The table below indicates the number of times the name Ryan 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 Ryan
Use of the Name Ryan for Girls During the Last ...
125 Years 50 Years 25 Years 10 Years 5 Years 2 Years 1 Year
14,812 14,812 12,886 4,744 2,716 1,287 689
The table below indicates the number of times the name Ryan has been given to baby girls and baby boys each year, from 1880 through 2004.  Ryan first appeared in the top thousand girl or boy names during 1906, 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 Ryan
  Used as a Girl Name Used as a Boy Name
Year RankCount RankCount
1906  84510
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1946  81167
1947  691101
1948  75081
1949  679102
1950  69498
1951  673107
1952  630124
1953  602144
1954  637134
1955  552177
1956  544191
1957  463276
1958  446310
1959  396397
1960  408378
1961  400391
1962  405400
1963  310645
1964  345519
1965  2211,087
1966  1721,565
1967  1471,928
1968  1312,169
1969  1362,236
1970  1402,320
1971  516,184
1972  398,863
1973  3010,472
19749831252513,160
19759301382315,261
19768461621617,465
19775153621621,212
19783685811421,291
19793905581423,163
19803786031524,743
19813486731326,781
19823865971326,648
19833696081327,800
19843975411228,694
19853965691229,873
19863407031129,475
19873446991328,457
19883916141327,709
19894355671328,398
19905264511129,225
19915424321127,519
19926043761326,996
19936423501326,700
19946183591624,044
19956213561523,085
19965993821621,795
19976223601620,510
19985274771720,184
19995564531220,993
20005784481320,240
20015594641518,262
20025295171617,609
20034865981319,491
20044366891219,269
Totals:  14,812 767,528

During the last 125 years, parents have used Ryan as a girl's name about 1% of the time and more frequently (about 98% 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 Ryan appears in the top 1,000 girl names only 31 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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