Popularity in the United States

1890 1900 1910 1920 1930 1940 1950 1960 1970 1980 1990 2000 2010 4.700% 3.760% 2.820% 1.880% 0.940% 1880 2018
              

Numbers

 Michael (masculine)   Michael (feminine) 
 Year   Rank   Percent Used   Rank   Percent Used 
2018 #14 0.602
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2017 #12 0.641
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2016 #8 0.697
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2015 #9 0.707
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2014 #7 0.755
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2013 #7 0.768
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2012 #7 0.798
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2011 #6 0.828
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2010 #3 0.845
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2009 #3 0.894
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2008 #2 0.947
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2007 #2 0.993
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2006 #2 1.033
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2005 #2 1.120
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2004 #2 1.205
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2003 #2 1.291
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2002 #2 1.367
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2001 #2 1.436
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2000 #2 1.535
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1999 #2 1.664
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1998 #1 1.806
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1997 #1 1.880
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1996 #1 1.915
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1995 #1 2.059
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1994 #1 2.182
#966 0.010
1993 #1 2.399
#870 0.011
1992 #1 2.592
#789 0.013
1991 #1 2.868
#770 0.013
1990 #1 3.035
#746 0.014
1989 #1 3.120
#594 0.018
1988 #1 3.205
#471 0.025
1987 #1 3.265
#409 0.029
1986 #1 3.342
#392 0.032
1985 #1 3.374
#419 0.029
1984 #1 3.610
#419 0.028
1983 #1 3.649
#385 0.032
1982 #1 3.615
#403 0.032
1981 #1 3.692
#438 0.027
1980 #1 3.703
#409 0.031
1979 #1 3.780
#394 0.032
1978 #1 3.929
#384 0.033
1977 #1 3.954
#378 0.034
1976 #1 4.100
#397 0.033
1975 #1 4.218
#373 0.036
1974 #1 4.144
#392 0.034
1973 #1 4.203
#431 0.029
1972 #1 4.264
#430 0.028
1971 #1 4.267
#449 0.026
1970 #1 4.477
#461 0.025
1969 #1 4.656
#449 0.026
1968 #1 4.618
#438 0.028
1967 #1 4.632
#495 0.022
1966 #1 4.400
#509 0.020
1965 #1 4.275
#504 0.019
1964 #1 4.077
#566 0.015
1963 #1 4.057
#501 0.019
1962 #1 4.045
#520 0.017
1961 #1 4.031
#546 0.016
1960 #2 3.887
#544 0.015
1959 #1 3.935
#586 0.014
1958 #1 4.204
#572 0.014
1957 #1 4.238
#611 0.012
1956 #1 4.225
#617 0.012
1955 #1 4.227
#576 0.013
1954 #1 4.280
#618 0.011
1953 #3 4.206
#581 0.012
1952 #4 4.006
#644 0.010
1951 #4 3.808
#668 0.009
1950 #4 3.581
#638 0.010
1949 #5 3.332
#601 0.011
1948 #6 2.949
#636 0.010
1947 #7 2.719
#635 0.010
1946 #7 2.495
#611 0.010
1945 #9 2.180
#583 0.012
1944 #9 1.924
#562 0.012
1943 #10 1.701
#553 0.013
1942 #13 1.543
#591 0.011
1941 #16 1.270
#713 0.008
1940 #18 1.115
#791 0.007
1939 #18 0.955
#763 0.007
1938 #21 0.799
#931 0.005
1937 #27 0.649
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1936 #33 0.545
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1935 #41 0.459
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1934 #47 0.387
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1933 #53 0.348
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1932 #54 0.336
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1931 #55 0.326
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1930 #54 0.314
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1929 #54 0.313
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1928 #53 0.315
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1927 #52 0.310
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1926 #56 0.304
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1925 #55 0.327
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1924 #54 0.331
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1923 #50 0.346
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1922 #48 0.355
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1921 #47 0.369
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1920 #50 0.364
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1919 #46 0.385
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1918 #45 0.410
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1917 #44 0.447
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1916 #44 0.456
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1915 #43 0.463
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1914 #40 0.492
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1913 #40 0.486
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1912 #42 0.466
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1911 #38 0.480
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1910 #45 0.405
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1909 #47 0.359
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1908 #44 0.414
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1907 #48 0.370
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1906 #46 0.369
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1905 #45 0.358
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1904 #50 0.334
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1903 #47 0.360
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1902 #48 0.347
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1901 #52 0.332
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1900 #51 0.305
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1899 #51 0.326
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1898 #51 0.329
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1897 #57 0.302
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1896 #53 0.309
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1895 #52 0.326
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1894 #50 0.339
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1893 #49 0.336
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1892 #59 0.289
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1891 #54 0.305
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1890 #48 0.329
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1889 #51 0.317
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1888 #46 0.359
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1887 #48 0.316
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1886 #53 0.292
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1885 #46 0.319
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1884 #51 0.304
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1883 #55 0.273
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1882 #57 0.263
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1881 #54 0.275
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1880 #46 0.299
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