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Fastest growing baby names of the last 50 years

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Fastest growing baby names of the last 50 years

All things considered, we are living in a rapidly changing nation. In 2008, Donald Trump was hosting “The Celebrity Apprentice,” the first iPhone had just recently been released and Instagram had not yet been invented. Not only is the media we consume evolving at unprecedented rates, so is the population. As the nation’s ethnic makeup continues to shift, so too do the names most consistently found on birth certificates, classroom rosters and corporate name tags.

Stacker used data from the Social Security Administration to list the fastest growing baby names of the past 50 years. The slideshow accounts for the 50 female and 50 male names which have risen the highest in popularity between the years of 1968 and 2017. At least 1,000 babies had to be given the name in 2017 for it to be included on the list.

Read on to see if your name or the name of a loved one has grown in popularity in the last half century!

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Elvira Koneva // Shutterstock

#50 Boy: Bentley

Today's rank: #3,796
Rank 50 years ago: #1,737
Change in rank: +1,645

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Oksana Kuzmina // Shutterstock

#50 Girl: Gemma

Today's rank: #1,241
Rank 50 years ago: #2,498
Change in rank: +2,280

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Zdenka Darula // Shutterstock

#49 Boy: Jameson

Today's rank: #3,907
Rank 50 years ago: #1,752
Change in rank: +1,662

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George Rudy // Shutterstock

#49 Girl: Gianna

Today's rank: #3,183
Rank 50 years ago: #2,379
Change in rank: +2,299

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2xSamara.com // Shutterstock

#48 Boy: Hudson

Today's rank: #5,755
Rank 50 years ago: #1,751
Change in rank: +1,690

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Ivanna-Ivashka // Shutterstock

#48 Girl: Mila

Today's rank: #5,941
Rank 50 years ago: #2,406
Change in rank: +2,378

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AlexAnnaButs // Shutterstock

#47 Boy: Cristian

Today's rank: #1,175
Rank 50 years ago: #1,976
Change in rank: +1,720

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pixelheadphoto digitalskillet // Shutterstock

#47 Girl: Leia

Today's rank: #1,151
Rank 50 years ago: #2,670
Change in rank: +2,433

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Oksana Kuzmina // Shutterstock

#46 Boy: Matias

Today's rank: #1,558
Rank 50 years ago: #1,939
Change in rank: +1,734

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CroMary // Shutterstock

#46 Girl: Bella

Today's rank: #4,611
Rank 50 years ago: #2,545
Change in rank: +2,499

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Evgeny Atamanenko // Shutterstock

#45 Boy: Amir

Today's rank: #2,600
Rank 50 years ago: #1,897
Change in rank: +1,763

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izzet ugutmen // Shutterstock

#45 Girl: Raelyn

Today's rank: #1,019
Rank 50 years ago: #2,769
Change in rank: +2,505

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takayuki // Shutterstock

#44 Boy: Bryson

Today's rank: #4,633
Rank 50 years ago: #1,846
Change in rank: +1,767

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Evgeny Atamanenko // Shutterstock

#44 Girl: Nyla

Today's rank: #1,076
Rank 50 years ago: #2,843
Change in rank: +2,590

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Africa Studio // Shutterstock

#43 Boy: Ashton

Today's rank: #2,937
Rank 50 years ago: #1,898
Change in rank: +1,773

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Tetiana Iatsenko // Shutterstock

#43 Girl: Chloe

Today's rank: #6,912
Rank 50 years ago: #2,640
Change in rank: +2,618

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Syda Productions // Shutterstock

#42 Boy: Josiah

Today's rank: #6,976
Rank 50 years ago: #1,869
Change in rank: +1,821

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EvgeniiAnd // Shutterstock

#42 Girl: Laila

Today's rank: #1,735
Rank 50 years ago: #2,820
Change in rank: +2,671

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Natalia Deriabina // Shutterstock

#41 Boy: Emiliano

Today's rank: #1,864
Rank 50 years ago: #2,052
Change in rank: +1,867

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AlikeYou // Shutterstock

#41 Girl: Isabella

Today's rank: #15,100
Rank 50 years ago: #2,734
Change in rank: +2,730

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Evgeniya Yantseva // Shutterstock

