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Gender: Female Origin of Happy: English word name

The name Happy is a girl's name of English origin. Happy and is often added to lists like 603 Wonderful Word Names and discussed in our forums with posts like "Picky Parents BNG".

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As dated as Merry and Gay.

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Famous People Named Happy

Happy Salma, Indonesian actress and model
Margaretta "Happy" Large Fitler Murphy Rockefeller, widow of U.S. Vice President Nelson Rockefeller
Kimberley Tyler "Happy" Rhodes, American singer-songwriter
Monet Happy Mazur, American actress
Happy McNair Hall, Bahamian male footballer
Happy Quinton Jele, South African male footballer
(Jan) Happy Pieterse, South African boxer
Albert Benjamin "Happy" Chandler, U.S. Senator and Governor of Kentucky; MLB commissioner
Harry Peter "Happy" Traum, male American folksinger
Harold "Happy" Hairston, American basketball player
Oscar Emil "Happy" Felsch, American baseball player
Happy Atticus Mapel (b. 1988), son of actress Mare Winningham and William Mapel

Pop Culture References for the name Happy

Happy Quinn, a main character on TV's "Scorpion"
Harold "Happy" Hogan, (male) character in the Iron Man series
Harriet "Happy" Lolly, character in movie "Gigantic"
Happy Loman, male character in "Death of a Salesman" by Arthur Miller
Happy Lowman, male character on TV's Sons of Anarchy
Happy, one of the Seven Dwarfs
Happy, dog on TV's "Seventh Heaven"
"Happy Gilmore," movie and male main character
Happy, male Exceed/Cat in anime "Fairy Tail"
Happy, Snow Hare on animated series "Tabaluga"
Happy Walter Higgenbottom, dog on animated TV series "The Mighty B!"