Coy

Coy - A very unique male name



  May 21,2019      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Coy appeared on the charts for the first time in 1910 on position #282. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Coy and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Coy? 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 Coy. The baby boy name Coy was given to 105 baby boys in 2012, ranking #1165 on the national boy baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 15,629 baby boys were given this name - making this a very unique male name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Coy peaked in popularity 109 years ago in 1910 on position 282.



Famous with this name

Chris Coy
Coy Stewart
Jonathan Coy


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Coy is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Coy is currently topping the baby name charts in Louisiana at position #455 - and is the least popular in Illinois at position #1,386.

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 Coy is where you live.


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Coy origin and meaning

Coy is a 3 letter name with 1 syllables. We couldn't find any information about what this name means. To see famous people named Coy, pop culture references for the name Coy and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Coy

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

Chase / Casey / Chuck / Cash / Chaz / Case / Chace / Cassius / Cy / Che /

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
20121165
20111660
20101379
20091300
20081460
20071329
20061171
20051453
20041089
20031020
20021289
20011217
20001115
19991002
19981299
1997945
19961274
19951082
19941321
19931173
19921111
19911178
19901307
19891122
19881050
1987897
1986957
1985827
1984836
1983763
1982958
19811088
1980812
1979950
1978919
1977856
1976841
1975949
1974821
1973767
1972804
1971791
1970760
1969759
1968730
1967738
1966791
1965741
1964730
1963683
1962750
1961695
1960659
1959649
1958684
1957634
1956595
1955590
1954578
1953577
1952598
1951531
1950555
1949519
1948498
1947467
1946480
1945444
1944408
1943414
1942437
1941413
1940407
1939419
1938378
1937357
1936389
1935357
1934347
1933386
1932395
1931384
1930374
1929395
1928372
1927388
1926350
1925365
1924385
1923382
1922391
1921408
1920369
1919337
1918369
1917379
1916345
1915368
1914381
1913420
1912334
1911425
1910282

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
Louisiana455
Kansas479
Tennessee563
Iowa566
Kentucky670
Texas699
Utah735
North Carolina803
Indiana941
Ohio956
Georgia1243
Illinois1386

Even more about Coy


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 Coy 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 Coy?

1 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
1910
Peak year
Male


Popularity Score™

Name Coy
Gender Male
Popularity 1 in 15,629
Letter count 3
Syllable count 1
Year first discovered 1910
2012 births +105

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