Amy

Amy - A very unique male name



  Sep 18,2019      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Amy appeared on the charts for the first time in 1966 on position #1401. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Amy and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Amy? Our experts and editorial staff have gathered trends and insights for 30,000+ baby names over the last 100 years -- And on this page you will learn everything you ever wanted to know about the name Amy. The baby boy name Amy was given to 5 baby boys in 1993, ranking #3112 on the national boy baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 360,957 baby boys were given this name - making this a very unique male name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Amy peaked in popularity 43 years ago in 1976 on position 938.



Famous with this name

Amy Smart
Amy Adams
Amy Johnston


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Amy is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Amy is currently topping the baby name charts in California at position #2,204 - and is the least popular in California at position #2,204.

Why care about state specific baby name charts? It could be that a name that is very popular on the national overall charts is less (or even more) popular where you live. So make sure you check out the state specific charts below and find out how popular or unique Amy is where you live.


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Amy origin and meaning

Amy is a 3 letter name with 2 syllables. We couldn't find any information about what this name means. To see famous people named Amy, pop culture references for the name Amy and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Amy

We've found the following names that sound similar to Amy, sorted by popularity.

Ayaan / Ammon / Amin / Aman / Amani / Annie / Ayan / Ayman / Aayan / Anna /

Name statistics


Most parents-to-be know if they want a popular or unique name, and with these charts and data tables you can easily get a better understanding of how popular or unique this name is.

With a quick glance you can easily tell if this name is increasing or declining in popularity - But note that its current popularity can actually differ a lot from state to state.

Chart position per year (visualized)



Chart position per state (visualized)



Chart position per year (table view)


Year Rank
19933112
19922772
19902555
19891678
19882394
19872275
19861161
19851828
19841207
19822243
19811311
19801510
19791392
19781851
19771166
1976938
19751037
1974940
1973971
1972963
19711123
19701450
19691073
19681462
19661401

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
California2204

Even more about Amy


These are some of the common questions you may want to have answered to know if this is the perfect name for your baby.

Is Amy a common or unique name?

By analyzing the number of births and frequency of this name we've determined that it's currently a very unique male name.

What is the number of syllables for the name Amy?

2 syllables. Why is this important? One of the things that makes a baby name sound good and have a nice rythm is the number of syllables - and especially the number of syllables along with the syllable count for your last name. A simple rule is to avoid having the same number of syllables in your first, middle and last name.

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#
On chart
1976
Peak year
Male


Popularity Score™

Name Amy
Gender Male
Popularity 1 in 360,957
Letter count 3
Syllable count 2
Year first discovered 1966
1993 births +5

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