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First Name
159k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
528
in the U.S.
in 2010

Minnie

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Nicknames and Given Names for Minnie

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born Ranking
1880 1,755 1,746 9 #5 girl name
1881 1,661 1,653 8 #6 girl name
1882 2,014 2,004 10 #5 girl name
1883 2,049 2,035 14 #5 girl name
1884 2,243 2,243 0 #5 girl name
1885 2,184 2,178 6 #6 girl name
1886 2,380 2,372 8 #5 girl name
1887 2,226 2,215 11 #6 girl name
1888 2,668 2,654 14 #6 girl name
1889 2,637 2,624 13 #6 girl name
1890 2,666 2,650 16 #8 girl name
1891 2,440 2,428 12 #8 girl name
1892 2,617 2,609 8 #12 girl name
1893 2,528 2,510 18 #12 girl name
1894 2,598 2,592 6 #12 girl name
1895 2,576 2,567 9 #13 girl name
1896 2,544 2,530 14 #16 girl name
1897 2,300 2,284 16 #21 girl name
1898 2,417 2,409 8 #21 girl name
1899 2,046 2,036 10 #25 girl name
1900 2,685 2,673 12 #22 girl name
1901 2,036 2,026 10 #26 girl name
1902 2,066 2,055 11 #29 girl name
1903 1,859 1,846 13 #35 girl name
1904 1,890 1,885 5 #35 girl name
1905 1,956 1,950 6 #35 girl name
1906 1,785 1,777 8 #39 girl name
1907 1,917 1,907 10 #40 girl name
1908 1,825 1,817 8 #47 girl name
1909 1,787 1,779 8 #50 girl name
1910 1,989 1,983 6 #50 girl name
1911 1,906 1,899 7 #52 girl name
1912 2,306 2,295 11 #60 girl name
1913 2,340 2,332 8 #63 girl name
1914 2,728 2,718 10 #67 girl name
1915 3,284 3,270 14 #68 girl name
1916 3,286 3,274 12 #71 girl name
1917 3,269 3,262 7 #75 girl name
1918 3,192 3,181 11 #88 girl name
1919 3,288 3,272 16 #80 girl name
1920 3,257 3,244 13 #87 girl name
1921 3,008 2,998 10 #96 girl name
1922 3,131 3,117 14 #91 girl name
1923 2,800 2,783 17 #99 girl name
1924 2,901 2,885 16 #100 girl name
1925 2,758 2,737 21
1926 2,461 2,451 10
1927 2,482 2,467 15
1928 2,241 2,229 12
1929 2,011 1,994 17
1930 2,017 2,006 11
1931 1,788 1,770 18
1932 1,826 1,809 17
1933 1,617 1,604 13
1934 1,682 1,663 19
1935 1,591 1,582 9
1936 1,444 1,429 15
1937 1,393 1,378 15
1938 1,375 1,361 14
1939 1,280 1,268 12
1940 1,234 1,227 7
1941 1,363 1,354 9
1942 1,456 1,447 9
1943 1,357 1,347 10
1944 1,228 1,220 8
1945 1,095 1,088 7
1946 1,078 1,073 5
1947 1,059 1,050 9
1948 1,000 994 6
1949 940 935 5
1950 882 876 6
1951 792 792 0
1952 695 695 0
1953 660 655 5
1954 613 613 0
1955 549 549 0
1956 496 496 0
1957 423 418 5
1958 414 414 0
1959 429 424 5
1960 350 350 0
1961 319 319 0
1962 272 272 0
1963 245 245 0
1964 223 223 0
1965 208 208 0
1966 181 181 0
1967 175 175 0
1968 155 155 0
1969 138 138 0
1970 126 126 0
1971 134 134 0
1972 114 114 0
1973 108 108 0
1974 104 104 0
1975 95 95 0
1976 83 83 0
1977 69 69 0
1978 59 59 0
1979 73 73 0
1980 71 71 0
1981 56 56 0
1982 45 45 0
1983 53 53 0
1984 44 44 0
1985 63 63 0
1986 34 34 0
1987 45 45 0
1988 44 44 0
1989 33 33 0
1990 38 38 0
1991 37 37 0
1992 55 55 0
1993 24 24 0
1994 37 37 0
1995 28 28 0
1996 36 36 0
1997 30 30 0
1998 35 35 0
1999 24 24 0
2000 31 31 0
2001 25 25 0
2002 33 33 0
2003 25 25 0
2004 27 27 0
2005 32 32 0
2006 37 37 0
2007 17 17 0
2008 43 43 0
2009 28 28 0
2010 37 37 0
2011 39 39 0
2012 44 44 0
2013 58 58 0
2014 49 49 0
2015 68 68 0

