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Gender of Foy.

Foy is a name usually given to males.

In a sample of all names from the US Census during the years 1890 to 2006, all of the children named Foy were boys.

Although Foy is male, why is it sometimes used for girls? Often a name is taken from a neutral concept with no implied gender. Sometimes the name can be derived from two different sources, one male and one female. Names sometimes change gender over time!


Meanings of the name Foy.

The following meaning is associated with the name Foy:

  • A journey

Origins of Foy.

Some of the origins of Foy are: Celtic and Gaelic.

Lucky numbers for Foy.

Number 7 playing card;©V.H.Smith

The numerological number for the name Foy is 7.

Some two digit lucky numbers for Foy are: 16 25 34 43 52 61 70 79 88 97.

What does this mean? If you believe in numbers having mystical powers, it could be something very important. You could look for a spouse with the same numerological number and choose your house or the date of an important even based on it. For most of us it is just a bit of fun. See if you have the same numerological number as any special person in your life.

How do you work out your numerological number? You use a special alphabet which gives a value to each of letters and then add the values of the letters in your name. You can see excactly how we calculated seven as the lucky number for Foy here: Calculating lucky numbers for Foy.


Popularity of Foy.

Graph of popularity of Foy

Foy was most popular in the year 1905, where it was at position six hundred and forty-six for the whole of the USA.

The most popular decade for the name Foy was from 1910 to 1919.

The last time that the name was in the top 1000 names in the USA census data was in 1939, where it was at position nine hundred and ten.


Soccer Players

There are four Soccer Players called Foy.

  • Keith Foy

    Keith Foy (born 30 December 1981 in Dublin) is a Irish football player.... ( from the wikipedia article on Keith Foy)

  • Tommy Foy

    Thomas Gerard Foy (born 1911 in Croydon) is a former Irish football player.... (extract from the wikipedia article on Tommy Foy)

  • David Foy

    David Foy is a Soccer Player... ( from the wikipedia article on David Foy)

  • Mark Foy

    Mark Foy is a former football (soccer) player who represented New Zealand at international level.... (extract from the wikipedia article on Mark Foy)

Actors

There are three Actors called Foy.

  • Fred Foy

    Frederick William Foy (born March 27, 1921 in Detroit, Michigan) is an American radio and television announcer, who uses Fred Foy as his professional name. He is best known for his narration of The Lone Ranger.... (excerpt from the wikipedia article on Fred Foy)

  • Gloria Foy

    Gloria Foy (October 25, 1901 – February 27, 1977) was a dancer, singer, vaudeville performer, and star of musical revues. She was a slim and energetic blonde from Lima, Ohio.... (abstract from the wikipedia article on Gloria Foy)

  • Claire Foy

    Claire Foy is an Actor... (extract from the wikipedia article on Claire Foy)

Writers

There are three Writers called Foy.

  • Fred Foy

    Frederick William Foy (born March 27, 1921 in Detroit, Michigan) is an American radio and television announcer, who uses Fred Foy as his professional name. He is best known for his narration of The Lone Ranger.... (extract from the wikipedia article on Fred Foy)

  • Foy Vance

    Foy Vance is a Writer... (abstract from the wikipedia article on Foy Vance)

  • Mary Lou Foy

    Mary Lou Foy (born August 17, 1944) is an American photojournalist. She served as Picture Editor at the Washington Post from 1990 to 2006 and was president of the National Press Photographers Association in 1992.... (abstract from the wikipedia article on Mary Lou Foy)

Hockey Players

There are two Hockey Players called Foy.

  • Kylie Foy

    Kylie Anne Foy (born December 30, 1971 in Auckland, New Zealand) is a former field hockey striker from New Zealand, who finished sixth with her national team at the 2000 Summer Olympics in Sydney. Foy also competed with The Black Sticks at the 1992 Summer Olympics in Barcelona.... (abstract from the wikipedia article on Kylie Foy)

  • Matt Foy

    Matt Foy is a Hockey Player... (extract from the wikipedia article on Matt Foy)

Comedians

There is one Comedian called Foy.

  • Gloria Foy

    Gloria Foy (October 25, 1901 – February 27, 1977) was a dancer, singer, vaudeville performer, and star of musical revues. She was a slim and energetic blonde from Lima, Ohio.... (excerpt from the wikipedia article on Gloria Foy)

Cricket Players

There is one Cricket Player called Foy.

  • Philip Foy

    Philip Foy is a Cricket Player... (extract from the wikipedia article on Philip Foy)

Dancers

There is one Dancer called Foy.

  • Gloria Foy

    Gloria Foy (October 25, 1901 – February 27, 1977) was a dancer, singer, vaudeville performer, and star of musical revues. She was a slim and energetic blonde from Lima, Ohio.... (abstract from the wikipedia article on Gloria Foy)

Film Directors

There is one Film Director called Foy.

  • Bryan Foy

    Bryan Foy is a Film Director... ( from the wikipedia article on Bryan Foy)

Journalists

There is one Journalist called Foy.

  • Mary Lou Foy

    Mary Lou Foy (born August 17, 1944) is an American photojournalist. She served as Picture Editor at the Washington Post from 1990 to 2006 and was president of the National Press Photographers Association in 1992.... (extract from the wikipedia article on Mary Lou Foy)

Judges

There is one Judge called Foy.

  • Junius Foy Guin, Jr.

    Junius Foy Guin, Jr. (born February 2, 1924) is a United States federal judge.... (extract from the wikipedia article on Junius Foy Guin, Jr.)

Librarians

There is one Librarian called Foy.

  • Mary Foy

    Mary Emily Foy (July 13, 1862 - February 21, 1962) was the first woman head librarian of the Los Angeles Public Library, appointed to the job in 1880 at the age of 18. She had graduated the year before from Los Angeles High Schoolhttp://www.... (excerpt from the wikipedia article on Mary Foy)

Painters

There is one Painter called Foy.

  • Marc-Aurèle de Foy Suzor-Coté

    Marc-Aurèle de Foy Suzor-Coté (April 6, 1869 – January 29, 1937) was a Canadian painter and sculptor.... (extract from the wikipedia article on Marc-Aurèle de Foy Suzor-Coté)

Photographers

There is one Photographer called Foy.

  • Mary Lou Foy

    Mary Lou Foy (born August 17, 1944) is an American photojournalist. She served as Picture Editor at the Washington Post from 1990 to 2006 and was president of the National Press Photographers Association in 1992.... (excerpt from the wikipedia article on Mary Lou Foy)

Sculptors

There is one Sculptor called Foy.

  • Marc-Aurèle de Foy Suzor-Coté

    Marc-Aurèle de Foy Suzor-Coté (April 6, 1869 – January 29, 1937) was a Canadian painter and sculptor.... ( from the wikipedia article on Marc-Aurèle de Foy Suzor-Coté)

Foy

Gender: usually male

Meaning: A journey

Origin: Celtic and Gaelic

Lucky Number: Seven

Popularity: Position 646 in 1905

Famous people

Four Soccer Players

Three Actors

Three Writers

Two Hockey Players

One Comedian

One Cricket Player

One Dancer

One Film Director

One Journalist

One Judge

One Librarian

One Painter

One Photographer

One Sculptor