Debbie

First Name
188k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
<100
in the U.S.
in 2010
Girls
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Meanings and Origins

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Origin and Meaning of Debbie

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

Wiktionary

Deborah +‎ -ie

  1. A diminutive of the female given name Deborah.

Notable Persons Named Debbie

Debbie Reynolds is an actress, singer, and dancer. Her ongoing career started in 1948. Debbie was given the name Mary Frances Reynolds on April 1st, 1932 in El Paso, Texas, U.S.

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Debbie Harry is a rock music, new wave music, punk rock, disco, and pop music singer-songwriter, actress, former playboy bunny, and playboy bunny. She has been prominent since 1968. Debbie was given the name Deborah Ann Harry on July 1st, 1945 in Miami, Florida, U.S.

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Debbie Wasserman Schultz is a Chair of the Democratic National Committee and Chair of theDemocratic National Committee. Debbie was born on September 27th, 1966.

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Debbie Rowe is a dermatology nurse, horse breeder, dermatology, and dermatologynurse. Debbie was given the name Deborah Jeanne Rowe on December 6th, 1958 in Spokane, Washington, U.S.

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Debbie Gibson is a pop music, dance-pop, and pop rock musician. She plays Piano, Liberace, Baldwin Piano Company, and Vocals. Her ongoing career started in 1986. Debbie was given the name Deborah Ann Gibson on August 31st, 1970 in Brooklyn, New York City, U.S.

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Debbie Allen is an actress, choreographer, dancer, film director, television director, television producer, actor, choreography, and dance. She has been prominent since 1976. Debbie was given the name Deborrah Kaye Allen on January 16th, 1950 in Houston, Texas, U.S.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Debbie

Lil Debbie is a hip hop music rapping, model (people), and fashion design. Her ongoing career started in 2011. Lil was given the name Jordan Capozzi on February 2nd, 1990 in Albany, California, U.S.

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Debbie is a singer. Her most notable accomplishments were from 1967 to 1967. Debbie was born on July 20th, 1954.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born Ranking
1880 6 6 0
1884 9 9 0
1886 10 10 0
1888 7 7 0
1889 6 6 0
1890 9 9 0
1891 7 7 0
1892 8 8 0
1893 5 5 0
1894 11 11 0
1895 9 9 0
1896 12 12 0
1898 6 6 0
1899 8 8 0
1900 5 5 0
1901 9 9 0
1902 7 7 0
1903 9 9 0
1905 11 11 0
1906 7 7 0
1907 9 9 0
1908 7 7 0
1911 8 8 0
1912 11 11 0
1914 8 8 0
1915 13 13 0
1916 17 17 0
1917 6 6 0
1918 13 13 0
1919 12 12 0
1920 12 12 0
1921 5 5 0
1922 13 13 0
1923 9 9 0
1924 8 8 0
1925 9 9 0
1926 12 12 0
1927 14 14 0
1928 15 15 0
1929 12 12 0
1930 13 13 0
1931 14 14 0
1932 19 19 0
1933 20 20 0
1934 24 24 0
1935 27 27 0
1936 26 26 0
1937 45 45 0
1938 51 51 0
1939 57 57 0
1940 61 61 0
1941 76 76 0
1942 88 88 0
1943 82 82 0
1944 132 132 0
1945 142 142 0
1946 277 277 0
1947 598 598 0
1948 836 836 0
1949 941 941 0
1950 1,163 1,163 0
1951 1,711 1,711 0
1952 2,459 2,453 6
1953 3,213 3,207 6
1954 4,687 4,671 16 #92 girl name
1955 7,272 7,249 23 #63 girl name
1956 9,888 9,868 20 #39 girl name
1957 14,414 14,376 38 #27 girl name
1958 17,897 17,857 40 #24 girl name
1959 19,583 19,535 48 #20 girl name
1960 17,086 17,055 31 #25 girl name
1961 14,905 14,879 26 #31 girl name
1962 13,130 13,102 28 #32 girl name
1963 10,460 10,436 24 #41 girl name
1964 8,404 8,384 20 #52 girl name
1965 6,101 6,088 13 #62 girl name
1966 4,859 4,845 14 #73 girl name
1967 3,751 3,745 6 #90 girl name
1968 3,027 3,019 8
1969 2,663 2,652 11
1970 2,332 2,324 8
1971 2,075 2,062 13
1972 1,593 1,585 8
1973 1,241 1,233 8
1974 1,065 1,057 8
1975 816 811 5
1976 700 700 0
1977 595 595 0
1978 605 605 0
1979 558 552 6
1980 490 490 0
1981 439 439 0
1982 413 413 0
1983 346 346 0
1984 363 363 0
1985 311 311 0
1986 270 270 0
1987 270 270 0
1988 261 261 0
1989 274 274 0
1990 280 280 0
1991 229 229 0
1992 184 184 0
1993 178 178 0
1994 175 175 0
1995 141 141 0
1996 131 131 0
1997 125 125 0
1998 95 95 0
1999 89 89 0
2000 75 75 0
2001 73 73 0
2002 75 75 0
2003 67 67 0
2004 69 69 0
2005 42 42 0
2006 62 62 0
2007 61 61 0
2008 44 44 0
2009 43 43 0
2010 45 45 0
2011 30 30 0
2012 34 34 0
2013 27 27 0
2014 39 39 0
2015 28 28 0
2016 26 26 0

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Popularity of Debbie as a first name

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Common last names for Debbie

  • Johnson
  • Smith
  • Davis
  • Williams
  • Jones
  • Miller
  • Brown
  • Wilson
  • Taylor
  • Clark
  • Hall
  • Thomas
  • Jackson
  • Roberts
  • Phillips

Fun Facts about the name Debbie

  • How Popular is the name Debbie? Debbie is the 386th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Debbie have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2016, the Social Security Administration has recorded 188,060 babies born with the first name Debbie in the United States. That's more than enough people named Debbie to occupy the country of Samoa with an estimated population of 186,340 (as of November 7, 2011).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Debbie? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Debbie first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Debbie is Thursday, January 5th, 1871.
  • What year had the most people named Debbie born? The highest recorded use of the first name Debbie was in 1959 with a total of 19,535 babies. That's a lot of babies named Debbie!
  • Random Debbie Factoid: According to the 1955 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Debbie ranks 60th in popularity as a baby girl's name in South Dakota. Imagine that, 33 babies in South Dakota have the same name as you in 1955.
  • Weird things about the name Debbie: Your name in reverse order is Eibbed. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Eiedbb. How do you pronounce that?

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  • Sources:
  • 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).
  • Wiktionary: Titles and License.
  • Notable persons via Wikipedia: Titles and License. Click each image for the attribution information.