Baby Name Popularity, Data, and History


Meaning: Town By The Pool
Main Origin Language: English
(Or View Lincoln Girl)

In 2017 the name Lincoln...

• was given to 8,146 baby boys
• was the 41st most popular name for baby boys
• was 392% more popular than it was ten years ago
• was most popular in Maine, South Dakota, and Iowa
• was least popular in New Jersey, Mississippi, and California
• was about as popular as Andrew and Mateo
Babies Named Lincoln 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 Lincoln...

• achieved it's highest popularity in 2017
• achieved it's lowest popularity in 1954
• is 5622% more common in the 2010s than it was in the 1950s
• is 2674% more common in the 2010s than it was in the 1990s
• has the most similar popularity history to Messiah, Odin, Kaison, Emersyn, River, Oakley
• has the most opposite popularity history to Joseph, Jessie, Michal, Kathrine, Margarita, Jacquelyne
Rank Popularity of Baby Name Lincoln Per State
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Geographically the name Lincoln...

• 7% more popular east of the Mississippi than west of the Mississippi
• has the most similar state naming pattern as Owen, Oliver, Emmett, Willow, Harper, Piper
• has the most opposite state naming pattern as Christian, Jeremy, Jayden, Brianna, Ashley, Sarai
Girl 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 Lincoln by the Baby Name Institute

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