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Mindy

  • Gender: Girl
  • Origin: American
  • #1096 All Time
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2k Minda (American)

How popular is the baby 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 439 439 0
1955 508 508 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 1,606 1,596 10
1979 3,721 3,711 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 601 601 0
1991 477 477 0
1992 414 414 0
1993 330 330 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 101 101 0
2015 78 78 0

Want to know about the popularity of the Mindy baby name? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 41,785 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 3,711 babies. (That's a lot of baby Mindies)

According to the 1972 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Mindy" ranks #93 in popularity as a baby girl's name in Iowa. Imagine that, 45 babies in Iowa have the same name as you in 1972. Across the entire United States a total of 862 babies also bear the same first name during the same year.

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Where is the name Mindy popular?

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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.

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 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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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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Other Inspirations for the Name Mindy

Mindy Cohn
Mindy Kaling
Mindy Kaling Brother
Mindy Kaling Instagram
Mindy Kaling Twitter
Mindy Project
Mindy Project Cancelled
Mindy Project Hulu
Mindy Project Season 4

Alternative Meanings

M is for mild, your mild and gentle way.

I is for ignite, the fire in you!

N is for name, a pleasant one indeed.

D is for dream, your beacon ahead.

Y is for young, the years never show!

Your name in reverse order is "Ydnim". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Idynm". 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 Feb 23, 2010

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 Siberia approximately on 525. Your profession was librarian, priest, and keeper of tribal relics.

You always liked to travel, to investigate, could have been detective or spy. You fulfill your lesson by helping old folks and children. You came to that life to learn to care about weak and helpless.

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