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Nancy Name Popularity

How popular is the name Nancy? Here’s everything we know.

Year Rank # Births % Births
1910 108 766 0.2176%
1911 111 784 0.2105%
1912 109 1,035 0.2052%
1913 102 1,264 0.2229%
1914 101 1,565 0.2246%
1915 102 1,963 0.2161%
1916 102 2,145 0.2221%
1917 99 2,392 0.2391%
1918 102 2,478 0.2309%
1919 100 2,615 0.2497%
1920 95 2,963 0.2665%
1921 87 3,307 0.2888%
1922 79 3,503 0.3144%
1923 75 3,658 0.3266%
1924 68 3,972 0.342%
1925 60 4,307 0.3811%
1926 57 4,550 0.4137%
1927 56 5,013 0.4529%
1928 43 5,532 0.517%
1929 32 6,869 0.6632%
1930 24 9,066 0.8679%
1931 17 10,029 1.0161%
1932 13 10,945 1.1078%
1933 11 11,871 1.2742%
1934 10 13,513 1.3978%
1935 9 14,544 1.4966%
1936 8 16,756 1.7395%
1937 7 17,069 1.7322%
1938 7 18,947 1.8508%
1939 7 19,728 1.9394%
1940 7 19,732 1.8564%
1941 8 20,882 1.8554%
1942 8 23,325 1.8471%
1943 9 23,989 1.8376%
1944 7 23,212 1.8729%
1945 7 21,456 1.7593%
1946 7 28,344 1.9209%
1947 7 32,442 1.9435%
1948 7 29,411 1.8424%
1949 7 29,244 1.8179%
1950 6 29,618 1.8395%
1951 7 30,346 1.7898%
1952 7 31,742 1.8184%
1953 8 30,606 1.7293%
1954 9 30,264 1.6556%
1955 9 30,016 1.6318%
1956 11 28,784 1.524%
1957 11 27,508 1.4295%
1958 12 24,816 1.3131%
1959 14 23,079 1.2147%
1960 15 21,896 1.1556%
1961 16 20,713 1.0971%
1962 19 18,028 0.982%
1963 23 16,268 0.9063%
1964 26 14,694 0.8348%
1965 32 12,255 0.7494%
1966 33 11,729 0.7512%
1967 37 10,267 0.6765%
1968 39 8,960 0.5967%
1969 45 7,900 0.5128%
1970 50 7,064 0.4439%
1971 52 6,214 0.4135%
1972 63 4,816 0.3536%
1973 77 3,942 0.3041%
1974 78 3,884 0.2988%
1975 82 3,505 0.2728%
1976 87 3,281 0.2546%
1977 89 3,212 0.2383%
1978 97 3,046 0.2266%
1979 107 2,859 0.2028%
1980 111 2,792 0.191%
1981 101 2,902 0.1974%
1982 106 2,792 0.1868%
1983 114 2,507 0.1699%
1984 114 2,469 0.166%
1985 109 2,598 0.1712%
1986 117 2,401 0.1591%
1987 126 2,216 0.1452%
1988 121 2,323 0.1491%
1989 129 2,316 0.1435%
1990 131 2,364 0.1426%
1991 126 2,473 0.1517%
1992 143 2,150 0.1347%
1993 155 1,974 0.1266%
1994 147 2,172 0.1415%
1995 161 1,973 0.1309%
1996 172 1,803 0.1204%
1997 198 1,497 0.1012%
1998 208 1,454 0.0971%
1999 223 1,396 0.0932%
2000 227 1,368 0.0896%
2001 227 1,383 0.0918%
2002 229 1,343 0.0896%
2003 268 1,154 0.0759%
2004 288 1,128 0.074%
2005 316 985 0.0644%
2006 325 983 0.0628%
2007 361 865 0.0548%
2008 375 824 0.0533%
2009 462 624 0.0417%
2010 510 537 0.0373%
2011 546 486 0.0341%
2012 633 398 0.0279%
2013 669 371 0.0261%
2014 730 320 0.022%
2015 780 291 0.02%
2016 866 250 0.0173%
2017 805 266 0.0191%
2018 798 264 0.0192%
2019 844 237 0.0175%

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Names Like Nancy

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What names are variants of Nancy?

Mix it up with these names that are a variation of the name Nancy.

Name Meaning Origin Popularity Other Gender
Nainsey
Nainsi
Nance

He (God) has favored me

Hebrew

Nancee

He (God) has favored me

Hebrew

Nancey

He (God) has favored me

Hebrew

Nanci

He (God) has favored me

Hebrew

Nancie

He (God) has favored me

Hebrew

Nancsi
Nanice

He (God) has favored me

Hebrew

Nann
Nanncey
Nanncy
Nannie

He (God) has favored me

Hebrew

Nanny

He (God) has favored me

Hebrew

Nansee
Nansey

What names sound like Nancy?

If you like how Nancy sounds, you might also like these names that sound like Nancy.

Name Meaning Origin Popularity Other Gender
Nunzia

Messenger

Italian


What names are similar to Nancy?

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Name Meaning Origin Popularity Other Gender
Nan

A diminutive form of Anna or Anne, from the Hebrew hannah, grace.

Hebrew


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