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133k
in the U.S.
since 1880

Marcia

  • Gender: Girl
  • Origin: Latin
  • Meaning: Warlike
  • #516 All Time
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2k Marek (Polish)
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How popular is the name "Marcia" in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born Ranking
1880 9 9 0
1881 13 13 0
1882 10 10 0
1883 23 23 0
1884 20 20 0
1885 23 23 0
1886 19 19 0
1887 18 18 0
1888 26 26 0
1889 26 26 0
1890 20 20 0
1891 28 28 0
1892 36 36 0
1893 42 42 0
1894 24 24 0
1895 31 31 0
1896 27 27 0
1897 26 26 0
1898 33 33 0
1899 23 23 0
1900 36 36 0
1901 20 20 0
1902 31 31 0
1903 38 38 0
1904 26 26 0
1905 36 36 0
1906 46 46 0
1907 39 39 0
1908 61 61 0
1909 54 54 0
1910 57 57 0
1911 69 69 0
1912 99 99 0
1913 113 113 0
1914 132 132 0
1915 178 178 0
1916 171 171 0
1917 208 208 0
1918 256 256 0
1919 325 325 0
1920 361 361 0
1921 451 451 0
1922 428 428 0
1923 492 492 0
1924 461 461 0
1925 455 449 6
1926 487 487 0
1927 538 538 0
1928 540 540 0
1929 584 584 0
1930 692 692 0
1931 800 800 0
1932 950 950 0
1933 1,148 1,140 8
1934 1,267 1,267 0
1935 1,343 1,338 5
1936 1,601 1,596 5
1937 1,959 1,948 11
1938 2,175 2,167 8
1939 2,355 2,346 9
1940 2,280 2,272 8
1941 2,440 2,430 10
1942 2,683 2,669 14
1943 2,974 2,968 6 #96 girl name
1944 3,139 3,139 0 #89 girl name
1945 3,205 3,205 0 #88 girl name
1946 3,956 3,946 10 #89 girl name
1947 4,481 4,471 10 #81 girl name
1948 4,657 4,643 14 #79 girl name
1949 4,659 4,650 9 #78 girl name
1950 4,959 4,951 8 #77 girl name
1951 5,304 5,298 6 #74 girl name
1952 5,211 5,206 5 #80 girl name
1953 5,075 5,064 11 #84 girl name
1954 4,749 4,742 7 #90 girl name
1955 4,418 4,411 7 #98 girl name
1956 4,066 4,061 5
1957 3,550 3,544 6
1958 3,361 3,354 7
1959 3,095 3,089 6
1960 2,698 2,690 8
1961 2,692 2,683 9
1962 2,428 2,428 0
1963 2,165 2,156 9
1964 1,938 1,932 6
1965 1,548 1,548 0
1966 1,425 1,419 6
1967 1,316 1,310 6
1968 1,142 1,142 0
1969 1,115 1,115 0
1970 1,290 1,285 5
1971 1,212 1,205 7
1972 1,001 996 5
1973 935 935 0
1974 963 958 5
1975 799 794 5
1976 761 755 6
1977 715 715 0
1978 707 707 0
1979 619 619 0
1980 536 536 0
1981 531 531 0
1982 454 454 0
1983 355 355 0
1984 350 350 0
1985 334 334 0
1986 278 278 0
1987 284 284 0
1988 246 246 0
1989 217 212 5
1990 213 213 0
1991 195 195 0
1992 159 159 0
1993 188 188 0
1994 123 123 0
1995 117 117 0
1996 102 102 0
1997 89 89 0
1998 91 91 0
1999 84 84 0
2000 93 93 0
2001 77 77 0
2002 65 65 0
2003 61 61 0
2004 69 69 0
2005 70 70 0
2006 77 77 0
2007 77 77 0
2008 51 51 0
2009 60 60 0
2010 54 54 0
2011 47 47 0
2012 44 44 0
2013 36 36 0
2014 44 44 0

Want to know about the populiarty of Marcia? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 133,161 babies born with the name Marcia in the United States. That's more than enough Marcias to occupy the country of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines with an estimated population of 109,000 (as of July 1, 2012). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given to 9 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Marcia" was in 1951 with a total of 5,298 babies. (That's a lot of baby Marcias)

According to the 1952 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Marcia" ranks #87 in popularity as a baby girl's name in Tennessee. Imagine that, 85 babies in Tennessee have the same name as you in 1952. Across the entire United States a total of 5,211 babies also bear the same first name during the same year. OMG! It's tough being a popular person isn't it?

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Where is the name Marcia popular?

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

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

Latin

Origin and Meaning of Marcia

The name "Marcia" is of Latin origin, and it means "Warlike". It's a name commonly given to girls.

Marcia Cross

Marcia Cross is an actress with the most prominent portion of her career being from 1984 to present. Marcia was born in 1962 in Marlborough, Massachusetts, U.S.

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Marcia Strassman

Marcia Strassman is an actress, television personality, and singer with the most prominent portion of her career being from 1963 to 2014. Marcia was born in 1948 in New York City, New York, U.S.

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Marcia

Marcia was born in 1984.

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Marcia Wallace

Marcia Wallace is an actress, voice artist, and comedian with the most prominent portion of her career being from 1968 to 2013. Marcia was born in 1942 as Marcia Karen Wallace in Creston, Iowa, U.S.

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Marcia Mitzman Gaven

Marcia Mitzman Gaven is an actress and voice artist with the most prominent portion of her career being from 1990 to 2006. Marcia was born in 1959 as Marcia Mitzman in New York City, U.S.

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Marcia Tap

Marcia was born in 1972.

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Alternative Meanings

M is for mirth, your laughter.

A is for affirm, the certainty of knowledge.

R is for relish, you seek a challenge.

C is for confident, no doubts here!

I is for interest, you show in others.

A is for accepting, your forgiving nature.

Your name in reverse order is "Aicram". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Cramai". 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 Marcia born Jul 27, 1954

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 Alaska approximately on 1675. 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. You fulfill your lesson by helping old folks and children. You came to that life to learn to care about weak and helpless.

Name poster for Marcia

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