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Popularity Over Time: How Many Boys Have Been Named Major

This chart illustrates how many Boys were named Major in the U.S. since 1880.

A few facts about the boy's name Major:

  • Records indicate that 8,882 boys in the United States have been named Major since 1880.

  • The greatest number of people were given this name in 2012, when 555 people in the U.S. were given the name Major. Those people are now 4 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.


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  • "I work for a lady who named her son Major. When I first heard it, I thought it was a hard name for a little boy to have, but now i think it is a neat name for a boy." Jan. 23, 2008: Report as inappropriate

  • "Someone at work's surname was major and was a retired major.If only his given name was same." Dec. 12, 2005: Report as inappropriate

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  • "Could be classed as the grandad-ish version of Marjorie. Yet there are female majors (sometimes called majorettes) as well as male ones. There is also the other meaning of major, which is "big" (like "minor" means "little")." May. 27, 2008: Report as inappropriate

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