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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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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1880 11 11 0
1881 8 8 0
1882 11 11 0
1883 8 8 0
1884 14 14 0
1885 12 12 0
1886 16 16 0
1887 27 27 0
1888 19 19 0
1889 37 37 0
1890 37 32 5
1891 36 36 0
1892 43 37 6
1893 39 33 6
1894 34 29 5
1895 40 40 0
1896 45 45 0
1897 37 37 0
1898 51 46 5
1899 39 39 0
1900 59 59 0
1901 59 59 0
1902 67 59 8
1903 57 57 0
1904 80 73 7
1905 87 78 9
1906 82 70 12
1907 81 74 7
1908 97 88 9
1909 77 70 7
1910 99 91 8
1911 108 94 14
1912 197 149 48
1913 174 149 25
1914 221 180 41
1915 286 211 75
1916 271 213 58
1917 277 217 60
1918 337 268 69
1919 312 234 78
1920 380 312 68
1921 301 237 64
1922 295 234 61
1923 285 216 69
1924 296 219 77
1925 256 200 56
1926 276 228 48
1927 291 222 69
1928 258 207 51
1929 237 180 57
1930 251 197 54
1931 296 229 67
1932 261 198 63
1933 228 161 67
1934 204 146 58
1935 159 117 42
1936 175 138 37
1937 169 128 41
1938 155 122 33
1939 155 122 33
1940 162 130 32
1941 149 104 45
1942 146 116 30
1943 149 116 33
1944 159 112 47
1945 131 100 31
1946 134 106 28
1947 180 155 25
1948 204 169 35
1949 175 144 31
1950 174 145 29
1951 171 150 21
1952 136 119 17
1953 129 106 23
1954 115 108 7
1955 124 111 13
1956 119 106 13
1957 138 125 13
1958 91 76 15
1959 97 82 15
1960 77 63 14
1961 73 58 15
1962 69 53 16
1963 69 57 12
1964 72 62 10
1965 43 34 9
1966 38 29 9
1967 40 28 12
1968 27 17 10
1969 25 13 12
1970 15 10 5
1971 20 12 8
1972 17 17 0
1973 16 11 5
1974 13 13 0
1975 10 10 0
1976 13 13 0
1977 8 8 0
1978 9 9 0
1979 13 6 7
1980 8 8 0
1981 20 14 6
1982 13 13 0
1983 12 7 5
1984 15 15 0
1985 7 7 0
1986 9 9 0
1987 18 18 0
1989 19 14 5
1990 12 12 0
1991 11 11 0
1992 12 12 0
1993 9 9 0
1994 13 13 0
1995 12 12 0
1996 8 8 0
1997 6 6 0
1999 7 7 0
2000 11 11 0
2003 7 7 0
2004 7 7 0
2005 9 9 0
2007 7 7 0
2008 5 5 0
2010 10 10 0
2012 12 12 0
2013 10 10 0
2014 14 14 0

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 was first given to 5 or more babies 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 1938 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Beryl" is not a popular baby girl's name in Pennsylvania. Imagine that, only 21 babies in Pennsylvania have the same name as you in 1938. Across the entire United States a total of only 155 babies also bear the same first name during the same year.

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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 west? Search for the name to check your answer!

Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

Have you been wondering what does the name "Beryl" mean? The list below shows the origins of Beryl as well as things modernly associated with the name Beryl such as celebrities named Beryl.

English

Origin and Meaning of Beryl

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

Beryl van Praag

Beryl was born in 1969.

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Alternative Meanings

B is for blossom, a renewal of your spirit.

E is for enjoy, your life can be fun!

R is for refreshing, the sparkling you.

Y is for yearn, your innermost desires.

L is for little, the little things you do.

Your name in reverse order is "Lyreb". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Rbyle". 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.

Past life for Beryl born Feb 3, 1974

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a male in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of France approximately on 1400. Your profession was banker, usurer, moneylender, and judge.

Psychologically, you had a Bohemian personality - mysterious, highly gifted, capable of understanding ancient books. Magical abilities, could be a servant of dark forces. Your problem - to learn to love and to trust the Universe. You are bound to think, study, reflect and develop inner wisdom.

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