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Beryl

  • Gender: Neutral
  • Origin: English
  • Meaning: Semi-precious stone
  • #2132 All Time
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How popular is the name "Beryl" in the U.S.?



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YearTotal Babies BornGirls BornBoys Born
188011110
1881880
188211110
1883880
188414140
188512120
188616160
188727270
188819190
188937370
189037325
189136360
189243376
189339336
189434295
189540400
189645450
189737370
189851465
189939390
190059590
190159590
190267598
190357570
190480737
190587789
1906827012
190781747
190897889
190977707
191099918
19111089414
191219714948
191317414925
191422118041
191528621175
191627121358
191727721760
191833726869
191931223478
192038031268
192130123764
192229523461
192328521669
192429621977
192525620056
192627622848
192729122269
192825820751
192923718057
193025119754
193129622967
193226119863
193322816167
193420414658
193515911742
193617513837
193716912841
193815512233
193915512233
194016213032
194114910445
194214611630
194314911633
194415911247
194513110031
194613410628
194718015525
194820416935
194917514431
195017414529
195117115021
195213611917
195312910623
19541151087
195512411113
195611910613
195713812513
1958917615
1959978215
1960776314
1961735815
1962695316
1963695712
1964726210
196543349
196638299
1967402812
1968271710
1969251312
197015105
197120128
197217170
197316115
197413130
197510100
197613130
1977880
1978990
19791367
1980880
198120146
198213130
19831275
198415150
1985770
1986990
198718180
198919145
199012120
199111110
199212120
1993990
199413130
199512120
1996880
1997660
1999770
200011110
2003770
2004770
2005990
2007770
2008550
201010100
201212120
201310100
201414140

Want to know about the populiarty of Beryl? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 12,373 babies born with the name Beryl in the United States. That's more than enough Beryls to occupy the country of Tuvalu with an estimated population of 10,000 (as of July 1, 2012). The name first appeared in the year 1880 when it was given to 11 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Beryl" was in 1920 with a total of 312 babies.

According to the 1943 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Beryl" is not a popular baby girl's name in New York. Imagine that, only 12 babies in New York have the same name as you in 1943. Across the entire United States a total of only 149 babies also bear the same first name during the same year.

What does the name "Beryl" mean?

Beryl (English): Semi-precious stone

The name "Beryl" is of English origin and it means "Semi-precious stone". It's a name commonly given to girls.

B is for bloom, your glow of life.

E is for excellence, your passion, your drive.

R is for reasonable, your understanding way.

Y is for young, the years never show!

L is for laughter, you spread wherever you go.

Your name in reverse order is "Lyreb". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Belyr". How do you pronounce that?

Now try the names of everyone you know including friends, cousins, neighbors, classmates, co-workers or your pets. Even your favorite anime, TV or movie characters! See what their names mean. Remember, this is purely just for fun.

Where is the name Beryl popular?



The map shows the relative popularity of the name Beryl in each of the states since 1950. Can you guess a name that was popular in the north east? Search for the name to check your answer!

Celebrities named Beryl

Beryl van Praag

Beryl was born in 1969.

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Past life for Beryl born Oct 3, 1993

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Southern England approximately on 1025. Your profession was handicraftsman and mechanic.

You were a seeker of truth and wisdom. You could have seen your future lives. Others perceived you as an idealist illuminating path to the future. Your lesson - to develop kind attitude to people, to acquire gift of understanding and compassion.

Name poster for Beryl

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