Baby Name Popularity, Data, and History


Meaning: From Ireland
Main Origin Language: Irish
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In 2017 the name Erin...

• was given to 771 baby girls
• was the 407th most popular name for baby girls
• was 68% less popular than it was ten years ago
• was most popular in Mississippi, South Carolina, and Montana
• was least popular in Hawaii, Vermont, and Nebraska
• a unisex name which was given to girls 94% of the time
• was about as popular as Jimena and Katie
Babies Named Erin 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 Erin...

• achieved it's highest popularity in 1983
• achieved it's lowest popularity in 1950
• is 158% more common in the 2010s than it was in the 1950s
• is 82% less common in the 2010s than it was in the 1990s
• has the most similar popularity history to Lakeya, Brandi, Elisha, Jerod, Jered, Juston
• has the most opposite popularity history to Vivian, Selma, Cecelia, Darwin, Eddy, Vaughn
Rank Popularity of Baby Name Erin Per State
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Geographically the name Erin...

• 28% more popular east of the Mississippi than west of the Mississippi
• has the most similar state naming pattern as Mariah, Paris, London, Douglas, Keith, Caiden
• has the most opposite state naming pattern as Violet, Audrey, Quinn, Isaac, Jameson, Oliver
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 Erin by the Baby Name Institute

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