Popularity (masculine) in the United States (by decade)

1890 1900 1910 1920 1930 1940 1950 1960 1970 1980 1990 79,000 63,200 47,400 31,600 15,800 1880 2000
         

Numbers

 Dale (masculine) 
 Year   Rank   Times Used 
2000 #596 3391
1990 #387 6207
1980 #226 10477
1970 #148 18061
1960 #67 50407
1950 #50 75445
1940 #59 46757
1930 #61 32512
1920 #85 22744
1910 #128 8221
1900 #238 673
1890 #346 281
1880 #546 121