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102k
in the U.S.
since 1880

Mariah

  • Gender: Girl
  • Origin: American
  • Meaning: Bitter, or From the Sea
  • #621 All Time
Girls
Boys
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4.1m Mary
539k Maria
537k Marie
141k Mario

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



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YearTotal Babies BornGirls BornBoys BornRanking
188022220
188113130
188222220
188315150
188421210
188526260
188624240
188730300
188819190
188930300
189031310
189121210
189223230
189328280
189432320
189529290
189623230
189726260
189826260
189917170
190029290
190114140
190223230
190322220
190424240
190525250
190624240
190717170
190820200
190915150
191025250
191125250
191225250
191333330
191431310
191523230
191633330
191730300
191843430
191940400
192038380
192132320
192229290
192332320
192429290
192523230
192625250
192722220
192825250
192920200
193022220
193116160
193223230
193310100
193429290
193521210
193614140
193718180
193818180
193916160
194012120
194118180
194211110
194320200
194411110
1945880
194618180
194711110
194817170
194911110
195016160
195114140
195218180
195311110
195416160
1955880
1956660
1957880
1958550
195913130
196011110
1961660
1962550
196313130
196419190
196519190
196614140
196714140
196828280
196927270
197043430
197160600
197261610
19731351350
19741181180
19751561560
19761951905
19773042995
19782882880
19793123075
19803923866
19813213210
19823613610
19833363360
19843163115
19853423420
19862722720
19874374370
19884234230
19893993990
19901,1021,1020
19915,1995,1909#69 girl name
19924,7264,71115#74 girl name
19934,0984,0908#81 girl name
19944,7644,75113#75 girl name
19954,7884,77414#71 girl name
19965,4535,4458#63 girl name
19974,8024,8020#67 girl name
19985,0925,0857#62 girl name
19994,6504,6437#68 girl name
20004,1124,1039#75 girl name
20013,5883,5826#85 girl name
20022,6772,6707
20033,0793,0736
20042,9852,97411
20053,8463,8397#85 girl name
20064,0684,0680#82 girl name
20073,7013,7010#92 girl name
20084,0404,03010#77 girl name
20093,5903,5900#88 girl name
20103,1033,0976#97 girl name
20112,9832,9776#98 girl name
20122,8732,8730
20132,7422,7420
20142,3902,3837

Want to know about the populiarty of Mariah? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 101,591 babies born with the name Mariah in the United States. That's more than enough Mariahs to occupy the territory of Aruba (the Netherlands) with an estimated population of 101,484 (as of September 29, 2010). The name first appeared in the year 1880 when it was given to 22 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Mariah" was in 1996 with a total of 5,445 babies. (That's a lot of baby Mariahs)

According to the 1995 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Mariah" ranks #46 in popularity as a baby girl's name in Nebraska. Imagine that, 48 babies in Nebraska have the same name as you in 1995. Across the entire United States a total of 4,788 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 "Mariah" mean?

Mariah (American): Bitter, or From the Sea

The name "Mariah" is of American origin and it means "Bitter, or From the Sea". It's a name commonly given to girls. There are 3 other names that are similar to this one.

M is for munificent, for you are extremely liberal in giving.

A is for accepting, your forgiving nature.

R is for rely, everyone's trustworthy friend.

I is for impressive, your list of qualities.

A is for absolute, for you know your mind.

H is for hope, the encouragement you give.

Your name in reverse order is "Hairam". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Ahmria". 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 Mariah popular?



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

Celebrities named Mariah

Mariah Carey

Mariah Carey is a singer, songwriter, actress, and record producer specializing in R&B, pop, hip hop, and soul music with the most prominent portion of her career being from 1988 to present. Mariah was born in 1970 in Huntington, New York, U.S.

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Past life for Mariah born Oct 23, 1972

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 Mexico approximately on 725. Your profession was builder of houses, temples, and cathedrals.

You had a mind of a scientist, always seeking new explanations. Environment often misunderstood you. Had a respectable knowledge. Magic is everywhere around you, in most usual, most ordinary incidents. Your lesson - to learn magic and to help people to see it clearly. You are a magician!

Name poster for Mariah

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