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Major Name Popularity

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

Year Rank # Births % Births
1910 388 16 0.0045%
1911 370 24 0.0064%
1912 417 48 0.0095%
1913 396 74 0.0131%
1914 418 89 0.0128%
1915 433 116 0.0128%
1916 471 104 0.0108%
1917 422 138 0.0138%
1918 460 124 0.0116%
1919 425 151 0.0144%
1920 459 133 0.012%
1921 480 127 0.0111%
1922 480 126 0.0113%
1923 532 100 0.0089%
1924 498 121 0.0104%
1925 578 81 0.0072%
1926 491 114 0.0104%
1927 483 119 0.0108%
1928 500 112 0.0105%
1929 503 99 0.0096%
1930 482 113 0.0108%
1931 555 76 0.0077%
1932 524 85 0.0086%
1933 514 84 0.009%
1934 583 68 0.007%
1935 545 75 0.0077%
1936 576 65 0.0067%
1937 641 49 0.005%
1938 572 69 0.0067%
1939 561 70 0.0069%
1940 522 84 0.0079%
1941 606 61 0.0054%
1942 532 90 0.0071%
1943 539 93 0.0071%
1944 512 102 0.0082%
1945 545 81 0.0066%
1946 591 78 0.0053%
1947 603 88 0.0053%
1948 580 91 0.0057%
1949 652 67 0.0042%
1950 564 102 0.0063%
1951 572 101 0.006%
1952 673 65 0.0037%
1953 623 89 0.005%
1954 659 80 0.0044%
1955 666 78 0.0042%
1956 767 52 0.0028%
1957 748 59 0.0031%
1958 755 57 0.003%
1959 700 77 0.0041%
1960 916 30 0.0016%
1961 1,048 20 0.0011%
1962 955 27 0.0015%
1963 964 26 0.0014%
1964 912 33 0.0019%
1965 776 49 0.003%
1966 1,060 17 0.0011%
1967 923 25 0.0016%
1968 1,168 13 0.0009%
1969 1,051 21 0.0014%
1970 1,097 22 0.0014%
1971 1,121 20 0.0013%
1972 1,181 16 0.0012%
1973 1,568 6 0.0005%
1974 1,259 14 0.0011%
1975 1,835 5 0.0004%
1976 1,615 7 0.0005%
1977 1,736 6 0.0004%
1978 1,832 5 0.0004%
1979 1,663 7 0.0005%
1980 1,197 24 0.0016%
1981 1,364 17 0.0012%
1982 1,256 21 0.0014%
1983 1,577 11 0.0007%
1984 1,598 10 0.0007%
1985 2,112 5 0.0003%
1986 2,086 5 0.0003%
1987 1,746 11 0.0007%
1988 1,326 25 0.0016%
1989 1,252 33 0.002%
1990 1,568 20 0.0012%
1991 1,776 15 0.0009%
1992 2,584 5 0.0003%
1993 2,045 10 0.0006%
1994 2,508 6 0.0004%
1995 2,397 6 0.0004%
1996 0 0%
1997 2,626 5 0.0003%
1998 0 0%
1999 2,195 10 0.0007%
2000 1,717 23 0.0015%
2001 1,555 32 0.0021%
2002 1,607 30 0.002%
2003 1,801 23 0.0015%
2004 1,452 45 0.003%
2005 1,742 29 0.0019%
2006 1,663 36 0.0023%
2007 1,555 46 0.0029%
2008 1,384 63 0.0041%
2009 998 137 0.0092%
2010 841 196 0.0136%
2011 946 151 0.0106%
2012 481 522 0.0366%
2013 366 813 0.0571%
2014 348 896 0.0615%
2015 359 878 0.0603%
2016 344 948 0.0658%
2017 325 1,006 0.0721%
2018 342 915 0.0666%
2019 345 914 0.0675%
2020 349 861 0.0676%

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Name Meaning Origin Popularity Other Gender
Majer

Greater

Latin

Mayer

Farmer; bright, shining; larger

Latin

Mayor

Greater; farmer; bright one

Latin


What names sound like Major?

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

Name Meaning Origin Popularity Other Gender
Mahir

Skillful

Arabic


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2 Comments

  1. Sweet baby

  2. Well truth is I didn’t know what I was going to name my son. The way I came up with his name was one day I went to the. pharmacy I ran out of prenatal pills the lady pharmacist help me find some prenatals pills as I proceeded to the registry I reached in my purse and realize i left my wallet at home. The lady was kind enough to.
    purchase my prenatals for me the brand of the prenatals was called major I knew that was a sign from God on what to name my son …. Major is a blessing from God that’s how I came up with this name its funny when you stopped trying to force something it happens so pure and natural….


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