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What does Randy mean?

Randy Pronunciation of Randy [randy] 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".

Associated with: british (england).


Randy has 3 variants: Randey, Randi and Randie.

Randy has 11 more relations via Randall, Randolph: Rand, Randal, Randale, Randall, Randel, Randell, Randl, Randle, Randolf, Randon and Ranolf.

Kreatif forms:
(male) Rady, Rendy, ..

(female) Ranni, Ranta, ..

How 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 history 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 #570 presently. (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 boy names. Below is a graphed analysis of the history of Randy and associated names. Randall (#1035 from recent data), Randolf, Randolph, Randon, Randle, Randi, Randal, Randel, Randell, Rand and Randie are the popular varying forms of Randy (#570 from recent data). Other forms, like Randale, are uncommon. Adoption of these forms of Randy reached its highest 65 years ago (average #807) and has become significantly reduced since, with versions such as Randell falling out of fashion.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Randy, Rand, Randal, Randall, Randel in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Randell, Randi, Randie, Randle, Randolf in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Randolph, Randon in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Recommended names are Andy, Canady, Dandy, Hardy, Laddy, Lindy, Lundy, Maddy, Nandy, Paddy, Rad, Radly, Raffy, Ramey, Ramy, Rance, Rane, Range, Ransly (see Ransley), Rawly, Ray, Renny, Roddy, Ronny, Rowdy, Rudy, Sandy, Shandy, Tandy and Thandy. These names tend to be less frequently used than Randy.