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Popularity Over Time: How Many Girls Have Been Named Afton
This chart illustrates how many Girls were named Afton in the U.S. since 1880.
A few facts about the girl's name Afton:
Records indicate that 903 girls in the United States have been named Afton since 1880.
The greatest number of people were given this name in 1983, when 187 people in the U.S. were given the name Afton. Those people are now 37 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 Afton
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6 Positive Comments
"I love my name Afton! I didn't when I was younger but I've come to appreciate it. I've never met another Afton and have heard of very few. People do pronounce it wrong but worse thing in life have happened." Oct. 29, 2018:
"Afton was a character on the TV show Dallas, which explains the 187 babies named Afton in 1983. I love the name. If I have a girl I am naming her Afton, but I have not picked a middle name yet." May. 8, 2015:
"i had a girlfriend named Afton.... she was as unique as her name. She had some Japanese in her blood but she was mostly white, born in Texas. I love the name Afton" Jan. 7, 2009:
"This is my daughter's middle name and I love it!! My husband has a Great-Aunt Afton, and a sister named Chlena Afton. So our daughter is Choe Afton! When I first said it, my aunt said "Half Ton?" But she named her daughter Blue so we won't go there. Most people really like it when I tell them my daughter's name!!" Dec. 10, 2008:
"you really have to pronounce the name good when telling someone your name...they'll most likely guess ashton the first time but they will soon get it after the second. i love the name though...i only know of 1 person in my area with the name. people often give me complements on my name...almost all the time!" Jan. 24, 2008:
"i like this name alot. i want to name my daughter this someday." Mar. 6, 2007:
2 Negative Comments
"This is my name, and let me just say there's a reason I go by a different name now. It's masculine enough to be comfortable but everyone thinks my name is Ashton and I've never met another Afton, boy or girl." May. 22, 2020:
"Why name someone something that's always going to be misheard and mispronounced ?" Feb. 12, 2018:
1 Neutral Comment
"i have dealt with my name for 25 almost 26 years now and i have had so many people mispronounce or even mispell my name. how can you go from afton to ashton or when they spell it, they spell it with a y, i, or e. but hey its my name for a reason." Jan. 12, 2008:
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