Archie

First Name
51k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
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in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Archie

"Archie" is a name of German origin, and it means "Diminutive form of Archibald". It's a name commonly given to boys.

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    Notable Persons Named Archie

    Archie Panjabi is an actress. Her most notable accomplishments were from 1995 to present. Archie was given the name Archana Panjabi on May 31st, 1972 in Edgware, Middlesex, England.

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    Archie Andrews is a fictional character.

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    Archie Bunker is a fictional character.

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    Archie Manning is a football player. Archie was born on May 19th, 1949 in Drew, Mississippi.

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    Archie Moore was a boxer. Archie was born on December 13th, 1916 in Benoit, Mississippi. He left this life on December 9th, 1998.

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    Archie Goodwin is a comics creator.

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    Notable Persons With the Last Name Archie

    Robot Archie is a comics character.

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    Mike Archie is a gridiron football player. Mike was born on October 14th, 1972 in Sharon, Pennsylvania.

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    George Archie was a baseball player. George was born on April 27th, 1914 in Nashville, Tennessee. He passed away on September 20th, 2001.

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    Little was born on September 22nd, 1942. He passed away on March 19th, 2011.

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

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    Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born Ranking
    1880 183 0 183 #83 boy name
    1881 125 0 125
    1882 195 0 195 #83 boy name
    1883 166 0 166 #85 boy name
    1884 206 0 206 #83 boy name
    1885 196 0 196 #85 boy name
    1886 175 0 175 #92 boy name
    1887 189 5 184 #85 boy name
    1888 197 6 191 #96 boy name
    1889 195 0 195 #90 boy name
    1890 229 8 221 #79 boy name
    1891 209 8 201 #79 boy name
    1892 220 6 214 #91 boy name
    1893 202 8 194 #93 boy name
    1894 213 6 207 #92 boy name
    1895 212 0 212 #89 boy name
    1896 230 0 230 #88 boy name
    1897 196 6 190 #96 boy name
    1898 222 0 222 #92 boy name
    1899 183 6 177 #99 boy name
    1900 223 7 216
    1901 167 6 161
    1902 198 12 186
    1903 199 7 192
    1904 191 6 185
    1905 191 7 184
    1906 221 5 216 #99 boy name
    1907 260 10 250 #98 boy name
    1908 233 10 223
    1909 243 8 235
    1910 279 14 265
    1911 278 6 272
    1912 505 9 496
    1913 601 18 583
    1914 664 16 648
    1915 821 27 794
    1916 828 22 806
    1917 967 28 939
    1918 1,137 27 1,110
    1919 1,049 29 1,020
    1920 1,069 32 1,037
    1921 1,007 27 980
    1922 1,047 24 1,023
    1923 972 34 938
    1924 1,074 36 1,038
    1925 948 32 916
    1926 953 32 921
    1927 891 43 848
    1928 894 34 860
    1929 759 27 732
    1930 793 25 768
    1931 786 31 755
    1932 748 32 716
    1933 676 17 659
    1934 676 18 658
    1935 699 19 680
    1936 674 27 647
    1937 679 33 646
    1938 603 24 579
    1939 642 20 622
    1940 629 28 601
    1941 676 20 656
    1942 712 33 679
    1943 633 19 614
    1944 638 17 621
    1945 561 17 544
    1946 636 14 622
    1947 691 16 675
    1948 679 19 660
    1949 648 18 630
    1950 569 17 552
    1951 610 21 589
    1952 598 8 590
    1953 603 10 593
    1954 550 8 542
    1955 592 13 579
    1956 559 13 546
    1957 560 8 552
    1958 466 0 466
    1959 491 10 481
    1960 455 8 447
    1961 402 5 397
    1962 389 0 389
    1963 422 11 411
    1964 392 0 392
    1965 308 0 308
    1966 311 8 303
    1967 275 0 275
    1968 314 0 314
    1969 326 7 319
    1970 337 0 337
    1971 326 6 320
    1972 266 0 266
    1973 230 0 230
    1974 221 5 216
    1975 202 0 202
    1976 202 0 202
    1977 187 0 187
    1978 189 0 189
    1979 192 0 192
    1980 177 0 177
    1981 166 0 166
    1982 157 0 157
    1983 148 0 148
    1984 142 0 142
    1985 134 0 134
    1986 123 0 123
    1987 109 0 109
    1988 115 0 115
    1989 104 0 104
    1990 108 0 108
    1991 99 0 99
    1992 90 0 90
    1993 73 0 73
    1994 92 0 92
    1995 75 0 75
    1996 70 0 70
    1997 58 0 58
    1998 49 0 49
    1999 68 0 68
    2000 50 0 50
    2001 54 0 54
    2002 55 0 55
    2003 62 0 62
    2004 69 0 69
    2005 64 0 64
    2006 69 0 69
    2007 51 0 51
    2008 75 0 75
    2009 87 0 87
    2010 79 0 79
    2011 73 0 73
    2012 93 0 93
    2013 83 0 83
    2014 109 0 109
    2015 146 0 146
    2016 132 0 132

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    Popularity of Archie as a first name

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    Popularity of Archie as a last name

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    Common last names for Archie

    • Smith
    • Johnson
    • Williams
    • Brown
    • Jones
    • Davis
    • Miller
    • Anderson
    • Wilson
    • Moore
    • Taylor
    • Campbell
    • Thompson
    • Jackson
    • White
    • Martin
    • Harris
    • Thomas
    • Allen

    Ethnicity Distribution

    Ethnicity Archie U.S.
      White 17.90% 64.26%
      African American 74.54% 11.96%
      Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.41% 4.85%
      American Indian and Alaska Native 1.86% 0.69%
      Two or More Ethnicities 3.31% 1.76%
      Hispanic or Latino 1.98% 16.26%

    Of Last Name Archie

    People with the last name Archie are most frequently White or African American

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    Fun Facts about the name Archie

    • How Popular is the name Archie? Archie is the 973rd most popular name of all time. As a last name Archie was the 4,990th most popular name in 2010.
    • How many people with the first name Archie have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2016, the Social Security Administration has recorded 51,343 babies born with the first name Archie in the United States. That's more than enough people named Archie to occupy the territory of Faroe Islands (Denmark) with an estimated population of 48,285 (as of March 1, 2012).
    • What year were 5 or more babies first named Archie? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given as a first name to 183 new born babies.
    • When was Archie first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Archie is Monday, January 1st, 1866.
    • What year had the most people named Archie born? The highest recorded use of the first name Archie was in 1918 with a total of 1,110 babies. That's a lot of babies named Archie!
    • Random Archie Factoid: According to the 1910 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Archie ranks 86th in popularity as a baby boy's name in South Carolina. Imagine that, 13 babies in South Carolina have the same name as you in 1910.
    • Weird things about the name Archie: Your name in reverse order is Eihcra. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Hiraec. How do you pronounce that?
    • How many people have the last name Archie? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 7,035 people with the last name Archie.
    • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Archie? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 2 of them will have Archie as their last name.

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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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