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Fun Facts about the name Opie

  • How many people with the first name Opie have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 451 babies born with the first name Opie in the United States. That's more than enough people named Opie to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Opie? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1889 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Opie first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Opie is Friday, August 29th, 1879.
  • What year had the most people named Opie born? The highest recorded use of the first name Opie was in 1918 with a total of 17 babies.
  • Random Opie Factoid: According to the 1918 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Opie is not a popular baby boy's name in Arkansas. Imagine that, only 5 babies in Arkansas have the same name as you in 1918.
  • Weird things about the name Opie: Your name in reverse order is Eipo. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Iope. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Opie? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 964 people with the last name Opie.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Opie? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Opie as their last name since less than 1 person in 303k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!
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Popularity of Opie as a first name

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Popularity of Opie as a last name

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Common first names for Opie

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Opie U.S.
  White 80.71% 64.26%
  African American 12.55% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 1.14% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.62% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 2.28% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.70% 16.26%

Of Last Name Opie

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

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

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

Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
noun O"pie

Other Inspirations for the Name Opie

Opie And Anthony
Opie And Jim
Opie Anthony Reddit
Opie Family Guy
Opie From Soa
Opie Radio
Opie The Cat
Opie And Anthony Fired
Opie And Anthony Podcast
Opie Soa
Opie Taylor

What does the name Opie mean?

Ois for original, one of a kind!

Pis for popular, that you are!

Iis for inclusive, never leaving others out

Eis for exotic, no lack of spirit here!

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