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since 1880
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Stoy

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Alt. Meaning

S is for select, as few are chosen.

T is for touching, the way you show you are.

O is for observant, nothing gets by you!

Y is for young, the years never show!

Notable Persons With the Last Name Stoy


Franklin Pierce Stoy was a Mayors of Atlantic City and New Jersey. Franklin was born on January 23rd, 1853 in Camden County, New Jersey. He died on July 22nd, 1911.


Jamie Stoy is a sports team member for the Corinthians A.F.C. (Isle of Man).


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Popularity of Stoy as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Stoy U.S.
  White 95.02% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.89% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.89% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.67% 16.26%

Of Last Name Stoy

People with the last name Stoy are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Stoy

  • How Popular is the name Stoy? Stoy is the 38,301st most popular name of all time. As a last name Stoy was the 22,770th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Stoy have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 89 babies born with the first name Stoy in the United States. That's more than enough people named Stoy 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 Stoy? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1915 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Stoy first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Stoy is Monday, November 11th, 1878.
  • What year had the most people named Stoy born? The highest recorded use of the first name Stoy was in 1919 with a total of 10 babies.
  • Random Stoy Factoid: According to the 1920 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Stoy is not a popular baby boy's name in Kentucky. Imagine that, only 5 babies in Kentucky have the same name as you in 1920.
  • Weird things about the name Stoy: Your name in reverse order is Yots. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Tyos. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Stoy? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 1,125 people with the last name Stoy.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Stoy? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Stoy as their last name since less than 1 person in 263k 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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