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87k
in the U.S.
since 1880

Becky

  • Gender: Girl
  • Origin: English
  • #690 All Time
Girls
Boys

How popular is the name "Becky" in the U.S.?



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YearTotal Babies BornGirls BornBoys Born
1880880
1881990
1884660
1885550
1886770
1887770
1888660
1889660
1890550
1892550
1893880
1895550
1897660
1898660
1900770
1901770
1904660
1906880
1907550
190810100
1909770
1910770
1911770
191211110
191422220
191523230
191618180
191730300
191820200
191926260
192024240
192139390
192237370
192349490
192437370
192545450
192627270
192745450
192842420
192947470
193047470
193152520
193256560
193362620
193467670
193599990
19361181180
19371141140
19381781780
19392652650
19403473470
19414274270
19425125120
19435525520
19445935930
19456576570
19461,0381,0380
19471,2991,2990
19481,1981,1980
19491,1111,1065
19501,2411,2365
19511,2591,2590
19521,5361,5360
19531,6271,6270
19541,8491,8490
19552,0092,0045
19562,6932,6885
19573,5313,5247
19584,3714,36011
19594,7534,7530
19604,3254,3250
19614,0934,0930
19623,7173,70611
19633,3163,30412
19643,1123,1057
19652,5982,5899
19662,2972,2970
19672,0382,0317
19682,0612,0565
19692,0982,0926
19702,0712,0710
19711,9401,93010
19721,7971,78710
19731,6151,6105
19741,5031,4985
19751,3111,3056
19761,1961,1960
19771,0081,0080
19789959950
19799149086
19801,0181,0117
19819939930
19828008000
19836896890
19845775770
19855165160
19863823820
19873773770
19883243240
19892612610
19902302300
19912062060
19921911910
19931601600
19941371370
19951081080
19961171170
19971291290
199879790
199989890
200081810
200166660
200266660
200353530
200455550
200557570
200652520
200767670
200856560
200959590
201044440
201145450
201240400
201338380
201453530

Want to know about the populiarty of Becky? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 86,576 babies born with the name Becky in the United States. That's more than enough Beckies to occupy the country of Antigua and Barbuda with an estimated population of 86,295 (as of May 27, 2011). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given to 8 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Becky" was in 1959 with a total of 4,753 babies. (That's a lot of baby Beckies)

According to the 1974 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Becky" ranks #61 in popularity as a baby girl's name in South Dakota. Imagine that, 18 babies in South Dakota have the same name as you in 1974. Across the entire United States a total of 1,503 babies also bear the same first name during the same year. OMG! It's tough being a popular person isn't it?

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The map shows the relative popularity of the name Becky in each of the states since 1950. Can you guess a name that was popular in the region near the Rockies? Search for the name to check your answer!

Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

Have you been wondering what does the name "Becky" mean? The list below shows the origins of Becky as well as things modernly associated with the name Becky such as celebrities named Becky.

English

Origin and Meaning of Becky

The name "Becky" is of English origin, and it means "Diminutive form of Rebecca". It's a name commonly given to girls.

Becky Hammon

Becky Hammon is a basketball biography. Becky was born in 1977 in Rapid City, South Dakota.

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Becky Quick

Becky Quick is a cnbc's ''squawk box'' co-anchor and former writer. Becky was born in 1972 in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

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Becky Wahlstrom

Becky was born in 1975 in Chicago, Illinois.

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Becky Herbst

Becky Herbst is an actress with the most prominent portion of their career being from 1986 to present. Becky was born in 1977 as Rebecca Ann Liberty Herbst in Encino, California, U.S.

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Alternative Meanings

B is for befriend, it is so easy for you.

E is for expressive, not one to hold within.

C is for complete, nothing further needed here.

K is for kindness, you always show.

Y is for young, the years never show!

Your name in reverse order is "Ykceb". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Kecby". How do you pronounce that?

Now try the names of everyone you know including friends, cousins, neighbors, classmates, co-workers or your pets. Even your favorite anime, TV or movie characters! See what their names mean. Remember, this is purely just for fun.

Past life for Becky born May 10, 1928

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a male in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Ontario approximately on 1750. Your profession was dramatist, director, musician, and bard.

You always liked to travel, to investigate, could have been detective or spy. You should develop your talent for love, happiness and enthusiasm and to distribute these feelings to all people.

Name poster for Becky

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