Mccoy

First Name
3k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
111k
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Mccoy

User Submitted Meanings

  • According to a user from Ohio, United States, the name Mccoy is of Native American origin and means "Gift from creator".
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Notable Persons Named Mccoy

McCoy Tyner is a bebop, hard bop, afro-cuban jazz, modal jazz, mainstream jazz, third stream, and post-bop musician. His most notable accomplishments were from 1960 to present. McCoy was given the name Alfred McCoy Tyner on December 11th, 1938 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States.

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McCoy McLemore is a basketball player for the San Francisco Warriors, Chicago Bulls, Phoenix Suns, Detroit Pistons, Cleveland Cavaliers, Milwaukee Bucks, and Houston Rockets. He was most active from 1964 to 1972. McCoy was born on April 3rd, 1942 in Houston.

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McCoy was born in 1959.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Mccoy

Henry Philip "Hank" McCoy is a comics character.

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Travie McCoy is a rapping and singer-songwriter. He plays Drum kit, Guitar, and Vocals. He has had major accomplishments since 1997. Travie was given the name Travis Lazarus McCoy on August 6th, 1981 in Geneva, New York. Travie is also known as Travis McCoy and Schleprok.

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Sylvester McCoy is an actor. Sylvester was given the name Percy James Patrick Kent-Smith on August 20th, 1943 in Dunoon, Scotland, UK.

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Colt McCoy is a football player. Colt was born on September 5th, 1986 in Hobbs, New Mexico.

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Elijah McCoy was an engineer, inventor, initially employed as a railroad fireman, oiler, invention, and oiler (occupation). Elijah was given the name Elijah J. McCoy on May 2nd, 1844 in Colchester, Ontario, Canada. He died on October 10th, 1929.

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LeSean McCoy is a football player. LeSean was born on July 12th, 1988 in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1905 5 0 5
1910 7 0 7
1912 7 0 7
1913 8 0 8
1914 14 0 14
1915 12 0 12
1916 25 0 25
1917 19 0 19
1918 18 0 18
1919 10 0 10
1920 23 0 23
1921 19 0 19
1922 17 0 17
1923 11 0 11
1924 13 0 13
1925 11 0 11
1926 8 0 8
1927 15 0 15
1928 10 0 10
1929 9 0 9
1930 15 0 15
1931 17 0 17
1932 12 0 12
1933 28 0 28
1934 17 0 17
1935 16 0 16
1936 15 0 15
1937 8 0 8
1938 11 0 11
1939 9 0 9
1940 19 0 19
1941 16 0 16
1942 14 0 14
1943 12 0 12
1944 9 0 9
1945 19 0 19
1946 13 0 13
1947 11 0 11
1948 15 0 15
1949 16 0 16
1950 14 0 14
1951 7 0 7
1952 10 0 10
1953 13 0 13
1954 9 0 9
1955 9 0 9
1956 18 0 18
1957 8 0 8
1958 9 0 9
1959 14 0 14
1960 5 0 5
1961 8 0 8
1962 6 0 6
1963 6 0 6
1964 6 0 6
1968 7 0 7
1969 6 0 6
1971 6 0 6
1976 5 0 5
1977 5 0 5
1978 7 0 7
1981 7 0 7
1982 6 0 6
1983 5 0 5
1985 7 0 7
1986 9 0 9
1987 5 0 5
1988 7 0 7
1989 7 0 7
1990 9 0 9
1991 5 0 5
1992 17 0 17
1993 14 0 14
1994 15 0 15
1995 25 0 25
1996 21 0 21
1997 21 0 21
1998 33 0 33
1999 39 0 39
2000 26 0 26
2001 33 0 33
2002 29 0 29
2003 35 0 35
2004 39 0 39
2005 47 5 42
2006 37 0 37
2007 48 0 48
2008 63 8 55
2009 66 0 66
2010 88 0 88
2011 94 0 94
2012 127 0 127
2013 176 6 170
2014 161 7 154
2015 198 7 191
2016 178 6 172
2017 169 0 169

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Popularity of Mccoy as a first name

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Popularity of Mccoy as a last name

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Common last names for Mccoy

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Mccoy U.S.
  White 66.88% 64.26%
  African American 26.71% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.46% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.89% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 2.43% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.64% 16.26%

Of Last Name Mccoy

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

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Fun Facts about the name Mccoy

  • How Popular is the name Mccoy? Mccoy is the 5,727th most popular name of all time. As a last name Mccoy was the 278th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Mccoy have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 2,597 babies born with the first name Mccoy in the United States. That's more than enough people named Mccoy to occupy the territory of Svalbard and Jan Mayen (Norway) with an estimated population of 2,495 (as of March 1, 2010).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Mccoy? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1905 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Mccoy first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Mccoy is Sunday, February 12th, 1871.
  • What year had the most people named Mccoy born? The highest recorded use of the first name Mccoy was in 2015 with a total of 191 babies.
  • Random Mccoy Factoid: According to the 2011 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Mccoy is not a popular baby boy's name in Texas. Imagine that, only 9 babies in Texas have the same name as you in 2011.
  • Weird things about the name Mccoy: Your name in reverse order is Yoccm. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Omcyc. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Mccoy? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 110,744 people with the last name Mccoy.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Mccoy? Mccoy was ranked as the 278th most popular last name but is still less than 0.1% of the population!

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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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