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Origin: Hebrew
Meaning: The Ensnarer

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Popularity Over Time: How Many Girls Have Been Named Becky

This chart illustrates how many Girls were named Becky in the U.S. since 1880.

A few facts about the girl's name Becky:

  • Records indicate that 84,051 girls in the United States have been named Becky since 1880.

  • The greatest number of people were given this name in 1959, when 4,750 people in the U.S. were given the name Becky. Those people are now 62 years old.

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    Comments about the name Becky

    91% Approval Rating
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      10 Positive Comments

  • "My name is Becky not Rebecca and I like it. Everyone calls me Bec.That is fine too, I have been called worse!!LOL! Funny story about my name. In the fifth grade my teacher told me your name is Rebecca your are nicknamed Becky. I told her no, I am not Rebecca, just Becky. She said please go home today and ask your parents to send me your birth certificate and ask them if your name is Rebecca? Because it is! So I went home asked my Mom...Whatis my name, Mom?...she looked at me like I was a tad off that day and said, your name is Becky, you know your name? Are you okay? I asked, are you sure it is not Rebecca? She said why are you asking this? I had to tell that story...and yes, she got my birth certificate to take to school the next day. My teacher said how odd never have I met a PLAIN OLD BECKY that was not named Rebecca! So guess I was pretty old and plain in the 5th grade!I do have to say I like it when people call me Becca now. Born here in 1959!" Apr. 1, 2021: Report as inappropriate

  • "At first I didn?t like my name like I wanted it to be Ella or Ashley or those basic white girl names. I didn?t even think Becky was a popular name. But now I?m ok with it. People call me Bec for short. I?m chill with it. I?m the only person in my school right now that has the name Becky. It?s pretty nice. I don?t get mixed up lmao." May. 6, 2020: Report as inappropriate

  • "In my class there is an TA called Becky. It's an cute name" Nov. 9, 2019: Report as inappropriate

  • "I love my name. I am a country gal at passionate about life in general. I love people of all ages, ethnicity etc, though I must say that Children are my favorite. I am creative and love the arts...especially music. I have hardly ever met a ?Becky?, and, though I taught school in several locations here and abroad for 40 years, during my entire career, not a single one of my students was named Becky!" Feb. 10, 2018: Report as inappropriate

  • "I like Becky. Its my name but it sounds like a fat person name. Not that I'm fat it just does. : ) I like Becky though." Mar. 29, 2009: Report as inappropriate

  • "i love the name becky becausee it is my nickname. i really fit this name. this name should be the number 2 on the tops name." Feb. 6, 2008: Report as inappropriate

  • "I'm a Becky and not a Rebecca. I wished I was named Rebecca so I could go with either. I've accepted it now and don't think I would make a good Rebecca." Aug. 18, 2007: Report as inappropriate

  • "Well, I used to be called "Rebecca" but by the time people finished saying "Rebecca" I was long gone. SO my name got to be "Becky"" Oct. 22, 2006: Report as inappropriate

  • "Rebecca is my legal name. Most people call be Beck. I don't mind either way." Oct. 20, 2006: Report as inappropriate

  • "I'm a true Rebecca, not sure why they bothered, since no one's ever called me that!! I like it, it has grown on me. Isn't very common :)" Jun. 28, 2005: Report as inappropriate

      1 Negative Comment

  • "my name is becky not short for rebecca i wish my name was rebecca rebbeca or even rebekah but not just becky even if i was named rebecca or sumthin i would go by BECCA! not becky oh well i cant stop it now" Jul. 13, 2007: Report as inappropriate

      4 Neutral Comments

  • "I think the name Becky alone is really cute not as a short form for rebbeca" Apr. 30, 2020: Report as inappropriate

  • "My real name is Becky. And I love it! And I have never met another Becky who's legal name was Becky. As far as it being a popular name in the olden Golden days I can go with that I'm often told I have an old soul at the rip ole age of 30. And My best friends are in the upper 50's and 60's. So oldie name Becky I think I wear it classy! 😉" Aug. 21, 2017: Report as inappropriate

  • "I'm Becky, as well, and I looooove my name. :) I'm bnot fond of people calling me by my real name, Rebecca, though." Jul. 3, 2006: Report as inappropriate

  • "my names becky and i guess i like it. the main downfall of being a becky is that its quite common. its not very easy to find a name that atleast one other persdon hasnt got but it can get annoying when your in a room and someone says becky and about four people turn around :(" Jun. 8, 2006: Report as inappropriate

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