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Popularity Over Time: How Many Boys Have Been Named Dick
This chart illustrates how many Boys were named Dick in the U.S. since 1880.
A few facts about the boy's name Dick:
Records indicate that 28,734 boys in the United States have been named Dick since 1880.
The greatest number of people were given this name in 1934, when 1,131 people in the U.S. were given the name Dick. Those people are now 85 years old.
So ... how do we know this stuff? Baby Names Hub identifies trends by analyzing vast amounts of data made available by the U.S. government and other public sources. This data, including social security statistics, provides detailed information on baby name popularity and trends in the United States.
Comments about the name Dick
Based on the comments submitted below
4 Positive Comments
"It's a great name. Please name your kids Dick. They will be happy and will never be made fun of." Oct. 31, 2017:
"I think it good name. In my country lot of people were named like that if translated to English." Dec. 19, 2013:
"Hey pop princesses! When you've tired of your Emmas and Madisons, your MacKenzie's and Dylans, why not give your daughter a REAL cross-over boy's name?
DICK" Dec. 10, 2013:
"i do like the name "dick". there is nothing wrong with it" Aug. 9, 2005:
4 Negative Comments
"What a horrible name for anyone. PLEASE DON"T NAME YOUR SON THIS NAME! He WILL be made fun of that is for sure..." May. 22, 2008:
"How can anyone even think of this one as a name for anyone?" Jan. 14, 2007:
"How could anyone GIVE the name Dick??? It's short for Richard which is bad enough, but to actually name your son Dick, you would really have to not like him." Dec. 23, 2006:
"I would never name my child Dick, he would be made fun of forever." Dec. 11, 2005:
5 Neutral Comments
"I am absolutely angry as this is the name of mine. I am frequently being made fun of:0(((((" Mar. 2, 2018:
"People, the body part wasn't always referred to as Dick. It used to be an upstanding name." Nov. 3, 2016:
"if you have a boy and you name him dick, then if you have a daughter you should have to name her 'twat', 'Vagina', or 'Pussy'" Apr. 23, 2008:
"well i feel that this is not a good name for a kid, espicially a boy. anyone that would name a kid this must really hate there kid a lot." Jan. 3, 2008:
"i really dont like that name it's a body part that boys have not girlz" Apr. 3, 2007:
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