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ARTHUR

Meaning: Bear
Main Origin Language: Celtic
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In 2017 the name Arthur...

• was given to 1,503 baby boys
• was the 244th most popular name for baby boys
• was 83% more popular than it was ten years ago
• was most popular in Vermont, Massachusetts, and Alaska
• was least popular in Montana, Rhode Island, and South Dakota
• was about as popular as Griffin and Leon
Babies Named Arthur Born Per Year
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Rank
(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 Arthur...

• achieved it's highest popularity in 1950
• achieved it's lowest popularity in 2010
• is 83% less common in the 2010s than it was in the 1950s
• is 5% less common in the 2010s than it was in the 1990s
• has the most similar popularity history to George, Walter, Herbert, Ida, Bonnie, Pauline
• has the most opposite popularity history to Rafael, Javier, Britton, Annalisa, Noemi, Elana
Rank Popularity of Baby Name Arthur Per State
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Geographically the name Arthur...

• 0% more popular east of the Mississippi than west of the Mississippi
• has the most similar state naming pattern as Odin, George, August, Eloise, Brynn, Genevieve
• has the most opposite state naming pattern as Zayden, Braxton, Judah, Raelynn, Kyla, Presley
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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 Arthur by the Baby Name Institute

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