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The name Sally is a diminutive form of Sara.  The table below indicates the number of times the name Sally 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 Sally
Use of the Name Sally for Girls During the Last ...
125 Years 50 Years 25 Years 10 Years 5 Years 2 Years 1 Year
200,404 66,429 11,399 2,886 1,149 261 261
The table below indicates the number of times the name Sally 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 Sally
  Used as a Girl Name Used as a Boy Name
Year RankCount RankCount
188016680  
188117079  
188216595  
188320373  
188418695  
1885179107  
1886194104  
1887189112  
1888189142  
1889207123  
1890193154  
1891225115  
1892199160  
1893226134  
1894206168  
1895214162  
1896206185  
1897193206  
1898206200  
1899203185  
1900182289  
1901196214  
1902175266  
1903169288  
1904176278  
1905173303  
1906161357  
1907162387  
1908154444  
1909152469  
1910146553  
1911151534  
1912136817  
1913139874  
19141391,060  
19151631,122  
19161621,219  
19171841,028  
19181841,084  
1919192996  
1920202958  
1921213892  
1922204972  
1923202994  
19241901,147  
19251731,310  
19261601,466  
19271471,632  
19281281,891  
19291122,214  
1930992,541  
1931972,552  
1932842,910  
1933763,147  
1934623,725  
1935583,707  
1936593,634  
1937593,923  
1938544,274  
1939524,245  
1940613,807  
1941613,955  
1942564,662  
1943574,651  
1944594,372  
1945643,978  
1946674,836  
1947705,261  
1948725,009  
1949774,766  
1950784,865  
1951775,124  
1952815,040  
1953815,174  
1954845,080  
1955954,685  
19561054,347  
19571154,000  
19581124,304  
19591144,061  
19601233,753  
19611333,462  
19621363,172  
19631472,746  
19641492,709  
19651622,320  
19661791,836  
19671931,640  
19682161,404  
19692301,309  
19702491,248  
19712701,062  
1972282914  
1973262954  
1974263959  
1975256947  
1976264898  
1977302789  
1978296776  
1979321735  
1980327738  
1981334713  
1982369629  
1983345656  
1984373613  
1985398565  
1986391590  
1987425525  
1988428543  
1989456529  
1990449549  
1991461530  
1992495493  
1993540443  
1994577397  
1995589386  
1996621366  
1997656336  
1998693326  
1999699323  
2000705329  
2001791298  
2002872261  
2003    
2004918261  
Totals:  200,404 0

During the last 125 years, parents have used Sally 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 slightly lower than actual counts because the name Sally appears in the top 1,000 girl names only 124 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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