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since 1880
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Dy

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Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
noun Dy
the chemical symbol for dysprosium, a rare earth element of atomic number 66.
Other Dictionary Sources
  1. A trivalent metallic element of the rare earth group; forms compounds that are highly magnetic

Notable Persons Named Dy

DY is a hip hop music musician. He plays Vocals. He was most prominent from 2009 to 2009. DY was given the name Forrest Schab in 1984 in Vancouver.


She was most prominent from 1962 to 1975. Dy was born in 1944 in Phnom Penh.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Dy

Jason Dy is a pop music, rhythm, blues, ballad, and soul music singer, demo artist, haranista, demo (music), and serenade. He has had major accomplishments since 2014. Jason was given the name Jason James Desiata Dy on June 19th, 1990 in Butuan.


Kim was born on July 26th, 1995. Kim is also known as Kianna and Kimmy.


DY is a hip hop music musician. He plays Vocals. He was most prominent from 2009 to 2009. DY was given the name Forrest Schab in 1984 in Vancouver.


Benjamin G. Dy was a Governor of Isabela (province) and Governor ofIsabela (province). Benjamin was born on September 22nd, 1952 in Cauayan, Isabela. He died on February 16th, 2013.


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Popularity of Dy as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Dy U.S.
  White 4.19% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 88.82% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 3.16% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.54% 16.26%

Of Last Name Dy

People with the last name Dy are most frequently Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander

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Fun Facts about the name Dy

  • How Popular is the name Dy? As a last name Dy was the 15,232nd most popular name in 2010.
  • When was the first name Dy first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Dy is Tuesday, October 1st, 1895.
  • How unique is the name Dy? From 1880 to 2017 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Dy. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Dy: Your name in reverse order is Yd. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Dy. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Dy? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 1,932 people with the last name Dy.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Dy? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Dy as their last name since less than 1 person in 154k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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  • Sources:
  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (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).
  • Notable persons via Wikipedia: Titles and License. Click each image for the attribution information.