girl name Misty
 

Misty Girl Name


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Misty name image The name Misty is of English origin, and means misty.  The table below indicates the number of times the name Misty has been given to baby girls 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 girls in each of these years. 

Cumulative Usage Chart for the Name Misty
Use of the Name Misty for Girls During the Last ...
125 Years50 Years25 Years10 Years5 Years2 Years1 Year
82,42482,42434,7641,89024000
The table below indicates the number of times the name Misty has been given to baby girls and baby boys each year, from 1880 through 2004.  Misty first appeared in the top thousand girl or boy names during 1960, which is the first year shown on the table.  Misty last appeared in either or both of these name lists during 2000, 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 girls or boys, respectively, during the specified year.

Yearly Usage Chart for the Name Misty
 Used as a Girl NameUsed as a Boy Name
YearRankCountRankCount
1960703210  
1961624267  
1962574292  
1963525345  
1964467431  
1965422490  
1966344679  
1967307788  
1968305840  
1969295950  
19702671,151  
19712001,491  
19721252,425  
1973893,473  
1974664,437  
1975475,553  
1976465,905  
1977406,314  
1978435,834  
1979425,785  
1980495,540  
1981614,796  
1982744,065  
1983873,190  
1984982,791  
19851212,413  
19861451,969  
19871621,713  
19881941,408  
19892221,225  
1990276996  
1991295941  
1992352741  
1993416598  
1994509488  
1995562412  
1996620367  
1997670325  
1998723305  
1999883241  
2000909240  
Totals:  82,424 0

During the last 125 years, parents have used Misty as a girl's name nearly 100% of the time and hardly ever as a boy's name.  Cumulative counts and total counts shown on the above tables are somewhat lower than actual counts because the name Misty appears in the top 1,000 girl names only 41 times during the last 125 years.


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Girl Name Misty