Whitney in the US

  1. #483 Misty
  2. #484 Leo
  3. #485 Carole
  4. #486 Felicia
  5. #487 Whitney
  6. #488 Lucille
  7. #489 Mitchell
  8. #490 Glen
  9. #491 Ruben
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Mainly North American: transferred use of the surname, in origin a local name from any of various places in England named with the Middle English phrase atten whiten ey ‘by the white island’. In the 1980s its popularity as a girl's name was enhanced by the fame of the American singer Whitney Houston (b. 1963).
487th in the U.S.

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Tens of Thousands
of people in the U.S have this name
116,740
to be exact
Utah
has the most people named Whitney per capita
1986
marked the height of its popularity
98%
2%
0.39%
55+
11%
30-54
80%
13-29
8%
0-12

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