Randy name meaning

First Name
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010

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Meaning and Origin

What does the name Randy mean? Keep reading to find the user submitted meanings, dictionary definitions, and more.

Origin and Meaning of Randy

User Submitted Origins

Dominican Republic

User Submitted Meanings

  1. A user from South Carolina, U.S. says the name Randy means "Heart of family".
  2. A user from the United States says the name Randy is of American origin and means "Heart of the family".
  3. According to 4 people from all over the world, the name Randy is of Dutch origin and means "Wolf".
  4. A submission from California, U.S. says the name Randy means "From Randall, variation of Randolph, from the Norse Randwulf (Wolf Shield)" and is of Norwegian origin.
  5. A submission from Florida, U.S. says the name Randy means "Protect family" and is of Jewish origin.
  6. A user from New York, U.S. says the name Randy is of Dominican Republic origin and means "He likes to spend time with her family".
  7. 2 people from Tennessee, U.S. agree the name Randy means "protector".
  8. According to a user from Oklahoma, U.S., the name Randy means "Mighty protector".
  9. According to a user from North Carolina, U.S., the name Randy is of American origin and means "Randy Rhoads (1956-82) An American guitarist who helped Ozzy Osbourne make 1980's Crazy Train".
  10. A user from Kentucky, U.S. says the name Randy is of English origin and means "Nice".
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  1. Feeling great sexual desire
  1. A diminutive of Randall and Randolph, used as a male given name in the US.
  2. A diminutive of the female given name Miranda.

Randy was also found in the following language(s): Cebuano

Notable Persons Named Randy

Notable Persons Named Randy

Randy Orton

Randy Orton is a wrestler. Randy was born on April 1st, 1980 in Knoxville, Tennessee.

Randy Savage

Randy Savage was a wrestler. Randy was born on November 15th, 1952 in Columbus, Ohio, U.S. He left this life on May 20th, 2011.

Randy Moss

Randy Moss is a football player. Randy was born on February 13th, 1977 in Rand, West Virginia.

Randy Couture

Randy Couture is a martial artist. Randy was born on June 22nd, 1963 in Everett, Washington.

Randy Quaid

Randy Quaid is an actor and producer. He was most active from 1971 to present. Randy was born on October 1st, 1950 in Houston, Texas, United States.

Randy Rhoads

Randy Rhoads was a heavy metal music, hard rock, and neoclassical metal musician, songwriter, producer, music teacher, and music education. He plays Guitar, Jackson Randy Rhoads, Karl Sandoval, and Gibson Les Paul Custom. His career lasted from 1972 to 1982. Randy was born on December 6th, 1956 in Santa Monica, California, United States. He breathed his last breath on March 19th, 1982.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Randy

Notable Persons With the Last Name Randy


Randy is a soccer player for the Aris Limassol F.C., UD Las Palmas, UD Las Palmas Atlético, CD Mirandés, AD Ceuta FC, Moghreb Tétouan, Fokikos A.C., Iraklis Psachna F.C., and Equatorial Guinea national football team. Randy was born on June 2nd, 1987 in Las Palmas, Spain. Randy is also known as Randy.


Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Randy U.S.
  White 72.00% 64.26%
  African American 18.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 4.67% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 0.00% 16.26%

Of Last Name Randy

People with the last name Randy are most frequently White or African American

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Fun Facts about the name Randy

  • What name lists does Randy rank for?
  • How Popular is the name Randy? Randy is the 220th most popular name of all time. As a last name Randy was the 116,201st most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Randy have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2019, the Social Security Administration has recorded 333,012 babies born with the first name Randy in the United States. That's more than enough people named Randy to occupy the country of Iceland with an estimated population of 320,060 (as of April 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Randy? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1915 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Randy first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Randy is Thursday, June 20th, 1872.
  • What year had the most people named Randy born? The highest recorded use of the first name Randy was in 1956 with a total of 16,546 babies. That's a lot of babies named Randy!
  • Random Randy Factoid: According to the 1955 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Randy ranks 87th in popularity as a baby boy's name in Connecticut. Imagine that, 36 babies in Connecticut have the same name in 1955.
  • Weird things about the name Randy: The name spelled backwards is Ydnar. A random rearrangement of the letters in the name (anagram) will give Yrdan. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Randy? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 150 people with the last name Randy.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Randy? Randy is one of the most unique last names recorded.
  • Randy name meaning

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