Baby Name Popularity, Data, and History


Meaning: God is an Oath
Main Origin Language: Hebrew
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In 2017 the name Elizabeth...

• was given to 8,915 baby girls
• was the 13th most popular name for baby girls
• was 31% less popular than it was ten years ago
• was most popular in Alabama, Tennessee, and Deleware
• was least popular in Vermont, New Jersey, and Connecticut
• was about as popular as Emily and Avery
Babies Named Elizabeth 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 Elizabeth...

• achieved it's highest popularity in 1982
• achieved it's lowest popularity in 2017
• is 40% less common in the 2010s than it was in the 1950s
• is 43% less common in the 2010s than it was in the 1990s
• has the most similar popularity history to Kathrine, Katharine, Candace, Jessie, Daniel, Ross
• has the most opposite popularity history to Lillian, Mazie, Lucie, Truman, Hampton, Fischer
Rank Popularity of Baby Name Elizabeth Per State
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Geographically the name Elizabeth...

• 8% more popular east of the Mississippi than west of the Mississippi
• has the most similar state naming pattern as Charlie, Teagan, Avery, Weston, Cooper, Jaxson
• has the most opposite state naming pattern as Nina, Christina, Amanda, Maximilian, Dominick, Nicolas
Boy 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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Extinct Names

More information on Elizabeth by the Baby Name Institute

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