#40 Boy: Colton

Today's rank: #5,253
Rank 50 years ago: #1,972
Change in rank: +1,906

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javi_indy // Shutterstock

#40 Girl: Adelaide

Today's rank: #1,155
Rank 50 years ago: #3,169
Change in rank: +2,935

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Oksana Kuzmina // Shutterstock

#39 Boy: Asher

Today's rank: #5,991
Rank 50 years ago: #2,036
Change in rank: +1,980

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Max Bukovski // Shutterstock

#39 Girl: Sloane

Today's rank: #1,397
Rank 50 years ago: #3,144
Change in rank: +2,955

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FamVeld // Shutterstock

#38 Boy: Orion

Today's rank: #1,015
Rank 50 years ago: #2,276
Change in rank: +1,993

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gualtiero boffi // Shutterstock

#38 Girl: Alayna

Today's rank: #1,373
Rank 50 years ago: #3,170
Change in rank: +2,974

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Olena Zaskochenko // Shutterstock

#37 Boy: Griffin

Today's rank: #1,511
Rank 50 years ago: #2,241
Change in rank: +2,031

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Samuel Borges Photography // Shutterstock

#37 Girl: Mya

Today's rank: #1,728
Rank 50 years ago: #3,127
Change in rank: +2,977

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Pakhnyushchy // Shutterstock

#36 Boy: Judah

Today's rank: #1,897
Rank 50 years ago: #2,253
Change in rank: +2,069

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Tetiana Iatsenko // Shutterstock

#36 Girl: Norah

Today's rank: #2,148
Rank 50 years ago: #3,272
Change in rank: +3,155

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pyrozhenka // Shutterstock

#35 Boy: Braxton

Today's rank: #3,320
Rank 50 years ago: #2,211
Change in rank: +2,103

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greenaperture // Shutterstock

#35 Girl: Olive

Today's rank: #1,241
Rank 50 years ago: #3,411
Change in rank: +3,194

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showice // Shutterstock

#34 Boy: Camden

Today's rank: #2,651
Rank 50 years ago: #2,332
Change in rank: +2,199

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Elena Efimova // Shutterstock

#34 Girl: Brianna

Today's rank: #2,504
Rank 50 years ago: #3,471
Change in rank: +3,365

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komokvm // Shutterstock

#33 Boy: Cooper

Today's rank: #4,581
Rank 50 years ago: #2,342
Change in rank: +2,261

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Pixabay

#33 Girl: Willow

Today's rank: #3,529
Rank 50 years ago: #3,610
Change in rank: +3,538

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Pixabay

#32 Boy: Kameron

Today's rank: #1,320
Rank 50 years ago: #2,508
Change in rank: +2,274

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Pixabay

#32 Girl: Savannah

Today's rank: #5,222
Rank 50 years ago: #3,576
Change in rank: +3,541

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Public Domain Pictures

#31 Boy: Aidan

Today's rank: #1,718
Rank 50 years ago: #2,577
Change in rank: +2,382

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Good Free Photos

#31 Girl: Brynn

Today's rank: #1,091
Rank 50 years ago: #3,805
Change in rank: +3,558

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Voiceboks

#30 Boy: Enzo

Today's rank: #1,419
Rank 50 years ago: #2,620
Change in rank: +2,400

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Pxhere

#30 Girl: Lyla

Today's rank: #2,251
Rank 50 years ago: #3,710
Change in rank: +3,596

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Pexels

#29 Boy: Luca

Today's rank: #3,070
Rank 50 years ago: #2,524
Change in rank: +2,404

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Public Domain Pictures

#29 Girl: Camila

Today's rank: #6,752
Rank 50 years ago: #3,808
Change in rank: +3,785

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Pxhere

#28 Boy: Connor

Today's rank: #6,382
Rank 50 years ago: #2,469
Change in rank: +2,416

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Pxhere

#28 Girl: Charlee

Today's rank: #1,154
Rank 50 years ago: #4,026
Change in rank: +3,791

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Max Pixel

#27 Boy: Finn

Today's rank: #2,365
Rank 50 years ago: #2,629
Change in rank: +2,478

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Pxhere

#27 Girl: Ember

Today's rank: #1,111
Rank 50 years ago: #4,283
Change in rank: +4,040

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Betty Wills (Atsme)

