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Missy

First Name
6k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
<100
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meanings and Origins

What does the name Missy mean? Find out below.

Origin and Meaning of Missy

"Missy" is a name of American origin, and it means "Bee". It's a name commonly given to girls.

Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
noun Mis"sy
See Misy.
noun Mis"sy
An affectionate, or contemptuous, form of miss; a young girl; a miss.
Other Dictionary Sources
  1. A young female
Wiktionary
  1. A diminutive of the female given name Melissa.

Notable Persons Named Missy

Missy Elliott is a hip hop music and contemporary r&b singer, r, rapping, songwriter, dance, and record producer. She plays Vocals. She has had major accomplishments since 1991. Missy was given the name Melissa Arnette Elliott on July 1st, 1971 in Portsmouth, Virginia, U.S. Missy is also known as Missy "Misdemeanor" Elliott.

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Missy Peregrym is an actress and model. Her ongoing career started in 2002. Missy was given the name Melissa Peregrym on June 16th, 1982 in Montreal.

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Missy Franklin is a leading human. Missy was born on May 10th, 1995 in Pasadena, California.

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Missy Rothstein is a model and photographer. Missy was given the name Melissa Rothstein on June 3rd, 1980 in Springfield Township, Delaware County, Pennsylvania.

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Missy Hyatt is an influential somebody. Missy was born on October 16th, 1963 in Tallahassee, Florida.

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Missy Higgins is a pop music, independent music, and acoustic music singer-songwriter and musician. She plays Piano, Synthesizer, Guitar, Melodica, Xylophone, Roland Corporation, Maton, and Vocals. She was most prominent from 2001 to present. Missy was given the name Melissa Morrison Higgins on August 19th, 1983. Missy is also known as Higgins and Melissa Morrison.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Missy

Jean Rousset De Missy was a noteworthy human. Jean was born in 1686 in Laon. He breathed his last breath in 1762.

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César de Missy was a leading somebody. César was born in 1703. He left this life in 1775.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1943 5 5 0
1945 8 8 0
1946 14 14 0
1947 10 10 0
1948 6 6 0
1949 11 11 0
1950 15 15 0
1951 19 19 0
1952 15 15 0
1953 41 41 0
1954 38 38 0
1955 47 47 0
1956 62 62 0
1957 90 90 0
1958 126 126 0
1959 133 133 0
1960 185 185 0
1961 192 192 0
1962 227 227 0
1963 215 215 0
1964 223 223 0
1965 220 220 0
1966 239 239 0
1967 303 303 0
1968 287 287 0
1969 271 271 0
1970 267 267 0
1971 216 216 0
1972 174 174 0
1973 155 155 0
1974 109 109 0
1975 102 102 0
1976 108 108 0
1977 100 100 0
1978 83 83 0
1979 91 91 0
1980 175 175 0
1981 119 119 0
1982 82 82 0
1983 55 55 0
1984 58 58 0
1985 64 64 0
1986 68 68 0
1987 49 49 0
1988 45 45 0
1989 42 42 0
1990 29 29 0
1991 36 36 0
1992 23 23 0
1993 36 36 0
1994 20 20 0
1995 26 26 0
1996 22 22 0
1997 22 22 0
1998 22 22 0
1999 9 9 0
2000 19 19 0
2001 15 15 0
2002 13 13 0
2003 19 19 0
2004 9 9 0
2005 15 15 0
2006 15 15 0
2007 15 15 0
2008 9 9 0
2009 16 16 0
2010 12 12 0
2011 18 18 0
2012 11 11 0
2013 11 11 0
2014 12 12 0
2015 9 9 0
2016 10 10 0

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Popularity of Missy as a first name

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Fun Facts about the name Missy

  • How Popular is the name Missy? Missy is the 3,447th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Missy have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2016, the Social Security Administration has recorded 5,637 babies born with the first name Missy in the United States. That's more than enough people named Missy to occupy the territory of Montserrat (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 4,922 (as of May 12, 2011).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Missy? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1943 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Missy first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Missy is Friday, August 5th, 1892.
  • What year had the most people named Missy born? The highest recorded use of the first name Missy was in 1967 with a total of 303 babies.
  • Random Missy Factoid: According to the 1972 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Missy is not a popular baby girl's name in Ohio. Imagine that, only 15 babies in Ohio have the same name as you in 1972.
  • Weird things about the name Missy: Your name in reverse order is Yssim. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Simys. How do you pronounce that?

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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).
  • 1913 Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary via the Collaborative International Dictionary of English (License)
  • 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.