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since 1880
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Debbie

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10k Debby (English)

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 1,164 1,164 0
1951 1,710 1,710 0
1952 2,459 2,453 6
1953 3,212 3,206 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 14,416 14,378 38 #27 girl name
1958 17,896 17,856 40 #24 girl name
1959 19,584 19,536 48 #20 girl name
1960 17,085 17,054 31 #25 girl name
1961 14,907 14,881 26 #31 girl name
1962 13,129 13,101 28 #32 girl name
1963 10,461 10,437 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 2,331 2,323 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 491 491 0
1981 439 439 0
1982 413 413 0
1983 345 345 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

Fun Facts about the name Debbie

  • How many people with the first name Debbie have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 188,035 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 19,536 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 83rd in popularity as a baby girl's name in New Jersey. Imagine that, 149 babies in New Jersey 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 Eidbbe. How do you pronounce that?
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Common last names for Debbie

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

Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

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

English

Origin and Meaning of Debbie

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

Deborah +‎ -ie

  1. A diminutive of the female given name Deborah.

Debbie Reynolds

Debbie Reynolds is an actress, singer, and dancer with the most prominent portion of her career being from 1948 to present. Debbie was born in 1932 as Mary Frances Reynolds in El Paso, Texas, U.S.

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Debbie Harry

Debbie Harry is a singer-songwriter, actress, and former playboy bunny specializing in rock, new wave, punk rock, and disco music with the most prominent portion of her career being from 1968 to present. Debbie was born in 1945 as Deborah Ann Harry in Miami, Florida, U.S.

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Debbie Allen

Debbie Allen is an actress, choreographer, dancer, and film director with the most prominent portion of her career being from 1976 to present. Debbie was born in 1949 as Deborrah Kaye Allen in Houston, Texas, U.S.

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Debbie Matenopoulos

Debbie Matenopoulos is a television host, television personality, and actress with the most prominent portion of her career being from 1997 to present. Debbie was born in 1974 in Richmond, Virginia, U.S.

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Debbie Rochon

Debbie Rochon is an actress with the most prominent portion of her career being from 1 to present. Debbie was born in 1968 in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.

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Debbie Bazoo

Debbie was born in 1982.

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Other Inspirations for the Name Debbie

Debbie Dingell
Debbie Downer
Debbie Stabenow
Debbie Wasserman Schultz
Debbie Gibson
Debbie Rowe

What does the name Debbie mean?

Dis for dependable, on you I can rely.

Eis for enchant, for enchant you will.

Bis for buoy, you encourage those you see.

Bis for bloom, your glow of life.

Iis for intuitive, others should trust your instincts

Eis for extra, those little things you do!

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