Meaning and Name Origin
For more on this name, see also the related girl name Winter.
Summer is a very popular first name for women (#662 out of 4276, Top 15%) and also a very popular surname for all people (#5643 out of 88799, Top 6%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Shown below is the birth name popularity of Summer for girls. Summer entered the list in 1970-1979 and reached its peak rank of #131 in the U.S. in the year 1998, and is currently at #182. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Below is a graphed comparison of the popularity of Summer and associated names. Prominent related forms of Summer (#182 a year ago) are Winter (#556 a year ago) and Spring. Adoption of these girl names is at its highest today. Winter (#556) and Summer (#182) are two of the more contemporarily stylish girl names among these. (Top 1000 Birth Names Records, 2014)
Summer▲ is alike in pronunciation to Sommer. Like Summer, this name is not commonly used.