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710
in the U.S.
since 1880
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<100
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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  1. A timid man or boy considered childish or unassertive
  2. Having unsuitable feminine qualities
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Extended form of sis, from sister (“a female sibling”)

  1. (pejorative, colloquial) An effeminate boy or man.
  2. (pejorative, colloquial) A timid, unassertive or cowardly person.
  3. (BDSM) A male crossdresser who adopts feminine behaviours.
  4. (colloquial) Sister.

Likely onomatopoetic, perhaps related to French pipi (“urine”). Compare piss; wee-wee.

  1. (childish, colloquial) Urination; urine.

    Notable Persons Named Sissy

    Sissy Spacek is an actress and singer. She has been prominent since 1970. Sissy was given the name Mary Elizabeth Spacek on December 25th, 1949 in Quitman, Texas, U.S.

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    Sissy Biggers is a television and television actress. Sissy was given the name Martha Cargill Biggers on July 3rd, 1957.

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    Sissy was born Sissy Höfferer on April 23rd, 1955 in Klagenfurt, Austria.

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    Sissy Schwarz is a figure skater.

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    Sissy was born on February 8th, 1976 in Schijndel, the Netherlands.

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    Sissy Handler is a soul, neo r&b, pop, gospel, tango, soul music, pop music, gospel music, and tango music musician. Sissy was born on May 6th, 1976.

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

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    Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
    1944 6 6 0
    1949 7 7 0
    1950 6 6 0
    1952 5 5 0
    1953 7 7 0
    1954 10 10 0
    1955 8 8 0
    1956 12 12 0
    1957 14 14 0
    1958 25 25 0
    1959 16 16 0
    1960 17 17 0
    1961 24 24 0
    1962 20 20 0
    1963 18 18 0
    1964 13 13 0
    1965 19 19 0
    1966 5 5 0
    1967 7 7 0
    1968 9 9 0
    1969 9 9 0
    1970 10 10 0
    1971 8 8 0
    1972 12 12 0
    1973 19 19 0
    1974 14 14 0
    1975 6 6 0
    1976 8 8 0
    1977 8 8 0
    1978 9 9 0
    1979 11 11 0
    1980 18 18 0
    1981 27 27 0
    1982 15 15 0
    1983 22 22 0
    1984 19 19 0
    1985 15 15 0
    1986 12 12 0
    1987 10 10 0
    1988 12 12 0
    1989 8 8 0
    1990 9 9 0
    1991 8 8 0
    1992 12 12 0
    1993 11 11 0
    1994 9 9 0
    1995 6 6 0
    1996 7 7 0
    1997 8 8 0
    1999 13 13 0
    2000 12 12 0
    2001 13 13 0
    2002 15 15 0
    2003 8 8 0
    2004 7 7 0
    2005 7 7 0
    2006 5 5 0
    2007 7 7 0
    2008 10 10 0
    2010 5 5 0
    2011 7 7 0
    2012 5 5 0
    2013 6 6 0

    Fun Facts about the name Sissy

    • How Popular is the name Sissy? Sissy is the 13,120th most popular name of all time.
    • How many people with the first name Sissy have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 710 babies born with the first name Sissy in the United States. That's more than enough people named Sissy to occupy the territory of Cocos (Keeling) Islands (Australia) with an estimated population of 605 (as of June 30, 2010).
    • What year were 5 or more babies first named Sissy? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1944 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
    • When was Sissy first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Sissy is Sunday, February 28th, 1875.
    • What year had the most people named Sissy born? The highest recorded use of the first name Sissy was in 1981 with a total of 27 babies.
    • Random Sissy Factoid: According to the 2002 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Sissy is not a popular baby girl's name in California. Imagine that, only 7 babies in California have the same name as you in 2002.
    • Weird things about the name Sissy: Your name in reverse order is Yssis. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Syssi. How do you pronounce that?

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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).
    • Other Dictionary Sources: WordNet 3.1 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University (License).
    • Wiktionary: Titles and License.
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