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Popularity
42k
in the U.S.
since 1880

Ivy

  • Gender: Neutral
  • Origin: English
  • Meaning: Climbing Vine Plant
  • #1076 All Time
Girls
Boys

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1880 38 33 5
1881 52 38 14
1882 55 46 9
1883 51 44 7
1884 55 47 8
1885 50 50 0
1886 76 61 15
1887 66 56 10
1888 81 72 9
1889 71 61 10
1890 74 66 8
1891 71 62 9
1892 94 76 18
1893 95 83 12
1894 93 83 10
1895 93 75 18
1896 88 78 10
1897 104 89 15
1898 96 85 11
1899 73 67 6
1900 95 76 19
1901 82 68 14
1902 86 76 10
1903 75 66 9
1904 82 70 12
1905 84 75 9
1906 72 64 8
1907 83 70 13
1908 83 67 16
1909 84 69 15
1910 95 72 23
1911 98 87 11
1912 146 111 35
1913 133 106 27
1914 180 128 52
1915 220 162 58
1916 249 188 61
1917 214 154 60
1918 223 159 64
1919 200 147 53
1920 194 141 53
1921 208 143 65
1922 193 142 51
1923 148 102 46
1924 179 125 54
1925 193 124 69
1926 172 121 51
1927 167 112 55
1928 137 89 48
1929 128 79 49
1930 145 94 51
1931 144 98 46
1932 129 80 49
1933 117 86 31
1934 108 76 32
1935 114 71 43
1936 97 70 27
1937 99 69 30
1938 103 74 29
1939 106 72 34
1940 88 66 22
1941 107 69 38
1942 109 71 38
1943 104 71 33
1944 100 61 39
1945 98 61 37
1946 102 61 41
1947 155 119 36
1948 154 124 30
1949 159 129 30
1950 193 159 34
1951 213 165 48
1952 228 197 31
1953 252 205 47
1954 232 195 37
1955 302 265 37
1956 349 322 27
1957 388 353 35
1958 374 333 41
1959 357 317 40
1960 301 273 28
1961 236 210 26
1962 230 205 25
1963 208 176 32
1964 206 179 27
1965 219 198 21
1966 179 154 25
1967 147 134 13
1968 220 194 26
1969 267 240 27
1970 284 255 29
1971 236 214 22
1972 293 269 24
1973 261 237 24
1974 281 264 17
1975 304 289 15
1976 227 206 21
1977 269 251 18
1978 279 267 12
1979 344 322 22
1980 297 282 15
1981 297 279 18
1982 311 293 18
1983 306 291 15
1984 269 259 10
1985 398 378 20
1986 382 370 12
1987 389 371 18
1988 309 304 5
1989 295 278 17
1990 285 266 19
1991 238 226 12
1992 291 286 5
1993 433 420 13
1994 499 481 18
1995 627 614 13
1996 659 646 13
1997 704 687 17
1998 728 728 0
1999 770 759 11
2000 885 879 6
2001 844 836 8
2002 729 721 8
2003 761 748 13
2004 814 802 12
2005 1,057 1,044 13
2006 997 985 12
2007 1,131 1,126 5
2008 1,134 1,121 13
2009 1,019 1,019 0
2010 1,095 1,086 9
2011 1,216 1,210 6
2012 1,706 1,692 14
2013 2,104 2,091 13
2014 2,285 2,269 16

Want to know about the populiarty of Ivy? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 42,260 babies born with the name Ivy in the United States. That's more than enough Ivies to occupy the territory of Sint Maarten (the Netherlands) with an estimated population of 37,429 (as of January 1, 2010). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given to 38 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Ivy" was in 2014 with a total of 2,269 babies. (That's a lot of baby Ivies)

According to the 2008 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Ivy" ranks #81 in popularity as a baby girl's name in Montana. Imagine that, 11 babies in Montana have the same name as you in 2008. Across the entire United States a total of 1,134 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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Where is the name Ivy popular?

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

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

English

Origin and Meaning of Ivy

The name "Ivy" is of English origin, and it means "Climbing Vine Plant". It's a name commonly given to girls.

Ivy Yi

Ivy was born in 1978.

Popularity:

Alternative Meanings

I is for inspire, others seek your guidance.

V is for verve! Your enthusiasm!

Y is for young, the years never show!

Your name in reverse order is "Yvi". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Ivy". 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 Ivy born Dec 8, 2014

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 New Zealand approximately on 1200. Your profession was seaman, cook, and carpenter.

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. Your problem - to learn to love and to trust the Universe. You are bound to think, study, reflect and develop inner wisdom.

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Here's something for you to ponder on...

The Theory Behind The Name Game - Finding a good baby name is one of the dilemmas that plague parents who live in a modern setting. Parents do have the right to be conscious about the name.

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