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Sally Name Popularity

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

Year Rank # Births % Births
1910 146 522 0.1483%
1911 153 496 0.1332%
1912 136 787 0.1561%
1913 139 842 0.1485%
1914 138 1,042 0.1495%
1915 164 1,093 0.1203%
1916 163 1,190 0.1232%
1917 184 1,000 0.1%
1918 184 1,058 0.0986%
1919 191 968 0.0924%
1920 203 923 0.083%
1921 215 861 0.0752%
1922 204 939 0.0843%
1923 201 971 0.0867%
1924 190 1,121 0.0965%
1925 172 1,287 0.1139%
1926 158 1,448 0.1317%
1927 147 1,617 0.1461%
1928 128 1,868 0.1746%
1929 112 2,197 0.2121%
1930 97 2,537 0.2429%
1931 97 2,554 0.2588%
1932 84 2,912 0.2947%
1933 75 3,143 0.3374%
1934 62 3,721 0.3849%
1935 58 3,707 0.3815%
1936 59 3,628 0.3766%
1937 59 3,922 0.398%
1938 54 4,271 0.4172%
1939 52 4,243 0.4171%
1940 61 3,800 0.3575%
1941 61 3,960 0.3518%
1942 56 4,652 0.3684%
1943 57 4,653 0.3564%
1944 59 4,386 0.3539%
1945 64 3,975 0.3259%
1946 68 4,837 0.3278%
1947 70 5,266 0.3155%
1948 72 5,007 0.3136%
1949 76 4,773 0.2967%
1950 78 4,866 0.3022%
1951 77 5,137 0.303%
1952 81 5,033 0.2883%
1953 81 5,180 0.2927%
1954 84 5,074 0.2776%
1955 95 4,688 0.2549%
1956 105 4,344 0.23%
1957 115 3,997 0.2077%
1958 112 4,299 0.2275%
1959 114 4,064 0.2139%
1960 123 3,754 0.1981%
1961 133 3,459 0.1832%
1962 136 3,172 0.1728%
1963 146 2,738 0.1525%
1964 149 2,705 0.1537%
1965 162 2,310 0.1413%
1966 180 1,805 0.1156%
1967 191 1,627 0.1072%
1968 215 1,380 0.0919%
1969 230 1,289 0.0837%
1970 249 1,227 0.0771%
1971 270 1,037 0.069%
1972 281 880 0.0646%
1973 263 924 0.0713%
1974 266 930 0.0716%
1975 256 915 0.0712%
1976 262 875 0.0679%
1977 300 764 0.0567%
1978 295 747 0.0556%
1979 321 706 0.0501%
1980 327 711 0.0486%
1981 331 684 0.0465%
1982 363 601 0.0402%
1983 347 619 0.0419%
1984 373 581 0.0391%
1985 396 530 0.0349%
1986 393 549 0.0364%
1987 426 487 0.0319%
1988 424 503 0.0323%
1989 448 503 0.0312%
1990 445 514 0.031%
1991 464 486 0.0298%
1992 494 453 0.0284%
1993 528 414 0.0266%
1994 569 358 0.0233%
1995 592 338 0.0224%
1996 650 300 0.02%
1997 653 289 0.0195%
1998 676 291 0.0194%
1999 694 283 0.0189%
2000 701 290 0.019%
2001 821 233 0.0155%
2002 876 207 0.0138%
2003 1,064 156 0.0103%
2004 919 212 0.0139%
2005 961 202 0.0132%
2006 1,076 181 0.0116%
2007 1,078 187 0.0119%
2008 1,098 177 0.0115%
2009 1,062 181 0.0121%
2010 1,140 152 0.0105%
2011 1,117 153 0.0107%
2012 1,195 130 0.0091%
2013 1,036 172 0.0121%
2014 1,087 159 0.0109%
2015 1,100 155 0.0107%
2016 1,120 145 0.0101%
2017 990 183 0.0131%
2018 1,127 130 0.0095%
2019 1,251 105 0.0078%

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Names Like Sally

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What names are variants of Sally?

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

Name Meaning Origin Popularity Other Gender
Sal

Princess

Hebrew

Salcia

English

Saletta

English

Sallee

Princess

Hebrew

Salletta

English

Sallette

English

Salley

Princess

Hebrew

Sallianne

English

Sallie

Princess

Hebrew

Sallyann

English


What names sound like Sally?

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

Name Meaning Origin Popularity Other Gender
Cilly

Blind; sixth

Welsh

Seely

Blind; sixth

Welsh


What names are similar to Sally?

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Name Meaning Origin Popularity Other Gender
Tally

Hebrew


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