Baby Name Popularity, Data, and History


In 2017 the name Nahum...

• was given to 71 baby boys
• was the 1,988th most popular name for baby boys
• was 16% less popular than it was ten years ago
• was most popular in Maryland, Georgia, and Texas
• was about as popular as Alexandre and Tremaine
Babies Named Nahum 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 Nahum...

• achieved it's highest popularity in 2007
• achieved it's lowest popularity in 1950
• is 5115% more common in the 2010s than it was in the 1950s
• is 122% more common in the 2010s than it was in the 1990s
• has the most similar popularity history to Seamus, Ean, Ever, Sarai, Kalia, Noelani
• has the most opposite popularity history to Michael, Phillip, Rudy, Antoinette, Jannette, Colleen
Rank Popularity of Baby Name Nahum Per State
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Geographically the name Nahum...

• 30% more popular west of the Mississippi than east of the Mississippi
• has the most similar state naming pattern as Irvin, Darrius, Mehki, Divine, Mariela, Stephany
• has the most opposite state naming pattern as Greyson, Lincoln, Silas, Brooklyn, Addison, Stella
Girl Names With Similar Spelling
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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 Nahum by the Baby Name Institute

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