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< 1k
in the U.S.
since 1880

Mairi

  • Gender: Girl
  • Origin: Scottish
  • Meaning: Of the Sea or Bitter
  • #23820 All Time
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How popular is the name "Mairi" in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1960 6 6 0
1965 6 6 0
1967 5 5 0
1968 5 5 0
1975 5 5 0
1976 6 6 0
1977 5 5 0
1980 6 6 0
1982 6 6 0
1984 6 6 0
1987 8 8 0
1988 8 8 0
1989 7 7 0
1991 7 7 0
1992 8 8 0
1993 6 6 0
1994 5 5 0
1995 5 5 0
1997 5 5 0
2000 10 10 0
2001 5 5 0
2002 5 5 0
2003 10 10 0
2004 8 8 0
2005 10 10 0
2006 5 5 0
2007 9 9 0
2008 7 7 0
2009 8 8 0
2010 8 8 0
2011 11 11 0
2012 6 6 0
2013 7 7 0
2014 6 6 0

Want to know about the populiarty of Mairi? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 230 babies born with the name Mairi in the United States. That's more than enough Mairis to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1960 when it was given to 6 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Mairi" was in 2011 with a total of 11 babies.

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

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

Scottish

Origin and Meaning of Mairi

The name "Mairi" is of Scottish origin, and it means "Of the Sea or Bitter". It's a name commonly given to girls.

Alternative Meanings

M is for mild, your mild and gentle way.

A is for altruism, the unselfish you.

I is for interest, you show in others.

R is for relax, you know how!

I is for ignite, the fire in you!

Your name in reverse order is "Iriam". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Miria". 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 Mairi born Dec 7, 1951

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 Northern Africa approximately on 1500. Your profession was designer, engineering, and craftsman.

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.

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