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Houston Name Popularity

How popular is the name Houston? Here’s everything we know.

Year Rank # Births % Births
1910 325 28 0.008%
1911 597 6 0.0016%
1912 426 45 0.0089%
1913 433 60 0.0106%
1914 417 89 0.0128%
1915 412 129 0.0142%
1916 422 132 0.0137%
1917 419 140 0.014%
1918 436 142 0.0132%
1919 422 154 0.0147%
1920 429 155 0.0139%
1921 450 145 0.0127%
1922 464 140 0.0126%
1923 486 121 0.0108%
1924 439 155 0.0133%
1925 468 125 0.0111%
1926 456 137 0.0125%
1927 468 133 0.012%
1928 463 133 0.0124%
1929 470 123 0.0119%
1930 495 104 0.01%
1931 470 106 0.0107%
1932 457 117 0.0118%
1933 511 85 0.0091%
1934 558 77 0.008%
1935 533 78 0.008%
1936 543 75 0.0078%
1937 556 72 0.0073%
1938 499 101 0.0099%
1939 590 62 0.0061%
1940 484 104 0.0098%
1941 542 81 0.0072%
1942 538 89 0.007%
1943 592 74 0.0057%
1944 545 85 0.0069%
1945 559 73 0.006%
1946 612 69 0.0047%
1947 613 84 0.005%
1948 705 52 0.0033%
1949 645 71 0.0044%
1950 696 56 0.0035%
1951 666 70 0.0041%
1952 677 65 0.0037%
1953 726 57 0.0032%
1954 732 59 0.0032%
1955 759 51 0.0028%
1956 738 59 0.0031%
1957 895 34 0.0018%
1958 839 41 0.0022%
1959 1,132 16 0.0008%
1960 923 30 0.0016%
1961 1,028 22 0.0012%
1962 1,100 16 0.0009%
1963 879 35 0.0019%
1964 907 33 0.0019%
1965 871 34 0.0021%
1966 1,271 8 0.0005%
1967 867 33 0.0022%
1968 836 38 0.0025%
1969 1,252 11 0.0007%
1970 1,104 22 0.0014%
1971 1,091 22 0.0015%
1972 1,462 8 0.0006%
1973 1,692 5 0.0004%
1974 1,874 5 0.0004%
1975 1,361 12 0.0009%
1976 1,482 10 0.0008%
1977 1,920 5 0.0004%
1978 1,373 14 0.001%
1979 1,642 8 0.0006%
1980 1,346 17 0.0012%
1981 1,172 26 0.0018%
1982 1,245 21 0.0014%
1983 906 51 0.0035%
1984 949 45 0.003%
1985 965 48 0.0032%
1986 770 90 0.006%
1987 692 125 0.0082%
1988 732 120 0.0077%
1989 736 130 0.0081%
1990 718 152 0.0092%
1991 680 172 0.0106%
1992 762 138 0.0086%
1993 731 153 0.0098%
1994 642 218 0.0142%
1995 621 225 0.0149%
1996 625 229 0.0153%
1997 650 205 0.0139%
1998 703 187 0.0125%
1999 780 153 0.0102%
2000 764 171 0.0112%
2001 817 153 0.0102%
2002 887 134 0.0089%
2003 846 155 0.0102%
2004 810 170 0.0112%
2005 839 172 0.0112%
2006 821 196 0.0125%
2007 835 201 0.0127%
2008 858 194 0.0126%
2009 913 168 0.0112%
2010 847 193 0.0134%
2011 906 164 0.0115%
2012 911 166 0.0116%
2013 928 159 0.0112%
2014 911 171 0.0117%
2015 841 206 0.0142%
2016 757 257 0.0178%
2017 761 243 0.0174%
2018 715 269 0.0196%
2019 663 320 0.0236%
2020 718 290 0.0228%

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What names are variants of Houston?

Mix it up with these names that are a variation of the name Houston.

Name Meaning Origin Popularity Other Gender
Hewson

Son of Hugh

English

Huston

Hugh's town; settlement on the hill

Irish

Hutcheson

Hugh's town; settlement on the hill

Irish

Hutchinson

Hugh's town; settlement on the hill

Irish


What names sound like Houston?

If you like how Houston sounds, you might also like these names that sound like Houston.

Name Meaning Origin Popularity Other Gender
Hasting

Son of the austere man

English

Hastings

Son of the austere man

English


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