First Name
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Mahy

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Alt. Meaning

M is for mystery, the part of you that cannot be explained.

A is for affectionate, to those that matter most to you

H is for hero, as you appear to many.

Y is for yes, always open to new possibilities

Notable Persons With the Last Name Mahy

Margaret Mahy was a children's literature, picture book, and supernatural fiction writer and librarian. Her most notable accomplishments were from 1969 to 2012. Margaret was born on March 21st, 1936 in Whakatane, New Zealand. She breathed her last breath on July 23rd, 2012.


Stephen Mahy is a musician. He has been prominent since 2006. Stephen was born on July 27th, 1982.


Thomas was born in 1862. He died in 1936.


Warren Mahy is a in the field of fantastic art.


Barry Mahy is a soccer player for the Guernsey official football team, Scunthorpe United F.C., New York Generals, New York Cosmos (1970–85), and United States men's national soccer team. Barry was born on January 21st, 1942 in Doncaster, England.


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Popularity of Mahy as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Mahy U.S.
  White 84.24% 64.26%
  African American 7.07% 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 7.07% 16.26%

Of Last Name Mahy

People with the last name Mahy are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Mahy

  • How Popular is the name Mahy? As a last name Mahy was the 98,553rd most popular name in 2010.
  • When was the first name Mahy first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Mahy is Saturday, April 28th, 1923.
  • How unique is the name Mahy? From 1880 to 2017 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Mahy. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Mahy: Your name in reverse order is Yham. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Hmay. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Mahy? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 184 people with the last name Mahy.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Mahy? Mahy 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).
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