Baby Name Popularity, Data, and History


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In 2017 the name Hayes...

• was given to 760 baby boys
• was the 409th most popular name for baby boys
• was 420% more popular than it was ten years ago
• was most popular in South Dakota, Nebraska, and Louisiana
• was about as popular as Lennox and Finnegan
Babies Named Hayes 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 Hayes...

• achieved it's highest popularity in 2017
• achieved it's lowest popularity in 1982
• is 1807% more common in the 2010s than it was in the 1950s
• is 1079% more common in the 2010s than it was in the 1990s
• has the most similar popularity history to Greyson, Odin, Kayson, Calliope, Wren, Kinsley
• has the most opposite popularity history to Joseph, Jessie, Shelton, Kathrine, Margarita, Elizabeth
Rank Popularity of Baby Name Hayes Per State
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Geographically the name Hayes...

• 94% more popular west of the Mississippi than east of the Mississippi
• has the most similar state naming pattern as Briggs, Lawson, Bo, Blair, Leighton, Kenna
• has the most opposite state naming pattern as Ethan, Andrew, Jacob, Isabella, Sophia, Zoe
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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 Hayes by the Baby Name Institute

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• What are the chances a kid named Hayes will be the only kid named Hayes in his class?
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• How was each statistic for this page calculated?
• How does Hayes rank among the top 2,500 names of the year?
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