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The name Sarah is of Hebrew origin, and means princess.  The table below indicates the number of times the name Sarah 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 Sarah
Use of the Name Sarah for Girls During the Last ...
125 Years 50 Years 25 Years 10 Years 5 Years 2 Years 1 Year
983,246 752,470 570,275 176,104 74,275 26,137 12,483
The table below indicates the number of times the name Sarah 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 Sarah
  Used as a Girl Name Used as a Boy Name
Year RankCount RankCount
1880101,288  
1881121,226  
1882121,410  
1883121,3597907
1884141,5199556
1885181,4248247
1886161,5709506
1887201,436  
1888201,755  
1889201,731  
1890211,786  
1891241,669  
1892281,799  
1893331,632  
1894341,70172110
1895331,7778608
1896351,691  
1897341,7137799
1898371,800  
1899381,58665411
1900372,055  
1901401,513  
1902391,710  
1903411,553  
1904431,594  
1905411,763  
1906441,697  
1907481,800  
1908481,812  
1909491,84494711
1910402,166  
1911422,194  
1912412,912  
1913433,170  
1914463,674  
1915514,408  
1916524,792  
1917524,766  
1918524,967  
1919465,026  
1920505,019  
1921545,012  
1922524,976  
1923534,976  
1924555,036  
1925584,677  
1926634,418  
1927614,555  
1928644,253  
1929683,816  
1930703,916  
1931713,630  
1932673,596  
1933583,615  
1934673,603  
1935613,612  
1936623,521  
1937653,576  
1938673,749  
1939683,666  
1940603,869  
1941603,980  
1942664,111  
1943713,978  
1944683,847  
1945743,598  
1946933,890  
1947934,216  
1948854,144  
1949844,300  
1950884,155  
1951914,025  
1952934,042  
1953934,076  
19541034,035  
19551083,987  
19561153,879  
19571163,976  
19581173,910  
19591193,863  
19601164,207  
19611134,198  
1962984,546  
1963944,575  
1964924,580  
1965924,055  
1966854,033  
1967834,131  
1968784,489  
1969725,073  
1970655,598  
1971585,835  
1972506,106  
1973357,213  
1974209,775  
19751711,159  
19761513,984  
19771118,070  
1978819,95596581
1979620,99896085
1980525,72198684
1981428,136844109
1982428,444794124
1983527,186806118
1984525,839787122
1985524,841908100
1986528,093840117
1987527,855895110
1988428,289  
1989527,776828145
1990625,776  
1991625,195  
1992524,590  
1993324,190  
1994522,240  
1995521,335  
1996420,979  
1997420,645  
1998519,829  
1999419,041  
2000517,621  
2001615,834  
2002814,683  
20031213,654  
20041212,483  
Totals:  983,246 1,270

During the last 125 years, parents have used Sarah as a girl's name about 99% of the time and less frequently (about 0% of the time) as a boy's name. 

See the Social Security card applications information for qualifiers about the data shown on this page.


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