Mickey

First Name
33k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
4k
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Mickey

"Mickey" is a name of American origin, and it means "Who is like God?". It's a name commonly given to both boys and girls.

Other Dictionary Sources
  1. (ethnic slur) offensive term for a person of Irish descent
Wiktionary
  1. A diminutive of the male given names Michael, Mike or Mick.
  2. A diminutive of the female given name Michaela.
  3. (slang) A Mickey Finn; a beverage, usually alcoholic, that has been drugged.
  4. (Canada) A 375-milliliter (13.2 imperial fluid ounce; 12.7 US fl oz) bottle of liquor, such as whiskey.
  5. (Ulster, derogatory) a Catholic

Notable Persons Named Mickey

Mickey Mouse is a detective and mm mickey mouse mystery magazine. Mickey is also known as Bob Cratchit, King Mickey, Mickey, and Mickey (Wizards of Mickey).

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Mickey Rooney was an actor. He was most active from 1923 to 2014. Mickey was given the name Joseph Yule, Jr. by his parent Joe Yule on September 23rd, 1920 in Brooklyn, New York, U.S. He breathed his last breath on April 6th, 2014.

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Mickey Rourke is an actor, boxer, screenwriter, music supervisor, and boxing. He was most prominent from 1979 to 1979. Mickey was given the name Philip Andre Rourke, Jr. on September 16th, 1952 in Schenectady, New York, US. Mickey is also known as Eddie Cook.

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Mickey Cohen was a mobster. He holds the title King of Los Angeles". Mickey was given the name Meyer Harris Cohen on September 4th, 1913 in Brooklyn. He passed away on July 29th, 1976.

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Mickey Mantle was a baseball player. Mickey was born on October 20th, 1931 in Spavinaw, Oklahoma. He died on August 13th, 1995.

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Mickey was given the name Miklós Hargitay on January 6th, 1926 in Budapest. He passed away on September 14th, 2006.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Mickey

Jordan Mickey is a basketball player for the Boston Celtics and →Maine Red Claws in the National Basketball Association. He was most active from 2015 to present. Jordan was born on July 9th, 1994 in Dallas.

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Larry Mickey was a hockey player. He was most active from 1964 to 1975. Larry was born on October 21st, 1943 in Lacombe, Alberta. He breathed his last breath on July 23rd, 1982.

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John H. Mickey was a 13th Governor of Nebraska. He was most prominent from 1903 to 1907. John was born on September 30th, 1845 in Burlington, Iowa. He left this life on June 2nd, 1910.

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Joey Mickey is a football player. He was most active from 1993 to 1995. Joey was born on November 29th, 1970 in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.

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Abigail Mickey is an athlete for the UnitedHealthcare Women's Team. Abigail was born on July 3rd, 1990.

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J. was born on January 5th, 1856 in Illinois. He passed away on March 20th, 1928.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1898 7 0 7
1900 6 6 0
1902 7 0 7
1903 10 10 0
1906 11 5 6
1907 15 8 7
1908 7 7 0
1909 19 7 12
1910 29 12 17
1911 24 16 8
1912 29 17 12
1913 35 15 20
1914 52 23 29
1915 70 29 41
1916 71 38 33
1917 65 30 35
1918 88 36 52
1919 94 47 47
1920 123 67 56
1921 131 79 52
1922 130 71 59
1923 136 72 64
1924 165 98 67
1925 159 90 69
1926 153 89 64
1927 175 84 91
1928 187 94 93
1929 195 90 105
1930 217 93 124
1931 206 68 138
1932 268 99 169
1933 230 83 147
1934 248 81 167
1935 262 84 178
1936 241 68 173
1937 239 67 172
1938 309 89 220
1939 316 71 245
1940 464 100 364
1941 448 94 354
1942 574 140 434
1943 516 121 395
1944 507 117 390
1945 513 116 397
1946 605 116 489
1947 691 137 554
1948 784 231 553
1949 768 220 548
1950 711 211 500
1951 737 185 552
1952 674 173 501
1953 789 168 621
1954 752 168 584
1955 765 136 629
1956 966 149 817
1957 1,089 141 948
1958 896 106 790
1959 831 122 709
1960 766 124 642
1961 743 106 637
1962 686 100 586
1963 588 88 500
1964 568 61 507
1965 525 47 478
1966 484 50 434
1967 582 59 523
1968 503 32 471
1969 426 41 385
1970 431 37 394
1971 376 34 342
1972 374 47 327
1973 356 38 318
1974 382 48 334
1975 358 35 323
1976 356 38 318
1977 354 30 324
1978 264 20 244
1979 278 29 249
1980 233 19 214
1981 227 17 210
1982 195 17 178
1983 226 19 207
1984 213 23 190
1985 184 13 171
1986 168 14 154
1987 163 10 153
1988 162 17 145
1989 192 11 181
1990 169 17 152
1991 161 15 146
1992 174 14 160
1993 136 16 120
1994 145 21 124
1995 132 16 116
1996 173 12 161
1997 157 21 136
1998 108 12 96
1999 107 10 97
2000 114 16 98
2001 90 9 81
2002 93 7 86
2003 87 12 75
2004 88 6 82
2005 86 8 78
2006 72 7 65
2007 86 11 75
2008 95 10 85
2009 90 5 85
2010 70 5 65
2011 94 11 83
2012 73 0 73
2013 88 10 78
2014 105 6 99
2015 113 11 102
2016 99 11 88
2017 107 13 94

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Popularity of Mickey as a first name

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Popularity of Mickey as a last name

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Common last names for Mickey

  • Smith
  • Williams
  • Johnson
  • Walker
  • Brown
  • Wilson
  • Moore
  • Martin
  • Jones
  • Davis
  • Anderson
  • Lee
  • Mcdonald
  • Thomas

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Mickey U.S.
  White 76.40% 64.26%
  African American 17.55% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.80% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.87% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 2.39% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 1.99% 16.26%

Of Last Name Mickey

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

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Fun Facts about the name Mickey

  • What name lists does Mickey rank for?
  • How Popular is the name Mickey? Mickey is the 1,289th most popular name of all time. As a last name Mickey was the 8,259th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Mickey have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 33,284 babies born with the first name Mickey in the United States. That's more than enough people named Mickey to occupy the country of San Marino with an estimated population of 32,312 (as of March 31, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Mickey? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1898 when it was given as a first name to 7 new born babies.
  • When was Mickey first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Mickey is Friday, July 9th, 1880.
  • What year had the most people named Mickey born? The highest recorded use of the first name Mickey was in 1957 with a total of 948 babies.
  • Random Mickey Factoid: According to the 1954 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Mickey is not a popular baby boy's name in Arkansas. Imagine that, only 13 babies in Arkansas have the same name as you in 1954.
  • Weird things about the name Mickey: Your name in reverse order is Yekcim. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Eykmic. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Mickey? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 4,012 people with the last name Mickey.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Mickey? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 1 of them will have Mickey as their last name.

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  • Sources:
  • 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).
  • Other Dictionary Sources: WordNet 3.1 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University (License).
  • Wiktionary: Titles and License.
  • Notable persons via Wikipedia: Titles and License. Click each image for the attribution information.