Baby Name Popularity, Data, and History


Meaning: Of the King
Main Origin Language: Irish
(Or View Ryan Boy)

In 2017 the name Ryan...

• was given to 770 baby girls
• was the 408th most popular name for baby girls
• was 9% more popular than it was ten years ago
• was most popular in Maryland, Colorado, and Virginia
• a unisex name which was given to girls 10% of the time
• was about as popular as Christina and Viviana
Babies Named Ryan 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 Ryan...

• achieved it's highest popularity in 2017
• achieved it's lowest popularity in 1950
• is 83939% more common in the 2010s than it was in the 1950s
• is 46% more common in the 2010s than it was in the 1990s
• has the most similar popularity history to Shalena, Shelita, Toccara, Jerard, Kevion, Arnell
• has the most opposite popularity history to Jennifer, Mary, Elizabeth, Michael, David, James
Rank Popularity of Baby Name Ryan Per State
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Geographically the name Ryan...

• 13% more popular east of the Mississippi than west of the Mississippi
• has the most similar state naming pattern as Skylee, Saphira, Susanna, Kelton, Kalvin, Hyrum
• has the most opposite state naming pattern as Laila, Catherine, Summer, Bryce, Brian, Noah
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 Ryan by the Baby Name Institute

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