What does Tiffany mean?
Tiffany /tif-fa-ny/ [3 sylls.] as a girls' name is pronounced TIF-a-nee. It is of Greek origin, and the meaning of Tiffany is "revelation of God".
Variant of the Greek Theophania. In many Christian countries, girls born on January 6, the Feast of the Epiphany, are given some form of this name. The feast commemorates the day when the three Magi saw the infant Jesus. To modern Christians, the Magi were Gentiles, and thus their visit to the baby Jesus is the "revelation of God" to the non-Jewish world. Now, the name is associated with Tiffany & Co, the New York jeweler, giving it connotations of upper-class luxury. Donald Trump named his baby Marla Maples Tiffany. Actress Tiffani Thiessen.
How popular is Tiffany?
Tiffany is a very popular first name for females (#110 out of 4276, Top 3%) and also a very popular surname for all people (#6472 out of 150436, Top 4%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Charted below is the baby name popularity of Tiffany for girls. Tiffany was first listed in 1960-1969 and reached its apex rank of #11 in the U.S. during 1980-1989, and is at #441 presently. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Tiffani and Tiffanie are the prominent variation forms of Tiffany (#441 last year) ranked in the Top 1000. These girl names were at the top of their popularity during 1980-1989 (usage of 0.6667%) and are now much less widespread (usage 0.1863%, down 72.1%), with the versions Tiffani and Tiffanie becoming less in vogue. Tiffany (#441) is the most trendy baby name among these. Below is a charted comparison of the popularity of Tiffany and corresponding names. (2014 Birth Statistics)