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Popularity Over Time: How Many Girls Have Been Named John
This chart illustrates how many Girls were named John in the U.S. since 1880.
A few facts about the girl's name John:
Records indicate that 20,626 girls in the United States have been named John since 1880.
The greatest number of people were given this name in 1927, when 438 people in the U.S. were given the name John. Those people are now 92 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 John
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1 Negative Comment
"The guy i go out with is named john but i just think its ok because when i call his name alot of guys turn around because its a common name" Apr. 25, 2007:
7 Neutral Comments
"We are giving my daughter the name Johnnie, my late father in law was John, my husband is Johnny and I have an aunt Johnnie. Oh and my late bro in law was John and I have a brother John and nephew John! Her full name is Johnnie Shae Lynn" Aug. 2, 2019:
"I like the name John. But not on a girl. That is what female variants like Joan or Jane are for. but great name overall
Lilliana :D" Oct. 17, 2017:
"Oh please people! There are parents out there who name there kid DIPTHONG!" May. 8, 2013:
"When I was pregnant with my first child, my grandfather told me, "Whatever you do, don't name that baby John...every Tom, Dick, and Harry's name is John." I use that one all the time. I do know a few girls named Johnnie, but not John." Aug. 4, 2009:
"John as a girls name? Really?????? I don't think so." Aug. 28, 2007:
"too many people are named john. From Asians to Caucasians, Puerto Ricans to Blacks, and even some Middle Easterners to Southerners" May. 4, 2007:
"This is the first time I find out John is a girls name too. I've met boy John's, but not any girls named John. Well, I wouldn't personally want to be called John because I'm a girl." Feb. 19, 2007:
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