Baby Name Popularity, Data, and History


Meaning: Beloved
Main Origin Language: Latin
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In 2017 the name Amy...

• was given to 1,724 baby girls
• was the 174th most popular name for baby girls
• was 39% less popular than it was ten years ago
• was most popular in California, New York, and Maryland
• was least popular in Wyoming, Deleware, and Maine
• was about as popular as Mya and Teagan
Babies Named Amy Born Per Year
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(In years of less than five births the number born is listed as zero and the rank was set to be the maximum rank)

Historically the name Amy...

• achieved it's highest popularity in 1975
• achieved it's lowest popularity in 1950
• is 30% less common in the 2010s than it was in the 1950s
• is 58% less common in the 2010s than it was in the 1990s
• has the most similar popularity history to Latonya, Chandra, Toya, Shawn, Jamey, Chad
• has the most opposite popularity history to Clare, Miriam, Cecilia, Junior, Wilmer, Jack
Rank Popularity of Baby Name Amy Per State
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Geographically the name Amy...

• 28% more popular west of the Mississippi than east of the Mississippi
• has the most similar state naming pattern as Brianna, Kimberly, Camila, Emmanuel, Josue, Carlos
• has the most opposite state naming pattern as Piper, Lillian, Peyton, Levi, Lincoln, Grayson
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Average Age of Benjamin
54 Years
Benjamin is older than 83% of all names
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More information on Amy by the Baby Name Institute

• How many babies named Amy are born every second?
• What are the chances a kid named Amy will be the only kid named Amy in his class?
• How similar is the naming popularity of Amy compared to other names?
• How was each statistic for this page calculated?
• How does Amy rank among the top 2,500 names of the year?
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