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The first name 
Missy

Missy is a first name for girls.

Missy – one in 100,000!

There’s a good chance that a girl named Missy in a medium-sized town will be unique. That’s because only a few babies a year are named Missy in all of the US. Only about one in 100,000 girls is named Missy by her parents. In the ranking of most common girls names in recent years, Missy ranks at #8,098. That means there are 8,097 more common girls names, but there are also a few thousand that are even rarer. If you polled the whole US population – children, adults and seniors – you’d find less than one in 10,000 to be named Missy.

You won't believe all there is 
to discover about the name
 
Missy

Missy has 5 letters 
and begins with an M

Well, you might say, you probably figured that out yourself! But what you might not know is: The letter M is a quite popular first letter for girls' names. That’s because 8.5% of all common girls’ names in the US begin with this letter. Only the first letters A and S are more common for girls' names.

With five letters, the name Missy is comparatively short. In fact, 17.0% of all common first names in the US consist of exactly five letters. Only 7% of all first names are even shorter, while 75% have more than five letters. On average, first names in the US (not counting hyphenated names) are 6.5 letters long. There are no significant differences between boys' and girls' names.

Therefore: As 8.5% of all girls' names start with an M, this initial letter occurs nearly 2.5-times as often as all 26 letters on average – and the most common one of all the girls’ names starting with M is Mary.

With hands, flags and sounds 
How to say Missy

If your name is Missy and someone asks after your name, you can of course just tell them what it is. But sometimes that isn't so easy - what if it's too loud, and you don't understand them well? Or what if the other person is so far away that you can see them but not hear them? In these situations, you can communicate your name in so many other ways: you call spell it, sign it, or even use a flag to wave it...

This is how you spell the name Missy

So that everyone really understands you when you have to spell the name Missy, you can simply say:

Mouse

Igloo

Sun

Sun

Yoyo

This is how the name Missy is spelled in the NATO phonetic alphabet

The NATO alphabet often helps people spell words on the phone or radio when there are communication problems.

How do you write Missy in Braille?

Braille is made up of dots, which the blind and visually impaired can feel to read words.

Missy

Missy

You want to tell a deaf person that your name is Missy

Just use American Sign Language!

The name Missy is particularly colorful in the Semaphore flag signaling system!

These flags are used for maritime communication - each flag represents a letter.

M
I
S
S
Y

Have you ever waved the name Missy

In the navy, sailors of two ships might wave flags to each other to send messages. A sailor holds two flags in specific positions to represent different letters.

M
I
S
S
Y

Beeping like crazy...

In Morse code, letters and other characters are represented only by a series of short and long tones. For example, a short tone followed by a long tone stands for the letter A. Missy sounds like this: