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Coy

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1880 6 0 6
1881 7 0 7
1882 11 0 11
1883 5 0 5
1885 8 0 8
1886 6 0 6
1888 10 0 10
1889 6 0 6
1890 8 0 8
1891 12 0 12
1892 11 0 11
1893 5 0 5
1894 11 0 11
1895 28 9 19
1896 13 0 13
1897 23 6 17
1898 18 0 18
1899 23 7 16
1900 35 8 27
1901 23 6 17
1902 43 8 35
1903 44 6 38
1904 27 5 22
1905 47 6 41
1906 26 5 21
1907 30 6 24
1908 44 10 34
1909 53 10 43
1910 81 12 69
1911 52 13 39
1912 108 11 97
1913 109 14 95
1914 146 5 141
1915 210 21 189
1916 249 21 228
1917 215 19 196
1918 269 23 246
1919 279 22 257
1920 259 18 241
1921 227 22 205
1922 233 19 214
1923 233 12 221
1924 256 22 234
1925 260 16 244
1926 275 11 264
1927 224 10 214
1928 243 18 225
1929 214 13 201
1930 232 18 214
1931 216 15 201
1932 190 12 178
1933 192 13 179
1934 234 7 227
1935 227 11 216
1936 188 9 179
1937 213 17 196
1938 218 11 207
1939 193 12 181
1940 198 5 193
1941 201 13 188
1942 195 7 188
1943 217 16 201
1944 217 7 210
1945 177 13 164
1946 184 14 170
1947 201 10 191
1948 171 12 159
1949 165 6 159
1950 151 9 142
1951 160 11 149
1952 134 6 128
1953 156 12 144
1954 164 8 156
1955 140 0 140
1956 149 0 149
1957 160 13 147
1958 120 7 113
1959 131 5 126
1960 153 11 142
1961 111 0 111
1962 125 6 119
1963 117 6 111
1964 125 8 117
1965 105 0 105
1966 103 6 97
1967 103 6 97
1968 107 5 102
1969 96 0 96
1970 142 13 129
1971 105 5 100
1972 118 5 113
1973 113 5 108
1974 113 10 103
1975 102 0 102
1976 101 0 101
1977 103 0 103
1978 98 0 98
1979 93 0 93
1980 110 0 110
1981 86 0 86
1982 92 0 92
1983 146 7 139
1984 113 0 113
1985 114 0 114
1986 107 5 102
1987 114 0 114
1988 115 7 108
1989 96 0 96
1990 96 0 96
1991 105 6 99
1992 118 0 118
1993 110 0 110
1994 101 5 96
1995 100 0 100
1996 106 0 106
1997 148 5 143
1998 120 0 120
1999 140 0 140
2000 132 5 127
2001 130 0 130
2002 132 6 126
2003 160 0 160
2004 161 0 161
2005 125 0 125
2006 162 0 162
2007 142 0 142
2008 125 0 125
2009 142 6 136
2010 135 0 135
2011 123 5 118
2012 160 0 160
2013 161 5 156
2014 156 5 151
2015 137 0 137

Want to know about the popularity of the Coy baby name? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 16,972 babies born with the name Coy in the United States. That's more than enough Coys to occupy the territory of Anguilla (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 15,236 (as of July 1, 2011). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given to 6 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Coy" was in 1926 with a total of 264 babies.

According to the 1984 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Coy" is not a popular baby boy's name in Tennessee. Imagine that, only 5 babies in Tennessee have the same name as you in 1984. Across the entire United States a total of only 113 babies also bear the same first name during the same year.

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Where is the name Coy popular?

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

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

Origin and Meaning of Coy

The name "Coy" is of English origin, and it means "Quiet, still". It's a name commonly given to both boys and girls.

Luke Perry

Luke Perry is an actor with the most prominent portion of his career being from 1982 to present. Luke was born in 1966 as Coy Luther Perry III in Mansfield, Ohio, U.S.

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Other Inspirations for the Name Coy

Coy Fish
Coy Stewart
Coy Pond
Coy Wire
Coy Barefoot
Coy Definition
Coy Wheels

Alternative Meanings

C is for caress, a loving touch for your loved ones.

O is for ornate, nothing plain here!

Y is for yearn, your innermost desires.

Your name in reverse order is "Yoc". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Coy". 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 Coy born May 24, 1958

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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 Scotland approximately on 950. Your profession was banker, usurer, moneylender, and judge.

Your psychological profile shows you had a natural talent of psychologist and knew how to use the opportunities. Cold-blooded and calm in any situation. The timid, lonely and self-confident people are everywhere, and your problem - to overcome these tendencies in yourself and then to help other people.

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