My

First Name
1k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
304
in the U.S.
in 2010
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How to Pronounce My

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Meaning and Origin

What does the name My mean? Find out below.

Origin and Meaning of My

User Submitted Origins

     Vietnamese
75%
     Swedish
25%

User Submitted Meanings

  • According to a user from North Carolina, United States, the name My means "God".
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Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
adjective and pronoun My
Of or belonging to me; -- used always attributively; as, my body; my book; mine is used in the predicate; as, the book is mine . See Mine.

Etymology: OE. mi, fr. min. See Mine, and cf., for loss of nA (a.) An (a.)

Wiktionary
  1. megayear

My was also found in the following language(s): German and Swedish

Notable Persons Named My

Mỹ Linh is a pop music, soul music, funk, semiclassical, rhythm, and blues musician. They plays Vocals. Mỹ was given the name Đỗ Mỹ Linh on August 19th, 1975. Mỹ is also known as Do My Linh.

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Lisa Nilsson is a singer and singing. Her most notable accomplishments were from 1989 to 1989. Lisa was given the name My Lisa Karolina Nilsson on August 13th, 1970.

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My Tam is a pop music, dance-pop, acoustic music, and blues singer, composer, dancer, actress, musical director, and music director. They have had major accomplishments since 1999. My was given the name Phan Thị Mỹ Tâm on January 16th, 1981 in Da Nang. My is also known as Phan Thị Mỹ Tâm.

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My was born in 1962.

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My was born on October 23rd, 1990.

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My Summer As A Salvation Soldier is a singing and songwriter. He plays Guitar and Vocals. He was most active from 2004 to present. My was given the name Þórir Georg Jónsson in Iceland. My is also known as Þórir Georg Jónsson.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name My

Little My is a fictional character.

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Huynh Thanh My was a photojournalism. Huynh was born on March 29th, 1951 in Long An Province. He breathed his last breath on October 10th, 1965.

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Stéphane My is an athlete for the JS Baco.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1971 7 7 0
1972 5 5 0
1974 10 10 0
1975 26 18 8
1976 33 21 12
1977 15 15 0
1978 34 19 15
1979 43 30 13
1980 82 60 22
1981 100 82 18
1982 113 91 22
1983 87 68 19
1984 79 62 17
1985 59 49 10
1986 52 40 12
1987 42 36 6
1988 24 19 5
1989 40 33 7
1990 29 23 6
1991 31 20 11
1992 41 30 11
1993 36 29 7
1994 31 23 8
1995 21 16 5
1996 17 17 0
1997 12 12 0
1998 18 18 0
1999 13 13 0
2000 19 19 0
2001 11 11 0
2002 16 11 5
2003 10 10 0
2004 6 6 0
2005 9 9 0
2006 14 14 0
2008 6 6 0
2009 10 10 0
2010 8 8 0
2011 16 16 0
2012 19 19 0
2013 6 6 0
2014 10 10 0
2015 14 14 0
2016 9 9 0
2017 11 11 0
* Years where the name was given to 5 or fewer babies will show zero to respect privacy.

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International Interest for My

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Popularity of My as a first name

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Popularity of My as a last name

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Common last names for My

  • Nguyen
  • Tran
  • Huynh
  • Le
  • Yang
  • Truong
  • Ngo
  • Lee

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity My U.S.
  White 9.54% 64.26%
  African American 2.96% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 82.89% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 2.30% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.30% 16.26%

Of Last Name My

People with the last name My are most frequently Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander

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Fun Facts about the name My

  • How Popular is the name My? My is the 8,981st most popular name of all time. As a last name My was the 65,244th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name My have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 1,294 babies born with the first name My in the United States. That's more than enough people named My to occupy the territory of Niue (New Zealand) with an estimated population of 1,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named My? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1971 when it was given as a first name to 7 new born babies.
  • When was My first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name My is Saturday, May 2nd, 1891.
  • What year had the most people named My born? The highest recorded use of the first name My was in 1982 with a total of 91 babies.
  • Random My Factoid: According to the 1991 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name My is not a popular baby girl's name in California. Imagine that, only 5 babies in California have the same name as you in 1991.
  • Weird things about the name My: Your name in reverse order is Ym. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Ym. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name My? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 304 people with the last name My.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of My? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with My as their last name since less than 1 person in 1.0m people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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