Over the past 110 years, 16 051 girls and 5 boys have been named Precious. The name Precious ranks 1008th in the United States among the most common names for girls. For the first time more than ten times newborns were named Precious in 1915. The peak of popularity of the name Precious came in the 1990s and 2000s. You can see absolute numbers and relative numbers on the chart. Indicators per 100K more accurately assess the popularity of the name.