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Randy

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How popular is the baby name Randy in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born Ranking
1915 6 0 6
1916 6 0 6
1918 7 0 7
1919 6 0 6
1920 7 0 7
1922 8 0 8
1923 13 6 7
1924 10 5 5
1925 7 0 7
1926 18 5 13
1927 19 7 12
1928 9 0 9
1929 12 0 12
1930 21 0 21
1931 14 0 14
1932 18 0 18
1933 19 0 19
1934 33 0 33
1935 48 0 48
1936 66 6 60
1937 81 0 81
1938 108 7 101
1939 142 5 137
1940 188 7 181
1941 215 8 207
1942 413 34 379
1943 634 49 585
1944 843 38 805
1945 1,156 50 1,106
1946 1,746 109 1,637
1947 2,621 120 2,501
1948 3,305 163 3,142 #99 boy name
1949 3,785 163 3,622 #92 boy name
1950 4,558 200 4,358 #80 boy name
1951 6,262 227 6,035 #56 boy name
1952 8,898 240 8,658 #41 boy name
1953 10,861 204 10,657 #35 boy name
1954 12,821 196 12,625 #33 boy name
1955 15,142 190 14,952 #30 boy name
1956 16,735 195 16,540 #28 boy name
1957 16,612 155 16,457 #31 boy name
1958 15,319 144 15,175 #32 boy name
1959 15,215 188 15,027 #31 boy name
1960 14,370 153 14,217 #32 boy name
1961 12,733 151 12,582 #33 boy name
1962 11,985 132 11,853 #35 boy name
1963 10,654 118 10,536 #37 boy name
1964 10,402 106 10,296 #38 boy name
1965 8,979 114 8,865 #42 boy name
1966 7,850 87 7,763 #45 boy name
1967 6,881 87 6,794 #49 boy name
1968 5,772 57 5,715 #54 boy name
1969 5,335 67 5,268 #55 boy name
1970 5,098 58 5,040 #59 boy name
1971 4,416 67 4,349 #67 boy name
1972 3,784 47 3,737 #70 boy name
1973 3,394 47 3,347 #79 boy name
1974 3,389 41 3,348 #79 boy name
1975 3,422 39 3,383 #78 boy name
1976 3,373 55 3,318 #79 boy name
1977 3,444 45 3,399 #86 boy name
1978 3,267 50 3,217 #86 boy name
1979 3,457 41 3,416 #86 boy name
1980 3,440 52 3,388 #87 boy name
1981 3,378 38 3,340 #92 boy name
1982 3,274 42 3,232 #94 boy name
1983 2,965 46 2,919 #96 boy name
1984 2,952 46 2,906 #100 boy name
1985 2,939 57 2,882
1986 2,772 43 2,729
1987 2,825 36 2,789
1988 2,754 36 2,718
1989 2,630 26 2,604
1990 2,499 26 2,473
1991 2,184 24 2,160
1992 2,032 25 2,007
1993 1,725 23 1,702
1994 1,666 21 1,645
1995 1,527 19 1,508
1996 1,525 15 1,510
1997 1,376 14 1,362
1998 1,282 7 1,275
1999 1,151 12 1,139
2000 1,146 10 1,136
2001 1,067 14 1,053
2002 1,025 8 1,017
2003 943 8 935
2004 983 6 977
2005 1,088 6 1,082
2006 1,057 7 1,050
2007 1,009 6 1,003
2008 1,109 8 1,101
2009 1,000 7 993
2010 886 5 881
2011 841 0 841
2012 694 0 694
2013 639 0 639
2014 544 0 544
2015 495 6 489

Want to know about the popularity of the Randy baby name? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 331,434 babies born with the name Randy in the United States. That's more than enough Randies to occupy the country of Iceland with an estimated population of 320,060 (as of April 1, 2012). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1915 when it was given to 6 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Randy" was in 1956 with a total of 16,540 babies. (That's a lot of baby Randies)

According to the 1963 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Randy" ranks #25 in popularity as a baby boy's name in Oklahoma. Imagine that, 208 babies in Oklahoma have the same name as you in 1963. Across the entire United States a total of 10,654 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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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

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

Origin and Meaning of Randy

The name "Randy" is of English origin, and it means "Diminutive form of Randall or Miranda". It's a name commonly given to both boys and girls.

Randy Orton

Randy Orton is a professional wrestler. Randy was born in 1980 as Randall Keith Orton in Knoxville, Tennessee, United States.

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Randy Quaid

Randy Quaid is an actor with the most prominent portion of his career being from 1971 to 2009. Randy was born in 1950 as Randy Randall Rudy Quaid in Houston, Texas, United States.

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Randy Moss

Randy Moss is a NFL player. Randy was born in 1977 in Charleston, West Virginia.

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Randy Newman

Randy Newman is a singer-songwriter, arranger, and musician specializing in soft rock, roots rock, and comedy rock music with the most prominent portion of his career being from 1961 to present. Randy was born in 1943 as Randall Stuart Newman in Los Angeles, United States.

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Randy Johnson

Randy Johnson is a MLB player. Randy was born in 1963 in Walnut Creek, California.

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Randy Wolf

Randy Wolf is a MLB player. Randy was born in 1976 in Canoga Park, California.

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Other Inspirations for the Name Randy

Randy Gregory
Randy Savage
Randy Travis
Randy Knorr
Randy Wittman

Alternative Meanings

R is for reasonable, your understanding way.

A is for accepting, your forgiving nature.

N is for natural, the genuine side of you.

D is for delight, a surprise from within.

Y is for youthful, your eternal look.

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

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Past life for Randy born Aug 9, 1986

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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 Borneo approximately on 750. Your profession was handicraftsman and mechanic.

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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