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in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Alt. Meaning

R is for romantic, hopelessly so

Y is for yippee, and the things that inspire you to yell it

Notable Persons Named Ry

Ry Cooder is an americana (music), roots rock, folk music, blues, tejano music, country music, gospel music, and world music musician. He plays Guitar, Bass guitar, Mandolin, Banjo, Slide guitar, Lap slide guitar, and Slack-key guitar. His most notable accomplishments were from 1967 to present. Ry was given the name Ryland Peter Cooder on March 15th, 1947 in Los Angeles, California, United States.


RY X is a musician. He has been prominent since 2010. RY was given the name Ry Cuming in Angourie, New South Wales, Australia. RY is also known as Ry Cuming.


Ry was born on November 16th, 1981.


Ry Nikonova was a in the fields of painting, drawing, poetry, and writing. Ry was given the name Anna Aleksandrovna Tarshis on June 25th, 1942 in Yeysk, Russia. Ry is also known as Rea Nikonova;Ры Никонова. She breathed her last breath on March 10th, 2014.


Ry Rocklen is an artist. Ry was born in 1978.


Ry is a hip hop music musician. They were most active from 2012 to present. Ry was given the name Ryan Egan in 4 in Coburg, Victoria, Australia.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Ry

She holds the title Miss Korea 2008. Na was born on December 13th, 1985 in Seoul.


Tran was born on April 11th, 1976.


Cornelis was born in 1561. He breathed his last breath in 1634.


Simon was born on January 13th, 1726 in Kassel. He died on August 23rd, 1799.


Jean Paul du Ry was an architect. Jean was born in 1640 in Paris, France. He died in 1714.


Ry is a hip hop music musician. They were most active from 2012 to present. Ry was given the name Ryan Egan in 4 in Coburg, Victoria, Australia.


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Popularity of Ry as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Ry U.S.
  White 18.47% 64.26%
  African American 2.25% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 75.23% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 2.70% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 0.00% 16.26%

Of Last Name Ry

People with the last name Ry are most frequently White or Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander

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Fun Facts about the name Ry

  • How Popular is the name Ry? Ry is the 19,422nd most popular name of all time. As a last name Ry was the 84,463rd most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Ry have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 370 babies born with the first name Ry in the United States. That's more than enough people named Ry 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 Ry? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1971 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Ry first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Ry is Sunday, November 13th, 1887.
  • What year had the most people named Ry born? The highest recorded use of the first name Ry was in 1992 with a total of 15 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Ry: Your name in reverse order is Yr. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Ry. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Ry? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 222 people with the last name Ry.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Ry? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Ry as their last name since less than 1 person in 1.3m 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).
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