Summer

Summer - A very unique female name



  Jan 16,2017      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Summer appeared on the charts for the first time in 1959 on position #2475. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Summer and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Summer? Our experts and editorial staff have gathered trends and insights for 30,000+ baby names over the last 100 years -- And on this page you will learn everything you ever wanted to know about the name Summer. The baby girl name Summer was given to 1,741 baby girls in 2012, ranking #176 on the national girl baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 812 baby girls were given this name - making this a very unique female name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Summer peaked in popularity 40 years ago in 1977 on position 119.



Famous with this name

Summer Glau
Cree Summer
Summer Eubanks


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Summer is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Summer is currently topping the baby name charts in North Carolina at position #115 - and is the least popular in Colorado at position #378.

Why care about state specific baby name charts? It could be that a name that is very popular on the national overall charts is less (or even more) popular where you live. So make sure you check out the state specific charts below and find out how popular or unique Summer is where you live.


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Summer origin and meaning

Summer is a 6 letter name with 2 syllables. We couldn't find any information about what this name means. To see famous people named Summer, pop culture references for the name Summer and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Summer

We've found the following names that sound similar to Summer, sorted by popularity.

Samara / Sommer / Samira / Samaria / Somer / Samirah / Samarah / Shamira / Shamara / Samari /

Name statistics


Most parents-to-be know if they want a popular or unique name, and with these charts and data tables you can easily get a better understanding of how popular or unique this name is.

With a quick glance you can easily tell if this name is increasing or declining in popularity - But note that its current popularity can actually differ a lot from state to state.

Chart position per year (visualized)



Chart position per state (visualized)



Chart position per year (table view)


Year Rank
2012176
2011172
2010164
2009173
2008169
2007158
2006153
2005140
2004140
2003152
2002151
2001142
2000145
1999136
1998129
1997131
1996138
1995153
1994141
1993180
1992254
1991282
1990273
1989288
1988259
1987247
1986230
1985223
1984215
1983215
1982211
1981179
1980159
1979149
1978143
1977119
1976225
1975296
1974560
1973762
1972793
1971938
19701155
19691412
19681589
19671835
19661961
19651749
19642593
19632117
19622541
19592475

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
South Carolina115
North Carolina115
North Dakota121
Florida126
Alabama133
Georgia134
Maryland136
Mississippi140
Kentucky149
West Virginia155
Arkansas159
Idaho160
Oregon163
Virginia168
Washington168
Maine168
Arizona169
Minnesota171
Michigan172
Missouri175
Ohio176
New Jersey177
Connecticut180
Oklahoma181
Pennsylvania184
New Hampshire195
Utah196
Rhode Island197
Iowa199
Wisconsin200
Nevada201
Massachusetts203
Indiana204
New York207
California207
Tennessee207
New Mexico209
Hawaii217
South Dakota220
Louisiana233
Kansas246
Texas246
Nebraska263
Illinois282
Colorado378

Even more about Summer


These are some of the common questions you may want to have answered to know if this is the perfect name for your baby.

Is Summer a common or unique name?

By analyzing the number of births and frequency of this name we've determined that it's currently a very unique female name.

What is the number of syllables for the name Summer?

2 syllables. Why is this important? One of the things that makes a baby name sound good and have a nice rythm is the number of syllables - and especially the number of syllables along with the syllable count for your last name. A simple rule is to avoid having the same number of syllables in your first, middle and last name.

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#
On chart
1977
Peak year
Female


Popularity Score™

Name Summer
Gender Female
Popularity 1 in 812
Letter count 6
Syllable count 2
Year first discovered 1959
2012 births +1,741

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