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The name Buddy is of English origin, and means friend.  The table below indicates the number of times the name Buddy has been given to baby boys in recent years.  The last 125 years refers to 1880 through 2004; last year refers to 2004.  The rank and count values are based on U.S. Social Security Administration counts for the one thousand most popular names given to baby boys in each of these years. 

Cumulative Usage Chart for the Name Buddy
Use of the Name Buddy for Boys During the Last ...
125 Years 50 Years 25 Years 10 Years 5 Years 2 Years 1 Year
21,004 7,549 1,193 0 0 0 0
The table below indicates the number of times the name Buddy has been given to baby boys and baby girls each year, from 1880 through 2004.  Buddy first appeared in the top thousand boy or girl names during 1894, which is the first year shown on the table.  Buddy last appeared in either or both of these name lists during 1988, the last year shown on the table.  A blank entry indicates that the name did not rank among the top one thousand names given to boys or girls, respectively, during the specified year.

Yearly Usage Chart for the Name Buddy
  Used as a Boy Name Used as a Girl Name
Year RankCount RankCount
18948737  
1895    
189667811  
1897    
1898    
1899    
190085010  
19017878  
190256115  
1903    
190473111  
19059368  
190661715  
190759418  
190871414  
190968316  
191043140  
191182716  
191273634  
191361951  
191461068  
191575663  
191672569  
191773971  
191862497  
191962494  
1920623103  
1921598112  
1922567126  
1923530132  
1924462176  
1925459172  
1926389228  
1927363259  
1928364254  
1929297353  
1930267440  
1931249460  
1932247466  
1933220519  
1934227515  
1935202604  
1936221520  
1937216549  
1938229523  
1939234496  
1940263453  
1941267448  
1942266503  
1943297426  
1944299397  
1945328327  
1946339358  
1947348379  
1948358353  
1949365342  
1950346379  
1951357371  
1952386318  
1953381330  
1954395328  
1955380358  
1956408347  
1957417349  
1958418352  
1959447320  
1960424356  
1961406376  
1962436336  
1963454302  
1964472280  
1965482260  
1966514216  
1967512215  
1968546190  
1969538213  
1970591188  
1971547216  
1972520229  
1973553203  
1974606175  
1975606179  
1976630169  
1977617185  
1978631174  
1979658168  
1980741139  
1981691156  
1982662173  
1983734138  
1984757130  
1985829116  
1986825121  
1987864116  
1988941104  
Totals:  21,004 0

During the last 125 years, parents have used Buddy as a boy's name nearly 100% of the time and hardly ever as a girl's name.  Cumulative counts and total counts shown on the above tables are somewhat lower than actual counts because the name Buddy appears in the top 1,000 boy names only 90 times during the last 125 years.

See the Social Security card applications information for qualifiers about the data shown on this page.


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