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Lucky

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20k Luca
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How popular is the baby name Lucky in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1912 6 0 6
1914 6 0 6
1916 11 0 11
1917 7 0 7
1919 7 0 7
1920 7 0 7
1921 21 5 16
1922 19 6 13
1923 16 0 16
1924 15 0 15
1925 22 7 15
1926 26 6 20
1927 32 6 26
1928 22 0 22
1929 10 0 10
1930 19 0 19
1931 17 0 17
1932 9 0 9
1934 11 0 11
1935 7 0 7
1936 7 0 7
1937 11 0 11
1938 20 0 20
1939 13 0 13
1940 29 5 24
1941 23 0 23
1942 23 8 15
1943 49 13 36
1944 46 7 39
1945 55 7 48
1946 46 11 35
1947 57 8 49
1948 34 0 34
1949 47 7 40
1950 44 5 39
1951 36 5 31
1952 46 8 38
1953 54 7 47
1954 45 0 45
1955 39 5 34
1956 50 6 44
1957 31 5 26
1958 33 0 33
1959 18 0 18
1960 50 0 50
1961 29 0 29
1962 36 0 36
1963 35 5 30
1964 34 0 34
1965 34 0 34
1966 29 0 29
1967 34 0 34
1968 35 8 27
1969 16 0 16
1970 19 0 19
1971 26 0 26
1972 29 0 29
1973 28 0 28
1974 15 0 15
1975 32 0 32
1976 26 0 26
1977 28 0 28
1978 15 0 15
1979 30 5 25
1980 27 0 27
1981 29 0 29
1982 31 7 24
1983 28 10 18
1984 23 0 23
1985 23 0 23
1986 26 6 20
1987 16 0 16
1988 34 5 29
1989 23 0 23
1990 41 16 25
1991 59 17 42
1992 29 6 23
1993 38 16 22
1994 56 13 43
1995 51 11 40
1996 60 8 52
1997 53 7 46
1998 51 6 45
1999 54 7 47
2000 52 5 47
2001 50 8 42
2002 62 7 55
2003 55 13 42
2004 75 10 65
2005 72 5 67
2006 80 10 70
2007 73 10 63
2008 65 8 57
2009 61 9 52
2010 68 10 58
2011 55 13 42
2012 47 10 37
2013 46 13 33
2014 65 11 54
2015 43 0 43

Fun Facts about the name Lucky

  • How many people with the first name Lucky have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 3,447 babies born with the first name Lucky in the United States. That's more than enough people named Lucky to occupy the territory of Falkland Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 3,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Lucky? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1912 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Lucky first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Lucky is Friday, November 22nd, 1867.
  • What year had the most people named Lucky born? The highest recorded use of the first name Lucky was in 2006 with a total of 70 babies.
  • Random Lucky Factoid: According to the 2000 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Lucky is not a popular baby boy's name in Minnesota. Imagine that, only 5 babies in Minnesota have the same name as you in 2000.
  • Weird things about the name Lucky: Your name in reverse order is Ykcul. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Yuklc. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Lucky? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 2,578 people with the last name Lucky.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Lucky? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Lucky as their last name since less than 1 person in 115k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!
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Popularity of Lucky as a first name

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Popularity of Lucky as a last name

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Common last names for Lucky

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Common first names for Lucky

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Lucky U.S.
  White 43.60% 64.26%
  African American 43.60% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 6.21% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.78% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 2.91% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.91% 16.26%

Of Last Name Lucky

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

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

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

American

Origin and Meaning of Lucky

The name "Lucky" is of American origin, and it means "Fortunate". It's a name commonly given to both boys and girls.

Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
adjective Luck"y
Senses
  1. Favored by luck; fortunate; meeting with good success or good fortune; -- said of persons; as, a lucky adventurer." Luckywight." [Spenser.]
  2. Producing, or resulting in, good by chance, or unexpectedly; favorable; auspicious; fortunate; as, a lucky mistake; a lucky cast; a lucky hour. "We doubt not of a fair and lucky war." [Shak.]
    synonyms: Successful; fortunate; prosperous; auspicious.
Other Dictionary Sources
  1. Presaging or likely to bring good luck or a good outcome ("lucky stars")
  2. Occurring by chance ("a lucky escape" and "a lucky guess")
  3. Having or bringing good fortune ("my lucky day" and "a lucky man")

From Middle English *lukky, *luckie, equivalent to luck +‎ -y. Cognate with Scots lucky (“lucky”), West Frisian lokkich (“lucky, fortunate”), Dutch gelukkig (“lucky, forntunate, happy”). Compare also Danish lykkelig (“happy”), Swedish lycklig (“happy, lucky”).

Other Inspirations for the Name Lucky

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What does the name Lucky mean?

Lis for luxury, the luxury of your smile.

Uis for upstanding, the honorable way to be

Cis for comic, laughter is your tonic.

Kis for kindle, the warmth in others.

Yis for yearn, your innermost desires.

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