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42k
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since 1880

Mindy

  • Gender: Girl
  • Origin: American
  • #1082 All Time
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2k Minda (American)

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born Ranking
1940 5 5 0
1941 5 5 0
1943 9 9 0
1944 6 6 0
1945 6 6 0
1946 5 5 0
1947 9 9 0
1948 17 17 0
1949 23 23 0
1950 127 127 0
1951 306 306 0
1952 266 266 0
1953 384 384 0
1954 438 438 0
1955 509 509 0
1956 546 546 0
1957 599 599 0
1958 587 587 0
1959 560 560 0
1960 589 589 0
1961 536 536 0
1962 584 584 0
1963 561 561 0
1964 540 540 0
1965 452 452 0
1966 474 474 0
1967 496 496 0
1968 581 581 0
1969 648 648 0
1970 706 706 0
1971 1,015 1,010 5
1972 862 862 0
1973 1,117 1,117 0
1974 1,319 1,313 6
1975 1,306 1,306 0
1976 1,175 1,167 8
1977 1,234 1,234 0
1978 1,607 1,597 10
1979 3,720 3,710 10 #81 girl name
1980 2,269 2,262 7
1981 1,835 1,828 7
1982 1,327 1,322 5
1983 1,222 1,222 0
1984 1,346 1,346 0
1985 1,116 1,116 0
1986 1,081 1,072 9
1987 957 957 0
1988 821 821 0
1989 711 711 0
1990 600 600 0
1991 478 478 0
1992 413 413 0
1993 329 329 0
1994 274 274 0
1995 239 239 0
1996 251 251 0
1997 216 216 0
1998 186 186 0
1999 188 188 0
2000 172 172 0
2001 171 171 0
2002 141 141 0
2003 142 142 0
2004 126 126 0
2005 146 146 0
2006 134 134 0
2007 122 122 0
2008 120 120 0
2009 120 120 0
2010 112 112 0
2011 103 103 0
2012 102 102 0
2013 105 105 0
2014 98 98 0

Want to know about the populiarty of Mindy? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 41,702 babies born with the name Mindy in the United States. That's more than enough Mindies 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 1940 when it was given to 5 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Mindy" was in 1979 with a total of 3,710 babies. (That's a lot of baby Mindies)

According to the 1973 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Mindy" ranks #93 in popularity as a baby girl's name in Wyoming. Imagine that, 7 babies in Wyoming have the same name as you in 1973. Across the entire United States a total of 1,117 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 Mindy popular?

The map shows the relative popularity of the name Mindy 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 "Mindy" mean? The list below shows the origins of Mindy as well as things modernly associated with the name Mindy such as celebrities named Mindy.

American

Origin and Meaning of Mindy

The name "Mindy" is of American origin, and it means "Combination of Mel and Linda". It's a name commonly given to girls.

Mindy Sterling

Mindy Sterling is an actress with the most prominent portion of her career being from 1973 to present. Mindy was born in 1953 as Mindy Lee Sterling in Paterson, New Jersey, U.S.

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Mindy McCready

Mindy McCready is a singer specializing in country music with the most prominent portion of her career being from 1995 to 2013. Mindy was born in 1975 as Malinda Gayle McCready in Fort Myers, Florida, U.S.

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Alternative Meanings

M is for musical, your hidden talent!

I is for interest, you show in others.

N is for neatness, your orderly way.

D is for dream, your beacon ahead.

Y is for youthful, your eternal look.

Your name in reverse order is "Ydnim". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Mndyi". 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 Mindy born Mar 30, 2000

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 Cyprus approximately on 1425. Your profession was builder of houses, temples, and cathedrals.

As a ruthless character, you carefully weighed your decisions in critical situations, with excellent self-control and strong will. Generally liked, but not always loved. Magic is everywhere around you, in most usual, most ordinary incidents. Your lesson - to learn magic and to help people to see it clearly. You are a magician!

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