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Andy

First Name
89k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
657
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Andy

"Andy" is a name of English origin, and it means "Manly". It's a name commonly given to boys.

Wiktionary
  1. A diminutive of the male given name Andrew.
  2. A diminutive of the female given name Andrea.

Andy was also found in the following language(s): Polish and Slovak

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Notable Persons Named Andy

Andy Warhol was an artist in the fields of printmaking, painting, cinema, and photography. Andy was given the name Andrew Warhola on August 6th, 1928 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States. He passed away on February 22nd, 1987.

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Andy Murray is a tennis player. Andy was born on May 15th, 1987 in Glasgow, Scotland, UK.

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Andy Samberg is an improvisational theatre, sketch comedy, physical comedy, anti-humor, and comedy music musician. Andy was born on August 18th, 1978 in Berkeley, California, U.S.

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Andy Milonakis is a comedian. Andy was given the name Andrew Michael Milonakis on January 30th, 1976 in Katonah, New York.

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Andy Serkis is an actor, voice artist, director, and author. He was most active from 1989 to present. Andy was given the name Andrew Clement Serkis on April 20th, 1964 in Ruislip, Middlesex, England, United Kingdom.

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Andy Griffith was an actor, comedian, television producer, singer, writer, teacher, and musician. His most notable accomplishments were from 1955 to 2012. Andy was given the name Andy Samuel Griffith on June 1st, 1926 in Mount Airy, North Carolina, U.S. He died on July 3rd, 2012.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Andy

Hamish & Andy is a talk radio comedian.

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Horace Andy is a reggae, trip hop, and electronica musician. His ongoing career started in 1967. Horace was given the name Horace Hinds on February 19th, 1951. Horace is also known as Sleepy.

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VJ Andy is a presenter, vj (media personality), host, and vj. VJ was born on May 31st, 1980 in Slough. VJ is also known as Anand Kumar.

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Bob Andy is a reggae musician. Bob was given the name Keith Anderson .

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Reese was born in 1973 in Minot, North Dakota.

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Katja was born on May 23rd, 1906 in Mönchengladbach. Katja is also known as Aschaffenburg and Käte. She left this life on December 30th, 2013.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1880 58 0 58
1881 58 0 58
1882 51 0 51
1883 43 0 43
1884 55 0 55
1885 55 0 55
1886 49 0 49
1887 54 0 54
1888 60 0 60
1889 45 0 45
1890 53 0 53
1891 59 0 59
1892 73 0 73
1893 51 0 51
1894 44 0 44
1895 39 0 39
1896 45 0 45
1897 50 0 50
1898 40 0 40
1899 41 0 41
1900 54 0 54
1901 34 0 34
1902 42 0 42
1903 45 0 45
1904 46 0 46
1905 38 0 38
1906 45 0 45
1907 55 0 55
1908 56 0 56
1909 53 0 53
1910 76 0 76
1911 63 0 63
1912 113 0 113
1913 150 0 150
1914 225 0 225
1915 277 0 277
1916 291 0 291
1917 303 5 298
1918 367 6 361
1919 290 5 285
1920 320 5 315
1921 314 0 314
1922 303 0 303
1923 297 6 291
1924 272 6 266
1925 260 5 255
1926 244 0 244
1927 305 0 305
1928 258 0 258
1929 255 0 255
1930 263 5 258
1931 249 7 242
1932 217 0 217
1933 232 0 232
1934 217 6 211
1935 226 8 218
1936 225 0 225
1937 233 0 233
1938 243 0 243
1939 260 8 252
1940 263 6 257
1941 278 0 278
1942 330 6 324
1943 344 0 344
1944 336 7 329
1945 355 8 347
1946 438 9 429
1947 467 10 457
1948 493 7 486
1949 463 7 456
1950 412 10 402
1951 435 8 427
1952 428 5 423
1953 470 0 470
1954 508 7 501
1955 581 8 573
1956 679 5 674
1957 986 11 975
1958 1,152 18 1,134
1959 1,334 24 1,310
1960 1,452 24 1,428
1961 1,391 17 1,374
1962 1,428 11 1,417
1963 1,498 14 1,484
1964 1,485 15 1,470
1965 1,185 11 1,174
1966 1,006 9 997
1967 950 9 941
1968 917 10 907
1969 957 13 944
1970 965 11 954
1971 855 9 846
1972 781 11 770
1973 783 9 774
1974 897 0 897
1975 941 13 928
1976 923 8 915
1977 984 11 973
1978 979 11 968
1979 1,023 12 1,011
1980 980 13 967
1981 978 9 969
1982 938 11 927
1983 849 13 836
1984 752 13 739
1985 770 8 762
1986 726 9 717
1987 818 11 807
1988 849 14 835
1989 912 11 901
1990 969 13 956
1991 1,050 11 1,039
1992 1,177 15 1,162
1993 1,162 12 1,150
1994 1,148 12 1,136
1995 1,122 17 1,105
1996 1,297 9 1,288
1997 1,439 15 1,424
1998 1,450 13 1,437
1999 1,574 10 1,564
2000 1,706 12 1,694
2001 1,798 13 1,785
2002 1,738 22 1,716
2003 1,644 16 1,628
2004 1,792 7 1,785
2005 1,934 15 1,919
2006 1,923 22 1,901
2007 1,849 22 1,827
2008 1,836 25 1,811
2009 1,678 20 1,658
2010 1,490 15 1,475
2011 1,287 18 1,269
2012 1,282 14 1,268
2013 1,203 16 1,187
2014 1,283 16 1,267
2015 1,101 35 1,066
2016 1,081 25 1,056

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Popularity of Andy as a first name

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Popularity of Andy as a last name

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Common last names for Andy

  • Johnson
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  • Smith
  • Williams
  • Miller
  • Brown
  • Jones
  • Moore
  • Wilson
  • Thompson
  • Martin
  • Adams
  • Taylor
  • Allen
  • Jackson
  • Wright
  • Walker

Common first names for Andy

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Andy U.S.
  White 59.06% 64.26%
  African American 17.50% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 3.65% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 12.18% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 3.04% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 4.57% 16.26%

Of Last Name Andy

People with the last name Andy are most frequently White, African American, or American Indian and Alaska Native

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Fun Facts about the name Andy

  • How Popular is the name Andy? Andy is the 689th most popular name of all time. As a last name Andy was the 34,465th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Andy have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2016, the Social Security Administration has recorded 88,576 babies born with the first name Andy in the United States. That's more than enough people named Andy to occupy the country of Antigua and Barbuda with an estimated population of 86,295 (as of May 27, 2011).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Andy? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given as a first name to 58 new born babies.
  • When was Andy first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Andy is Monday, August 3rd, 1868.
  • What year had the most people named Andy born? The highest recorded use of the first name Andy was in 2005 with a total of 1,919 babies. That's a lot of babies named Andy!
  • Random Andy Factoid: According to the 1959 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Andy ranks 95th in popularity as a baby boy's name in New Mexico. Imagine that, 32 babies in New Mexico have the same name as you in 1959.
  • Weird things about the name Andy: Your name in reverse order is Ydna. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Dnay. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Andy? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 657 people with the last name Andy.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Andy? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Andy as their last name since less than 1 person in 455k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
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