#26 Boy: Tanner

Today's rank: #1,322
Rank 50 years ago: #2,715
Change in rank: +2,483

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Pixabay

#26 Girl: Trinity

Today's rank: #1,846
Rank 50 years ago: #4,206
Change in rank: +4,067

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Public Domain Pictures

#25 Boy: Mateo

Today's rank: #7,726
Rank 50 years ago: #2,534
Change in rank: +2,494

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Pexels

#25 Girl: Kaylee

Today's rank: #3,390
Rank 50 years ago: #4,331
Change in rank: +4,257

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Avsar Aras // Wikicommons

#24 Boy: Malachi

Today's rank: #2,507
Rank 50 years ago: #2,677
Change in rank: +2,539

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Weird Beard // Wikicommons

#24 Girl: Freya

Today's rank: #1,069
Rank 50 years ago: #4,586
Change in rank: +4,330

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Pxhere

#23 Boy: Finley

Today's rank: #1,284
Rank 50 years ago: #2,796
Change in rank: +2,557

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Pexels

#23 Girl: Jayla

Today's rank: #1,334
Rank 50 years ago: #4,604
Change in rank: +4,400

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Kenny Louie // Wikicommons

#22 Boy: Paxton

Today's rank: #1,898
Rank 50 years ago: #2,867
Change in rank: +2,684

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Max Pixel

#22 Girl: Talia

Today's rank: #1,040
Rank 50 years ago: #4,739
Change in rank: +4,478

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Pxhere

#21 Boy: Matteo

Today's rank: #2,071
Rank 50 years ago: #3,022
Change in rank: +2,853

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peasap // Flickr

#21 Girl: Amina

Today's rank: #1,170
Rank 50 years ago: #4,785
Change in rank: +4,556

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Public Domain Pictures

#20 Boy: Holden

Today's rank: #1,518
Rank 50 years ago: #3,211
Change in rank: +3,002

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Pxhere

#20 Girl: Kali

Today's rank: #1,083
Rank 50 years ago: #4,929
Change in rank: +4,679

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Aqua Mechanical // Flickr

#19 Boy: Declan

Today's rank: #3,444
Rank 50 years ago: #3,163
Change in rank: +3,057

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Max Pixel

#19 Girl: Arianna

Today's rank: #3,264
Rank 50 years ago: #4,793
Change in rank: +4,717

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Pexels

#18 Boy: Arlo

Today's rank: #1,084
Rank 50 years ago: #3,382
Change in rank: +3,114

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Pexels

#18 Girl: Lilliana

Today's rank: #1,108
Rank 50 years ago: #4,984
Change in rank: +4,740

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Pixabay

#17 Boy: Conor

Today's rank: #1,127
Rank 50 years ago: #3,430
Change in rank: +3,167

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Pexels

#17 Girl: Eliana

Today's rank: #3,254
Rank 50 years ago: #4,874
Change in rank: +4,797

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Max Pixel

#16 Boy: Cash

Today's rank: #1,260
Rank 50 years ago: #3,414
Change in rank: +3,170

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Pexels

#16 Girl: Raegan

Today's rank: #1,213
Rank 50 years ago: #5,044
Change in rank: +4,822

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Pexels

#15 Boy: Maverick

Today's rank: #4,702
Rank 50 years ago: #3,271
Change in rank: +3,193

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Pexels

#15 Girl: Kamila

Today's rank: #1,100
Rank 50 years ago: #5,345
Change in rank: +5,099

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Pexels

#14 Boy: Colt

Today's rank: #1,329
Rank 50 years ago: #3,428
Change in rank: +3,197

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Pexels

#14 Girl: Lilah

Today's rank: #1,168
Rank 50 years ago: #5,416
Change in rank: +5,185

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Pexels

#13 Boy: Maximiliano

Today's rank: #1,191
Rank 50 years ago: #3,564
Change in rank: +3,312

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Pexels

