Baby Name Popularity, Data, and History


Main Origin Language: Scottish
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In 2017 the name Knox...

• was given to 1,628 baby boys
• was the 232nd most popular name for baby boys
• was 2568% more popular than it was ten years ago
• was most popular in South Dakota, Iowa, and Kentucky
• was least popular in Alaska, Deleware, and New Hampshire
• was about as popular as Bradley and Jaden
Babies Named Knox Born Per Year
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(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 Knox...

• achieved it's highest popularity in 2017
• achieved it's lowest popularity in 1956
• is 12088% more common in the 2010s than it was in the 1950s
• is 8647% more common in the 2010s than it was in the 1990s
• has the most similar popularity history to Archer, Kaysen, Axton, Finnley, Kinzley, Avalynn
• has the most opposite popularity history to Joseph, Ruben, Michal, Kathrine, Margarita, Dennise
Rank Popularity of Baby Name Knox Per State
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Geographically the name Knox...

• 8% more popular west of the Mississippi than east of the Mississippi
• has the most similar state naming pattern as Bo, Tripp, Beckham, Laney, Macy, Haven
• has the most opposite state naming pattern as Jacob, Ethan, Matthew, Isabella, Sophia, Emily
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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 Knox by the Baby Name Institute

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