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Randy Name Popularity

    

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How popular is Randy?

Ranking 673rd in popularity in the United States for boys in 2018, the name Randy is less frequently given.

Currently in the top 1000, this name has not always been in the top 1000.

Position 28, its highest popularity ranking, was reached in 1956 with 16,551 occurrences.

The least number of children given the name Randy was less than 5, most recently in 1921.

Approximately during the years 1931-1956, the name Randy took a definitive turn upwards in popularity whereas 1957-1973, 1980-1983, 1988-1993, 1994-1999, and 2007-2017 were years of successive downward movement.

Currently, the name is at an extremely low point when compared to its most popular year.

How popular will Randy be?

The popularity trend for Randy has been spiralling downward for a while. , continuing the trend, the number of children named Randy lately has dropped.

The name Randy still has a solid footing but will probably continue to drift downward in popularity.

Relative to what it once was, Randy is very rarely used as a given name.

*Mouse over the charts or scroll down to the table for data details.

 
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   Randy (Girl)Randy (Boy)
Year %No. of Babies Given NamePopul. RankNo. of Babies Given NamePopul. Rank
2018 < 5 -- 370 673
2017 5 17,802 381 666
2016 < 5 -- 425 628
2015 6 15,964 493 569
2014 < 5 -- 546 510
2013 < 5 -- 641 448
2012 < 5 -- 695 413
2011 < 5 -- 841 356
2010 5 19,175 882 347
2009 7 14,864 993 322
2008 8 13,527 1,102 302
2007 6 17,122 1,004 318
2006 7 14,768 1,051 310
2005 6 15,986 1,082 306
2004 6 15,627 977 316
2003 8 12,132 936 317
2002 8 11,929 1,017 293
2001 14 7,638 1,054 285
2000 10 9,712 1,136 278
1999 12 8,101 1,139 263
1998 7 12,088 1,276 244
1997 14 6,742 1,362 226
1996 15 6,303 1,509 206
1995 19 5,172 1,508 202
1994 21 4,802 1,644 186
1993 23 4,494 1,701 188
1992 25 4,193 2,008 158
1991 24 4,302 2,161 148
1990 26 3,977 2,474 131
1989 26 3,867 2,604 127
1988 36 2,917 2,717 112
1987 36 2,762 2,789 104
1986 43 2,368 2,729 103
1985 57 1,941 2,883 102
1984 46 2,175 2,907 100
1983 46 2,148 2,925 96
1982 42 2,355 3,231 94
1981 38 2,517 3,339 92
1980 52 2,038 3,391 87
1979 41 2,331 3,417 86
1978 50 1,952 3,217 86
1977 45 2,116 3,396 86
1976 55 1,742 3,319 79
1975 39 2,187 3,384 78
1974 41 2,054 3,347 79
1973 47 1,821 3,347 79
1972 47 1,826 3,739 70
1971 67 1,510 4,344 67
1970 58 1,631 5,041 59
1969 67 1,436 5,266 55
1968 57 1,517 5,712 54
1967 87 1,140 6,795 49
1966 87 1,141 7,763 45
1965 114 965 8,864 42
1964 106 1,057 10,297 38
1963 118 982 10,531 37
1962 132 924 11,851 35
1961 151 868 12,590 33
1960 153 836 14,214 32
1959 188 741 15,025 31
1958 145 849 15,180 32
1957 154 821 16,454 31
1956 195 688 16,551 28
1955 190 681 14,957 30
1954 195 662 12,628 33
1953 206 620 10,674 35
1952 239 563 8,651 41
1951 227 567 6,033 56
1950 200 598 4,357 80
1949 163 654 3,622 92
1948 163 654 3,142 99
1947 120 793 2,501 116
1946 109 790 1,637 148
1945 50 1,115 1,107 162
1944 38 1,309 804 191
1943 49 1,166 585 242
1942 34 1,408 379 316
1941 8 3,501 207 409
1940 7 3,781 181 433
1939 < 5 -- 137 492
1938 7 3,776 101 584
1937 < 5 -- 80 667
1936 6 4,066 60 793
1935 < 5 -- 48 921
1934 < 5 -- 33 1,168
1933 < 5 -- 19 1,631
1932 < 5 -- 18 1,766
1931 < 5 -- 14 2,081
1930 < 5 -- 21 1,639
1929 < 5 -- 12 2,435
1928 < 5 -- 9 3,022
1927 7 4,198 12 2,497
1926 5 5,478 13 2,402
1925 < 5 -- 7 3,665
1924 5 5,730 5 4,827
1923 6 4,863 7 3,742
1922 < 5 -- 8 3,473
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1920 < 5 -- 7 3,748
1919 < 5 -- 6 4,068
1918 < 5 -- 7 3,631
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United States name popularity data is provided by the Social Security Administration and is based on Social Security card applications.

Data for a given year is not made available until well into the next year.

Data reflects what was recorded and has not been edited for errors, so for example the gender associated with a name may be incorrect.

The more babies that are given a particular name, the higher the popularity ranking. If multiple names have the same usage, the tie is broken by assigning popularity rank in alphabetical order. Therefore in the case of names with fewer occurrences, names with the same number of occurrences may have vastly different rankings because they will be interranked alphabetically.

To safeguard privacy, the SSA does not include names with less than 5 occurrences.

Please note, we update the data each May when the SSA releases new figures. All data changes at that time, including previous years, which will change minutely based on new information.