(The Hill) — The child names Olivia and Liam made it to the highest of the recognition lists for ladies and boys, respectively, for the third yr in a row in 2021. The place did your identify rank?
The Social Safety Administration has developed a database allowing people to search for names to see how standard they’ve been through the years, utilizing knowledge from 2000 to 2021.
Olivia has moved from being the sixteenth hottest identify for ladies in 2000 to holding the No. 1 spot in 2019, 2020 and 2021, whereas the identify Liam has ascended from rating 140 amongst names for boys in 2000 to topping the listing from 2017 to 2021.
The identify Theodore, the one new addition to both gender’s prime 10 listing this yr, ranked tenth amongst boys’ names in 2021, up from 312 in 2000.
However, extra traditional names reminiscent of Mary and John appear to be shifting down the ranks because the years go on, with Mary falling from forty sixth amongst ladies’ names in 2000 to 133rd in 2021 and John from the 14th hottest boys’ identify in 2000 to the twenty seventh in 2021.
The database additionally reveals the recognition rankings of comparable names every time a reputation is searched, reminiscent of Marie and Maryam for Mary or Johan and Johnny for John.
Names of standard figures, reminiscent of Donald, have skilled noteworthy developments in recent times. Donald descended from rating 217 amongst boys’ names in 2000 to 489 in 2016, falling to an all-time low of 610 4 years later in 2020.
How standard is your identify? Use the Social Safety Administration’s search engine to search out out. The identify Chloe moved from the thirty eighth hottest lady’s identify in 2000 as much as ninth in 2009 and 2010, after which again all the way down to twenty fourth in 2021.