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539k
in the U.S.
since 1880

Maria

  • Gender: Girl
  • Origin: Latin
  • Meaning: Of the Sea or Bitter
  • #114 All Time
Girls
Boys
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4.1m Mary (Hebrew)
537k Marie (French)
19k Mara (Hebrew)
19k Maura (Irish)
15k Mari (Hebrew)
7k Moira (Scottish)
1k Maree (American)
< 1k Maire (Irish)
< 1k Miri (Hebrew)
< 1k Mare (English)
< 1k Mairi (Scottish)
< 1k Meria (American)

How popular is the name "Maria" in the U.S.?



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YearTotal Babies BornGirls BornBoys BornRanking
18801251250
18811201200
18821211210
18831411410
18841901900
18851751750
18861801800
18872032030
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19074904900
19084804800
19095445440
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19116536467
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19141,1251,1178
19151,3021,28616
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19191,6971,67720
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19212,0572,02829
19221,9531,92825
19232,0201,99921
19242,3152,29025
19252,3912,35833
19262,3762,35026
19272,6422,59250
19282,5992,56138
19292,5762,53442#100 girl name
19302,5962,54155#99 girl name
19312,2222,18537
19322,0732,04231
19331,8901,86030
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19352,0331,99142
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19412,4982,46830
19422,8522,81735#97 girl name
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19875,7645,66797#53 girl name
19885,8015,701100#60 girl name
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19986,8356,81223#43 girl name
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20036,1056,08619#42 girl name
20045,7795,75029#42 girl name
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20075,1305,11614#53 girl name
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20113,2203,2137#92 girl name
20123,0333,0276
20132,8102,8055
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Want to know about the populiarty of Maria? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 538,815 babies born with the name Maria in the United States. That's more than enough Marias to occupy the country of Suriname with an estimated population of 534,000 (as of July 1, 2012). The name first appeared in the year 1880 when it was given to 125 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Maria" was in 1964 with a total of 10,127 babies. (That's a lot of baby Marias)

According to the 2005 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Maria" ranks #69 in popularity as a baby girl's name in Indiana. Imagine that, 107 babies in Indiana have the same name as you in 2005. Across the entire United States a total of 5,617 babies also bear the same first name during the same year. OMG! It's tough being a popular person isn't it?

What does the name "Maria" mean?

Maria (Latin): Of the Sea or Bitter

The name "Maria" is of Latin origin and it means "Of the Sea or Bitter". It's a name commonly given to girls. There are 23 other names that are similar to this one.

M is for melody, the song of life.

A is for accomplished, in all that you do.

R is for reasonable, your understanding way.

I is for intense, your zest of living.

A is for admirable, you certainly are!

Your name in reverse order is "Airam". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Armai". 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 Maria popular?



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

Celebrities named Maria

Halle Berry

Halle Berry is an actress and former model with the most prominent portion of her career being from 1989 to present. Halle was born in 1966 as Maria Halle Berry in Cleveland, Ohio, U.S.

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Maria Sharapova

Maria Sharapova is a tennis biography. Maria was born in 1987 in Nyagan, Russian SFSR, Soviet Union.

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Maria Ozawa

Maria Ozawa is an adult biography with the most prominent portion of her career being from 2 to present. Maria was born in 1986 in Hokkaido, Japan.

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Xuxa

Xuxa is a tv host, actress, singer, and businesswoman. Xuxa was born in 1963 as Maria da Graca Meneghel in Santa Rosa, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil.

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Cote de Pablo

Cote de Pablo is an actress and singer with the most prominent portion of her career being from 1994 to present. Cote was born in 1979 as Maria Jose de Pablo Fernandez in Santiago, Chile.

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Marie Curie

Marie was born in 1867 as Maria Salomea Sklodowska in Warsaw, Kingdom of Poland, then part of Russian Empire.

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Past life for Maria born Feb 18, 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 Western Australia approximately on 900. Your profession was monk, bee-keeper, and lone gunman.

As an inquisitive and inventive person, you liked to get to the very bottom of things and to rummage in books. Talent for drama, natural born actor. There is the invisible connection between material and spiritual world. Your lesson - to search, to find and to use this bridge.

Name poster for Maria

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Here's something for you to ponder on...

The Theory Behind The Name Game - Finding a good baby name is one of the dilemmas that plague parents who live in a modern setting. Parents do have the right to be conscious about the name.

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