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Popularity
1k
in the U.S.
since 1880

My

  • Gender: Neutral
  • Origin: Scandinavian
  • Meaning: Form of Mary
  • #8690 All Time
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How popular is the name "My" in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1971 7 7 0
1972 5 5 0
1974 10 10 0
1975 26 18 8
1976 33 21 12
1977 15 15 0
1978 34 19 15
1979 43 30 13
1980 82 60 22
1981 100 82 18
1982 113 91 22
1983 87 68 19
1984 79 62 17
1985 59 49 10
1986 52 40 12
1987 42 36 6
1988 24 19 5
1989 40 33 7
1990 29 23 6
1991 31 20 11
1992 41 30 11
1993 36 29 7
1994 31 23 8
1995 21 16 5
1996 17 17 0
1997 12 12 0
1998 18 18 0
1999 13 13 0
2000 19 19 0
2001 11 11 0
2002 16 11 5
2003 10 10 0
2004 6 6 0
2005 9 9 0
2006 14 14 0
2008 6 6 0
2009 10 10 0
2010 8 8 0
2011 16 16 0
2012 19 19 0
2013 6 6 0
2014 10 10 0

Want to know about the populiarty of My? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 1,260 babies born with the name My in the United States. That's more than enough Mies to occupy the territory of Niue (New Zealand) with an estimated population of 1,000 (as of July 1, 2012). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1971 when it was given to 7 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "My" was in 1982 with a total of 91 babies.

According to the 1981 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "My" is not a popular baby girl's name in California. Imagine that, only 26 babies in California have the same name as you in 1981. Across the entire United States a total of only 100 babies also bear the same first name during the same year.

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Where is the name My popular?

The map shows the relative popularity of the name My in each of the states since 1950. Can you guess a name that was popular in the south west? Search for the name to check your answer!

Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

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

Scandinavian

Origin and Meaning of My

The name "My" is of Scandinavian origin, and it means "Form of Mary". It's a name commonly given to girls.

My Huong

My was born in 1986.

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Alternative Meanings

M is for melody, the song of life.

Y is for young, the years never show!

Your name in reverse order is "Ym". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "My". 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 My born Aug 18, 2005

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 Western Africa approximately on 1725. Your profession was dancer, singer, and actor.

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. Your lesson - to combat violence and disharmony in our world, to understand its roots and origins. All global problems have similar origins.

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