Baby Name Popularity, Data, and History


In 2017 the name Amethyst...

• was given to 174 baby girls
• was the 1,327th most popular name for baby girls
• was 148% more popular than it was ten years ago
• was most popular in New Mexico, Michigan, and Oregon
• was about as popular as Merritt and Evangelina
Babies Named Amethyst 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 Amethyst...

• achieved it's highest popularity in 2017
• achieved it's lowest popularity in 1950
• was not given to any babies in the 1950s
• is 14% more common in the 2010s than it was in the 1990s
• has the most similar popularity history to Anastasia, Emerald, Marielle, Conor, Sage, Mohammad
• has the most opposite popularity history to Jeannette, Leslee, Rena, Cornell, Lee, Loren
Rank Popularity of Baby Name Amethyst Per State
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Geographically the name Amethyst...

• 180% more popular west of the Mississippi than east of the Mississippi
• has the most similar state naming pattern as Adela, Analicia, Graciela, Marcos, Mikah, Estevan
• has the most opposite state naming pattern as Anna, Ella, Stella, Charles, Harrison, Thomas
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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 Amethyst by the Baby Name Institute

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