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Marian

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How popular is the baby name Marian in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born Ranking
1880 56 56 0
1881 45 39 6
1882 47 42 5
1883 47 47 0
1884 66 61 5
1885 69 64 5
1886 60 55 5
1887 85 85 0
1888 97 92 5
1889 90 90 0
1890 117 112 5
1891 108 108 0
1892 169 164 5
1893 140 140 0
1894 124 124 0
1895 265 265 0
1896 272 267 5
1897 309 309 0
1898 348 343 5
1899 342 336 6
1900 416 408 8
1901 304 296 8
1902 343 338 5
1903 360 355 5
1904 412 406 6
1905 460 455 5
1906 498 498 0
1907 566 556 10
1908 584 579 5
1909 646 641 5
1910 816 806 10
1911 895 884 11
1912 1,327 1,313 14 #93 girl name
1913 1,469 1,452 17 #93 girl name
1914 1,896 1,862 34 #90 girl name
1915 2,637 2,612 25 #86 girl name
1916 3,231 3,198 33 #72 girl name
1917 3,296 3,267 29 #74 girl name
1918 3,540 3,503 37 #76 girl name
1919 3,299 3,262 37 #81 girl name
1920 3,874 3,844 30 #73 girl name
1921 4,096 4,064 32 #69 girl name
1922 3,979 3,951 28 #67 girl name
1923 4,063 4,028 35 #65 girl name
1924 4,234 4,196 38 #64 girl name
1925 4,006 3,979 27 #67 girl name
1926 3,905 3,859 46 #70 girl name
1927 3,748 3,720 28 #74 girl name
1928 3,930 3,886 44 #71 girl name
1929 3,478 3,447 31 #75 girl name
1930 3,253 3,213 40 #80 girl name
1931 2,900 2,861 39 #84 girl name
1932 2,858 2,837 21 #86 girl name
1933 2,656 2,637 19 #89 girl name
1934 2,444 2,426 18 #97 girl name
1935 2,291 2,264 27
1936 2,085 2,059 26
1937 1,923 1,904 19
1938 1,883 1,866 17
1939 1,855 1,837 18
1940 1,704 1,693 11
1941 1,690 1,678 12
1942 1,846 1,838 8
1943 1,801 1,793 8
1944 1,599 1,588 11
1945 1,457 1,447 10
1946 1,648 1,648 0
1947 1,615 1,606 9
1948 1,399 1,387 12
1949 1,363 1,363 0
1950 1,267 1,258 9
1951 1,243 1,234 9
1952 1,257 1,246 11
1953 1,373 1,366 7
1954 4,028 4,014 14
1955 1,513 1,497 16
1956 1,263 1,249 14
1957 1,350 1,350 0
1958 1,059 1,050 9
1959 1,075 1,069 6
1960 1,030 1,020 10
1961 912 906 6
1962 912 901 11
1963 860 853 7
1964 764 757 7
1965 600 600 0
1966 523 517 6
1967 489 481 8
1968 399 388 11
1969 351 343 8
1970 382 382 0
1971 323 315 8
1972 269 262 7
1973 265 265 0
1974 244 238 6
1975 211 206 5
1976 224 216 8
1977 216 205 11
1978 199 199 0
1979 189 189 0
1980 222 214 8
1981 204 204 0
1982 238 232 6
1983 186 180 6
1984 199 199 0
1985 200 200 0
1986 212 207 5
1987 179 179 0
1988 183 177 6
1989 201 193 8
1990 213 203 10
1991 237 232 5
1992 216 216 0
1993 176 170 6
1994 186 181 5
1995 153 153 0
1996 164 159 5
1997 160 160 0
1998 130 124 6
1999 171 171 0
2000 315 315 0
2001 205 205 0
2002 197 197 0
2003 190 190 0
2004 208 208 0
2005 209 204 5
2006 202 202 0
2007 181 181 0
2008 201 194 7
2009 169 169 0
2010 210 210 0
2011 151 151 0
2012 185 185 0
2013 172 172 0
2014 189 189 0
2015 233 233 0

Want to know about the popularity of the Marian baby name? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 141,271 babies born with the name Marian in the United States. That's more than enough Marians 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 56 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Marian" was in 1924 with a total of 4,196 babies. (That's a lot of baby Marians)

According to the 1929 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Marian" ranks #82 in popularity as a baby girl's name in Utah. Imagine that, 15 babies in Utah have the same name as you in 1929. Across the entire United States a total of 3,478 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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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

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

Origin and Meaning of Marian

The name "Marian" is of English origin, and it means "Bitter, or From the Sea". It's a name commonly given to girls.

Marian Hossa

Marian Hossa is an ice hockey player. Marian was born in 1979 in Stara Lubovna, Czechoslovakia.

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Marian Wright Edelman

Marian was born in 1939.

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Marianne Faithfull

Marianne Faithfull is a singer, songwriter, and actress specializing in rock, classic rock, folk, and jazz music with the most prominent portion of her career being from 1964 to present. Marianne was born in 1946 as Marian Evelyn Faithfull in Hampstead, London, England.

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Marian Gaborik

Marian Gaborik is an ice hockey player. Marian was born in 1982 in Trencin, Czechoslovakia.

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Marian Seldes

Marian was born in 1928 in Manhattan, New York City, U.S.

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Marian Mudder

Marian was born in 1963.

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Other Inspirations for the Name Marian

Marian Anderson
Marian Hill
Marian Rivera
Marian Robinson
Marian Koshland Science Museum
Marian University

Alternative Meanings

M is for mirth, your laughter.

A is for accepting, your forgiving nature.

R is for refreshing, the sparkling you.

I is for instill, the lesson of life.

A is for agreeable, the best side of you!

N is for natural, the genuine side of you.

Your name in reverse order is "Nairam". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Rmaian". How do you pronounce that?

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Past life for Marian born Apr 23, 1935

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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 Yugoslavia approximately on 1650. Your profession was warrior, hunter, fisherman, and executor of sacrifices.

You were sane, practical person, materialist with no spiritual consciousness. Your simple wisdom helped the weak and the poor. Your lesson - to conquer jealousy and anger in yourself and then in those, who will select you as their guide. You should understand that these weaknesses are caused by fear and self-regret.

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