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Cy

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1902 6 0 6
1907 5 0 5
1911 5 0 5
1912 11 0 11
1913 6 0 6
1914 7 0 7
1915 16 0 16
1916 10 0 10
1917 5 0 5
1918 11 0 11
1919 10 0 10
1920 5 0 5
1921 5 0 5
1922 13 0 13
1923 9 0 9
1924 9 0 9
1926 8 0 8
1928 8 0 8
1929 6 0 6
1930 7 0 7
1931 8 0 8
1932 8 0 8
1934 11 0 11
1935 5 0 5
1936 7 0 7
1938 8 0 8
1939 7 0 7
1941 7 0 7
1942 7 0 7
1943 5 0 5
1944 8 0 8
1945 9 0 9
1946 10 0 10
1947 15 0 15
1948 6 0 6
1949 11 0 11
1950 19 0 19
1951 15 0 15
1952 21 0 21
1953 20 0 20
1954 26 0 26
1955 33 0 33
1956 25 0 25
1957 21 0 21
1958 11 0 11
1959 20 0 20
1960 23 0 23
1961 22 0 22
1962 23 0 23
1963 22 0 22
1964 21 0 21
1965 17 0 17
1966 21 0 21
1967 14 0 14
1968 18 0 18
1969 15 0 15
1970 21 0 21
1971 19 0 19
1972 27 0 27
1973 30 0 30
1974 32 0 32
1975 37 0 37
1976 38 0 38
1977 34 0 34
1978 27 0 27
1979 34 0 34
1980 38 0 38
1981 45 0 45
1982 40 0 40
1983 38 0 38
1984 27 0 27
1985 32 0 32
1986 38 0 38
1987 29 0 29
1988 24 0 24
1989 35 0 35
1990 40 0 40
1991 46 0 46
1992 44 0 44
1993 48 0 48
1994 48 0 48
1995 52 0 52
1996 46 0 46
1997 45 0 45
1998 61 0 61
1999 76 5 71
2000 80 0 80
2001 74 0 74
2002 55 0 55
2003 68 0 68
2004 88 0 88
2005 111 5 106
2006 105 0 105
2007 113 0 113
2008 104 0 104
2009 99 0 99
2010 117 0 117
2011 99 0 99
2012 109 0 109
2013 99 0 99
2014 71 0 71
2015 60 0 60

Want to know about the popularity of the Cy baby name? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 3,304 babies born with the name Cy in the United States. That's more than enough Cies to occupy the territory of Falkland Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 3,000 (as of July 1, 2012). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1902 when it was given to 6 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Cy" was in 2010 with a total of 117 babies.

According to the 2004 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Cy" is not a popular baby boy's name in Michigan. Imagine that, only 7 babies in Michigan have the same name as you in 2004. Across the entire United States a total of only 88 babies also bear the same first name during the same year.

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Where is the name Cy popular?

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

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

Origin and Meaning of Cy

The name "Cy" is of Greek origin, and it means "Short form of Cyril". It's a name commonly given to boys.

Cy Young

Cy Young is a MLB player. Cy was born in 1867 in Gilmore, Ohio.

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Cy Curnin

Cy Curnin is a vocalist and session keyboardist with the most prominent portion of his career being from 1980 to present. Cy was born in 1957 as Cyril John Curnin in Wimbledon, England.

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Other Inspirations for the Name Cy

Cy Aridio Perego Saldana
Cy Pres
Cy Twombly
Cy Wakeman
Cy Stock

Alternative Meanings

C is for charm, the undeniable you.

Y is for yearn, your innermost desires.

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

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Past life for Cy born Nov 5, 1968

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I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Northern Africa approximately on 1175. Your profession was librarian, priest, and keeper of tribal relics.

You were a seeker of truth and wisdom. You could have seen your future lives. Others perceived you as an idealist illuminating path to the future. Your lesson - to develop kind attitude to people, to acquire gift of understanding and compassion.

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