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pinWhat does Randy mean?

Randy /ran-dy/ [2 sylls.] as a boys' name (also used less commonly as girls' name Randy) is pronounced RAN-dee. It is of English origin. Short form of Randall and Randolph. In British slang, "randy" means "amorous".


Randy has 3 variants: Randey, Randi and Randie.

Randy has 14 more relations via Randall, Randolph: Rand, Randal, Randale, Randall, Randel, Randell, Randl, Randle, Randolf, Randon, Ranolf, Ranulfo, Rendall and Rendell.

Kreatif forms: Raddy, Raidy, Rendy. [more]

pinHow popular is Randy?

Randy is a very popular first name for men (#78 out of 1220, Top 6%) and a slightly less popular last name for all people (#83965 out of 150436, Top 56%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Presented below is the birth name popularity of Randy for boys. Randy entered the list in 1930-1939 and reached its highest position of #33 in the U.S. in the 1950s, and is at #511 presently. (Top 1000 Baby Names Records, 2014)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Randy name in U.S.

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

Below is a graphed analysis of the usage of Randy and associated names. Randall (#908 last year), Randolph, Randle, Randel, Randal, Rand and Randell are the popular varying forms of Randy (#511 last year). Forms like Rendell are uncommon. Adoption of these boy names reached its highest during the years 1950-1959 (usage of 0.5495%) and has become significantly lower since (usage 0.0726%, 86.8%), with the versions Randall, Randell, Randolph and Randal becoming less fashionable. Randy (#511) is the most chic boy name among these. (Top 1000 Baby Names Records, 2014)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Randy, Rand, Randal, Randall, Randel in U.S.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Randell, Randle, Randolph in U.S.

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

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Recommended similar baby names are Dandy, Nandy, Sandy and Tandy. These names tend to be less frequently used than Randy.