Over the past 110 years, 36 914 girls and 60 boys have been named Ebony. The name Ebony ranks 634th in the United States among the most common names for girls. For the first time more than ten times newborns were named Ebony in 1969. The peak of popularity of the name Ebony came in the 1980s and 1990s. You can see absolute numbers and relative numbers on the chart. Indicators per 100K more accurately assess the popularity of the name.