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What does Randy mean?

Randy Pronunciation of 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)


VARIANTS Randey, Randi, Randie

RELATIONS VIA RANDALL, RANDOLPH Rand, Randal, Randale, Randall, Randel, Randell, Randl, Randle, Randolf, Randon, Ranolf

(male) Rady, ..

(female) Ranni, ..

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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)

Randy entered the list in 1930-1939 and reached its highest position of #33 in the U.S. in the 1950s, and is at #673 presently. (TOP BABY NAMES, 2018)

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?

Randall (#997 FROM RECENT DATA), Rand, Randal, Randel, Randell, Randi, Randie, Randle, Randolf, Randolph and Randon are the popular varying forms of Randy (#673). Other forms, like Randale, are uncommon. Adoption of these forms of Randy reached its highest 68 years ago (AVERAGE #807) and has become significantly reduced since, with versions such as Randolph 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 sound-alike names are Andy, Canady, Dandy, Hardy, Laddy, Lindy, Lundy, Maddy, Nandy, Paddy, Rad, Radd, Radly, Raffy, Ramey, Ramy, Rance, Rand, Randal, Randel, Randl (see Randall), Randle, Randon, 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.