Foy

Foy - A very unique male name



  Aug 21,2019      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Foy appeared on the charts for the first time in 1912 on position #708. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Foy and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Foy? 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 Foy. The baby boy name Foy was given to 6 baby boys in 1960, ranking #1500 on the national boy baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 342,251 baby boys were given this name - making this a very unique male name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Foy peaked in popularity 106 years ago in 1913 on position 585.



Famous with this name

Claire Foy
Mary Foy
Mackenzie Foy


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Foy is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Foy is currently topping the baby name charts in North Carolina at position #526 - and is the least popular in North Carolina at position #526.

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 Foy is where you live.


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Foy origin and meaning

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

Similar to Foy

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

Fay / Fabio / Favio / Fue /

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
19601500
19571661
19541179
19531247
19521631
19501449
19491452
19481622
19471498
1946982
19451269
1944872
19431089
19421010
1941822
1940905
1939748
1938992
1937896
1936754
1935867
19341361
1933961
1932848
1931765
1930987
1929822
1928842
1927757
1926856
1925844
1924760
1923745
1922792
1921735
1920898
1919887
1918749
1917888
1916790
1915683
1914687
1913585
1912708

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
North Carolina526

Even more about Foy


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 Foy 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 Foy?

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
1913
Peak year
Male


Popularity Score™

Name Foy
Gender Male
Popularity 1 in 342,251
Letter count 3
Syllable count 1
Year first discovered 1912
1960 births +6

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