US Popularity:9041
Meaning:Mist, light fog, blurry haze
Watch as the mist clears around this name! Misty is a girl's name of English origin. As a literal translation of "mist," this atmospheric name is ideal for celebrating the beauty of nature. The term misty is also associated with "light fog" and "blurry haze," which leaves plenty of room for creative interpretation. Misty is sometimes used as a diminutive of Michelle or Melissa, allowing you the opportunity to name baby after a loved one. Whether you want to rejoice in the elements or honor a family member, Misty is a sweet name that ticks many boxes.

Misty Name Popularity Data

The Bump Ranking

Overall:Misty is currently #2514 on The Bump
Girl:Misty is currently #1739 on The Bump Girl Names

U.S. Births

Overall:Misty is currently #9041 in U.S. births
Girl:Misty is currently #5197 in U.S. births

Yearly Ranking Change:

in 2023
+ 373
from 2022
In comparison to the previous year's data
  • 100,000+ Baby Names by Bruce Lansky, pg. 231

  • Name Doctor, Misty

  • Behind the Name, Misty, November 2019

  • Merriam-Webster, misty

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