Buddy

Buddy - A very unique male name



  Sep 18,2019      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Buddy appeared on the charts for the first time in 1910 on position #433. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Buddy and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Buddy? 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 Buddy. The baby boy name Buddy was given to 15 baby boys in 2012, ranking #2579 on the national boy baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 109,404 baby boys were given this name - making this a very unique male name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Buddy peaked in popularity 84 years ago in 1935 on position 203.



Famous with this name

Buddy Duress
Buddy OgŁn
Buddy Sosthand


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Rating: 4/5 (4 people)


Buddy is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Buddy is currently topping the baby name charts in Oklahoma at position #714 - and is the least popular in California at position #1,626.

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 Buddy is where you live.


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Buddy origin and meaning

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

Similar to Buddy

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

Boyd / Bud / Betty / Bode / Bodhi / Bodie / Buddie / Budd / Bodee / Beth /

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
20122579
20092936
20073336
20043412
20022419
20013450
19992796
19972064
19952335
19942654
19931428
19921593
19911426
19901194
19891080
19881084
1987911
1986946
1985900
1984835
1983820
1982663
1981728
1980753
1979644
1978631
1977654
1976650
1975586
1974591
1973548
1972521
1971591
1970623
1969544
1968543
1967514
1966531
1965483
1964463
1963455
1962433
1961400
1960416
1959439
1958416
1957421
1956407
1955378
1954385
1953370
1952379
1951349
1950349
1949357
1948360
1947353
1946337
1945327
1944298
1943295
1942268
1941267
1940262
1939233
1938233
1937221
1936222
1935203
1934226
1933218
1932243
1931245
1930266
1929297
1928383
1927359
1926386
1925498
1924479
1923619
1922588
1921636
1920624
1919693
1918609
1917780
1916953
1915925
1914633
1913617
1912897
1910433

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
Oklahoma714
California1626

Even more about Buddy


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 Buddy 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 Buddy?

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
1935
Peak year
Male


Popularity Score™

Name Buddy
Gender Male
Popularity 1 in 109,404
Letter count 5
Syllable count 2
Year first discovered 1910
2012 births +15

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