Misty

Misty - A very unique female name



  Mar 25,2019      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Misty, meaning mist, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1955 on position #2244. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Misty and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Misty? 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 Misty. The baby girl name Misty was given to 19 baby girls in 2012, ranking #3068 on the national girl baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 74,382 baby girls were given this name - making this a very unique female name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Misty peaked in popularity 42 years ago in 1977 on position 40.



Famous with this name

Misty Rosas
Misty Rowe
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Misty is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Misty is currently topping the baby name charts in California at position #2,003 - and is the least popular in Texas at position #2,746.

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 Misty is where you live.


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Misty origin and meaning

Misty is a 5 letter name with 2 syllables. This name means mist. To see famous people named Misty, pop culture references for the name Misty and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Misty

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

Misti / Magda / Mistie / Makeda / Mysti / Majesty / Manjot / Macady / Muguette / Mistee /

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
20123068
20112959
20102974
20092117
20082431
20072375
20061979
20051629
20041658
20031331
20021283
20011146
2000931
1999918
1998740
1997685
1996601
1995560
1994511
1993426
1992340
1991296
1990275
1989223
1988193
1987162
1986145
1985121
198498
198387
198274
198161
198049
197942
197843
197740
197646
197547
197466
197390
1972125
1971200
1970264
1969293
1968304
1967307
1966337
1965420
1964473
1963543
1962591
1961644
1960676
19591506
19582110
19571534
19561925
19552244

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
California2003
Texas2746

Even more about Misty


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 Misty 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 Misty?

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
1977
Peak year
Female


Popularity Score™

Name Misty
Gender Female
Popularity 1 in 74,382
Letter count 5
Syllable count 2
Year first discovered 1955
2012 births +19

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