Baby Name Popularity, Data, and History


Main Origin Language: Hebrew

In 2017 the name Abner...

• was given to 194 baby boys
• was the 1,025th most popular name for baby boys
• was 12% more popular than it was ten years ago
• was most popular in South Carolina, California, and Washington
• was about as popular as Jericho and Kymani
Babies Named Abner Born Per Year
Created by
Per 100,000
Total Number
(In years of less than five births the number born is listed as zero and the rank was set to be the maximum rank)

Historically the name Abner...

• achieved it's highest popularity in 2017
• achieved it's lowest popularity in 1954
• is 600% more common in the 2010s than it was in the 1950s
• is 157% more common in the 2010s than it was in the 1990s
• has the most similar popularity history to Zephaniah, Julian, Lukas, Alessandra, Zainab, Elaina
• has the most opposite popularity history to Joseph, Michael, Rudy, Margarita, Kathrine, Antoinette
Rank Popularity of Baby Name Abner Per State
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Geographically the name Abner...

• 77% more popular west of the Mississippi than east of the Mississippi
• has the most similar state naming pattern as Eddy, Osvaldo, Theron, Anita, Inara, Pia
• has the most opposite state naming pattern as Greyson, Lincoln, Everett, Brooklyn, Harper, Claire
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Average Age of Benjamin
54 Years
Benjamin is older than 83% of all names
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More information on Abner by the Baby Name Institute

• How many babies named Abner are born every second?
• What are the chances a kid named Abner will be the only kid named Abner in his class?
• How similar is the naming popularity of Abner compared to other names?
• How was each statistic for this page calculated?
• How does Abner rank among the top 2,500 names of the year?
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