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since 1880
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304
in the U.S.
in 2010

My

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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

Fun Facts about the name My

  • How many people with the first name My have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 1,274 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 1986 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name My is not a popular baby girl's name in California. Imagine that, only 16 babies in California have the same name as you in 1986.
  • 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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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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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

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

Scandinavian

Origin and Meaning of My

The name "My" is of Scandinavian origin, and it means "Form of Mary". It's a name commonly given to girls.

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.)

  1. megayear

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

My Huong

My was born in 1986.

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Other Inspirations for the Name My

My Nova
My Verizon
My Eye Dr
My Fitness Pal
My Ip
My Little Pony
My Location
My Mc
My Pay
My Way

What does the name My mean?

Mis for mystery, the part of you that cannot be explained.

Yis for youthful, your eternal look.

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