Billie

First Name
133k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
3k
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in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Billie

"Billie" is a name of German origin, and it means "Diminutive form of Wilhelmina". It's a name commonly given to both boys and girls.

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Bill +‎ -ie

  1. A female given name derived from Bill, the diminutive of William.
  2. A nickname for Belinda.

Notable Persons Named Billie

Billie Lourd is an actress. She has been prominent since 2014. Billie was given the name Billie Catherine Lourd by her parents Carrie Fisher and Bryan Lourd on July 17th, 1992 in Los Angeles, California, U.S.

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Billie Joe Armstrong is a punk rock, pop punk, and alternative rock musician. He plays Guitar, Piano, Bass guitar, Drum kit, Harmonica, Mandolin, Gibson Les Paul, Gibson Everly Brothers Flattop, Fernandes Guitars, Fender Stratocaster, Fender Telecaster, Fender Jaguar, and Vocals. He has been prominent since 1986. Billie was born Billie Joe Armstrong on February 17th, 1972 in Oakland, California, United States. Billie is also known as Wilhelm Fink and Reverend Strychnine Twitch.

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Billie Holiday was a vocal jazz, jazz blues, torch songs, swing, blues, r&b, twelve-bar blues, torch song, swing music, and rhythm singer-songwriter. She plays Vocals. Her career lasted from 1933 to 1959. Billie was given the name Eleanora Fagan on April 7th, 1915 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S. Billie is also known as Lady Day. She left this life on July 17th, 1959.

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Billie Piper is a singer, dancer, and actress. Her most notable accomplishments were from 1998 to present. Billie was given the name Leian Paul Piper on September 22nd, 1982 in Swindon.

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Billie Jean King is a tennis player. Billie was born on November 22nd, 1943 in Long Beach, California, USA.

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Billie was born on June 23rd, 1989 in Sydney.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Billie

Jim was born on March 20th, 1944.

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Tramaine Billie is a football player. Tramaine was born on November 15th, 1983.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born Ranking
1880 10 0 10
1881 8 0 8
1882 20 0 20
1884 18 0 18
1885 15 0 15
1886 20 8 12
1887 19 7 12
1888 20 6 14
1889 27 13 14
1890 17 9 8
1891 11 11 0
1892 24 15 9
1893 30 18 12
1894 31 18 13
1895 36 23 13
1896 55 41 14
1897 44 28 16
1898 54 43 11
1899 40 27 13
1900 100 76 24
1901 66 52 14
1902 84 70 14
1903 103 83 20
1904 87 68 19
1905 139 112 27
1906 148 127 21
1907 136 118 18
1908 167 139 28
1909 173 144 29
1910 205 165 40
1911 206 169 37
1912 334 258 76
1913 372 289 83
1914 451 326 125
1915 638 468 170
1916 782 565 217
1917 864 618 246
1918 1,015 709 306
1919 1,146 790 356
1920 1,425 902 523
1921 1,651 1,104 547
1922 1,719 1,104 615
1923 2,017 1,247 770
1924 2,481 1,599 882
1925 2,816 1,827 989
1926 3,327 2,172 1,155
1927 3,870 2,550 1,320
1928 4,093 2,776 1,317 #96 girl name
1929 4,622 3,191 1,431 #79 girl name
1930 4,714 3,241 1,473 #79 girl name
1931 4,263 2,920 1,343 #81 girl name
1932 3,827 2,634 1,193 #93 girl name
1933 3,520 2,482 1,038 #92 girl name
1934 3,593 2,557 1,036 #92 girl name
1935 3,091 2,245 846
1936 2,814 1,991 823
1937 2,651 1,939 712
1938 2,432 1,746 686
1939 2,090 1,538 552
1940 1,963 1,484 479
1941 2,000 1,554 446
1942 2,264 1,828 436
1943 2,423 1,994 429
1944 2,167 1,762 405
1945 1,848 1,556 292
1946 1,984 1,635 349
1947 1,994 1,653 341
1948 1,834 1,546 288
1949 1,631 1,356 275
1950 1,566 1,315 251
1951 1,629 1,420 209
1952 1,625 1,390 235
1953 1,563 1,332 231
1954 1,522 1,278 244
1955 1,281 1,090 191
1956 1,349 1,127 222
1957 1,207 989 218
1958 1,042 863 179
1959 1,034 832 202
1960 971 782 189
1961 904 733 171
1962 842 654 188
1963 849 660 189
1964 1,088 897 191
1965 884 723 161
1966 894 723 171
1967 1,000 856 144
1968 968 815 153
1969 945 823 122
1970 1,256 1,104 152
1971 1,248 1,114 134
1972 1,184 1,077 107
1973 1,237 1,092 145
1974 1,266 1,131 135
1975 1,111 1,011 100
1976 1,110 1,000 110
1977 947 844 103
1978 906 785 121
1979 916 820 96
1980 920 801 119
1981 781 668 113
1982 611 514 97
1983 595 521 74
1984 467 387 80
1985 395 331 64
1986 334 283 51
1987 339 284 55
1988 335 289 46
1989 284 232 52
1990 302 235 67
1991 258 212 46
1992 261 220 41
1993 259 217 42
1994 282 240 42
1995 267 229 38
1996 242 202 40
1997 239 213 26
1998 223 198 25
1999 189 174 15
2000 168 146 22
2001 165 143 22
2002 135 116 19
2003 144 128 16
2004 125 98 27
2005 108 85 23
2006 120 95 25
2007 121 105 16
2008 100 89 11
2009 97 80 17
2010 87 73 14
2011 96 86 10
2012 103 91 12
2013 122 110 12
2014 134 122 12
2015 107 97 10
2016 96 96 0

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Popularity of Billie as a first name

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Popularity of Billie as a last name

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Common last names for Billie

  • Smith
  • Williams
  • Johnson
  • Jones
  • Brown
  • Davis
  • Miller
  • Wilson
  • Moore
  • Taylor
  • White
  • Martin
  • Hall
  • Thomas
  • Allen
  • Phillips
  • Adams

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Billie U.S.
  White 31.07% 64.26%
  African American 18.71% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.56% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 42.99% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 2.78% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 3.89% 16.26%

Of Last Name Billie

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

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Fun Facts about the name Billie

  • How Popular is the name Billie? Billie is the 527th most popular name of all time. As a last name Billie was the 12,351st most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Billie have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2016, the Social Security Administration has recorded 132,794 babies born with the first name Billie in the United States. That's more than enough people named Billie to occupy the country of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines with an estimated population of 109,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Billie? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given as a first name to 10 new born babies.
  • When was Billie first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Billie is Friday, November 22nd, 1867.
  • What year had the most people named Billie born? The highest recorded use of the first name Billie was in 1930 with a total of 3,241 babies. That's a lot of babies named Billie!
  • Random Billie Factoid: According to the 1928 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Billie ranks 61st in popularity as a baby boy's name in Tennessee. Imagine that, 74 babies in Tennessee have the same name as you in 1928.
  • Weird things about the name Billie: Your name in reverse order is Eillib. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Blelii. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Billie? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 2,517 people with the last name Billie.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Billie? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Billie as their last name since less than 1 person in 118k 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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