Baby Name Popularity, Data, and History


Meaning: Son Of Jeffrey
Main Origin Language: English

In 2017 the name Jefferson...

• was given to 353 baby boys
• was the 693rd most popular name for baby boys
• was 15% less popular than it was ten years ago
• was most popular in Maryland, Massachusetts, and Virginia
• was about as popular as Bronson and Lachlan
Babies Named Jefferson Born Per Year
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(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 Jefferson...

• achieved it's highest popularity in 2014
• achieved it's lowest popularity in 1957
• is 126% more common in the 2010s than it was in the 1950s
• is 66% more common in the 2010s than it was in the 1990s
• has the most similar popularity history to Santana, Leandro, Joaquin, Karmen, Leyla, Lilia
• has the most opposite popularity history to Joseph, Jessie, Blair, Kathryn, Kathrine, Jacquelyn
Rank Popularity of Baby Name Jefferson Per State
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Geographically the name Jefferson...

• 97% more popular east of the Mississippi than west of the Mississippi
• has the most similar state naming pattern as Cairo, Derick, Jeremias, Emely, Emmanuella, Lindsay
• has the most opposite state naming pattern as Lincoln, Eli, Hudson, Brooklyn, Hazel, Paisley
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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 Jefferson by the Baby Name Institute

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