Baby Name Popularity, Data, and History


Meaning: From the Earth
Main Origin Language: Hebrew
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In 2017 the name Adam...

• was given to 4,904 baby boys
• was the 77th most popular name for baby boys
• was 27% less popular than it was ten years ago
• was most popular in New York, New Jersey, and Illinois
• was least popular in Wyoming, Vermont, and Mississippi
• was about as popular as Ian and Elias
Babies Named Adam 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 Adam...

• achieved it's highest popularity in 1984
• achieved it's lowest popularity in 1954
• is 1312% more common in the 2010s than it was in the 1950s
• is 50% less common in the 2010s than it was in the 1990s
• has the most similar popularity history to Amit, Jerad, Jered, Elisha, Ebony, Natasha
• has the most opposite popularity history to Darwin, Eddy, Gus, Roma, Cecelia, Selma
Rank Popularity of Baby Name Adam Per State
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Geographically the name Adam...

• 6% more popular east of the Mississippi than west of the Mississippi
• has the most similar state naming pattern as Dominic, Santino, Jad, Luciana, Leena, Lianna
• has the most opposite state naming pattern as Maddox, Jace, Sawyer, Kinsley, Paisley, Harper
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Average Age of Benjamin
54 Years
Benjamin is older than 83% of all names
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Articles that mention Adam

The Most Popular Names Starting With Each Letter
The Increasing Diversity of Baby Names in America

More information on Adam by the Baby Name Institute

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