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Ty

First Name
45k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
955
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Ty

"Ty" is a name of American origin, and it means "From the land of Eoghan". It's a name commonly given to boys.

Wiktionary
  1. A short form of Tyrone, Tyler, Tyson, Tyron, and other male given names beginning with "Ty".

Ty was also found in the following language(s): Tagalog

Notable Persons Named Ty

Ty Burrell is an actor and comedian. He was most prominent from 2000 to present. Ty was given the name Tyler Gerald Burrell on August 22nd, 1967 in Grants Pass, Oregon, U.S.

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Ty Dolla Sign is a hip hop music and contemporary r&b musician. He was most prominent from 2010 to present. Ty was given the name Tyrone William Griffin, Jr. on April 13th, 1985.

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Ty Cobb was a baseball player. Ty was born on December 18th, 1886 in Narrows, Georgia. He breathed his last breath on July 17th, 1961.

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Ty Segall is a garage rock, lo-fi music, psychedelic rock, indie rock, and garage punk musician. Ty was given the name Ty Garrett Segall on June 8th, 1987. Ty is also known as Sloppo.

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Ty Pennington is a tv personality. Ty was given the name Gary Tygert Burton on October 19th, 1964 in Atlanta. Ty is also known as Tygert; Tyger a.k.a. Tiger.

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He has been prominent since 2001. Ty was given the name Ty Keegan Simpkins on August 6th, 2001 in New York City.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Ty

George Siao Kian Ty is a founder, metropolitan bank, and trust company. George was born in 1932.

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Ty is a hip hop music singing, rapping, and record producer. He has had major accomplishments since 1990. Ty was given the name Ben Chijioke on August 17th, 1972 in London. Ty is also known as T.Y..

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Pham was born in 1956.

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Nguyễn was born in 1917 in Hanoi. They breathed their last breath on January 19th, 1992.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1915 5 0 5
1916 6 0 6
1917 5 0 5
1918 5 0 5
1919 6 0 6
1920 5 0 5
1923 8 0 8
1930 5 0 5
1936 7 0 7
1937 8 0 8
1939 5 0 5
1940 6 0 6
1941 12 0 12
1942 5 0 5
1943 10 0 10
1944 15 0 15
1945 19 0 19
1946 13 0 13
1947 17 0 17
1948 17 0 17
1949 21 0 21
1950 24 0 24
1951 35 0 35
1952 39 0 39
1953 44 0 44
1954 50 5 45
1955 70 0 70
1956 88 8 80
1957 64 0 64
1958 89 7 82
1959 195 7 188
1960 259 5 254
1961 332 9 323
1962 368 11 357
1963 380 8 372
1964 385 12 373
1965 301 0 301
1966 338 10 328
1967 379 13 366
1968 462 6 456
1969 431 6 425
1970 443 8 435
1971 501 8 493
1972 433 8 425
1973 366 0 366
1974 360 8 352
1975 338 15 323
1976 342 7 335
1977 382 0 382
1978 364 7 357
1979 373 11 362
1980 407 13 394
1981 417 14 403
1982 386 13 373
1983 351 13 338
1984 396 12 384
1985 376 15 361
1986 385 8 377
1987 327 11 316
1988 347 10 337
1989 362 9 353
1990 519 10 509
1991 599 11 588
1992 706 13 693
1993 783 16 767
1994 828 15 813
1995 999 14 985
1996 1,234 14 1,220
1997 1,375 17 1,358
1998 1,162 24 1,138
1999 1,245 22 1,223
2000 1,318 22 1,296
2001 1,230 12 1,218
2002 1,630 22 1,608
2003 1,963 27 1,936
2004 2,228 30 2,198
2005 2,472 24 2,448
2006 1,816 18 1,798
2007 1,545 11 1,534
2008 1,453 20 1,433
2009 1,652 12 1,640
2010 1,304 10 1,294
2011 1,001 9 992
2012 896 9 887
2013 771 7 764
2014 722 5 717
2015 621 9 612
2016 545 11 534

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Popularity of Ty as a first name

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Popularity of Ty as a last name

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Common last names for Ty

  • Nguyen
  • Tran
  • Cobb
  • Huynh
  • Pham
  • Hoang
  • Truong
  • Lam

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Ty U.S.
  White 10.68% 64.26%
  African American 1.78% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 83.14% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 2.93% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 0.00% 16.26%

Of Last Name Ty

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

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Fun Facts about the name Ty

  • How Popular is the name Ty? Ty is the 1,060th most popular name of all time. As a last name Ty was the 25,793rd most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Ty have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2016, the Social Security Administration has recorded 44,806 babies born with the first name Ty in the United States. That's more than enough people named Ty to occupy the territory of Turks and Caicos Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 44,493 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Ty? 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 Ty first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Ty is Tuesday, May 17th, 1887.
  • What year had the most people named Ty born? The highest recorded use of the first name Ty was in 2005 with a total of 2,448 babies. That's a lot of babies named Ty!
  • Random Ty Factoid: According to the 1997 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Ty ranks 69th in popularity as a baby boy's name in North Dakota. Imagine that, 18 babies in North Dakota have the same name as you in 1997.
  • Weird things about the name Ty: Your name in reverse order is Yt. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Ty. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Ty? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 955 people with the last name Ty.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Ty? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Ty as their last name since less than 1 person in 313k 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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