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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Birdie

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Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
noun Bird"ie
A pretty or dear little bird; -- a pet name.
Other Dictionary Sources
  1. Badminton equipment consisting of a ball of cork or rubber with a crown of feathers
  2. (golf) a score of one stroke under par on a hole
  3. Shoot in one stroke under par
Wiktionary

From bird +‎ -ie. Compare Dutch vogeltje (“birdie”).

  1. (diminutive) A bird; a birdling.
    Aw, that's a cute little . Is it a budgie?
  2. (golf) The completion of a hole one stroke below par.
    He scored ten during the tournament.
  3. (badminton) A shuttlecock.
  4. (Philippines, slang) A man's penis.
  5. (electronics) An electromagnetic signal generated from within an electronic device.
  6. (usually preceded by "the") A certain rude gesture in some countries, formed with the middle finger.
  7. (usually preceded by "the") A certain rude gesture in some countries, formed with the middle and index fingers.

birdie was also found in the following language(s): French

Notable Persons Named Birdie

Birdie Tebbetts was a baseball. Birdie was born on November 10th, 1912 in Burlington, Vermont. He passed away on March 24th, 1999.

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Birdie Kim is a golf player.

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Birdie was born on March 25th, 1901. She died on July 8th, 1996.

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Birdie Cree was a baseball player. Birdie was born on October 23rd, 1882 in Khedive, Pennsylvania. He died on November 8th, 1942.

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Birdie was born on January 16th, 1907. She passed away on May 31st, 1996.

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Birdie was born on July 21st, 1879 in Abergavenny. He breathed his last breath on August 28th, 1965.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1880 85 85 0
1881 84 84 0
1882 113 113 0
1883 93 93 0
1884 128 128 0
1885 131 131 0
1886 123 123 0
1887 133 133 0
1888 181 181 0
1889 166 166 0
1890 168 168 0
1891 138 138 0
1892 153 153 0
1893 149 149 0
1894 169 169 0
1895 189 184 5
1896 162 162 0
1897 151 151 0
1898 178 178 0
1899 163 163 0
1900 204 204 0
1901 170 170 0
1902 173 173 0
1903 138 138 0
1904 151 151 0
1905 148 148 0
1906 150 150 0
1907 157 157 0
1908 155 155 0
1909 159 159 0
1910 187 187 0
1911 121 121 0
1912 185 185 0
1913 214 214 0
1914 216 211 5
1915 262 256 6
1916 282 275 7
1917 240 235 5
1918 269 264 5
1919 244 235 9
1920 236 228 8
1921 263 256 7
1922 261 261 0
1923 237 230 7
1924 233 227 6
1925 212 206 6
1926 206 206 0
1927 198 193 5
1928 162 157 5
1929 194 194 0
1930 173 173 0
1931 151 151 0
1932 159 159 0
1933 140 135 5
1934 137 137 0
1935 144 139 5
1936 117 112 5
1937 111 111 0
1938 116 116 0
1939 106 106 0
1940 115 115 0
1941 108 108 0
1942 101 101 0
1943 91 91 0
1944 101 96 5
1945 77 77 0
1946 70 70 0
1947 80 80 0
1948 78 78 0
1949 68 68 0
1950 59 59 0
1951 61 61 0
1952 55 55 0
1953 46 46 0
1954 41 41 0
1955 34 34 0
1956 40 40 0
1957 41 41 0
1958 32 32 0
1959 24 24 0
1960 32 32 0
1961 29 29 0
1962 22 22 0
1963 17 17 0
1964 17 17 0
1965 17 17 0
1966 14 14 0
1967 10 10 0
1968 17 17 0
1969 12 12 0
1970 14 14 0
1971 10 10 0
1972 10 10 0
1973 10 10 0
1974 7 7 0
1976 8 8 0
1977 8 8 0
1978 8 8 0
1979 7 7 0
1980 11 11 0
1983 6 6 0
1984 5 5 0
1986 5 5 0
1999 6 6 0
2000 7 7 0
2005 6 6 0
2006 6 6 0
2007 6 6 0
2008 11 11 0
2009 13 13 0
2010 20 20 0
2011 19 19 0
2012 24 24 0
2013 37 37 0
2014 41 41 0
2015 64 64 0
2016 80 80 0
2017 94 94 0

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Popularity of Birdie as a first name

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Popularity of Birdie as a last name

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Common last names for Birdie

  • Smith
  • Williams
  • Johnson
  • Jones
  • Brown
  • Davis
  • White
  • Moore
  • Miller
  • Wilson
  • Jackson
  • Lewis
  • Thomas
  • Martin
  • Walker
  • Anderson
  • Thompson
  • Taylor

Fun Facts about the name Birdie

  • How Popular is the name Birdie? Birdie is the 2,228th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Birdie have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 12,290 babies born with the first name Birdie in the United States. That's more than enough people named Birdie to occupy the country of Tuvalu with an estimated population of 10,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Birdie? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given as a first name to 85 new born babies.
  • When was Birdie first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Birdie is Sunday, June 27th, 1869.
  • What year had the most people named Birdie born? The highest recorded use of the first name Birdie was in 1916 with a total of 275 babies.
  • Random Birdie Factoid: According to the 1937 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Birdie is not a popular baby girl's name in Alabama. Imagine that, only 6 babies in Alabama have the same name as you in 1937.
  • Weird things about the name Birdie: Your name in reverse order is Eidrib. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Ibierd. How do you pronounce that?

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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).
  • 1913 Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary via the Collaborative International Dictionary of English (License)
  • Other Dictionary Sources: WordNet 3.1 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University (License).
  • Wiktionary: Titles and License.
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