Baby Name Popularity, Data, and History


Meaning: God Is My Oath
Main Origin Language: English
(Or View Bethany Boy)

In 2017 the name Bethany...

• was given to 618 baby girls
• was the 501st most popular name for baby girls
• was 46% less popular than it was ten years ago
• was most popular in Alabama, Nebraska, and Kansas
• was about as popular as Justice and Alejandra
Babies Named Bethany 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 Bethany...

• achieved it's highest popularity in 1987
• achieved it's lowest popularity in 1953
• is 437% more common in the 2010s than it was in the 1950s
• is 70% less common in the 2010s than it was in the 1990s
• has the most similar popularity history to Casey, Eboni, Meghan, Jonathan, Justin, Joshua
• has the most opposite popularity history to Carmella, Una, Estella, Gus, Darwin, Wiley
Rank Popularity of Baby Name Bethany Per State
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Geographically the name Bethany...

• 19% more popular west of the Mississippi than east of the Mississippi
• has the most similar state naming pattern as Shiloh, Kyra, Charli, Johnathan, Davis, Tony
• has the most opposite state naming pattern as Olivia, Penelope, Abigail, Logan, Liam, Gabriel
Boy 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 Bethany by the Baby Name Institute

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