Baby Name Popularity, Data, and History


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In 2017 the name Basil...

• was given to 58 baby boys
• was the 2,251st most popular name for baby boys
• was 0% more popular than it was ten years ago
• was most popular in Pennsylvania, California, and Texas
• was about as popular as Darrius and Nile
Babies Named Basil Born Per Year
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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 Basil...

• achieved it's highest popularity in 1953
• achieved it's lowest popularity in 2008
• is 52% less common in the 2010s than it was in the 1950s
• is 21% less common in the 2010s than it was in the 1990s
• has the most similar popularity history to Arnold, Norbert, Roger, Ellen, Pauline, Mary
• has the most opposite popularity history to Rafael, Aron, Brandt, Leah, Noemi, Shoshana
Rank Popularity of Baby Name Basil Per State
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Geographically the name Basil...

• 140% more popular west of the Mississippi than east of the Mississippi
• has the most similar state naming pattern as Aayush, Dietrich, Naseem, Susie, Rya, Kaleena
• has the most opposite state naming pattern as William, Sawyer, Camden, Brooklyn, Amelia, Eleanor
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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 Basil by the Baby Name Institute

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