Andy

Andy - A very unique male name



  Mar 20,2019      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Andy appeared on the charts for the first time in 1910 on position #276. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Andy and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Andy? 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 Andy. The baby boy name Andy was given to 1,240 baby boys in 2012, ranking #274 on the national boy baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 1,323 baby boys were given this name - making this a very unique male name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Andy peaked in popularity 55 years ago in 1964 on position 194.



Famous with this name

Andy Lau
Andy Kennedy
Andy Samberg


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Andy is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Andy is currently topping the baby name charts in New York at position #142 - and is the least popular in Michigan at position #702.

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 Andy is where you live.


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Andy origin and meaning

Andy is a 4 letter name with 2 syllables. We couldn't find any information about what this name means. To see famous people named Andy, pop culture references for the name Andy and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Andy

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

Ahmad / Ahmed / Amado / Amit / Amanda / Anand / Amando / Amadeo / Amadou / Andi /

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
2012274
2011274
2010236
2009219
2008212
2007215
2006204
2005201
2004204
2003216
2002208
2001205
2000211
1999217
1998223
1997216
1996235
1995258
1994262
1993253
1992253
1991260
1990275
1989273
1988284
1987276
1986290
1985275
1984278
1983251
1982247
1981236
1980238
1979224
1978222
1977224
1976223
1975221
1974231
1973254
1972259
1971261
1970244
1969240
1968235
1967231
1966220
1965209
1964194
1963199
1962206
1961206
1960201
1959211
1958232
1957244
1956283
1955301
1954329
1953326
1952338
1951330
1950336
1949320
1948310
1947320
1946310
1945321
1944334
1943330
1942344
1941344
1940354
1939354
1938359
1937359
1936376
1935376
1934379
1933369
1932399
1931376
1930353
1929354
1928366
1927330
1926378
1925385
1924376
1923353
1922344
1921335
1920327
1919336
1918291
1917317
1916324
1915310
1914315
1913350
1912358
1911356
1910276

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
New York142
California158
Nevada179
New Jersey187
District of Columbia211
Virginia213
Florida237
Georgia254
Massachusetts259
Texas260
Maryland261
Connecticut288
Arizona314
Washington322
North Carolina330
Pennsylvania338
Oklahoma341
Iowa344
Oregon346
Kentucky358
Tennessee361
Colorado362
Minnesota364
Illinois367
New Mexico383
Ohio398
Utah415
Kansas435
Arkansas441
Alabama470
Indiana532
South Carolina551
Wisconsin598
Louisiana669
Michigan702

Even more about Andy


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 Andy 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 Andy?

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
1964
Peak year
Male


Popularity Score™

Name Andy
Gender Male
Popularity 1 in 1,323
Letter count 4
Syllable count 2
Year first discovered 1910
2012 births +1,240

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