girl name Sierra
 

Baby Girl Names - Sierra


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The name Sierra is of Spanish origin, and means mountain range with jagged peaks.  The table below indicates the number of times the name Sierra 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 Sierra
Use of the Name Sierra for Girls During the Last ...
125 Years 50 Years 25 Years 10 Years 5 Years 2 Years 1 Year
75,906 75,906 75,590 51,354 23,167 7,672 3,465
The table below indicates the number of times the name Sierra has been given to baby girls and baby boys each year, from 1880 through 2004.  Sierra first appeared in the top thousand girl or boy names during 1978, 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 Sierra
  Used as a Girl Name Used as a Boy Name
Year RankCount RankCount
1978908157  
1979928159  
1980850183  
1981837187  
1982782209  
1983810191  
1984720230  
19852151,199  
19861691,608  
19871721,620  
19881801,550  
19891551,862  
19901412,168  
19911382,304  
19921292,610  
1993913,467  
1994724,848  
1995605,491  
1996625,486  
1997565,673  
1998515,836  
1999495,701  
2000535,503  
2001555,220  
2002624,772  
2003734,207  
2004923,465  
Totals:  75,906 0

During the last 125 years, parents have used Sierra 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 Sierra appears in the top 1,000 girl names only 27 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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Girl Name Sierra