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The name Valerie is of Latin origin, and means strong.  The table below indicates the number of times the name Valerie 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 Valerie
Use of the Name Valerie for Girls During the Last ...
125 Years 50 Years 25 Years 10 Years 5 Years 2 Years 1 Year
230,055 188,646 66,435 20,515 9,856 3,776 1,878
The table below indicates the number of times the name Valerie has been given to baby girls and baby boys each year, from 1880 through 2004.  Valerie first appeared in the top thousand girl or boy names during 1884, 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 Valerie
  Used as a Girl Name Used as a Boy Name
Year RankCount RankCount
18848478  
1885    
1886    
1887    
1888    
188979712  
189082212  
189183712  
189295211  
1893    
189474117  
189574319  
1896    
189782316  
189874821  
189997812  
190083221  
190176719  
190281719  
190386017  
190468027  
190573025  
190674225  
190768931  
190874228  
190956547  
191063545  
191157956  
191252386  
1913466116  
1914555102  
1915473171  
1916477179  
1917490182  
1918476201  
1919521171  
1920546171  
1921517189  
1922594147  
1923580155  
1924555173  
1925587152  
1926535172  
1927499196  
1928517179  
1929502181  
1930452222  
1931414244  
1932394276  
1933374293  
1934353319  
1935277484  
1936283452  
1937280493  
1938267551  
1939251623  
1940214804  
1941229749  
19422011,013  
1943210957  
1944216915  
19451891,081  
19461811,435  
19471841,552  
19481352,128  
19491103,045  
19501153,027  
19511003,562  
1952874,258  
1953884,574  
1954874,929  
1955805,503  
1956805,916  
1957766,218  
1958646,919  
1959607,298  
1960656,716  
1961676,667  
1962676,334  
1963696,170  
1964666,611  
1965675,651  
1966744,816  
1967734,752  
1968774,554  
1969854,290  
1970974,133  
19711013,682  
19721003,181  
1973963,047  
1974933,179  
1975923,225  
1976833,379  
1977863,267  
1978923,297  
1979893,406  
1980853,606  
1981893,611  
1982753,982  
1983743,901  
1984763,719  
1985713,871  
1986763,619  
1987932,961  
19881032,760  
19891172,561  
19901292,426  
19911362,377  
19921362,346  
19931442,176  
19941592,004  
19951492,181  
19961542,080  
19971422,223  
19981482,139  
19991592,036  
20001662,010  
20011651,979  
20021572,091  
20031711,898  
20041791,878  
Totals:  230,055 0

During the last 125 years, parents have used Valerie 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 Valerie appears in the top 1,000 girl names only 115 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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