Baby Name Popularity, Data, and History


Meaning: Mountain
Main Origin Language: Spanish
(Or View Sierra Boy)

In 2017 the name Sierra...

• was given to 696 baby girls
• was the 450th most popular name for baby girls
• was 66% less popular than it was ten years ago
• was most popular in Wyoming, Montana, and California
• was about as popular as Winter and Abby
Babies Named Sierra 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 Sierra...

• achieved it's highest popularity in 1998
• achieved it's lowest popularity in 1951
• is 18519% more common in the 2010s than it was in the 1950s
• is 77% less common in the 2010s than it was in the 1990s
• has the most similar popularity history to Haley, Destinie, Diamond, Jaquan, Tylar, Tyquan
• has the most opposite popularity history to Rosalyn, Charlette, Millicent, Lionel, Leander, Vito
Rank Popularity of Baby Name Sierra Per State
View Geographic History for Sierra

Geographically the name Sierra...

• 52% more popular west of the Mississippi than east of the Mississippi
• has the most similar state naming pattern as Winter, Kimber, Teagan, Colter, Bridger, Killian
• has the most opposite state naming pattern as Kendall, Callie, Kaylee, Colton, Greyson, Edward
Boy Names With Similar Spelling
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Average Age of Benjamin
54 Years
Benjamin is older than 83% of all names
View More Age Information on Sierra

More information on Sierra by the Baby Name Institute

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