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Popularity
87k
in the U.S.
since 1880

Becky

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Boys

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1880 8 8 0
1881 9 9 0
1884 6 6 0
1885 5 5 0
1886 7 7 0
1887 7 7 0
1888 6 6 0
1889 6 6 0
1890 5 5 0
1892 5 5 0
1893 8 8 0
1895 5 5 0
1897 6 6 0
1898 6 6 0
1900 7 7 0
1901 7 7 0
1904 6 6 0
1906 8 8 0
1907 5 5 0
1908 10 10 0
1909 7 7 0
1910 7 7 0
1911 7 7 0
1912 11 11 0
1914 22 22 0
1915 23 23 0
1916 18 18 0
1917 30 30 0
1918 20 20 0
1919 26 26 0
1920 24 24 0
1921 39 39 0
1922 37 37 0
1923 49 49 0
1924 37 37 0
1925 45 45 0
1926 27 27 0
1927 45 45 0
1928 42 42 0
1929 47 47 0
1930 47 47 0
1931 52 52 0
1932 56 56 0
1933 62 62 0
1934 67 67 0
1935 99 99 0
1936 118 118 0
1937 114 114 0
1938 178 178 0
1939 265 265 0
1940 347 347 0
1941 427 427 0
1942 512 512 0
1943 551 551 0
1944 593 593 0
1945 657 657 0
1946 1,038 1,038 0
1947 1,298 1,298 0
1948 1,199 1,199 0
1949 1,111 1,106 5
1950 1,240 1,235 5
1951 1,259 1,259 0
1952 1,536 1,536 0
1953 1,627 1,627 0
1954 1,850 1,850 0
1955 2,008 2,003 5
1956 2,693 2,688 5
1957 3,531 3,524 7
1958 4,371 4,360 11
1959 4,753 4,753 0
1960 4,324 4,324 0
1961 4,094 4,094 0
1962 3,717 3,706 11
1963 3,316 3,304 12
1964 3,112 3,105 7
1965 2,598 2,589 9
1966 2,297 2,297 0
1967 2,038 2,031 7
1968 2,061 2,056 5
1969 2,098 2,092 6
1970 2,071 2,071 0
1971 1,940 1,930 10
1972 1,797 1,787 10
1973 1,617 1,612 5
1974 1,502 1,497 5
1975 1,311 1,305 6
1976 1,196 1,196 0
1977 1,009 1,009 0
1978 995 995 0
1979 914 908 6
1980 1,018 1,011 7
1981 993 993 0
1982 800 800 0
1983 689 689 0
1984 577 577 0
1985 516 516 0
1986 382 382 0
1987 377 377 0
1988 324 324 0
1989 261 261 0
1990 230 230 0
1991 205 205 0
1992 192 192 0
1993 161 161 0
1994 137 137 0
1995 108 108 0
1996 117 117 0
1997 129 129 0
1998 79 79 0
1999 89 89 0
2000 81 81 0
2001 66 66 0
2002 66 66 0
2003 53 53 0
2004 55 55 0
2005 57 57 0
2006 52 52 0
2007 67 67 0
2008 56 56 0
2009 59 59 0
2010 44 44 0
2011 45 45 0
2012 40 40 0
2013 38 38 0
2014 53 53 0
2015 58 58 0

Fun Facts about the name Becky

  • How many people with the first name Becky have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 86,635 babies born with the first name Becky in the United States. That's more than enough people named Becky 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 Becky? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given as a first name to 8 new born babies.
  • When was Becky first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Becky is Tuesday, December 9th, 1873.
  • What year had the most people named Becky born? The highest recorded use of the first name Becky was in 1959 with a total of 4,753 babies. That's a lot of babies named Becky!
  • Random Becky Factoid: According to the 1963 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Becky ranks 74th in popularity as a baby girl's name in Minnesota. Imagine that, 125 babies in Minnesota have the same name as you in 1963.
  • Weird things about the name Becky: Your name in reverse order is Ykceb. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Ycebk. How do you pronounce that?
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Popularity of Becky as a first name

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Common last names for Becky

  • Smith
  • Brown
  • Miller
  • Cohen
  • Davis
  • Jones
  • Jackson
  • Clark
  • Moore
  • Fisher
  • Hall

Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

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

Origin and Meaning of Becky

The name "Becky" is of English origin, and it means "Diminutive form of Rebecca". It's a name commonly given to girls.

  1. A diminutive of the female given name Rebecca.
  2. A placeholder name used to refer to a woman held in contempt.
    with the good hair
    with the bad grades

Becky Hammon

Becky Hammon is a basketball biography. Becky was born in 1977 in Rapid City, South Dakota.

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Becky Quick

Becky Quick is a cnbc's ''squawk box'' co-anchor and former writer. Becky was born in 1972 in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

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Becky Wahlstrom

Becky was born in 1975 in Chicago, Illinois.

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Becky Herbst

Becky Herbst is an actress with the most prominent portion of their career being from 1986 to present. Becky was born in 1977 as Rebecca Ann Liberty Herbst in Encino, California, U.S.

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Other Inspirations for the Name Becky

Becky From The Block
Becky G
Becky G Lovin So Hard
Becky G Shower
Becky Sauerbrunn
Becky G Age
Becky G Boyfriend
Becky G Play It Again
Becky Lynch
Becky Burgess

Alternative Meanings

Bis for buddy, everyone is your pal.

Eis for exotic, no lack of spirit here!

Cis for confident, no doubts here!

Kis for kid, the child within.

Yis for young, the years never show!

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