#13 Girl: Kylie

Today's rank: #2,688
Rank 50 years ago: #5,382
Change in rank: +5,283

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Pexels

#12 Boy: Lukas

Today's rank: #1,723
Rank 50 years ago: #3,547
Change in rank: +3,353

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Pexels

#12 Girl: Vivienne

Today's rank: #1,255
Rank 50 years ago: #5,627
Change in rank: +5,412

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FamVeld // Shutterstock

#11 Boy: Conner

Today's rank: #1,005
Rank 50 years ago: #3,757
Change in rank: +3,473

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Pexels

#11 Girl: Amara

Today's rank: #1,478
Rank 50 years ago: #5,651
Change in rank: +5,472

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Yulia Sribna // Shutterstock

#10 Boy: Rowan

Today's rank: #2,827
Rank 50 years ago: #3,615
Change in rank: +3,489

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Pexels

#10 Girl: Arabella

Today's rank: #1,875
Rank 50 years ago: #5,666
Change in rank: +5,530

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Lopolo // Shutterstock

#9 Boy: Gage

Today's rank: #1,035
Rank 50 years ago: #3,850
Change in rank: +3,572

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Pexels

#9 Girl: Delaney

Today's rank: #1,259
Rank 50 years ago: #5,758
Change in rank: +5,545

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Lipatova Maryna // Shutterstock

#8 Boy: Brody

Today's rank: #2,542
Rank 50 years ago: #3,722
Change in rank: +3,585

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Africa Studio // Shutterstock

#8 Girl: Paisley

Today's rank: #4,927
Rank 50 years ago: #6,068
Change in rank: +6,027

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Iren_Geo // Shutterstock

#7 Boy: Kyler

Today's rank: #1,064
Rank 50 years ago: #3,934
Change in rank: +3,663

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Nina Buday // Shutterstock

#7 Girl: Harmony

Today's rank: #1,694
Rank 50 years ago: #6,514
Change in rank: +6,361

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pratan ounpitipong // Shutterstock

#6 Boy: Ronan

Today's rank: #1,190
Rank 50 years ago: #4,047
Change in rank: +3,794

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Kateryna Gurska // Shutterstock

#6 Girl: Lyric

Today's rank: #1,057
Rank 50 years ago: #6,692
Change in rank: +6,435

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FamVeld // Shutterstock

#5 Boy: Rylan

Today's rank: #1,253
Rank 50 years ago: #4,054
Change in rank: +3,809

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Rob Marmion // Shutterstock

#5 Girl: Hailey

Today's rank: #3,691
Rank 50 years ago: #6,513
Change in rank: +6,448

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ucchie79 // Shutterstock

#4 Boy: Adriel

Today's rank: #1,458
Rank 50 years ago: #4,140
Change in rank: +3,923

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Malakhova Ganna // Shutterstock

#4 Girl: Adaline

Today's rank: #1,673
Rank 50 years ago: #7,014
Change in rank: +6,859

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Nadia Cruzova // Shutterstock

#3 Boy: Nash

Today's rank: #1,273
Rank 50 years ago: #4,552
Change in rank: +4,309

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Oksana Kuzmina // Shutterstock

#3 Girl: Aria

Today's rank: #7,132
Rank 50 years ago: #7,064
Change in rank: +7,044

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Vasilyev Alexandr // Shutterstock

#2 Boy: Phoenix

Today's rank: #1,332
Rank 50 years ago: #4,587
Change in rank: +4,358

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Oksana Kuzmina // Shutterstock

#2 Girl: Marley

Today's rank: #1,463
Rank 50 years ago: #7,732
Change in rank: +7,552

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DONOT6_STUDIO // Shutterstock

#1 Boy: Ryder

Today's rank: #3,238
Rank 50 years ago: #4,627
Change in rank: +4,515

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Marlon Lopez MMG1 Design // Shutterstock

#1 Girl: Sienna

Today's rank: #1,392
Rank 50 years ago: #8,018
Change in rank: +7,827

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