Randy

Randy - A very unique male name



  Feb 20,2017      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Randy appeared on the charts for the first time in 1934 on position #1490. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Randy and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Randy? 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 Randy. The baby boy name Randy was given to 651 baby boys in 2012, ranking #416 on the national boy baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 2,521 baby boys were given this name - making this a very unique male name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Randy peaked in popularity 61 years ago in 1956 on position 28.



Famous with this name

Randy Quaid
Randy Spelling
Randy Hamilton


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Randy is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Randy is currently topping the baby name charts in Maine at position #230 - and is the least popular in Michigan at position #990.

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 Randy is where you live.


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Randy origin and meaning

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

Similar to Randy

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

Raymond / Raymundo / Reymundo / Renato / Rand / Ronit / Reymond / Ramond / Raymund / Randi /

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
2012416
2011357
2010351
2009324
2008299
2007318
2006310
2005303
2004317
2003317
2002293
2001287
2000278
1999264
1998245
1997226
1996205
1995202
1994186
1993188
1992156
1991148
1990131
1989126
1988111
1987104
1986103
1985102
1984100
198396
198294
198191
198087
197986
197886
197786
197679
197578
197479
197378
197270
197167
197059
196955
196854
196749
196645
196542
196438
196337
196235
196133
196032
195931
195832
195731
195628
195530
195433
195335
195241
195156
195080
194992
194899
1947117
1946148
1945163
1944190
1943243
1942317
1941420
1940438
1939526
1938655
1937742
19361058
19351087
19341490

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
Maine230
District of Columbia233
New York276
Louisiana295
New Jersey306
Mississippi314
Alabama323
California330
Kentucky346
Maryland346
North Carolina350
South Carolina367
Texas369
Nevada374
Massachusetts406
Arkansas420
Virginia427
Georgia434
Arizona446
Pennsylvania469
Missouri482
Oklahoma498
Florida499
Utah513
Ohio515
Tennessee515
Oregon532
Minnesota549
Illinois607
Colorado618
Washington661
Indiana666
Michigan990

Even more about Randy


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 Randy 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 Randy?

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
1956
Peak year
Male


Popularity Score™

Name Randy
Gender Male
Popularity 1 in 2,521
Letter count 5
Syllable count 2
Year first discovered 1934
2012 births +651

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