Buffy

Buffy - A very unique female name



  May 18,2022      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Buffy appeared on the charts for the first time in 1967 on position #833. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Buffy and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Buffy? 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 Buffy. The baby girl name Buffy was given to 13 baby girls in 1982, ranking #2300 on the national girl baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 114,912 baby girls were given this name - making this a very unique female name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Buffy peaked in popularity 50 years ago in 1972 on position 539.



Famous with this name

Buffy Davis
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Buffy is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Buffy is currently topping the baby name charts in Tennessee at position #565 - and is the least popular in Georgia at position #651.

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 Buffy is where you live.


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Buffy origin and meaning

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

Similar to Buffy

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

Bobbie / Bobbi / Bobby / Baby / Bobbye / Bev / Bao / Buffie / Bebe / Bibi /

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
19822300
19813233
19801619
19791497
19781046
1977970
1976683
1975623
1974646
1973621
1972539
1971563
1970613
1969659
1968629
1967833

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
Tennessee565
Georgia651

Even more about Buffy


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 Buffy 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 Buffy?

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
1972
Peak year
Female


Popularity Score™

Name Buffy
Gender Female
Popularity 1 in 114,912
Letter count 5
Syllable count 2
Year first discovered 1967
1982 births +13

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