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The name Rudy is a diminutive form of Rudolph.  The table below indicates the number of times the name Rudy 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 Rudy
Use of the Name Rudy for Boys During the Last ...
125 Years 50 Years 25 Years 10 Years 5 Years 2 Years 1 Year
43,619 27,173 12,241 4,155 1,948 783 404
The table below indicates the number of times the name Rudy has been given to baby boys and baby girls each year, from 1880 through 2004.  Rudy first appeared in the top thousand boy or girl names during 1886, which is the first 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 Rudy
  Used as a Boy Name Used as a Girl Name
Year RankCount RankCount
18868337  
18879016  
1888    
1889    
1890    
1891    
18928508  
18937609  
1894    
1895    
18969677  
1897    
1898    
1899    
190072913  
19019307  
190278410  
190372611  
190480410  
1905    
190654119  
19079909  
190873914  
190957022  
191056726  
191149436  
191269039  
191353466  
191466759  
1915549105  
1916564103  
1917566109  
191862996  
191966088  
1920602110  
1921604110  
1922520142  
1923471167  
1924427207  
1925416208  
1926297368  
1927306355  
1928314323  
1929283386  
1930268438  
1931268420  
1932269417  
1933266397  
1934245469  
1935260430  
1936275388  
1937291343  
1938244482  
1939263426  
1940272425  
1941259463  
1942278476  
1943252557  
1944244550  
1945255513  
1946248621  
1947233756  
1948245697  
1949243712  
1950265613  
1951263650  
1952271648  
1953280626  
1954271674  
1955276668  
1956270726  
1957274761  
1958283734  
1959282784  
1960278832  
1961278782  
1962297674  
1963291706  
1964316602  
1965311593  
1966322537  
1967310568  
1968338516  
1969343527  
1970372479  
1971379453  
1972355472  
1973360457  
1974362452  
1975355470  
1976343502  
1977333543  
1978318552  
1979336542  
1980359494  
1981345519  
1982348533  
1983352503  
1984363492  
1985360509  
1986345551  
1987349556  
1988357574  
1989378592  
1990388597  
1991410555  
1992387591  
1993432509  
1994441511  
1995464484  
1996478456  
1997463472  
1998526392  
1999523403  
2000558376  
2001540403  
2002566386  
2003578379  
2004557404  
Totals:  43,619 0

During the last 125 years, parents have used Rudy 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 Rudy appears in the top 1,000 boy names only 109 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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