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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Floy

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  1. A diminutive of the female given name Florence.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1880 23 23 0
1881 17 17 0
1882 26 26 0
1883 26 26 0
1884 38 38 0
1885 43 43 0
1886 41 41 0
1887 54 54 0
1888 53 53 0
1889 74 74 0
1890 68 68 0
1891 56 56 0
1892 72 72 0
1893 74 74 0
1894 73 65 8
1895 76 76 0
1896 70 70 0
1897 56 56 0
1898 85 80 5
1899 88 82 6
1900 85 85 0
1901 73 73 0
1902 56 56 0
1903 64 64 0
1904 90 82 8
1905 74 74 0
1906 80 80 0
1907 98 98 0
1908 85 85 0
1909 82 77 5
1910 104 104 0
1911 89 89 0
1912 118 118 0
1913 123 113 10
1914 157 150 7
1915 195 184 11
1916 183 171 12
1917 207 207 0
1918 241 225 16
1919 213 196 17
1920 185 176 9
1921 180 172 8
1922 185 177 8
1923 153 141 12
1924 171 159 12
1925 161 155 6
1926 142 129 13
1927 173 156 17
1928 182 167 15
1929 137 128 9
1930 120 120 0
1931 137 128 9
1932 86 80 6
1933 104 94 10
1934 97 97 0
1935 109 102 7
1936 77 72 5
1937 89 76 13
1938 84 84 0
1939 77 72 5
1940 65 59 6
1941 55 47 8
1942 56 51 5
1943 41 41 0
1944 64 58 6
1945 51 44 7
1946 50 50 0
1947 42 42 0
1948 35 35 0
1949 41 32 9
1950 34 26 8
1951 26 26 0
1952 25 20 5
1953 19 19 0
1954 19 19 0
1955 17 17 0
1956 18 18 0
1957 17 17 0
1958 10 10 0
1959 13 13 0
1960 6 6 0
1961 5 5 0
1962 6 6 0
1963 9 9 0
1964 5 5 0
1965 7 7 0
1966 7 7 0
1967 5 5 0
1971 7 7 0

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Popularity of Floy as a first name

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Popularity of Floy as a last name

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Common last names for Floy

  • Smith
  • Johnson
  • Williams
  • Davis
  • Brown
  • Jones
  • Miller
  • Taylor
  • Martin
  • Thompson
  • Jackson
  • Nelson
  • Young
  • King
  • Clark

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Floy U.S.
  White 50.00% 64.26%
  African American 45.36% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 4.12% 16.26%

Of Last Name Floy

People with the last name Floy are most frequently White or African American

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Fun Facts about the name Floy

  • How Popular is the name Floy? Floy is the 3,108th most popular name of all time. As a last name Floy was the 94,311th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Floy have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 6,934 babies born with the first name Floy in the United States. That's more than enough people named Floy to occupy the territory of Saint Pierre and Miquelon (France) with an estimated population of 6,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Floy? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given as a first name to 23 new born babies.
  • When was Floy first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Floy is Thursday, July 27th, 1871.
  • What year had the most people named Floy born? The highest recorded use of the first name Floy was in 1918 with a total of 225 babies.
  • Random Floy Factoid: According to the 1935 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Floy is not a popular baby girl's name in Louisiana. Imagine that, only 6 babies in Louisiana have the same name as you in 1935.
  • Weird things about the name Floy: Your name in reverse order is Yolf. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Oylf. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Floy? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 194 people with the last name Floy.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Floy? Floy is one of the most unique last names recorded.

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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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