Becky

Becky - A very unique female name



  Aug 23,2019      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Becky appeared on the charts for the first time in 1923 on position #1387. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Becky and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Becky? 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 Becky. The baby girl name Becky was given to 18 baby girls in 2012, ranking #3095 on the national girl baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 78,514 baby girls were given this name - making this a very unique female name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Becky peaked in popularity 60 years ago in 1959 on position 102.



Famous with this name

Becky G
Becky LeBeau
Becca Hirani


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Becky is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Becky is currently topping the baby name charts in Ohio at position #1,435 - and is the least popular in California at position #2,818.

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 Becky is where you live.


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Becky origin and meaning

Becky is a 5 letter name with 2 syllables. We couldn't find any information about what this name means. To see famous people named Becky, pop culture references for the name Becky and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Becky

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

Bessie / Bess / Becca / Becki / Beckie / Basya / Bobbijo / Bobbiejo / Bg / Beckey /

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
20123095
20113045
20102878
20092884
20082563
20072855
20062558
20052339
20043354
20032786
20022194
20012470
20002036
19991972
19981824
19971304
19961565
19951534
19941380
19931194
19921031
1991980
1990860
1989756
1988623
1987554
1986541
1985421
1984383
1983334
1982303
1981246
1980252
1979264
1978241
1977242
1976203
1975191
1974177
1973170
1972164
1971163
1970161
1969155
1968159
1967163
1966152
1965143
1964131
1963127
1962122
1961115
1960111
1959102
1958111
1957127
1956144
1955173
1954179
1953189
1952193
1951217
1950215
1949224
1948210
1947205
1946223
1945264
1944278
1943290
1942300
1941318
1940351
1939403
1938505
1937676
1936636
1935716
1934926
1933826
1932983
19311187
19301697
19281758
19271829
19251833
19231387

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
Ohio1435
New York1996
California2818

Even more about Becky


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 Becky 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 female name.

What is the number of syllables for the name Becky?

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
1959
Peak year
Female


Popularity Score™

Name Becky
Gender Female
Popularity 1 in 78,514
Letter count 5
Syllable count 2
Year first discovered 1923
2012 births +18

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