Baby Name Popularity, Data, and History


In 2017 the name Persephone...

• was given to 222 baby girls
• was the 1,120th most popular name for baby girls
• was 246% more popular than it was ten years ago
• was most popular in Minnesota, Colorado, and Alabama
• was about as popular as Kinzley and Journi
Babies Named Persephone 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 Persephone...

• achieved it's highest popularity in 2017
• achieved it's lowest popularity in 1950
• was not given to any babies in the 1950s
• is 1118% more common in the 2010s than it was in the 1990s
• has the most similar popularity history to Zayla, Norah, Alayah, Ruger, Atticus, Maxton
• has the most opposite popularity history to Kathrine, Margarita, Elizabeth, Joseph, Jessie, Rudy
Rank Popularity of Baby Name Persephone Per State
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Geographically the name Persephone...

• 10% more popular west of the Mississippi than east of the Mississippi
• has the most similar state naming pattern as Amora, Anabelle, Eisley, Zain, Gibson, Vance
• has the most opposite state naming pattern as Emma, Abigail, Olivia, Gabriel, Liam, Hunter
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 Persephone by the Baby Name Institute

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