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Popularity Over Time: How Many Boys Have Been Named Elmo
This chart illustrates how many Boys were named Elmo in the U.S. since 1880.
A few facts about the boy's name Elmo:
Records indicate that 9,141 boys in the United States have been named Elmo since 1880.
The greatest number of people were given this name in 1920, when 398 people in the U.S. were given the name Elmo. Those people are now 100 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 Elmo
Based on the comments submitted below
2 Positive Comments
"I know that everyone thinks of Sesame Street when they hear this name, but I think of Saint Elmo's fire. I actually like this name" Mar. 23, 2016:
"I had an Uncle Elmo who was pretty cool. I always thought the name was pretty cool too." Oct. 3, 2010:
1 Neutral Comment
"I wouldn't name my child Elmo because of the monster from Sesame Street. Although Elmo is not a bad character, this name wouldn't be taken seriously for an actual person because of the associations." Jun. 5, 2020:
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