Fun Facts about the name Minnie

  • How many people with the first name Minnie have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 159,425 babies born with the first name Minnie in the United States. That's more than enough people named Minnie to occupy the territory of Guam (USA) with an estimated population of 159,358 (as of April 1, 2010).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Minnie? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given as a first name to 1,755 new born babies.
  • When was Minnie first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Minnie is Monday, July 28th, 1828.
  • What year had the most people named Minnie born? The highest recorded use of the first name Minnie was in 1916 with a total of 3,274 babies. That's a lot of babies named Minnie!
  • Random Minnie Factoid: According to the 1937 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Minnie ranks 39th in popularity as a baby girl's name in Georgia. Imagine that, 153 babies in Georgia have the same name as you in 1937.
  • Weird things about the name Minnie: Your name in reverse order is Einnim. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Nmniei. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Minnie? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 528 people with the last name Minnie.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Minnie? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Minnie as their last name since less than 1 person in 556k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!
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Popularity of Minnie as a first name

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Popularity of Minnie as a last name

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Common last names for Minnie

  • Smith
  • Johnson
  • Williams
  • Jones
  • Brown
  • Davis
  • Miller
  • Wilson
  • Anderson
  • Taylor
  • Moore
  • Thomas
  • Jackson
  • Thompson
  • White
  • Martin
  • Harris
  • Walker
  • Clark
  • Lewis

Common first names for Minnie

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Minnie U.S.
  White 84.28% 64.26%
  African American 7.01% 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 7.20% 16.26%

Of Last Name Minnie

People with the last name Minnie are most frequently White

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

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

English

Origin and Meaning of Minnie

The name "Minnie" is of English origin, and it means "Of the Sea or Bitter". It's a name commonly given to girls.

  1. A diminutive of Wilhelmina, Minerva, Mary, Mina or Mamie. Popular as a formal female given name in the 19th century.

Notable Persons With the Name Minnie

Minnie Driver

Minnie Driver is an actress and singer-songwriter. Her ongoing career started in 1990. Minnie was given the name Amelia Fiona J. Driver on January 31st, 1970 in St. Marylebone, London, England, United Kingdom.

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Minnie Riperton

Minnie Riperton was a soul music, rhythm, blues, and jazz singer-songwriter. She plays Vocals. She was most prominent from 1962 to 1979. Minnie was given the name Minnie Julia Riperton on November 8th, 1947 in Chicago, Illinois, U.S. She passed away on July 12th, 1979.

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Minnie Mouse

Minnie Mouse is a fictional character.

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Minnie Pearl

Minnie Pearl was a country music and comedy music musician. Her most notable accomplishments were from 1939 to 1991. Minnie was given the name Sarah Ophelia Colley on October 25th, 1912 in Tennessee, USA. Minnie is also known as Minnie Pearl. She died on March 4th, 1996.

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Minnie Weisz

Minnie Weisz is a famous somebody.

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the Bird Girl Koo Koo

the Bird Girl Koo Koo was an entertainer. the was given the name Minnie Woolsey in 1880 in Rabun County, Georgia. the is also known as Minnie Ha Ha, Koo Koo the Bird Girl. Koo Koo, and the Blind Girl from Mars'''. She died in 1960.

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  • Kathy Staff
    (actress)
  • Minnie Miñoso
    (baseball player)
  • Minnie Marx
    (famed person)
  • Minnie Dean
    (criminal)
  • Minnie Warren
    (famed somebody)
  • Minnie Pwerle
    (artist)
  • Minnie Tittell Brune
    (actress)
  • Blossom Seeley
    (singer)
  • Minnie Hauk
    (famed person)
  • Minnie Spotted-Wolf
    (military person)
  • Minnie Fisher Cunningham
    (famed human)
  • Minnie Dupree
    (actress)
  • Minnie Minoprio
    (singer)
  • Minnie Devereaux
    (actress)

Notable Persons With the Last Name Minnie

Memphis Minnie

Memphis Minnie was a blues guitarist, singing, and songwriter. She plays Guitar, electric guitar, bass, banjo, drums, Bass guitar, and Drum. Her career lasted from 1920 to 1950. Memphis was given the name Lizzie Douglas on June 3rd, 1897 in Algiers, Louisiana, United States. Memphis is also known as Kid Douglas and Minnie Lawlars. She breathed her last breath on August 6th, 1973.

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Derick Minnie

Derick Minnie is a rugby player. Derick was born on October 29th, 1986 in Alberton, Gauteng.

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What does the name Minnie mean?

Mis for melody, the song of life.

Iis for ideals, no higher!

Nis for nurturing, the care you provide to all

Nis for name, a pleasant one indeed.

Iis for inspire, others seek your guidance.

Eis for enthusiasm, in even the most dire circumstances

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