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Randy (girl)

What does Randy mean?

Randy Pronunciation of Randy [randy] as a girls' name (also used more regularly as boys' name Randy) is pronounced RAN-dee. It is of English and Latin origin, and the meaning of Randy is "admirable". Diminutive of Miranda.


Randy has 6 variants: Randa, Randee, Randelle, Randene, Randi and Randie.

Creative forms:
(female) Rady, Raindy, ..

(male) Randio, Ranid, ..

Middle name pairings:
Randy Elena (R.E.), ..

How popular is Randy?

Randy is a very popular first name for women (#1695 out of 4276, Top 40%) and a slightly less popular surname for all people (#83965 out of 150436, Top 56%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Randy entered the list in 1940-1949 and reached its apex position of #679 in the U.S. in the 1950s, but is not found in the list currently. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Randy name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Randy outside U.S.

Which version is better?

with its variant forms and related girl names. Miranda (#278 from current records), Randa, Randee, Randi and Randie are the prominent variation forms of Randy. Usage of these forms of Randy was well-received 2 decades ago (median #1418) and has become significantly reduced since (#1713, 81.2%), with forms such as Miranda becoming less trendy.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Randy, Miranda, Randa, Randee, Randi, Randie in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Miranda outside U.S.

Similar Names

Randy is pronounced similarly to Rhonda, Ronda, Rondi and Ronnda. Other recommended names are Amandy, Andy, Bindy, Brandy, Caddy, Cady, Candy, Chandy, Cindy, Cyndy, Jady, Jandy, Kady, Kandy, Lady, Laidy, Lindy, Lundy, Lyndy, Maddy, Mady, Mandy, Mindy, Nady, Rainey, Rainy, Raley, Rana, Ranae, Ranay, Ranee, Rani, Rania, Ranit, Ranna, Ray, Rayney, Renay, Reney, Renny, Rhody, Ronay, Ronny, Sandy, Shandy, Sindy, Syndy, Tandy, Thandy, Wandy, Wendy, Windy and Zandy. These names tend to be less frequently used than Randy.

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