Tiffany

First Name
337k
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since 1880
Last Name
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in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Tiffany

"Tiffany" is a name of English origin, and it means "Appearance of God". It's a name commonly given to girls.

Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
noun Tif"fa*ny
A species of gause, or very silk.

Etymology: OE. tiffenay; cf. OF. tiffe ornament, tiffer to adjust, adorn. See Tiff to dress

adjective Tif"fa*ny
Senses
  1. made of stained glass by, or in the style of objects made by, Louis C. Tiffany ; as, a Tiffany lamp.
  2. Made by or purchased from the Tiffany corporationwith headquarters in New York City); as, Tiffany jewelry.

Etymology: After Louis Comfort Tiffany

Other Dictionary Sources
  1. United States artist who developed Tiffany glass (1848-1933)
Wiktionary

From Old French Tifinie, Tiphanie, from Medieval Latin Theophania (“Epiphany”), corresponding to theo- +‎ -phany, from Ancient Greek θεο (theo, “God”) + φαίνω (phaínō, “I shine, appear”). A name traditionally given to girls born at Epiphany.

  1. A northern English surname​.
  2. A female given name transferred from the surname.
  3. Short for Tiffany glass (poor man's Tiffany)

Notable Persons Named Tiffany

Tiffany is a singer and actress. Tiffany was given the name Stephanie Young Hwang on August 1st, 1989 in San Francisco.

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Tiffany is also known as Candy (糖糖) and Candy girl (糖囡).

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Tiffany Pollard is a reality television star, celebrity, reality television, reality televisionstar, and television personality. Tiffany was born Tiffany Pollard on January 6th, 1982 in Utica, New York.

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Tiffany Haddish is a dancer, comedian, and actress. Tiffany was given the name Tiffany Sarac Haddish on December 3rd, 1979 in South Central Los Angeles, California, United States.

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Tiffany is also known as Pennsatucky.

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Blu Cantrell is a contemporary r&b and soul music musician. Her ongoing career started in 2001. Blu was given the name Tiffany Cobb on March 16th, 1976 in Providence, Rhode Island, United States.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Tiffany

Tiffany is a singer and actress. Tiffany was given the name Stephanie Young Hwang on August 1st, 1989 in San Francisco.

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Louis was born as the child of Charles Lewis Tiffany on February 18th, 1848 in New York City, New York, USA. He breathed his last breath on January 17th, 1933.

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John Tiffany is a director. John was born in 1971.

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Charles was born on February 15th, 1812 in Killingly, Connecticut, USA. He breathed his last breath on February 18th, 1902.

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Tying Tiffany is an electropunk, electroclash, electronic music, alternative rock, and gothic rock musician. She plays Voice, bass, programming, Programming (music), and Vocals. She was most prominent from 2004 to present. Tying is also known as TT and Tiff Lion.

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Consider was born on March 15th, 1732 in Lyme, Connecticut, USA. He breathed his last breath on June 19th, 1796.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born Ranking
1942 7 7 0
1943 9 9 0
1944 14 14 0
1945 7 7 0
1946 13 13 0
1947 16 16 0
1948 13 13 0
1949 9 9 0
1950 17 17 0
1951 11 11 0
1952 11 11 0
1953 8 8 0
1954 11 11 0
1955 13 13 0
1956 11 11 0
1957 8 8 0
1958 16 16 0
1959 14 14 0
1960 24 24 0
1961 32 32 0
1962 180 175 5
1963 219 213 6
1964 449 442 7
1965 566 566 0
1966 1,213 1,208 5
1967 1,651 1,644 7
1968 1,836 1,831 5
1969 2,361 2,352 9
1970 4,015 4,001 14 #99 girl name
1971 5,435 5,415 20 #62 girl name
1972 4,874 4,848 26 #61 girl name
1973 5,529 5,501 28 #52 girl name
1974 6,507 6,477 30 #41 girl name
1975 6,955 6,919 36 #37 girl name
1976 7,506 7,484 22 #32 girl name
1977 7,233 7,206 27 #34 girl name
1978 7,726 7,700 26 #32 girl name
1979 9,651 9,611 40 #28 girl name
1980 16,291 16,228 63 #14 girl name
1981 16,490 16,415 75 #14 girl name
1982 17,228 17,173 55 #13 girl name
1983 16,015 15,959 56 #14 girl name
1984 15,920 15,855 65 #14 girl name
1985 13,735 13,681 54 #23 girl name
1986 14,545 14,481 64 #17 girl name
1987 14,792 14,742 50 #18 girl name
1988 18,436 18,364 72 #13 girl name
1989 15,828 15,714 114 #16 girl name
1990 13,205 13,158 47 #23 girl name
1991 11,180 11,156 24 #27 girl name
1992 9,747 9,721 26 #32 girl name
1993 8,607 8,584 23 #33 girl name
1994 8,112 8,096 16 #35 girl name
1995 6,953 6,934 19 #46 girl name
1996 6,165 6,158 7 #52 girl name
1997 5,229 5,221 8 #61 girl name
1998 4,623 4,612 11 #67 girl name
1999 3,896 3,889 7 #80 girl name
2000 3,310 3,305 5 #100 girl name
2001 2,689 2,689 0
2002 2,396 2,396 0
2003 2,257 2,257 0
2004 1,972 1,955 17
2005 1,765 1,765 0
2006 1,643 1,643 0
2007 1,620 1,620 0
2008 1,374 1,374 0
2009 1,168 1,168 0
2010 1,026 1,026 0
2011 916 916 0
2012 848 848 0
2013 704 704 0
2014 726 726 0
2015 648 648 0
2016 555 555 0

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Popularity of Tiffany as a first name

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Popularity of Tiffany as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Tiffany U.S.
  White 91.75% 64.26%
  African American 1.75% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 1.35% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.68% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.99% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.48% 16.26%

Of Last Name Tiffany

People with the last name Tiffany are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Tiffany

  • How Popular is the name Tiffany? Tiffany is the 204th most popular name of all time. As a last name Tiffany was the 6,900th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Tiffany have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2016, the Social Security Administration has recorded 336,784 babies born with the first name Tiffany in the United States. That's more than enough people named Tiffany to occupy the country of Iceland with an estimated population of 320,060 (as of April 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Tiffany? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1942 when it was given as a first name to 7 new born babies.
  • When was Tiffany first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Tiffany is Thursday, September 9th, 1880.
  • What year had the most people named Tiffany born? The highest recorded use of the first name Tiffany was in 1988 with a total of 18,364 babies. That's a lot of babies named Tiffany!
  • Random Tiffany Factoid: According to the 1974 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Tiffany ranks 43rd in popularity as a baby girl's name in Oregon. Imagine that, 70 babies in Oregon have the same name as you in 1974.
  • Weird things about the name Tiffany: Your name in reverse order is Ynaffit. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Ffiyant. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Tiffany? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 4,871 people with the last name Tiffany.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Tiffany? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 2 of them will have Tiffany as their last name.

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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).
  • 1913 Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary via the Collaborative International Dictionary of English (License)
  • Other Dictionary Sources: WordNet 3.1 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University (License).
  • Wiktionary: Titles and License.
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