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The name Percy is of English origin, and means valley prisoner.  The table below indicates the number of times the name Percy 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 Percy
Use of the Name Percy for Boys During the Last ...
125 Years 50 Years 25 Years 10 Years 5 Years 2 Years 1 Year
29,504 6,071 862 0 0 0 0
The table below indicates the number of times the name Percy has been given to baby boys and baby girls each year, from 1880 through 2004.  Percy last appeared in the top thousand boy or girl names 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 Percy
  Used as a Boy Name Used as a Girl Name
Year RankCount RankCount
188014494  
188112695  
1882116126  
188315187  
1884114126  
188513798  
1886119122  
1887111123  
1888111151  
1889110144  
1890113140  
1891111131  
1892117149  
1893100177  
1894104173  
1895109164  
1896117157  
189798183  
1898119155  
1899118142  
1900114201  
1901138120  
1902114168  
1903151124  
1904154124  
1905129169  
1906147141  
1907146160  
1908158151  
1909159157  
1910160195  
1911172183  
1912174338  
1913190355  
1914189450  
1915214490  
1916211523  
1917217513  
1918217569  
1919209594  
1920216602  
1921222601  
1922223601  
1923243539  
1924241564  
1925242541  
1926253491  
1927249519  
1928255481  
1929250496  
1930273429  
1931272409  
1932262430  
1933267393  
1934278375  
1935275388  
1936284358  
1937288353  
1938292351  
1939290360  
1940311329  
1941322331  
1942312387  
1943313390  
1944323346  
1945319346  
1946352338  
1947337411  
1948331409  
1949338392  
1950332415  
1951333416  
1952330445  
1953357375  
1954371360  
1955414314  
1956426312  
1957420349  
1958470283  
1959481264  
1960482270  
1961503247  
1962504249  
1963522234  
1964550207  
1965548195  
1966548196  
1967561177  
1968567180  
1969557196  
1970612177  
1971607189  
1972601177  
1973612169  
1974673146  
1975700141  
1976716137  
1977735135  
1978696146  
1979794119  
1980787124  
1981769129  
1982833114  
1983860104  
198488398  
198592696  
198696191  
1987    
1988930106  
Totals:  29,504 0

During the last 125 years, parents have used Percy 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 slightly lower than actual counts because the name Percy appears in the top 1,000 boy names only 108 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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